Pack Your Bag Challenge 2017

Pack Your Bag and Great Day Houston 
are giving you the chance to win a summer vacation!

Join us live, on location every Friday at 9am
for a chance to play the Pack Your Bag Challenge.

Great Day Houston reporter Cristina Kooker will hit the streets every Friday with fun challenges.  Two people will compete for the grand prize of a Houston weekend getaway, but there will be other ways to win fantastic giveaways. 12 Weeks, 24 Winners! The games are easy and most of all, fun!


Internet Giveaway

Can’t make it out this week? No problem! Simply register your information here for a chance to win a staycation from home. The package includes CityPASSes, and a relaxing weekend for two at Royal Sonesta Houston. Enjoy:


Royal Sonesta Houston


- a two night stay for you and a guest
- daily breakfast for two
- valet parking for two nights
- $25 food and beverage credit valid for ARA restaurant, Axis lounge or Launch grab and go




The first Royal Sonesta property in Texas is still fresh off a nearly $30-million renovation, which also debuted a delectable ARA restaurant and striking Axis lounge.

In the heart of Uptown, guests are nearby Memorial Park and just steps from fabulous dining, entertainment and shopping at The Galleria, Uptown Park and new River Oaks District.

With nearly 50,000 square feet of fantastic event space, the landmark hotel is a favorite location for lavish weddings and high profile fundraisers.


2017 Schedule:

*Contestants are chosen at random





Avenida Houston

Congratulations on winning an amazing staycation from the Hilton Americas, Diane! Check out the segment here. Diane also won Houston CityPASSes!


North Houston Skate Park

Congratulations Jearon! Jearon won a staycation from the Magnolia Hotel as well as Houston CityPASSes! Check out the episode here.


8th Wonder Brewery

2202 Dallas St

Houston, TX 77003


Emancipation Park

Jennifer won a staycation from the Westin Oaks Galleria and Houston CityPASSes! Check out the segment here. Congratulations, Jennifer!!



Congratulations Taylor!!! Taylor won a staycation from Hotel Derek and Houston CityPASSes!

Check out the segment here.



Congratulations Jody! Jody won a staycation from Hotel Sorella and Houston CityPASSes.

Check out the segment here.

Congratulations Jody!


Memorial Park

Andre won a staycation from The Houstonian Hotel and Houston CityPASSes! Congratulations Andre!!

Check out the segment here.

By 8:30 AM

Willow Waterhole Greenspace

5300 Dryad

Houston, TX 77035

Tapes 6/28/17
By Noon

Airs 7/7/17

Viet Hoa

8300 W Sam Houston Pkway S #100

Houston, TX 77072

Tapes 7/7/17
By 11:30 AM

Airs 7/14/17

Ninfas on Navigation

2704 Navigation Blvd

Houston, TX 77003

By 8:30 AM


Bridals N More at Harwin

5711 Hillcroft, Suite C4

Houston, TX 77036

By 8:30 AM

Lake Houston Wilderness Park

25840 FM 1485

New Caney, TX 77357

Near The Cabins


Questions?  Contact: Vargo Williams at

View the Official Rules for details.