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Railroad Depot


The Railroad Depot, Plaza & Gazebo are City owned located at 201 S. Elm Street one block south of FM 2920 and the railroad tracks.  Reservations available for use of Railroad Depot Gazebo and Railroad Depot Plaza.

Park & Facility Reservation Application


  • The Railroad Depot is open to the public on Sundays from 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M.  The Depot contains train memorabilia, original art works, antiques, and a model railroad.  Tours are available on Sundays.  Tours on other days may be arranged for a school class, day care or other groups by calling the City of Tomball at 281-351-5484.



  • The Gazebo was added in the spring of 2009 to the Railroad Depot area. The Centennial Commission has dedicated the Gazebo to the City of Tomball to commemorate the 100th birthday of Tomball.  The gazebo is a great place for a small family picnic, wedding or just for photo opportunities.


  • The Railroad Depot is also open during 2nd Saturday at the Depot, the City’s monthly event featuring music, arts and an outdoor movie each month.  This is good free family entertainment for all ages.  Bring your lawn chairs and picnic baskets.  No glass containers.  Concessions are available.  In case of rain, event will be held at the Tomball Community Center, 221 Market Street.  For more information, please call 281-351-5484.


    • Tomball German Heritage Festival
    • Bunny Run 5 K & Kids 1 K
    • Sam Houston Trail riders
    • Honky Tonk Festival
    • Fall & Spring Art Walk
    • Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival
    • Memorial Day Chili Challenge
    • Blue Grass Festival
    • Bugs (VW), Brew, & Barbecue
    • Tomball German Christmas Market and Christmas on Commerce
    • Click Here for more event information 



The Railroad Depot Plaza also includes a “Walk Tomball” every Saturday starting at 9:00 A.M.  Join in on the fitness, fun, friendship, followed by a 9:00 A.M. coffee stop at a local restaurant.  You can find about 100 people attending this walk every Saturday.  Walk all 5 Saturdays and be eligible to win door prizes. If you are interested in reserving the Railroad Depot Plaza or Railroad Depot Gazebo, please call the Public Works Department for fees and available or just have questions, at 281-290-1400.