Top Easter Events For Kids In Houston

April 11, 2014 8:00 AM

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Easter comes at the time of year when the weather begins to warm and outdoor activities become common, which is why so many Easter events occur outside. There are many places to take your kids for Easter fun this year, whether you want to go to a church event, an event held in a park or an egg hunt anywhere else. While your kids will want to hunt for eggs, you won’t have to search to find fun Easter events for them.
Ninth Annual Easter Egg Hunt
7 Acre Wood
4401 N. Frazier Road
Conroe, TX 77303
(936) 890-2326
www.7acrewood.org

Date: Apr. 12, 2014, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Conroe’s 7 Acre Wood is an old-fashioned park north of Houston. Among the many family-friendly events this site holds each year is an Easter egg hunt. This year, the park will be holding its ninth egg hunt for kids. There will also be a vendor market for the parents. In addition to the egg hunt, you can take your kids to the miniature golf course, petting zoo, play paintball or let them spend time in the kids’ play area that includes an Old West town. For this day only, park admission, many of the venues and the egg hunt are all free.

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Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
Rob Fleming Park
6055 Creekside Forest Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(281) 210-3950
www. tx-thewoodlandstownship2.civicplus.com

Date: Apr. 12, 2014, 9 a.m.

At Rob Fleming Park in The Woodlands, you can bring the whole family for breakfast with the Easter Bunny. This event costs $45 per family of four, unless you live in The Woodlands, in which case your price is $40. Each additional family member costs $7. This event will also feature crafts and an egg hunt for the kids to attend.

Easter Games
Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center
20634 Kenswick Drive
Humble, TX 77338
(281) 446-8588
www.hcp4.net

Date: Apr. 19, 2014, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

This Easter, your kids can enjoy egg and spoon races, an egg roll, bunny races and more at the Redbud Hill Homestead in Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center. This event is for kids 12 and under, and you must have a reservation. Contact the park anytime between now and the day of the event to reserve a spot for your child or children. Bring a lunch with you because there will not be any meals provided at the Easter Games.

Spring Festival at Starport
NASA Gilruth Center
2101 Nasa Parkway
Houston, TX 77058
(281) 483-0304
www.starport.jsc.nasa.gov

Date: Apr. 19, 2014, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

If you live on the southeast side of town, grab the kids and go out to NASA’s Gilruth Center. There will be a Spring Festival there, complete with an egg hunt, a visit from the Easter Bunny, a petting zoo, face painting, a bounce house and other activies for kids. Children between 18 months and 12 years of age each need a $10 ticket. You can purchase tickets online. Your ticket will give your child a wristband, which he or she can trade in at the end of the event for a hot dog lunch.

Easter Weekend at the Kemah Boardwalk
Kemah Boardwalk
215 Kipp Ave.
Kemah, TX 77565
(281) 535-8100
www.kemahboardwalk.com

Date: Apr. 18 to Apr. 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Kemah Boardwalk has an egg hunt, cookie decorating and Easter Bunny photos for kids ages eight and under. The photos and egg hunt start at 10 a.m., but the cookie decorating begins at noon. Each event is separately priced. The price for the egg hunt is $5 per child, and it costs $3 per cookie for decorating. Photo pricing may vary depending on the photo sizes you choose. After your kids take part in these events, you can go enjoy the rides and games on the boardwalk. There are also many family-friendly restaurants in the area.

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Crystal Hessong ia a freelance writer and a lifelong, fourth generation Houstonian. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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