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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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Houston Restaurant Weeks
August 1 - September 4, 2017
Various Locations

Starting on August 1 you can enjoy delicious lunches, brunches and dinners at greater Houston's finest restaurants, from The Woodlands on the northside, and Galveston to the south. And it all benefits the Houston Food Bank. Details.
Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer 5K
Saturday, August 12, 2017
410 Bagby st. Houston, TX US Out/back certifed course run on Memorial Dr. starting at the Downtown Aquarium! DJ, food, softdrinks, prizes, fun stuffed animal age group winners, t-shirt, and lots of fun! Benefits Parrot Trust Fund. Details.
Blacklight Run
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Sam Houston Race Park, 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W Houston, TX

The Blacklight Run™ is none other than the brightest, most fun 5K out there. At the Blacklight Run™ we aren’t focused on how fast or how far you can run, what type of exercise you enjoy, or if you’re an avid runner. Details.
5th Annual Pearland International Festival
September 15 - 16, 2017
Pearland Town Center 11200 Broadway Street, Pearland, Texas

The Pearland International Festival, an annual celebration of the cultural expansion and impression in Pearland, has announced the program and line-up changes for the 5th annual festival. The new line-up for the festival will include an intimate Friday evening concert followed by a full day of family activities and entertainment on Saturday. Details.
Running of the Bulls
Sunday, September 17, 2017
NRG Park Houston, TX

The Running of the Bulls 5K Run/Walk presented by H-E-B benefits the Houston Texans Foundation and Houston Methodist. 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.
St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
Saturday, September 23, 2017 at 6:30am
Minute Maid Park - Houston Astros 501 Crawford St Houston, TX

Register, form a team, and invite your friends and family to join. Or, join an existing team. Then, be a fearless fundraiser for the kids of St. Jude, and explore the cool gear you can earn. Details.
AIM Walk & Fun Run
Saturday, September 23, 2017
MD Anderson Cancer Center Valet Area - Mays Clinic - 1180 Pressler Street

Sign-up for an AIM Walk & Fun Run to support AIM’s efforts to find the CURE. https://walk.aimatmelanoma.org/Houston2017/" target="_blank"> 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.
Texas Hot Sauce Festival
September 23 - 24, 2017 at 11 a.m.
Bayou City Event Center 9401 Knight Road, Houston, TX

Every year the kind hearted vendors amp up the heat on some of their products for the most coveted award of the Festival, People’s Choice, “The Hottest Hot Sauce at the Festival.” Details.
Run Houston! University of Houston
Sunday, September 24, 2017
4500 Calhoun Road Houston, TX

VIRTUAL RACE OPTION - For those that want to earn their finisher's medal and custom race shirt and cannot make the live event, we have a virtual race option. Details.
10th annual Fluor Golf for Greater Houston golf tournament
September 24 – 26, 2017
Black Hawk and Shadow Hawk Country Club, Richmond, Texas

Calling All Golfers. A weekend filled with great golf and impressive lineup of events that you will not want to miss. Fluor Cares sponsors this Charity event annually raising funds to support organizations in the local community 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.
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.
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.
Komen Houston Race for the Cure ®
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Sam Houston Park - Downtown Houst

Be bold, Be fearless, Be more Race for the cure!! 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.
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.
Hauntcert
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Pearland Town Center 11200 Broadway St. Pearland , TX

Join FBSO for their annual Halloween concert for a spine-tingling good time! The orchestra joins the festivities in Pearland Town Center including Trick-or-Treating, a costume contest, and a Halloween movie! 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.
IMPACT A HERO HALL OF FAME GALA
Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 5:30 P.M.
Sugar Land Mariott Town Square

Impact a hero funds and facilitates the personal and proffesional growth of combat veterans and their caregivers. We remove barriers to their growth and provide opportunities for their progress. 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.
Zombie Charge
Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 8 a.m
Richmond 22011 Southwest Freeway,, Richmond, TX

Zombies chase runners navigating 8–12 challenges—such as climbing walls and tunnels—set up throughout woodland trails, open fields, and muddy swamps. 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.
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.
HMSA Classical 25K
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Prairie Ave and Bagby St Houston, TX

THE race of the season! Thousands of runners from years past will tell you, you do NOT want to miss this race!" 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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