Things to Do in Houston This Weekend With Kids: Monster Jam, Galveston Museum Day, Lunar New Year Celebrations

Lion dancers will perform at Lucky Land to celebrate the Lunar New Year, photo courtesy of Lucky Land Cultural Center, Facebook
Lion dancers will perform at Lucky Land to celebrate the Lunar New Year, photo courtesy of Lucky Land Cultural Center, Facebook

Looking for the best things to do in Houston this weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list for this weekend.

This weekend holds a variety of fun events that span every interest; you can celebrate Arbor Day at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, get revved up at Monster Jam, explore all of Galveston's different museums during Galveston Museum Day, and learn more about Chinese culture during Lucky Land's annual Lunar New Year festivities

Our Winter Bucket List features a variety of amazing seasonal events and our Winter Activities Guide has a plethora of ideas to try out during the colder months. We also have an entire guide of FREE Things To Do in Houston with Kids that will help keep both your calendar and your wallet full!

Places featured in this article:


Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Children's Museum of Houston

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Clear Lake City-County Freeman Branch Library

Challenger Seven Memorial Park

Kidtastic Park Indoor Playground

We Rock the Spectrum Kid's Gym - Memorial

Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

Holocaust Museum Houston

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Houston Museum of African American Culture

Contemporary Art Museum of Houston

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

Houston Center for Photography

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Houston Police Department Museum

Children's Museum of Houston

Challenger Seven Memorial Park

The Vale-Asche Foundation Playground

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center
Science Madness at TWCM
The Woodlands Children's Museum - 10:00 AM Pick
Cirque Italia Presents: Water Circus Gold at Katy Mills Mall
Cirque Italia's Big Top - various times Pick
The ICE at Discovery Green
Discovery Green - various times
Galveston Restaurant Week
Galveston - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides