The Woodlands has something for everyone this Spring Break

By: Woodlands Online Staff
| Published 03/10/2023


THE WOODLANDS, TX – Starting Friday afternoon, Spring Break for The Woodlands area’s two major independent districts – Conroe ISD and Tomball ISD – as well as several of our local private schools, kicks off. Whether you plan to celebrate the week-plus break by getting together or getting away as a family, or you need a place to entertain the little ones while you’re stuck at work, there are numerous options. Here are just a few for you to think about.

With or without students in your family, there’s lots of fun to be had

At Market Street, they have fun events planned for each weekday of the break. On Monday starting at 11 a.m., head over there for Superhero Day, where your kiddos can transform into their favorite heroes by designing their own capes and masks. Tuesday at the same starting time is the perfect opportunity to clown around with their Life is a Circus event, complete with balloons and cotton candy. Wednesday at noon is Rodeo Roundup, where kiddos can get rodeo photo ops, pet a longhorn, enjoy a trick rope show, and more. Thursday features Bubbles in the Park, which is pretty self-explanatory, and Friday includes a special lunchtime St. Patrick’s Day performance by the McTeggart Irish Dancers of South Texas and a wrap-up the week of festivities with a Live on the Lawn concert.

Up in Conroe at Margaritaville – Lake Conroe Resort, throughout the week, there will be plenty of special activities to keep everyone entertained, including a Margaritaville Lake Resort duck race, Hawaiian fire dancers, cigar rolling, and a balloonist. There also will be several live musical acts on-hand during Spring Break to keep the good times rolling at the Boathouse Bar & Lounge, LandShark Bar & Grill, Waterside Cove, and License to Chill. The resort is currently offering several Spring Break packages.

The Woodlands Children’s Museum in the Panther Creek Shopping Center is chock full of activities that are guaranteed to delight, entertain, and educate kiddos of all ages. Throughout the week, children will have an opportunity to enjoy Science Palooza and experiment with new science activities from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Topics will include magnet magic (March 11), learning about light (March 13), fossils and gems (March 14), bee-hind the scenes with the Bee Lady (March 15), buoyant boats (March 16) and shamrock slime (March 17). Each day will also feature a new artist on the museum’s performance stage. On Monday, families will be amazed by the talents of Sonny ‘The Birdman’ Carlin and his colorful feathered friends. On Tuesday, we take the fun outside for The Woodlands Township Safety Day and Car Seat Safety Checks. The Singing Zoologist, Lucas Miller, will visit on Wednesday for songs and mini-lessons for budding biologists, as well as a visit from The Bee Lady to discover facts about bees while safely meeting a few in person. On Thursday, the museum is excited to welcome songwriter and teaching artist Will Parke, as well as an energetic Irish Dancers presentation. On Friday, help spread the luck of the Irish by wearing your favorite green attire, posing for pictures with roaming leprechauns, and enjoying a self-guided scavenger hunt as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a special Storybook Theatre. Closing out the week on Saturday, the museum is pleased to welcome back Texas Commission on the Arts touring artist Juicebox Jukebox.

Several of the Woodlands area hotels have some special packages. The Woodlands Resort serves as the perfect getaway this spring break with newly renovated rooms ready to accommodate families near and far. Treat your little ones to the Kids Rule Package, featuring a S’mores welcome amenity, backpack filled with fun children’s essentials and a $50 daily dining credit valid at any resort restaurant. The Goat Yoga Package is the perfect opportunity to relax and connect with nature. On March 17, when you book a traditional yoga class, the experience will include a mimosa or Bloody Mary at the waterfront restaurant. Grownups looking to get away from the kiddos for a bit can head over to Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing to take advantage of their Love on the Lake package, which includes an overnight stay in a suite and a welcome bottle of wine and chocolate covered strawberries. Over at The Westin at The Woodlands, spring on the Market Street Money Package, which includes luxe, light-filled overnight accommodations, a glass of prosecco for the adults upon arrival, and $50 Market Street gift card. Don’t miss premier onsite amenities including acclaimed Sorriso restaurant, a heated rooftop pool overlooking The Waterway and skyline and a St. Patrick’s Day party at Como Social Club.

The Woodlands Township is offering two great family-themed events on Saturday, March 10. The 16th Annual Creekwood Fishing Derby will provide the bait at Creekwood Park if you bring your poles. Prizes will be awarded for longest, heaviest, and smallest fish caught. Sponsored by The Woodlands Professional Firefighters Association. That same afternoon, enjoy an afternoon outdoors with family and friends at Arts in the Park, another free event that features local vendors selling original artwork, live stage entertainment, children's activities, food trucks and more. Artists 18 and younger are encouraged to create their very own masterpiece and enter the Youth Art Contest.

If you’re wanting to get closer to nature this Spring Break, head over to The Learning Zoo, where you can meet more than 30 species of reptiles, mammals, and birds as you enjoy their petting zoo, reptile encounters, walk-in aviary, and tortoise feeding yard. They’re open 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. March 11 - 19. Tickets are required for adults and children older than 12 months, and the last admission each day is at 2:30 p.m. Friends of Texas Wildlife is also offering daily Spring Break Discovery Days.

There are gobs of Spring Break Camps catered for every need in the area. For martial arts, can can check out USA Ninja Challenge for their Ninja Camp. For the young artists, you might want to look into all-day camps at Cordovan Art School, and Sunny Dayz and Young Rembrandts (both hosted by The Woodlands Township). For sports, there are camps at Challenge Soccer Club, TotalTech Performance Center, and Skyhawks Mini-Hawk Camp for kids ages 4 to 12. The local YMCA hosts comprehensive spring break camps that cover nearly every topic and activity there is.

Don’t forget, everything listed here is in our Woodlands Online Events Calendar, which is filled with tons more events than we had space to list here. Check it out every day for ideas on where to go and what to do, whether you’re in spring or summer, winter or fall.

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