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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 Water Festival
June 5 - 6, 2015
Discovery Green Houston, TX

Original music and art works by Chanson d'Eau in their first US appearance, the performance features floating, glowing "flowers" that open to reveal graceful dancers on Kinder Lake. The festival will also include a new commissioned dance performance, in celebration of water, by Karen Stokes Dance. Details.
Houston Beer Festival
June 7 - 8, 2014
Sam Houston Park 1000 Bagby St, Houston, TX
HBF features live entertainment with 4 stages of music hosting local and national acts. In addition to the entertainment, the Festival will feature a wide variety of arts and crafts along with many types of food and beverage. A wide variety of beers, both commercial and craft, will be sold. Details.
New Home and Remodeling Show
June 20 - 21, 2015
The NRG Center Houston, TX
Thr show features the latest in New Construction trends as well as the finest in Remodeling techniques for any upcoming home improvement project. Show attendees can take advantage of this "one stop shopping opportunity" to meet industry experts one-on-one and compare exhibitors to find the expert that will best suit their needs. Details.
2015 Freedom Over Texas
July 4, 2015
Downtown Houston, TX
The Mayor’s Official 4th of July Celebration has been a six hour event of festivities and tradition in Houston, for decades. Located in the newly renovated Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou, it has become Houston’s signature annual Independence Day celebration and attracts nationally recognized recording artists as well as regional and local talent. Details.
Bastille Day Celebration
July 14, 2015
Museum of Fine Arts 1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX

Every year on July 14th, French people in cities around the world celebrate Bastille Day, the day that marks the beginning of the French revolution that took place in 1789. In Houston this celebration of freedom and fraternity presents a unique opportunity to highlight and appreciate French culture, food, products, beverages and entertainment. Details.
Houston World Series of Dog Shows
July 15 - 19, 2015
NRG Stadium Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX
Celebrating 38 years, the Houston World Series of Dog Shows brings together hundreds of dogs to compete in events such as conformation and obedience. The lively performance events, exhibitions and relay races make for a great family event! Details.
Second Houston Latin Fest
August 1 - 2, 2015
Jones Plaza Louisiana @ Capitol Houston, TX

Since the Latin community of Houston is constantly growing and is so diverse we created a festival for all Latin people (El festival de todos los latinos) to promote unity, diversity and to preserve the tradition of Latin music for future generations like no other festival, featuring some of today's top performers in Latin music. Details.
Flavors of Houston
August 25, 2015
Hyatt Regency Houston 1200 Louisiana St. Houston, TX

Take your dining experience to the next level. At Flavors you’ll do more than just eat the food, you will witness culinary experts craft a meal tableside. This is one dinner that goes above and beyond the usual restaurant fare! Unleash your inner “foodie” and experience a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund the research, education, and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation. Details.
Theater District Open House
August 29, 2015
Wortham Theater Center 501 Texas Ave Houston, TX

Experience dance, music and theater! Visit the Alley Theatre, Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Wortham Theater Center and Jones Hall! Grab an event program when you arrive and check out what's happening throughout the day. Details.
Amazing Houston Comic Con
Sept 4 - 6, 2015
George R Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston, TX

Meet your favorite creators and celebrities at this 3-day event, filled with a giant exhibitors hall, an international artist alley, video game arena, hundreds of people in costume and more. There is something for everyone at the Amazing Houston Comic Con, from After Hours parties to family fun on Sunday Kid’s Day! Details.
Pearland International Festival 2015
September 19, 2015
Independence Park 3919 Liberty Dr Pearland TX

The Festival is going to be filled with live music, cultural dancing performances, activities, international food and vendor booths, children's entertainment, a kids zone, as well as the “Taste of Pearland” VIP tent with wine and fine art. Details.
2015 Houston Signature Chefs Auction
October 16, 2014
Silver Street Studios 2000 Edwards Houston, TX

This high-profile event attracts over 800 Houston philanthropists, including executives from many of the top socially-responsible corporations in Texas. Top local chefs prepare food for the guests while premium wine tasting and exclusive live auction items are also included -- a truly unique fine dining event. Details.
Wings Over Houston Airshow
October 17 - 18, 2015
Ellington Airport 510 Ellington Field, Houston, TX

One of Houston's largest non-profit civic events, the proceeds are used to sponsor the Wings Over Houston Scholarship Program for college students studying for careers in aviation, Aviation Career Education (ACE) Summer Academy for high school juniors and seniors interested in aviation, Commemorative Air Force aircraft restoration and flying historical programs, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Rotary Club, and many other area non-profit groups. Details.
The Houston Heart & Stroke Walk
November 7, 2015
NRG Park 8400 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX

Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke — the nation’s No.1 and No.4 killers. Thank you, our walkers, donors and volunteers who help fight heart disease and stroke. You are why we have the American Heart Association Heart Walk. Life is why is why we have our mission. Details.
Houston Walk to End Alzheimer's
November 7, 2015
Minute Maid Park 400 Hamilton St, Houston, TX

Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Association is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Details.

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