Saturday, March 8, 2014

McDonalds Houston Children's Festival Information and Giveaway March 29 and 30th 2014

This post was sponsored by Hello Houston Media. I was provided four tickets for participation.

About the McDonald's Houston Children's Festival

Who: The McDonald's Houston Children's Festival
When: Saturday, March 29th and Sunday, March 30, 2014.
Where: Downtown Houston. City Hall Area, Library Plaza, Sam Houston Park, and Tranquility Park.
Time: 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Why: To benefit Child Advocates, Inc. The festival has raised over $4,700,00 for Child Advocates, Inc.
Expected Attendance: 50,000 plus

  • The largest children's festival in the United States. 
  • One of the World's 300 Unmissable Events in Frommer's Travel Guides.

Admission Price:

  • $12 per person
  • Children under 3 free
  • Food, beverage, and games by coupon only. 9 coupons for $10.00
  • For special admission offers, please visit the website

About Child Advocates Inc.

Child Advocates, Inc mobilizes court appointed volunteers to break the cicious cycle of child abuse. Volunteers speak up for abused children who are lost in the system and guide them into safe environments where they can thrive. Child Advocates, Inc has served more than 21,000 children in Harris County since 1984. Child Advocates, Inc is not a United Way agency and has to rely on donations to support more than 75% of the budget.

2013 Stats

  • Child Advocates, Inc. provided critical advocacy for 2,018 abused and neglected children
  • Trained 1219 new court appointed advocate volunteers
  • Worked on 1,300 cases, and 740 volunteers collectively gave more than 60,000 hours of their time
  • Raised $38,000 dollars
  • The cost for Child Advocates to serve a child in 2013 was $1,700

Social Media

Festival Highlights:

  • 7 stages of music and entertainment
  • 11 big family adventure zones
  • Over 300 activities
  • Debby Ryan-Star of Disney Channel's Jessie
  • China Anne McClain from A.N.T. Farm, performs with McClain (her sisters)
  • Brobee from Yo Gabba Gabba
  • Sid the Science Kid
  • McDonald's Dream Discovery Stage and Zone
  • Baker Hughes Circus Town and Stage
  • H-E-B Healthy Kids Zone
  • Child Advocates Under the Sea Zone
  • Green Mountain Energy Zone
  • SABIC Super Science Zone
  • Nightlight Pediatric Urgent Care Tot Spot and Stage
  • Kids R Kids Zone
  • Tam International Giant Lego Zone

 Social Media

Twitter Hashtag: #HOUChildrensFest

Enter to win a family four pack of Tickets to the Houston Children's Festival. 

The tickets are good for either Saturday or Sunday for admission only. Giveaway ends March 19th, 2014.

Giveaway for Debby Ryan Meet and Greet on Sunday March 30, 2014


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