Family-Friendly Things to do in Houston this Weekend

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Looking for ways to keep your kids busy this weekend with family-friendly fun? No worries! We’ve got you covered with all the things to do in Houston!

With so much H-Town enjoyment to be had, it’s tough to find the best fit for your time, money and family. So, Houston Moms has done all the heavy lifting and created a weekend full of fun at a glance!

With extracurriculars in full swing, trips on deck and no shortage of fun things to do around Houston as we move out of winter-mode, UTMB Health wants to remind you to make time to prioritize the health of your kiddos by scheduling their annual well-check with their pediatrician or primary care provider. Equipped with the experience, training and compassion necessary to meet the ever-evolving needs of the next generation, UTMB Health pediatric primary care providers are situated throughout a variety of communities including Clear Lake, Friendswood, Pearland, Alvin, Lake Jackson and more, making it easy to access the care you need.

Montgomery County Fair

March 24 – 26 | Times Vary | $5+, Kids Under 5 are FREE
Montgomery County Fair

The Rodeo may be over, but there’s still lots of fun to be had! Head over to the Mongomery County Fair for awesome concerts, livestock shows and rodeo fun!

March 24 – 26 | Times Vary | FREE
Downtown Tomball

Willkommen, one and all! Celebrate German culture at this incredible heritage festival! There will be an astonishing line-up of vendors, entertainment spotlighting German traditions and contests! Enjoy the fun with your family!


March 24 – 26 | 10 am – 6 pm | $5+, Kids Under 5 are FREE
Memorial Park

Houston’s iconic art festival and its outdoor gallery will shine light on the works of over 300 artists in 19 different categories. View and purchase original works of art in the forms of paintings, prints, sculptures, jewelry and more! The two entertainment stages, food trucks and beverage stations will keep you and your kids enjoying the festivities all day long!


The Sound of Music

March 24 – 26 | Times Vary | $12+
Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts

Maria and the Von Trapps are in gracing the stage as the National Youth Theater presents this beloved, family-friendly musical!


March 24 – 26 | Times Vary | $39+
Jones Hall for the Performing Arts

STOMP, the uniquely inventive and invigorating stage show that combines dance, music, rhythm and theatrical performance is taking Houston by storm! This breathtaking performance is a must-see!


March 25 | 10 am – 2 pm | FREE
Montie Beach Park

This annual music festival is all about encouraging kiddos to love music and the arts! Three stages of music, an instrument exploration zone, a Joy of Drumming tent, food vendors, and lots of ways for kids to engage makes for the perfect Saturday!


March 25 | 10 am – 3 pm | FREE
The Crown Festival Park

Join in for the International Art & Kite Festival as it celebrates culture and community through art, music, dancing, and food. You don’t want to miss the kite-flying sites, art cars, chalk art and performances that represent the eclectic nature of our city!


 March 26 | 10 am – 3 pm | FREE
Mary Gibbs and Jesse H. Jones Reflection Pool

A day full of fun and kite-flying? Sounds great! Mix in live music, a DJ, interactive games, activities and face painting? You’ve got a great way to spend the day with your family!

March 26 | 1 pm – 4 pm | FREE
Zube Park

If you have a tiny train lover, you definitely don’t want to miss a free train ride! Every third Saturday of the month, the Houston Area Live Steamers welcome your family to a 12–15 minute ride of choo-choo joy!

March 26 | 1:30 pm – 2 pm | FREE
Harvest Green Village Farm

Get up close and personal with what it takes to keep a farm running! The Village Farm at Harvest Green in Richmond offers tours of the farm, chances to learn about seasonal produce and sample produce! You’ll even get to visit with chickens and Nubian goats!


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Ashley KB was born in Long Beach, CA, but spent most of her childhood in Denver, CO. She was very athletic growing up, and she loved running track and playing volleyball. Ashley ventured to Oklahoma where she attended Langston University and transferred to the University of Central Oklahoma. Ashley graduated with an English degree from the UCO in 2011. Ashley was married to A.J. for six years... but it just didn't work out. And that's OK! They have three wild, precious, hilarious sons, Oliver {October 2012}, Maverick {August 2015} and Reeve {August 2017} who make life so incredibly meaningful. She also has a snuggly fur baby, Luna. In her free time, she can be found binge watching The Office {for the millionth time}, listening to inappropriate podcasts, or oversharing on Instagram @theofficialbossmama and her personal blog.


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