Registration now open for Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest

The City of Houston is hosting the 12th Annual Mayor’s Back 2 School Fest for 25,000 kindergarten through fifth grade students on Saturday, August 13.

For the past two years, the event has been a drive-through distribution. This year, the festival returns to in-person at the George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, 77010.

The event is free of charge, but it is recommended that all attendees register for an appointment time between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Attending students will receive free backpacks with school supplies, immunizations and other health screenings, haircut vouchers, and more.

HISD Student Enrollment will be on-site to assist families in registering for the new school year.

Additionally, Houston Metro is providing a free round trip to maximize access to the event.

For more information and to register, please click here.