Play in Giddings and the Surrounding Communities

One of the many benefits of residing in Giddings is the prime location between Austin and Houston, which provides a wide variety of unique and entertaining area amenities. But you don’t have to drive to Austin or Houston for amenities. We have them right here at home. From fantastic parks to a large variety of restaurants and historic sites, Giddings has everything families need. 

Close to Everything

Giddings residents have access to the following amenities within 15 to 55 minutes. 

  • Festival Hill with a world class symphony and fantastic musical performances
  • Round Top - the largest antique fair in the southwest 
  • Round Top area performances hosted by the University of Texas, such as Shakespeare in the Barn
  • Lake Somerville with fishing, swimming and boating
  • Cultural, music and sports venues in Austin 

Have Fun in Giddings

Enjoy an afternoon discovering the history of Giddings through the local museums and monuments. Take a leisurely walk through Giddings to explore numerous resources, and learn more about its own Hometown Hero and Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Hilton Lee Smith. Giddings’ parks are a primary source of beauty, and provide various activities for youth, seniors and families.

The local entertainment of Giddings ranges from monthly rodeos and barrel racing, to music fests and golfing. Fireman’s Park hosts annual events for the entire community, including dances, the Lee County Fair, rodeos, and the Charcoal Challenge BBQ.


Giddings Golf Course Photo

Giddings Golf Course

Leesure Lanes Bowling Alley Photo

Leesure Lanes Bowling Alley

1900’s Antique Carousel Photo

1900’s Antique Carousel

Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Arena Photo

Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Arena

Lee County Fair & Charcoal Challenge BBQ Photo

Lee County Fair & Charcoal Challenge BBQ

Grimes Street Music Fest Photo

Grimes Street Music Fest

Fireman’s Park Photo

Fireman’s Park

Veterans Park Photo

Veterans Park

Simmang Park and Soccer Fields Photo

Simmang Park and Soccer Fields

Giddings Country Club Photo

Giddings Country Club

Historic Giddings Photo

Historic Giddings

Leesure Lanes Bowling Alley Photo

Leesure Lanes Bowling Alley


Midtown Lee Smith Park Photo

Midtown Lee Smith Park