7 Weekend Activities in Spring, Texas

With summer coming to a close, now’s the time to start thinking about weekend plans. A bit of research brings up tons of fun activities and destinations for your Saturday or Sunday afternoons! If you want to stay close to home, here is a list of things to do in Spring. 


  • See a movie at Regal or AMC Spring

As the two largest theaters in the Spring area, these offer the latest and highest rated films. This is a perfect late-night activity for when you have the next day to sleep in! Both theaters are open every day from 11:00 am to about 11:00 pm. Pricing for Regal is about $12 for an adult ticket; AMC runs at around $13. While both theaters feature current movies with great service, my personal preference is AMC for the comfy seats!


  • Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens

Located at 22306 Aldine Westfield Road, this is an excellent spot for when the weather cools down a bit. The arboretum features curated gardens and wildlife with plenty of paths and stone structures to enjoy. The gardens are open all day and there’s no entry fee. It’s also very family friendly; the perfect picnic spot.  


  • Hurricane Harbor Splashtown

The park is open from 11 am to 6 pm every day and features waterslides, splash pads, a wave pool, and a variety of dining & picnic spots. This might be the best place in Spring to take your kids! A one-time admission ticket costs about $30, while season passes range from $55-$140 based on which package you want. Splashtown is open for a limited time so it’s best to get in now before it shuts down for the winter.


  • National Museum of Funeral History

For those interested in history, this museum makes for a great weekend activity. It’s located a bit further than the previously listed (415 Barren Springs Dr, Houston, TX 77090) but definitely worth it! Tickets are $15 for adults; children under 5 years old get in free. The displays are interactive and sure to have something for everyone. There’s also a scavenger hunt that earns 10% off any gift shop item if completed! 


  • Pundt Park

Open all hours, Pundt Park is a great outdoor getaway for those who enjoy biking, skating, or picnicking. It’s dog friendly and features a canoe launch for water activities. For a great family day or date night, bring a picnic basket and some fun activities. It also features wildlife and nature trails!


  • Old Town Spring

There’s something for everyone at Old Town Spring. Full of photo opportunities, shopping, and dining, the old-fashioned center of Spring has plenty of ways to kill time. Expect various open times for different shops and come prepared to explore! If you choose to go on a weekday, avoid Mondays as most shops are closed. 


  • Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center

Though it’s a bit off the beaten path, this nature center has everything a nature-lover could need. The indoor building section displays both live and fossilized animals with workers to provide information. There are bike trails and walking paths for individual exploration, and a lake in the middle that can be used for fishing. It’s located at 1300 Riley Fuzzel Rd; the indoor section is open every day (except Sunday) from 4 pm to 11 pm. 

Hopefully these provide at least a few weeks of weekend fun! It’s important to stay active and try out new things to break up the work/life schedule, and there are plenty of things to do in Spring. 


Oldest buildings around the Houston area (chron.com)

MERCER ARBORETUM & BOTANIC GARDENS: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos) (tripadvisor.co.nz)