Weekend Saturdays

November 10th, 2018

ExxonMobil Presents
23rd Annual Children's Festival
@The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

Saturday 11/10/2018 10:00 AM
Sunday 11/11/2018 Noon


The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is transforming into a giant playground for the 23rd Annual Children’s Festival presented by ExxonMobil. This year’s festival which will take place on Saturday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, November 11 from noon to 5 p.m.

With performers on multiple stages, character meet and greets, a special toddler area just for the youngest festivalgoers, arts and crafts, hands-on activities and friendly neighborhood adventures located all around the venue, there’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy.
Sesame Street

This year, Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby and more of your favorite characters from Sesame Street are heading to The Pavilion Main Stage for what is sure to be the party of the year. Join in the excitement, laughter and music of Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration at three performances – Saturday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

It’s always the right time to be a hero, when the PJ Masks come to town! Throughout the weekend, kids will have the opportunity to meet everyone’s favorite heroes from the hit Disney Junior show, PJ Masks, and other characters at various times each day in the Meet & Greet Tent in South Plaza.

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On Accenture STEAM Street (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math), kids can launch into space with Janet’s Planet, create their own snow with Nutty Scientists and enjoy a whole slew of other activities including face painting and an instrument petting zoo.

Kids are encouraged to unleash their inner artist and create their own masterpieces in The Pavilion Event Center along Anadarko's Arts Alleyway. They will learn about lines, colors, shapes, patterns, unity, balance and more by using these elements to make imaginative creations. Kids can discover the art of drawing with hands-on drawing classes presented by Young Rembrandts all weekend long. On the Arts Alleyway stage, families can sing along with Moana or ignite their creativity with theatre workshops by Drama Rocket.

Coming to the festival with a little one? Then you won’t want to miss The Woodlands Methodist School’s Peekaboo Place, a “festival-within-a-festival” for our youngest festivalgoers, ages 4 and under. This area will feature storytelling, musical performances, interactive theatre workshops, arts and crafts, free exploration and a special toddler inflatable. The Event Center will also be home to the Comfort Lounge, a quiet and comfortable place to relax, feed baby, catch your breath and get organized complete with a baby/toddler diaper change area and a private area for nursing mothers.


Take a walk along on the Texas Children’s Hospital Adventure Avenue for exciting outdoor activities including a petting zoo, rock climbing wall, bungee jumpers and inflatables. Be sure to swing by the active demonstration booths where kids can learn about health and physical fitness in a fun, interactive way from a variety of local businesses and organizations.

A fan-favorite, Truck Trail is coming back bigger and better than ever. Learn about the inner-workings of some of the best trucks, tractors and automobiles that The Woodlands area has to offer. Afterwards, they can take it easy on a fun train ride through the neighborhood.

Don’t forget to head to the Newfield Exploration Skyway at the top of The Pavilion hill where kids can build and fly their own kite, go on a digging expedition and participate in parachute races.

ExxonMobil Presents
23rd Annual Children's Festival
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
2005 Lake Robbins Dr.
The Woodlands, TX
Saturday 11/10/2018 10:00 AM
Sunday 11/11/2018 Noon
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