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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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Texas Renaissance Festival
weekends October 11 - November 30, 2014
21778 FM 1774 Todd Mission, TX 77363

Each of our 8 weekends showcases an exciting and unique theme. These Adventures have been fashioned to spotlight those shows, characters, food, drink, shops, artists and games that will enhance your festival experience. Details.
A Christmas Carol
November 25 - December 24, 2014
Alley Theatre 4116 Elgin, Houston, TX

Houston's seasonal favorite is described by the Houston Press as having "Spectacular London sets ... the inimitable Dickens' tale – spiced with the usual fog and an unusual twist on the ghosts past, present and future." The show returns this year with a re-telling of Charles Dickens' classic story, which follows Ebenezer Scrooge's journey with the three ghostly spirits that visit him on Christmas Eve. Details.
TXU Energy Turkey Trot
November 27, 2014
Dillard’s by the Galleria Houston, TX

Bring your family and friends together and join us for a fun and healthy Thanksgiving tradition that everyone will love. Sign up today! Details.
Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting
November 27, 2014
Post Oak Blvd, downtown Houston
This FREE family event features festive music by local groups; holiday characters including larger than life Santa’s reindeer; a special appearance from Santa; lighting of more than a half million twinkling lighting on 80 trees and an incredible fireworks extravaganza. Details.
"The Nutcracker"
November 28 - 30 & December 6 - 28, 2014
Brown Theater at Wortham Theater Center, 501 Texas St Houston, TX

Journey with Clara as she dances on the arm of the Nutcracker Prince to the stunning Land of Snow and the delectable Kingdom of Sweets. There are so many reasons to delight in The Nutcracker: the giant Christmas tree, the dancing dolls, Mother Ginger and her adorable clowns, the lavish sets and the iconic Tchaikovsky score. Details.
The Radio City Christmas Spectacular
December 5 - 28, 2014
Sarofim Hall The Hobby Center 800 Bagby St Houston, TX

Featuring brand-new scenes, new sets & costumes, breathtaking special effects and an unforgettable new finale! The Rockettes perform 5 new numbers, showcasing their signature eye-high kicks and incredible precision dance style in some of the most challenging numbers ever conceived. In one of those brand-new scenes, New York at Christmas, the Rockettes will board a life size double-decker tour bus, taking audiences on a guided tour through the streets of New York City! Details.
23rd CASA Christmas Home Tour
Friday and Saturday, December 12-13, 2014
Homes in Riverstone, Waters of Avalon and Sienna Plantation
Child Advocates of Fort Bend are showcasing homes lavishly decorated for the holidays in some of Fort Bend County's most beautiful neighborhoods as a way of raising money to support their programs for children. Professional decorators and florists and generous homeowners decorate their homes for Christmas and open them to the public Details.
2014 Jingle Bell Run/Walk
December 13, 2014
Northshore Park The Woodlands, TX

Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving. Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis! Details.
Jingle Bell Walk & Run
December 14, 2014
Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA 808 Pease St, Houston, TX

A fun run and family festival held in the heart of Downtown Houston during the holiday season. This event is open to persons of all fitness levels. Participants are also encouraged to dress up in their best holiday costumes and enjoy the festivities with the whole family. Details.
Houston 12K of Christmas
December 20, 2014
Discovery Green Park

We will have hot cocoa, appearances by jolly old St. Nick and his elves, Christmas carolers and much more holiday fun! We will loop through Houston's downtown streets and in to Midtown. The race will start and finish at the festive Discovery Green. Stay tuned for race updates from the North Pole! Details.
16th annual Metal Saw Texas Marathon
January 1, 2015
Greentree Park, Kingwood, TX

We have designated 2014 as the "year of the squeezie elephant". Each finisher will receive a squeezie elephant with the official finishing position hanging around its neck. Don't blame us if you have a very slow elephant. The net proceeds of this race will be donated to the Marathon Challenge running program. Details.
2015 Commitment Day 5K
January 1, 2015
Life Time Fitness 20515 W Lake Houston Pkwy, Humble, TX

Commitment Day is a nationwide, family-friendly New Year’s Day 5K Run/Walk. Most events will start and finish at the Life Time location in that city. Specific information for each event is coming soon. Details.
The Houston Boat, Sport & Travel Show
January 2 – 11, 2015
NRG Center 1 Reliant Pkwy Houston, TX

The 2015 Houston Boat Show will feature more than 1,000 powerboats, luxury cruisers, fishing boats and personal watercraft. So whether your passion includes fighting for the big catch out in the Gulf, jumping the waves on your PWC, cruising around the lake at a serene pace or paddling yourself to wherever you want to go, you can find it all here. Details.
31st Bi-Annual Bridal Extravaganza Show
January 10 - 11, 2015
George R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX

This is the best weekend to meet face to face with Houston’s top wedding vendors. See in person all they have to offer, including samples of their designs, photos and video of reception locations, displays and new ideas to make your wedding special, various styles of photography, and, as we say, “everything from the garter to the getaway car” will be under one roof during the show weekend. Details.
Chevron Houston Marathon
January 18, 2015
Downtown Houston, TX
As you run this highly acclaimed course, you'll be cheered on by more than 200,000 supporters and spectators who make Houston renowned for its hospitality. From belly dancers, Elvis impersonators and tuba players to marching bands, radio stations, cheerleaders and cloggers, a multitude of Hoopla brigadiers line the course to entertain and cheer you on to the finish! Details.
Super Ball XIV
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.
Texas Home & Garden Show Houston
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.
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo - World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest
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.
Downtown Rodeo Parade
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.
Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo
March 3 - 22, 2015
NRG Park
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.

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