Meadows Center to host 'Merry at Meadows' holiday boat tours

Posted by Jayme Blaschke
Office of Media Relations
November 10, 2017

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University will host a series of Merry at Meadows holiday glass-bottom boat tours beginning November 22.

Guests will be able to enjoy the lights and sounds of the season on a 45-minute holiday-themed tour at Spring Lake.

“This event offers a wonderful change of pace from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season,” Education Manager Sonja Mlenar said.

The holiday tours begin at 5 p.m. and will feature a spectacular display of festive lights setup throughout The Meadows Center. Complimentary cookies and hot beverages will be provided.

Merry at Meadows tours will run through December 30. Advance registration is required. Tickets are $14 per person. Children under 3 ride free. To register, visit

About The Meadows Center

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University was named following a generous gift from The Meadows Foundation in August 2012. The Meadows Center inspires research, innovation and leadership that ensures clean, abundant water for the environment and all humanity, and is led by Executive Director Andrew Sansom, Ph.D.

About Texas State University

Founded in 1899, Texas State University is among the largest universities in Texas with an enrollment of 38,694 students on campuses in San Marcos and Round Rock. Texas State’s 181,000-plus alumni are a powerful force in serving the economic workforce needs of Texas and throughout the world. Designated an Emerging Research University by the State of Texas, Texas State is classified under “Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity,” the second-highest designation for research institutions under the Carnegie classification system.