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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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Zoo Lights
November 18, 2017 - January 15, 2018
HOUSTON ZOO, HOUSTON, TX
Twinkling Lights. Hot Chocolate. Family. What Do The Holidays Mean To You? The Houston Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland! TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights celebrates its sixth year as one of Houston’s most well-loved holiday traditions. Details.
63rd Annual Houston Boat, Sport & Travel Show
January 5 - 14, 2018
NRG Center Houston, TX
After 60 years, the annual Houston International Boat, Sport & Travel Show is still the largest Indoor Show on the Gulf Coast with a little something for every member of the family. Details.
Cheveron Houston Marathon
Sunday, January 14, 2018
George R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida De Las Americas Houston, TX
This annual 26.2, 13.1 and 3.1 mile run, which begins and ends at downtown's George R. Brown Convention Center, has steadily grown to attract more than 20,000 entrants from around the world and 200,000 spectators. Details.
MLK Grande Parade
Monday, January 15, 2018 at 10 a.m.
MIDTOWN HOUSTON 1200 Holman Street, San Jacinto Street at Elgin Street Houston, TX
The MLK Grande Parade will feature more than 300 culturally diverse performing groups from across the nation, including 30 award winning marching bands. Details.
Houston Auto Show
January 24 - 28, 2018
NRG CENTER One NRG PARK Houston TX,
For the 35th year, the Houston Auto Show brings the automotive world to Texas, allowing consumers to see, touch, drive and experience the industry’s latest and greatest offerings. Details.
World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest
February 22 - 24, 2018
NRG Park Houston, TX
The Contest is three days of cooking, competition, eating and dancing. The sweet aroma drifts over the Houston metropolis, drawing crowds like bees to honey. Trophies are awarded to teams preparing the best dish in each category (brisket, chicken, pork and spare ribs) as well as an overall winner. Details.
Lunar New Year Houston
February 24 - 25, 2018
Viet Hoa Center at Beltway Plaza 8388 W. Sam Houston Prky South Houston, TX
Lunar New Year Houston is dedicated to preserving this venerated, sacred tradition in all its ancient authenticity. Entire families, from great grand-elders to tiny toddlers, join in our ageless celebration to welcome the New Year and be blessed with the Good Luck of the Lions & Dragons. Details.
Houston’s Kosher Chili Cookoff
Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 12 pm
The ERJCC 5601 S Braeswood Blvd, Houston, TX
The cookoff attracts more than 3,500 attendees annually for live music, a moonwalk, climbing walls, balloon artists, a jalapeno eating contest and a silent auction as they taste some of Houston's best kosher chili. Details.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™
February 27 - March 18, 2018
One NRG Park Houston, TX
The kickoff for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ is the Rodeo Parade, after trail riders ride into town and set up camp in Memorial Park. All 20 championship rodeo competitions are concluded with entertainment by music superstars. Details.
Azalea Trail
March 2 - 4, 2018
River Oaks Garden Club 2503 Westheimer Road Houston, TX
One of the surest signs of spring in Houston is the annual Azalea Trail. Houstonians and visitors view the spectacular gardens at Bayou Bend and Rienzi and visit River Oaks' exquisite private homes and admire their breathtaking gardens. Details.
33rd Annual "Lookin' Good" Shamrock Strut Fun Run Kids K/5K/10K
Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 7:45 a.m.
Houston Eye Associates Building, 2855 Gramercy, Houston, TX
Start your own Shamrock Strut team! Gather at least eight of your walking/running buddies and strut together! Send your fundraising link to your friends and family members and encourage them to support you and the many adults and children on the verge of losing their eyesight. Details.
Buffalo Bayou Regatta
Saturday, March 10, 2018
Allen’s Landing 1001 Commerce Street Houston, TX
The Buffalo Bayou Regatta is the largest canoe and kayak race in Texas. Over 200 vessels are expected to hit the waters in in west Houston, racing and enjoying the day, ending in Sesquicentennial Park in Downtown Houston. Details.
