Upcoming festival promises lots of fun for the kids

March 6, 2017 by  

The 29th annual McDonalds Houston Children’s Festival is taking place over two days in early April. It is a fundraising event for Child Advocates, Inc.

Activities will be taking place in and around City Hall, Tranquility Park, and Sam Houston Park. There are slated to be over 300 different activities for children of all ages. This festival has been named one of the top 300 unmissable events by Frommer’s.

There will be various adventure zones such as the Dream Discovery Zone, the Green Mountain Energy Zone, and the Child Advocates into Outer Space Zone. Special guest Jack Griffo from Nickelodeon’s ‘The Thundermans’ will be on hand to hold a question-and-answer session and sign autographs.

There is set to be a teddy bear clinic, a tile-painting activity, and a diaper derby. Characters from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will also be dropping by.

Other activities will include circus acts, carnival rides, a petting zoo, and pony rides. In addition, several vendors will be selling souvenirs and general merchandise.

Vendors participating in the festival may decide to invest in banners or signs from Houston printing companies.

The Houston Children’s Festival will be held from April 1 to 2. Admission is $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Ride, game, and food coupons are $10 for nine and an all-day ride pass is $30. For the most up-to-date information, visit the official website.