Bigfoot, horses and live music: 5 things to do in the Lake Conroe area this Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27


With school winding down, there are plenty of summertime activities to enjoy in the Lake Conroe area, from lakeside karaoke to a movie under the stars.

Here are five things to do this Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27.

1. Honor the military
May 24-27

The Edge Lakeside Restaurant & Bar will host a Memorial Day celebration by the lake with burgers, hot dogs and specialty cocktails. There will be live music Friday and karaoke Saturday. All veterans will receive a discount. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Free (entry). 15659 Marina Drive, Montgomery. 936-703-5041.

2. Hunt for Bigfoot
May 25

B-52 Brewing and Visit Conroe are hosting a crawfish boil followed by a hide-and-seek-style hunt for Bigfoot through B-52’s wooded biergarten. Noon-4 p.m. Free (entry). 12470 Milroy Lane, Conroe. 936-447-4677.

3. Party with your pets
May 25

Local animal rescue service Operation Pets Alive is hosting a fajita cookoff featuring food trucks, live music, pet adoptions, a pet costume contest, artisan vendors and more. All furry friends are welcome as well. 1-7 p.m. Free (entry). Heritage Park, 500 Collins St., Conroe. 936-522-3842.

4. Catch a movie
May 25

Historic Montgomery is continuing its Cinema Under the Stars series with a showing of “Back to the Future,” inviting the community to bring lawn chairs and enjoy a movie on the lawn of the Community Building. 8:15 p.m. Free. Community Building, FM 149 and College St., Montgomery. 936-597-6434.

5. Hangout with horses
May 25

Take the kids outside to meet horses, play games and watch a movie at the Horse of Course Stables’ Kids Night Out Party. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $25, $20 for each additional child. 12436 Brooks Road, Conroe. 717-222-4379.

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Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now covers the Conroe Independent School District, Montgomery City Council and transportation.
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