The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is also known as The Pavilion or The Woodlands Pavilion. It is a world-class amphitheater with a capacity of 16,500. Why You Should Go: When looking for favorite things to do in The Woodlands at night, head to this spectacular open-air amphitheater to watch a captivating live show. It sits in a beautifully manicured landscape, featuring grassy lawns, towering trees, and many other pretty features. This tourist hotspot welcomed internationally famous acts like Brad Paisley, Maroon 5, Pitbull, the Jonas Brothers, and tons more. What to Do: Prepare to be amazed as you and your companions watch an enthralling live performance at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion.
Depending on what they have lined up, grab the chance to watch symphony orchestras, concerts, operas, and so much more. They want to give everyone a chance to experience The Arts, because we’ve seen first-hand how important the arts can be to kids, families and communities. The Pavilion is owned and operated by The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, a 501(c)3 non-profit. With profits we receive from our biggest shows (think rock, pop, rap and country) and a whole bunch of generous donation efforts, The Pavilion is able to provide a wide array of performing arts shows and opportunities to our community.
More than anything, we want to make sure the arts are accessible to everyone. To us, that means putting on awesome shows that people want to come to, giving young artists the opportunity to hone their talents and perform in front of live audiences, introducing new audiences to classical art forms (for free) and educating the next generation about the arts. We believe the arts are a consistent light into the best parts of the human experience. Here’s how we’re making the arts more accessible to. Enjoy a fist-pumping night of live music at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, consistently ranked as one of the “Top 10 Outdoor Amphitheaters in the World,” according to Pollstar magazine. The long list of past performers here includes Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews Band, Ozzy Osbourne, Jack Johnson, Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Kenny Chesney. You can also catch performances by the Houston Symphony, Houston Ballet, Houston Grand Opera and Texas Music Festival Orchestra here.