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What follows is a listing of upcoming events that The KD will be attending, sponsoring, or promoting in the months ahead. These are all wonderful events that offer lots of fun and great exposure.

Advertisers are invited to become part of The Kid’s Directory Team at the events that we will have a physical presence at. It’s a tremendous opportunity to interface with prospective customers. A sign up button will appear next to the event(s) in which advertisers are invited to participate at. For more information please give us a call at 713-663-7555.



 

Texas Renaissance Festival

Texas Renaissance Festival

Location: 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX 77363
Dates:
September 30 - November 26
Times/Cost: See website

The nation's largest, most acclaimed Renaissance themed park. Each year, over 500,000 guests pass through the Festival's gates and enter the magic of New Market Village, an authentically recreated 55 acre 16th century English township located 50 miles northwest of Houston, Texas.

Each year, for 9 fun-filled weekends September 30 to November 26, The Texas Renaissance Festival presents an enchanted world full of Kings and Queens, Lords and Ladies, Knights, Nobles, Fairies, Elves, Pirates, Barbarians and other fanciful interactive characters. Guests will be entertained by a marvelous assortment of unique performers: musicians, magicians, acrobats, jugglers, dancers with over 200 daily performances on over 20 stages throughout the village.

For more information please visit www.texrenfest.com.

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The Vienna Boys Choir

An Evening with The Vienna Boys Choir
Location: Dunham Theater - 7502 Fondren Road, Houston, TX 77074
Date/Time: November 4 | 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Cost: See website

These remarkable young men have delighted music-lovers across the globe with their purity of tone, distinctive charm, and a diverse repertoire encompassing Austrian folk songs and waltzes, classical masterpieces, medieval chant, and popular music. Today there are 100 choristers from 30 different nations between the ages of ten and fourteen, divided into four touring choirs. Between them, the four choirs give around 300 concerts and performances each year in front of almost half a million people. Each group spends nine to eleven weeks of the school year on tour. They visit virtually all European countries, and they are frequent guests in Asia, Australia and the Americas.

For more information please visit www.brilliantlectures.org.

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NRG Park

NRG Park - Events listed below!
Venues:
NRG Stadium, NRG Center, NRG Arena, NRG Astrodome, & NRG Park Outdoor Spaces
Website: www.nrgpark.com

Disney On Ice
Disney On Ice
Location: NRG Stadium - 1 Reliant Parkway, Houston, TX 77054
Dates: November 8-12
Cost/Times:
See website

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy set the stage for a star-studded talent extravaganza as Disney On Ice presents Reach For The Stars. Unleash the magic with royal sisters Anna and Elsa and the hilarious snowman, Olaf, as they sing captivating songs like “Let it Go” and “In Summer.” Life is the bubbles when Sebastian strikes up his hot crustacean band and the Daughters of Triton make a splash as they introduce Ariel in an ‘80s pop montage. Get tangled up with a chorus of harmless hooligans when they get a visit from the spirited Rapunzel and her charming ally, Flynn Rider, on their journey to see the floating lights. Relive a tale as old as time when Belle opens her heart to new adventures as the Beast’s enchanted objects take center stage for a dazzling skating spectacle. You never know what unforgettable feats your whole family will discover when Reach For The Stars debuts in your hometown!

For more information please visit www.ticketmaster.com.

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Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market

Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market
Location: NRG Center - 1 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054
Dates: November 9-12
Cost/Times: See website

Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market has become the signature holiday fundraising shopping event in Texas that kicks off all the holiday shopping frenzy! It is a one-stop giant pop-up shop featuring over 280 merchants, offering unique items for everyone, including home décor, food, clothing, toys, toiletries, novelties, ornaments, pottery, pewter, accessories and more…just in time for your holiday shopping! It is the best way to shop and give back during the holidays, as proceeds from each admission and special event ticket that is purchased, plus 10% of all the merchandise bought, goes back to Houston Ballet Foundation.

After 36 years, the Nutcracker Market has become a loyal tradition for many families and a fun must-have experience for first-time Nutcracker Market shoppers who are on the lookout for unique and meaningful gifts and who are ready to start the holiday season!

For more information please visit www.nutcrackermarket.com.

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Magical Winter Lights

Magical Winter Lights
Location: Gulf Greyhound Park - 1000 FM 2004, La Marque, TX 77568
Dates: November 10 - January 2
Cost/Times: See website

Magical Winter Lights is a spectacular, larger-than-life festival that presents a fresh multicultural take on traditional holiday light shows. The festival has carnival rides, games, food, the Dino Fun Zone, character appearances, daily Chinese acrobatic performances (included in your admission), Chinese arts & crafts starting December 15th. Themed exhibits include: Magical Wonderland, Mystical Forest, The Lone Star State, Santa's Christmas Village, Mystery of The East & Landmarks of The World! We look forward to seeing you at our 2017 – 2018 festival!

For more information please visit www.magicalwinterlights.com.

