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Posted on: May 15, 2015



THE WOODLANDS, TX (May 15, 2015) – Enjoy the official start of summer at a two-day celebration of free concerts, fireworks, strolling entertainers and more at “Memorial Day Weekend in The Woodlands,” presented by Wells Fargo and hosted by The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau, May 23 – 24, 2015 from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. in Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive.
Start your weekend getaway on Saturday, May 23 in Town Green Park as Memorial Day Weekend in The Woodlands presents the Motown, disco and old school funk sounds of The Level One Band followed by dazzling fireworks display, weather permitting, over The Woodlands Waterway. Fireworks proudly sponsored by America’s ER Medical Center.

The Memorial Day Weekend celebration returns to Town Green Park on Sunday, May 24 with the popular country sounds of Junior Gordon. Following the concert, the night sky over The Woodlands Waterway once again will light up with a fireworks, weather permitting.

Besides great music, both nights will feature activities including wipe-out inspired inflatables, vendor booths, face painting, balloon art and strolling entertainers. Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

Paid parking is available at the 24 Waterway Parking Garage (corner of Fountain Plaza and Lake Robbins Drive), the Waterway Square Parking Garage (between Fountain Plaza and Woodloch Court) and the surface lots at the corner of Waterway Avenue and Timberloch Place and the corner of Six Pines and Lake Robbins Drive.

Special thanks to the sponsors of Memorial Day Weekend in The Woodlands: Wells Fargo- presenting sponsor, America’s ER Medical Center - fireworks sponsor as well as supporting sponsors, The Woodlands Development Company and The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center.

As always, several hotel options in The Woodlands are available for families looking to celebrate the start of summer with a weekend getaway. Choose The Woodlands Resort with its all-new guestrooms, Forest Oasis Waterscape and Lazy River, The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, the boutique Hyatt Market Street, Hyatt Place and several other properties ideal for vacationing families.

To maximize The Woodlands experience while in town for Memorial Day weekend, check out Riva Row Boat House, a popular destination for those vacationing in The Woodlands. Riva Row Boat House rents single kayaks ($15 for first hour) and tandem kayaks ($20 for the first hour). Both are $5 for each additional hour. The Boat House will be open daily from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., except Wednesdays, from May 18 – August 23, 2015.

For more information on Memorial Day Weekend in The Woodlands, go to or call 281-363-2447. “Like” The Woodlands Convention & Visitors Bureau on Facebook at, “follow” them on Twitter at and Instagram at and “view” them on YouTube

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About The Woodlands
Located just 30 minutes north of Houston, Texas and minutes from George Bush Intercontinental Airport, The Woodlands is the destination for leisure guests, individual business travelers and groups of all sizes. Visitors to The Woodlands and residents of the community enjoy more than eight million square feet of world-class shopping, dining and entertainment options, more than 200 miles of hike-and-bike trails, 124 parks, the 1,700-acre George Mitchell Nature Preserve, the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, kayaking on Lake Woodlands, and taking a cruise on The Woodlands Waterway. The Woodlands features world-class sporting events including the Memorial Hermann Ironman Texas, Insperity Golf Championship and the Nike South Invitational. The Woodlands also is home to more than 1,650 guestrooms in upscale and boutique properties, select service, limited service, conference and convention centers and a resort.

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