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Houston Spring Break: Image Credit: Discovery Green Facebook Page

Looking for things to do during the upcoming Spring Break (2022) in Houston? Our beautiful spring weather means Houstonians and visitors alike want to get out, have fun, and cherish the season.

Whether you’re here on vacation, looking to spend a day on the town, or looking for a way to beat boredom, we’ve got you covered. There are lots of fun and inexpensive ideas for things to do during spring break in Houston, and we’re here to make sure you know them all!

Houston CityPASS Tickets

The City Pass is the best way to enjoy museums and other Spring Break activities around Houston. It offers prepaid admission to five must-see attractions including Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo OR Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Kemah Boardwalk OR Children’s Museum of Houston.

Child pass valid for 3 to 11 years old; adult passes valid from 12 years old. Definitely among the smartest things to do for spring break in Houston! Click here to Save 47%!!!

When is Spring Break in Houston?

According to the HISD calendar, Spring Break in Houston for 2022 will be March 14-18.

What to Do During Spring Break 2022 in Houston – Visit the Museums

Spring Break 2022: Incredible India

Celebrate Spring in Houston with the Asia Society Texas Spring Break for Incredible India! Find out how to make Rangoli, learn about women from Indian mythology and create your own peacock, elephant and flower decorations. Games and poetry are also on the program, and a treasure hunt at the exhibition Making a Home: Artists and Immigration will give participants the chance to win prizes.

When: Monday March 14, 2022 – Friday March 18, 2022, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Or: 1370 Southmore Blvd, Houston, TX 77004
How much: Free entrance; Registration required

Houston Spring Break: Image Credit: Children's Museum of Houston Facebook Page

Houston Spring Break: Image Credit: Children’s Museum of Houston Facebook Page

There’s always something new every Spring Break day at the Children’s Museum! Bungee trampolines, interactive activities, a 360° photo booth, the Glow Maze, boardwalk-inspired games and the Pi Day Pie Fight due March 14 (3.14)!

When: Monday March 12, 2022 – Friday March 19, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Closed on Sunday March 13, 2022
Or: 1500 Binz Street, Houston, TX 77004
How much: General admission starts at $15 for adults and children; $14 for seniors.

The Great Planet Adventures at the Houston Museum of Natural Science – Get up to 34% off tickets at HMNS!!!

Up to 43% off a visit to the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Unleash your inner astronaut as you zipline across Mercury or snowmobile across Pluto. You can also bungee jump from asteroids or drive a monster truck inside a lunar crater. There are lots of exciting activities inside this realistic planetarium that you shouldn’t miss!

When: Saturday March 12, 2022 – Sunday March 20, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
Or: 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston Texas 77030
How much: Tickets are $4/person for members and $9/person for non-members. Get up to 34% off admission to HMNS!

Spring Break Camps in Houston - Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston

Our Spring Break Camps guide will provide you with a curated list of the best Spring Break Camps for 2022 in and around Houston! Whether your kids want to pursue arts, drama, science or sports, we’ve got you covered!

Fun and Inexpensive Ideas for Spring Break 2022 in Houston – Library and Movies!

Fort Bend Library System

Families and children of all ages are invited to celebrate Spring Break with special Spring-Fling activities taking place at several branches of the Fort Bend Library System. Unwind with special activities all day, all free, all open to the public!

When: March 9, 2022 – March 13, 2022, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Closed on Sunday March 13, 2022
Or: 1003 Golfview, Richmond, TX 77469
How much: Free

Cinemark

One-month movie club membership – just $9!

  • Membership includes:
    • One 2D ticket per month (unused tickets carry over)
    • Member rate for additional tickets
    • 20% discount on concessions
    • Online fees waived
    • Earn points for every purchase to redeem for great rewards

CMA

AMC Cinema in Sugar Land

AMC Cinema in Sugar Land

Catch one of the latest blockbusters at AMC! The advantage of a film is whether it rains or shines! Find the AMC that suits you best!

Outdoor Activities To Do During Spring Break 2022 In Houston

Discovery Green

Spend a FUNomenal spring break in Discovery Green with five days of fun for the whole family. Girlstart’s Discovery Green Spring Break initiative includes fun, hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math activities that promote general STEM awareness and encourage kids and families to recognize that “STEM is everywhere.”

