Things to do in Houston today, and this Thanksgiving weekend, with kids! November 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 2018

Make your plans for things to do in Houston, with kids, this Thanksgiving weekend!

On Thanksgiving Day, you can run the Turkey Trot, attend the HEB Thanksgiving Day Parade , skate on the ICE at Discovery Green and see lots of holiday lights!

All week long you can go to Magical Winter Lights in La Marque, Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo, Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens, Sugar Land Holiday Lights at Constellation Field and more!  And you can Ride the Holiday Train at Hermann Park’s Kinder Station!

Or go see a show!  Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Main Street Theater is at MATCH, A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas is at Alley Theatre (save 20% with Discount Code SNOW) and The Nutcracker at the newly reopened Wortham Theater!  (And look for more discounts on shows HERE!)


For the full list of things to do, look below.

Things to Do Any Day:

Plan ahead for the holidays!  Here are all the shows, lights and festivals!
Houston Zoo Lights 2018: Beat the Crowds & Save Money at Houston’s Popular Holiday Event!
Trains Over Texas at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Discount Tickets to Houston Holiday Shows for 2018
FREE Indoor Playplaces around Houston – There are a lot of FREE indoor places to play… with no memberships required!
Find a New Houston Area Park!
Houston Citywide Map: Things to do in Houston, with kids
Texas Roadtrips – Pack up the family and head towards Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi or Dallas… and stop at these parent recommended spots!

Thursday, November 22, 2018:

Turkey Trot– 7:30am – Galleria
HEB Thanksgiving Day Parade – 9:00am – Downtown Houston
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Friday, November 23, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check pagefor extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
The Nutcracker– 7:30pm – Wortham Theater

Saturday, November 24, 2018:

[Click HERE… for things to do Saturday through Wednesday]

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