Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of January 26 Include The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Houston Grand Opera Sing! Move! Play!, & More!

Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of January 26 Include The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Houston Grand Opera Sing! Move! Play!, & More!

Our picks for things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 26 include The Lion, the Witch, and the WardrobeHouston Grand Opera: Sing! Move! Play!Tree Planting Workshop, & more!



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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 – Sunday, January 26 – 28, 2024, 7:30 pm
How Much: Starts at $15

2024 Houston Auto & Boat Show

2024 Houston Auto & Boat Show

Image credit: Houston Auto Show

Get to see the latest and best vehicles available on land and sea this weekend at Houston’s two biggest annual events. You’ll get to see the latest models from every manufacturer, learn about exciting vehicles on the way, and take home some swag.
 
When: Friday – Sunday, January 26 – 28, 2024, 11 am – 8 pm
How Much: $20 | Free for kids 5 and under

Professional Bull Riders: Unleash the Beast

Professional Bull Riders: Unleash the Beast

Image credit: PBR

Get ready for a thrilling weekend as the top 35 bull riders in the world try their luck against the roughest and toughest bucking bulls. Also expect pyrotechnics, explosions, and flames to liven up the show.
 
When: Friday – Saturday, January 26 – 27, 2024, 7:45 pm
How Much: Starts at $20

Things to Do in Houston with Kids This Weekend – Saturday

5th Annual Gumbo Cook-Off

Cedar Creek’s 5th annual Gumbo Cook-Off is back! The event will feature delicious gumbo from breweries, live music, games, drinks, and so much more. 
 
When: Saturday, January  27, 2024, 1 pm – 6 pm
How Much: Starts at $35

Tree Planting Workshop

Tree Planting Workshop

Image credit: Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

In this hands-on workshop, you and the kids will learn the best practices for planting trees. You’ll get to learn how to pick the right place, how to prep the site, how to dig the right hole, and how to take care of the tree as it grows. You might even get a chance to practice a little by planting a tree at the Arboretum. 
 
Please take note, the class is best for kids aged 12 and up. 
 
When: Saturday, January  27, 2024, 10 am – 12 pm
How Much: $35

Houston Grand Opera: Sing! Move! Play!

Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 26 | Houston Grand Opera: Sing! Move! Play!

Image credit: Levy Park Houston

Introduce the kids to the magic of opera this weekend at Levy Park. This event celebrates opera’s greatest hits with action-packed workshops filled with singing, creative play, and rhythmic movement. 
 
An HGO teaching artist will be leading the kid through an entire opera. The music will also be adapted for the little ones. 
 
When: Saturday, January  27, 2024, 12 pm
How Much: Free

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon 2024

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon 2024

Image credit: USA Soaring Phoenix – Con Rong Cháu Tiên Dragon & Lion Dance Assn.

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the kids this weekend at Katy Mills Mall. The Soaring Phoenix Dragon and Lion Dance Association will be presenting a traditional Lion Dance to celebrate the event. 
 
When: Saturday, January  27, 2024, 2 pm
How Much: Free

Australia Day Celebration

Head out with the family to Platypus Brewing and enjoy a fun-filled day celebrating Australia Day. There will be food, games, drinks, and live music. 
 
When: Saturday, January  27, 2024, 12 pm
How Much: No cover

Things to Do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Sunday

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of January 26 | The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Image credit: Main Street Theater – Houston

Watch siblings Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy slip into a wardrobe and come out into the wonderful world of Narnia – a land frozen in eternal winter and bound under the powers of the White Witch. Journey with them as they get to know the characters who live there and help save them from the evil witch. 
 
The performance is recommended for fifth graders and older. 
 
When: Sunday, January 28, 2024, 2:30 pm
How Much: $20 – $30

Shop early for Valentine’s this year with the kids at the Bellaire Open Air Valentine Market! Local artisans will be setting up various unique gifts and items. There will also be food onsite.
 
When: Sunday, January 28, 2024, 12 pm – 4 pm
How Much: No cover

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