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Things to Do in The Woodlands This Weekend, May 5-7

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Looking for something to do in The Woodlands area this weekend? Find out what’s happening the weekend of May 5-7, including Cinco de Mayo celebrations, the Montgomery County Food Bank Outrun Hunger 5k, the Rotary Club crawfish boil, the Woodforest Bank TRI, and more!

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

Friday, May 5, 2023

Jewels at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

The Houston Ballet presents George Balanchine’s Jewels, three distinct works creating a unified evening of dance, often hailed as the first plotless full-length ballet. With Boni’s Dance Studio performing in the plazas beforehand, free lawn and mezzanine seating and The Pavilion’s family-friendly environment, this is the perfect opportunity to introduce your kids to the dazzling world of Ballet! Learn more at

Cinco de Mayo Golf Tournament

The Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the US Mexico Chamber of Commerce – Houston/The Woodlands/Gulf Coast to join forces on Cinco de Mayo for the Tacos, Tequilas, and Tees golf tournament. Get your team together and sign up today! The tournament is anticipated to sell out. There are only 144 player slots (36 teams). Time: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm. Address: River Plantation Golf Club, 550 Country Club Drive, Conroe, TX 77302. Learn More

Montgomery County Hispanic Chamber Cinco de Mayo Golf Tournament

Postino Pops the Top with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands (May 1-15)

In celebration of its opening in The Woodlands, Postino is popping the top and supporting Memorial Hermann The Woodlands with a two-week fundraiser. Starting Monday, May 1 to Monday, May 15, the neighborhood wine bar will donate $1 for every board sold, from their mix-and-match bruschetta boards to their shareable charcuterie boards. To make things sweeter, Postino will also offer a complimentary glass of bubbles to every guest who dines at the Woodlands location during the two-week period.   Postino in The Woodlands is located at 2025 Hughes Landing Blvd Suite 1100, The Woodlands, TX, 77381. Learn more at

Photo by Marco Torres/@MarcoFromHouston

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at one of these many events taking place in The Woodlands area:

Hello Woodlands Guide to Cinco de Mayo Events in The Woodlands

Memorial Hermann-GoHealth Urgent Care Ribbon Cutting

Join us on Friday, May 5 from 9-11 a.m at The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and Open House for Memorial Hermann-GoHealth Urgent Care in Market Street located at 9595 Six Pines Drive Suite 1400, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Register at

Memorial Hermann-Go Health Urgent Care is urgent care you can trust, treating adults and children 6 months and older for conditions that are not life-threatening. Open 365 days a year, including evenings, weekends & holidays. Save your spot online or just walk in. In-network with many major insurance plans.
Easy access from anywhere in TX with Virtual Urgent Care Visits!

Children’s Book Week (May 2-5)

For the last day of celebrations of Children’s Book Week on May 5th, The Woodlands Children’s Museum presents Fairy Tale Friday with several fairy tale themed events throughout the day. Learn More

Women of Distinction Luncheon

For more than 30 years, nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County have come together annually to honor one of their shining volunteers. It is their dedication, humility and tireless effort to serve others and our community that makes these women stand out as a Woman of Distinction. This Cinco de Mayo-themed luncheon is a special, dynamic way to honor her! The luncheon is held from 11am to 1pm at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center. Learn More

Live on the Lawn

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

Family BINGO Night

Bring your family and friends to the Township’s fun-filled monthly BINGO night ! Prizes awarded for a good BINGO. Pre-registration required. Fee: $5 per person. Family BINGO Night is held at The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Learn More

Starlight Swan Rides

Enjoy a spectacular Friday evening on the upper level of The Woodlands Waterway! Cruise in the comfort of a swan pedal boat while you take in the sights and sounds of nighttime on The Waterway. The Starlight Swan Ride is from 8:30 - 9:30 p.m. and departs from Riva Row Boat House. Pre-registration required. Swan boats fit up to four people; adults must be present. Learn More

Dean Dillon

Dosey Doe – The Big Barn presents Dean Dillon live onstage at 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Ticket price includes three course meal. Learn More




Saturday, May 6, 2023

Texas Crawfish & Cornhole Festival 

The Rotary Club of The Woodlands’ 6th Annual Texas Crawfish & Cornhole Festival is a fun day of food and entertainment for the whole family. Free admission! The festival will be at Rob Fleming Park from noon to 4:00 p.m. with a range of family-friendly activities such as free kids face painting, balloon animals, and bounce houses, DJ, and compete in this year’s cornhole competition. Tickets can be purchased for delicious crawfish and alcoholic/nonalcoholic drinks. Every dollar raised will go towards local high school and Lone Star scholarships, and Rotary House. Purchase tickets and learn more at

The Woodforest Bank TRI

The Woodforest Bank TRI offers a beginner-friendly atmosphere, first-rate race management and scenic courses. The annual race is a USA Triathlon (USAT) sanctioned event and will feature a field of 800 participants ranging from beginners to nationally ranked triathletes. The event culminates with a festive awards party featuring live music, great food, beverages and more! Learn More. Get the Traffic Impact here:

