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Below is our general calendar of events. We close for weather and occasionally for a private party, so please call the ranch before heading out. Our event planners can help you plan the perfect outing for your family reunion, birthday party, or corporate event, so grab your date today! See our Oil Ranch hours page for more details of when the ranch is open to the public.

Oil Ranch General Calendar

Month Events Description
January Closed for winter maintenance.
February Closed for winter maintenance. Sometimes available for corporate events, call to ask.
March Ranch open regular hours, free sno-cones for kids on weekdays. Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt on Saturday before Easter (when Easter is in March, closed Good Friday).
April New babies arrive on the farm. Easter Bunny & Egg Hunt on Saturday before Easter (when Easter is in April, closed Good Friday).
May Swimming pool opens May 1. We offer swimming lessons. Bring mom out for fun with the family for our Mother’s Day event near Houston.
June School is out, lots of summer fun at the ranch. Bring dad to the ranch for fishing in Lake Buenos Noches and make more fun family memories at our Houston-area Father’s Day event.
July Summer fun continues at the ranch. Perfect month for planning a family reunion.
August Closed for summer maintenance.
September Closed for summer maintenance, but available for booking corporate events.
October Our Pumpkin Patch & Scarecrow Festival is very popular with Houston families. Open 7 days a week (the only month the ranch is open on Sundays).
November Thanksgiving Re-enactment, 2nd and 3rd Saturday, 2-3 pm. Open Thursdays and Fridays, but no re-enactments on those days. Closed Thanksgiving week.
December Santa’s Ranch Express. Closed mid-December for winter break.