Things to do in Houston today, and this 4th of July weekend, with kids! June 29, 30, July 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 2017

Happy 4th of July!  Celebrate big at Freedom Over Texas at Eleanor Tinsley Park or celebrate in style with the ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights: A Star-Spangled Salute at Miller Outdoor Theatre or celebrate with one of the other family friendly 4th of July Events around Houston!

This weekend you can also cheer on the Astros as they take on the Yankees… and then cheer for the Dynamo as they play the Impact.  You can also watch The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe at The Jeannette and L.M. George Theater and The Wizard of Oz at Main Street Theater.

For the full list of things to do, look below. And to plan you summer, go HERE for all the events scheduled in Houston!

Also, go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!

Things to Do Any Day:
Stay Cool this Summer… FREE Houston Splashpads, Pools & Air Conditioned Venues!
Free Summer Camps & Classes for Houston Kids for 2017
$1 Move Theater Movies, all over Houston, all summer long.
FREE Houston Area Summer Reading Programs (and earn really good rewards)
Kids Bowl Free All Summer.
Explore Houston like an Insider
Visit a new Houston Park
Find Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston

Thursday, June 29, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Stories Under the Sun with Houston Public Library – 10:00am – Levy Park
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe – 10:30am – The Jeannette and L.M. George Theater
Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Astros vs Athletics – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Friday, June 30, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe – 10:30am – The Jeannette and L.M. George Theater
Cool Nights – 5:00pm-8:00pm – Houston Zoo
‘90s Day and Dive-In Movie: Toy Story – 10:00am-8:00pm – Wet’n’Wild Splashtown
Astros vs Yankees – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, July 1, 2017:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday]


Top 10 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – June 26-July 2, 2017

Make plans for 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 26-July 2, 2017!

1.  Monday through Thursday, go see the Sugar Land Skeeters play at Constellation Field.

2.  On Tuesday, bring your coupon for the buy one get one free Two for Tuesday at the Downtown Aquarium.  This gets you access to the aquarium, stingray touch tank, shark tank train and rides.

3.  Wednesday through Saturday, watch The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe at The Jeannette and L.M. George Theater.

4.  On Thursday, head to the Museum District for free admission. This includes The Museum of Fine Arts and Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create!

5.  On Friday, go the Houston Zoo… at night!  At Cool Nights you can play your favorite backyard games and enjoy an ocean-friendly fish fry. Meet and great with some of the Zoo’s most popular residents, Rainbo the parrot, Fiesta the llama and Winston the pig.

6.  On Friday and Saturday, enjoy the Houston Symphony… for free.  ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights is at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

7.  On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, watch the Astros play the Yankees at Minute Maid Park.

8.  On Saturday, see The Wizard of Oz at Main Street Theater.

9.  All week, be sure to also check out the MANY free classes at your local Houston Public Library location.

10.  Any day of the week, stay cool with these free Houston Splashpads, Pools & Air Conditioned Venues!

 


Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published June 17-23, 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 17-23, 2017!

Weekend Events:

And you can always find the “Weekend Events” category HERE.

Things to Do in Houston:

Houston Area Restaurants:

Roadtrips:


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:


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:


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. George Theater or The Wizard of Oz at Main Street Theater.

If you are looking for sports, go see the Skeeters vs Ducks at Constellation Field, Dynamo vs Dallas at BBVA Compass Stadium and Astros vs Athletics at Minute Maid Park.

Be sure to also check out the MANY free classes at your local Houston Public Library location.  These include Gymboree and Knit 101 at the Houston Library Express at Discovery Green… and so much more!

For the full list of things to do, look below. And to plan you summer, go HERE for all the events scheduled in Houston!

Also, go HERE to get this list delivered to your inbox each week and HERE to get daily event updates on Facebook!

