Things to Do with Kids
From outdoor activities to unique dining opportunities created specifically for kids, Deer Park has several attractions that appeal to families!
Deer Park Parks and Recreation Department Activities
SPOTLIGHT: Movies in the Park
The Parks and Recreation Department will host a free movie on the first Saturday of each month throughout the summer! The movie will begin at dusk. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets! The Citizens Police Academy will be selling concessions as each showing.
August 12 - Flubber, rated PG
We hope that it doesn’t rain, but visit the Earl Dunn Gym for an indoor movie if bad weather is expected.
To see many more youth activities that are available with the Parks and Recreation Department, visit their Youth Activities page!
Deer Park Public Library Activities
SPOTLIGHT: Summer Reading Program
The Children’s Reading Program for ages 0-11 is designed to stimulate an interest for books and the library in children before they are ready to read on their own, as well as encourages life-long reading habits. Visit the Library's website and learn more about their free, weekly activities!
Materials to assemble the crafts are provided to children. There will be options for children ages 5-8 and ages 9-12. The monthly crafts take place on Tuesdays at 3:30PM.
Move Matinees are every Thursday at 4PM. The movie is free, and the Library will provide snacks! Adults must accompany children 12 and under to PG-13 movies.
Story time programs incorporate books, finger plays, songs, and activities to promote interest in reading and lifelong learning. Story times for infants will take place on Wednesdays at 10:15AM. Toddler story times are on Thursdays at 10:15AM, and preschool story times are on Thursdays at 11AM.
The San Jacinto Monument and Museum
SPECIAL EXHIBIT: Big Energy
Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the new exhibit at the San Jacinto Monument – “Big Energy: A Texas Tale of People Powering Progress.” Representing a special partnership between Shell Deer Park, the San Jacinto Museum of History, and the City of Deer Park, this special exhibit gives children a chance to interact with history! The exhibit represents a unique and insightful walk through the past, present, and future of Shell and the city it calls home. For more information and ticket pricing, visit www.sanjacinto-museum.org.
Sweet Rainbow Café
Bring the kids to the Sweet Rainbow Café and they’ll enjoy rainbow-themed décor, unicorn smoothies and more! The Sweet Rainbow Café is decorated with stuffed animals, pink unicorns, balloons and rainbows. Enjoy delicious smoothies, bubble teas, cupcakes and cookies. While you enjoy your delicious treats, play one of the many board games available at the café. Bring the family for a one-of-a-kind experience!
Sweet Rainbow Café is located at 4914 Luella.