The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau

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The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau


Why Choose Our Destination?

Located just 30 minutes north of Houston and 15 minutes from George Bush Intercontinental Airport, The Woodlands is situated in a peaceful, natural setting amidst 28,000 acres of forest preserve to create a productive, distraction-free environment. With more than 2,000 guestrooms and 160,000 square feet of meeting and event space, The Woodlands can accommodate gatherings of any size, from intimate board meetings to large conventions and trade shows. Plus, The Woodlands offers the area’s most unique amenities for team building and off-site entertaining. Board kayaks on The Woodlands Waterway®, dine on a Woodlands Waterway Cruiser, host a private event during a concert under the stars at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, or simply unwind to live music in our restaurants, cafes and wine bars. For spouses and traveling companions, The Woodlands presents more than 9 million square feet of shopping, dining and entertainment, accessible by free trolley service or The Woodlands Waterway Cruisers in the Town Center area, along with several intimate neighborhood shopping spots. Championship golf, outdoor art sculptures and more than 200 miles of shady hike-and-bike trails complete The Woodlands experience. Come visit The Woodlands and see for yourself what “The Nature of Exceptional Meetings” is all about. We look forward to hosting your event soon.

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Distance from Airport

  • George Bush Intercontinental Airport

    24.14 km from City Center

  • William P. Hobby Airport

    64.37 km from City Center


Local Attractions

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is a performing arts center located on The Woodlands Waterway. The Pavilion can accommodate 16,500 people and offers 60-70 world class concerts and entertainment events each year. "Pollstar" magazine, the concert industry's leading trade publication, ranked the Pavilion second in its listing of top 100 amphitheaters in the world based on number of tickets sold in 2012. Whether your taste is for contemporary, jazz, or country, you'll find it all here in The Woodlands.
2005 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Waterway Cruisers

Enjoy a relaxing ride in air-conditioned comfort aboard The Woodlands Waterway Cruisers. Whether you are shopping, dining, entertaining business clients, or just taking a cruise along the 1.4 mile long corridor of The Woodlands Waterway, the Waterway Cruiser captains will narrate points of interest along the way. Stops are at The Woodlands Mall, Waterway Square, and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and Town Green Park. The Cruisers run on weekends and holidays, and can be reserved for private group events and dining.
1100 Lake Woodlands Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Golf Courses

The Woodlands offers 7 different golf courses throughout the town. While in The Woodlands, you can enjoy some of the most outstanding golf courses in the country designed by golf legends such as Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Tom Fazio. Here you can enjoy challenging play for all skill levels amid spectacular scenery.

Market Street

This upscale shopping and entertainment destination is home to 90 businesses, 17 restaurants and a Cinemark movie theater. Tiffany & Co. and Texas' only Tommy Bahama Tropical Café & Emporium are among a host of high-end boutiques set in an intimate town square setting. Market Street dining options include the award winning cuisine of Jasper's, Uni Sushi and Cru - A Wine Bar.
9595 Six Pines Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Fountains at Waterway Square

This 120-foot water wall releases a choreographed, night-lit display of dancing columns of water, cascading waterfalls and "boomer" jets shooting water more than five stories high along The Woodlands Waterway. There are numerous restaurants along this section of the Waterway including, Grimaldi's Pizzeria, La Lupita, Yucatan Taco Stand, and Crush Wine Lounge. The Woodlands Convention and Visitors Bureau also produces approximately 30 events in Waterway Square each year.

The Woodlands Mall

The Woodlands Mall offers over 175 stores and restaurants in more than one million square feet teeming with popular retailers including Anthropologie, Banana Republic, Bebe, White House/Black Market, Chico's, Coach, Jos. A Bank Clothier, Michael Kors, and Nordstrom. Its Courtyard Shops include great home furnishings stores such as Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and Williams-Sonoma. The Woodlands Mall is also home to an array of upscale restaurants including Cheesecake Factory, Brio, P.F. Changs, Flemings Steakhouse and more.
1201 Lake Woodlands Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Riva Row Boathouse

Get in a kayak state of mind at the Riva Row Boat House, a beautiful amenity in The Woodlands that's perfect for team-building, communication drills, scavenger hunts, formal kayak training and guided tours. Within walking distance from Market Street and The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, it's a great way to see The Woodlands Waterway.
2101 Riva Row
The Woodlands, TX 77380

Parks and Pathways

The Woodlands is home to a variety of beautiful parks and 200 miles of hike and bike trails. While in town, be sure to check out Town Green Park located in Town Center. Also, be sure to check out Northshore Park for some fun activities everyone in the family could enjoy! All of our parks are rentable for team building activities or event outings!