NOW CLOSED: FUNomenal Family Festival presented by UnitedHealthcare

NOW CLOSED: FUNomenal Family Festival presented by UnitedHealthcare
When

June 25, 2016
1- 6 pm

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Our 5th Annual FUNomenal Family Festival celebrated the kid in all of us in a day of surprises and FREE entertainment at Discovery Green®. The 2016 FUNomenal Family Festival presented by UnitedHealthcare returned on June 25, 2016 from 1 - 6pm (rescheduled from April 30th).

The family-fun event featured music by hip hop trio BlushhhMusicDJ Astra (age 18), Soul-phisticated DJs: DJ Ill-Set and Heaven-Lee (age 15) and Official Fuego (age 14) and 15 year-old Young Lyric, International Hip Hop Princess, Internet Sensation, and Star of Lifetime TV's hit show "The Rap Game" produced by Jermaine Dupri and Queen Latifah.

The Anheuser-Busch Stage was emceed by The Voice of Houston, Jeremiah Gallegos and Teen Belleza Latina Houston, Bethany Luna. Featuring a Mad Science show from 1 - 2 pm, ballet folklorico performance by Grupo Zapata, violin solo by Mia Abshire, a book reading by Ella Lee, a 9-year-old author from San Antonio who turned the page on bullying and more!

Baby Olympics
Baby Olympics is an opportunity for babies, toddlers (ages 5 & under) and their parents to engage in fun activities with the opportunity to win Baby “Olympic Medals” and other great prizes! It features events ranging from a crawling race for infants to the Rock & Roll race for children 2-5 years of age. Registration will begin on-site at 1pm, with the first category beginning immediately following the opening ceremony at 1:25pm. Limited contestant spaces are available, please plan to arrive early. Guest Emcee Johnny B from KSBJ Radio.
For registration information and rules, click here.

Categories include: 
  • 6-9 month Crawling Race
  • 10-13 month Crawling Race
  • Rock A Stack (under 6 months) **NEW**
  • Little Liberty (14-23 months old) **NEW**
  • Daddy's Lil' Princess (ages 2-5)
  • Mommy's Little Hero (ages 2-5) **NEW**
  • Rock & Roll Race (ages 2-5) 

Awards
Top three winners in each category will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal and other great prizes!

1st Place: “Gold” Medal, a 12x12” personalized concrete paver (value $500), a $30 gift certificate and 1 dozen free cupcakes from Sarandipity Parties, a $15 gift certificate to the Lake House Café and a limited edition "I am FUNomenal" Kid t‐shirt.

2nd  Place: “Silver” Medal, one night hotel stay at **Hilton-Americas Downtown, a $20 gift certificate and 1 dozen free cupcakes from Sarandipity Parties, a $10 gift certificate to the Lake House Café and a limited edition "I am FUNomenal" Kid t‐shirt.

3rd Place
: “Bronze” Medal, a bag filled with Discovery Green merchandise, 3 month Little Passports subscription, a $10 gift certificate Sarandipity Parties gift certificate, a $5 gift certificate to the Lake House Café and a limited edition "I am FUNomenal" Kid t‐shirt.
 
**Hotel night location is subject to change. Prizes are non-transferable, can not be redeemed for cash or replaced if lost or stolen.

In addition, there will be special appearances by some of your favorite characters and kids can have a blast in one of three Foam Parties thanks to Lone Star Parties and Houston Party Rental, roll around in hamster balls and more! Houston Party Rental will also bring exciting rides for the kids such as a Dual Zip-line, Ferris Wheel, Airborne Adventure, Wrecking Ball Ride, Bungee Trampoline and many more. *Rides are subject to change.

Special thanks to 2016 FUNomenal Family Festival media partners: Big Kid Small City, Kids Out and About and KSBJ 89.3 FM.

Banners and signage provided by Vinyl Skinzz Signs, Graphics and Tees.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Vendor Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities


Check out photos from the 2013 festival on our Facebook page by clicking here.

Discovery Green Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off.