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Living in Tomball


Around here, we like to say, “Tomball is Texan for Fun!” Award-winning festivals, live music, sporting events and more provide thrills year around. Tomball’s historic charm and diverse attractions draw thousands of visitors every year, putting Tomball businesses at the center of the excitement.  

Become one with nature amid nearly 575 acres of woods and preserve. Play 18 at one of dozens of highly rated golf courses within a few miles of Tomball. Jump back to the early 1900s when Tomball was a railroad hub at the Texas Railroading Heritage Museum. 

Live indoor concert
Women drinking wine at The Empty Glass

You can do this and so much more when you explore all that Tomball has to offer. However you define fun, you can find it in Tomball!

Unique Local Dining

Locally owned restaurants line the streets in the heart of Tomball, with nearly every food genre represented. You can find barbecue, Tex-Mex, German, and comfort foods from all cultures without leaving the city. The area also boasts a variety of popular national chains. 

Bonfire Wood Fired Pizza
Bonfire Wood Fired Pizza

Tomball Farmers Market

The ever-growing Tomball Farmers Market, a catalyst for making Tomball a foodie destination, has become a major regional draw for those looking for healthy, locally sourced food. The weekly market, home to more than 70 vendors, welcomes between 2,000 and 4,000 attendees every Saturday to downtown Tomball. 

Old Town Tomball

Tomball offers a wide range of shopping offerings. Everyday needs, like grocery stores and supermarkets, are readily available for all residents. Old Town Tomball offers charming boutique shopping, with more than 50 shops in the downtown area. The unique shopping experience will take you back in time and provide the opportunity to experience what shopping local is all about.

Retail & Shopping

Several major shopping malls are within minutes from all corners of Tomball. Tomball Marketplace Shopping Center is Tomball’s newest major retail hub. Located on the southwest corner of State Highway 249 and FM 2920, it provides easy access to popular national retailers, such as Target, Academy Sports and Outdoors, and Kohl’s.

Things To Do

From events to parks and unique local restaurants and shops, Tomball has a lot to choose from. Learn more about everything you will find in our community below.