The Pavilion Updates Surrounding COVID-19


Written by Ashley White
On March 17, 2020 at 4:25 AM


In response to recent recommendations established by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion will be postponing or canceling previously-scheduled events and activities. The decision was made out of an abundance of caution and consideration for the well-being of guests, staff, artists and the community as a whole.

“The health and safety of everyone in our Pavilion family and the community are of utmost importance to us, and we are adhering to guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as consulting continuously with local and state health authorities about the safest path forward for the coming months,” says Jerry MacDonald, President and CEO of The Pavilion.

Current impacted events include:

  • 4/12: The Woodlands First Easter Service (See church site for more info) – CANCELED
  • 4/22: Musical Scores (Educational Outreach Event) – CANCELED
  • 5/1: Houston Ballet (Performing Arts Event) – POSTPONED
  • 5/8: Houston Symphony: Music of Queen (Performing Arts Event) – POSTPONED
  • 5/16*: Jimmy Buffett (Live Nation Co-Promoted Concert) – RESCHEDULED TO 6/27/20
  • 5/20*: Houston Grand Opera: Rigoletto (Performing Arts Event) – CANCELED
  • 6/27*: Chicago (Live Nation Co-Promoted Concert) – RESCHEDULED TO 6/26/20

*Outside the current CDC 8-week guideline. Please note that not all schedule changes are the result of COVID-19 precautions.

The Pavilion administrative offices will close beginning Tuesday, March 17 with an anticipated reopen date of Wednesday, April 1. Additionally, the Box Office originally scheduled to reopen for the season on Monday, March 23 will now remain closed until further notice. Fans can still get information and their questions answered by emailing or by messaging one of our social media channels.

The Pavilion is working on new date options with our partners and will share as information becomes available. Current ticketholders are encouraged to hold on to their original tickets as they will be honored for any rescheduled date.

The Pavilion encourages everyone in the community to continue following the CDC’s guidance for preventing the spread of the virus, including increased hand washing and sanitizing, social distancing and other widely-adopted precautions.

Please check The Pavilion’s website and social media channels for future updates. For information directly related to COVID-19 visit:

If you would like more information about The Pavilion, please visit our website at Look for The Pavilion on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


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 Pavilion is a catalyst for attracting new audiences to the performing arts and building strong ties between the arts and educational institutions.

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