Things to Do Any Day:
Stay Cool this Summer… FREE Houston Splashpads, Pools & Air Conditioned Venues!
Free Summer Camps & Classes for Houston Kids for 2017
$1 Move Theater Movies, all over Houston, all summer long.
FREE Houston Area Summer Reading Programs (and earn really good rewards)
Kids Bowl Free All Summer.
Explore Houston like an Insider
Visit a new Houston Park
Find Kid Friendly Restaurants in Houston

Thursday, June 22, 2017:
Free Museum Entry
Children’s Museum of Houston FREE 5:00pm-8:00pm
The Health Museum FREE 2:00pm-7:00pm
Houston Museum of Natural Science FREE 3:00pm-5:00pm
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston FREE 10:00am-9:00pm
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Stories Under the Sun with Houston Public Library – 10:00am – Levy Park
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe – 10:30am – The Jeannette and L.M. George Theater
Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create! – 11:00am – 2:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Friday, June 23, 2017:
Berry Picking & Farm Funland – 9:00am-3:00pm – Blessington Farms
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe – 10:30am – The Jeannette and L.M. George Theater
Knit 101 – 1:00pm – Houston Library Epxress at Discovery Green
Cool Nights – 5:00pm-8:00pm – Houston Zoo
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Dynamo vs Dallas – 8:00pm – BBVA Compass Stadium
ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, June 24, 2017:
[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday!]


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 and fanfare on Buffalo Bayou,
  • Family friendly and strollers are allowed.
  • Admission: $8.00 Online June 1 – July 3, $10.00 Online & at Gate Day of Event, Children 5 & under FREE w/ paid adult

ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights: A Star-Spangled Salute – July 4, 2017 – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

  • Features patriotic tunes and post-concert fireworks, this year’s Star-Spangled Salute showcases vocalist Ryan Shaw’s soulful sound and the spirited leadership of our new Principal POPS Conductor, Steven Reineke. Plus enjoy favorites like our Service Medley and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture.
  • Fireworks follow the concert.
  • Free tickets available for covered seating (and no tickets needed for the hill).

Kidpendence Day – July 4, 2017 – 10:00am-6:00pm –  Children’s Museum of Houston

  • Wear your red, white, and blue to pay tribute to the land of the free and the home of the brave.
  • Kick off the festivity with the Scouts presenting the flag and the Pledge of Allegiance followed by the National Anthem.
  • Meet the embodiments of American patriotism, Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty.

Fourth of July Fireworks – July 4, 2017 – 7:00pm-9:00pm – Wet’n’Wild SplashTown

  • Fireworks, music, games and much more.
  • Park is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Must buy tickets for the waterpark.

Fourth of July in The Woodlands – – July 3 & 4, 2017 – The Woodlands (Activities all over town!)

  • Star Spangled Salute at The Pavilion (July 3, 2017): Free concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion which features the Houston Symphony performing a selection of patriotic favorites.
  • Fourth of July Parade: Watch the 1.3-mile parade around The Woodlands features marching bands, fire engines, clowns, floats and more!
  • Splash Day: Cool off at one of the Township’s community pools and enjoy activities from noon to 4 p.m. and free refreshments while supplies last. All community pools will be free to residents from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Pasadena’s Annual 4th Fest Event – July 4, 2017 – 4:00pm-10:00pm –  Pasadena Convention Center

  • Celebrate the 4th of July at the Pasadena Convention Center from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Twenty minute long fireworks show, live music, a car show, Kidzone, new attractions, USMC Toys for Tots BBQ Cook-off, games, prizes, vendors, sports and other entertainment.

LaCenterra’s 4th of July Celebration – July 4, 2017 – 4:30pm-9:30pm – LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch

  • Patriotic bike contest, live music and a free fireworks display.

 

For the full summer schedule, go HERE!


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.  This gets you access to the aquarium, stingray touch tank, shark tank train and rides.

3.  On Wednesday through Saturday, go see The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe at The Jeannette and L.M. George Theater.

4.  On Thursday, head to the Museum District for free admission. This includes The Museum of Fine Arts and Summer Art Explorers: Look, Discover, Create!

5.  On Friday and Saturday, this week you can also catch the Symphony, for free, with ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

6.  Friday through Sunday, cheer on the Skeeters at Constellation Field.

7.  On Saturday, go see The Wizard of Oz at Main Street Theater.

8.  On Saturday, head to the Maritime Museum for the Family Day: Liberty Ships.

9.  All week, be sure to also check out the MANY free classes at your local Houston Public Library location.  These include Gymboree and Knit 101 at the Houston Library Express at Discovery Green… and so much more!

10.  Any day of the week, stay cool with these free Houston Splashpads, Pools & Air Conditioned Venues!


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 Tour
Weekend Events:

And you can always find the “Weekend Events” category HERE.

Things to Do in Houston:

Houston Area Restaurants:

Houston Resources:


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:


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