Pack Your Bag Challenge 2018

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

Join us on location for a chance to play the Pack Your Bag Challenge.

Great Day Houston reporter Cristina Kooker will hit the streets 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 the Whitehall Hotel. Enjoy:


Pack Your Bag Challenge 2018 - Suite Prize

- Deluxe overnight accommodations for two nights
- Texas sized breakfast for two guests
- Overnight valet parking
- Two drink coupons

Downtown Houston’s premier hotel, The Whitehall offers luxurious accommodations, first-class amenities and services, and exceptional cuisine.





2018 Schedule:

*Contestants are chosen at random

** Dates and locations are subject to change

***Past players are not eligible to play again in future seasons

****Partners of the program and relatives/spouses of partners of the program are not eligible to play.

Tape Date



Saturday 5/19/18

Avenida Houston

Congratulations Scott! Scott won a staycation from the Hilton Americas as well as CityPASSes!

Check out the episode here.

Friday 5/25/18

Heritage Society

Simone won Houston CityPASSes and a staycation package from Royal Sonesta! Congratulations Simone!

Check out the episode.

Friday 6/1/18

at 1:00 PM

River Oaks District

Courtyard behind Toulouse

Congratulations Andrea! Andrea won a staycation from Hotel Alessandra and Houston CityPASSes.

Check out the segment here.

Friday 6/8/18

at 1:00 PM

Buffalo Bayou Cistern

Congratulations on winning a staycation from Le Meridian, Cynthia! Cynthia also won Houston CityPASSes.

Check out the episode here.

Friday 6/15/18

at 1:00 PM

Houston Police Department
 Mounted Patrol Facility and Barn

Leslie won a staycation for the JW Marriott Houston Downtown as well as Houston CityPASSes. Congratulations Leslie!

Check out the segment here!

Thursday 6/21/18

at 1:00 PM

Wing Quarter Creole Kitchen

Yolanda won Houston CityPASSes and a staycation from Hotel ZaZa Memorial City! Congratulations Yolanda!

Check out the episode on 6/29

Thursday 7/5/18

at 1:00 PM

The Station Skate Park at Burnett Bayland Park

6000 Chimney Rock
Houston, TX 77081

Check out the segment here on 7/13

Friday 7/6/18

at 1:00 PM

St. Arnolds Brewery

2000 Lyons Avenue
Houston, TX 77020

Check out the episode here on 7/20

Tuesday 7/17/18

at 1:00 PM

Space Center Houston

1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77058

Check out the segment on 8/17

Friday 7/20/18

at 1:00 PM

NHA Trang Plaza- TBD

6968 Wilcrest Dr
Houston, TX 77072

Check out the episode here on 7/27

Friday 7/27/18

at 1:00 PM

Shake Shack

6205 Kirby Drive
 Houston, TX 77005

Check out the episode here on 8/3

Friday 8/3/18

at 1:00 PM

Cambridge Village Park

13099 Nitida St
Houston, TX 77045

Check out the episode here on 8/10


Questions?  Contact: Vargo Williams at

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