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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! January 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 2019

Plan out your weekend, in Houston, with your kids!

Go to the MATCH Family Day.  This free event is an entire city block filled with performances and activities. Performances will include Schoolhouse Rock from Main Street Theater, concerts from Prelude Music, and performances of Alice presented by Open Dance Project. There will also be an appearance by Party Princess Productions, bounce houses, face painters, balloon artists, stilt walkers, chalk artists and more.

Skate on the ICE at Discovery Green.  On Saturday you can event skate with Wonder Woman!

Enjoy the Lunar Eclipse at the George Observatory.  The telescopes will also be open until midnight.

Or celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Children’s Museum of Houston!  Sing African American spirituals, listen to uplifting, winning words by Gardere’s oratory speech winner, march down Kid’s Hall in celebration of civil rights during our peace rally and listen to “I Have a Dream,” the speech that changed the course of history.

For the full list of things to do, look below.

Things to Do Any Day:

FREE Indoor Playplaces around Houston – There are a lot of FREE indoor places to play… with no memberships required!
Find a New Houston Area Park!
Houston Citywide Map: Things to do in Houston, with kids
Texas Roadtrips – Pack up the family and head towards Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi or Dallas… and stop at these parent recommended spots!

Thursday, January 17, 2019:

Free Museum Entry
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Kindergarten Readiness Seminar – 9:30am – Veritas Christian Academy of Houston
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Screen on the Green: Show Dogs – 7:00pm – Discovery Green

Friday, January 18, 2019:

Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am – Hermann Park Centennial Gardens
ICE – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Family Campfire Night – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary

Saturday, January 19, 2019:

Super Saturday: Buy One Get One Free – Downtown Aquarium (with coupon)
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Firefighter Weekends: Fire Finder – 11:00am – Houston Fire Museum
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Skate with Wonder Woman – 5:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Rockets vs Lakers – 7:30pm – Toyota Center

Sunday, January 20, 2019:

ICE – 11:00am-8:00pm – Discovery Green
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Match Family Day – 1:00pm-5:30pm – MATCH
Lunar Eclipse – 5:00pm-2:00am – George Observatory

Monday, January 21, 2019:

MLK Grande Parade  – 10:00am –  Midtown
“Original” MLK, Jr.Parade – 10:00am – Downtown
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Martin Luther King, Jr. – 12:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston

Tuesday, January 22, 2019:

ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green

Wednesday, January 23, 2019:

Gymboree – 11:00am – Evelyn’s Park
Nature Storytime – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green

Looking for more to do in your part of town? Check out…

365 Things to Do in Houston for grown-up things to do.
Fun2Go Misters for things to do near Humble.
Mac Kid SW Houston for things to do in SW Houston, Missouri City, Sugar Land.
Woodlands Mommy for things to do around The Woodlands.
Gish Picks… Curated Culture for Kids and Adults

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