The Woodlands Waterway
The Waterway District includes a wide variety of venues from culinary training to live music, a gourmet market to a wide variety of dining choices. The Woodlands Waterwall Fountain features colored lights, synchronized to selected audio tracks during the evening hours is located at Waterway Square Park, on Waterway Square Place, just off of Waterway Avenue. In addition to the interactive fountain, is a mosaic called “Treasures from Grandma’s
Purse”, created by renowned artist Dixie Friend Gay, who is also the creator of “At the Water’s Edge”, a series of mosaics located in niches under the Waterway
Avenue Bridge. Waterway Square park comprises roughly 3-4 blocks, all between the waterway to the south, The Woodlands Mall to the north, Woodlands Marriott to the west, and Timberloch drive to the east. Woodlands Parkway to the south, and Lake Robbins Drive to the north. Waterway Avenue is the primary street in the Waterway Square Entertainment District, with direct access to Cinemark Tinseltown 17 Theaters. While most of the public venues along The Waterway are built along the north side of the canal, Millennium Mew park is located on the south side within view of the Woodlands Marriott Waterway Hotel, and Goose's Acre.
The Woodlands complimentary Woodlands Trolleys provide excellent transportation in and around the Downtown Woodlands area, including Hughes Landing. Park your car at one of the nearby parking garages or street level parking options and let the Trolley take you from one area to the next. "The Woodlands Waterway" is an initiative of The Woodlands Development Company, The Woodlands Township and The Woodlands Town Center Owners Association. The Waterway extends from Town Green Park to The Woodlands Mall. Included along the way are two hotels, multiple high-rise office buildings, Millennium Mew (The Waterway Koi Pond) , the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion and the Riva Row Boathouse where a number of different water-craft are available for rent..