Explore fun-filled attractions, museums & more in the city of Sugar Land

Cullinan Park | Photo courtesy of Visit Sugar Land

Discover exciting ways to spend your time with a wide variety of attractions and things to do in Sugar Land, southwest of Houston. 

One of the fastest-growing communities in the nation, Sugar Land has no shortage of places that entertain, educate, and enliven the days and nights of locals and visitors alike.

Just twenty minutes southwest of Downtown Houston, the city of Sugar Land is home to a bevy of diverse attractions, cultural experiences, and can’t-miss events that will have your calendar overflowing with fun.

Scroll down to explore some of the top attractions and things to do around Sugar Land.

HMNS at Sugar Land | Photo courtesy of Visit Sugar Land

Featured Attractions in Sugar Land

  • Smart Financial Centre – Since 2017, the 6,400-capacity concert venue has played host to many of the world’s most beloved and renown musicians and performing artists, including Bob Dylan, Jerry Seinfeld, Willie Nelson, Judas Priest, and Mariah Carey. In addition, the venue features special holiday events and foreign acts from countries around the world that provide diverse experiences that can only be found on the Smart Financial Centre stage.
  • Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land – An extension of the Museum District’s vast HMNS campus, this satellite location expands the museum’s offerings, giving visitors a chance to marvel at the towering skeletons of prehistoric dinosaurs, awe-inspiring images of space, the glittering insides of naturally forming minerals, and a collection of live frogs and toads from regions around the world.
Photo courtesy of Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center
  • Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center – Located along Highway 90, this children’s museum features several permanent and temporary exhibits that help expand children’s knowledge about the world and convey new cultural experiences. From taking a role in the mock city of Kidtropolis USA to learning how physics makes our world move, the Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center has something for kids of all ages to explore.
  • Sugar Land Heritage Museum and Visitor Center – Housed in the former Imperial Sugar warehouse, this museum delves into the history of Sugar Land and the heritage of its residents across the past two centuries. Discover how an industry drove development of the region, swelling the population from a quaint 500 to tens of thousands of residents just one hundred years later.
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Photo courtesy of Sugar Land Skeeters
  • Sugar Land Skeeters – With two championships for their young trophy case, the Skeeters have cemented themselves as one of the most exciting ball clubs in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Playing at Constellation Field, the Sugar Land Skeeters pack their schedule full of themed nights, fireworks, and home runs that make for an exciting afternoon or evening for the whole family.
  • Sugar Land Town Square – Boasting dozens of tasty eateries and first-rate shopping, Sugar Land Town Square is also home to an engaging events calendar brimming with free community happenings, musical performances, competitions, markets and more that makes for frequent family-friendly fun.
  • Cullinan Park – Home to more than 750 acres of prairie and woods, this nature preserve provides visitors access to some of the region’s lakes and wetlands. Explore hiking trails, picnic areas, and take in terrific bird watching opportunities in this year-round nature park.

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Sugar Land Town Square | Photo courtesy of Visit Sugar Land

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