Things to do in Houston this holiday weekend! December 28, 29, 30, 31, 2012 and January 1, 2013

The kids are out of school and it’s time to get out and have some fun!  There are several Houston events this weekend.  For New Years Eve on December 31, there are a few family friendly  parties to choose from.

At Discovery Green there will be 2 count downs… 1 and 9:00pm and then other at midnight.  There will also be entertainers, a bubble garden and art car parade.  At the Downtown Aquarium, you can reserve a spot at Sharkey’s New Years Eve for Kids.  At 11:00am or 3:30pm, you can join the party that includes Kid’s Balloon Drop, Prizes, Sharkey & Nero Photos, Bird Show, and All Day Adventure Pass.  The event is $14.99 for ages 4-10 and $22.99 for Adults.  There is also the Rockin’ New Year’s Noon Bash at the Children’s Museum of Houston.  This end-of-year bash rings the New Year at the stroke of noon with a parade and shimmering ball drop.

Here is a list of all the weekend’s events…

December 28, 29, 30, 31, January 1 – The Ice at Discovery Green – Discovery Green
December 28, 29, 30, 31, January 1 – Mistletoe on the Go – Discovery Green
December 28, 29, 30, 31, January 1 – Zoo Lights – 6:00-10:00pm – Houston Zoo


December 28 – Meineke Car Care Bowl – University of Minnesota vs Texas Tech University – 8:00pm Kick Off – Reliant Stadium

December 29 – Buffalo Bayou Downtown Walking Tour – 10:00-12:00pm – Market Square Park
December 29 – Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green

December 31 – Rockin’ New Year’s Noon Bash – 10:00-3:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston
December 31 – Sharkey’s New Years Eve for Kids – 11:00am-2:00pm or 3:30-6:30pm – Downtown Aquarium 
December 31 – New Years Eve Houston – 7:00pm-12:30am – Discovery Green

January 1 – Jazz on Ice – 7:00-9:00pm – Discovery Green

For $10 off your purchase at the Downtown Macy’s, just use this coupon.  Macy’s is right at the Main Street Square METRORail Station.

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