When: From March 14, 2022 to March 18, 2022, from noon to 4 p.m., with activities after 8 p.m. on March 18 (Dancing evening and film screening)
Or: 3801 Eastside Street, Houston, TX 77098
How much: General admission is free

Levy Park

Spend spring break in one of the best parks in the country! The Urban Oasis hosts all of its regular daily fitness classes, kids’ bingo, live music, piano games and more. They also have special Spring Break activities such as:

When:
March 14: Family Story Time, Table Tennis Meet Up, Houston Grand Opera Storybook Opera, Japan Junction – Spring Break Daily Fold, Kids Bingo, Zumba by Tiny Fitness
March 15: Family Story Time, Young Audiences of Houston, Japan Junction – Spring Break Daily Fold, Children’s Bingo, Yappy Hour with Trey Clark’s Dog House, VIBR8 Sound Therapy
March 16: Family Story Time, Houston Grand Opera Storybook Opera, Japan Junction – Spring Break Daily Fold, Kids Bingo, Body Barre by DEFINE
The 17th of March: Family Storytime, Young Audiences of Houston, Japan Junction – Spring Break Daily Fold, Bingo for Kids
March 18: Family Story Time, Houston Grand Opera Storybook Opera, Japan Junction – Spring Break Daily Fold, Kids Bingo

Check them out calendar for more events and activities!

Or: 1500 McKinney, Houston, Texas 77010
How much: General admission is free

Houston Arboretum and Nature Center

Spring Break in Houston: Image Credit: Houston Arboretum Facebook Page

Spring Break in Houston: Image Credit: Houston Arboretum Facebook Page

If your child loves the outdoors, explore the trails at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center – for free! From the swamps of East Texas, the ponds, wildlife, birds and grassland of the Gulf Coast, you can see a variety of natural beauty. Pack a picnic and have lunch at nearby Memorial Park, as there are no places to eat in the Arboretum. Open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to dusk. Located at

When: Open every day; 7 a.m. to dusk
Or: 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024-7708
How much: General admission is free

Memorial City Square

Memorial City Mall is a hotspot for events and their range of activities for Spring Break on March 14-17 is no exception! Every day offers something new, like the Mommy and Me Workout Class, the Puppet Show with Mr. Leo and his friends, the Magic Show, and a Movie Day Encanto and Meet and Greet!

When: March 14, 2022 – March 17, 2022; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Or:303 Memorial City, Houston, TX 77024
How much: General admission is free

Houston Zoo – Case alert: Save on Houston Zoo Admission Using Houston CityPASS

Houston Zoo Escape Room Style Experience

Image Credit – Houston Zoo Facebook Page

A trip to the zoo is always one of the most popular things to do in houston on weekends or anytime, really! Ranging from two-animal exhibits to over 55 acres of lush and diverse exhibits, it’s become a place you can easily spend all day and still have more to see. Visit it once and you will be inspired to explore it again and again!

When: Open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., last entry at 4 p.m.
Or: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030
How much: Varies daily, with entries on March 14-19, 2022 from $21.70 for adults; $17.20 for 3-12. Remember, you can visit this attraction and 4 other top attractions for one great price with Houston CityPASS.

Blessington Farms

Kids will enjoy outdoor fun like playing on Sand Mountain, wagon rides, animal encounters, barrel train rides, Fossil Dig, Tire Mountain, Aviary Adventure, Rope Maze, pedal cars, etc Blessington Farms is located in Simonton, approximately 40 miles west of downtown Houston.

When: March 12, 2022 – March 20, 2022; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Or: 510 Chisolm Trail, Simonton, Texas 77476
How much: $24 for Farm Funland; $18 for seniors; free for children 24 months and under.

George Ranch Historical Park Transaction alert: Save up to 41% on admission to George Ranch

Houston Spring Break: Image Credit - George Ranch Historic Park Facebook Page

Houston Spring Break: Image Credit – George Ranch Historic Park Facebook Page

This historic Richmond park hosts spring break with tours and more. Enjoy a wagon breakfast, watch a private roping show, various livestock demonstrations, and learn about 100 years of Texas history.

When: March 12, 2022 – March 19, 2022; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Or:10215 FM 762, Richmond, TX 77469
How much: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors; $10 for children 4 to 12 years old; Free for children 3 and under. For a limited time, get up to 41% off admission to Historic George Ranch Park

 

Houston Cattle Show and Rodeo

HLSR is a spring break staple. Experience the Cattle Show, AGventure, Carnival and Shopping at Reliant Park,

When: Monday – Friday | 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Saturday – Sunday | 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Or: NRG Center, 3 NRG Park, Houston, TX 77054
How much: Begins to $15 for adults. Discover their Family Wednesdays for discounts!

Do you know of any other exciting things to do for spring break in Houston? Let us know by commenting below.

Thinking of staying home for spring break? Check out our article on budget ideas for families at home in Houston!

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