Shopping and Entertainment:

Sam Moon Center - 17945 Interstate 45 South – Home to the Sam Moon Trading Co., specializing in handbags, jewelry, cosmetics, apparel, accessories, wedding jewelry and luggage, and also owned by the Sam Moon Group, this center located adjacent to the new Metropark Square, and features Tuesday Morning, a number of upscale resell shops like Plato’s Closet, Once-Upon-A-Child, Style Encore, along with other shops and services.

  • Urban Air Trampoline & Adventure Park – Opening Spring 2019.  More than just a trampoline park, Urban Air will feature indoor skydiving, an indoor coaster, climbing walls, a ropes course and many other award-winning adventure attractions.


Metropark Square - 17943 Interstate 45 South - Metropark Square is an upscale, mixed-use development coming to the City of Shenandoah, and is adjacent to The Woodlands area of North Houston in 2018.  Anchoring this development will be the newest technologies and food offerings from AMC Theatres and Dave & Buster’s among an exciting mix of new restaurants, retailers, high-end apartments, select and full-service hotels, and state-of-the-art office space.

  • AMC Metropark Square 10 with IMAX – Opening Spring 2019.  State-of-the-art 10 screen theater complex, with AMC MacGuffins adult beverage concept and an expanded AMC Feature Fare menu that includes chicken & waffle sandwiches, stone-fired flat bread pizzas, pretzel bites and gluten-free snacks.  For guest over 21, MacGuffins offers beer, wine and premium cocktails for guests to enjoy before, during or after their movie.
  • Dave & Buster’s - At Dave & Buster’s, our mission is to create our guest’s first choice for frequent fun through the best combination of the latest and greatest games, ultimate sports-viewing, extraordinary food and remarkable drinks.?


Main Event - 19441 Interstate 45 South – With more than 100 arcade games, billiards, a 28-lane bowling alley, gravity ropes, laser tag and mini-golf, there’s a lot of things to keep the family or groups busy!  At nearly 60,000 square feet, it's also a great option for birthday parties, group events, company holiday parties, and even team building.


Portofino Shopping Center – 19260 Interstate 45 North -  The city’s Portofino Shopping Center, with its distinctive Venetian architecture, has more than 40 restaurants and stores, including nationally recognized retailers like Nordstrom Rack, Stein Mart, T.J. Maxx and Old Navy, specialty stores like Bath & Body Works and the PGA Tour Superstore as well as big box retailers like Home Depot and Sam’s Club, not to mention a variety of restaurants that visitors enjoy.

Research Plaza – 19189 Interstate 45 North and Tamina Road – This center is home to a number of restaurants, a salon, several boutiques and shops, and retail service providers.  Restaurants include: Church’s Fried Chicken; Philly Cheesesteaks; Mi Rancho Mexican Grill & Bar; and Subway.

Research Forest – 1500/1600 Research Forest Drive – This retail center is home to several restaurants, salons, shops and local service providers.  Restaurants include:  The Egg & I; Jimmy John’s; Lenny’s Sub Shop; Ploy Thai Cuisine.

Park/Outdoor Amenities:

2 city parks:
  • City Park – 801 Maplewood Drive, Shenandoah, Texas  77381 – Hours 6 am – 10 pm;  The park is home to Shenandoah’s Mary Pat Case Municipal Pool as well as its pool house and pavilion.  Useage of the pavilion is available to the public, by reservation, in two-hour blocks of time.  It can be rented and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.  For additional information, please click HERE.
  • Toddler Park - 315 Shenandoah Drive, Shenandoah, Texas  77381 – Hours 6 am – 10 pm;  The park features pre-school age play equipment with ample shade areas and seating.


Anyone looking for a wonderful, self-indulgent, spa experience for less needs to familiarize themselves with Shenandoah’s Aveda Institute.  Ranked among the top three Aveda training centers in the country, the Aveda Institute provides a significant amount of spa services for a price that is significantly lower than what you would pay at a full-service salon, as this is a training center for those beginning their career in the industry. 

So, what does that mean to the average consumer?  Master trainers working alongside students who are gaining their practical training means that you, the customer, has the opportunity to get the same quality cut, color, facial, mani/pedi, massage as you would at any other “high-end” Aveda salon, but at a significant discount.  That being said, since this is a training institute, you need to allow more time for your services, as Master artists monitor and work with their students who are providing these services, as part of their training.

Finally, the Institute also provides additional savings to their customers throughout the year, typically on a quarterly basis.  During these special times of the year, you can enjoy additional savings, and as part of Aveda’s philanthropic mission, they’ll apply those savings to benefit a local charity/non-profit, so you can feel even better about being pampered.