Mardi Gras at The Woodlands Children’s Museum
THE WOODLANDS, Texas – The sights and sounds of Mardi Gras will come to life for visitors Tuesday, March 5, when The Woodlands Children’s Museum hosts its annual Mardi Gras celebration.
Little ones will have opportunities to create a colorful jester hat and Mardi Gras mask and get their face painted so they can march in the museum’s parade in style. Processions, moving to “When the Saints Go Marching In,” will begin at 10:45 and 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
“Children can experience Fat Tuesday in our mini celebration and delight in the cultural variables of Mardi Gras, from the sweets and the beads to the marvelous sense of excitement this tradition evokes,” Executive Director Angela Colton said. “Our celebration provides families with a safe, welcoming setting where they can ‘pass a good time (Cajun for have fun).’”
Adding to the fun will be juggler Claude Sims, who will perform at 11:15 a.m. and rove the museum, located at 4775 W. Panther Creek Drive, Suite 280, The Woodlands, Texas, 77381, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
And because food and sweets are an important part of the Mardi Gras tradition, the museum also will be serving King Cakes donated by Montgomery Bakehouse.
Mardi Gras activities are included in the museum’s regular $7 admission for visitors age 1 and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
To ensure a fun, safe experience for visitors, museum admissions will be limited.
For more information, visit woodlandschildrensmuseum.org or call 281-465-0955.