Come out and play as The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion transforms into a giant playground for the 21st Annual Children’s Festival presented by ExxonMobil Nov. 12 & 13, 2016. With performers on multiple stages, character meet and greets and activities located all around the venue, there’s surely something for everyone to enjoy!


Saturday, November, 2016 12- 3 p.m.
Sunday, November, 2016 13- 3 p.m.

All shows performed on the Pepsi Main Stage.
Show ticket included in the price of admission.


Saturday, November 12
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.

All shows performed on the Pepsi Main Stage.
Show ticket included in the price of admission.

Full of interactive and educational activities, the CB&I STEAM Zone offers kids the opportunity to create their own silly slime with Mad Science or tour a real, kid-friendly ambulance brought by Memorial Hermann. Don't forget to also check out the Community Stage full of performances by local kids groups. It's the perfect way for kids to learn about new activities that they might like to try. Last, but not least, pick up some free balloons at the Fidelity Investments booth.

Discover some fun in the Anadarko Adventure Zone! Kids can run, jump and climb there way to new heights of fun in this area. Full of inflatables, a petting zoo, bubble runners and more kids will have an opportunity to have some serious playtime. What's better? All of this fun is included in the general ticket price. No paying for extra activities, just experience the extra fun!

Stop by the Texas Children's Hospital Healthy KidZone and check out all of the fun activities for the active and healthy kids in your life. The area features booths for kids brought by local vendors who represent active programs and experiences for kids. Kids can check out what it's like to be a karate master or a supreme gymnast. Who knows, it may spark a new interest for your child. 

Set your eyes on the sky in at the Sky Zone on the hill. Kids can build and decorate their own kites and fly them on the hill. The fun doesn't stop there. Kids can also be outfitted with colorful parachutes and run in our parachute races. These races are a hallmark activity of the festival and are not to be missed! Before leaving the hill take a stop and the panning for gold booth and see what treasures you can find!

3-2-1 BLAST OFF! Soar your rockets to the moon in the South Plaza. Learn more about our solar system, create a rocket launcher and more while visiting Janet's Planet. Meet all of your favorite characters from Imagination Movers and Erth's Dinosaur Zoo. Finally, show off your creative side with a little face painting and hat making.

Get ready to dive into the world of art in the Activity Center featuring The Villager's Arts Alley. Learn all the essentials of art including line, shape, balance, color and media. Kids will get a hands on experience in learning about all of the components of art while creating some of their own. Take a walk through the rest of the Activity Center to participate on other games and activities brought to you by our booth partners.

Performing Arts Season Generously Sponsored By

Sponsors | Live Nation Sponsors / Huntsman Sponsors | The Howard Hughes Company Sponsors | Pepsi Sponsors | Texas Children's Hospital Sponsors | The Wortham Foundation Sponsors | Woodlands Township Sponsors | Pavilion Partners Sponsors | Woodforest Naitonal Bank Sponsors | Aramark Sponsors | Xfinity Sponsors | Sewell

Live Nation Venue Sponsors

Sponsors | Live Nation Sponsors / Huntsman Sponsors | Pepsi Sponsors | Woodforest Naitonal Bank Sponsors | Xfinity Sponsors | Citi Sponsors | Bud Light Sponsors | Saint Arnold Brewing Company Sponsors | Nissan