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Toyota Center

Toyota Center- Events listed below!
Location:
1510 Polk Street, Houston, TX 77002
Website: www.houstontoyotacenter.com

WWE Survivor Series

WWE Survivor Series
Date: November 19
Times/Cost:See website

Toyota Center is excited to host the 30th anniversary of WWE Survivor Series® on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Survivor Series is one of WWE’s biggest events of the year and will feature Superstars from both Raw® and SmackDown®. The event will be broadcasted around the world live on WWE Network. Don’t miss this historic event next November!

WWE Raw

WWE Raw
Date: November 20
Times/Cost:See website

Toyota Center is excited to welcome back WWE RAW on November 20. The superstars of Monday Night RAW lead off with the first event after Survivor Series 2017 and night three of four straight WWE events at Toyota Center. See Roman Reigns, Bray Wyatt, Dean Ambrose, Intercontinental Champion The Miz, Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss and many more! Don’t miss your chance at being a part of this amazing WWE weekend this November!

WWE Smackdown

WWE Smackdown
Date: November 21
Times/Cost:See website

Toyota Center is excited to welcome back WWE Smackdown on November 21. Smackdown Live closes WWE’s four-night stay at Toyota Center and is sure to be a finale you won’t want to miss! Don’t miss WWE Champion Jinder Mahal, AJ Styles, Randy Orton, United States Champion Kevin Owens, Shinsuke Nakamura and many more!

For more information on all shows please visit www.houstontoyotacenter.com.

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Katy YMCA Turkey Dash

Katy YMCA Turkey Dash
Date: November 23
Cost/Location/Times: See website

Join us as we celebrate the 15th annual Katy Area YMCA Turkey Dash on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 23). Whether you’re a veteran runner or participating in your first race, we have an event for you, including a 10K, 5K, 1 Mile Kids Race and 1 Mile Walk/Run. We also have the best post-race party packed with food, giveaways, a photo booth and a kids fun zone. If you love to dress up for races, we encourage you to do so! Enter solo or as a group in our 4th annual costume contest with prizes awarded to the “Best Thanksgiving Theme” and “Most Unique Costume”. 

For more information please visit www.ymcaturkeydash.org.

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Galveston Historical Foundation

Galveston Historical Foundation - Events listed below!
Website: www.galvestonhistory.org

Dickens on The Strand

Dickens on The Strand
Location: 502 20th Street, Galveston, TX 77550
Dates: December 1-3
Times/Cost: See website

With a nod to the ghost of Dickens past and an eye towards the future, Galveston’s world famous Victorian holiday festival returns to Galveston Island December 1-3. The annual holiday street festival, based on 19th-century Victorian London, features parades, non-stop entertainment on six stages, strolling carolers, roving musicians, bagpipers, jugglers and a host of other entertainers. Costumed vendors peddle their wares from street stalls and rolling carts laden with holiday food and drink, Victorian-inspired crafts, clothing, jewelry, holiday decorations and gift items.

For more information please visit www.galvestonhistory.org.

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7 Acre Wood

7 Acre Wood Christmas in the Woods
Location: 4401 N Frazier Street, Conroe, TX 77303
Date/Time: December 2 | 10am - 3pm
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

We're located in Conroe Texas, near the Woodlands. Come play in a 7 1/2 acre old-fashioned
Family Fun Park!
Purchase tickets for pictures with Santa; hay, pony and train rides; paintball, bounce house, concessions; gourmet baked sweet and so much more!

For more information please visit www.7acrewood.org.

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3 Haunts

3 Haunts Xmas Scream

Location: 333 Our Road, Shepherd, TX 77371
Dates:
December 22, 23, 29, 30
Times/Cost: See website

13 acres of terror! Celebrating a decade of in your face terror, 10 years of no mercy awaits you! You can bring the family, but they won't go home the same! Heart Stopper Fright is a living breathing monster that swallows hordes of guest only to spit them out a shivering shell of their former selves. Haunt attraction drawing patrons from 100's of miles, ready to show you a new world of FRIGHT! Wear your best running shoes but, they won't help. NO MERCY! Have a scream and a smile!

For more information please visit www.3haunts.com.

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American Undersea Warfare Center

American Undersea Warfare Center

Location:Seawolf Park - 100 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, TX 77554
Cost/Dates/Times:
See website

Visit the American Undersea Warfare Center and immerse yourself in our National Heritage. Take your time exploring these historic WWII vessels on a self-guided tour or with one of our tour guides. Capture the experience as a predator patrolling underwater in the Pacific or as the protector of Allied forces in the North Atlantic. Gain a unique memory of being on the USS Cavalla, a World War II submarine that sank a Japanese aircraft carrier involved in the Pearl Harbor attacks, or the USS Stewart, the only Edsall-class destroyer escort preserved in the United States.

For more information please visit www.americanunderseawarfarecenter.com.

