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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 Crawfish Festival
April 29 - 30, 2017
Old Town Spring 403 Main St, Spring, TX

The Texas Crawfish Festival has Over 50,000 lbs of crawfish, music, vendors and family entertainment! Old Town Spring is a historic 1900’s railroad town that has been completely transformed into a unique shopping and eating destination open year round. Details.
BP MS 150
April 29 - 30, 2017
Tully Stadium, Houston, TX

The ride is the largest event of its kind in North America, with 13,000 cyclists, 3,500 volunteers, and countless spectators along the route and at the finish line in Austin. Details.
Houston Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, May 6, 2017 8:30 a.m.
Buffalo Bayou Houston, TX

Enjoy the view of downtown Houston as the dragons fly across the water with the skyline behind them. Throughout the day, there will be perfomances from different groups from all around the city. Details.
The TriGirl Super Sprint Triathlon
Mother's Day May 14, 2017 7:00 a.m.
Alexander Deussen Park 12303 Sonnier St, Houston, TX

The Triathlon will consist of a 200 yard open water lake swim, 8 mile bike and a 2 mile run. The Duathlon will consist of a 1/2 mile run, 8 mile bike and a 2 mile run. Details.
Galveston Beach Revue
May 18 - 21, 2017
2300 Strand Galveston, TX

The Revue features events Friday and Saturday culminating in the Bathing Beauties Contest. The contest itself has become a must-see event as locals and tourists of all ages swarm the beach and seawall for a glimpse at the vintage swimsuits, parasols, and of course the "world famous" Bathing Beauties themselves. Details.
Annual National Learn to Row Day
Saturday, June 3, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Greater Houston Rowing Club 15910 Creek Bend Dr Sugar Land, TX

The day is set as a national awareness for learning to row.Competitive and recreational rowers range in age from 12 to over 90, so it is never too early or too late to take up the sport. Details.
AIA Sandcastle Competition
June 3, 2017 at 8:00 AM
East Beach-1923 Boddeker Galveston, TX

The AIA SandCastle Competition is a fund-raising event for AIA Houston and ArCH Foundation as well as one of the top five revenue generating events for the City of Galveston. This year over 60 teams have their eyes and shovels set on winning the prestigious Golden Bucket Award. Details.
Houston Exotic Auto Festival
Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 11:00 a.m.
NRG Stadium Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX

Including local dealerships, aftermarket exhibitors, auto clubs and a variety of magnificent brands from non-automotive industries, the show offers private exotic and luxury car owners the unique opportunity to celebrate their masterpieces and compete under several categories in front of the most enthusiastic and demanding audience. Fabulous trophies and prizes will be awarded to the winners selected by a team of judges and the public. Details.
SuperCopa Week
June 5 - 12, 2017
Moneygram Soccer Park 2200 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX

This is an inaugural celebration of competitive youth soccer highlighted by the prestigious Premier boys tournament. Activities will include 3v3, Futsal, an invitational tournament and so much more. SuperCopa Week concludes with the second annual Premier girls tournament. Details.
Carnival Houston
June 10, 2017 at 12 pm
Downtown Houston, TX

Celebrating carnival from the caribbean, Brazil and New Orleans Mardi Gras. It is an exciting an explosion of music, cuisine, revelry, costume parade and performances. The Premier Annual Carnival Houston show will showcase carnival costumes and performances such as Samba, Merengue, and costume masqueraders, Dance Performances, Calypso, Soca, Salsa, and Samba Details.
Pride Houston Festival and Parade
June 18 - 25, 2017
901 BAGBY ST | HOUSTON, TX

The festival is packed with a wide variety of exhibitors, artists, music of all kinds, performers, stages, and fun. There really is something here for everyone. The celebration in the Montrose neighborhood focuses on showcasing music and entertainment from local LGBT artists and performers. Details.
3rd Annual George Springer All-Star Bowling Benefit
Sunday, Jun 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm
Lucky Strike —1201 San Jacinto St Houston, TX

This Bowling Benefit is being hosted by George Springer, a Houston Astros outfielder and Sports Illustrated cover athlete, and is a fundraiser to send young people who stutter to Camp SAY. Details.
CureSearch for Children's Cancer Ultimate Hike
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 7:00 pm
7538 Westheimer Rd Houston, TX

