Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of September 9 | Fiestas Patrias 2022 Houston

Things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of September 9 | Fiestas Patrias 2022 Houston | Image Credit: Traders Village Houston

Looking for things to do with your kids this weekend in Houston? H-town is a great city to raise kids. In fact, we are 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 a great 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 truly worthwhile?  We’ve put together a list of the best activities and events this weekend that will be entertaining for the whole family. There are cheap events for kids, and there are also free things to do with kids this weekend!

Our picks for things to do in Houston with kids this weekend (September 9-11) include Fiestas Patrias 2022, Mid-Autumn Festival, Art in the Park at Discovery Green, Fall Craft Market, & more!


Deal Alert – Air-conditioned Underground Tunnel Tour of Downtown Houston

Top 10 things to do in Houston with kids this weekend of September 9, 2022 include Fiestas Patrias 2022, Mid-Autumn Festival, and more!

Did you know that Houston has the most extensive downtown tunnel system in the US? Join us on our Underground Tunnel tour (air-conditioned) without outdoor views for an in-depth look at the incredible metropolis below ground-floor in Texas’ largest business district including the most award-winning downtown skyscrapers which host many of Texas’ most noteworthy Fortune 500 corporate headquarters & historical venues.

As part of this day tour, we will visit multiple historical and artistic sections of Downtown Houston’s tunnels as well as the corporate buildings that lie on top of them. Make sure to bring your smile and camera as we will provide you with unique photo-op opportunities and inside secrets that most native Houstonians don’t even know about!

Book your Underground Tunnel Tour of Downtown Houston TODAY! 


Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend of September 9, 2022 – Friday

Hispanic Heritage Sign Wrap on Midtown Sign at Bagby Park

Midtown Sign at Bagby Park

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To celebrate the cultural legacy of Houston’s Hispanic community, come to Midtown to see the installation of a large, temporary public art display made by a local Houston artist. A wonderful event for the whole family, including your kids and friends! The installation process will take place on the famous Midtown Sign in Bagby Park.
When: Friday, September 9, 2022, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Bagby Park, 415 Gray Street, Houston, TX 77002
How Much: Free


Circle Time

Come visit Evelyn’s Park Conservancy for a reading circle and storytime session beneath the covered Trevilion, overlooking Bellaire Blvd. You’ll get to enjoy stories being read aloud to visitors in the park while flipping through pages of picture books. A perfect way to let your kids have fun while learning.
When: Friday, September 9, 2022, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: 4400 Bellaire Blvd, Bellaire, TX 77401, United States
Cost: Free


Manga Mania

Head to Tuttle Neighborhood Library and meet other fans and discuss your passion for Japanese comics, better known as Manga. The topic of discussion on Monday will be Demon Slayer 3.
When: Friday, September 9, 2022, 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Located At: Tuttle Neighborhood Library, 702 Kress St, Houston, TX 77020
How Much: Free; Registration required


Deal Alert: Save BIG at Houston Museum of Natural Sciences

Image 4: Up to 34% Off a Visit to the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Save 34% on admission to the Permanent Exhibit Hall at the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences at 5555 Hermann Park Dr., Houston. You also get an option to add tickets to the the option of tickets to the Cockrell Butterfly Center & Exhibit Hall or the Burke Baker Planetarium & Exhibit Hall

Get your Discount to the Houston Museum of Natural Sciences TODAY! 


Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Saturday, September 10, 2022

Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival

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Soak up the sun and good vibes! Summer is coming to an end. Let your kids experience summer one last time at the Children’s Museum Houston and celebrate the changing season with this fun WonderWeek!
When: Saturday, September 10, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Located At: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
How Much: $15


Art in the Park/Arte en el Parque

Art in the Park/Arte en el Parque

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Study Spanish while learning art! Thanks to Listo Translating Services and More, students between the ages of 3 and 12 will produce a distinctive work of art while honing their Spanish speaking and listening abilities. Everything is provided for the 20 participants for this session.

