Things to do in Houston, with kids, for Fall! Houston Events for September 4 – November 1, 2018

Fall in Houston… time for festivals, family fun and hopefully some cooler weather!  So you can plan, here are all the family events scheduled for September 4-November 1, 2018.

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018:

Toddler Tuesdays: Should I Share My Ice Cream? – 10:30am – Discovery Green
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Art Houston

Free at the Zoo – 12:00pm-Closing – Houston Zoo
Astros vs Twins – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Wednesday, September 5, 2018:

Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park
Astros vs Twins – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Thursday, September 6, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park
School of Rock – 8:00pm – Market Square Park

Friday, September 7, 2018:

Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
30th Anniversary Production of Always…Patsy Cline – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, September 8, 2018:

Super Saturday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
HPL Express Craft – 11:30am – Discovery Green
Free Play Day – 12:00pm-4:00pm – Houston Fire Museum
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
30th Anniversary Production of Always…Patsy Cline – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, September 9, 2018:

Grandparents Day Breakfast – 8:30am-10:00am – Hermann Park
Pawsitive Pups – 1:00pm – Levy Park
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
My First Music Lesson – 3:00pm – Discovery Green

Monday, September 10, 2018:

Find a new Houston Park or Splashpad!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday: Are You ready to Play Outside?  – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Wednesday, September 12, 2018:

Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field

Thursday, September 13, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park
Skeeters vs Ducks – 7:05pm – Constellation Field
Houston Ballet Presents An Evening of Stars – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, September 14, 2018:

Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Skeeters vs Ducks – 6:35pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs D-backs – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Houston Ballet Presents An Evening of Stars – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Park After Dark Night Hike – 8:00pm – Nature Discovery Center

Saturday, September 15, 2018:

Super Saturday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Free HALS Train Rides – 9:00am-1:00pm – Zube Park
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Young Audiences of Houston – 1:00pm-2:30pm – Levy Park
Flea by Night – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Skeeters vs Ducks – 6:05pm – Constellation Field
Astros vs D-backs – 6:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Dynamo vs Timbers – 7:30pm – BBVA Compass Stadium
Houston Ballet Presents An Evening of Stars – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, September 16, 2018:

Fiestas Patrias – 12:00pm-3:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Bayou Bend Family Day “Hispanic Heritage” – 1:00pm-5:00pm – Bayou Bend Collection
Astros vs D-backs – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Skeeters vs Ducks – 2:05pm – Constellation Field
Inprint Cool Brians! Series Presents Sylvia Acevedo – 3:00pm – Meyerland Performing and Visual Arts Middle School
El Grito featuring Los Ligaditos – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Monday, September 17, 2018:

Astros vs D-backs – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Tuesday, September 18, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday:  Are You Ready for Some Football? – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Young Audiences of Houston presents Africa Rising! – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Astros vs D-backs – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Wednesday, September 19, 2018:

Young Audiences of Houston presents Africa Rising! – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park
Astros vs D-backs – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park

Thursday, September 20, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park

Friday, September 21, 2018:

Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Gamers Paradise: Minecraft and Roblex Challenges – 6:30pm – IdeaLab 8404 Katy Freeway
Astros vs Angels – 7:10pm – Minute Maid Park
River Oaks Chamber Orchestra: Season 14 Opening Concert – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Freedom Division Series – Constellation Field

Saturday, September 22, 2018:

Smithsonian Free Museum Day – Several Participating Houston Museum (Print free ticket HERE.)
Super Saturday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Mason Park Bridge Grand Opening 5K – 8:00am – Mason Park
Art in the Park – 10:00am-12:00pm – Evelyn’s Park
Take Me Outdoors Houston – 10:00am-3:00pm – Discovery Green
Mid-Autumn Fest – 10:00am-4:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Rosenberg Railroad Museum Fall Fun Fest – 10:00am-5:00pm – Rosenberg Railroad Museum
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
HPL Express Craft – 11:30am – Discovery Green
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Astros vs Angels – 6:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Salsa y Salud! – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Freedom Division Series – Constellation Field

Sunday, September 23, 2018:

Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Astros vs Angels – 1:10pm – Minute Maid Park
Freedom Division Series – Constellation Field

Monday, September 24, 2018:

Explore Abilities Day – 10:00am – Children’s Museum of Houston (Open for kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and sensory processing differences.)

