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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 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.
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.
Scream on the Green®
Friday, October 28, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Discovery Green 1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX

Have a spooky good time at Houston’s ninth annual citywide costume contest and Halloween celebration for the whole family, there will be prizes, Halloween spectacle, movie, music by DJ ASTRA and more! 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.
PurpleStride Houston
Saturday, November 5, 2016 Houston Sports Park 12131 Kirby Dr, Houston, TX
Join us to help us make strides against pancreatic cancer at our 5K family-friendly run/walk event. Enjoy a day filled with children's activities, music, refreshments, our ShopPurple store, and more! Details.
Houston Wine Fest
Saturday, November 5, 2016 3:00 p.m.
Waterworks Park 105 Sabine, Houston, TX

Tickets for the 2016 Houston Wine Fest are officially on sale. Get yours for $30 by using promo code 2016 at checkout. Your ticket comes with entry to the festival, wine samples, and entertainment. There will be over 50 different wines for you to sample and purchase!! We look forward to seeing you Details.
The 2016 Houston Heart Walk
Saturday, November 5, 2016 8:30 a.m.
Texas Medical Center: SEL Lot - 1522 William C Harvin Blvd. Houston, TX

The Heart Walk is the American Heart Association's premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No. 5 killers - heart disease and stroke. Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living, the Heart Walk creates an environment that's fun and rewarding for the entire family. Details.
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.
XPLORE Houston - Urban Adventure Race
Saturday, December 3, 2016 12:00 p.m.
Downtown Houston, TX

Your team can travel on foot or use public transit as you race to various locations around the city, solve clues, and interact with locals to complete wild challenges along the way. XPLORE is a massive scavenger hunt gone wild where you'll get to experience the city like never before, meet lots of other fun adventurers, and get a great workout! 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.
Commitment Day
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Life Time Fitness, 815 Town & Country Lane, Houston, TX

Start the New Year off on the right foot – literally – by joining thousands of others for a nationwide 5K Fun Run and Walk. Continue the celebration by inviting all of your family and friends for a weekend filled with entertaining events and activities for everyone. Yep – that’s right, everyone in your community is invited! Details.
Chevron Houston Marathon
Sunday, January 15, 2017
Downtown Houston, TX

As you run this highly acclaimed course, you’ll be cheered on by more than 200,000 supporters and spectators who make Houston renowned for its hospitality. From belly dancers, Elvis impersonators and tuba players to marching bands, radio stations, cheerleaders and bag pipers, a multitude of Hoopla brigadiers line the course to entertain and cheer you on to the finish! 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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