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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 Restaurants Week Raising funds for Houston Food Bank
Monday August 1 - Monday Sept. 5, 2016
Various Locations

Planned by volunteers, HRW donates 100% of the funds raised to the Houston Food Bank. Participating restaurants make donations to the Food Bank based upon how many brunches, lunches and dinners they sell during the event. Details.
Amazing Houston Comic Con
September 9 - 11, 2016
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.
Bikes & Bites
Saturday, September 24, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
Washington Ave. Corridor, Houston TX

Benefiting the L3 Foundation helping kids fight Cancer. Riding bikes is cool, Washington Ave is cool & small bites are cool. But what is even cooler? Mashing them together in Houston's official Bike Pub Crawl! Details.
Texas Home & Garden Show
September 24 - 25, 2016
Houston Reliant Center

Explore a wide range of the newest home and garden products - From windows and doors to ceilings and floors. If it belongs in a home you'll find it at the Home and Garden Show. Details.
Houston Escape Room
Weekends in October, 2016
100 Jackson St, Ste 120 Houston, TX

The Houston Escape Room appeals to all kinds of groups from corporate to family to friends. Within one hour, we will help create a memorable experience for those that attend. We help test and improve your cooperation, communication, and teamwork skills. The Houston Escape Room is suitable for all ages. Details.
Autumn Art and Texas Wine Festival
October 1 - 2, 2016
Old Town Spring TX

You will be able to taste wines from around the great Lone Star State while strolling through some great original art from many of the states talented artists. Also grab a glass of wine and visit one of our 150 quaint shops. You will relax as you enjoy walking shop to shop on our beautifull tree-lined streets. Details.
The Houston Weird Homes Tour
Saturday, October 8, 2016 10:00 a.m.
Various Homes Houston, TX

The First Annual Weird Homes Tour Houston will take participants on a journey through some of Houston’s most extraordinary homes in a self-paced, self-driving tour like none other. Through our homes tour (which is self paced and self guided) We want to highlight the many homes (and people!) that are working to reverse that statistic in Austin and Houston. Details.
Texas Renaissance Festival
October 12 - December 1, 2016
21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX

The Texas Renaissance Festival is the Nation's largest, most acclaimed Renaissance fairs where the sights, sounds, tastes and beauty of the 16th Century come alive every Saturday and Sunday for 8 weekends Details.
Wings Over Houston Air Show
October 22 - 23, 2016
Ellington Airport Houston, TX

Spread throughout the Airshow are numerous static (non-flying) displays of modern military and civilian aircraft. Tour the inside of a "Hurricane Hunter", walk through a massive cargo transport, examine all types of helicopters, training aircraft, experimental planes, and more! You can visit with the pilots and crew of the planes and maybe even grab an autograph or giveaway token. Details.
Something Wicked 2016
October 29 - 30, 2016
Sam Houston Race Park 7575 North Sam Houston Pkwy W, Houston, TX

Something Wicked returns to Houston the weekend of Halloween for an incredible journey through spine-tingling performances from today's most in-demand electronic artists. The hallowed festival grounds will be transformed with the spirit of dance and haunting stage production design Details.
Houston Half Marathon
Sunday, October 30, 2016
1000 Bagby St, Houston, TX

The half marathon is perfectly timed as a warm-up race to the Chevron Houston Marathon, or you can complete the 10K in preparation for the Aramco Half Marathon. Details.
Canstruction
Saturday, November 5, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016
City Centre 800 Town and Country Blvd. Houston, TX

A unique competition and food drive where Houston area architects, engineers and construction firms, and students build creative and ingenious canstructures with canned food and other non-perishable food items. All items are then donated to the Houston Food Bank. Details.
Walk to End Alzheimer's
Saturday, November 5, 2016 9:30 a.m.
University of Houston - Lynn Eusan Park Houston, TX

All funds raised through Walk to End 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.
Houston Sweet Week
November 6 - 13, 2016
Bakeries, Scoop Shops + Chocolate Shops Houston, TX

Lead by Houston’s resident “Sugar Fairy” Rebecca Masson and Cookie Pro Michael Savino, the inaugural Houston Sweet Week will celebrate the city’s incredible pastry community while supporting No Kid Hungry’s work to end childhood hunger. Details.
Nutcracker Market
November 10 – 13, 2016
NRG Center NRG Pkwy, Houston, TX

For those with a passion to shop, the Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market will feature 300 merchants, offering unique items for everyone, including home décor, food, clothing, toys, toiletries, novelties, ornaments, pottery, pewter, accessories and more…just in time for your holiday shopping! Details.
2016 Houston Via Colori® Street Painting Festival
Sunday, November 20, 2016
Hermann Square 901 Bagby Houston, TX

This year’s festival promises to be even bigger, with artists creating around the theme of A Colorful World, bands playing live music on three stages and great food and activities putting smiles on the faces of people of all ages. Via Colori is a fundraiser for The Center for Hearing and Speech, a non-profit organization committed to helping children with hearing loss listen, speak and read. Details.
The Nutcracker
November 25 – December 27, 2016
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. In this, the most traditional tale, Clara and Drosselmeyer travel together to the Land of the Sweets where the Sugar Plum Fairy is reunited with her prince - and where the magic happens. Details.
A Mozart Thanksgiving
November 26 - 27, 2016
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

Give thanks for Mozart when veteran soloist and conductor Jeffrey Kahane leads an all-Mozart program this Thanksgiving weekend. Mozart’s dramatic Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor is the perfect foil for his charming and sensuous Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major. Details.
Very Merry Pops
December 2 - 4, 2016
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

In typical Very Merry Pops tradition, expect a “Winter Wonderland” which includes sweeping sounds of the Houston Symphony Chorus, beautiful new arrangements by our maestro—and of course, Santa! Details.
12 Days of Christmas
Saturday, December 3, 2016 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

Join the orchestra, along with the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts Chorale, to hear calling birds, French hens, turtle doves and, of course, a partridge in a pear tree, performed on stage in an interactive audience-participation program. Details.
2016 Men's College Cup
December 9 - 11, 2016
BBVA Compass Stadium 2200 Texas Ave Houston, TX

East downtown will be humming as the cup promises the excitement of the top 4 Division I teams competing for the national title. Details.
Handel's Messiah
December 16 - 18, 2016
Jones Hall, 615 Louisiana St Houston, TX

This timeless classic is brought to life through brilliant Baroque arias and rousing choruses. From “Ev’ry Valley” to the famed “Hallelujah” chorus, Handel’s Messiah is a true Houston Symphony holiday tradition. Details.
Houston Super Bowl
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Game Day, Sunday, February 5, 2017
Give Texans the opportunity to put on a big show and they will never disappoint. Marke your calendar for Sunday, February 5, 2017 and come early for Houston celebrations, parties, attractions and concerts!! Check back often!! Details.

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