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SUMMER SPLASH: Big Rivers Waterpark in New Caney starting to take shape

Grand Texas adds attraction, outlines construction timeline (Video)

More details have been revealed about Grand Texas, a theme park and sports and entertainment district under development in New Caney, a community in far northeast Houston.

Last November, developer Monty Gallandand the Grand Texas team unveiled the Grand Texas Sports and Entertainment District master plan. At the time, plans called for:

  • The theme park, which will be up to 150 acres
  • A water park, called Big Rivers Water Park, that will sit on 40 acres of land
  • Ballpark of Montgomery County, which will host professional- and independent-league baseball games
  • DownTown Texas, a 450,000-square-foot shopping and restaurant district
  • Montgomery County Event Center, which will have close to 200,000-square-feet of space and will host a professional hockey team
  • Grand Texas Sportsplex, which will have 90 acres of baseball and softball fields
  • At least two hotels and an RV resort in an area called Hospitality Village

The entire project is being developed on more than 600 acres along Interstate 69 and State Highway 242. The land purchase won the Houston Business Journal’s Deal of the Year award in the Hospitality category last year. click here for video & complete story