FAMILY FUN IN COLUMBUS
Spend time as a family and create lasting memories.
Eastman Gallery is a fine art gallery located in Garwood exhibiting painting, pottery, sculpture, fine art, jewelry, and garden art. Owners Richard Eastman and Eduardo Morales are native Texan artists and offer art classes for both adults adults and children.
Location: 508 Hastedt Street, Garwood, TX 77442
Columbus Country Market
The Columbus Country Market is held on the Courthouse Square from 9 a.m. to noon on the last Saturday of the month from March through November. The market promotes healthy food choices while supporting local farmers, gardeners, cooks, bakers, craftspeople, and other artisans. Families will enjoy live music, ready-to-eat foods, and more at this fun community event.
Location: Downtown Columbus, corner of Milam and Travis Streets
Columbus Municipal Golf Course
Columbus offers a 9-hole course that features tree-lined fairways and water on seven holes, as well as the chance to spot the white-tail deer that frequently roam the course. The design incorporates a good mixture of holes: some play short, but others are of a more standard length.
Location: 1617 Walnut, Columbus, TX 78934
Located 6 miles northwest of La Grange lies one of the finest drive-through safaris in Texas. Sanctuary Serengeti provides a safe, open environment for a wide variety of animals from all over the world. There are multiple trails to follow within the park, ranging from 25 to 40 minutes. Park guests can feed the animals from their vehicles, take photos, and visit the petting zoo.
Location: 250 Plum Church Road, West Point, TX 78963
Live Oak Art Center
The Live Oak Art Center offers classes, camps, and after-school programs for children. Young artists can learn about photography, sculpture, painting, drawing, and more. Art workshops for adults are also offered throughout the year.
Location: 1014 Milam Street, Columbus, TX 78934
Nesbitt Memorial Library
The Nesbitt Memorial Library offers traditional and modern library services plus an extensive local history collection, genealogy collection, and Texas history archives.
Location: 529 Washington Street, Columbus, TX 78934
Parks and Recreation
Columbus is home to several beautiful city parks. You can play basketball, baseball or softball, soccer, four square or horseshoes or just sit back and enjoy the nature around you.
Location: Visit the City of Columbus website for park location information
Splashway Water Park
Splashway is a family water park and campground in Sheridan, just 20 minutes south of Columbus. It offers a variety of attractions including wave pools, kiddie areas, speed slides, mat racers, slides, and a lazy river.Tubes, life jackets, and parking are free.
Location: 5211 Main Street, Sheridan, TX 77475
The 2-acre private campground at Waldo’s Camp is perfect for those looking to enjoy the great outdoors. If you crave kayaking, canoeing or fishing, then Waldo’s Camp is the ideal location for your next getaway. There is also a public 7-acre island directly in front of the camp. The island provides an ideal setting for exploring, wade fishing, treasure hunting and more.
Location: 1192 G. Miller Road, Columbus, TX 78934
There’s always something going on in Columbus.