Things to do in Hockley TX

Hi friends, today I'd like to talk about the safe and small city of Hockley. With a population of 22,935 it's easy to feel right at home here in this city full of history, and you don't need to venture far out to find lots of exciting things to do or fantastic places to eat!

Places To Experience

Oil Ranch - They offer lots of activities for all ages including pony rides, putt putt golf, hayrides, train ride, swimming pool, petting zoo and farm activities like feeding and milking cows. The ranch is home to popular seasonal events such as our Easter Bunny Visit & Egg Hunt, the Pumpkin Patch & Scarecrow Festival, and the Santa Ranch Express.

Big Fish Bowfishing Texas - This guide service is hard to beat when it comes to finding big fish in Texas water bodies. From Toledo Bend to Falcon and everywhere in between, they find the big ones! They go the extra mile to insure that you have a pleasant and successful trip.

The Showboat Drive-In - Showboat Drive-In is the longest-running first-run drive-in theater in Houston. It features a mix of first-run movies and classics, as well as live performances by popular bands and special events.

Greater Houston Soap Box Derby - The Hockley Recreational Complex’s Derby Track is the place to be for soap box car races and gravity races, where young and young-at-heart participants can sign up for the action.

Jimbo's Roadhouse - The bar is the best place to enjoy live bands, darts and billiards, happy hour, karaoke and steak nights. There's cold booze, friendly biker bar vibes, and good times to be had.

Parks To Visit

Zube Park - Visit Zube Park, and you’ll find plenty of ways to have fun—including trails, a playground and separate spray park, picnic area and soccer field. And if you visit on the right weekends, you can catch free train rides with the Houston Area Live Steamers.

Hockley Recreational Complex - The Hockley Recreational Complex is an 18.5 acre park in Hockley. Amenities include a playground, hiking trail surrounding a fishing pond, a soap box derby track with bleacher seating & concession stand, and an amphitheater with an adjacent Community Center hosting various events for all ages.

Daikin Park - This park is great for children of all ages. There are swings, slides, a merry-go-round, monkey bars and more! Parking is available around the fence and picnic tables are available for your enjoyment. A small gazebo also provides shade for those hot summer days

Zube Spray Park - The splash pad, pool, pavilion, BBQ pit and other amenities are sure to delight visitors of all ages.

New Kentucky Park - This park has so many fun features! It has outdoor kitchens, bathrooms, tables, a playground and more.


Back Door Pizza - BackDoorPizza is a premier and authentic family-owned Pizza Restaurant that has been proudly serving the Hockley/Waller area and beyond since 2010. They serve Pizza, Salad, Pasta, Desserts and more!

El Jimador Méxican Grill - This is a family owned restaurant that has been serving mexican food style. They're serving tacos, quesadillas, meat, nachos, and more!

Simple Simon's Pizza - This is a friendly-Italian restaurants. They serve Classic & creative pizzas, breadsticks, wings, subs & calzones.

2920 Roadhouse - They're a local steakhouse, bar, and grill serving up popular southern favorites and some of the best drinks. They also host car and bike shows, scenic camping grounds, and more here in 2920 RoadHouse Restaurant.

Taco Bell - Fast-food chain serving Mexican-inspired fare such as tacos, quesadillas & nachos.

Domino's Pizza - They're offering a wide range of pizzas, pasta, and sandwiches, and variety of other dishes & sides.

Pizza Hut - Pizza Hut is an American multinational restaurant chain. They serve their signature pan pizza and other dishes including pasta, breadsticks and desserts.

Subway - Casual counter-serve chain for build-your-own sandwiches & salads, with health-conscious options.

Krispy Krunchy Chicken - Fast-food eatery specializing in Cajun-style fried chicken, plus wings, seafood, breakfast and more.

Sonic Drive-In - They serve Fast-food burger & fries joint with an old-school feel, including retro drive-in service.

Wrapping Up

There is so much to do in and around Hockley. We might have missed some favorites, so be sure to share with us any new finds. You can email us, leave a comment below, or tag us on Instagram! @jordanschilleci


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