When: Saturday, September 10, 2022, 12 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where:Discovery Green Conservancy, 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How Much: Free


Adaptive Water Sports Festival

Adaptive Water Sports Festival

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With specialized gear and instructors, this event invites people with special needs to take part in aquatic sports including water skiing, sailing, and kayaking.

When: Saturday, September 10, 2022
Where: 8928, 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554, United States
How much: FREE for individuals with special needs and immediate family members; Pre-registration required.


Hundred Years of Happiness Reading by Thanhhà L?i

A very special event is being presented to you by The Vietnamese Culture and Science Association in collaboration with Children’s Museum Houston. The talented Vietnamese-American author Thanhhà Li will read from her picture book, “Hundred Years of Happiness,” as one of the highlights of the museum’s Mid-Autumn Festival celebration. Make sure not to miss it!
When: Saturday, September 10, 2022, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Located At: 1500 Binz St, Houston, TX 77004, United States
How Much: $15


Fall Craft Market

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft Market events

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Join HCCC this fall as they launch a brand-new run of seasonal craft fairs! Shop for arts and crafts from a prestigious collection of local creators, producers, and merchants, including Baby Cats of CA (clothing), Jessica Gutierrez Studios (ceramics), Wunderloaf (bread), Ceibo (handbags), Tak Tak Goods (glass), 6PM Candle Co. (candles), Hans Dottir (ceramics), and more!
When: Saturday, September 10, 2022, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where:4848 Main St, Houston, TX 77002, United States
How Much: Free


Deal Alert – Private Splatter Paint Experience for 2 People in Kingwood

 

Image 6: Up to 45% Off Splatter Painting at Pinspiration - Kingwood

DIY art studio invites guests to get crafty and let loose having fun with splatter paint

About This Deal

  • What’s included:
    • Splatter Suit (Shoe Caps, Shower Caps, and Goggles).
    • One 9×12 stretched canvas per person
  • Glow Upgrade: $20 for groups of 2, $25 for groups of 3-4, $35 for groups of 5-6 – Paint under the glow of black lights with neon paint!
  • Canvas Upgrade: Large Stretched 18×24 canvas available for a total price of $25
  • Valid only at Kingwood location.

Get more information and book your Private Splatter Paint Experience TODAY!!!


Things to do in Houston with Kids this Weekend – Sunday, September 11, 2022

Fiestas Patrias 2022

Fiestas Patrias

Image Credit: Traders Village Houston

Did you know that Mexicans don’t actually celebrate their independence on Cinco de Mayo? While a significant battle victory is remembered on May 5, September 16 is the actual anniversary of independence for Mexico, which they celebrate with parades, parties, and public events. Visit Traders Village on Sunday, September 11, for an incredible night of entertainment, while the market is closed on Fridays for the Grey Expo on the 16th.

Our top pick for Things to do in Houston this week with family!

When: Sunday, September 11, 2022, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: 7979 N Eldridge Pkwy Houston, TX 77041
How Much: Free


Zumba at Levy Park by Tiny Fitness

Whether you want to try Zumba for the first time or have always found it an interesting form of self-care and exercise, you’re all welcome to enjoy a 1-hour free Zumba session at Levy Park. Plus, your kids can join in on this fun exercise, too! Groove to different rhythms – salsa, hip hop, samba, and so much more!
When: Sunday, September 11, 2022, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 
Where: 3801 Eastside St., Houston, TX 77098
How Much: Free


Check out the most innovative trampoline equipment at Cosmic Air in Katy! 

Cosmic Air Trampoline Park in Katy

If you are looking for a fun place for the kids to hang out, burn energy, and have a ton of fun, look no further than the Cosmic Air Adventure & Trampoline Park in Katy! The park is famous for having the most innovative equipment available in the Trampoline Park industry. What’s more – Cosmic Air is committed to having each of its guests have the best family entertainment experience possible in Houston, all while staying on a budget!

Our top pick for indoor kid activities in Houston, Tx!!!

Location: 1210 Fry Road Houston TX 77084

Check out what all the hype is about at Cosmic Air Adventure & Trampoline Park – Houston’s number one spot for family fun!


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