Tuesday, September 25, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday: Cooking with Henry and Ellibelly – 10:30am – Discovery Green
David Gonzalez’ Cuentos: Tales from the Latino/x World – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Mystery Book Club – 12:00pm – Discovery Green
Atlantic Leauge Championship Series – Constellation Field

Wednesday, September 26, 2018:

Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park
Dynamo vs Union – 7:00pm – BBVA Compass Stadium
Atlantic Leauge Championship Series – Constellation Field

Thursday, September 27, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park
No Bully Here Celebration Concert – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, September 28, 2018:

Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Day Out with Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2018 – 10:10am-2:20pm – Burnet Community Center, Burnet, Texas
Family Movie Night: Annie – 7:30pm – Levy Park
Classic Journey Live – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, September 29, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Super Saturday (Buy One Get One Free) – Downtown Aquarium
Day Out with Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2018 – 8:30am-5:40pm – Burnet Community Center, Burnet, Texas
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
STEAM Career Exploration Day – 10:00am-6:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Special Collections Saturday – 6:00pm-8:00pm – Discovery Green
moonGARDEN: Opening Night – 7:00pm-9:00pm – Discovery Green
Dynamo vs Earthquakes – 7:30pm – BBVA Compass Stadium
Rhythm & Wind – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, September 30, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Day Out with Thomas: The Friendship Tour 2018 – 8:30am-4:00pm – Burnet Community Center, Burnet, Texas
Curious George: The Golden Meatball – 12:30pm & 3:30pm – Main Street Theater (3:30pm is Sensory Friendly Performance)
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
moonGARDEN – 6:00pm-12:00am – Discovery Green
Ballet Folklórico de México de Amalia Hernandez – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
moonGARDEN: Dancin; in the Moonlight – 7:30pm – 10:00pm – Discovery Green

Monday, October 1, 2018:

Cinderella in Spain – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Tuesday, October 2, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday: Moon – 10:30am – Discovery Green
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am – Museum of Fine Art Houston
Cinderella in Spain – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Free at the Zoo – 12:00pm-Closing – Houston Zoo
moonGARDEN – 6:00pm-12:00am – Discovery Green
Rockets vs Grizzles (Preseason) – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Wednesday, October 3, 2018:

Cinderella in Spain – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park
moonGARDEN – 6:00pm-12:00am – Discovery Green

Thursday, October 4, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park
Greek Festival– 5:00pm-10:00pm – Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
moonGARDEN – 6:00pm-12:00am – Discovery Green
Rockets vs Pacers (Preseason) – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
39th Annual Festival Chicano – 7:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Friday, October 5, 2018:

Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 9:30am-3:30pm – Blessington Farms
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Greek Festival– 11:00am-3:00pm & 5:00pm-10:00pm – Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral (Free admission 11:00am-3:00pm)
moonGARDEN – 6:00pm-12:00am – Discovery Green
39th Annual Festival Chicano – 7:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
moonGARDEN: “Goodnight, Moon” – 7:00pm-9:00pm – Discovery Green

Saturday, October 6, 2018:

Food Allergy Heroes Walk – 8:00am-11:00am – Memorial Park
Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Houston Symphony: Peter and the Wolf – 10:00am & 11:30am – Jones Hall
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Hands On Houston: Mixed Media Sculptures – 11:00am-3:00pm – Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Greek Festival– 11:00am-10:00pm – Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Kids Okotober Festival– 12:00pm-5:00pm – Czech Center Museum Houston
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Loteria Night! – 6:00pm-8:00pm – Discovery Green
moonGARDEN – 6:00pm-12:00am – Discovery Green
39th Annual Festival Chicano – 7:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
METdance Season Kickoff – 8:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Park to Port Bike Ride – 7:30am – Hermann Park

Sunday, October 7, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Greek Festival– 12:00pm-6:00pm – Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral
Curious George: The Golden Meatball – 12:30pm & 3:30pm – Main Street Theater
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
moonGARDEN – 6:00pm-12:00am – Discovery Green

Monday, October 8, 2018:

Houston Citywide Map: Things to do in Houston, with kids

Tuesday, October 9, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday: Jazz Baby – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Rockets vs Sharks (Preseason) – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Wednesday, October 10, 2018:

Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park

Thursday, October 11, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park

Friday, October 12, 2018:

Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 9:30am-3:300pm – Blessington Farms
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Dia de la Hispanidad – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, October 13, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Howl-o-Ween Dog Walk, Costume Contest & Pet Expo – 8:00am-11:00am – Central Green Park in LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Bayou City Art Festival– 10:00am-6:00pm – Streets Surrounding City Hall
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Curious George: The Golden Meatball – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater
KBR Kids Day – 11:00am-3:00pm – Guadalupe Plaza Park
HPL Express Craft – 11:30am – Discovery Green
Free Play Day – 12:00pm-4:00pm – Houston Fire Museum
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Halloween Mayhem  – 10:00am-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Oktoberfest – 2:00pm-6:00pm – First Evangelical Lutheran Church Midtown
Fall Family Festival– 3:00pm-6:00pm – St. Peter’s Methodist Church Katy
Ramsey Lewis & Urban Knights – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Symphonic Spooktacular – 7:30pm – Jones Hall

