Several events are planned in The Woodlands area throughout late June and July, including Independence Day celebrations and movies on a mall lawn. This list is not comprehensive.

Movies on the Lawn

The Woodlands Mall holds family-friendly movie nights on the lawn located in the outdoor lifestyle area near Barnes & Noble. This movie night will present “Lilo and Stitch,” the Walt Disney film about a young girl's close encounter with the galaxy's most wanted extraterrestrial. The event will feature treats from North Italia.Wills & Whiskey in The Woodlands

This seminar is designed to help the community learn about estate planning. Attendees can learn how to protect themselves, loved ones and assets while drinking whiskey.Bloomin' Crazy for Quilts

Presented by The Woodlands Area Quilt Guild, Bloomin' Crazy for Quilts will feature 255 quilts ranging in size from baby quilts to king-size quilts, including traditional to modern-style art quilts. The event will also feature quilts created to honor the guild’s 30th anniversary along with an exhibit and silent auction featuring quilts and other items handmade by members, mini-quilts for charity and 30 vendors offering both quilting and nonquilting items.
  • June 21, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; June 22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • $10 (admission), free (guest under age 18)
  • LoneStar Expo and Convention Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe

The Woodlands Township’s Environmental Services department will hold an event featuring a biology display, including butterflies and plants that can be observed through a microscope. Experts will be on hand to help with nature observations.Golden Hour Gardening

Author, landscape designer and Woodland’s resident Cherie Foster Colburn will share her expertise on gardening.Author Visit with Meena Julapalli

The Woodlands Children's Museum will hold an author visit with Meena Julapalli who will read “Listen to the Song in My Heart.” The event will be followed by a book signing, and meet and greet.Fourth of July in The Woodlands

Celebrate Independence Day with the annual Star-Spangled Salute, a free concert at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion that features the Houston Symphony performing a selection of patriotic favorites.Fourth of July Parade

The annual South County Fourth of July Parade features a 1.3-mile parade around The Woodlands with marching bands, fire engines, clowns and floats. The parade will start and end at The Woodlands Methodist Church.Red, Hot & Pool

In honor of Independence Day, The Woodlands Township continues its festivities with a swimming event in which pools will be decorated with patriotic decorations. Activities and refreshments will also be available for attendees to enjoy.27th Annual Red, Hot & Blue Festival and Fireworks Extravaganza

The Woodlands Township wraps up its Fourth of July activities with an event held at multiple locations. The event will feature food, live music and family activities, and will end with a fireworks display. The Hughes Landing location will have minimal visibility due to trees; however, attendees can enjoy fireworks from the Waterway Square and Rob Fleming Park.
  • July 4, 6 p.m.
  • Free (admission)
  • Waterway Square, 31 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands
  • Hughes Landing, 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd., The Woodlands
  • Rob Fleming Park, 6055 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands
‘How to Train a Dragon’

The Woodlands Mall is presenting “How to Train a Dragon” about a teenager from the island of Berk, where fighting dragons is a way of life. This movie night will feature treats from Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar.'The Wizard of Oz'

Class Act Productions is presenting “The Wizard of Oz,” based on the classic motion picture owned by Turner Entertainment Co. The film follows a Kansas farm girl who travels over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home.
  • July 11-12, 7:30 p.m.; July 13, 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; July 14, 2:30 p.m.; July 18-19, 7:30 p.m.; July 20, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m.; July 21, 2:30 p.m.
  • $22-$32 (admission)
  • 25275 Budde Road, Ste. 27, The Woodlands