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Visit The Woodlands Blog

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Our blog includes insider tips for visiting The Woodlands. Here, you can get the scoop on what’s new, the best happy hour spots and more. We share new content weekly so be sure to bookmark this page & check back often for our latest suggestions on how you can make the most of your next trip to The Woodlands!

Amber George
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Amber George

Amber is the Communications Coordinator for Visit The Woodlands. Born and mostly raised in Texas, Amber has called The Woodlands area her home for ten years. As Communications Coordinator, Amber focuses on content creation for the website, e-newsletters, and social media efforts, as well as the Insider's Guide. Some of her favorite things to do in The Woodlands are outdoor activities, listening to live music, and enjoying a meal or happy hour at one of the areas many restaurants.

Songs that Play at the Fountains at Waterway Square

The Fountains at Waterway Square offer synchronized water movement alongside a rotating song playlist. A family-friendly musical selection adds to the already beautiful environment of The Woodlands Waterway. Water, music, and light shows occur every 15 minutes. SHOWTIMES Weekdays: Noon to 2 PM and…

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Tips for Attending The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

As one of the top five art festivals in the world, The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival brings nearly 200 international, national and regional artists to one location. The scenic Woodlands Waterway offers the perfect stage for visiting artists as they greet festival attendees. The annual event…

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Art at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion held its inaugural concert season in 1990. With classical performances and educational events being the primary goal of the performing arts facility. Physical art pieces being on The Pavilion's property were also a major focus of the venue's appearance. With…

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Fun Facts about the Fountains at Waterway Square

The Fountains at Waterway Square is one of the major attractions along The Woodlands Waterway. Visitors often pose in front of the fountain as the remarkable water and light show perform behind them. Entrance to this area is completely free and there are many parking options available nearby…

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Public Art in Market Street

Market Street in The Woodlands is known as a place to enjoy luxury shopping and dining. The lifestyle center often hosts outdoor concerts and art-based events, much like the rest of The Woodlands, the award-winning area of Market Street located in The Woodlands Town Center is also home to a…

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Indoor Activities for Kids

The Woodlands is the perfect retreat for families with children. If you are here when the weather is rainy, cold, or a bit too warm outside, try these indoor activities in The Woodlands. Each of these entertainment options is geared towards children and will help them to keep moving, learning, or…

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Nature in The Woodlands: The Koi Garden

The Koi Garden is nestled in the heart of Town Center (the downtown area of The Woodlands). This calming environment sits right on The Woodlands Waterway across from The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. The Koi Garden is open daily from 8 a.m. to nightfall. Bonus:…

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Coloring The Woodlands From Home

COLOR SCENES OF THE WOODLANDS Are you working from home with kiddos or just need something to brighten your day? Click an image below to download the coloring page. From there, you can print the document or color it digitally! LEARN ABOUT THE WOODLANDS With homeschool, virtual and hybrid learning…

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Guide to Gumbo in The Woodlands

It’s not a stew, it's gumbo and it all starts with the roux. Being a neighbor to Louisiana, in Texas we know a thing or two about a good gumbo! When it comes to gumbo, you can enjoy a variety of proteins inside this creole and Cajun staple. SCHILLECI'S NEW ORLEANS KITCHEN As the only elegant…

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Hotels with Heated Pools

Grab your swimsuit and get ready for year-round fun. Whether you missed out on summer break or are planning a winter vacation to remember, these hotels in The Woodlands are sure to help you to have a splashing good time! Remember, you can check rates and availability at individual hotels by clicking…

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Concert in the Park

April 11, 2021 - April 18, 2021 Northshore Park Read More

Sterling Ridge Artisans & Farmers Market

April 11, 2021 - May 16, 2021 The Colonnade Shopping Center Read More

Sunday Brunch Live Music

April 11, 2021 Avanti Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar Read More

Dancing Under the Stars

April 13, 2021 Market Street Read More