Children’s Museum Houston

Mid-Autumn Fest

Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019 – Saturday, Sep. 14, 2019

10:00 AM – 04:00 PM


Revel in the majesty of the moon and the joys of the harvest as we celebrate the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Festival. Explore Vietnamese and Asian culture! Don't forget to bring your camera!

Event time:  Sept. 14, 2019* from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

*This is an Early Bird Member Hour day.


  • Vietnamese Storytime and Language Lesson: Listen to traditional Vietnamese folktales and take a mini-language lesson!
    • Event time: 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Parent Resource Library
  • Dragon Dancers: Watch the Khai Tri Academy express joy and happiness through a dragon dance performance.
    • Event time: 9:30 a.m. (Members) and 11:30 a.m. in Kids' Hall Alcove
  • DIY Áo dài ​ Workshop and Fashion Show: Learn about the traditional Vietnamese outfit, the Áo Dài, and make your own to show off in a fashion show.
    • Event time: Workshop from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.; fashion show from 1:45 to 2 p.m. in Brown Auditorium
  • Lantern Making: Design your own lantern to celebrate mid-autumn!
    • Event time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Kids' Hall Alcove
  • Face Painting: Get your Mid-Autumn Festival face on.
    • Event time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Kids' Hall Alcove
  • Lantern Parade: Show off your lantern in a traditional parade with your friends and family.
    • Event time: 2:30 p.m. in Kids' Hall Alcove


  • 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 Houston.

Special Offers / Dining

The Children's Museum 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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