2014 Via Colori Activities


2015 Activities Coming Soon!


Interactive Performances

Entertainment in Motion sponsored by Oil States International

Check out the high energy dance performances by KIPP Houston High School’s Dance Companies on Hermann Park Plaza:

Saturday         1:00 & 2:30 p.m.

Sunday           12:45 & 2:00 p.m.

Live Speed Painting sponsored by the Mithoff Family Foundation

Performance by Master 3D Speed Painter Doug Rouse, Saturday at 4:30 p.m. Preview Doug’s amazing skills with a performance at the Winter Olympic Celebration or check out his website at www.rouse66.com


Festival-Wide Activities for All Ages

Listen Now, Hear Later Experience sponsored by QR Energy

Learn about hearing loss prevention and create a fun holiday craft. You can even go home with your own set of custom ear plugs.


NEW! LINN Energy Chalk Games

Chalk isn’t just for art…attendees of all ages will enjoy hop-scotch, four-square, and tic-tac-throw.   And snap a photo with your friends inside one of our original chalk scenes – Mary Poppins has nothing on us!



Delight your taste buds and keep your body happy with a sample of KIND Healthy Snack bars.  You will also learn about KIND Causes and have unique opportunities throughout the festival to practice KINDness.


IKEA Scavenger Hunt 

Challenging clues, awesome prizes and friendly competition - get this and more at Houston Via Colori’s Scavenger Hunt Presented by IKEA


NEW!  Mood Lounge presented by Kroger 

Exclusive Mood Lounge with five interactive mini-events throughout the weekend. No matter your mood, you'll be in a good mood in the Mood Lounge!


NEW! Greyhound Experience -  It’s time to travel in style – check out the @GreyhoundBus while you’re here at Via Colori and see what the future of bus travel looks like.


Barefoot Wine and Blue Moon Beer Garden

Thirsty? You can choose from a variety of seasonal craft brews from the Blue Moon family or enjoy tasty wines from Barefoot. 


NEW! Blue Moon Interactive 3D Mural 

Get up close and personal with a life-size bottle of Blue Moon created by Mario Belmares


Ernst and Young Photography Center

Participate in our NEW! on-site photo contest…a lucky photographer will win each hour of the festival!  You can also learn about this year’s Visualize Via Colori Photo Contest and craft a one-of-a-kind bookmark. 


Other Booths and Activities by

  • Advanced Bionics
  • Wyndham Resorts
  • CBS Radio
  • La Subasta


Family Activities

Children Coloring with Chalk

VIA BAMBINI sponsored by Spindletop Charities

Your child can create their very own 2’X 2’ masterpiece! For a $10 donation, your child receives a bag of chalk to create his or her own street painting. All donations benefit CHS

NEW! Art of Music sponsored by Cameron - Kids will have fun as they construct their own musical instruments – a true testament to the Art of Sound.



Cool Science from Houston Museum of Natural Science

Come see amazing chemistry demos on the Community StageAlso, all weekend you can check out the creepy crawlers from the HMNS collection. 

 Face Painting sponsored by KPMG

Your kids’ faces will be the palettes.


Twist & Tat

Clowns and balloon animals and tattoos…what’s not to like.


Houston Dynamo Road Jam

Interactive zone and pop-a-shot will be on-hand all day Sunday. 


Top Golf, Houston Public Library, and more!


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The Center for Hearing and Speech

3636 West Dallas
Houston, TX 77019
P 713-523-3633
F 713-523-8399