The Waterway

The Woodlands Waterway can be considered the lifeblood of the city. It winds through The Township’s center, spilling into Lake Woodlands and connecting all the attractions along its path. We kayak its waters, dine before its edge, and watch the sun set from its banks. This district offers vibrant nightlife, performing arts, dining, hotels, and outdoor green space. 


You’ll find some of the top attractions in The Woodlands along The Waterway. Attend a concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, one of the best amphitheaters in America, and shop till you drop at The Woodlands Mall. Let the kids cool off on the splash pad at The Woodlands Waterway Square, which is also a great starting point to view the many mosaics throughout the city. Rent kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and swan boats at Riva Row Boat House for a peaceful afternoon on the water. Visit the sculptures and attend the many events throughout the year at Town Green Park


Restaurants on The Waterway in The Woodlands run the gamut from seafood and steaks to Mexican and Italian—with some of the best patios in the area. Weekend brunches, daily happy hours, live music, and award-winning chefs bring vibrancy to these dining spots. View the complete list of waterfront dining options here.

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The Woodlands Town Center Trolley runs along The Waterway seven days a week and stops at major visitor areas. The trolley is your free ride to experience all the district’s highlights. Rest easy at the many hotels near The Woodlands Waterway like The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center and The Westin at The Woodlands.

Live Music

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French Wine Dinner

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Library Collection Wine Dinner

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