Photo by Adam Baker/CC BY 2.0
Photo by Adam Baker/CC BY 2.0

Best Things To Do in Houston in April with Kids: Easter, a Fairytale Ball, & Free Train Rides

What better way to kick off the April festivities than by celebrating Easter? From flashlight Easter egg hunts and Easter egg scrambles to easy Easter crafts, there are a loads of fun, holiday themed things to do. We even have a full round-up of the best egg hunts, bunny photos, and Easter events to make planning your Easter activities easy. 

This month should also see the start of everyone's favorite state flower blooming, which means that bluebonnet pictures will be in full swing. Time to start coordinating those outfits and find the perfect patch. Our spring activities post is another favorite to keep you entertained and active throughout the season; we're especially big fans of outdoor storytimes like the Nature Storytime at Nature Discovery Center and the Family Storytime & Craft at Levy Park

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While we try to promote safe activities that occur outdoors or with social distancing guidelines in place, keep your family and others safe by wearing a mask and maintaining appropriate distance. If you arrive at an event that appears too crowded, try using the “nearby” search feature on our event calendar to find something else to do. 

Places featured in this article:


The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Challenger Seven Memorial Park

Dwight D. Eisenhower Park
Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo
The Houston Zoo - 9:00 AM Pick
Trick-or-Treat WonderWeek at FBCDC
Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center - 10:00 AM Pick
Nature Storytime at Nature Discovery Center
Nature Discovery Center - 4:00 PM Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides