Registration is now open for Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Back to School Fest, an annual event that helps elementary students across the city access the free resources they need for a successful school year, such as school supplies, backpacks, and medical services.
must register for an appointment by Friday, July 12 in order to attend. To
register, visit this link.
Families may also register by calling 311 or 713-837-0311 to request an appointment.
The event, held in partnership with Shell and the University
of Houston, is a great opportunity for Houston families to take advantage of an
array of resources provided by the City of Houston and other sponsors.
Registration opens on Monday for Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Back to School Fest, an annual event that helps elementary students across the city access the resources they need for a successful school year.
Pre-registered children who are in grades kindergarten through fifth grade and reside in the City of Houston are eligible to participate. Attendees will receive backpacks filled with school supplies and also will have access to eye exams, vaccinations, lessons in dental health and hygiene, and more.
The event is free, thanks to the generosity of Shell and other sponsors working with the mayor’s office.
To register for an appointment, visit this link. Registration closes on Friday, July 21. Families may also register by calling 311 or 713-837-0311 to request an appointment.
For more information, check out a list of FAQs about the event.
Mayor’s Sylvester Turner’s Back to School Festis a great opportunity for Houston families to take advantage of an array of resources provided by the City of Houston and other sponsors.
As in years past, only registered kindergarten through fifth-grade students will receive a backpack filled with school supplies. In addition, students can take advantage of free eye and ear examinations, vaccinations, and lessons in dental hygiene and health.
Families are visiting the zones inside Reliant Center, picking up useful information from our many sponsors, receiving immunizations and then heading into the school supply center. The event is expected to help 25,000 students prepare for the upcoming school year.
Good morning! Welcome to the second annual Back to School Fest at Reliant Center! The doors have opened at Reliant Center, and families are filing into the building. It’s an opportunity to get free school supplies, immunizations, and school uniforms.
Sol Ayala and her three children, who attend Bonner Elementary, were the very first people in line, getting here at 4:30 a.m. Ayala said she couldn’t believe they were first in line.
“We were just lucky because the kids run very fast!” Ayala said, adding that she was very grateful for the event. “I think it’s a great thing — especially for parents who can’t get what they need for their children.”
The Back to School Fest continues today from 8 a.m. until noon.