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SeaWorld

SeaWorld - San Antonio
Location: 10500 SeaWorld Drive, San Antonio, TX 78251
Dates/Times/Cost: See website

Experience some of the most amazing San Antonio attractions at SeaWorld®. Looking for thrills? Challenge yourself to the 360-degree flips of The Great White or the 15 story plunges of Steel Eel! Enjoy memorable live shows and unique attractions such as Penguin Encounter® and Pacific Point Preserve. Most importantly, SeaWorld is all about animals: From killer whales to belugas, penguins to bottlenose dolphins and sea lions to sharks, marine life abounds!

For more information please visit www.seaworldsanantonio.com.

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Splashway Waterpark & Campgrounds

Splashway Waterpark & Campgrounds
Location: 5211 Main Street, Sheridan, TX 77475
Dates/Times/Cost: See website

Make your trip to our Houston area waterpark and campground a vacation! Your whole family will experience a variety of attractions at our waterpark including wave pools, kiddie areas, speed slides, mat racers, slides, and a lazy river. And our campgrounds where your family will enjoy camping, fishing, arts and crafts, s’mores and so much more! The little ones will never forget the memories made when they meet “Ray”, our sun shining mascot. Relax under a private cabana and bring your picnic in the waterpark, your own meats to grill, or satisfy the family with juicy burgers, grande nachos, funnel cakes, and Dippin’ Dots ice cream from our cafes.

For more information please visit www.splashwaywaterpark.com.

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Zuma Fun Centers

Zuma Fun Centers
Location: 6767 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074
Dates/Times/Cost: See Website

Bring your family, friends, or a date! No entry fee~ Best discounts available for reservations for groups of 10+. Enjoy mini golf, go karts, bumper boats, video arcades, batting cages & kiddie rides! Visit Houston's Classic Indoor & Outdoor FUN for All Ages!

For more information please visit www.zumafuncenters.com.

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Paloma Trails

Paloma Trails
Location:
35056 Wilson Rd, Brookshire, TX 77423
Dates/Times/Cost:
See website

Paloma Trails was set up to enable children from all walks of life to learn while having fun. I want children to come here to relax and enjoy the lovely countryside while forgetting about everything else. Paloma Trails offers special needs & sibling camps, private riding lessons, parties, home school camps and so much more!

For more information please visit www.palomatrails.com.

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Houston Improv

Improv: Family Comedy and Magic Show
Location:
7620 Katy Freeway Space 455 Houston, TX 77024
Dates/Times:
Check website for performance dates
Cost:
See website

The Improv provides first class magic & comedy entertainment guaranteed to deliver enthusiasm & great fun for the entire family! Join us every other Saturday afternoon as magical entertainers Ted Schwank & Carter Blackburn take you on a high-energy adventure of live magic, illusions & comedy!

For more information please visit www.improvhouston.com.

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Houston Improv

Improv: Live Stand-Up Comedy (Adults Only)
Location:
7620 Katy Freeway Space 455 Houston, TX 77024
Dates/Times:
Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday or Sunday after 8 PM.
Cost:
See website

The Houston Improv offers an intimate dinner theater-style venue for some of the world's most popular entertainers and corporate entities. Centrally located inside the Marq*e Entertainment Center on Katy Freeway, this 10,000 square foot venue features our legendary stage, state of the art audio/visual capability, full bar/kitchen staff, dance floor, and in-house audio engineer.

18+ allowed only with a guardian 21+. Special engagements excluded. Must exchange for tickets at box office.

For more information please visit www.improvhouston.com.

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Schlitterbahn

Schlitterbahn
Locations: Galveston, South Padre, New Braunfels
Dates/Times/Cost: See website

Enjoy more than 35 thrilling water adventures that provide a variety of entertainment for everyone!
Float in tubes through our Transportainment River System that combines three unique rivers into one endless float. Experience the thrills of our speed slides, tube slides and the Boogie Bahn surf ride. Splash and play in areas especially for smaller children. Relax in a heated pool or at a swim-up refreshment bar. There is truly something for guests of all ages!

For more information please visit www.schlitterbahn.com.

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Moody Gardens

Moody Gardens

Location: 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554
Dates/Times/Cost:
See website

• Discovery Museum - Dinosaurs in Motion:
Dinosaurs in Motion features 14 life-size dinosaur sculptures made of recycled metal. The sculptures were created by artist John Payne and are fully interactive. The exhibit is presented to guests in the form of a narrative as an apprentice's journey through the art and science present in the space before ending in a journeyman's workshop.

• Aquarium Pyramid:
Dive into the oceans of the world in a 1.5-million-gallon aquarium teeming with creatures from tuxedo-clad penguins to seals, stingrays, sharks and more!

Rainforest Pyramid: Enjoy a rare, up-close and interactive experience with endangered plants and animals ranging from Giant Amazon River Otters to Saki Monkeys and Chinese Alligators. See it all in one of the truest replicas of a real rainforest.

For more information please visit:
www.moodygardens.com

 

 

 



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