Like many business travelers, I sometimes feel overwhelmed by all of the dining and shopping options at a new destination. Especially when I’m traveling for a convention and free time is at a premium. I hate to think that I’m missing out on a local “must visit” spot because I don’t have the leisure time to explore the area and stumble upon a hidden gem due to my tight schedule. Let our Show Your Badge Program be your guide as you dine, shop and enjoy attractions like a Woodlands Insider!

Perry's Steakhouse

Mini Belgian Waffles at CRU


No matter what you are craving, you will find something to hit the spot from our participating restaurant partners! Some of my favorites are authentic, wood fired Neapolitan style pizza at Sorriso, the delectable Filet Mignon Espetada at Peli Peli South African Kitchen, and any one of the decadent Liege style waffles at Press Waffle Co. Whether your tastes are running from an all-American burger at Shake Shack or a swanky night out at Kirby’s Steakhouse, you will find the perfect match for your budget and your appetite!

Shopping at Market Street


Southern Living Magazine calls The Woodlands “One of America’s Best Shopping Destinations”, and we agree! Shopping in The Woodlands features some of your favorite brands - Kendra Scott, Vineyard Vines, and Michael Kors - and more can be found at Market Street. Or, head to The Woodlands Mall for your favorites with more than 160 shops and restaurants under one roof. Whether you’re in the market for a wardrobe refresh, baubles, home goods, art—you name it—you’ll discover what you’re looking for on our Show Your Badge retailers list!

Como Social Club Happy Hour


After you’ve shopped till you’ve dropped and you have refueled at a local eatery, you deserve some relaxation and fun in your schedule. Check out the live music schedule at Mahoney’s Texish Restaurant & Bar or Baker’s Street Pub and enjoy your favorite beverage while listening to local artists along The Woodlands Waterway. Grab some colleagues and head to Top Golf for a little friendly competition in their state of the art golf facility. Or float the day, and your cares, away with a kayak or Swan Boat rental at the Riva Row Boat House along The Woodlands Waterway.

Swan Boats on The Waterway

Climb among the treetops at Texas TreeVentures


For those that crave adventure, test your skills at Texas Treeventures, the aerial adventure course. The three-level aerial adventure course tests you in a fun environment with 72 challenging elements and is the perfect place to take your family and friends as well as push yourself to new heights! Visit The Woodlands can assist your meeting planner with group reservations, or you can take some “me time” and head out for a solo day of fun!

Business Meetings in The Woodlands


Visit The Woodlands is dedicated to showcasing the best The Woodlands has to offer to our meeting planners and convention attendees. The Show Your Badge program offers a wide variety of discounts and promotions exclusively for convention and large group event attendees with accommodations in any of our 14 hotel properties in The Woodlands. View the full list of current Show Your Badge participants and the discounts they are offering our convention and large group event visitors.

Insider Tip: We're always welcoming new partners to our Show Your Badge program, so be sure to visit our website for the most up to date offers when you arrive for your convention.

Enjoy your time in The Woodlands, we can’t wait to see you!