Fired Up Tours – Indian Springs

Experience the lights and sirens of public safety equipment, greet first responders, tour the fire station, explore a fire truck, and a police vehicle, and learn more about Neighborhood Services and National Night Out! The Indian Springs Fired Up Tour will be held at The Woodlands Fire Department Station 8, 11800 Gosling Rd., from 10:00 am to noon. Learn More

The Alden Glen Community Involvement Day

Community Involvement Days are FREE events designed to provide residents valuable information regarding property maintenance, crime prevention, safety, mosquito control and other community services.  Staff from The Woodlands Township Covenant Administration, Neighborhood Services & other Departments will be in attendance, as well as staff from The Woodlands Fire Department and Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department. Giveaways and refreshments will be provided. The event will take place at Alden Place Park, 10 Alden Glen Dr. from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Learn More

Fiesta de Mexico

Join The Woodlands Children’s Museum’s celebration of Cinco de Mayo on Saturday, May 6th from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. Enjoy Fiesta de Mexico with Senorita Margarita as she shares Latin culture through dance, storytelling, puppets, and marionette performances at 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, and 1:30pm. Learn More

Pollinator and Bug Scavenger Hunt

Search for and learn about common pollinators and bugs using a trail map, scavenger hunt, and educational signage. The Pollinator and Bug Scavenger Hunt starts at 11:00 a.m. at the Rob Fleming Recreation Center Tree House #1. Ages 4+. Learn More

The Woodlands Chorale Spring Concert: The Sacred Veil

The Woodlands Chorale’s Spring concert, The Sacred Veil, features the music of Mozart, Whitacre, and Gjeilo. The concert will be held at Christ Church United Methodist, 6363 Research Forest Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381, beginning at 7:00 pm. Learn More




Sunday, May 7, 2023

Outrun Hunger 5k Run/Walk & 1k Color Dash

The Outrun Hunger 5k Run/Walk & 1k Color Dash benefits the Montgomery County Food Bank. Choose from the timed 5k Trail or the 1k Color Run! The event will be held from noon to 3:00 p.m. at The Lake House at Grand Central Park, 1039 Lake House Dr, Conroe, TX 77304. Your registration fee provides up to 200 meals for those facing hunger. Learn more and register today here.

2023 Outrun Hunger Montgomery County Food Bank

Dog Adoption Event at Scooter’s Coffee

Come meet and greet furry friends looking for their furever home at the Dog Adoption Event on Sunday, May 7 from 12 to 3 p.m. at Scooter’s Coffee, 26551 Kuykendahl Road, The Woodlands, TX 77375. Learn more about Scooter’s Coffee and view locations at

CAMO is a 501c3 nonprofit animal rescue group devoted to rescuing dogs from high kill shelters and the streets. Learn more at

Santana: Miraculous Supernatural Tour

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presents Santana: Miraculous Supernatural Tour live onstage at 7:00 pm. Gates open at 5:30 pm. Learn More

Cars & Coffee for a Cause

The Woodlands Car Club (TWCC) enthusiasts gather at Market Street the first Sunday of each month from 6:30-10:00 am to provide a morning gathering to show off special vehicles within the car community, be a supportive partner with Market Street and the local community, share information about needful non-profit organizations in Montgomery County, and to give back monetarily as well. TWCC collects coins/change to donate to the Market Street “Change for Charities” program that will benefit non-profit organizations in Montgomery County. Learn More

Oak Ridge Boys

Dosey Doe – The Big Barn presents the Oak Ridge Boys live onstage at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Ticket price includes three course meal. Learn More




Plan Ahead: Upcoming Events

Mother’s Day Brunch at Margaritaville Lake Conroe (May 14)

Treat mom to a meal in paradise this Mother’s Day at Mother’s Day Brunch at Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake Conroe! They’re serving up springtime favorites curated with moms in mind, including: Roasted Tomato and Feta Mini Frittatas, Garlic Crusted Tenderloin with a Red Wine Demi Glaze, a Bloody Mary and Bubbly Bar, and so much more. Complimentary valet parking will be available at Conference Center entrance. Reservations are highly recommended, as they fully anticipate to sell out again this year. Brunch is from 10:30 a.m – 3:30 p.m. Learn more and make a reservation today at

Mother's Day Brunch 2023

Montgomery County Go Red For Women Luncheon (May 19)

Join us for the Montgomery County Go Red For Women Luncheon on Friday, May 19, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott & Convention Center! The Go Red for Women experience continues to be the cornerstone of the Go Red for Women movement in local communities. This empowering gathering focuses on preventing heart disease and stroke, shares stories of people impacted by this issue and raises critically needed funds to support research and education initiatives. Learn more and purchase tickets here.

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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