Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of January 19 Include Monster Jam, Children's Texas Art Festival, & More!

Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of January 19 Include Monster Jam, Children’s Texas Art Festival, & More!

Our picks for things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 19 include the Monster JamChildren’s Texas Art FestivalHouston Astros FanFest, & more!



Things to Do in Houston with Kids This Weekend – Friday

Cirque Italia Silver Water Circus

Cirque Italia’s “Aquatic Spectacular” features a custom-designed water stage at Katy Mills Mall. The stage holds 35, 000 gallons of water. Here, performers will perform a variety of thrilling stunts and acrobatics. 
 
When: Friday – Tuesday, January 19 – 23, 2024, 7:30 pm
How Much: Starts at $15

Things to Do in Houston with Kids This Weekend – Saturday

Monster Jam

Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 19 | Monster Jam

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Watch 12, 000-pound monster trucks soaring, flipping, and crashing around NRG Stadium this weekend! The touring spectacle will be back in Houston and you’ll also get plenty of photo opportunities with the amazing vehicles. 
 
When: Saturday – Sunday, January 20 – 21, 2024, 6 pm and 3 pm
How Much: Starts at $20

Arbor Day Celebration

Arbor Day Celebration

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Arbor Day at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center celebrates the importance of trees. here, you’ll be able to learn how bees use trees to make honey, try some apple cider, meet Johnny Appleseed, go on a hike to discover how trees feed wildlife, and so much more. There will also be plenty of crafts and activities for the whole family to enjoy. 
When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 10 am – 2 pm
How Much: Free

Peace of Mind

Relax and find your inner peace with the kids this weekend at the Children’s Museum Houston. The museum will be having a music therapy workshop where the little ones can make their instruments and learn some calming breathing techniques.  There will also be the Go Team Therapy Dogs where the kids will be able to have a visit and interact with therapy animals. 
When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 10 am – 4 pm
How Much: Included in general admission
Things to do in Houston this weekend of January 19 | Houston Astros FanFest

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The Houston Astors FanFest is the official kickoff to the 2024 season and has something fun for the entire family. This includes photo opportunities with your favorite players, autograph sessions, games, and more. Please keep in mind that all fans must have an admission voucher to enter FanFest.
When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 11 am – 4 pm
How Much: $1 per voucher

Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz

Houston Rockets vs Utah Jazz

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Cheer on the Rockets with the kids this weekend as they play against the Utah Jazz. Bring your favorite sports snacks and dress in your team colors!
When: Saturday, January 20, 2024, 7 pm
How Much: Starts at $29

Things to Do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Sunday

Insomnia Gallery and Deep End Records will be holding their first Punk Rock Garage Sale of the new year this weekend! The event will feature over 50 vendors inside a massive adult playground of a venue. Get to shop for music, art, toys, books, shirts, collectibles, comics, music gear, and so much more. 
 
When: Sunday, January 21, 2024, 2 pm – 6 pm
How Much: No cover
Pick your produce with the kids this weekend at the Blackwood Skyfarmer’s Market. The market is set up every first and third Sunday of the month. It will feature seasonal organic produce and showcase the cultural diversity of Houston’s food scene.
When: Sunday, January 21, 2024, 2 pm – 6 pm
How Much: Free

Children’s Texas Art Festival

Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 19 | Children's Texas Art Festival

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Visit the Bayou Bend Collections and Gardens this Sunday for the Children’s Texas Art Festival. The festival celebrates art created by and for children that helps forge a connection to Texas and American heritage. The event will also be filled with free family fun activities. 
When: Sunday, January 21, 2024, 1 pm – 5 pm
How Much: Free

Shadow Alley Market

The Shadow Alley Market offers witch-crafted wares, food, drinks, and more that you won’t see in normal markets. Explore this unique world featuring tarot readings, corpse paint, and more with the kids this weekend. 
When: Sunday, January 21, 2024, 4 pm – 9 pm
How Much: Free

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