Labor Day weekend is a time set aside to spend time with family and friends. From checking out the new swan boats to good old fashioned fireworks fun, there are plenty of great things to do in The Woodlands over Labor Day Weekend.

34th Annual Kids’ Fishing Tournament Creekwood Park in Panther Creek | Saturday, September 1, 2018  | 7 a.m. to Noon 3383 S Panther Creek Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381

Kids love fishing and this annual event in The Woodlands is great for toddlers all the way to 16 year-olds. Held at Creekwood Park in Panther Creek, come early at 7 a.m. to register, fishing begins at 10:30 and all entrants will get a t-shirt, bait and a hot dog lunch all free of charge. This is a great family event where you just show up with a fishing pole and everything else will be provided.

Swan Boats (or Kayaking) for Labor Day Riva Row Boat House | September 1-2, 2018  | 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Last rental out at 7 p.m.) 2101 Riva Row, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Riva Row Boathouse will be open over Labor Day Weekend! Within walking distance from Market Street and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, you can hop on one of the new swan boats that are available for rent. This is a great way to see The Woodlands Waterway! You can also rent a single or double kayak or stand-up paddle board. Life jackets and paddles are provided with all rentals. Kayaks and paddle boards are also available for rent from the Lakes Edge Boat House at Hughes Landing.

The Woodlands Farmer's Market Grogan’s Mill Village Center | Saturday, September 1, 2018  | 8 a.m. to Noon 7 Switchbud Place, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Start your Labor Day weekend off with a trip to The Woodlands Farmer’s Market at Grogan’s Mill. This weekly community event is sponsored by the Grogan’s Mill Village Association. There are 45+ different vendors that rotate stops at the Farmer’s Market (check the complete list here).

During a typical Farmer’s Market stop you can find everything from fresh produce, prepared foods and artisan goods. You can also purchase homemade pasta, wine, juices, kettle corn, seafood, sausage and many other treats. Organizers send out a list the Friday before the event with details on what vendors you can expect to see that week. Or, check the social media page or website for more information.

Labor Day at Waterway Square Waterway Square | Sunday, September 2, 2018  | 4 to 9 p.m. 31 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands, TX 77380

A growing tradition in The Woodlands, Labor Day at Waterway Square is the biggest celebration you’ll find over the holiday weekend. There is be live music, children’s activities, strolling entertainers and, of course, fireworks! The free event has live music performances by Blended Blues at 4 p.m. and Sawdust Road at 4:50 p.m. There’s plenty for the kids too with the The Kid Zone area that features free crafts, face painting and balloon artists as part of the festivities. Fireworks begin around at 8:55 p.m., weather permitting.

Labor Day Weekend Live Music at Hyatt Centric Hyatt Centric | Friday, August 31 and Saturday, September 1, 2018  | 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 9595 Six Pines Dr #1100, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Celebrate Labor Day with live music and great views at Hyatt Centric at Market Street in The Woodlands. A live band will be set up in the upstairs lounge area near the outdoor pool deck. From the balcony and deck area you can see the hustle and bustle of the popular Market Street. They also have great drink specials and yummy appetizers for snacking. Check out other popular Happy Hour spots in Market Street.

Woodlands Resort Labor Day Weekend The Woodlands Resort | Two Night Stay with a 6 p.m. Checkout 2301 N Millbend Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Enjoy a staycation at The Woodlands Resort with waterpark fun. The “Waterpark Wonderland Package” is great for Labor Day Weekend. It includes a two night stay and a 6 p.m. checkout on your last day, along with a $50 dining credit to be used during your stay. Kids will love The Forest Oasis, which features a lazy river and waterpark with a 30-foot tower, a double-helix water slide, waterfall and underwater marine mural. All ages will enjoy Labor Day poolside activities and the new poolside cabanas you can reserve ahead of time. The cabanas feature a TV, refrigerator, ceiling fan and stellar poolside food and beverage service. Call 281-364-6250 to reserve one with your stay.

Cars & Coffee with a Cause Market Street | Sunday, September 2, 2018  | 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380

The Woodlands Car Club (TWCC) meets at Market Street the first Sunday of each month for a fun and creative way to give back to the community. Stop by Market Square and enjoy checking out classic and seriously cool cars. An added bonus: your visit helps support local charities through the “Change for Charities” program which has collected and donated more than $20,000 to local charities since 2008. From Mobike to Trolley stops, check our insiders tips for enjoying Market Street before your visit!

Labor Day Weekend is also a great time for shopping and The Woodlands has just about everything you need! Check our itinerary to make the most out of your shopping trip.