Join CureSearch's Ultimate Hike Team as they share how you can complete 22.7 miles of the Lone Star Trail in one life changing, lifesaving day. Details.
Christmas in July 5K + Kids K
Saturday, Jul 8, 2017 at 7:00 am
The Salvation Army-1500 Austin St Houston, TX

Keeping the holiday spirit all year round, join us for this fun-filled Christmas themed 5K benfiting The Salvation Army of Greater Houston! The Christmas in July 5K is the best distance for all level runners with a fun Fa La La Kids K at the end! Details.
Houston's Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards St Houston, TX

Houston's Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry is a celebrated culinary tasting event featuring over 40 of the region's top chefs, sommeliers and mixologists, all united for one cause: making sure all children have the nutritious food they need, every day. Since 1988, this premier tasting event has raised over $2.5 million helping to end childhood hunger. Details.
The Gay 10K + 5K
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 7:00 am
WORTHAM Center 501 Texas St Houston, TX

Since it's formation, #TheGay10k has had a clear vision on how to make a positive impact in the LGBT community and beyond. This year we're proud to benefit Legacy Community Health! Details.
Oktoberfest Houston
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Downtown, 105 Sabine St. Houston, TX

Put on your Lederhosen and Dirndls and come enjoy a variety of German beers and food. There will also be local craft beers and we will have the best polka music in Texas. You can join in on the Oktoberfest Olympiad games which include a Stein Race, Barrel Roll, Stein Hoisting Competition, and the Legendary Brat Toss! Houston Sports & Social Club will have a Fun Zone at the event featuring activities like cornhole, giant jenga, and more! Details.
Project Walk Fun Run & Roll + Kids K
Sunday, Oct 1, 2017 at 7:30 am
Constellation Field- 1 Stadium Drive Sugar Land, TX

Join us for the 3rd Annual Project Walk Fun Run and Roll! With a 10K Handcycle, 10K & 5K Run and a Kids 1 Mile Run, we have something for the whole family! Details.
7th American Cancer Society Couture for the Cause “Garden Glitz”
Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:00pm
The Farmhouse at Harvest Green, a Johnson Development Community Richmond, Texas

We will host a fashion show by the pool featuring couture models! You don’t want to miss the wine pull, Big Board, “Whiskey and Diamonds” raffle and fabulous food from local restaurants. Please Join us for an unforgettable evening Details.
Walk MS
Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 8 a.m.
TDECU Stadium at UH Main Campus
Ending multiple sclerosis for good will take all of us. Walk MS helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Details.
Texas Renaissance Festival
Sep 30 - Nov 26, 2017
21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX
The Texas Renaissance Festival is the nation’s largest, most acclaimed Renaissance themed park. Each year, over 500,000 guests pass through the Festival’s gates and enter the magic of New Market Village, an authentically recreated 55 acre 16th century English township located 50 miles northwest of Houston, Texas. Details.
CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow
October 21 - 22, 2017
Ellington Airport | Houston
One of the top air shows in the United States, this premier Houston event is dedicated to showcasing vintage World War II aircraft, along with the thrills of modern aviation, and has supported a variety of local and national charities during its 30-year history. Details.
Run Houston Half & 10k
Sunday, October 29, 2017
1000 Bagby Street Houston, TX
The Houston Striders are excited to present the 2017 Houston Half & 10K event. Whether you are in training, a charity supporter, or craving a well-organized fun-filled experience, we will leave you with a smile on your face. Details.
Quilt Festival
November 2 - 5, 2017
George R. Brown Convention Center
A fresh, fun, and exciting quarterly e-zine is your ticket into the world of quilts and the talented artists who create them from all over the world – delivered right to your inbox! Details.
Walk to End Alzheimer's
Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 9:30am
University of Houston - Lynn Eusan Park
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! Details.
H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade
Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 9:00 a.m
Downtown Houston
Join us Thanksgiving morning, November 23, 2017 for the H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade. The Parade is located in downtown Houston and is free for all. For those who would like to purchase general seating, there will be an opportunity to do so on this site in the fall. Details.
The Nutcracker
Nov 25 - Dec 27, 2017
Wortham Theater Center- 501 Texas Ave, Houston, TX
Snowflakes. Sword fights. Dancing dolls. And a Christmas tree that reaches the sky. Stanton Welch's opulent new production promises everything you love about The Nutcracker, brighter and more splendid than ever. Details.

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