Get ready for tricks and treats at The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion’s Hocus Pocus Pops
featuring the Houston Symphony Friday, October 13. Tickets for the 7:30 p.m. performance
are $20 for reserved orchestra seating. Mezzanine and lawn seating are free. Gates open at 6 p.m.
Lucas Waldin will conduct the Houston Symphony in a mesmerizing performance of horrifying
horns, bewitching bassoons and chilling cellos. The performance will feature popular
selections from Star Wars, Spider-Man and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, which will also
feature narration by Jimmy Phillips.
Everyone is gravely encouraged to dress up in a Halloween costume for a chance to walk
on stage during the concert. The first 100 boys and “ghouls” to check in at Hocus Pocus
Central in the North Plaza, fully costumed, get the chance to march in the Goblin Parade.
Wristbands are required to participate in the Goblin Parade.
Haunting the plazas are pre-concert activities that will start when the gates open at 6 p.m.
Spellbinding crafts, otherworldly prizes and pumpkin decorating, courtesy of H-E- B, will
guarantee a ghoulishly good time! Enjoy chances to win spooktacular prizes at BOOths
offered by H-E- B, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, Lone Star College, Fidelity
Investments, Century 21 Realty Partners, Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse, Renewal by
Andersen, Woodforest National Bank and The Pavilion Partners. If you dare, hop onto the
Great Pumpkin Express and carve out some great memories on The Pavilion’s haunted
grounds. Train rides begin at 5:30 p.m. in The Pavilion’s Gold Lot.
Feel free to pack a picnic to sink your fangs into, but keep in mind that outside potions
(drinks) cannot be brought into The Pavilion and picnics must also comply with The Pavilion’s
bag size restriction and/or be in original packaging. Examples include pizza within a pizza
box or chips in original sealed packaging. Please visit The Pavilion’s website for more
information on these restrictions. Sitting on the hill? Lawn chairs also are provided free for
2005 Lake Robbins Drive The Woodlands, TX 77380
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Opened in 1990, 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.