Things to do during Spring Break in Houston - Fun and Cheap Ideas


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Are you looking for things to do during the upcoming Spring Break in Houston? Our beautiful Spring weather means Houstonians and visitors want to get out, have fun, and cherish the season. Whether you’re here on vacation, want to spend a day on the town, or are looking for a way to beat the boredom, we’ve got you covered. There are a lot of fun, cheap ideas for things to do for Spring Break in Houston, and we’re here to make sure you know about 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 passes valid for ages 3–11; adult passes valid for ages 12 and up. Definitely among the smartest things to do for Spring Break in Houston! Click here to Save 47%!!!




Asia Fest at Asian Society

What: Celebrate Asian and Asian American heritage with a ‘lite’ version of Asia Fest. There will be performances featuring Indian classical dances and some great Asian music along with tons of food trucks, activities like origami, pottery, bracelet making and lots more.

When: Monday 15 March 2021 – Thursday 18 March 2021, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Where: 1370 Southmore Blvd Houston, TX 77004

How Much: Tickets are free for Asia Society members and $5/ person for non-members.


Five Days of STEAM at Children’s Museum Houston

What: A five-day long epic virtual adventure for kids that will explain loads of scientific contraptions, crazy theories and inspired art while giving a big shout out to science, technology, engineering, art and math.

When: Monday 15 March 2021 – Friday 19 March 2021, 10.30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Virtual

How much: Entry is free for all ages.


Spring Break Member Mornings at the Houston Zoo

What: During spring break, members can enter the zoo one hour before it opens to the general public.

When: Saturday 13 March 2021 – Sunday 21 March 2021, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Where: 6200 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX 77030

How much: Visits are free for zoo members.


The Great Planet Adventures at the Houston Museum of Natural Science – Get your 43% discount tickets!!!

Up to 43% Off a Visit to the Houston Museum of Natural Science

What: Realistic colonies in outer space, real missions and adventures in the solar system to be experienced from the museum’s planetarium. Also a part of the simulation adventure is bungee jumping from asteroids, diving from cliffs, gliding over hydrocarbon lakes of Titan and so many other cool missions.

When: Saturday 13 March – Sunday 21 March, 11.30 a.m.

Where: 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston Texas 77030

How much: Tickets are $4/person for members and $9/person for non-members. Click here to get 43% discount 


Check out this full list of the top museum events in Houston during Spring Break 2021!




Regal Cinemas — One of the easier things to do for Spring Break is to take in a movie. Known for their awesome tech amenities, this cinema provides a serious movie experience. 

AMC Yellow eTickets — Theaters are now open so catch any of the latest blockbusters at AMC! The great thing about a movie is that it goes on rain or shine!

Fort Bend Library System — Families and children of all ages are invited to virtual Spring Break activities March 15-19 taking place at multiple branches in the Fort Bend Library System. Unwind with special activities all day, all free, all open to the public!




Discovery Green — Celebrate Spring Break with Girlstart and Discovery Green with five fun-packed days for the whole family. Girlstart’s Discovery Green Spring Break initiative includes fun hands-on Science Technology Engineering and Math activities that foster general awareness about STEM and encourage children and families to recognize that ‘STEM is everywhere.’ Activities start at 9 am each day and are free.

Levy Park — Spend Spring Break at one of the best parks in the nation! The urban oasis is hosting all of its regular daily fitness classes, children’s bingo, live music, piano play, and more. They also have special Spring Break activities such as:

  • March 15: Family Story Time, Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS), Piano Play, Table Tennis Tournament, Children’s Bingo
  • March 16: Family Story Time, Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS), Piano Play, Table Tennis Tournament, Children’s Bingo, Cornhole Tournament, VIBR8 Sound Therapy
  • March 17: Family Story Time, Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS), Piano Play, Table Tennis Tournament, Children’s Bingo, Body Barre
  • March 18: Family Story Time, Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS), Piano Play, Young Audiences of Houston, Children’s Bingo, Cornhole Tournament
  • March 19: Family Story Time, Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS), Piano Play, Young Audiences of Houston, Children’s Bingo, Tai Chi

Check their calendar for more events and activities!

Houston Arboretum & Nature Center — If your kid loves the outdoors, explore the trails at Houston Arboretum & Nature Center — for free! From East Texas swamps, ponds, wildlife, birds, and Gulf Coast Prairie you can see a variety of nature’s beauty. Pack a picnic and eat lunch at nearby Memorial Park since there aren’t spots to eat within the Arboretum. Open seven days a week from 7 am to dusk. Located at 4501 Woodway.

The Square at Memorial City — Memorial City Mall is a hot spot for events and their  Spring Break Escape March 15-19 is no exception! Each day features something new, like the Mad Science!, Shamrock at The Square, Art Explosion, Magical Friday Fun and more!

Houston Zoo — A trip to the zoo is always one of the most popular things to do in Houston on the weekend or any time, really! Expanding from two-animal displays to over 55 acres of lush and diverse exhibits, it has become a place where you could easily spend all day and still have more to see. Visit once and you’ll be inspired to explore it again and again!

Admission: $22.95 adults, $17.95 kids age 2 – 11. Remember, you can visit this and 4 other top attractions at a big discount with Houston CityPASS.

Blessington Farms — Kids will enjoy outdoor fun such as playing on Sand Mountain, hay rides, animal encounters, barrel train rides, Fossil Dig, Tire Mountain, Aviary Adventure, Rope Maze, pedal cars and more. Participate in Blessington Pick your Own Strawberries; make sure to arrive early before fruit is picked out — or check online before you go. Blessington Farms is located in Simonton about 40 miles west of downtown Houston. Spring break hours are 9 am – 4 pm March 13-21. Admission is $20 for Farm Funland — kids 24 months and under are free.

George Ranch Historical Park — This historical park in Richmond is hosting Spring Break events from March 16-20 with tours and more. Admission is $15 for adults (ages 13-64), $12 for seniors, and $10 for kids 4-12. Hours are 9 am – 5 pm on those open days. Located at 10215 FM 762 in Richmond.

Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo — HLSR is a Spring Break staple. Check out the livestock show, AGventure, carnival and shopping at Reliant Park for just $15 for adults. Family Wednesdays are a great day to save!

And if you’re looking for the easiest and cheapest way to hit all of  Houston’s top attractions this Spring Break week? With Houston CityPASS, you can get admission to the top 5 Houston attractions for 47% off . CityPASS admission gets you access to Space Center Houston, Downtown Aquarium, Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Zoo or Museum of Fine Arts (your choice), and Kemah Boardwalk or Children’s Museum of Houston (your choice). Some attractions even let CityPASS members skip the line for priority entry. Click here for more info or check out our CityPASS review.


Know of any other exciting things to do for Spring Break in Houston? Let us know by commenting below.


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