Last Year’s Festival-Wide Activities Included:
Entertainment in Motion
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.
Festival-Wide Activities for All Ages
Listen Now, Hear Later Experience sponsored by Cameron
Learn about hearing loss prevention and create a fun holiday craft. NEW! For the first time ever, all festival attendees can receive a free hearing screening thanks to The Center for Hearing and Speech's expert audiology staff and Cochlear Americas. Get your free hearing screening from 1 - 4 P.M. on Saturday and Sunday.
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. When you're ready to take a snack break, visit KIND Park! It's convienently located near the food trucks and you can even get a beverage from the Craft Beer Garden.
Visit this exclusive lounge with six (6) interactive mini-events throughout the weekend. Click here to purchase tickets and remember, 100% of your ticket purchase goes directly to The Center for Hearing and Speech, the beneficiary of the Houston Via Colori festival.
Stella Artois Beer Garden
Thirsty? You can choose from a variety of seasonal craft brews from the Stella Artois family.
NEW! 10 Featured Artists
We're celebrating our 10th birthday so be sure to check out these 10 Artists' work at the festival!
Celebrate New Dimensions
Melanie Stimmell Van Latum
Celebrate the "Selfie"
Celebrate the Classics
Celebrate Our Friend
Lee Carrier & Students
Celebrate Out-of-the-Box Creativity
Cynthia Kostylo, Delphine Anaya,
Adry del Rocio
Celebrate Our City
Celebrate Our Mission
Ernst and Young Photography Center
Participate in our on-site photo contest…a lucky photographer will win each hour of the festival! You can also craft a one-of-a-kind keychain or zipper pull.
AIG Social Media Hub
See your tweets and instagram posts live while interacting with your friends and other festival-goers. You can even participate in the AIG Instagram Takeover and win a prize.
Sprout by HP
Sprout by HP is the world’s first fully-integrated desktop 3D scanning solution, and it’s set to change the way you create! With 3D object capture and editing, plus multiple streamlined 3D printing options, anyone can grab an object from the physical world, manipulate it in the digital world, and bring it back to life. Learn more at www.sprout.com
Other Booths and Activities by
- Air 1
- Boom 92
- La Subasta
- Memorial City
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
Andrews Kurth Art of Music
Kids will have fun as they construct their own musical instruments.
Wells Fargo Kids Corner
Clowns and balloon animals, face-painting and tattoos…what’s not to like. Balloon twisting will take place from 2 - 4:30 on Saturday and Sunday.
The Minions on Stage presented by Houston Party Mascots
Take photos and dance with The Minions! They'll be joining us on our Community Stage Saturday from 12:00 - 1:00pm. Be sure to stop by the Houston Party Mascots booth on Sunday to meet Mickey and Minnie.
Jeffries Carnival Games
Have fun with a variety of carnival games and take home a prize!
Spin a prize wheel, get some goodies and test your soccer skills. This booth will be open from 10 - 3 P.M. on both Saturday and Sunday. The Dynamo mascot, Diesel will join us on Saturday from 1 - 2 P.M. so be sure to stop by and say hello!
Interactive zone and pop-a-shot will be on-hand all day Sunday.
Top Golf, Houston Public Library, and more!