The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion ranks No. 3 outdoor amphitheater in the world

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands is ranked third out of the top 100 amphitheaters in the world, Pavilion officials announced in a news release Dec. 18.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands is ranked third out of the top 100 amphitheaters in the world, Pavilion officials announced in a news release Dec. 18.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands is ranked third out of the top 100 amphitheaters in the world, Pavilion officials announced in a news release Dec. 18.

The rankings, released by Pollstar, are based on the venue’s total ticket sales in 2018. According to the release, the Pavilion sold 467,620 concert tickets between Nov. 23, 2017 and Nov. 21, 2018. The venue hosted 16 sold-out concerts during the 2018 season.

“The Pavilion had an incredible 29th season of providing world-class entertainment to The Woodlands and beyond,” Pavilion President and CEO Jerry MacDonald said in a statement. “We are fortunate to work with our dedicated partner Live Nation, the No. 1 concert promoter in the world and for our supportive community and world-class staff. We are looking forward to an even better season in 2019 as we celebrate our 30th season.”

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion placed just behind the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey and the Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center in Noblesville, Indiana, which ranked second and first, respectively.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is a nonprofit organization and performing arts facility that opened in April 1990 at 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. The venue presents between 50-65 performing arts events, educational outreach programs and contemporary entertainment annually between March and December.

For more information about the Pavilion’s 2019 season, click here.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.