Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 20 | Otaku Lunar New Year Food Festival

Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 20 | Otaku Lunar New Year Food Festival

Our picks for things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 20 include Otaku Lunar New Year Food FestivalChildren’s Texas Art Festival at Bayou BendLunar New Year at Solstice, & more!

Are you looking for things to do with your kids this weekend in Houston? H-town is a great city to raise kids. In fact, Houston is consistently regarded as one of the most family-friendly in the country.

Apart from a number of great schools, there are always so many different events that kids and families can participate in. The Houston Museum of Natural Science is an excellent destination during the weekends. There is also the Children’s Museum of Houston which always has a lot of great events. These are just two among many such event venues.

But, with so many things to do with kids in Houston, how can you know which ones are genuinely worthwhile? We’ve put together a list of the best weekend activities and events to entertain the whole family. There are cheap events for kids and free things to do with kids this weekend!

Remember to explore Things to do in Houston this Weekend of January 20, Things to do in Galveston this Weekend of January 20, and  Things to do in Houston this Week of January 16!

Also, remember to also check out our recent posts on MLK Parade Houston, Best Places To Take Pictures in Houston, Fun Things to Do in Katy TX, and YMCA of Great Houston Health and Wellness Progams!


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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of January 20, 2023 – Friday

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Garden Theater

In this classic Shakespeare play, four Athenians run away to the forest. There, they encounter Puck the fairy who makes both boys fall in love with the same girl. This has them running through the forest in pursuit of each other. However, in the end, Puck is convinced to reverse the magic and the original couples reconcile and finally marry.

When: Friday, January 20 – 29, 2023,  8 pm
Where: MATCH – Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston, 3400 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: $20 – $25


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10 things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 20, 2023 include Otaku Lunar New Year Festival, Children's Texas Art Festival & more!

The award-winning Space Center Houston is one of Houston’s most popular family attractions and takes visitors behind the scenes of the NASA Johnson Space Center. Filled with interactive exhibitions, multi-media displays, cutting-edge technology, and fascinating space artifacts, there’s something to amaze and entertain all ages. Full-day entrance ticket to the Space Center Houston includes the Nasa Tram, Mission Briefing Center, and Starship Gallery Choice of entrance times throughout the day.

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Things to do in Houston with Kids on Saturday – January 21, 2023

Chinese Community Center presents 2023 Lunar New Year Festival

Things to do in Houston this week | 2023 Lunar New Year Festival

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The Chinese Community Center will be celebrating the Year of the Rabbit by showcasing dragon and lion dances as well as food, vendors, games, cultural performances, local artists, and various businesses. Merchandise will also be available including limited edition LNY t-shirts.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 10 am
Where: Chinese Community Center, 9800 Town Park Dr, Houston, TX 77036
How Much: Free


Hops n’ Hot Sauce Festival

Things to do in Houston this week | Hops n' Hot Sauce Festival

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If you love your hot sauces, jerky, salsas, and seasonings, this event would be perfect for you. The 7th Annual Hops n’ Hot Sauce Festival will be featuring over 70 vendors from all over the state of Texas to present their hot sauce, salsas, jerky, jams and jellies, pickled products, seasonings, sweets, and more. You can also join a Hot Pepper eating contest and spicy food challenge. And there will be a silent auction benefitting Addi’s Faith Foundation and Texas Heroes Advocating Autism research.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 11 am
Where: Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy, Humble, TX 77338
How Much: $10 | Free for kids under 12


Arbor Day Celebration

Study up with the kids and learn the importance of trees at the Arbor Day Celebration at the Arboretum. Here, you can try your hand at lumberjack games, go on a tree hike, watch tree-climbing demonstrations, and enjoy many more family-friendly booths and activities. You can even buy a tree from the onsite sale and bring it home.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Houston Arboretum and Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr, Houston, TX 77024
How Much: Free


Lunar New Year Bash at Children’s Museum Houston

Things to do in Houston this weekend with kids | Lunar New Year Bash

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Celebrate Lunar New Year with the kids and help them learn more about Houston’s diverse Asian heritage at the Children’s Museum Houston Lunar New Year Bash! The day will be filled with tons of fun activities like lion dances, arts and crafts, and so much more.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Children’s Museum Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $15 for ages 1 and up


Make a Winter Wand

Every Saturday is kid’s craft day at William Price Distilling. And this Saturday, you’re invited with the kids to make their very own winter wands. You can make the wand with them or chill out with the other parents with some delicious drinks. 

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 2 pm – 5 pm
Where: William Price Distilling Company, 970 Wakefield Dr, Houston, TX 77018
How Much: Free


Winter Street Studios Fire Relief Fundraiser

Take the kids out and enjoy some live music, food, beer, and coffee trucks at Silver Street Studios and help our artists affected by the Winter Studios fire back in December. Artworks will also be available for sale. And donations will be accepted. Help these artists get back up on their feet.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards St, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free


Otaku Lunar New Year Food Festival

Things to do in Houston this weekend | Otaku Lunar New Year Food Festival

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If your kids love anime, this is the event for them. Over the two-day event, there will be more than 10 vendors set up at the Karbach Brewery Company offering all kinds of goods and gourmet foods. You can expect everything from Japanese street food to Filipino food and Taiwanese boba tea. There will also be an Anime village with 20+ vendors selling anime products. In addition to that, there will be anime cosplays and artists, lion dances, a limited car show, and so much more.

When: Saturday, January 21, 2023, 12 pm – 10 pm
Where: Karbach Brewing Company, 2032 Karbach St, Houston, TX 77092
How Much: Free


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Things to do in Houston with Kids - Johnson Space Center

Things to do in Houston with Kids – Johnson Space Center | Image Credit – CityPASS Houston

The City Pass is the best way to enjoy museums and other popular attractions around Houston. It offers prepaid admission to five must-see attractions including Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo OR Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Kemah Boardwalk OR Children’s Museum of Houston.

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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of January 20, 2023 – Sunday

Children’s Texas Art Festival at Bayou Bend

Things to do in Houston this week | Children's Texas Art Festival

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Enjoy an afternoon of free and family-friendly fun with your little ones and the whole family at the Children’s Texas Art Festival! The event celebrates art created by and for children. Some of the highlights include music, dancing, classical music, discovery activities in the historic house on-site, interactive play and learning, creating fiber art in a drop-in workshop, and artisan demonstrations.

When: Sunday, January 22, 2023 | 1 pm – 5 pm
Where:
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, 6003 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free


Lunar New Year at Solstice

Things to do in Houston this weekend with kids | Lunar New Year at Solstice

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The Lunar New Year at Solstice celebration at Discovery Green will feature performances by Dance of Asian America, Flower Basket Dance, Aurelia Sky, and many other performers. There will also be plenty of food vendors offering authentic Asian food and additional activities for the whole family to enjoy.

When: Sunday, January 22, 2023 | 5 pm – 8 pm
Where:
Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free


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