Some Favorite Places in Houston
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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Upcoming things to do in Houston!
April 2 - May 1, 2016
Old Town Spring
Celebrating 30 years! The Texas Crawfish & Music Festival, one of the most anticipated festivals in the greater Houston area, is bigger and better than ever with 25 tons of Crawfish, bands performing on 3 stages over 2 weekends! Details
April 29 - May 8, 2016
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
May 7 - 8, 2016 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
Mother's Day May 8, 2016 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
Saturday, May 28, 2016
SilverWood Country Retreat 23235 Margerstadt Rd Waller, TX
Are you ready to play DIRTY? Don't worry, we are too! The Original Mud Run is a 5K/10K military style obstacle course. 2016 marks the 7th year of piling on the grime in Houston. Yep, this year we have two courses! A 5K, 3.1 mile course with 18 plus obstacles and a 10K, 6.2 mile course with 30+ military style obstacles. Details
Christmas in July 5K + Kids K
Saturday, July 9, 2016 7:00 a.m.
The Salvation Army 1500 Austin St. Houston, TX
This Run will benefit the Salvation Army directly. ?Proceeds will go to Salvation Army's programs that enrich the lives of the people of Houston through the six Corps/Community Centers, six residential complexes, two social services offices, and college preparation program. Details
Million Dollar Quartet
July 12 - 14, 2016
Miller Outdoor Theatre 6000 Hermann Park Dr. Houston, TX
On December 4, 1956, history was made when these four young musicians gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest impromptu jam sessions ever. It brings to light the extraordinary story of broken promises, secrets, and the once-in-a-lifetime celebration of four friends that is both poignant and heartwarming. Details
Stars & Stripes: A Patriotic Medley
Saturday, July 30, 7:30 p.m.
2536 Times Blvd Houston, TX
The Mosaic Hub will present a patriotic medley of artistic awe, as it honors the stars and stripes of the good ol' USA - land of the free and home of the brave. The stage will be infused with American inspired works of art and music. A portion of proceeds will benefit Warfighter Foundation. Details
All year events
Game Day, Sunday, February 5, 2017
Give Texans the opportunity to put on a big show and they will never disappoint. The countdown for Super Bowl LI is still more than 350 days away, but that doesn’t mean Houstonians are waiting when it comes to representing their hometown. There are plans for a large, free to the public celebration in the area around Discovery Green which will have attractions and concerts to bring people in for the week prior to the Super Bowl. Check back often!! Details