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Family Activities and Attractions in Texas. Aquariums, Planetariums, Theme Parks, Waterparks, Magicians, Video Gaming Trucks, Museums, Science, Fitness & more!

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Gelly Ball & Paint Ball Family & Adult Outdoor Fun at Big Man Adventures! 

  • Gelly Ball bridges the gap between Paintball and Airsoft with new cutting-edge super soft Gelly Ball technology. G.B.s are super soft water orbs that make it FUN and SAFE for all ages!

  • Paintball-Individual Walk-On Play, One Hour Private Paintball Party, Two Hour Private Paintball Party, Large Groups & Corporate Events.

  • Airsoft

  • Axe Throwing…

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The Perfect Getaway is Waiting in Brazosport

Endless Family Activities and Attractions for the Whole Family!

There is no shortage of activities to entertain all ages in the Brazosport Area. Family fun can be found at Sea Center Texas, an aquarium and the world’s largest Redfish hatchery, or at one of the two National Wildlife Refuges. Take in a planetarium show or explore one of the largest seashell collections in the South at the Center for the Arts & Sciences. Recreational opportunities are endless in the Brazosport Area.

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Bring The Fun Anywhere With A Gaming Party

A mobile party with a private movie theater type experience, but with video games.

  • Flat Screen TV’s
  • Speakers
  • Video Game Systems
  • Multi-Player Games
  • Accommodates up to 16 players

We can come to your home, business, school, church, event venue and everywhere & anywhere else.

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We Bring The Magic To You!

Comedy, Audience Participation & Fun For All Ages!

From family friendly small kid show magic to full stage illusion shows, Lanny offers world class entertainment!

Magic Lanny Offers:

  • Close-Up Magic
  • Stand-up Magic Shows Featuring Comedy Magic
  • Full Scale Stage Illusion Shows
  • Animal Magic
  • Mini Magic Classes…
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Main Event Entertainment – The most FUN you can have under one roof

  • Main Event Entertainment is THE dining and entertainment destination for the most family FUN!

  • There’s something for everyone at Main Event including: fun-filled bowling, billiards, virtual reality, multi-level laser tag and an arcade gallery with more than 100 of the latest interactive video games!

  • Dining out should be as fun as it is delicious. That is why we created Family Kitchen, an exclusive new restaurant that combines high-…

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Playing billiards at main event. Family fun.
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Amazing Family Activities and Attractions At Moody Gardens

Enjoy the Rainforest and Aquarium Pyramids, MG3D Theater and 4D Theaters, Discovery Museum, 20,000 Leagues Interactive Adventure and the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat.

Aquarium Pyramid:
Experience a fun and awe-inspiring journey wonderfully complemented with conservation messages that underscore the vital importance of the oceans. Travel from the Gulf of Mexico to the South Atlantic, South Pacific, North Pacific and Caribbean. 

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Moody gardens aquarium
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Ultimate Day of Adventure at World’s First Peppa Pig Theme Park

Join Peppa Pig for the ultimate day of adventure at the World’s First Peppa Pig Theme Park, now open just steps away from LEGOLAND® Florida Resort! Snort, giggle and play during your preschooler’s best day ever with six interactive rides, six themed playscapes, shows, and even more oinktastic experiences! 

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Daddy pig's roller coaster at peppa pig theme park, florida
Schlitterbahn waterpark, galveston, tx

Houston’s Favorite Waterpark!

Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Galveston is Texas’ hottest, coolest reason to Schlitterbahn. Located on 25 acres across from Moody Gardens, the park not only has a beautiful outdoor waterpark filled with palm trees, but is also home to the state’s largest convertible waterpark, with rides, slides, and rivers that make summer days fly by at the rated as one of the best family activities and attractions in Texas.

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Boy at schlitterbahn body boarding
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Are you in the business of wonder?

Space Center Houston is a nonprofit science and space exploration learning center with extensive educational programs. Its mission is to inspire all generations through the wonders of space exploration. The center draws more than one million visitors annually and was named “the Best Museum in Texas” by USA Today. Space Center Houston is a Smithsonian Affiliate, the Official Visitor Center of NASA Johnson Space Center and a Certified Autism Center. 


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The Y Offers Something For Everyone

YMCA of Greater Houston has everything from family time to fitness classes, soccer skills to science experiments, working out to water fun, the Y offers something for everyone.

For over 130 years, the YMCA of Greater Houston has been a place where people of all ages can find first class programs and services, fellowship and a sense of community. We know that positive change comes about when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors, staying true to our mission, values and purpose of helping…

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