Things To Do
THE BEST PLACES ARE THE ONES THAT SURPRISE YOU
Go from a quiet afternoon of kayaking to a fist-pumping night of live music, or a walk through the woods to exploring the local shops. Here, you'll find a destination perfectly tailored for any kind of adventure.
LIVE MUSIC & NIGHTLIFE
Any time of year, you’ll find some of the most talked about concerts, performance art shows, festivals and free live music all happening here in The Woodlands. The nightlife is equally eclectic, with everything from swanky rooftop bars and wine lounges to cocktail bars and bustling happy hour spots.
OUTDOORS & RECREATION
The Woodlands was uniquely built as a metropolitan area surrounded by thousands of acres of protected pine forests and two scenic bodies of water. Whether you want to lay in the shade of a tall pine or get active with some outdoor sports, a visit here is far from complete without experiencing the outdoor attractions and beautifully preserved Texas nature.
ARTS & CULTURE
Art in all forms is a huge part of the culture and fabric of The Woodlands. An active arts council and outreach programs enrich the area with festivals and events, educational programs, galleries and free public installations by artists from around the world. Spend some time exploring contemporary gallery exhibits or one of the largest outdoor collections of public art in Texas.
Known regionally for its shopping, a day exploring the retail delights of The Woodlands is definitely time (and money) well spent. Whether you planned your visit with shopping as a focus or not, you’ll find it hard not to be enticed by The Woodlands’ well-established retail destinations. Make a day of it and discover things you never knew you needed, as well as the perfect gifts to take home to friends or family.