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Nature Connects at the Houston Zoo… Open Now through September 4, 2017

Have you seen the Lego bricks at the Houston Zoo?  At Nature Connects, you can see giant animals made from more than 770,000 LEGO bricks! Members can enter Nature Connects for $3.95 per person (includes unlimited Texas Direct Auto Wildlife Carousel & Nature Connects All-Day Pass).  Others can purchase a special ticket at the front gate: Adult $19.95 – Includes Zoo admission, all-day … [Read More...]

Easy Houston Day Trip or Staycation… Visiting the Kemah Boardwalk with Kids!

Are you heading to Kemah for some waterside family fun?  If you are like me, you'd rather get advice from another parent than from advertising pamphlets...  So when Houston mom Ashley came back from her little roadtrip, we asked her to tell us about it! In her own words, here are Ashley's tips for visiting Kemah, with kids! My family (husband and 2 sons, Patton 4 and Crosby 2) went to Kemah … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: June 22-28, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of June 22, 2017, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for June 22-28 Things to do in Houston, with kids, for Summer! Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Experience the Future at McDonalds Morton Ranch Katy

Address: 22914 Morton Ranch Road, Katy, Texas You won't find many fast food reviews over here on BigKidSmallCity... but this is the place we've been to every day this week after our super hot little league games. AND this McDonald's let's you "Experience the Future"! This new Katy McDonald's features digital ordering kiosks, Bluetooth table locators, indoor and outdoor digital menu boards, … [Read More...]

Give Away: Family Plus Membership to the Children’s Museum of Houston!

The Children’s Museum of Houston’s “Sci-Fi Summer” will take you to infinity and beyond! Now through Labor Day weekend, take off on an out-of-this world adventure where imagination and reality collide. Come to the Children's Museum of Houston to explore the endless possibilities of time, space and mind-boggling discoveries where there are no limits to where you’re going, even if it means doing … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Ramen Tatsu-ya!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from Ramen Tatsu-ya! … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, June 22-28, 2017!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for June 22-28!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Weekend Events for June 22-28 Things to do in Houston, with kids, this summer Stay Cool this Summer… FREE Houston Splashpads, Pools & Air Conditioned Venues! Free Email Sent Thursday, with … [Read More...]

Discount Code for the Harlem Globetrotters at NRG or Berry Center, July 8-9, 2017!

The Harlem Globetrotters are playing NRG Arena on July 8 and Berry Center on July 9, 2017… and I have a discount code!! The games are: NRG Arena (Houston) Sat., July 8, 2017 @ 2pm Sat., July 8, 2017 @ 7pm Berry Center (Northwest Houston/Cypress) Sun., July 9, 2017 @ 3pm SAVE $7 with Code: COURT! Find tickets HERE. … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

Where in Houston was this picture taken? … [Read More...]

Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! June 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2017

Things to do in Houston, with kids, this week! Head to the Museum District for free admission on Thursday. This includes The Museum of Fine Arts and Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! This week you can also catch the Symphony, for free, with ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights at Miller Outdoor Theatre.  Or go see The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe at The Jeannette and L.M. … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, for the 4th of July 2017!

Happy Fourth of July! If you are looking to celebrate Independence Day, with the kids, around Houston, here's what's happening!  Or, you can go HERE for free pools and splashpads all over town!  (And if you know of more events, let us know!) Freedom Over Texas – July 4, 2017 - 4:00pm-10:00pm – Eleanor Tinsley Park This is the City of Houston's big event with July 4th music, fireworks … [Read More...]

Top 10 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – June 19-25, 2017

Plan on another great week in Houston, with kids! So you can look forward to the events, posted prior to the full list going live, here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, June 19-25, 2017! 1.  On Monday, celebrate A Gulf Coast Juneteenth at Miller Outdoor Theatre. 2.  On Tuesday, bring your coupon for the buy one get one free Two for Tuesday at the Downtown Aquarium. … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published June 10-16, 2017!

There are a lot of things to do in Houston, with kids, each week… and it can be hard to keep track of it all! To help you find all the weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are the updates from this week, June 10-16, 2017! Galveston Dolphin TourWeekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, June 15-21 Video: Favorite Things … [Read More...]

Audio: Favorite Houston Family Events for this Weekend: June 15-21, 2017

Listen to my favorite events for the weekend (and week) of June 15, 2017, or watch the video HERE! To help you navigate, below are the posts mentioned in the audio clip: Full List of Weekend Events for June 15-21 Things to do in Houston, with kids, for Summer! Free Email Sent Thursday, with Things-To-Do Each Weekend … [Read More...]

Give Away: Family Four Pack to Sugar Land Skeeters Game!

Who wants to go see the Sugar Land Skeeters?  Games are family friendly and Constellation Field even has a playland and splashpad... plus tickets start at just $9! Not only that, but one family will get to go for free!  To win four tickets to any game this season, register below. Update:  Congratulations to Caleb R! Contest Ends: June 20, 2017 Official Rules: … [Read More...]

Give Away: Tickets to Garbage Island 3.0!

Garbage Island 3.0 is the only original live sketch comedy show in Houston for children ages 2 –6 years old (with lots of laughs for Mom and Dad, too!)... and I have tickets to give away! July 8 - 29 10:30 am, Saturdays Rec Room, 100 Jackson Street, Houston, Texas 77002 $10 per ticket, includes drink (mimosa, coffee, juice box) Get all the details HERE. If you want to win 4 tickets to … [Read More...]

Discount Code for the Harlem Globetrotters at NRG or Berry Center, July 8-9, 2017!

The Harlem Globetrotters are playing NRG Arena on July 8 and Berry Center on July 9, 2017… and I have a discount code!! The games are: NRG Arena (Houston) Sat., July 8, 2017 @ 2pm Sat., July 8, 2017 @ 7pm Berry Center (Northwest Houston/Cypress) Sun., July 9, 2017 @ 3pm SAVE $7 with Code: COURT! Find tickets HERE. … [Read More...]

ALL the Kids Agree: Dolphin Tours in Galveston are Great!

My kids don't always agree. In fact, they probably disagree on what to do for fun more than they agree... but we found something that everyone liked to do!   After seeing a segment on Houston Life, we decided to head down to Galveston for the Bay  Watch Dolphin Tour! This 45 minute tour heads out from Galveston's Pier 21 and is for all ages. Adults are $10, kids are $5 and babies are … [Read More...]

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