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2023 Spring Activities Near Houston, TX You Need to Know

The sun is starting to shine, the flowers are about to bloom, and we are getting ready to welcome spring with open arms at Jellystone Park™ Waller! Just an hour from our Camp-Resort, Houston offers plenty of spring activites that are great for families! Switch out your snow boots for sneakers, and your winter parka for a rain jacket - it's time to get outside and enjoy all the spring events in Houston!

Houston Rockets Game: January - April

Wanting to catch a basketball game? The Houston Rockets are a great team to see at the Toyota Center until April 4. Find out who they will be playing against and get your tickets soon to secure your seat here.

Discover the beauty of the planet with this Houston event.
Photo by: performingartshouston.org

Our Planet Live in Concert: March 22

Discover the wonders of planet earth with a reimagined, immersive film experience with a live orchestra at the Jones Hall. Specially developed by the series producers, World Wildlife Foundation, Silverback Films and Oscar®-winning composer Steven Price, Our Planet Live in Concert is narrated on screen by legendary broadcaster David Attenborough. Get your tickets for March 22, at 7:30PM with tickets starting at $29.


Ballet dancers on pointe during the World Ballet Series: Cinderella - a great family friendly Houston event.

World Ballet Series: Cinderella: March 26

Bibbidi, bobbidi, boo! Attend the enchanting story of Cinderella for a wonderful dose of humor, majesty of classical ballet, and a happy every after. Get your tickets for March 26 at 6PM at the Wortham Center/Cullen Theater. Ticket prices vary between $31 - $109.

Photo by: Texas Historical Commission

2023 San Jacinto Celebration: April 22

On Saturday, April 22, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., come to the 2023 San Jacinto Day Celebration, presented by the San Jacinto Museum and Battlefield Association and the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. A day of fun, food, history and reenactments celebrating the 187th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto is sure to be a can't-miss Houston spring event. Reenactors dressed in period clothing will make the epic events of April 1836 come alive, and reenactments throughout the day will recreate the dramatic events that led to one of the most decisive and impactful military victories in the history of North America. Find more information here.


A group of people walking during the Houston Zoo's Walk of the Wild to save wildlife.
Photo by: HoustonZoo.org

Houston Zoo's Walk of the Wild: April 23

Save the date for April 23 from 7AM-10AM for a fun 5k Walk of the Wild at the Houston Zoo. Plus, there will be a fun after party which includes a light breakfast, refreshments, and family friendly activities such as a DJ and face painting. Need another reason to go? Every step you take saves wildlife!

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Morgan Wallen Concert: May 26

Grab your cowboy boots and get your tickets to see Morgan Wallen at the Minute Maid Park in Houston on May 26. Ticket prices vary between $150 - $350+ and can be bought through Ticketmaster.

Colors in Bloom: The Color Factory: Multiple Dates

Spring has sprung at Houston’s favorite interactive art museum, Color Factory! Leave your winter blues behind and take a stroll through Color Factory’s BRAND-NEW, blossoming confetti room! You’ll be immersed in larger-than-life bluebonnets, specifically chosen to reflect Houston! Find more information here.


When you plan a stay at Jellystone Park™ Waller, there are always exciting activities and events nearby in Houston that the whole family will love! Plus, there are always a lot of fun events to attend in the spring - so be sure to book a spring camping trip to our Camp-Resort to see all the events Houston has to offer. You can browse availability or book your spring stay here.