- The list below includes 114 free or cheap things to do in or near Tomball, Texas, including 64 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, Parks, Bowling and Playgrounds.
- From Burroughs Park to Spring Creek Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Tomball and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Humble, Spring, Conroe and Katy.
Home to over 320 acres of natural Texan beauty, Burroughs Park in Tomball brings families the fun of the outdoors. A lake to fishing, trails to walking, a dog park for playing, and a picnic pavilion are a select few of the amenities available.
A scenic and historic site, the Tomball Railroad Depot Plaza is available for public visits on Sunday afternoons. Exhibits available include a model railroad, original works of art, and a variety of train memorabilia.
A movie theater with an IMAX auditorium, Santikos Silverado IMAX displays first-run feature films. The theater offers reserved seating, 3D movies, D-BOX motion seats, a full-service bar and a concession area with food and drinks.
The Tomball Museum Center, located in Tomball Texas features historical buildings that represent Tomball in the mid-1800s. Registered as the Spring Creek Historical Association, the museum is open Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout the year.
The 24 acres at Oakland Farm & Ranch Inc. provide a picturesque backdrop for events such as weddings, receptions and reunions. The ranch features two reception halls, chapel, natural stone waterfall, koi pond, pavilion and ranch house.