Cinco de Mayo Celebration

May 1, 2024

Children's Museum Houston celebrates Cinco de Mayo in style with a spectacular lineup of events!

Sunday, May 5

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

Sponsored by Tajin



¡Viva México!  Cinco de Mayo, a vibrant celebration of Mexican heritage and resilience, is just around the corner, and Children’s Museum Houston is thrilled to invite you to join in the festivities! Mark your calendars for a day filled with the sights, sounds, and flavors of Mexico as we commemorate the historic victory at the Battle of Puebla.




Mariachi Jarabe Tapatío: From soul-stirring ballads to toe-tapping melodies and dressed in their iconic charro suits, the ensemble will regale audiences with lively renditions of traditional Mexican folk music.

Event Time:  From 10 am to 2 pm in front of Museum and in Kid’s Hall Alcove.


DIY Pinata Art Workshop: Join us as we craft vibrant pinatas, a beloved symbol of Mexican celebrations.

Event Time:  On the half hour from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm in Alexander Art Academy.


Las Americas Ballet Folklórico: From the intricate footwork of Zapateado to the spirited rhythms of Huapangos, this dynamic performance will captivate audiences of all ages.

Event Time:  At 11 am and 12:30 pm in Brown Auditorium.


“Joy Goes to Mexico” sponsored by Phillips 66: Join Joy Saxton on an enchanting adventure through Mexico through themagic of puppets, storytelling, and audience participation,

Event Time:  At 2 pm in Brown Auditorium.


The Essence of Mexico by Mixteco Ballet Folklórico: Embark on a journey to the Northern State of Nuevo Leon through captivating dance performances, including "Zapatea-dos" and "The Polka.”

Event Time:  At 3:30pm in Brown Auditorium.



Cinco de Mayo, May 5, 2024                                

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