Independence Day is just around the corner. Have you scouted out your plans yet to celebrate freedom with family and friends? The Woodlands Hills® is an ideal location as residents have quick access to activities in Conroe and Willis and southbound in The Woodlands®. Both destinations are just a few minutes away.

 

CONROE & WILLIS:

  • Burn Your Buns Charity Bike Ride, benefiting Bridgewood Farms

Thursday, July 4, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Bridgewood Farms, 11680 Rose Road, Conroe  

Cyclists of all levels take the streets through Conroe and Willis. Seasoned cyclists or anyone looking for a challenge ride the 20, 31 or 62-mile course. For more information, visit www.BridgewoodFarms.org.

  • 4th of July Cruise

Thursday, July 4, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, 7035 Kingston Cove Lane, Willis, Texas

Family specialty three-hour cruise with three-course dinner. For reservations and price, visit www.southernempress.com.

  • GARDEN BROS CIRCUS The Most Epic Show on Earth!

Thursday, July 4, 1:30 – 4:30 PM, Lone Star Convention Center

The show is packed with breathtaking special effects, concert-style sound and lighting and 3 RINGS bursting with excitement. Featuring “The Largest Elephant on Earth”, six motorcycles in the Sphere of Fear, racing camels performing with the largest and smallest horses on Earth, Kids Fun Zone and more. For tickets and admission price, visit https://www.gardenbroscircus.com/.

 

THE WOODLANDS:

  • Star-Spangled Salute

Wednesday, July 3, 8:00 PM, gates open at 6:30 PM, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

The patriotic event kicks off on Independence Eve with the traditional Star-Spangled Salute concert performed by Houston Symphony. Led by conductor Steven Reineke, the concert features a selection of patriotic favorites, American Classics, sing-alongs, and of course, Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” complete with cannons from atop the hill. Free and open to the public, The Howard Hughes Corporation® is proud to be the major sponsor of this patriotic concert since its inception. For information, visit https://www.woodlandscenter.org/events-performing-arts/featured/2019/hso-star-spangled-salute.

  • South County Fourth of July Parade

Thursday, July 4, 9:00 AM, The Woodlands Town Center

The South County Fourth of July Parade rolls out with the theme, “United We Stand”. The 1.3-mile parade features marching bands, fire engines, clowns, horses and floats. It begins and ends at The Woodlands United Methodist Church. A tent will be set up in front of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion for senior citizens and the physically challenged for relief from the summer heat.

  • Red, Hot and Blue Festival & Fireworks Extravaganza

Thursday, July 4, 6:00 -10:00 PM, The Woodlands 

The Red, Hot and Blue Festival’s celebration in The Woodlands will feature children’s activities, live music and great food, culminating with an 18-minute Fireworks Extravaganza that will launch at four locations at approximately 9:30 pm. For more information, visit https://visitthewoodlands.com/event/fourth-of-july/.

 

There is also home sweet home in The Woodlands Hills where residents can take their family to the new Activity Center and chill by the pool and lazy river, take in some tennis or enjoy the park. Whatever your desire, enjoy a safe and Happy 4th of July!

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