McDonald’s Dream Discovery Zone featuring McDonald’s Dream Discovery Stage

Come into the heart of the festival and have a blast!

See Ronald McDonald, Grimace, Hamburglar  & Birdie

So much to do with the McDonald’s Inflatable Bouncy House, McDonald’s Inflatable Soccer, McDonald’s Inflatable Obstacle Course, McDonald’s Chill Zone, Bean Bag Toss, Spin Wheel & Planko, McDonald’s Smoothie Truck Sampling, McDonald’s Lounge, McDonald’s Photo Booth and a Large Swing

Check out ANTHONY GONZALEZ – Voice of Miguel from the Disney/Pixar animated feature film COCO

Anthony Gonzalez will be performing and signing autographs both Saturday and Sunday

(Wristband required. Wristbands will be handed out 11:30 am Saturday and Sunday . First come, first served. See “Celebrity Connection” for details.)


Tile Painting

Tranquility Park

Paint away on your tile canvas! One of the festival’s hottest spots to visit! You will receive a tile to paint whatever your creative mind wants. Then take it to a drying rack and come back and pick it up to take home!


Ashley HomeStore Kids Gaming Lounge

Tranquility Park

Official Furniture Store of the festival! The ultimate cool kid activity is an afternoon spent playing the latest Xbox video games by relaxing on comfy furniture provide by Ashley Homestore. You have to check it out!


Metro by T-Mobile Robotics Academy

City Hall

Robotics experts on-site by American Robotics Academy will teach you how to design, build and test remote controlled miniature robots


Signaturecare Emergency Center Teddy Bear Clinic

City Hall

Uh Oh! Your Teddy Bear needs medical help! • Check your teddy bear’s heartbeat and blood pressure • Next check the temperature • Get your Diagnosis • Does your teddy bear need a band-aid or splint? • Take a picture and much more!


Green Mountain Energy World

McKinney Street

Brighten Our World – Check out an electric motorcycle, hands-on solar panels and so much more! Color Our World – paint the huge Power Pals mural!


SABIC Super Science Zone

Chemistry that Matters

A premier activity of the Festival, SABIC Super Science Zone & Stage will feature: Covered stage for the scheduled shows Science Shows, Building activities, Recycle activities, chemistry shows and much more!

LIVE SHOWS that will entertain both children and parents alike. See amazing chemical reactions, fantastic forces, and more.


Nightlight Pediatrics Urgent Care Diaper Derby

Middle Sam Houston Park

And they’re off! Babies will get their crawl on for a chance to win prizes in the annual Diaper Derby!



April 4 & 5, 2020

Downtown Houston

The McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival was established in 1988, to serve as the vehicle to educate the public about child abuse and the mission of Child Advocates.


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