Campbell Elementary PTA “Memorial Hermann Bunny Hop, Run or Walk”
Time: 8am – 11am
This is an annual event that sponsors the Campbell Elementary School P.T.A. They expect about 1200 families. Kid's Directories will be handed out to all the participants.
The Grand Kids Festival
Time: Saturday 10am to 5pm
This event is presented by The Grand 1894 Opera House in historic downtown Galveston. This is a family fun event with six entertainment areas, petting zoos, and 40 to 50 different activity booths.
April 9th and 10th
Houston’s Children’s Festival
Time: 10:30 to 6:30 pm
Now in its 23rd year, this continues to be Houston’s best family event. Held in downtown Houston around City Hall, this event draws families from all over Houston and the surrounding areas. Crowds are expected to well exceed 50,000. The Kid’s Directory, as a major sponsor for over 20 years, will have its own area called the KD Family Fun Zone. Our stage will have a continuous array of entertainment from salsa dancers, to acrobats, magicians, karate exhibitions, to hula dancers, cooking classes, music, maybe even a one man band, theatrical performances, and the famous Texas Snake man. At our booth area we will have a tattoo parlor, arts and crafts, a face painter, a toss game and a bunch of volunteers handing out KD goodie bags with Kid’s Directories along with promotional pieces provided by our advertisers. This is one event that none of you should miss!!
Any advertiser that wishes to participate either on stage or help hand out materials and work with the kids and families at our booths are encourage to contact us as soon as possible. You can call us or simply go to our website (www.kids-houston.com) to sign up. We need all those who want to work the stage to get in touch with us before March 10th. We will need booth volunteers to contact us by March 29th.
We promise that all of you will have a wonderful time!
San Jacinto Day Festival and Battle Re-enactment
Time: 10 am to 6pm
The Festival is a full day of music, entertainment, food, games and fun set amidst living history. Expected attendance is about 30,000 people.
April 27th –May 1st
The Arabia Shrine Circus
Time: see website for times
This annual event benefits the Shriner’s organization which in turn supports a number of community organizations, the most famous of which is the Shriner’s Hospital.
April 30th, May 1st, May 7th, and May 8th
Houston International Festival-Kid Zone
Times: Saturday 12pm-10pm; Sunday 12pm-8pm
The theme this year is The Silk Road...the travels of Marco Polo through China, Turkey and India. While overall numbers for the event are huge (in excess of 250,000), traffic to the Kid Zone is expected to be only about 20,000.
May 20th – May 22nd
Pasadena Strawberry Festival
Times: May 20th 3pm-12 midnight; May 21st 10am-12 midnight; May 22nd 10am-7pm
This event celebrates Pasadena’s heritage as a major producer of strawberries. Started in 1974, this family event now gathers about 50,000 people each year. There are lots of fun activities including jugglers, helicopter rides, pig racing and gators galore.