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12 Fun Katy Staycation Ideas for the Thanksgiving Break


By Addie Davis

Thanksgiving Break is just around the corner! Check out these fun activities in Katy to keep the kids and grown-ups busy and entertained all day and night.


25307 Kingsland Boulevard

Opening in November!!

Opening soon!! Get ready for adventure in Katy's brand-new Urban Air Adventure Park!

Enjoy bouncing on wall-to-wall trampolines covering thousands of square feet, or challenge your friends to trampoline dodge ball. Bring your A-game for trampoline basketball or test your endurance on the elevated ropes course. Then check out the Adventure Hub to explore the unique combination of indoor attractions. For more fun, test your speed, reflexes and endurance on one of the obstacle courses. How far can you go?


25830 Westheimer Parkway

Enjoy a night out with friends and family at Katy’s newest state-of-the-art indoor golf course and bar! Work on your short or long game, or play a round at your favorite PGA Tour courses.

Swing by State of Golf, where they welcome golfers of all skill levels, rain or shine.


402 West Grand Parkway South

Create special memories with your loved ones while painting one-of-a-kind art pieces. Ceramics by Tess's sunny studio welcomes adults and children to craft in a fun, supportive environment. The studio offers hands-on, all-inclusive classes and open painting sessions.

Children as young as three may participate in some classes; adults take over the shop Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm


21788 Katy Freeway

Are you ready for a challenge? Test your problem solving skills at Alternate Reality Escape Rooms. You and your group have an hour to escape one of their three rooms (Bunker 57, Piece Meal and Nxt-Gen) by solving challenging riddles and puzzles.

Alternate Reality recommends players be 8 years or older as the content in their rooms may be scary for younger audiences. Visit their website to book a room.


9540 Katy Freeway

Calling all daredevils!! Indoor skydiving is the perfect activity for you - it's fun for kids of all ages. Skydiving could become the best new hobby for families with kids, right here in Katy.

iFly offers birthday parties to corporate events and everything in between.


830 Katy Fort Bend Road

The whole family can share in the adventure in this glow-in-the dark fun complex. Try out the ninja challenge course, climb to the top of the giant Jenga tower, bounce around in a bumper car, or fight for your life in the Bazooka Ball room. Purchase all-day passes for $30.


402 West Grand Parkway South

Come spend the day at Times Square! Raise the bumpers for the kids and they can have fun bowling too. Then check out Times Square's awesome new four-player virtual reality laser tag arena, billiards, arcade games and snack bar. Your family will be entertained all day.

Times Square also offers six different birthday party package options. Visit their website for more information.


2482 South Mason Road

Spend the day at Katy Party Place for indoor and outdoor adventures. Let your young "Astro" work on their swing in the batting cages, or challenge your future PGA Tour star on the miniature golf course, or just have fun enjoying the cooler weather!

For more adventure, hop in a single or double Go Kart and travel along their outdoor course. Single drivers must be at least 54” tall. Children must be 36” tall to ride with a licensed driver in a Double Kart. Inside activities include an arcade and inflatables.

Check their website for special offers and hours during the Thanksgiving holiday.


25410 Katy Mills Parkway

Designed for all ages and skill levels, this indoor climbing arena provides opportunities for physical fitness, and gives kids a sense of accomplishment as they climb higher and higher with more confidence and speed.


24401 Katy Freeway

Eat. Bowl. Play. Main Event offers exciting attractions for hours of fun. Challenge your friends to a game of bowling, test your skills at laser tag, try out the elevated ropes course, or earn tickets on one of the popular arcade games.

Order from the menu and enjoy your food in the private bowling bays, or sit in the restaurant dining area. Plus, enjoy watching the current sports action on the many TVs. There's so much to do at Main Event!


2020 South Fry Road

Painting with a Twist's family classes feature art that specially designed for all ages and skill levels. Get the whole gang together and spend some "non-screen" time creating family memories in a relaxed, creative atmosphere.


535 Applewhite Drive

Everyone has a memory of an afternoon at the roller rink - the flashing lights, laughing with friends, and skating to your favorite songs. Don't let the memories fade - gather the family and roll back in time at Mason Skate, a Katy institution of fun since 1988.

Check out their great deals like All-You-Can-Eat-Pizza Night on Saturdays, and Cheap Skate Wednesdays.


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