05 | May in Houston

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  • Special May Highlights: With May being a popular month for travel, the website highlights special events happening throughout the month, like Comicpalooza or the Jurassic World: The Exhibition.

mAY Highlights

more family-friendly May events

Week One

5/04-05 Keels & Wheels (Seabrook)

Week Two

5/11 Houston Art Bike Parade & Festival

Week Three

5/16-19 Pasadena Strawberry Festival

5/16 Movies Under the Stars: Moana Trebly Park

5/17-19 The Music of Star Wars

5/17-18 Madame Butterfly at Miller

5/18 The International Festival USA at Discovery Green (Downtown)

5/18 Movie Saturdays at Understory

5/18 Open Ramp Day at the 1940 Air Terminal (South Houston)

5/18 Houston Area Live Steamers FREE rides (Hockley)

5/18 Movies Under the Stars: PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie (Mont Belvieu)

5/18 Movie Night on the Lawn at POST

5/18 Houston Humane Society’s K9 Fun Run + Walk (South)

5/18 Storybook Opera: The Armadillo’s Dream at Levy Park

5/18 Bazaar Food and Wine Festival at Sugar Land Town Square

5/18 Saturday Motor Club: Exotics at City Place

5/18 Howey’s Water Safety Festival (Pearland)

5/18-19 Reptilian Nation Expo at NRG

5/18 Caribbean Fest at Lagoonfest Texas (South of Houston)

5/19 LIMITLESS Car Show (Pearland)

5/19 Family Zone at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

5/19 Family Art Making Studio at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Week Four

5/21 Woodworking for Nature – Cane Fishing Poles at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve 

5/24-26 Comicpalooza (Downtown)

5/24 Summer Exhibitions Reception at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

5/25 CAMH’s Drop-In Experience Impossible Paper Architecture

5/25 Summer Movie Nights on the Lawn at Redemption Square: Trolls Band Together

5/25 Screen on the Green: Wonka (Downtown)

5/25  Movie Saturdays at Understory

5/25 Angel Lagoon’s “Free Sneak Peek Celebration” (Dayton)

5/25 Movies on the Square: Captain America (Sugar Land)

5/25 Memorial Weekend at Lonestar Flight Museum

5/25 AndyRoo and the AndyRooniverse at City Place

5/25 Family Overnight Program at Space Center Houston

5/25 & 26 Memorial Day Weekend of Steam at Rosenberg Railroad Museum 

5/26 Red, White and Bluegill! At Memorial Day Celebration at Sheldon Lake State Park

5/26 Mr. Leo Puppet Show Bus! at City Place

5/26 A Night to Remember (Sugar Land)

5/26 Memorial Day in The Woodlands at Town Green Park

5/26 Houston Museum of Natural Science at Levy Park : Ocean Life

5/26 Memorial Day Music Fest at Lagoonfest (Texas City)

Week Five

5/27 Memorial Day Celebration at the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum

5/27 Friendswood Memorial Day Ceremony

5/27 Memorial Day Ceremony in Sugar Land

5/29 Kids BINGO at Parker Williams Branch Library (South Houston)

5/30 National Gator Appreciation Day at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve

5/30 Plastic Canvas Jewelry at Hockley Community Center

5/30 Movies on the Lawn at Baybrook Mall: Back to the Future 

5/30 Drum Circle: African Drumming with Sam Dinkins at Stratford Branch Library (Far East Houston)

5/31 Movies in the Park: Minions at Heritage Place (Conroe)

Plan a memorable May stay in Houston. Need more? Look no further than Greater Houston Moms! We also have guides for Date Night and more educational events for your kids, scouts, and homeschoolers! Let’s ensure it is a May to remember – where will you go this month?

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