Spring Break Blast

Gear up for an explosive burst of joy and wonder as Children's Museum Houston's Spring Break Blast ignites the stage with electrifying energy!

Event Date
Saturday, March 9, 2024
Event Date
Sat
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Mar
9
Sun
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Mar
17
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2024
Event Time
10:00 am
6:00 pm
10:00 am
6:00 pm
*The Museum opens at noon on Sundays.
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Accessibility
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About the Event

Activities, events and times subject to change.

Hold onto your hats and buckle up for a wild ride of excitement at the Children's Museum Houston's Spring Break Blast! Brace yourselves, little adventurers, because this week-long spectacle is bursting at the seams with daily performances that will dazzle your senses and ignite your passion for learning. Get ready to plunge into a whirlwind of non-stop activities that promise to unleash your creativity and curiosity.

From mind-blowing science experiments that'll have you questioning everything, to heart-pounding performances that will leave you on the edge of your seat, each day is a new chapter in the epic adventure of Spring Break.

  • Experience the thrill as you roll in our human hamster balls every exhilarating day of Spring Break!
  • Elevate your excitement to new heights as you soar through the air on the bungee trampoline from March 15 to 17, 2024!
  • Embark on a daily adventure of dazzling delight as we host an electrifying confetti party that turns every moment into a colorful explosion of pure excitement!

Don't miss a beat as you dive headfirst into an exhilarating world where every moment is packed with thrills, laughter, and a whole lot of fun.

Children's Museum Houston's Spring Break Blast is not just an event; it's a daily explosion of joy that will leave you breathless and begging for more!

Event Lineup

Rock the Block

Get ready to turn our neighborhood into the ultimate playground of colorful fun and excitement! Join us for a block party extravaganza featuring heart-pounding beats from a live DJ, gravity-defying jumps on inflatables, epic mini golf showdowns, non-stop gaming action in the game truck, and the coolest refreshment with shaved ice. It's not just a party; it's a whirlwind of thrills that will make our block the envy of the town!

Saturday, March 9

Super MAR10 Day

March 10 is not just a date; it's the power-packed celebration of Super Mario Day! Dive into the Mushroom Kingdom with crown and mustache making activities, speed through the action-packed tracks of life with hot wheels, engage in epic Turtle Talks, and join the Princess Peach song celebration. It's a day of pure Nintendo magic, where every moment is a warp pipe to excitement and every activity is a power-up for unforgettable memories!

Sunday, March 10

Go Wild Day

Get ready for a wild adventure on our animal-themed day, where the excitement soars with a vibrant parrot show, zen-inducing animal yoga, cuddles galore at the petting zoo, fascinating skulls and skins demos, enchanting animal story time, the chance to welcome a new furry friend into your family through our exciting pet adoptions, and a burst of creativity with Lisa Frank-inspired animal art that brings the jungle to life! Get ready for a day of wild wonders and furry friendships!

Monday, March 11

Infinity Blast Off

Prepare for an interstellar adventure like never before! Brace yourself for an awe-inspiring encounter with real-life astronauts, who will share their firsthand experiences of exploring the cosmos. But the excitement doesn't stop there – join forces with the iconic Buzz Lightyear for a cosmic meet-and-greet that transcends space and time! Engage your inner explorer with hands-on rocket-making workshops that propel your creativity to new heights. Plus, immerse yourself in the vibrant joy of a cosmic dust fest, where every toss of brilliant hues creates a kaleidoscopic celebration of unity, laughter, and pure exhilaration! "Infinity Blast Off" is not just an event; it's an exhilarating journey into the wonders of space, where dreams take flight and the universe becomes your playground!

Tuesday, March 12

Kick Fury Showdown

Get ready to witness the ultimate fusion of strength, skill, and spectacle at our martial arts extravaganza, headlined by none other than American Ninja Warrior Sam Sann! Brace yourself for heart-stopping martial arts performances that showcase the epitome of discipline and mastery. But the excitement doesn't end there—unleash your inner code ninja with the cutting-edge coding company. This event is not just a display of physical prowess; it's a dynamic celebration where the spirit of martial arts meets innovation and tradition collides with the future!

Wednesday, March 13

19th Annual Pi Day

Get ready for an epic celebration that's as irrational as it is delicious—Pi Day is about to get a whole lot sweeter with a jaw-dropping pie fight that will leave everyone covered in laughter and shaving cream! Dive into the mathematical merriment with activities that pay homage to circles, from mesmerizing hula hoop contests to thrilling circle challenges. Join us in embracing the infinite possibilities of Pi, where every pie toss and circular adventure brings us closer to the ultimate mathematical feast!

Thursday, March 14

That's the Spirit!

Gear up for a paranormal extravaganza like never before at our event, where Ghostbuster cosplayers will transport you into the heart of the supernatural! Unleash your inner scientist with slime-making workshops that promise to conjure up gooey, glowing ectoplasmic wonders. Marvel at the eerie brilliance of ghost projectors that bring spectral entities to life before your eyes. Hold on tight as van de Graaff demonstrations send electricity crackling through the air, adding an electrifying jolt to the spine-tingling atmosphere. And for the science enthusiasts, engage in mind-bending thermodynamic experiments that will leave you questioning the laws of the supernatural world. It's an otherworldly experience where the line between the living and the supernatural blurs, and every moment is a pulse-pounding adventure into the unknown!

