- Isaac Conroe Farmers Market
Held the first Thursday of every month, the market offers produce, food trucks and music. Conroe Founders Plaza, 205 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-588-3316.
- Lone Star 1st Saturday
Held the first Saturday of every month, the market offers produce, crafts and music. Montgomery Community Center, 14420 Liberty St., Montgomery. 936-597-5004.
- The Crighton Theatre
The theater sets the stage for productions by performing arts groups and musicians. 234 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-441-7469. www.crightontheatre.org
- Owen Theatre
The Players Theatre Company presents regular performances throughout the year. 225 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-539-4090. www.owentheatre.com
- Conroe Aquatic Center
Swimmers can visit the Conroe Aquatic Center throughout the year. The center offers indoor lap swimming, and starting in May, the facility also offers recreational amenities for all ages, including a leisure pool, an interactive play structure and classes.
1205 Candy Cane Lane, Conroe. 936-522-3930. www.cityofconroe.org
- Oscar Johnson Jr. Community Center Pool
The Oscar Johnson Community Center is open from June to August. The seasonal pool features a graduated entry pool, a mushroom spray and a water slide. 100 Park Place, Conroe. 936-522-3960.
- Conroe Family YMCA
The Conroe Family YMCA offers an outdoor recreational pool with lap lanes that opens March 1, as well as a fun pool for children that opens Memorial Day. The facility also offers a variety of amenities, including group classes, a child watch program, gymnasium and sports courts.
10245 Owen Drive, Conroe.
- Pacific Yard House
Pacific Yard House operates as a full-service restaurant and music venue in downtown Conroe. Patrons can listen to live music and watch dueling piano performances. 101 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-703-5447.
- The Red Brick Tavern
Located in downtown Conroe, the Red Brick Tavern delivers live music to the community most days, upscale comfort food and a full bar featuring craft beer selections. 119 Simonton St., Conroe. 936-539-2000.
- Papa’s On the Lake
The family-owned restaurant is located on Lake Conroe and features live music during the summer months. The business also offers boat docks for customers. 14632 Hwy. 105 W., Montgomery. 936-447-2500.
- Rent a paddleboard
The Lake Conroe area boasts a plethora of paddleboard rental opportunities, including 3rd Coast Paddle Boards, North Lake Conroe Paddling Co. and 1097 Watersports, which is set to open in April. Rent a board or go on a guided group paddle around the lake with 3rd Coast Paddle Boards. 15264 Hwy. 105 W., Montgomery. 936-228-8282.
- Grab a group to pedal the lake
Lakegoers can enjoy a two- or three-hour tour where they can leisurely pedal around Lake Conroe on a 25-foot, pontoon-style cycleboat. Cycleboats features 10 pedal stations, five nonpedal seats, a galley bar and a canopy. The pontoons can be rented from Dryft Cycleboats in the Waterpoint Marina by phone or booking online. Waterpoint Marina, 15264 Hwy. 105 W., Montgomery. 1-800-835-0495.
- Kasmiersky Park
This 10-acre park offers various amenities, such as an off-leash area, water faucets and a dog bathing station. 889 Old Magnolia Road, Conroe. 936-522-3842.
- Wiggins Village Park
An 8-acre park serves as a spacious, off-leash dog park. The park offers a water hose and mutt mitts but no public restrooms. 565 Bryant Road, Conroe. 936-522-3842. www.cityofconroe.org