Gamer's Gambit

July 5, 2023

Children’s Museum Houston celebrates National Video Game Day with game truck, Sonic and Mario characters!

Saturday, July 8, beginning at 10 a.m.

Funded in part by City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance
Sponsored by Champion Energy


Beat the odds and test your gaming skills! Meet some of the most popular video game characters of all time and playsome of your favorite video games during a themed Video Game Day celebration.  Did you know? National Video Game Day is a real holiday that falls on July 8 and thereare over five million video games in existence!


Sonic and Shadow: Come and catch up to these pair of speedsters!

Event Times: From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. in Kids’ Hall Alcove.

Game Truck: Take on action-packed challenges through a variety of video games!

Event Time: From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Concrete Jungle.

Mario, Luigi and Peach:  Don’t miss thisstory time with one of the most recognized gaming characters.

Event Times:  At 2:30,3:30, and 4:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.


Power Up: The Musical!:  Level up and unlock unexpected achievements during this original production.

Event Times:  at11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.

‍Videogame Art Workshop:  Master the pixels and channel your inner artist in this interactive workshop.

Event Times: At 11:30 a.m., 12:30, 1:30, 2:30,3:30 and 4:30 p.m. in Alexander Art Academy.

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