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2022 Mayor's Back 2 School Fest Presented by Shell

George R. Brown Convention Center

August 13, 2022

8am – 2pm

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  • The Twelfth Annual Back to School Fest (BTSF) will provide up to 25,000 kindergarten through 5th grade students with the following, free of charge:  


    • Backpacks
    • School Supplies
    • Immunizations/Covid vaccinations
    • Vision Screenings
    • Dental check-ups
    • Hair cut vouchers
    • Case Management
    • Other services


  • The festival will feature informational exhibits showcasing City and community resources and services, as well as University of Houston programs. The goal is to connect families to year-round services to ensure that their children stay healthy and perform well in school.


  • This event is open to pre-registered elementary school students (K-5th grade) who reside in the greater Houston area.  Families may pre-register by registering on the event website: Pre-registration is highly recommended, but registration on-site will also be available.


  • METRO will be providing free rides to the event site after registering on the link provided by the registration confirmation email.


  • Additional school supplies may be obtained by visiting exhibitor booths at the event


  • The Parks and Recreation Department will provide a sack lunch to registered students, only.