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Things to Do in The Woodlands This Weekend, May 26-28

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Looking for something to do in The Woodlands area Memorial Day weekend? Find out what’s happening the weekend of May 26-28, including Memorial Day events, a water lantern festival, a food truck festival, and more!

Hello Woodlands Guide Things to Do This Weekend in The Woodlands Area 2023

Friday, May 26, 2023

Live on the Lawn at Market Street

Enjoy live music on the lawn at Central Park in Market Street with Sarah Kelly Music School from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., on Friday nights. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome. Learn More

Glow in the Park

Have you ever wondered how fun a climb would be at night? Take a family night to new heights at Texas TreeVentures, located in Creekside Park, with a 3-hour experience as lights illuminate the course from below offering a totally new perspective! All children (ages 6-12) require an adult (18+) to climb with them one-on-one. Ticket purchase required for all Adult Supervisor climbers. Ages 6-12 availability is only offered on the earliest time slot of each night. Tickets are $60 per person regardless of age. Learn More




Saturday, May 27, 2023

Water Lantern Festival

The Water Lantern Festival offers a stunning launch to summer over Memorial Day Weekend. The memorable evening includes food trucks, live music and the opportunity for guests to design and send off their LED candle-lit lanterns into the City Place main pond, where they will float among hundreds of others in this dazzling display. While free to watch, ticket are required to participate. The event is from 5:30 – 9:30 pm at City Place Plaza, 1250 Lake Plaza Dr, Spring, TX 77389. Learn More

Main Street Memorial Food Truck Mania

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend on Main Street in Old Town Spring with a variety of food trucks, music, games, and giveaways. The event is from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. Learn More

Flashback Funkfest featuring Morris Day and The Time

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presents Flashback Funkfest featuring Morris Day and The Time with Rose Royce, Zapp Band, Confunkshun, Ohio Players and Atlantic Starr starting at 5:00 pm. Learn More

Waterway Nights Summer Series

Enjoy live music by local and regional performers in the picturesque setting of Waterway Square at Waterway Nights. Waterway Square is located at 31 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Coolers, picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are permitted. Glass is prohibited. All entertainment is weather-dependent and subject to change. Concerts are from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Learn More




Sunday, May 28, 2023

Memorial Day in The Woodlands

Celebrate the official start to summer at the annual Memorial Day in The Woodlands festival! The event pays tribute to all military service men and women who lost their lives while serving the United States. The festival features live music, children’s activities, strolling entertainment and more at Town Green Park from 5 to 9 p.m. The evening concludes with a dazzling fireworks display choreographed to a patriotic soundtrack. Concessions will be available for purchase. Learn More

Memorial Day Events

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Memorial Day Events in The Woodlands Area Conroe Fireworks

Forest Therapy

Forest Therapy is a slow and relaxed stroll of approximately 3-hours and a distance of no longer than 1-mile, through a natural environment. During the walk, Gabriela, Forest Therapy Guide, will help you awaken your senses and slow down to be present, away from your worries, and connect to nature. Forest Therapy meets at the Texas TreeVentures Pavilion, and the walk is from 8:00 to 11:00 am. Ages 5+. Learn More




Upcoming Events

15th Annual Memorial Day Event (May 29)

Join Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home and Cemetery at the 15th annual Memorial Day event in honor and celebration of those who have proudly served our country. The day includes a service of remembrance, guest speakers, live music, and complimentary hot dogs, snow cones and refreshments. All are welcome! The event starts at 10:00 am. Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home and Cemetery is located at 18000 I45 S The Woodlands, Texas 77384. Learn More

Alodia Basketball Camps (Starts May 30)

Summer is almost here! Join Alodia Basketball’s trusted and dedicated coaches at the longest running (since 2008!) and highest-rated quality basketball camps in The Woodlands and surrounding areas! Camps start May 30th, with 10 weeks to choose from. Half & full day options are available. Boys and girls; kindergarten – 8th grade (current 2022-2023 school year), will be grouped by age and skill level. Practice the fundamentals & learn new skills, increase player confidence, and make new friends! Alodia has a Woodlands location and a Tomball location. For more information and to register, visit

RISE: Recharge In Summer Enrichment Camp (May 30-July 31)

The Woodlands Christian Academy’s RISE (Recharge In Summer Enrichment) is back for another summer of exciting opportunities for your student! The TWCA staff has created academic, athletic, interest based, and fine arts opportunities during the summer break. TWCA’s specialized offerings are the perfect opportunity for students to recharge, spiritually, intellectually, creatively, physically and socially, with their friends and teachers! Registration is now open! Learn more and Register Here

RISE TWCA Summer Camp

Check back on Hello Woodlands’ Calendar Page and the monthly 31 Things to Do list for more events as they come up!

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