08 | August

Here’s why GHM is your secret weapon for planning a memorable August in Houston::

  • Curated Content: The website focuses specifically on family-friendly activities, saving you time sifting through general event listings.
  • Direct Information: We don’t make you click around though page after page chasing information. We provide direct links and detailed listings complete with details like dates, times, costs, age appropriateness, and where to find further information.
  • August Event Highlights: Don’t miss out on the unique experiences August offers! GHM keeps you informed about and all the must-see attractions.

August HighlightS

more family-friendly August events

Week 1

8/1 Houston Restaurant Weeks

8/1 Movies on the Lawn at Baybrook Mall: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish 

8/1-10 Houston Shakespeare Festival: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo & Juliet at Miller

8/2 Barbie the Movie – in Concert at Cynthia Woods 

8/2 Friendswood Movies in the Park: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

8/3 Sea Center Shark Celebration (Lake Jackson)

8/3 Dive-In Movie at the Wave Pool: Shrek (Mont Belvieu)

8/3 Family Day: Camp Life: Laundry at San Jacinto

*8/3 Marine Biologist for a Day at the Downtown Aquarium

8/3 Central Green’s 10th Annual Back To School Bash

8/3 Movie in the Park: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Deer Park)

8/3 Summer Movie Nights at Redemption Square – Wish

8/3 Possums & Popsicles at Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

8/3 Hands-On Houston: Balance Sculpture at HCCC

8/4 Family Zone at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

8/4 The Woodlands Cars & Coffee at Market Street

Week 2

8/8 Movies Under the Stars: Grease at Market Square Park

8/8 Pixar Trivia in the Park at Market Street

8/8 Movies on the Lawn at Baybrook Mall: The Little Mermaid (2023) 

8/10 Family Day at the Ocean Star Museum (Galveston)

8/10 Movies Under the Moon (Sugar Land)

8/10 811 Day + Touch a Truck (Mont Belvieu)

Week 3

8/14 Family Zone at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

8/15 Movies on the Lawn at Baybrook Mall: Soul 

8/17 Rare Books on Display at HPL Central Library (Downtown)

8/17 Houston Area Live Steamers FREE rides (Hockley)

Week 4

8/22 Movies on the Lawn at Baybrook Mall: Mary Poppins 

8/23 Movies Under the Stars: Wonka at Trebly Park

8/23 Movie Night in Helix Hall | Friday Night Lights

8/25 Houston Museum of Natural Science at Levy Park: Sound Science

8/25 Fun Day at Rosenberg Railroad Museum 

8/29 Movies on the Lawn at Baybrook Mall: Kung Fu Panda 3 

8/30 Sensory Friendly Event at Space Center Houston


Planning an August family adventure in Houston? Don’t waste time searching aimlessly. Our comprehensive and user-friendly website, you can create the perfect itinerary for your family, ensuring an August filled with laughter, exploration, and lasting memories. Let’s have an August to remember – where will you go this month?