Annual Events and Festivals

Use this page to plan special offers or know when to expect an increase of visitors to the area.

Annual Events and Festivals

MAJOR EVENTS IN THE WOODLANDS

As host to a world-class arts festival, a well-known triathlon, and home of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, The Woodlands is the proud location to many award-winning events and festivals. Use this page to plan special offers and rates around these events, and know when to expect increased visitor traffic in the area.

If your business is interested in creating a special offer surrounding an upcoming event, please submit it through the Partner Login or connect with our Tourism Specialist.

Arts & Culture

The Woodlands art and culture scene is one of the main reasons visitors travel from all across the globe to spend their vacations here. Along with a large public art collection, the award-winning Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion (consistently ranked as one of the Top 10 Outdoor Amphitheaters) both bring visitors to The Woodlands each year!

Sporting

The Woodlands is a popular place for races and competitions of all kinds. From annual marathons and triathlons to soccer and golf tournaments, each of the world-class sports venues available make The Woodlands a desired host city for many.

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Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Texas

Memorial Hermann IRONMAN is typically held in April. For 2021 it has been moved to October.

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10 for Texas

10 for Texas is held each fall in September or October.

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The Woodlands Marathon

The Woodlands Marathon occurs each March.

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COPA Rayados

This soccer tournament occurs over Thanksgiving weekend.

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Annual Festivals

The Woodlands offers several family-friendly celebrations and festivals throughout the year. From celebrating Patriotic holidays to kicking off the magic of the holiday season, fireworks light up the night sky and top off these annual events for a most memorable experience.

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Memorial Day

Held annually the Sunday before Memorial Day in May.

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Fourth of July

Multiple events are held during the Fourth of July holiday.

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Labor Day

Held the Sunday before Labor Day in September.

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Lighting of The Doves

Held in November, this event kicks off the holiday season.

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Food and Dining

From Wine and Food Week to Restaurant Weeks and Taste of the Town, The Woodlands is a foodie's paradise several times throughout the year.

ALL EVENTS

Take a look at our entire Events Calendar and see all of the fantastic events and festivals coming up in The Woodlands!

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LAURA HACES, CTA Tourism Specialist

Laura works within the Tourism Department to promote The Woodlands to international travelers and leisure group markets such as weddings and family reunions. She is responsible for managing strategic partnerships for Visit The Woodlands including the Visitor Services program at Market Street and the Around Houston Partnership.