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Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, December 13-19, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for December 13-19!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Things to Do in Houston, with kids, December 13-19 All the Houston Holiday Events, Lights and Shows! … [Read More...]

Sugar Land Holiday Lights… Now through January 1, 2019!

The holiday lights are back at Constellation Field! I am so glad that Sugar Land Holiday Lights invited us out this year and we made the drive to Sugar Land at dusk. This festival is at Constellation Field (where the Skeeters play).  The stadium walk way and the field is filled with 2.5 million lights... plus the playground and basketball courts are open, there is food and drink for purchase, … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! December 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2018

Plan out your weekend, in Houston, with kids! See a show! Go to Home Alone—Film with Live Orchestra at Jone Hall, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at Theater Under the Stars, The Nutcracker at Wortham Theater or A Christmas Carol at Alley Theatre.  Or go to the big big Christmas show, Christmas Under the Big Top, at Second Baptist Woodway. See the lights! Go to the Christmas Village at Bayou … [Read More...]

Top 16 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – December 10-16, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, December 10-16, 2018. You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  On Monday, be a Cheap Skate at Discovery Green!  (Skating is discounted.) 2.-5.  All week long, see the lights!  Go to Magical Winter Lights in La Marque, Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo, Festival of … [Read More...]

Give Away: Family 4 Pack of Tickets to the ICE at Discovery Green!

Discovery Green has an outdoor ice rink! The ICE powered by Green Mountain Energy uses recycled water from Kinder Lake to create the largest outdoor skating rink in the Southwest. Skates come as small as size 8 and there is a ICE Box for kids under 4 to give skating at try!  (My toddler is a size 6, but we made the size 8 skates work for some time in the ICE Box.) Also, if you are a … [Read More...]

850 Pounds of Sugar, 800 Pound Gingerbread, 1,000 Pounds of Dark Chocolate and 725 Pounds of White Chocolate… The Gingerbread House at Hilton Americas Houston!

What is 7.6 Million Calories and includes 990 Eggs, 650 Pounds of Butter, 850 Pounds of Sugar, 800 Pound Gingerbread, 1,000 Pounds of Dark Chocolate and 725 Pounds of White Chocolate? And took 1,850 Man Hours to build? It’s the giant gingerbread house at Hilton Americas next to Discovery Green… and it’s up now! The display is free and in the lobby! Stop over for a hot chocolate at the … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published December 1-7, 2018!

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 Houston resources, weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are all the updates from this week, December 1-7, 2018. Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, December 6-12 Video of things … [Read More...]

Reserve Your Free Voucher Now… for Astros FanFest on Saturday, January 26, 2019!

On Saturday, January 26th, you can go to Astros FanFest from 11:00am-4:00pm where you can find your favorite players, alumni and broadcasters! FanFest is the official kick off to the 2019 season and has something fun for the whole family including autograph sessions, photo opportunities, games and more! Astros FanFest is FREE, however, all fans must have an admission voucher to enter … [Read More...]

This is the time to visit Discovery Green… ICE, Art & Giant Gingerbread!

I love Christmastime around Discovery Green! There are art installations, a giant gingerbread house, the ice rink and lots of places to eat.  We park once and spend the evening at the park. If you head downtown during the holidays, here are the things to do... and look below for a map:   1.  Gust at Discovery Green (Free) Walk along the promenade and see a whole lot of … [Read More...]

Sign Up for Winter Break Camp at Main Street Theater!

In a couple of weeks, schools will be out… and if you need something fun and constructive for the kids, sign up for Main Street Theater camps.  Sign up for one, two or three days! In these turbo camps, you will create a play in a day! Starting at 9:00am with their best brainstorming, students will create an original play (plus all their props and costumes) to share with their classmates before … [Read More...]

Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, December 6-11, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for December 6-11!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE. To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video: Full List of Things to Do in Houston, with kids, December 6-11 All the Houston Holiday Events, Lights and Shows! … [Read More...]

Where in Houston? Cockrell Butterfly Center at Houston Museum of Natural Science!

Yesterday I asked where in Houston this picture was taken. It's from the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (n the stairwell up to the top floor)! … [Read More...]

Where in Houston?

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Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! December 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 2018

Plan your weekend in Houston, with kids! Head downtown to City Hall for the Gingerbread Build Off!  This is a free, family-friendly holiday event with an epic, edible battle among dozens of teams, using entirely consumable building materials.  Kids are invited to create their own mini gingerbread houses in the Kid’s Construction Zone, where gingerbread supplies and candies are provided at no … [Read More...]

Top 15 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids –December 3-9, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, Decmeber 3-9, 2018. You can also find the full list of events HERE! 1.  On Monday, be a Cheap Skate at Discovery Green!  Skating is discounted to $8 per person. 2.-5.  All week long, see the lights!  Go to Magical Winter Lights in La Marque, Zoo Lights at the Houston … [Read More...]

Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published November 24-30, 2018!

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 Houston resources, weekend events, Houston parks, kid friendly restaurants and things to do… here are all the updates from this week, November 24-30, 2018. Weekend Events: Full List of things to do in Houston, with kids, November 29-December 5 … [Read More...]

Play at Marrs-Satsuma Pocket Park!

Address:  11305 Marrs Drive, Houston, Texas 77065 Another week, another park! This week's park is Marrs-Satsuma Pocket Park from Fun2Go Misters! This little park has a lot to do for little kids... and some good monkey bars and equipment for the bigger kids. Check out the video: There is free parking around the park. Note that there is no restroom. Also, closeby is Barwood Park that is … [Read More...]

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