8 Houston Parks Perfect for Kids' Birthday Parties Submitted by Carrie Taylor on Mon, 08/13/2018 - 3:12pm Hosting birthday parties for your kids comes with so many choices nowadays. Which indoor playground is best? What kind of cake will be served? What will the decorations be? Will there be entertainment? Can you get away with just not throwing one at all? The answer to the last one is....probably not (unless your kid is turning 3 and under and they won't know the difference anyway.) Our favorite place to host a birthday party is a great park - one with picnic tables so you don't have to bring any, lots of shade, plenty of room to run around, and great playgrounds so the kids don't have a reason to say they are bored. The good news is, Houston is home to lots of great parks perfect for birthday parties. Here are some of our favorites. Read more.