Family Fun in Houston! Other Cities Too!

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It’s festival season here in Texas! The 39th annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown features a juried fine art competition, food booths, dance performances, live music, and a kids’ Creative Zone full of hands-on art projects. The festival is located along the streets of Walker, Bagby, and McKinney; in the plaza outside the Central Library; around Hermann Square in front of City Hall; and at adjacent Sam Houston Park.

Sat 10-8
Sun 10-6
Adults $10
Children 12 and under free

The 17th annual pumpkin patch includes hundreds of pumpkins for sale, as well as horse-drawn wagon rides around the neighborhood, food booths, face painting, a rock climbing wall, an obstacle course, carnival games, crafts, and more.

Admission is free; food, games, and activities require tickets.

Sat 11-4
Sun 11-4


The whole family can take part in hands-on art activities meant to inspire creativity and enjoy family-oriented tours of the exhibitions. All activities are free and art supplies are provided.

The park’s Sunday afternoon concert series continues with a performance by Zydeco Lady “D.”

The series continues each Sun afternoon through Nov 14 on the Anheuser-Busch Stage.

3-5pm Discovery Green

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