Autumn Festivals You’ll Fall For
October 06, 2021
We love autumn in Woodforest. The trees are gorgeous, the air is crisp and fall festivals are just minutes away. Here’s a list of our favorite places to hang out in October. Check them out with your family.
P-6 Farms Fall Festival
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. & Sun., through Nov. 7
$19.95 ages 3 and up
P-6 Farms is serving up Texas-sized fun on the farm with u-pick flower fields, photo opportunities, pumpkin house, corn maze, vintage rides, pig and mini horse races, farm animals and more!
Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival
6 p.m.-midnight Fri., Oct. 8; 11 a.m.-midnight Sat., Oct. 9; noon-6 p.m. Sun., Oct. 10
$15 adults, free for ages 12 and under
Conroe is the place to be for music, catfish and carnival lovers. The annual event features live music, food vendor a carnival, the Catfish Pageant, kids’ zone and community exhibits.
Montgomery Fall Festival
Noon-10 p.m. Sat., Oct. 16
$5-$20 presale, $10-$25 at the gate, $99 VIP admission
Musicians William Clark Green, Johnny Lee, Rick Trevina, Jeff Canada and Cooper Wade take to the stage in Historic Downtown Montgomery for a celebration of all things autumn. The day also includes a kids’ zone, petting zoo, pumpkin patch, food trucks, vendors and more. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Running 4 Heroes.
Oktoberfest at Southern Star Brewing Company
Noon-10 p.m. Sat., Oct. 16
Get out your lederhosen for the Conroe brewery’s “beer-ry” favorite time of the year. Celebrate with food from The Saur Kraut, live music by The Homebrewed Brass Ensemble, games and more. The event also features the Montgomery Choral Society Cornhole Tournament.
Shrek-Tacular Halloween Movie Night
5:30 p.m. Sat., Oct. 16
$10 orchestra, free lawn and mezzanine seating
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is celebrating Halloween with a movie night extravaganza. Don costumes for a screening of Shrek on the venue’s large LED screens. Lawn chairs will be provided. Pre-movie activities include making a swamp monster, photo opportunities with costumed characters and games in the North Plaza. Guests will also have the opportunity to decorate a pumpkin (while supplies last). The first 100 fully costumed children to check in at Hocus Pocus Central in the North Plaza, have a chance to march in the Goblin Parade.
Halloween in the Park
3-6 p.m. Sat., Oct. 23
Carl Barton Jr. Park in Conroe is hosting a not-too-spooky celebration featuring face painting, carnival games, food, inflatables and a 7 p.m. showing of Monsters University under the stars.
6-8 p.m. Fri., Oct. 29
$10 ages 4-12
Bring the little ones out to the coolest pumpkin patch ever. Pumpkins will be floating in the Aquatic Center in Conroe just waiting for kids to dive in, rescue and then decorate them.
Spooktacular at Woodlands Children's Museum
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., Oct. 30
Monsters will mash at this annual “spook-tacular” party. Enjoy child-friendly games, live entertainment, art projects, science slime and face painting.
7-Acre Wood Thrill at the Mill
10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., Oct. 30
Pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins will festoon 7-Acre Wood for your fall festival pleasure. Also enjoy a petting zoo, mini golf, giant Lego room, a vendor market and more. Hayrides, face painting, pony rides, paintball, train rides and food are available for an additional fee.