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Volunteers Needed for 24th Annual Children’s Festival at The Pavilion Nov. 7-10

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is inviting area residents, corporations, organizations, and students to sign up for a rewarding, one-of-a-kind volunteer experience at the upcoming 24th Annual Children’s Festival presented by ExxonMobil.

On school days – Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8 – volunteers will help escort over 10,000 students and chaperones from their buses to their seats for a free performance at the venue. There is one shift on Thursday and one on Friday, both from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Volunteers will be provided a continental breakfast prior to orientation at 8:30 a.m. each day.

On the weekend – Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10 – volunteers will help with arts and crafts, hat-making, parachute races, kite flying on the hill and more. Volunteers will have access to the Volunteer Hospitality Area where beverages and light snacks will be available. On Saturday, those who volunteer both the morning and then the afternoon shift will be served lunch in between shifts. There are two shifts on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and one on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.




All volunteers must sign an Authorization and Release of Liability Form that is available for download on The Pavilion website. Please note that if a volunteer is under the age 18, a parent and/or guardian must also sign the release form along with the minor’s signature.

Those interested in volunteering can fill out the online form and waiver available at Volunteers can also call 281-364-3010 or email for additional information.




Opened in 1990, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is part of The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides diverse, high-quality performing arts events for the entertainment and enrichment of a broad regional audience. Through numerous educational and community outreach programs, The Pavilion is a catalyst for attracting new audiences to the performing arts and building strong ties between the arts and educational institutions.