Things to do

Candytopia has made it’s way to Houston and is open through September 2019! This four-month interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of our favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. We were invited out to Candytopia last week

Address: 400 N Liberty Ave, New Braunfels, TX 78130 Here’s what I like about Schlitterbahn New Braunfels: It is at the Comal River and the rides run through the trees and along the water. We felt like we were river tubing all day… but with some added thrills (and food

Now this is my kind of photography pop up! A million stuffed dinosaurs and only $5 for HMNS members. In Focus: A Museum Photography Experience is now open at Houston Museum of Natural Science. The backdrops include space, Egypt, under the sea and a dino pit… check out the video

It’s waterpark season… and we have an AMAZING give away for you! Register below (or HERE) to win a Typhoon Texas Family Four Pack (four daily admissions tickets and four souvenir cups with unlimited refills for the day of purchase)! Update:  Congratulations to Juliette S! Contest Ends: Tuesday, June 11,

Main Street Theater is giving away a family 4-pack of tickets good for any performance of the fun, family musical, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown this summer! Ages 3 and up. Performances are Saturdays, June 15 – July 27 at 11am and 2pm or Sundays, July 14 – 28

Address: 3801 Eastside St, Houston, TX 77098 Levy Park is one of our very favorite Houston area parks! Just like Discovery Green is a family destination in Downtown, Levy Park is a great family destination near Greenway Plaza and the Galleria. This park has a children’s play area, spalsh area,

Address: 4502 Dunlavy, Houston, Texas Ervan Chew Park is a great little park in the Museum District.  It has big trees, a splashpad, playground, small basketball court, baseball field, picnic tables and dog park. There are two play structures and swings under the giant oak trees. One is small for

When I started this website in 2011, I wrote about the Tunnel System under Downtown Houston. Now in 2019, that post is super popular (because who doesn’t want to see the world under the downtown streets?). So, for those heading down to the tunnels, I’m bringing back the Half-Day in

Last summer I saw this tweet from Texas Humor: World traveler over here 🌎 — Texas Humor (@TexasHumor) July 19, 2018 This is funny, because that pretty much sums up our summer plans. I’ve been known to plan our driving route, or even our entire day, around Buc-ee’s locations.

It’s time for summer break!  There is a lot to do in Houston, with kids, all summer… but it can be hard to find all the posts when you need them! So… here are all the resources you need in one place… all the events for June, July and August,