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Family Fun Days

COVID-19 UPDATES: Spring Lake is open daily to the public in a limited capacity. Pre-registration is required for glass-bottom boat tours as well as volunteer and open water checkout scuba dives. More information.

Due to COVID-19, Family Fun Days at Spring Lake are not currently offered until further notice. Learn more about our reopening plan.

Join us for free nature themed crafts and activities that the whole family will enjoy!

Family Fun Days at Spring Lake are held on select Saturdays (11:00am-3:00pm) throughout the year, complete with nature-themed activities, crafts and more! These events are free and open to the public. Family Fun Days are funded in part by the City of San Marcos.

Spring 2020 Dates:

  • January 18: Squirrel Appreciation Family Fun Day
    Join us at Spring Lake as we celebrate these nutty animals in the outdoors!
  • February 15: Valentine’s Family Fun Day
    Celebrate your love of nature at the Valentine’s Family Fun Day at Spring Lake.
    March 21: Go Green! World Water Day Family Fun Day

    Learn about Earth’s most important resource, water, as we celebrate green living.
  • POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 10 (details here)
    April 18: Spring Lake Earth Day Festival & Family Fun Day (11:00am-4:00pm)

    Join us for an afternoon of entertainment, education, exploration and fun! This free, family-friendly event is a wonderful opportunity to join together as a community to recognize and protect our beautiful planet. Celebrate Mother Earth through a variety of activities, including:
    • Educational activities for all ages
    • Live entertainment
    • Recreation opportunities for all ages
    • Food and vendor booths
    • Discounted glass-bottom boat tours with a donation of a food item
    May 9: World Migratory Bird Day & Mother’s Day Family Fun Day

    Join us at Spring Lake as we commemorate World Migratory Bird Day and Mother’s Day.