Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of March 22 Include UNICEF USA's Heart Strings, International Art and Kite Festival, & More!

Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of March 22 Include UNICEF USA’s Heart Strings, International Art and Kite Festival, & More!

Our picks for things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of March 22 include Easter Seals of Greater Houston Summer Camps for 2024, UNICEF USA’s Heart StringsInternational Art and Kite FestivalThe Little Mermaid, & more!



Things to Do in Houston this Weekend With Family

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TOP PICK! – Easter Seals of Greater Houston Summer Camps for 2024

Easter Seals of Greater Houston Summer Camps for 2024

Easter Seals of Greater Houston Summer Camps for 2024

Easter Seals of Greater Houston offers unique summer camp experiences designed specifically for families with children with disabilities. Their popular Camp Buckaroo is a week-long day camp where children with disabilities (ages 6-15) are paired with buddies for fun activities. It’s also a rewarding volunteer opportunity for teens. Camp Buckaroo runs for multiple weeks in various Houston-area locations.

For an overnight adventure, Easter Seals offers Camp Smiles. This camp caters to children with cerebral palsy or similar neurological disorders (ages 6 -15), providing adapted activities in a barrier-free environment at Camp For All. Campers receive one-on-one support, ensuring everyone can enjoy horseback riding, swimming, zip-lining, and more!

Camp Buckaroo

  • Pricing: Starts at $100 | For more accurate price points, check their Camp Buckaroo Camper Application
  • Locations: Pearland – Shepherd of the Heard: June 10-14, The Woodlands – The Woodlands Methodist Church: June 15-19, Houston – St. John the Divine: June 17-21, Sugar Land – Sugar Creek Baptist Church: July 22-26
  • Schedule: They offer four different sessions of Camp Buckaroo throughout June and July, so campers can choose the dates & locations that work best for them.

Camp Smiles


Things to Do in Houston with Kids This Weekend – Friday

March Events at Traders Village Houston

Traders Village Houston

Image Credit: Traders Village Houston

Traders Village is a treasure trove of the unexpected every day, but March kicks it up a notch. Start with the West Houston Church of Christ Huge Garage Sale on March 2-3, 2024, a shopper’s paradise with thousands of donated items ready for bargain-savvy adventurers to claim.

Then, gear up for the Auto Swap 2024 happening on March 16-17. Whether chrome-obsessed or a casual car fan, you’ll love browsing hundreds of classic cars, trucks, and parts, creating a car-lovers paradise under the Texas sun.

The energy ramps up even more with the Quinceañera Expo 2024 on March 24. This vibrant celebration of Latina heritage is a feast for the senses, showcasing beautiful dresses, dance demonstrations, and everything needed to plan the perfect Quinceañera celebration.


Tomball German Heritage Festival

Tomball German Festival Christmas Market

Image credit: Tomball German Festivals

Head over to Tomball this weekend and join the celebrations for the annual German fest. The streets will be filled with more than 200 vendors selling arts and crafts, antiques, and more. You’ll also enjoy street performances, a Heritage Center, tasty German fare, festival eats, and beer and wine.
 
When: Friday – Sunday, March 22 – 24, 2024, 6 pm – 10 pm
How Much: Free

UNICEF USA’s Heart Strings: Creating Connection to the World’s Children

Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of March 22 | UNICEF USA's Heart Strings: Creating Connection to the World's Children

Image credit: UNICEF USA

Travel around the world in just 45 minutes and explore the universal language of music via the multi-sensory displays in eight interactive zones at UNICEF USA’s Heart Strings event. 
 
Along the way, you and the kids will be able to learn about UNICEF’s efforts to ensure that every child is healthy, protected, educated, and respected.
 
When: Friday – Sunday, March 22 – 24, 2024, 11 am – 7 pm
How Much: Starts at $23

Elemental Movie Screening

Enjoy a fun movie night under the stars with a screening of Disney’s “Elemental” at Texas Medical Center Helix Park. There will be fresh popcorn, various candies, and an assortment of drinks.
 
When: Friday, March 22, 2024, 6 pm – 8 pm
How Much: Free

Stay Tooned! A Tribute to 90s Cartoons 

Enjoy an art show featuring tributes to the cartoons of the 1990s with the kids this weekend. Reminisce on those cartoons and get to share your favorite moments from the with the kids.
 
When: Friday, March 22, 2024, 7 pm – 11 pm
How Much: Free

Things to Do in Houston with Kids This Weekend – Saturday

52nd Annual Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta

Watch or join the water fun at Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta’s 52nd year! The event will launch at San Felipe and Voss and finish at Allen’s Landing. After the race, there will be a post-race party starting at 11 am with finish-line activities like food, music, and more. The awards ceremony will take place at 1:30 pm.
 
When: Saturday, March 23, 2024, 8 am – 2:30 pm
How Much: Free | $55 in advance, $60 in-person registration for the event

Easter Spring Festival

Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of March 22 | Easter Spring Festival

Image credit: City of West University Place, TX – City Government

Celebrate Easter with your whole family with tons of fun activities this weekend at the West U Recreation Center’s Easter Spring Festival! There will be a giant slide, mini-train rides, face painting, activity booths, bounce houses, and pics with the Easter Bunny.
 
When: Saturday, March 23, 2024, 9 am – 11 am
How Much: Free 

International Art and Kite Festival

International Art and Kite Festival in Sugar Land

Image credit: The City of Sugar Land, Texas – City Government

Watch hundreds of colorful kites take flight at the International Art and Kite Festival. There will also be art cars, chalk art, performances, food trucks, and more.
 
When: Saturday, March 23, 2024, 10 am – 3 pm
How Much: Free 

10th Annual Heights Kids’ Day of Music Festival

10th Annual Heights Kids' Day of Music Festival

Image credit: Heights Kids’ Day of Music

Celebrate the weekend with three stages of music, a drumming tent, 30+ art organizations, a singing station, an instrument petting zoo, and more with the kids for the 10th annual Heights Kids’ Day of Music Festival.
 
When: Saturday, March 23, 2024, 10 am – 2 pm
How Much: Free 

The Little Mermaid

Watch a beautiful adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairy tale “The Little Mermaid this weekend. The show will surely delight fans of the classic tale of all ages.
 
When: Saturday, March 23 – April 13, 2024, 10 am – 2 pm
How Much: Starts at $5 

Things to Do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Sunday

Take your kids and pets with you this weekend to Saint Arnold Brewery and enjoy the amusement of a toy show and the creativity of an art market. There will be plenty of opportunities to purchase both.
 
When: Sunday, March 24, 2024, 12 pm – 6 pm
How Much: Free

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