2011 Labor Day Event in the Woodlands, Texas

Tuesday, September 5, 1882 marks the first time that Labor Day was ever celebrated. At the time, the event took place only in New York City. Labor Day, now celebrated the first Monday of every September, is now a national holiday that celebrates the social and economic advancements of American workers. The Woodlands, Texas is no exception. The family-friendly community will be hosting Labor Day Live on Labor Day weekend.

Labor Day Live is a two-day event to take place Saturday, September 3 and Sunday, September 4 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Each night will feature two different bands. There is a little something for everyone at this event.

Saturday, September 3 will feature Little Queen Band, from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM and Cold Shot from 7:35 PM – 9:00 PM. Each band plays a variety of pop and dance music.

Sunday, September 4 offers a different feel, featuring Nigel Edison Band from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, an acoustic, easy-listening band. Then Fidelity Maxx, a funk band, performs from 7:35 PM – 9:00 PM to finish out the event.

The bands playing are family-friendly, and children have not been forgotten during this time. Balloon artists and face painters will be available to help keep children entertained each night. The water wall and fountains that light up and jet up to 75 feet into the air are also sure to delight young and old alike as they dance to the music.

There is no cost to enjoy Labor Day Live thanks to its sponsors: The Woodlands Development Company, Bud Light, Kroger, The Woodlands Resort, St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital, Kyle Sherburne-State Farm Insurance, and The University of Phoenix. Coolers, blankets and chairs are welcome. No alcoholic beverages are allowed. Free and paid parking are available at various places near Waterway Square.

Labor Day Live takes place at Waterway Square located at 31 Waterway Square Place, just across from The Woodlands Mall.

Don’t forget to take advantage of the fabulous shopping at The Woodlands Mall, Market Street, and the many independent boutiques in the area or at one of the many restaurants in the area. The Waterway Trolley offers free transportation around The Woodlands downtown area. For out of town guests, there are many hotels in The Woodlands of every price range and taste-from big chains to the small boutique hotel.

For more information, including a list of parking areas, visit http://www.thewoodlandscvb.com and click on “Labor Day Event”, email [email protected] or call 281-363-2447.

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