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Things to Do With Kids in the Texas Hill Country

Looking for something to do with the kids? Check out these children-friendly and family friendly activities and venues in Canyon Lake, New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, Wimberley, and Gruene, Texas. From water sports and splash pads to hiking and child friendly restaurants, we’ve got you covered.

  • Restaurants with Play Areas or Playgrounds for Kids
  • Nature Trails Safe for Children
  • Children’s Zip Lining
  • Water Parks & Splash Pads for Kids
  • Family Friendly Pubs
  • Child Friendly Wineries
  • Field Trip Ideas
  • Weekend Road Trip Ideas for Families

Add Your Child Friendly Activities to Help Others

Do you have any ideas you’d like us to add to our page? We’d love to share your tips! Get in touch with us to spread the word about your awesome family vacation in the hill country. Have a kid-friendly restaurant or business? Please let us know so we can help you spread the word!

group of fly fishers

It’s the last call for New Braunfels Fly Fishing Club’s Introduction to Fly Fishing class. Topics include what you need, how to tie the knots, how to tie flys, casting demonstration …   More...
earth day poster

Parents/guardians, bring your students to The Great Startzville Clean Up! They can help save the earth by starting along the 1.5-mile stretch of Oblate adopted by Startzville Elementary’s …   More...
Earthday Girl

Three of Comal County’s foremost nature experts plan to celebrate everything that makes the Texas Hill Country a “special place” for Earth Day 2018. In Canyon Lake, …   More...
Tim Tingle

Award-winning Canyon Lake author and Oklahoma Choctaw Tim Tingle will receive the Oklahoma Center for the Book’s 2018 Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement award this Saturday, …   More...
earth day poster

The Lindheimer Chapter Master Naturalists, in conjunction with the Tye Preston Memorial Library (TPML) and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, present their annual Earth Day exhibition. …   More...

Keep up with the Easter Jackrabbit! He’ll be hopping all over Canyon Lake and surrounding environs this weekend. Here’s where to find him, along with a few choice golden …   More...
Poster for Fall Funfest

Scarecrow contest, games and decorated pumpkin contest. …   More...
poster from the movie Moana

About the movie: An adventurous teenager sails out on a daring mission to save her people. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demigod Maui, who guides her in her quest to become …   More...
Woman riding horse.

Books open at 3:30 p.m. Posse starts running at 5 p.m From the website: “The purpose of the Comal County Sheriff’s Posse at its inception was to develop and maintain a group skilled …   More...
Archery 101 at Fischer Park

Hone your archery skills with a TPWD Certified Instructor in this beginner level class. Take aim, let it fly and find out how fun archery can be! Facility Pass and pre-registration required …   More...
wurstweek team camp

Expand your teen’s New Braunfels  knowledge and capacity for fun at the Wurst Week Ever! Teens ages 13-17 will enjoy cooking, swimming, hiking, touring, team building and more! …   More...
Landa Park Train

While away the summer hours at the pride of New Braunfels, Landa Park, a 196-acre natural park near the center of the city. Picnic under the shade of giant, ancient oak trees. Walk or jog on …   More...
Aquatic Complex

Landa Park Aquatic Complex, 360 Aquatic Circle in New Braunfels, is now open weekends only thru June 6, when summer season begins. On Mother’s Day, this Sunday, moms who bring their …   More...

Enjoy Comal County Extension Office’s annual open house featuring free classes, tours, children’s activities and a ladybug release. “Our expert volunteers will be on hand …   More...

Bring a flashlight! Easter Egg Hunt begins at 7 p.m. for kids ages six and under. Older kids — wait until dark! Hot dogs, chips and drinks $1 each. …   More...

Performing Arts Academy of New Braunfels presents The Knight at Dawn, an adaptation of the second of Mary Osborne’s award-winning fantasy adventure books from Magic Tree House …   More...

Arrive early for family fun. Proceeds benefit Y Youth programs. Stroller and pet friendly. Tickets $30 after March 10 and $40 on race day. Free tot trot for ages two through six, and free youth …   More...
Cowboy Kringle

Create a Christmas memory with photos with Cowboy Kringle, Gruene’s own brand of Santa! Pictures will be taken in the breezeway between The Grapevine and Gruene General Store. Packages …   More...

Ring in the holiday season by creating together! This event is ideal for young families. Enjoy a holiday drink and cookies while roaming from station to station creating crafts, including …   More...
storytime

Kids can enjoy stories while babies sit in their mothers’ and fathers’ laps. Enjoy good songs, stories, crafts and a snack. 10 a.m. every Wednesday. …   More...

Kids enjoy Minecraft at Tye Preston Memorial Public Library each Thursday. They play on individual laptops. Free, and lots of fun (unless the attending grown-up doesn’t know the …   More...

Canyon Lake Animal Shelter welcomes animal lovers! Volunteers are always needed for Wagg’n dog walks Wednesday and Saturday mornings. If that’s too early, swing by between …   More...