Top Things to Do in Houston for Kids This Week: May 25-31 October



Grosstopia returns this week with a slime-filled celebration | Courtesy of the Houston Children’s Museum

From Monday, October 25th through Halloween, Sunday, October 31st, 2021, experience a terrifyingly fun week of the best kid-friendly activities in and around Houston.

Plan some plans for the spooky season this week by spending your time at the Children’s Museum, learning the moves to thriller, scurrying in costumes, seeing decorated cars, and more.

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The 15 best activities for kids & families in Houston this week

  • Play time in the plaza with the Jolley Trolley in Sugar Land Town Square | Monday, October 25th – Infants aged 18 months to 5 years are welcome aboard the trolley for up to two hours of play in Sugar Land Town Square. Tickets are $ 15 for 30 minutes and $ 20 for 1 hour. Noon until 2 p.m.
  • WWE Raw at the Toyota Center | Monday, October 25th – The nationally televised spectacle on Monday night returns to Houston and has soaring wrestlers compete against each other for exciting fights in a square circle. Tickets cost between $ 20 and $ 120, but you can Find better, cheaper, or hard-to-get seats through TicketNetwork’s online marketplace. 6:30 in the evening.
  • Grosstopia at the Houston Children’s Museum | Tuesday, October 26th to Saturday, October 30th – Get gross all week at the Children’s Museum Houston. Discover spooky experiments, mood-enhancing interactive activities and slimy fun or grab your favorite costume and your animal buddies to embark on a daily trick or treating adventure (daily 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Thursday 4:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.; all day). Saturday). Included in general admission; $ 12 for children 1 year and older, free for children under 1 years of age 10 am to 6 pm daily; Open Thursday until 8 p.m.
  • Boogie Bash: Monster Mash at the Woodlands Children’s Museum | Tuesday, October 26th – The weekly Tuesday meeting at the Woodlands Children’s Museum includes Halloween with child-friendly finger games, songs and creative exercise activities. Included in general museum admission; $ 7 for children 1 year and older. Learn more. 11 clock.
  • Thriller dance class & Halloween party at Just Danze | Thursday, October 28th – Located near Willowbrook, this dance studio takes you through Michael Jacksons thriller Dance, followed by a dance evening and a costume contest, in which the winner all takes part. Open from 7 years. Tickets are $ 25. 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Outdoor Halloween Movie Party: Destroy all monsters at the Asia Society Texas Center | Friday, October 29th – Join Godzilla for the ultimate monster porridge in the 1968 Japanese film. Destroy all monsters. Arrive early to partake in the family-friendly version of the Squid games, with prices on the line. Costumes are encouraged and a variety of Halloween goodies will be on hand. $ 10; Snack box costs $ 10 and serves 2:19:30 p.m.
  • Boo Dash 5K & Kids Fun Run at the Clear Lake Recreation & Community Center | Saturday, October 30th – In addition to the 5K and Kids Run, the third annual Casual Run event in Clear Lake brings families and children together for a Halloween costume competition. Registration costs $ 50 on race day; Registration for the children’s run costs $ 20 on race day. 8 o’clock in the morning.
  • 13th Annual Halloween Classic Car Show at the National Museum of Funeral History | Saturday, October 30th – Drive through North Houston to see a variety of cars – including a few hearses – that range from classic to modern, some with creepy decor. Plus, enjoy local vendor food, children’s activities, DJ tunes, a silent auction, and more. Costumes are welcome. Entry is $ 5 for individuals; $ 10 for couples and families; does not include museum admission. 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Halloween in the hangar of the Lone Star Flight Museum | Saturday, October 30th – Bring the kids to celebrate the scariest airplane holiday at the annual Lone Star Flight Museum Halloween in the hangar Event. Trick or treat is offered from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Wearing costumes is recommended, and costumes under the age of 12 are free all day. Included in general museum admission; $ 15 for adults, $ 13 for ages 12-17 and 65+, $ 10 for ages 4-11, free for children ages 3 and under. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Día de los Muertos Festival at MECA Houston | Saturday October 30th & Halloween Day, Sunday October 31st | FOR FREE – MECA’s annual two-day Día de los Muertos festival in Sixth Ward returns, jam-packed with delicious food, live music and dance performances, arts and crafts activities, a local merchant market, artists, ofrendas, and more. On both days from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Shout on the Green at Discovery Green | Saturday, October 30th | FOR FREE – Downtown Park hosts a city-wide Halloween celebration with a costume contest, music and film screenings of the 1988 Tim Burton classic. Beetle juice. 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Calavera con Calavera at Miller Open Air Theater | Saturday, October 30th | FREE | Virtual option – Fundacion Latino Americana de Accion Social (FLAS) and Grupo de Teatro Indigo unite for this special production about the Day of the Dead and the Burgos family a reminder that life is beautiful. Livestream available. 19:30 o’clock.
  • Family movie night: CoCo in the CityPlace in spring | Halloween Day, Sunday October 31st | FOR FREE – The Pixar classic, CoCo, will have a screening in the Plaza at CityPlace this spring that will take viewers through the world of ghosts, which borders on the real world, and what it means to remember loved ones we have lost. Face painters and other activities for children are also offered. 6 p.m.
  • 2021 Guide to Pumpkin Fields in the Houston Area | Constantly – All autumn long you will find places with colorful pumpkins, autumn festival fun and family-friendly farm attractions such as rides, slides and animal encounters. Days and times vary.
  • 2021 Guide to Kid-Friendly Houston Halloween Events | Constantly – Get your trick-or-treat plans in order with our guide to nearly 30 Halloween events happening across Houston for kids and families. Days and times vary.

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Shea Kummer is the mother of 3 active boys who live in Katy. She holds a degree in business administration from Texas Christian University and a background in social media management. When she’s not cheering her boys on, she’s looking for the best ways to make lasting family memories.



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