Fall in Houston means cooler weather and lots of festivals! Mark your calendars for these family friendly event in and around Houston!
1.Greek Festival, October 1-4, 2015, Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 3511 Yoakum Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006
Each year in early October is the Greek Festival in Montrose! This is the place to eat, drink, shop and play.
Admission at the gate is $5 for adults and free for kids 12 and under. If you can, go on Friday 11am – 3pm for free admission for everyone.
2. Texas Renaissance Festival, October 10-November 29, 2015, Todd Mission, Texas
The world’s largest Renaissance Festival is close to Houston! Running for a month and a half is a festival with weekend themes of Oktoberfest, 1001 Dreams, Pirate Adventure, All Hallows Eve, Roman Bacchanal, Barbarian Invasion, Highland Fling and Celtic Christmas.
Tickets are $26 and deals can usually be found on coupon websites. If you want to make a weekend of it, camping is allowed for a fee.
3. Zoo Boo, October 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31, November 1, Houston Zoo, 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, Texas 77030
Each Halloween, kids are invited to visit the zoo in costume! There are activites for the family, treats and child-sized pumpkins to paint.
Zoo Boo is included with Zoo admission. Go on Fridays to avoid the big crowds!
4. Pumpkin Patch, October 17 and 18, 2015, Nature Discovery Center, 7112 Newcastle, Bellaire, TX 77401
Pick out your pumpkin and play games at this old fashioned carnival. Jump houses, horse and carriage rides, rubber duck games, pumpkin bowling and much more.
This year there is construction at the Henshaw House so the event will be on the south end of the park. Admission is free and tickets can be purchased for activities.
Contributed by Jill of BigKidSmallCity