Tour de Houston
Sunday, March 18, 2018
Hermann Square at City Hall located at 901 Bagby Houston, TX
Now in its 11th year, the annual bike ride offers Houstonians and visitors a unique way to view the city with routes winding through Houston's historic neighborhoods, scenic districts and parks while raising funds for the city's Reforest Houston program. Details.
Bayou City Art Festival
March 23 - 25, 2018
MEMORIAL PARK 6501 1/2 Memorial Drive Houston, TX
The Bayou City Art Festival at Memorial Park kicks off spring as Houston’s premier outdoor fine arts event. Details.
Fight For Air Climb
Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 8 AM
1001 Fannin Building (Formerly First City Tower) Houston, TX
When you participate in a Fight For Air Climb, you are stepping up to make a positive impact in the lives of those affected by lung disease. Participants raise funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association while training to climb the stairs of a skyscraper. Details.
Houston Open
March 26 - April 1, 2018
Golf Club Of Houston 5680 Wilson Road Humble, TX
Played at the Golf Club of Houston, 156 of the world's best golfers compete in the Houston Open in pursuit of the $5 million-plus purse. Details.
McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival
April 7 - 8, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
901 Bagby, Houston, Texas
Two days of games, circus acts, rides, food, beverages, and entertainment for all ages centered in downtown Houston. Details.
Animal Egg Hunt at the Houston Zoo
Friday, April 14, 2018 at 9:00 am
Houston Zoo 200 Hermann Park Dr Houston, TX
Stroll through the zoo and see all of the paper maché eggs that the animals are playing with throughout the day. Details.
Art Car Parade
Friday, April 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Houston, TX
More than 250,000 spectators line downtown’s streets to view this parade, which showcases Houston’s most outlandish folk art creations on wheels. The Fruit Mobile, a 1967 Ford station wagon, started the craze in 1986. Details.
WorldFest: Houston International Film Festival
April 20 - 29, 2018
The AMC Studio 30 at Dunvale 2949 Dunvale Rd Huston, TX
WorldFest brings a blend of feature films, shorts, screenplays, TV commercials, music videos and documentaries to viewers throughout the area. Details.
Houston Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Houston, TX (Allen's Landing)
The festival will showcase 30 teams competing along the banks of Buffalo Bayou at Allen's Landing, and will feature Asian cuisine, music, arts and crafts, and cultural performances for the whole family. Details.
Zoo Ball
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Houston Zoo, Houston, TX
This annual affair is a springtime celebration like no other. The black-tie evening will feature animal ambassadors, live and silent auctions, a seated dinner, and dancing to the tunes of IDT Band. Details.
Houston Gala 2018
Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Hilton Americas-Houston 1600 Lamar Street Houston, TX
Spectacular fashion show by Manish Malhotra , India's top fashion designer brings Bollywood glamour to Houston for the first time. Benefiting education and literacy in India. Details.
Houston Crawfish, Crab & Grill Festival
May 12 - 13, 2018
Hobby Event Center, 9906 Gulf Freeway
Crawfish, music and more Details.
Pasadena Strawberry Festival
May 18 - 20, 2018
Pasadena Fairgrounds 7603 Red Bluff Rd Pasadena, TX
A barbecue cook-off, a beauty pageant, arts and crafts, live entertainment, teen battle of the bands and the world's largest strawberry shortcake are all part of the Pasadena Strawberry Festival. Details.
Comicpalooza
May 25 - 27, 2018
George R. Brown Convention Center 1001 Avenida De Las Americas Houston, TX
Comicpalooza continues to be the best multi-format pop culture con in the southwest including J-Fashion, cosplay, a film festival, literary conference, a code fest, maker space, Mars Rover rides, video and tabletop gaming, professional wrestling, & roller derby bouts. Details.
Pride Houston
Monday, June 23, 2018 at 12 P.M.
Downtown Surrounding City Hall Houston, TX
The largest Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transsexual event in the Southwest takes place each year during the Houston Pride Parade where 1,000 participants entertain 150,000 spectators with an empowering blend of light, color and sound with beautiful floats, costumes and performances. Details.

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