Houston Thanksgiving Parade Route 2018

The Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade is on November 22, 2018, at 9:00 am!  Parking will get tight, so consider going early or taking METRORail!

The parade is on the City Hall side of Downtown and the route is… Lamar at Smith, north on Smith, east on Walker, south on Milam, west on Pease, north on Louisiana, west on Clay, north on Smith and concludes on at Smith at Dallas.

See the map here:


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 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]


Top 12 Things to Do this Thanksgiving Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – November 19-25, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, November 19-25, 2018.

You can also find the full list of events HERE!

1.-4.  All week long, see the lights!  Go to Magical Winter Lights in La Marque, Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo, Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens or Santa’s Wonderland in College Station.

5.  All week long, skate on the ICE at Discovery Green!

6.  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, go to  Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Main Street Theater at MATCH!

7.  Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, go to  A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas at Alley Theatre (save 20% with Discount Code SNOW).

8.-9. 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!

10.  Friday through Sunday, ride the Ride the Holiday Train at Hermann Park’s Kinder Station!

11.  Starting Friday, go to The Nutcracker at the newly reopened Wortham Theater!

12.  Starting friday, go to Sugar Land Holiday Lights at Constellation Field.

Or find the LONG list of holiday shows, events and lights HERE!

 


Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published November 10-16, 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 10-16, 2018.

Weekend Events:

And you can always find the “Weekend Events” category HERE.

Things to Do Around Houston:

Give Aways:


Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, November 15-21, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for November 15-21!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.

To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video:


Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! November 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 2018

Get ready for the holidays in Houston!  This weekend the lights and shows begin!

See the lanterns and Magical Winter Lights at Gulf Greyhound Park and Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo.

Get on the ICE at Discovery Green.  The ice rink opens with Frostival on Friday night.  Enjoy live music, interactive ice sculptures and music!

Go see A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas at Alley Theatre and Mr. Popper’s Penguins at Main Street Theater at MATCH.

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 15, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Rockets vs Warriors – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Friday, November 16, 2018:

Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Frostival – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas– 7:30pm – Alley Theatre
I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, November 17, 2018:

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


Top 9 Things to Do this Week & Weekend, in Houston, with Kids – November 12-18, 2018

Make plans for another great week in Houston, with kids!  Here are the top things to do for Monday through Sunday, November 12-18, 2018.

You can also find the full list of events HERE!

1.  All week, make the trip to see Santa’s Wonderland in College Station.

2.  On Thursday, enjoy the Free Museum Day in the museum district.  (This includes Trains Over Texas at the Houston Museum of Natural Science!)

3.  Friday, Saturday and Sunday, go to Magical Winter Lights at Gulf Greyhound Park.  There are giant lanterns representing famous landmarks and live entertainment.

4.  On Friday, go to  Frostival at Discovery Green.  Enjoy live music, interactive ice sculptures and music!

5.  Starting Friday, go to A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas at Alley Theatre.

6.  Starting Friday, go skating on the ICE at Discovery Green.

7.  Starting Saturday, go to Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo.

8.  On Sunday, take the kids to Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Main Street Theater at MATCH.

9.  On Sunday, go to Bayou Bend Family Day “Festive Celebrations” .  There are activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout Bayou Bend’s gardens and historic mansion.


Things to Do in Houston, with Kids… Posts on BigKidSmallCity, Published November 3-9, 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 3-9, 2018.

Weekend Events:

And you can always find the “Weekend Events” category HERE.

Things to Do Around Houston:

Give Aways:


Video: Favorite Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, November 8-14, 2018!

Here are my favorite things to do in Houston, with kids, for November 8-14!  Watch the clip below, or go HERE.

To help you navigate, here are some links mentioned in the video:


Things to do in Houston today, and this weekend, with kids! November 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 2018

Plan out your weekend in Houston, with kids!

This weekend you can get Free Admission at Battleship Texas and you can attend the Children’s Festival: Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.

Take the kids to Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Main Street Theater at MATCH.  One show is audio described and the other is sensory friendly.

Or get the holidays started with the Lights Celebration at Memorial City Mall.  The winter wonderland will have music, Cirque La Vie and lights!

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

 

Things to Do Any Day:

Fall Festivals and Farms!
Plan ahead for the holidays!  Here are all the shows, lights and festivals!
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 8, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market – 10:00am-8:00pm – NRG Center

Friday, November 9, 2018:

Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market – 10:00am-8:00pm – NRG Center
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Animaniacs in Concert – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, November 10, 2018:

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