2024 Kidpendence Day - July 4th Celebration

June 26, 2024

Children’s Museum Houston celebrates our nation’s birthday with red, white and BOOM!

Captain America and Lady Liberty make special appearances!

Thursday, July 4, beginning at 9 a.m.

Funded in part by The City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance

“Summer Escape” sponsored by Champion Energy


Get ready to paint the town red, white, and blue as we celebrate America's 248th birthday during Children’s Museum Houston’s “Summer Escape.” Join us for a day packed with exhilarating activities, spectacular shows, and patriotic fun for all ages.



21-MentosGeyser Salute:  Kick off the day with a bang! Witness the awe-inspiring spectacle of 21-Mentos geysers erupting in a patriotic salute that will leave you breathless and cheering for more!

Event Times:  At 9 a.m. and noon in Concrete Jungle.  


Kidpendence Confetti Blast!:Dance and celebrate with Captain America and Lady Liberty in a joyous confetti party, spreading cheer and patriotism with every colorful flutter.

Event Times:  At 10:30 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. in Concrete Jungle.


Captain America Story Time: Join Captain America for an action-packed story time which will ignite your imagination and stir your patriotic spirit. Perfect for young heroes in the making!

Event Times:  Captain America and Lady Liberty onsite from 10 a.m. to 2 pm in Kids Hall Alcove.
Captain America story time sessions at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Parent Resource Library.


Celebratory Science Show: Don your lab coats and prepare to be amazed as our scientists take the stage with electrifying experiments and mind-blowing demonstrations!

Event Times:  At 3 and 4 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.


Kidpendence Day Glasses:  Show your patriotic spirit with these fabulous red, white, and blue glasses.

Event Times:  All day in Junktion.



Kidpendence Day, Thursday, July 4, 2024, beginning at 9 a.m.

***Activities,events, and times subject to change.