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Special Events & Programs

See what else we have in store!

At Riva Row Boat House, we offer a delightful array of experiences to suit every mood and occasion. Whether you’re seeking adventure, family fun, or a serene escape, our programs have something for everyone. Join us for these memorable experiences, and let Lake Woodlands and The Woodlands Waterway be your canvas for adventure, wonder, and joy!

Elevate your family/date night experience at The Riva Row Boat House and join us for one of our fan-favorite night programs, bring the kids for one of our popular holiday events, or spend a tranquil afternoon on the lake painting the gorgeous scenery and wildlife!

Browse below to see this season’s programs, or check the calendar to see what we offer on a date that works for you!

Year-Round Programs

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Moonlight Paddle

Experience the enchantment of Lake Woodlands by moonlight! Join our Boat House staff for a magical evening on the water. Kayaks adorned with twinkling lights will guide your way as we paddle out to the heart of the lake. Don’t forget to pre-register for this captivating fan-favorite event!

Starlight Swan Rides

Embark on a magical Friday evening along the Upper Woodlands Waterway! Our beloved Riva Row Boat House, nestled within the vibrant heart of The Woodlands Town Center, extends its hours for this enchanting program. Whether you’re seeking a family outing, a romantic date, or simply a serene escape, our swan pedal boats offer an unforgettable experience. Space is limited, so register early for this extremely popular program!

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Painting On the Lake

 Blend artistry with the tranquility of kayaking. Imagine gliding across the water, brush in hand, as you capture the essence of a spring day on your canvas. Whether you’re an experienced artist or simply seeking inspiration, let nature guide your strokes as you create your masterpiece on the water.

Read ‘n Row – NEW PROGRAM!

Young adventurers and their families to embark on an unforgettable literary adventure where imagination sets sail! While a friendly boat house staff member reads the book of the season kids can enjoy a nice snack on our reading blanket. After the enchanting tale unfolds, paddle down the lower waterway in tandem kayaks and embark on a mini scavenger hunt, crafted to echo the theme of the beloved book. Come one, come all to the Riva Row Boat House, where stories come to life, and every paddle stroke leads to a new chapter of discovery. Let your imagination take flight as we navigate the waters of wonder and weave tales that will linger in your hearts long after the journey ends.


Holiday Favorites

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Valentines Swan Ride

Join us for a magical Valentine’s Day experience as you glide across the water in our elegant swan boats. Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other or sharing the experience with a dear friend, our swan boats promise a night of wonder and memories. Reserve your swan today and let the lights guide your hearts

Kayak Egg Hunt

Step away from the ordinary and dive into an egg-straordinary Easter egg hunt on the water! This special themed event promises a delightful twist on the traditional hunt. Whether you’re a seasoned kayaker or a first-timer, our Kayak Egg Hunt promises laughter, discovery, and a splash of magic. Bring your family and reserve your kayak, paddle, and curiosity, because it’s time to hunt for hidden treasures on the water!

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Tandem Trick-Or-Treat

Why limit trick-or-treating to land when you can paddle your way to Halloween treats? Join us for a unique experience on the water with our Tandem Trick-or-Treat event. Whether you’re a pirate, a witch, or a friendly ghost, paddle your way to a memorable Halloween. Reserve your kayak, embrace the spirit of the season, and let the waterway become your treat-filled trail!

Jingle Boats

This holiday season, trade in your sleigh for a kayak! Join us for a whimsical family adventure that combines paddling, presents, and sweet surprises. Whether you’re a seasoned kayaker or a first-timer, unwrap adventure on the water. Paddle, explore, and create memories that will last long beyond the magical holiday season.

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