Needing a place to bring the family to watch the fireworks on the 4th of July? Check out these hot spots where you can view the best spark displays around:
The Woodlands- The Red Hot and Blue Fireworks Extravaganza over the Lake Woodlands at 9:15 p.m. Celebrations include a daytime parade, live music performances, arts and crafts booths, inflatables, hot dog and watermelon eating contests, face painting, and for the adults- an ice cold draft brew beer tent.
Tomball- Celebration & Street Festival on 249 and FM 2920 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Festivities include face painting, a day parade, live music, kid’s games and water activities, and festival-style food booths.
Spring- Wet n’ Wild Splash Town hosts 4th of July Celebration starts at dusk. Admission is free with park ticket and includes music and games.
Houston- Freedom Over Texas in Eleanor Tinsley Park from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Celebrations include a tribute from the United States Air Force Band of the West, face painting, horse shoe tossing, and live music.
ExxonMobil Summer Symphony Nights Star-Spangled Salute at the Miller Outdoor Theatre at 8:30 p.m. features live music from the Houston Symphony. Songs from Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture will be performed, which will include a cannon.
Nothing goes together better than a pastry and coffee! If you’re in the mood for a sweet, doughy treat with a cup of freshly brewed joe, check out these posh bakeries and coffee shops nearby (they’ll make you drool):
Field & Bean Trading Co.: Located right around the corner (2 miles) from Lakes at Creekside on Kuykendahl road, open M-F from 7-11 AM.. Field & Bean features lattes, espresso coffee, fresh brewed coffee, and muffins along with a time saving “order ahead” option for those in a rush!
Creative Grounds & Coffee Lounge: Right off of Gosling road across from the Spring Valley Golf Club, just 9 miles from Lakes at Creekside, you’ll find the hip lounge called Creative Grounds. The menu features items not so commonly seen, such as the seasonal lavender latte, almond chai latte, and Turkish coffee. Of course, the traditional latte, iced coffee, cappuccino, and espresso are served as well.
Levure Bakery& Patisserie: Just 2 minutes away on Kuykendahl Rd across from the HEB. You’ll find delicious treats and eats such as quiche,croque monsieur, oatmeal pancakes, Ganache Tarts, and of course, coffee! Levure Bakery & Patisserie is a great place for lunch as well.
Jane & John Dough Bakery: This fun play on words sets the tone for this quirky bakery. Located 10 minutes from Lakes at Creekside with a second location in The Woodlands coming soon, you’ll find an array of beautifully crafted pastries to couple with a hot or cold cup of your favorite kind of coffee.
For an even sweeter treat, check out these cupcake shops:
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Frost Bake Shoppe
Keep up with the latest movie releases with these 5 local movie theaters near Lakes at Creekside:
Premiere Cinemas Tomball
Premiere Cinemas Tomball, 28497 Tomball Pkwy, Tomball, TX 77375
Silverado 19 IMAX
Silverado 19 IMAX, 24720 Tomball Pkwy, Tomball, TX 77375
Cinemark Spring-Klein and XD
Cinemark Spring-Klein and XD, 21440 Kuykendahl Rd, Spring, TX 77379
Cinemark 17 and XD
Cinemark 17 and XD, 1600 Lake Robbins Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77380
Cinemark at Market Street
Cinemark at Market Street, Market Street, 9595 Six Pines Dr #8200, The Woodlands, TX 77380
Check out some of these home decor trends to freshen up your home for the year:
Fresh and green is in. Try pairing emerald or crisp green colored accents with neutral whites for a clean and refreshing feel.
Mixing textures, such as brushed brass tabletops to lamp fixtures, is a surprising but fun way to mix up your home’s look.
Muted colors, such as pale pink and gray, are an excellent way to still add a pop of color while preserving a neutral pallette.
Uniquely crafted furniture can add an appealing interest to the eye upon first sight. Add a uniquely crafted piece in areas that are easy to see.
Brass and bronze are hot items this year. Decorate with kitchen ware, table tops, counters, or light fixtures.
The Woodlands is the perfect spot for fun just near Lakes At Creekside! You’ll find an endless supply of entertainment and activities ranging from culinary tours to lakeside parks. In the mood for a night of music? Check out the world class Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion for concerts, orchestras, and symphonies in the enormous amphitheatre. Looking for fun for the kids or planning a romantic evening? Take a boat ride on The Waterway!
The Woodlands offers shops, dining, parks, recreation, walking and running paths, and much more only minutes away from Lakes At Creekside.