Friday, March 15

Circus Magic

Step right up to the most thrilling spectacle in town! Our circus and magic-inspired event is a mesmerizing fusion of breathtaking talent that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Marvel at the gravity-defying feats of our hula hooper, as they spin and twirl with mesmerizing precision. Be captivated by the skillful juggler who turns ordinary objects into a symphony of motion. Feel the excitement as our tumbler defies gravity with flips and somersaults that will leave you breathless. Be enchanted by the whimsical creations of our balloon artist and the vibrant transformations of our glitter tattoos. Prepare to be spellbound by the illusions of our magician, and hold your breath as our "tightrope walking" activity helps you navigate the heights with incredible poise. It's a magical circus extravaganza where every act is a masterpiece, and the air is filled with the electric energy of wonder and awe!

Saturday, March 16

Green is In!

Get ready for a leprechaun-approved adventure at our St. Patrick's Day extravaganza designed especially for children! Watch in awe as Irish dancers weave a magical tapestry of jigs and reels, filling the air with the spirit of the Emerald Isle. But that's not all – embark on a whimsical journey as little ones channel their inner wizards with a butterbeer-making workshop, where they'll concoct their own frothy, golden brews. It's a day of enchantment and Irish charm, where the giggles of children blend harmoniously with the rhythm of lively dances and the delightful aroma of homemade butterbeer. Let the luck of the Irish and the joy of childhood converge in this unforgettable celebration!

Sunday, March 17

On-Going Activities

Scratch Art: Embark on an electrifying artistic journey, where you wield the power to create your very own masterpiece through the thrilling medium of scratch art!

Where: Alexander Art Academy

Field Guide to Native Houston Insects: Master the art of animal classification, sorting tiles on a dynamic whiteboard to place each creature into its rightful class: mammal, bird, fish, reptile, or amphibian!

Where: CenterPoint Energy EcoStation

Darwin’s Finches: Delve into the heart-pounding world of evolutionary biology as you uncover the fascinating tale of Darwin's finches, exploring how their beaks morphed into a dazzling array of shapes tailored to their specific diets, unraveling the mysteries of adaptation and survival in the wild!

Where: CenterPoint Energy EcoStation

Confetti Poppers: Get ready to ignite the atmosphere with a burst of vibrant energy as we unleash a torrent of colorful confetti into the air, marking the exhilarating kickoff to Spring Break festivities!

Where: Junktion

Flip Flop Banner: Dive headfirst into the excitement of the season as we herald the arrival of warm weather with a beach-themed extravaganza featuring the ultimate accessory: a dazzling flip-flop banner, infusing your surroundings with the spirit of sun, sand, and endless adventure!

Where: Junktion

One BIG Triangle: Strategize your moves to arrange the triangles into a cohesive masterpiece, crafting a colossal triangle while ensuring every adjacent side boasts a dynamic duo of numbers that sum up to the magical total of 10. Prepare for a thrilling mental showdown unlike any other!

Where: ConocoPhillips Math Lab

Fluffy Slime: Engage in the exhilarating process of concocting your own batches of fluffy slime, ready to be molded and manipulated in your hands. Delve into the captivating science behind this marvel as you unravel the secrets of polymers, unlocking the magic that brings this special slime to life!

Where: INVISTA Science Station

Stretchy Shaving Cream: Gear up for an electrifying experiment as we harness the power of polymers, like glue, and activators, such as borate ions, to embark on a thrilling journey of scientific discovery! Get ready to trap gases within the colloid as we concoct our very own Stretchy Shaving Cream, unveiling a sensational concoction that defies the ordinary and promises boundless excitement!

Where: INVISTA Science Station

Slime!: Prepare for an electrifying adventure as you dive headfirst into the ultimate slime experience, where you'll take the reins in hand-crafting your very own ooey-gooey masterpiece! Feel the thrill as you bond molecule chains, better known as polymers, together, unlocking the secrets of slime creation with your own two hands.

Where: Power Science Lab

Matching Human Anatomy: Embark on an exhilarating journey into the depths of human anatomy as you engage in the heart-pounding challenge of matching organs to their rightful places within the body, unraveling the mysteries of physiology with each triumphant match!

Where: Power Science Lab

Rolly Ramps: Unleash your creativity and engineer your wildest dreams into reality as you harness the power of maker materials to craft ingenious devices that not only interact with ramps but also push the boundaries of excitement by adding jaw-dropping features like loop-de-loops and daring jumps, transforming ordinary ramps into adrenaline-pumping arenas of innovation and thrills!

Where: Chevron Maker Annex

Pinwheel Wind Catchers: Dive into the thrilling world of wind catchers, using an array of dynamic materials to design your very own creations! Feel the rush as you put your wind catchers to the test under the powerful force of our fans, and then prepare for adventure as you take your masterpiece home to unleash its full potential in the wild.

Where: Chevron Maker Annex

LEGO© Race Car: Prepare for an exhilarating journey into the world of robotics as you embark on the ultimate challenge: building and coding your very own LEGO robot car! Feel the thrill of innovation as you bring your creation to life, then brace yourself as you put it to the test, pushing its limits to see just how fast it can go!

Where: Chevron Maker Annex

Giant Video Game Controller: Join us in constructing a colossal video game controller, challenging our makers to a thrilling race! Craft your controller with conductors and insulators, then put it to the test on our massive projector screen!

Where: Chevron Maker Annex
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Event Date
Saturday, March 9, 2024
Event Date
Sat
Mar
9
-  
Sun
Mar
17
2024
Event Time
10:00 am
-
6:00 pm
10:00 am
6:00 pm
Ages
All Ages
Admission
General Admission
Location
Disability Accessibility
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