Calendar of Events

Houston Events

Events in and around Houston.

March 2017

Mar 25 End Date

March Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Mar 25 End Date

Harley's Angels 5k Walk/Run

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Walk/Run for a cure to Breast Cancer.
Mar 25 End Date

Cancelled: Kayak with a Ranger

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the fundamentals of kayaking, then take a guided paddling tour!
Mar 25 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 25 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Mar 25 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
At our touch table you will handle replicas of 19th-century toys, weapons, tools, food, clothing, and much more. Come learn about the battle of San Jacinto and the runaway scrape; place yourself in the shoes of a Texian soldier, a frontiersman/frontierswoman, or a Mexican soldado.
Mar 25 End Date

Corn Husk Doll Workshop

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Come out to our park and learn how to make one of the premier toys of the 1830s: the corn husk doll!
Mar 25 End Date

Arts in the Parks

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Experience your park in a whole new way--with art!
Mar 25 End Date

The Birds And The Bees

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 25 End Date

Cancelled: Stand-Up Paddle Board 101

Lake Livingston State Park
Learn the fundamentals of how to use a Stand-Up Paddle Board!
Mar 25 End Date

Cultural Activity Days

Huntsville State Park
Join us at the Nature Center for some fun cultural activities!
Mar 25 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding introduction for families.
Mar 25 End Date

Gotta Have Gators!

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 25 End Date

Scales, Tails, and Reptiles

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
There are so many different kinds of critters that live at the park!
Mar 25 End Date

Zombie Apocalypse Hike

Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive during an apocalyptic event?...or an easy hike?
Mar 25 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Mar 26 End Date

Creekfield Lake Nature Walk

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 26 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Mar 26 End Date

1830s Touch Table: Hold History in the Palm of Your Hand

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
At our touch table you will handle replicas of 19th-century toys, weapons, tools, food, clothing, and much more. Come learn about the battle of San Jacinto and the runaway scrape; place yourself in the shoes of a Texian soldier, a frontiersman/frontierswoman, or a Mexican soldado.
Mar 26 End Date

Have a Blast With Backyard Bass!

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
During your visit to the battleground come play a game of Backyard Bass and improve your casting technique.
Mar 26 End Date

Fishing Skills 101

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Learning to tie knots, cast a line, and identify fish will make you a more successful angler!
Mar 26 End Date

Gotta Have a Gator

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 26 End Date

Pond Life Program

Brazos Bend State Park
Mar 29 End Date

Creature Hike

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Slithering snakes, bellowing bullfrogs, croaking herons, what all will we find?
Mar 31 End Date

Mommy and Me

Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Join a ranger for stories, activities, and a stroll through the park!

April 2017

Apr 1 End Date

Live Birds of Prey Program!

Lake Livingston State Park
Watch birds of prey soar high above the park! Live hawks, falcons, eagles, and possibly owls will be featured as part of a talk given by a Falconer from EarthQuest.org.
Apr 1 End Date

Pasadena Community Pregnancy " Walk for Life"

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Community Pregnancy Center of Pasadena
Apr 1 End Date

Huntsville State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 1 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Apr 1 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 1 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Apr 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Apr 2 End Date

Okinawa Patriotic Ceremony

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Hosted by the Battleship TEXAS Foundation and Texas Parks and Wildlife
Apr 8 End Date

Baytown Nurture Nature Festival

Baytown, TX - Baytown Nature Center
Join TPWD Get Outside at this family friendly Nurture Nature Festival - learn some outdoor skills, see and touch wildlife, listen to music and more.
Apr 8 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Apr 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Apr 8 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 8 End Date

Paint Party

Galveston Island State Park
Nature-inspired art workshop, with a personal souvenir!
Apr 9 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Apr 15 End Date

Beach & Bay Day

Galveston Island State Park
Our park opens its doors for a FREE come out and play day!
Apr 15 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Apr 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Apr 16 End Date

Sand Castle Contest

Galveston Island State Park
Ocean-inspired sand sculpture contest for families and friends.
Apr 16 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 21 End Date

San Jacinto Commemorative Ceremony

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Celebrate the 181st Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto
Apr 22 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Apr 22 End Date

San Jacinto Festival & Battle Reenactment

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Join us for a day of fun, food, music and battle-reenactment to celebrate the 18-minute battle that won Texas its Independence from Mexico.
Apr 22 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Apr 22 End Date

Birding 101

Galveston Island State Park
Relaxed, island-style birding basics.
Apr 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Apr 29 End Date

Youth Birding Classic

Galveston Island State Park
Youth birding contest, called the Big Sit!
Apr 29 End Date

Lake Livingston State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Lake Livingston State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Apr 29 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Apr 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!

May 2017

May 6 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 6 End Date

Ve - Day Celebration Dance

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Victory! It's Over! Peace!
May 7 End Date

27th Annual Monumental Bug Bash

San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Oodles and Oodles of Bugs & Beetles at the 27th Annual Bay Area Volkswagen Car Show
May 7 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 13 End Date

Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 13 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
May 14 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 20 End Date

May Hard Hat Tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
May 20 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
May 20 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 21 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
May 27 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
May 28 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!

June 2017

Jun 2 End Date

Galveston Island State Park| Texas Outdoor Family | Two night event | Houston Area | (Open)

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 3 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jun 4 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jun 10 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jun 10 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Jun 11 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jun 17 End Date

Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)

Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
Jun 17 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jun 18 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jun 24 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jun 25 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!

July 2017

Jul 1 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 2 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 8 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 8 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Jul 9 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 15 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 16 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 22 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 23 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Jul 29 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Jul 29 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Jul 30 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!

August 2017

Aug 5 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 6 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 12 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 12 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Aug 13 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 19 End Date

Go Fish! Learn to Fish Event

Galveston Island State Park
Learn the basics of fishing through fun, hands-on activities
Aug 19 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 20 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Aug 26 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Aug 27 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!

September 2017

Sep 2 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 3 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 9 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Sep 10 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 16 End Date

The Sons of the Republic of Texas 2017 Texian Navy Day

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
SRT Texian Navy Day aboard the TEXAS!
Sep 16 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 17 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 23 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Sep 24 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Sep 30 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...

October 2017

Oct 1 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 7 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 8 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 13 End Date

“Texas BROADSIDE! 2017”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Wargaming is a means to educate the visiting public about the history of U.S. armed conflict.
Oct 14 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 14 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Oct 15 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 21 End Date

October Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Oct 21 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 22 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Oct 28 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Oct 29 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!

November 2017

Nov 4 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 5 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 11 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 11 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!
Nov 12 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 18 End Date

November Hard Hat Tour Aboard the TEXAS

Go behind the locked gates and see Battleship Texas in a whole new way. Lead by the First TEXAS Volunteers, this 3.5-hour tour is unlike any other!
Nov 18 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...
Nov 19 End Date

Bay Explorations

Galveston Island State Park
Pull a net and learn where your shrimp, fish, and crabs live!
Nov 25 End Date

Beach Exploration

Galveston Island State Park
Discover the life that lives at the edge of the sea...

December 2017

Dec 2 End Date

Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship Texas

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
This event commemorates the Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.
Dec 3 End Date

A Simple Christmas Event

Brazos Bend State Park
Dec 9 End Date

Yuletide TEXAS “A Sailors Christmas”

Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Come out and see the ship decorated just as the crew did while serving their country aboard this historic Navy vessel.
Dec 9 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

January 2018

Jan 13 End Date

Geocaching 101

Galveston Island State Park
High-tech treasure hunting workshop!

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