10 Family Fun Activities To Do in Houston this Thanksgiving Break

10 Family Fun Activities To Do in Houston this Thanksgiving Break

Tis the season to spend time with people you love. November all the way up to New Year’s Eve is when many of us spend a lot of time with our families, especially during that one week off of work and school during the week of Thanksgiving.

Most kids and college students get the week prior up to the week of Thanksgiving off of school, and if you’re lucky some grown ups get time off work too. But what can you do fill up that time off? Yes you could go to the movies, or sit around at home all day but that’s not very fun. The whole purpose of the break is to surround yourself with people and experiences that you’re grateful for.

Here are some fun things happening in Houston that you can bring the whole family to participate in this Thanksgiving season!

HTX Boss Babes Holiday Festival & Market – Nov. 10

Join us for a Holiday Market on November 10th, in the heart of East Downtown Houston and celebrate 80+ local women owned businesses and entrepreneurs. We will have some of the best female entrepreneurs , vendors, food, beer from 8th Wonder and some amazing interactive photo booths. Admission is Free and we are kid and dog friendly ( please have all dogs on leashes).

HMC Thanksgiving Fall Festival – Nov. 17

This festival will cater to the community and children so we will have a moonwalk, games, face painting, and RAFFLE PRIZES!!! Raffle prizes consist of a flat screen TV, a video game system, and gift cards!!! We are looking to give back to as many people as possible so please share with everyone you know! Invite all of your friends and family! This is a FREE event!!! Absolutely everything will be FREE!!! It is open to the public which means absolutely anyone can come!!!! We will also have music and drinks and just a lot of good fun!! Come out and have a great time!!!!

Thanksgiving Pub Crawl for Charity Benefiting Food Bank Houston – Nov. 21

Come celebrate Thanksgiving one day early in Downtown with us. Downtown is the most walk-able crawl-able neighborhood in Houston one of the most bar dense in the South and with a pub crawl there is no better way to do it!! THE EVEN BEST-ER PART… PROCEEDS FROM TICKETS GO DIRECTLY TO THE HOUSTON FOOD BANK!! That’s right you can crawl for charity!! We are so honored to be able help do our part to help those in need. This pub crawl is about the everything you want it to be. Beer, drinks, margaritas and having a drink to support a charity. Sounds like a good day to us.

Beast Before Feast Thanksgiving Jam at Spire Houston – Nov. 21 

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THE BIGGEST THANKSGIVING EVE EVENT IN THE CITY!!! “The BEAST Before The FEAST” Holiday Affair Thanksgiving Eve @ SPIRE MC KANE, DJ McDANIELS, & GT Indmix. FREE Entry All Night w/RSVP  Hookah bar and food also available.

All Ages Paint Parties at Painting with a Twist Houston – Nov. 19 – 25

We’ll be hosting all ages paint parties the whole week of Thanksgiving, excluding Thanksgiving day. Our Houston studios are in Cypress, Sugar Land, Katy, Memorial, The Heights, Midtown, and Westheimer. Not only can you come join the paint party you can also BYOB, bring your own snacks, or choose from our in house drink menu. Just choose a studio, pick a paint, sign up, and bring the family to come create fun art not fine art!

Annual HEB Thanksgiving Day Parade – Nov. 22

The Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade began in 1949, when Santa arrived at Union Station and rode his sleigh to the downtown Foley’s. Since then, the Thanksgiving Day parade has gone through a few changes but today, it remains a 69-year-old holiday tradition showcasing the Houston community and entertaining parade-goers lining the streets on Thanksgiving morning. Join us again this year as we embrace the holiday spirit on Thursday, November 22, 2018 with the 69th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade.

2018 Houston Turkey Trot – Nov. 22 

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Houston Turkey Trot is a Baker Ripley event held annually to challenge and encourage us to get up, get out, give back, and give thanks on a day devoted to family and togetherness. For nearly three decades, runners of all skill levels have made the Trot a Thanksgiving tradition, raising money and awareness to improve the lives of our neighbors by getting active in our very own communities.

H-Town Thanksgiving at White Oak Music Hall – Nov. 22

Houston’s biggest and favorite hip-hop stars hitting the stage for one big all-star night on Thanksgiving Day! Headliners include Z-Ro, Slim Thug, Lil Keke, Lil Flip, Paul Wall, Yung Martez, and more. All general Admission tickets are standing room only. This show is all ages.

Thanksgiving with Santa at The Children Museum of Houston – Nov. 22 

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The Children’s Museum of Houston is excited to host its 12th annual Thanksgiving with Santa event. Get into the holiday spirit with exhilarating activities and engage in the Museum’s terrific Thanksgiving traditions!  Don’t forget to bring your camera to snap pictures with Santa.

Free Movie Screening “Frozen” at Central Green Houston – Nov. 25 

Picnic and lawn chairs welcome. Willow Fork Drainage District’s Central Green is a family, fun environment with a wide variety of events from Tai Chi, Home School classes, movies, festivals, concerts and more! All events at WFDD Central Green are FREE to the public and made possible by the Willow Fork Drainage District. Please no alcohol, glass, balls or pets.





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