Jan 26 at 6:59pm

Puffy Pine Cone ready for birthday blast with friends and free cupcakes

by Lorrie Parise

The Woodlands will host the 41stAnnual Arbor Day Celebration on Saturday, January 28 from 10 AM – 2 PM at Hughes Landing. For families, this also means Puffy Pine Cone’s birthday party from 1 - 2 PM.  The Hughes Landing Band Shell on Lake Woodlands will rock with mascots as they join Puffy in his celebration, complete with free birthday cupcakes (while supplies last).

Here are some fun facts about Puffy. Did you know that…

·       Puffy was introduced at the Lighting of the Doves in late 1998 to kick off the 25th Anniversary year-long celebration in 1999.  The giant pinecone even jumped out of a gift box!

·       Puffy is eternally six years old – just like Big Bird.

·       Puffy’s inaugural birthday party was celebrated in January 1999 at Alden Bridge Village Center where Arbor Day was held that year.

·       Puffy is 6’7” and wears a size 25 shoe.  Yes, the shoe size represents the anniversary year of The Woodlands!

·       Mascots who will join Puffy at his birthday party include Angry Bird, Bridgeland Bill, Captain America, Elmo, Minion, McGruff, Princess from Star Wars™ and Scooby Doo.

For more information on the Arbor Day festivities, click here.

 

 

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