The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is excited to team up with ExxonMobil as the presenting sponsor for the 18th Annual Children’s Festival. The Festival is expected to attract more than 20,000 people from the Greater Houston area. Families and schools are invited to this year’s event taking place Nov. 7-10, 2013.

Children’s Festival showcases children’s activities with a diverse assortment of entertainment that spans from local community acts to today’s top children’s performers like Disney Junior’s Imagination Movers and Zendaya, star of Disney Channel’s hit series “Shake It Up” and finalist on season 16 of “Dancing with The Stars.” Also kids can discover the Disney Doc McStuffins Toy Clinic for stuffed animals and toys. 

The Festival is a four-day event with schooldays devoted to field trips and featuring performers who entertain and incorporate important educational lessons into their material.

The weekend is open to the public and features lots of hands-on, interactive activities like face painting, hat-making, arts and crafts, kite flying and parachute races. Kids can visit the Activity Tent, Healthy KidZone, ExxonMobil STEM Zone, Anadarko Adventure Zone and the Wells Fargo Fun Zone. The ExxonMobil STEM Zone includes the Children’s Museum of Houston exhibit and an inflatable Big Canyon that enables kids to explore earth sciences.

With ExxonMobil’s support, The Pavilion is expanding the number of school children attending the Festival on Nov. 7 and 8.

“The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is known for its first-class performing arts and educational outreach programs, and we are proud to support efforts to provide Houston area children and their families opportunities to learn about science and the arts while having fun at the Children’s Festival,” said Truman Bell, ExxonMobil Headquarters Community Relations Manager.

Admission is $8 per person in advance or $10 per person at the door. Children under two are admitted free of charge. Your ticket covers a variety of activities and performances for the whole day. No need to worry about buying extra tokens or tickets. Guests are welcome to to bring in food and have a picnic. Keep in mind that beverages cannot be brought into The Pavilion. Tickets can be purchased at The Pavilion Box Office or through Ticketmaster.

There’s so much excitement surrounding Children’s Festival you won’t want to miss it. If you would like more information about The Pavilion, please visit or look for The Pavilion on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Blogger. Or download The Pavilion's iOS app or Android app.

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