Wet N’ Wild Weekend

waterBefore its time for the kids to go back to school, bring the family to Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA on August 1 through 3 for a weekend of water activities. Everyone can get a reprieve from the heat while having a great time participating in water relay races, sponge dodging and wet Rover as well as water balloon toss, splash tag and water limbo. Other games you won’t want to miss are slip & slide and whack & splash. As the carefree days of summer wind down, it will be a good opportunity to enjoy outdoor recreation.

If this exercise in the fresh air whets your appetite for some good ol’ Texas food, head over to Vernon’s Bar B Que. Try the mouthwateringly good brisket with coleslaw, hush puppies and stuffed potatoes.

On Friday and Saturday nights at 9:30 p.m., the Red Brick Tavern has live music. You can savor a wood-fired pizza, steak dinner or a number of other menu items during the entertainment. An alternative nightspot is Tuts Icehouse, a place that offers live music by the Lance D Band on Friday nights.

To book your next stay at Lake Conroe KOA, call (800) 562-9750 or call (936) 582-1200 for more information. Visit our website and reserve your spot today.

Island Adventure Luau Party

luau partySummer pleasures continue at Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA on June 25 through 27 with an Island Adventure Luau Party. You can dig out those Hawaiian shirts and participate in the Tacky Tourist Dress-Up Contest as well as play pineapple bowling and hula-hoop games. Other activities will include a seashell hunt and tiki torch candy hunt along with luau- and island-themed movies. Rounding out the itinerary, beach gear relay, ceramic painting and musical beach towels will also be available. You won’t want to miss all the fun.

Downtown Conroe is a nice place to take a leisurely stroll and browse through shops and galleries. The Conroe Central Market offers 50 vendors selling an array of items, ranging from jewelry to junk to exceptional antiques. Another place to visit is Gallery off the Square Thomas Kinkade, where shoppers can admire the achingly beautiful works of the famous “painter of light” in addition to works of local artists. When you get hungry, drop into the Main Street Café for some Cajun food.

To book your next stay at Lake Conroe KOA, call (800) 562-9750 or call (936) 582-1200 for more information. Visit our website and make your reservations today.

Beach Party 2014

beach partyA great time to schedule a camping trip at Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA is the weekend of July 18 through 20, when we will have a fun-in-the-sun Beach Party extravaganza. Enjoy these glorious hot days to the fullest with the special activities planned, such as musical beach towels, sprinkler volleyball and water hayrides along with octopus tag, beach ball games and crab walk. In addition, you can take refreshing dips in the pool, which is the quintessential summertime pleasure everyone looks forward to all winter.

On July 18 and 19, the Owen Theatre will present Greater Tuna, the hilarious off-Broadway play that is a satire on life in small town America. This critically acclaimed production has entertained audiences across the country for a number of years. Showtime is 8 p.m., and tickets cost $10 to $20.

The Red Brick Tavern, a popular spot with delicious food, has live music every Saturday night. You may want to plan on a late supper, as the performers start at 9:30 p.m.

To book your next stay at Lake Conroe KOA, call (800) 562-9750 or call (936) 582-1200 for more information. Visit our website and book your spot today.

Christmas in July

Chritmas in JulyIn the middle of summer, the very thought of Christmas is like a breath of fresh air. On July 11 through 13, Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA will have Christmas in July, a wondrous time filled with many delights of the season. Family activities will involve making ornaments and marshmallow snowmen along with decorating cookies, going on a candy cane hunt and watching Christmas-themed movies. A Christmas parade and Christmas sale will also be included.

If you take a notion to go into town for an evening, you can watch the theatrical presentation of the 1960s musical Hairspray at Crighton Theatre on July 11 and 12. The show is a feel-good comedy that is sure to make your smile. It starts at 8 p.m., and the cost of admission is $15 to $20.

Fajita Jack’s is a restaurant in town that is a nice place to bring the kids, as it offers free ice cream. Diners can enjoy beautiful views of the lake while feasting on good Mexican cuisine. Try the El Paso quesadillas, chicken diablos or Hawaiian fajitas.

To book your next stay at Lake Conroe KOA, call (800) 562-9750 or call (936) 582-1200 for more information. Visit our website and reserve your spot today.

Independence Day Celebration

fourth of JulyLake Conroe / Houston North KOA will have a big bash in honor of our nation’s birthday on the weekend of July 4 through 6. It will involve a patriotic parade of decorated bikes and golf carts as well as a cookout and watermelon seed-spitting contest. In addition, we will offer an array of family-friendly activities such as movies and ice cream socials along with crafts and games. Spending stress-free time outdoors is the perfect way to enjoy the holiday to the fullest.

No Fourth of July celebration would be complete without an awesome fireworks display. Head over to the lake at 9:15 p.m. on Friday to watch dazzling bursts of color explode into the night sky. The sparkles will be reflected in the water, which will enhance the beauty of the show.

On July 3 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Heritage Place will be the scene of the First Thursday Free Concert Series. Bring your chairs and blankets to relax and watch the performance of Uncle Lucias/Milkdrive.

To book your next stay at Lake Conroe KOA, call (800) 562-9750 or call (936) 582-1200 for more information. Visit our website and make your reservations today.

Wild West Weekend 2014

wild west weekendGet out your cowboy hat and boots, and join us at Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA on July 27 through 29 as we celebrate the Wild West. The flurry of fun activities planned include a roping contest, bandana tie-dye and western crafts as well as a cowboy candy roundup and a high-noon shootout water gun fight. Now is your chance to step into this colorful era that TV shows like Gunsmoke and Bonanza vividly brought to life. Every member of the family will have a great time pretending to be Matt Dillon, Miss Kitty or Little Joe for the weekend.

Since Independence Day is upon us, the Conroe Symphony will present a patriotic concert on June 28. Your heart will swell with pride as you hear traditional songs and marches that remind us all of the greatness of our land. An additional highlight of the evening will be an actor portraying Abe Lincoln. The show will be held at Conroe High School at 7:30 p.m., and the cost of admission is $15 for adults and $5 for children.

To book your next stay at Lake Conroe KOA, call (800) 562-9750 or call (936) 582-1200 for more information. Visit our website and book your spot today.

Scavenger Spy Weekend

secret spyThose who are old enough to remember the sitcoms of the 60s will recall that Jethro Bodine of The Beverly Hillbillies always to be a “double knot spy.” If you have ever entertained a similar ambition, you can get a taste of secret agent life at the Scavenger Spy Weekend on June 22 through 22 at Lake Conroe / Houston North KOA. While the real spy lifestyle is fraught with dangers and perils, this lighthearted spoof will be filled with laughter and fun. It will more closely resemble the comedic antics of Maxwell Smart than the dramatic exploits of the agents on Mission Impossible.

So Sherlock, get ready for the sleuthing activities to come that will include rules on how to be a spy as well as scavenger hunts, picture hunts and scavenger races. In addition to spy games, we will also have favorites such as hayrides, movies, crafts and ice cream socials.

On June 20, the Crighton Theatre will present a program called the Sounds of Texas, which sill star Delbert McClinton, a blues and rock singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. Tickets are $59.

To book your next stay at Lake Conroe KOA, call (800) 562-9750 or call (936) 582-1200 for more information. Visit our website and reserve your spot today.