Kid-friendly Events in Houston

Spending some time and doing things with your kid helps build your excellent relationship. A particular time spent with them can be part of day-to-day life; you might as well make time for play, games, and other things to do. Try sharing activities such as preparing meals, playing board games, reading, hiking, going to the park, and more. Sharing particular time with them can be great for you too. Why? Because it gives you a chance to be a kid once again and have fun. You will also feel good about being close to your children and staying up to date with what is going on in their lives.

Here, we have many possibilities for keeping the kids entertained at some of our favorite locations. Many kid-friendly events are happening in Houston this month, from festivals to interactive exhibits.  

Kid-friendly Events in Houston

The Bayou City Art Festival

7026 Old Katy Rd #221
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 521-0133

Watch out for the return of The Bayou City Art Festival at Memorial Park this coming March 25 – 27, as they celebrate their 50th year of delivering support for regional non-profit programs and endorsing improved accessibility to art education throughout the entire Houston locality. Three hundred artists from each corner of North America, which represents 19 distinct disciplines, will once again join together with a huge number of art enthusiasts in Houston for three days packed with art, music, entertainment, and food. artcolonyassociation.org

image via artcolonyassociation.org

FUNomenal Spring Break at Discovery Green

1500 McKinney St
Houston, TX 77010
(713) 400-7336

Houstonians are invited outdoors to thrive with free informative and fun activities this spring break. Each day beginning March 14 to March 18, is loaded with crafts, STEM activities, dance and music performances, and a lot more. discoverygreen.com/springbreak

Spring Break Destination Celebration at Children’s Museum Houston

1500 Binz St
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 522-1138

Children’s Museum Houston journeys into Spring Break March 12th through 19th with a comprehensive expedition like no other! Children’s Museum Houston is the most fantastic family destination where there’s something new to try and do and enjoy every day of Spring Break. Get away and have fun under the sun at Destination Celebration. Set sail on a journey of discovery where your schedule is filled to the brim with thrilling, nonstop activities every day. cmhouston.org

Hermann Park Conservancy Kite Festival

1700 Hermann Dr
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 524-5876

The Hermann Park Conservancy Kite Festival, brought to you by Kirkland and Ellis LLP, is scheduled for March 27. The Hermann Park Conservancy Kite Festival started as part of the centennial celebrations in 2014 and was so well-liked that it is now a yearly family celebration. The event brings thousands of kite flyers to Hermann Park to enjoy a day of friendly kite-flying, fun activities, entertainment, food, games, and much more. hermannpark.org

The Woodlands Family Fun Fest

2099 Lake Robbins Dr
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Have fun with your kids at The Woodlands’ scenic Town Green Park on March 12 with games, rides, family entertainment, foods, arts & crafts, arts & crafts, shopping options, and lots of fun for children of all ages. houstonareashow.com

Spring Break at Lone Star Flight Museum

11551 Aerospace Ave
Houston, TX 77034
(346) 708-2517

During Spring Break from March 12 to the 20th, at Lone Star Flight Museum, check out unique daily flight plans, including NASA rover tours, STEM demonstrations, pilot encounters, free flight simulators, movie-inspired crafts, etc. lonestarflight.org

Spring Break at George Ranch Historical Park

10215 FM 762 Rd
Richmond, TX 77469
(281) 343-0218

Uncover over 100 years of Texas history with costumed interpreters, historic home tours, historical dishes, hands-on things to do, cattle round-ups, and more! Make memories at the George Ranch Historical Park this spring break. Spring break activities begin March 12th with a Chuckwagon Breakfast and fun activities run all week long.  georgeranch.org

Annual Houston St. Patrick’s Parade

301 Milam St
Houston, TX 77002

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 12 at noon with a festive downtown parade. This fun two-hour parade is brought to you by the Houston St. Patrick’s Parade Commission and has historically been one of the greatest in the United States. There will be an after-party at Market Square Park showcasing live music from Blaggards, games, food, and a lot more. hsppc.org/parade-info/

Rock the Block Street Festival at CMH

1500 Binz St
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 522-1138

This all-ages celebration happening at the Children’s Museum on March 12th includes games and performances you don’t want to miss. Be prepared for many exciting street festivals such as Colorful Houston Art Car Parade Cars, Inflatable Carnival Games for you to play, a thrilling performance by Cirque La Vie, and more. cmhouston.org/events/rock-the-block-street-festival

Repeating Patterns in Nature at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

4501 Woodway Dr
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 681-8433

Math and mother nature are interconnected, and this event describes why snail shells, whirlpools, hurricanes, and the Milky Way galaxy all have the same pattern and why other designs are a lot less common. But don’t worry; you don’t need to be a math expert to follow the discussion. Join us on March 12th from 10:30 am -12:30 pm, register today. houstonarboretum.org

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is one of the biggest live entertainment and livestock shows held at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. If you haven’t yet been to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo see to it that you make it out this year. The Houston Rodeo is among the city’s signature events, showcasing 20 whole days of shows, championship rodeo action, livestock tournaments, and more. rodeohouston.com/Visit-the-Rodeo/Music-Concerts/Concert-Lineup

Houston Rodeo 2022 LineUp

  • March 4, Friday- Ricky Martin
  • March 5, Saturday – Jon Pardi
  • March 6, Sunday- Los Tucanes de Tijuana
  • March 7, Monday – Luke Bryan
  • March 8, Tuesday – Maren Morris
  • March 9, Wednesday – Kane Brown
  • March 10, Thursday – Journey
  • March 11, Friday – BUN B’S H-TOWN TAKEOVER
  • March 12, Saturday- Parker McCollum
  • March 13, Sunday – Dierks Bentley
  • March 14, Monday – Sam Hunt
  • March 15, Tuesday- Gwen Stefani
  • March 16, Wednesday – Khalid
  • March 17, Thursday – Chris Stapleton
  • March 18, Friday – Marshmello
  • March 19, Saturday – Brad Paisley
  • March 20, Sunday – George Strait with special guest Ashley McBryde

Other Fun Kid-friendly Things to Do

Hiking: Not every town has hiking options; you could have a look at your nearby woods. Woods are a fantastic place for a family hike, in which kids may explore, pet dogs can run loose, and parents can enjoy nature.

Biking together: There is nothing more fun than having the whole family bike together. It is ideal to start slower in your local park or perhaps a quiet parking lot if you have children. But when the training wheels go, you can begin to take on local routes and even quiet streets. Every family is different, but it is good to have one parent in the front, the children in the middle, and the other parent in the back. Additionally, feel free to work with another family to make it an, even more fun outdoor team activity.

Ice Skating Rinks: Skating with family members is a great activity. What could be more fun than sliding around on ice together with your kids, with fun music playing in the background? The best part is some ice skating rinks stay open throughout the year.  

Local Sports Activities: Sports games are fun! The fascinating thing about sports games is that you do not necessarily need a vast sports franchise to watch sports. Each town has its local high school or even college, and usually, there is almost always a football or baseball team for local people to come to watch. This is an excellent outdoor fun family activity for nearly any family to go to.

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