For only the second time in 23 years, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion rings in the holidays with a heartwarming celebration that features the sounds of the season at Holly Jolly Symphony Spectacular. Join us Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. as The Pavilion is magically transformed into a Winter Wonderland complete with snow!

Tickets are $15 for orchestra seating. Mezzanine and lawn seating are free courtesy of Woodforest National Bank and KPMG, LLP. Tickets are not required for free seating. Gates open at 6 p.m.

The evening’s musical holiday merriment features the Houston Symphony performing holiday classics and popular tunes conducted by Robert Franz. Warm your spirit with joyful sounds of songs such as “A Christmas Festival,” Suite from “The Nutcracker,” a Christmas Pops Sing-Along, Suite from “The Snow Maiden,” “A Hanukkah Overture,” “Sleigh Ride” and more. Westside High School’s Inertia Dance Company joins the symphony performing

to “Toot, Toot, Tootie, Toot” and “Sugar Rum Cherry” from “The Nutcracker,” as well as to “Dance of the Buffoons” from “The Snow Maiden.”

The North Plaza feels more like the North Pole as it’s all decked out for holiday fun. Starting at 6 p.m., guests can visit with Santa and Frosty, make arts and crafts, play in the snow, listen to carolers sing and much more. The snow is sponsored by Hubbell & Hudson. All aboard for a ride on the Candy Cane Express for a merry good time starting at 5:30 p.m. in the Gold Lot.

The North Plaza is sponsored by Fidelity Investments, Market Street—The Woodlands, Renewal by Andersen and Century 21 Realty Partners. Plaza activities also feature The Pavilion Partners, Woodforest National Bank, Montgomery County Food Bank, The Woodlands College Park High School Orchestra, Shen Yun and Audi of America, official automobile of The Pavilion.

Preferred parking is available in the on-site Town Center Garage, located along Six Pines Drive.  Parking is $5 per vehicle for this and most performing arts events. Tickets for on-site parking can be purchased in advance at all Ticketmaster locations and The Pavilion Box Office. Guests also may park in any of the five free parking lots on the southwest side of The Pavilion. The free, color-coded lots are connected to The Pavilion by corresponding pathways with signs leading across The Waterway.

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion's 2012 Performing Arts Season is presented by The Woodlands Development Company and sponsored by Audi of America, official automobile of The Pavilion, The Pavilion Partners, The Wortham Foundation and United Airlines, official airline of The Pavilion. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion acknowledges the financial support of The Woodlands Township that is generated by the Event Admissions Tax for its performing arts and educational outreach programs.

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The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is part of The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization that provides diverse, high-quality performing arts events for the entertainment and enrichment of a broad regional audience. Through numerous educational and community outreach programs, The Center is a catalyst for attracting new audiences to the performing arts and building strong ties between the arts and educational institutions.


Performing Arts Season Generously Sponsored By

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Sponsors | Live Nation Sponsors / Huntsman Sponsors | Pepsi Sponsors | Woodforest Naitonal Bank Sponsors | Xfinity Sponsors | Citi Sponsors | Bud Light Sponsors | Saint Arnold Brewing Company Sponsors | Nissan