The Ultimate Summer Guide To Summer Fun in Sugar Land

Summer is always sweeter here in Sugar Land. Spend your time catching some rays in the "Sweetest City in Texas."  As the days grow longer and the nights heat up,  Sugar Land offers a plethora of event under the sun and stars for just about every age group. From catching a Sugar Land Skeeters game to a live performance at Smart Financial Centre, or Sugar Land Town Square. Read our guide to find out the best way to have summer fun in Sugar Land. 


July Events

We celebrate America's birthday every year in July and there are plenty of ways to do so in Sugar Land, along with musical performances for all tastes.


Astronaut walking on the moon

Photo Credit: Nasa 

50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing Celebration

Saturday, July 20

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Head out to Sugar Land Town Square to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. The celebration will include a special pre-recorded video message from the International Space Station, a short documentary recounting the historic moon landing, and Houston’s role in the historic event.  Activities also include a screening of the classic movie E.T., face painting, balloon artists, a ‘moonwalk’, and the opportunity to take a peek into space with volunteers from The George Observatory. 

There are more celebrations of this historic event taking place in and around Sugar Land that you can read about here.

Zydeco Dots band

NOLA Nights with The Rouxpour

Friday, July 26

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Come out and let authentic New Orleans music take you on a historical journey through the Crescent City tradition with live music from The Zydeco Dots!  Also, please be sure to visit Rouxpour on the plaza- they will be serving small plates and beer. 


August Events

August has some sweet shows lined up for you! Bring your friends and family out to watch the shows going on in Sugar Land this month.

Father and child playing with beach balls

Back to School Splash Bash

Saturday, August 3

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Beat the heat at Sugar Land Town Square’s Back to School Splash Bash! Bring your family and cool off in their waterslides, test your hula hoop skills, enjoy live music all day with a DJ spinning summer fun beats. Plus, there will be a Toddler Town for ages 5 and under!

Participant singing in the Sugar Land Superstar contest

Sugar Land Superstar Finale

Saturday, August 17

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This vocal battle show is 14 years and running, so if you're in town make sure to stop by Sugar Land Town Square to enjoy Sugar Land’s American Idol-like competition as the finalists' belt out their strongest tunes. One lucky winner will be named the 2019 Sugar Land Superstar!

Queen Cover band Baroness

Town Square Tribute: Queen Cover

Friday, August 30

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Head out to Sugar Land Town Square for a Queen tribute, that will leave you mesmerized. Get ready to sing along to all of Queen's hits including Bohemian Rhapsody, Killer Queen, Under Pressure, Hammer To Fall, Don’t Stop Me Now, and much more.

Kids at FBCDC
Photo Credit: Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center

These events will be recurring multiple times during the summer. If you miss the first event or want to attend more than once, we’ve got you covered with summer fun!

Recurring Summer Events:

Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center Wonder Weeks

Sugar Land Skeeters Baseball Games

The Artsy Soul Summer Camp

Movies on The Lawn at First Colony

Smart Financial Centre Shows

Inspiration Stage Shows

Inspiration Stage Summer Camp

Movie Under the Moon

George Ranch Historical Park Events

Giving Spirits Concert Series

Imperial Farmers Market

Heritage Hikes

Make sure to tag us in all of your photos and tell us about your experience in Sugar Land by following us @VisitSugarLand on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and don’t forget to use the #VisitSugarLandTX #SweeterInSL. For more information on other fun ideas in Sugar Land contact us at 281.275.2045 or


Sugar Packets

Whether you’re dreaming about a trip to the “Sweetest City in Texas” or are already here, our Sugar Packets are bursting with inspiration to make the best of your time in our city. Our Sugar Packets are filled with one-of-a-kind experiences, which will allow you, your family, and friends to explore museums, have fun at our unique attractions, taste the world, eat the sweetest treats and more – all at a significant discount. The pass will be immediately delivered to you via text and email. All you need to do is present the pass on your phone or bring a printed pass to show to the attendant at any participating attraction and save over 25% off retail prices and over $100 in added value!