Houston Children's Festival
Children play and have fun at the Festival © Steve Ford Elliott
This major family fun event has become one of the biggest children's events in America, designed to bring out the child in everyone, that has been rated by Frommer's as one of the world's top 300 unmissable events. Over 50,000 people attend the festival over the week that it runs, and the festival continues to grow in popularity. The weekend-long festival includes 14 family 'adventure zones', all offering themed rides, games, activities, crafts, exhibits and sports. There are also several music stages pumping out ongoing entertainment, from health and fitness demonstrations to techno and karaoke.
A Circustown area features circus acts like trapeze artists and juggling, a superior Science Stage features fascinating science demonstrations, the Barnyard lets children see and interact with farm animals, and still more awaits children and their parents to keep everyone entertained for hours. Coupons are sold at the entrance gates and can be used for food, beverages and games, but marketplace vendors selling crafts, toys and the like do not accept coupons. The Festival is organised by Child Advocates Incorporated and is in aid of abused children.
Venue: Various venues in downtown Houston
Date: 23 - 24 April 2016