Find outdoor adventures and fun ways to stay cool this summer in Sugar Land

Mountain Bike Trails at Brazos River Park | Photo courtesy of Visit Sugar Land

Explore and cool off all summer long with unique fun and entertainment at Sugar Land parks, destinations, concerts, sports and more.

Whether you’re looking to break a sweat or keep your temperature cool and air-conditioned, there’s plenty to keep you busy and entertained in Sugar Land all summer long.

With big and sprawling parks, air-conditioned attractions, regular pro baseball games packed with extras, and world-class concerts, Sugar Land is brimming with sweet summer thrills.

Biking and more outdoor fun in Sugar Land

Sugar Land offers a surprising number of active outdoor adventures, including exploring the 20 miles of mountain bike trails that wind through the woods of Brazos River Park (watch the short video above for a quick overview) , kayaking and canoeing on a scenic lake landscape inside Sugar Land Memorial Park, bird watching in famous Cullinan Park, great fishing spots around Sugar Land, and more.

Locals and visitors will be tempted to take a selfie or post a Tik Tok at sugar rush mural located in Sugar Land Town Square, paying homage to the town’s sugary roots with a candy-centric design depicting a spice rack stacked with candy jars. Scan the QR code near the stairs to watch sugar rush come to life through augmented reality.

And finally, kids and the young at heart can run through the fountain jets on the popular wading pools in the plaza adjacent to the Smart Financial Center and River Park. Or find other kid-friendly park recommendations.

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Indoor attractions and ways to cool off in Sugar Land

Ice Cream at Kilwin | Photo courtesy of Visit Sugar Land

If you plan on staying indoors, away from the scorching heat, Sugar Land literally has you covered.

The Houston Museum of Natural Science in Sugar Land has exhibits featuring everything from prehistoric beasts to cutting-edge life sciences, including the new Expedition Egypt exhibit, which includes a close encounter with Rosie, the pink-haired Chilean tarantula.

The locally owned Escape Again Rooms give smart sleuths the chance to exercise their brains and creativity, undertaking fully indoor adventures in immersive escape games. Meanwhile, local pottery and creative studio Artsy Soul provide you with the materials, instructions, and opportunities to use your hands and create many wonderful things, from mosaics to candles.

Foodies, as well as those who simply appreciate tasty food, will find plenty of dining options to tempt their palates, no matter their budget. Sugar Land’s top brunch destinations, ice cream establishments – including Kilwin’s, Decadent, Gelato Picks and Alpha Dessert Juice Cafe – and other kid-friendly restaurants are an integral part of any foodie adventure.

Speaking of which, kids can also start in their own blockbuster at Fort Bend Children’s Discovery. Centerwhich presents “Action-Packed Summer” daily until the start of the school year.

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Sugar Land Space Cowboys Baseball Games at Constellation Field

Sugar Land Space Cowboys home game at Constellation Field | Photo courtesy of Visit Sugar Land

When Minor League Baseball returned to Constellation Field earlier this season, the former Sugar Land Skeeters had transformed into the hard-to-resist Sugar Land Space Cowboys with new branding, uniforms and roots ties. of Houston Space City.

However, what hasn’t changed is the level of fun and excitement for all ages at home games at the Houston Astros’ Triple-A affiliate, with dynamic additions to the ballpark like the Kiddie Corral and the Karbach Cantina. Summer is filled with special game days with unique giveaways, food and beverage specials, themed nights, fireworks and more.

Regular season play continues with a number of week-long series scheduled through Sunday, September 25, 2022.

Check out the game schedule and learn more or enter for a chance to win tickets to select games.

Concerts and shows on tour at the Smart Financial Center

Smart Financial Center in Sugar Land | https://www.visitsugarlandtx.com/events/summer-things-to-do-in-sugar-land/Photo: Ed Uthman via CC

This summer, Smart Financial Center is brimming with talent from across the country and around the world.

August will be even hotter, with live performances from former boy band Big Time Rush, American rocker Bruce Springsteen with Men at Work and John Waite, Mexican pop cover band Matute’s QuinceaƱera Tour, rapper and Puerto Rican singer Anuel AA, Colombian singer Sebastian Yatra (best known more recently for singing the Oscar-nominated song “Dos Origuitas” in Disney’s Encanto), Mexican singer and dancer Gloria Trevi, Houston-born Texan crooner Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, vocal quartet Il Divo and American rock band Goo Goo Dolls with Blue October.

More star-filled shows will follow in September and beyond (click and scroll down to see the full schedule of events).

Plus, if you get around and register early, you could win free tickets to select shows in July and August. Click here (then scroll down to find show dates) to enter and win.

Accommodations in Sugar Land

Stay a few nights and take advantage of some of the great hotel deals in “Sweetest Town in Texas” and enjoy on your vacation trip.

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Birdwatching at Cullinan Park in Sugar Land | Photo courtesy of Visit Sugar Land

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