Weekend Explorer: Things to Do near Iowa Colony

things to do near Iowa Colony

Enjoy this seasonal guide for things to do near Iowa Colony. Embrace the south Houston lifestyle. Get out and play in the warm Texas sun! Discover some of the area’s top leisure activities broken down by Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter.


  • Bring today’s Farm to Table movement home to your gourmet kitchen with a trip to Pearland Old Townsite Farmer’s Market. From fresh fruits & veggies to Georgia’s Grass-Fed beef, you’ll find everything you need to prepare a healthy, organic meal for your family.
  • And if you fancy yourself a green thumb, feel free to bring excess crops from your back yard “farm” to the Gardener’s Corner. It’s a place to buy & sell goodies grown by local gardening aficionados.
  • For family fun, visit the wide variety of animals living at the Bayou Wildlife Zoo.


  • Enjoy boat free wakeboarding right here in Iowa Colony at Wake Nation Houston. Additional facilities include paintball, aerial ropes course, Aqua Glide water slide and paddleboarding.
  • For more fast summer fun, head to the Gulf Coast Speedway for high flying sprint car action.
  • Froberg’s Farm is the place for u-pick strawberries and vine ripe tomatoes. A fun day trip featuring fresh air and tons of country-style treats. Shop specialty meats, sausages and canned goods while the kids romp through the corn maze.
  • The golfer in your home will love the wide selection of courses available nearby.


  • The end of summer means that Pearland’s Arts & Crafts on the Pavilion is just around the corner. It’s the area’s most popular festival and you won’t want to miss it.
  • Take the dogs for a walk at Centennial Park. With excellent sports facilities and public BBQ grills, it’s the perfect place to plan a relaxing autumn picnic.


  • Get ready to pack snowballs at Winterfest and pile the kids into the Christmas Train! Over 300,000 lights sparkle along the 3/4 mile track winding through a winter wonderland.
  • And even if it’s cold outside you can warm up your arm for tossing strikes at the Alvin Bowling Company.

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