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An urban park in the heart of downtown Houston. In less than four years, the site that became Discovery Green was transformed from an undeveloped, concrete eyesore into a beautiful and vibrant destination adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center. Discovery Green exemplifies a successful public-private partnership between the City of Houston and Discovery Green Conservancy. Find out more!
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Upcoming things to do in Houston!
January 24, 2015
Hornberger Conference Center 2151 West Holcombe Blvd. Houston, TX
That's right, the 11th Annual CITGO All in for ALS Charity Texas Hold'Em Poker Tournament is around the corner and it's time to reserve your seat for a chance to win $10,000 in gold! Details
January 24, 2015
Constellation Field 1 Stadium Dr Sugar Land, TX
Enjoy a night of fun during this tailgate themed event with silent and live auction. The Red Cross Super Ball proceeds support the vital American Red Cross programs such as Disaster Services, Service to the Armed Forces, and Transportation, and also honors individuals in the community who show strong support and commitment to Fort Bend County and the Red Cross. Details
February 6 and 7, 2015
Discovery Green Park 1500 McKinney St. Houston, TX
The mission of the Houston Creole Festival and Mardi Gras Parade (Festival) is to preserve and celebrate Creole history; including its unique fusion of African, French, Native American and Spanish cultures. In addition, we plan to welcome and celebrate with those who have decided to relocate to the Bayou City. Details
February 6 - 8, 2014
Venue to be announced
The event will witness more than 700 experts, products, services and ideas all under one roof. The show offers an ultimate opportunity to all its visitors to meet over 700 experts and experience thousands of products and services. Details
February 26 - 28, 2015
NRG Park Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX
Just as the rodeo competitors hone their riding skills and shine their buckles, several hundred others are polishing their culinary tools and preparing to heat up their own winning run at glory! The World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest is three days of cooking, competition, eating and dancing! Details.
February 28, 2015 10 a.m.
begins at Bagby & Walker streets - ends at Lamar & Bagby
Decorative floats intermingle with thousands of men and women on horseback to fill the streets with hoof beats and marching bands. Enthusiastic Houstonians join out-of-town spectators to line the streets and sidewalks to be involved in one of Houston’s most popular celebrations! Details.
February 28, 2015
1001 Fannin Houston, TX,
Whether you’re participating as an individual, volunteer or as part of a team, the Fight for Air Climb is a great opportunity to work toward the common goal of “Fighting for Air”. Details.
March 3 - 22, 2015
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is the world’s largest livestock show and rodeo dedicated to benefiting youth, supporting education, and facilitating better agricultural practices through exhibitions and presentation. Details.
March 27 - 29, 2015
Memorial Park Houston, TX
An arts and entertainment destination for the entire family, the Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park offers a fun filled day of art, entertainment, food, wine and beer featuring the popular Green Mountain Energy Children’s Creative Zone, as well as fine and festival fare. Details.
April 11, 2015
Discovery Green, Houston, TX
The FREE one-day celebration will focus on the merits of mindful, sustainable living while educating and encouraging Houstonians to preserve, conserve and enhance our city and the Earth. Planned activities include eco-focused zones featuring interactive environmental awareness activities highlighting land, air, water, sustainability, healthy living and wildlife and habitat. Details.
April 24 - 26 & May 1 - 4, 2014
Old Town Spring
The Texas Crawfish & Music Festival, one of the most anticipated festivals in the greater Houston area, is bigger and better than ever with 25 tons of Crawfish, bands performing on 3 stages over 2 weekends! Details.
May 23, 2015
Silverwood Country Retreat 23235 Margerstadt Waller, TX
Are you ready to play DIRTY? Don't worry we are too! The Original Mud Run is a 5K/10K military style obstacle course. 2013 marks its 4th year of piling on the grime in Houston. Yep this year we have two courses! A 5K, 3.1 mile course with 18 plus obstacles and a10K, 6.2 mile course with 30+ military style obstacles. Details.