Best Fall Festivals near Houston for Families

Photo courtesy of the Houston Slavic Heritage Festival
Photo courtesy of the Houston Slavic Heritage Festival

There’s no better way to usher in the harvest season with the kids than with a fall festival. With tons of fall festivals near Houston over the next few months, the opportunities for enjoying cooler temperatures (okay, that may be a bit ambitious) and good, old-fashioned family fun are endless. Here’s our roundup of fairs and festivals in Houston this fall.

For more fun things to do with kids this fall, check out our Fall Activities Guide for Houston Families.

Places featured in this article:


Children's Museum of Houston

Tomball's Historic Downtown Depot

Knights of Columbus Hall and Grounds

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral

Downtown Historic Katy

Texas Renaissance Festival Fair Grounds

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Nature Discovery Center

First Lutheran Church of Galveston

Tomball's Historic Downtown Depot

Lyons Unity MBC Parking Lot
Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo
Houston Zoo - 5:30 PM Pick
Holidays at Moody Gardens
Moody Gardens - various times Pick
Santa's Wonderland
Santa's Wonderland - various times Pick
The Houston Ballet Presents The Nutcracker
Wortham Theater Center - various times Pick
Photos with Santa at Sugar Land Town Square
Sur La Table - Sugar Land - various times Pick
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