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!

Sweet Rainbow Café 

Sweet Rainbow Cafe Logo

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.

The café is open 10AM-8PM Monday through Saturday.

Check out their Facebook page for more information!

Deer Park Parks and Recreation Department Activities

Park and Recreation Mascot, Roscoe

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.

Upcoming Movies:

June 1 - Inside Out, rated PG

July 6 - Spiderman into the Spider Verse, rated PG

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.

For more information about Movies in the Park, visit the Parks and Recreation Department’s website!

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

Woman holding animal at Library in front of children

The Deer Park Public Library offers several free activities for kids including crafts, movie matinees and story times!

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 Battleship TEXAS


Explore the Battleship TEXAS on your own or on a guided tour! Bring a picnic and enjoy the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. 

The battleship also offers overnight programs. Youth can sleep in the crew quarters and tour parts of the ship closed to the public. If your kids want to experience life as a sailor during World War II, call 281-542-0684 for more information. You can also visit the Battleship TEXAS Foundation's website! 

The Battleship TEXAS is located at 3523 Independence Parkway South.

For more information, visit the Battleship TEXAS website!