Indoor and outdoor entertainment are plentiful in Conroe. Watch a movie at one of two theaters, be delighted by the local symphony or browse an art gallery or museum. Then, get outside and head to Lake Conroe, a popular destination providing endless hours of outdoor entertainment. The Sam Houston National Forest and W.G. Jones State Forest provide access to the outdoors and miles of hiking and biking trails.

Conroe is a certified Texas Music Friendly community and a certified Film Friendly Texas community. During the summer, parks are full with events like movies in the park and outdoor concerts that happen monthly from April through October. And festivals are so popular that they attract people regionally, making Conroe an entertainment destination throughout the year.

Fairs, Festivals and Events

The Conroe area hosts a wide variety of traditional and unique festivals, fairs and events throughout the year. Many of these events will bring you together with the Conroe family for fun and entertainment, including the Montgomery County Fair and Rodeo, Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival, Texas Renaissance Festival and more. For a complete, up-to-date list of events, you can check out the Visit Conroe event calendar or visit the Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival or the Montgomery County Fair Association.

Each fall, Montgomery County steps back in time as home to the immensely popular Texas Renaissance Festival, depicting the life and times of King Henry VIII. The festival runs from October to November each year and hosts an abundance of entertainment and camping and can be used as a wedding venue. For more information, visit Texas Renaissance Festival.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, located in Montgomery County, is an outdoor amphitheater that provides our county and the Greater Houston Region with an array of performing arts and contemporary entertainment in a setting of unparalleled beauty. The Pavilion presents approximately 75 events annually, ranging in style from rock to classical, jazz to country, and modern opera to contemporary American Ballet.

Professional Sports

Let’s hear it for the home teams! You can cheer on these teams all within a one-hour drive south of Conroe:

  • Houston Astros (MLB)
  • Houston Texans (NFL)
  • Houston Rockets (NBA)
  • Houston Dynamo (MLS)
  • Houston Dash (NWSL)