Top Things to Do for Kids in Houston This Week: January 16-22, 2023

Kids gather around with a Houston Arboretum worker and a tree
Come out on Saturday morning for an Arbor Day celebration all about bushes on the Arboretum | Courtesy of Houston Arboretum & Nature Middle

Maintain your week full of pleasure at the perfect kid-friendly issues to do from Monday, January 16 to Sunday, January 22, 2023.

This week, commemorate Martin Luther King Day, store buying and selling playing cards with different collectors, kick off the 12 months of the Rabbit, see a YouTube sensation take over Toyota Middle, and extra.

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High 10 Issues To Do for Children & Households in Houston This Week

  • MLK Day Events in Greater Houston | Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 16 – Take time in 2023 to honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at these parades and festivals in Houston. Times vary.
  • 45th Original MLK Jr. Parade & Festival in Downtown Houston | Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 16 | FREE – Black Heritage Society’s forty fifth version of the unique Downtown parade can be led by Metropolis of Houston dignitaries, marching bands, floats, peaceable marches and extra. The procession begins at Lamar and Smith Streets, adopted by the MLK Festival on the steps of Metropolis Corridor. 10am to 5pm.
  • Trading Card Game Con at George R. Brown Convention Center | Saturday, January 21 & Sunday, January 22 – Buying and selling Card Recreation Con (TCG-CON) is a conference bringing collectively followers and collectors of buying and selling playing cards, with greater than 100 distributors promoting sports activities playing cards, Pokémon, Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, card equipment, and extra. Single day tickets begin at $25. Saturday 8am to 8pm; Sunday 8am to 6pm.
  • Arbor Day Celebration at Houston Arboretum & Nature Center | Saturday, January 21 | FREE – Examine up with the household on the significance of bushes on the Arbor Day celebration on the Arboretum, the place you too can attempt your hand at lumberjack video games, set out on a tree hike, watch tree-climbing demonstrations, and luxuriate in different family-friendly cubicles and actions. Plus, you’ll be able to even convey a tree house from the on-site sale. 10am to 2pm.
  • 2023 Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Rabbit at Chinese Community Center | Saturday, January 21 | FREE – Have fun the 12 months of the Rabbit on the Lunar New 12 months Competition in Bellaire with a full-day of family-friendly enjoyable with lion and dragon dances, cultural performances, native distributors and meals retailers, merch and extra. 10am to 4pm.
  • Lunar New Year Bash at Children’s Museum Houston | Saturday, January 21 – The annual celebration returns to CMH in Museum District, celebrating Houston’s various Asian heritage with a day of arts and crafts, lion dances, and extra. $15. 10am to 6pm.
  • Houston Astros FanFest at Minute Maid Park | Saturday, January 21 | FREE – Collect with fellow fanatics celebrating the Astros’ second World Collection win on the annual FanFest held at Minute Maid. You’ll have the possibility to satisfy favourite gamers, alumni and broadcasters, plus reap the benefits of photograph ops with the World Collection trophy, play video games and extra. Although free to attend, it’s essential to declare a voucher prematurely to enter. 11am to 4pm.
  • Make a Winter Wand at William Price Distilling | Saturday, January 21 | FREE – Cease by the Backyard Oaks distillery for a Saturday youngsters craft exercise, the place kiddos could make winter wands when you sip on domestically distilled spirits. 2pm to 5pm.
  • Unspeakable Live at Toyota Center | Saturday, January 21 – Have some enjoyable with Nathan, James, and Gabe from the favored YouTube channel, Unspeakable, as they bring about their excessive vitality antics dwell to the stage, together with particular visitor Prestonplayz, and possibilities to win cool prizes. $39.99 and up. 5pm.
  • Children’s Texas Art Festival at Bayou Bend Collection & Gardens | Sunday, January 22 | FREE – The Kids’s Texas Artwork Competition celebrates artwork—created by and for kids—that helps forge a connection to Texas and American heritage at Bayou Bend. Actions embody artwork demonstrations, dwell music, artwork workshops, and extra. 1pm to 5pm.

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