Children’s Museum of Houston

Hang Loose With Moana

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 – Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018

10:00 AM – 05:00 PM


Sail across the “open ocean” on an action-packed voyage, encountering extraordinary characters and impossible odds!  Make waves while you hang loose with Moana and immerse yourself in island life, culture and adventure during a fan celebration.  Get your groove on with hula dancers performing traditional Polynesian dances.  Illustrate some of the most popular characters from the movie with the guidance of artist Christian Navarrete and bring your camera to snap a pic with the fierce ocean voyager, Moana.

Event time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Special Events:

  • Moana Meet-and-Greet: Bring your camera and snap a pic with the fierce ocean voyager, Moana.
    • Event time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Kids' Hall Alcove. 
  • Polynesian Dance Performance: Get your groove on with hula dancers.
    • Event time: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. in Brown Auditorium. 
  • “Moana” Art Making:  Artist Christian Navarrete will show you how to draw inspired “Moana” characters.
    • Sign up at table located outside of Alexander Art Academy
      • ​​Event time: Begins at 10:30 a.m. ( 12 kids will be permitted at a time.) 

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


  • Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sunday, Noon - 6:00 pm
    Open Monday during Spring Break, Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day. Summer: Open Mondays Memorial Day through Labor Day. Closed Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.  
  • General Admission: $12 per person and $11 for seniors 65 years and older. FREE for children under one and Museum Members. Free Hours: FREE FAMILY NIGHT: Thursdays 5 pm - 8 pm.

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Parking fees: 1 hour - $7 2 hours - $8 3+ hours - $9 Metered and street parking are available around the Children's Museum of Houston.

Special Offers / Dining

The Children's Museum of Houston's spacious eatery, Fresh Café, offers nutritious eats and treats for any time of day! Enjoy a healthy meal with savory salads, preservative-free sandwich bread and vegetarian options prepared daily – fresh off the grill!

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