Top 11 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – December 4-10, 2017

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday,  December 4-10, 2017.  (Be sure to look for discounted holiday show tickets HERE!)

You can also find the full list of events HERE!

1.  All week,  Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo is open!  The zoo closes at 5:00pm and reopens at 6:00pm and requires a separate ticket.

2.  All week, skate at the ICE at Discovery Green .  Just check their website before you go… the banner across the top will announce any schedule changes (like the ice melting in the heat!).


3.  All week, Magical Winter Lights is open at Gulf Greyhound Park.  This giant lantern festival takes you around the world in lights!

4.  On Monday, be a Cheap Skate at Discovery Green.  Skate for $8 (which includes skate rentals).

5.  On Tuesday, take the little kids to the MFAH Playdate or Family Storybook Circle at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

6.  On Wednesday, enjoy the Stories at the Trains at Second Baptist at Woodway.  Or go see the layout on Saturday and Sunday.

7.  On Thursday, go to the Screen on the Green: Home Alone at Discovery Green.  Watch it from the hill or from the ICE!

8  On Friday through Sunday, take the family to the Tomball German Christmas Market & Festival at Tomball Train Depot.  This free event includes 4 Music Stages, Ethnic & Festival Food, Petting Zoo and Arts & Crafts.

9.  On Saturday, you can even Skate with Santa at the ICE at Discovery Green!

10.  On Saturday, enjoy the Gingerbread Build Off at Hermann Square by City Hall.  Teams will create their masterpieces using 100% edible materials. Watch the teams works, play in the kids’ construction zone and see Santa!

11. On Saturday, go to the Kinder Station Holiday Party at Hermann Park.  The event includes free arts and crafts projects, complimentary face painting and regularly priced train rides (or free rides for Hermann Park Members).

For the full list of holiday events, go HERE!

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