Our picks for things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of October 27 include the Monster Bash, Dia de Muertos Festival, Hike, Bike, and Fright Fest: Trick-or-Treat Trail, Halloween in the Park, & more!
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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of October 27, 2023 – Friday
Discovery Green is throwing a huge Halloween party filled with tons of fun. Expect roaming performances by Cirque Olympus, a costume contest with prizes in eight different categories, a screening of Disney’s “Hocus Pocus,” and a dance party with DJ Mohawk Steve.
When: Friday, October 27, 2023, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010
How Much: Free
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Things to do in Houston on Saturday with Kids – October 28, 2023
Enjoy the Halloween spirit at Truck Yard this weekend with the whole family! Stop by for dog and human costume contests, all-day cauldron cocktails, fortune tellers, spooky food, and more.
When: Saturday, October 21, 2023, 11 am – 2 am
Where: Truck Yard, 2118 Lamar St, Houston, TX 77003
How Much: No cover
Travel back in time and learn how people celebrated Halloween at the George Ranch Historical Park! Wear your best costumes and trick or treat from historic house to house. Also, don’t forget to visit the Pumpkin Round-up in the Ranch House yard for fall family photos.
When: Saturday, October 28, 2023, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: George Ranch Historical Park, 10215 FM 762 Rd, Richmond, TX 77469
How Much: $10 – $15
Explore the wonders of space with a spooky twist this weekend at the Space Center’s Halloween-themed Galaxy Frights.
Put on your best costumes and trick-or-treat throughout the Space Center, take in a new kinetic light show, find your way through a black hole inflatable maze, snap a pic at photo stations, and more.
When: Saturday – Sunday, October 28 – 29, 2023, 10 am – 6 pm
Where: Space Center Houston, 1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, TX 77058
How Much: $29.95 | $24.95 for ages 4 – 11 | Free for ages 3 and under
Enjoy an all-day bash at the Children’s Museum Houston this weekend with DJ tunes, a Make-a-Monster workshop, games, a Thriller dance performance, and more.
When: Saturday, October 28, 2023, 10 am – 6 pm
Where: Children’s Museum of Houston, 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004
How Much: $17 for ages 1 and up
Get into the Halloween spirit with the whole family and enjoy a day of spooky games, crafts, sweet treats, costumes, and more this weekend at the Fort Bend Museum.
When: Saturday, October 28, 2023, 10 am – 1 pm
Where: Fort Bend Museum, 410 S 5th St, Richmond, TX 77469
How Much: $12 | $8 for children
The Town Center Park in Kingwood will be transforming into a spooky and magical Halloween land this weekend! Enjoy train rides, a pumpkin patch, food, vendors, and a pumpkin carving contest.
When: Saturday, October 28, 2023, 4 pm – 9 pm
Where: Town Center Park, 8 N Main St, Kingwood, TX 77339
How Much: Free
MECA’s annual two-day Dia de los Muertos festival is back! It will be packed with delicious foods, dance performances, a local vendor market, arts and crafts activities, artists, live music, and more.
When: Saturday – Sunday, October 28 – 29, 2023, 11 am – 7 pm
Where: MECA, 1900 Kane St, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free
The M-K-T in the Heights’s Hike, Bike, and Fright Fest will be wrapping up this Saturday with an afternoon of family-friendly entertainment and shopping.
You can shop for sweets and treats at M-K-T and enjoy the Trick-of-Treat Trail Mix sing-along concert. There will also be trailside pumpkin patch photo ops, the HallowGreen Houston Plant Market, free Equal Parts beer and Liquid Death water, and more.
When: Saturday, October 28, 2023, 12 pm – 6 pm
Where: M-K-T Trailside and Highline Park, 600 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007
How Much: Free
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Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of October 29, 2023 – Sunday
The ballpark in Sugar Land will be turning into Halloween Town this weekend! enjoy vendors, candy, a costume contest, rides, and much more with the whole family.
When: Sunday, October 29, 2023, 12 pm – 5 pm
Where: Constellation Field, 1 Stadium Dr, Sugar Land, TX 77498
How Much: Advance tickets start at $11 | $8 for kids aged 4 – 12 | Free for kids 3 and under
Do you know of any more Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of September 22? Share them with us in the comments!
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! Hope you enjoyed our list!
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