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Story Square's Lit with Families 2023 Texas Family Literacy Festival

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 10/14/2023
Journey to Story Square, where alphabet magic spells fun family learning! Story Square's Lit with Families 2023 Texas Family Literacy Festival at Discovery Green is FREE! Story Square meticulously designed this day just for families to illuminate the wonder of literacy together in the most spectacularly fun way possible. Free books! Games! Prizes! Giveaways! Meet the Author! Alphabet Magic Booths! Famagination (Family Imagination Zone! Reading Corners! Great Vendors! Facepainting! & MORE!!!!

Please help us keep this calendar up to date! If this activity is sold out, canceled, or otherwise needs alteration, email so we can update it immediately. If you have a question about the activity itself, please contact the organization administrator listed below.

Texas Family Literacy Festival


This day is sure to dazzle families with children of all ages.

The festival will have all the fun you expect at festivals. So, come and enjoy!

  • Yummy food
  • Giveaways
  • Special booths to charm everyone in the family
  • Face painting
  • Performances from local schools and organizations
  • Balloon art
  • Delicious Desserts

And, extraordinary specific-to-Story-Square edutainment that will showcase the enchantment of learning, reading, and writing for families to uncover together.

  • Free Books
  • Meet-the-Author
  • Boogie Famland
  • Our Lighthearted Reading Hollow
  • Alphabet Magic Booths
  • A Famagination Zone to encourage families to stretch their imaginations together

All the readers in your house - those just learning and those ready to share their love of reading will fall in love with the uniquely designed fun at Story Square!

We cannot wait to see you there in Story Square!

Let's Glow Together!

Please connect with us through any of the following.

Thinking about how you want to participate in the festival's success?

We included the multiplicity of ways you, as an individual, or your organization can get involved in the Texas Family Literacy Festival. You can also email inquiries about any of the festival involvement directly to

Sponsors and Partners

Are you interested in showing support for family literacy and parent-child educational interactions or optimizing the exposure to 1000s of attendees that an organization could gain from partnering with the Texas Family Literacy Festival?

If so, CLICK HERE for the Story Square's Lit with Families 2023 Sponsorship Packet.


Do you have a product or service that Texas Moms, Dads, or children should know about or buy for themselves or loved ones? Do you have something to sell, share, or want to optimize exposure to your company or organization via a vendor's booth?



Are you interested in ensuring that every family enjoys the fun of the festival and leaves with a fun family learning memory in their heart by serving as a festival volunteer?

If so, CLICK HERE to learn more about being a volunteer.


Do you have a children's book you authored that you want to share with Texas Family Literacy Festival?

If so, CLICK HERE to learn how you can share your book with thousands of festival attendees.

Please note: Story Square adores authors. So, there are two ways for authors to get involved in the festival fun.

1. Authors may get involved as festival sponsors, vendors, and apply to read their own books. AND/OR

2. Authors may submit their picture book(s) to be considered for the Alphamagician Book Competition.


Do you belong to or instruct a talented group of young performers, artists, singers, dancers, poets, instrumentalists, or magicians?

If so, CLICK HERE to learn how you can put your group's talent on display.

Just how alphabetastic will this year's Texas Family Literacy Festival will be?

Story Square has crafted an alphabet-worthy list of unforgettable fun just waiting for families!

  • Alphabet Magic Booths
  • Boogie Famland - a family dance party and BOOKS!
  • Contests - for families and for children's book authors celebration
  • Drawing for family prizes
  • Excellent specialty goods from vendors across Texas
  • Facepainting from local artists and lots FREE stuff
  • Goodies to take home and keep the fun family learning activities going
  • Happy times galore
  • Imagination zones we call Famagination Zone
  • Joy-filled moments
  • Kids witnessing how cool literacy really is!
  • Love for our Texas communities all in one place
  • Magicusical entertainment from local schools and groups around Texas
  • Necklaces, earrings, rings for sell made by our local jewelry makers and vendors
  • Option for free tickets when you register on EVENTBRITE
  • Performances from local schools and studios
  • Quizzes for family trivia
  • Reading tips for families to make the best of their time when sharing a sweet fun family literacy moment at home
  • Slides and playground fun
  • Themes of popular children's books for reminiscing
  • Understand and patience at every square-inch of the festival
  • Victorious feeling on your ride home! You did what only 2.5% of Americans do...have an educational interaction with your child!
  • Water, water everywhere
  • Xylophones for music fun together
  • Yayyyys!! Lots and lots of YAYYYY!
  • Zany family fun!



*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Discovery Green
1500 McKinney St,
Houston,, TX, 77010
United States


Contact name: 
Fran-Victoria Stephens
The event has already taken place on this date: 
FREE with Eventbrite Registration


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