Sunday, October 14, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Bayou City Art Festival– 10:00am-6:00pm – Streets Surrounding City Hall
Halloween Mayhem  – 12:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Pawsitive Pups – 1:00pm – Levy Park
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
My First Music Lesson – 3:00pm – Discovery Green
Brazilian Food & Music Festival – 11:00am-7:00pm – The Wildcatter Saloon

Monday, October 15, 2018:

Sensory Friendly Day – 10:00am – 3:00pm – Children’s Museum

Tuesday, October 16, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday: Touch a Truck – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Open Dance Project’s ENGINuity! – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Halloween Mayhem  – 4:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum

Wednesday, October 17, 2018:

Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Halloween Mayhem  – 4:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park
Addams Family – 7:00pm – Market Square Park
Rockets vs New Orleans – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Thursday, October 18, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park
Halloween Mayhem  – 4:00pm-8:00pm – Children’s Museum

Friday, October 19, 2018:

Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 9:30am-3:30pm – Blessington Farms
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Halloween Mayhem  – 4:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Night Market – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Asia Society
Splendid China XIII – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, October 20, 2018:

Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Wings Over Houston– 8:00am-6:00pm – Ellington Airport
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
ArBOOretum! – 10:00am-4:00pm – Houston Arboretum
Halloween Mayhem  – 10:00am-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Curious George: The Golden Meatball – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater
Energy Day– 11:00am-4:00pm – Sam Houston Park
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Pumpkin Patch – 11:00am-4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Splendid China XIII – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
East End Street Fest – 12:00pm-10:00pm – East End Esplanade

Sunday, October 21, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Wings Over Houston– 8:00am-6:00pm – Ellington Airport
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Pumpkin Patch – 11:00am-4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Halloween Mayhem  – 12:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Bayou Bend & Rienzi Family Day – 1:00pm-5:00pm – Bayou Bend & Rienzi
Dynamo vs Sounders – TBD – BBVA Compass Stadium

Monday, October 22, 2018:

Houston Citywide Map: Things to do in Houston, with kids

Tuesday, October 23, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday: Good Morning Yoga – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Mystery Book Club – 12:00pm – Discovery Green
Halloween Mayhem  – 4:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum

Wednesday, October 24, 2018:

Moving Myths: Story Telling Through Dance – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Halloween Mayhem  – 4:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park
Rockets vs Jazz – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Thursday, October 25, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park
Let’s Make A Play Today! – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Halloween Mayhem  – 4:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum

Friday, October 26, 2018:

Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 9:30am-3:30pm – Blessington Farms
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Halloween Mayhem  – 4:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Scream on the Green – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Chef Academy – 6:30pm – IdeaLab
Rockets vs Clippers – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
Red Baraat – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, October 27, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
90th Anniversary Carnival– 10:00am-3:00pm – Poe Elementary
Touch-A-Truck 2017 & Model Train Festival – 10:00am-4:00pm – 6th Street Texas City
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Halloween Mayhem  – 10:00am-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Curious George: The Golden Meatball – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater (11:00am Audio Described, 2:00pm ASL Shadow Interpreted)
Day of Dead Festival– 11:00am-7:00pm – MECA
STEM Saturday – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
This Joint is Jumpin’: Big Band Favorites with the Richard Brown Big Band – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, October 28, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival –Todd Mission, Texas
Halloweekends – Splashway Campgrounds in Sheridan
Farm Fun & Pumpkin Patch – 10:00am-5:00pm – Blessington Farms
Day of Dead Festival– 11:00am-7:00pm – MECA
Halloween Mayhem  – 12:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Monday, October 29, 2018:

Houston Citywide Map: Things to do in Houston, with kids
Bubbling Potions, Ghouls and Gobling! – 4:30pm – IdeaLab 8404 Katy Freeway Suite

Tuesday, October 30, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday: Halloween Fun! – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Pinocchio – 11:00am – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Halloween Mayhem  – 4:00pm-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Rockets vs Trail Blazers – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Wednesday, October 31, 2018:

Halloween Monster Mash Bash  – 2:00pm-8:00pm – Children’s Museum
Nature Story Time – 4:00pm – Nature Discovery Center
Children’s BINGO – 4:30pm – Levy Park
Trick or Treat – 5:00pm-8:00pm – City Centre

Thursday, November 1, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park

Friday, November 2, 2018:

Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Dia de los Muertos – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Rockets vs Nets – 6:30pm – Toyota Center


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