Fun Events for Kids in Houston This Week
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Snow? In Houston? Well, sometimes it does happen, but have you ever seen 10 tons of it? Not only will you be able to witness it this week, but you can slide down it, too.
From Sesame Street Live to a Princess Party, here are some fun events for kids in Houston this week.
Sesame Street Live @ NRG Arena
Friday, February 7| 11AM
Join everyone’s favorite furry friends this Friday afternoon at the NRG Arena. Sesame Street Live is a live touring show based on the show we all fell in love with, Sesame Street. There are three different version of the live show, but the one coming to Houston is the Make Your Magic edition. For this show, magician Justin decides to put on an extraordinary magic show for the neighborhood, much to the excitement of everyone in town. Elmo wants desperately to be a part of the event, but there is only one problem–he can’t do magic. Grab tickets to this show on SeatGeek for as low as $35.
Winterfest and Snowslide @ The Greenway
Sunday, February 9 | 3PM
This Sunday afternoon, the Willow Waterhole Greenway will be hosting their Winterfest and Snowslide event. Ride with your kids down a hill in the middle of Houston with ten tons of snow on it! You can slip and slide down the hill and then enjoy a nice hot cup of cocoa or coffee. The fun will start at 3pm and any rider under the age of 18 will need a signed parental consent form.
Acro Fun Night @ Acrosports
Saturday, February 8 | 6:30PM
This Saturday night, let Acrosports be your babysitters. Between the hours of 6:30-10:00pm two coaches will be keeping your kids active and entertained with some games, zip-lining, bungee rides, and even a delicious pizza dinner. Don’t miss out on a chance to have an adult date night while your kids get to exert all their energy before you have to pick them up again.
My Little Valentine Kids’ Cooking Class with Casey @ Bering’s Hardware
Saturday, February 8 | 11AM
Bring your kids to Bering’s Hardware Saturday morning for a hands-on cooking class with Casey. In this class, your little one will learn how to make watermelon and strawberry “wands,” Valentine’s breakfast sundae, and raspberry vanilla popcorn. Tickets for this event start at $25.
Monsterjam @ NRG Stadium
Saturday, February 8 | 7PM
Ready to burn some energy with the kiddos? This weekend, take your kid to Monsterjam to watch some gnarly performances from the drivers. If you take them early enough, you can go to the Pit Party, which starts at 2:30pm and ends at 5:30pm. Here, your kid can meet some of their favorite drivers, see the trucks up close and personal, and even get a few autographs.
Princess Party @ Children’s Museum Houston
Saturday, February 8 | 9AM
If you have a princess-loving kid, this event will make them unbelievably happy. The Children’s Museum Houston will be hosting a Princess Party on Saturday morning, with Princess Ariel, Mulan, Moana, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Belle, Jasmine, and Tiana all in attendance. There will also be some adorable activities your kid can do like creating their own Valentine’s Day heart crown. Grab your tiara and princess dress and have a magical morning. Well, your kid should grab their princess dress, not you. Unless you want to.
Bubbles and More Play Day @ Nature Discovery Center
Sunday, February 9 | 1PM
This drop-in event is a simple way to entertain your kid for an hour or two on a lazy Sunday afternoon. The Nature Discovery Center will be completely set up with bubbles, hula hoops, jump ropes, sidewalk chalk and more for your kids to enjoy. The best part? It’s free! Get all the details here.