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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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Fight for Air Climb
Saturday, February 25, 2017 8:00 a.m.
First City Tower, 1001 Fannin St #3950, Houston, TX

By joining the Climb, you are helping 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, stadium, or other landmark building. Details.
Houston’s Kosher Chili Cookoff
Sunday, February 26, 2017, from 12:00 p.m.
ERJCC 5601 S. Braeswood 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.
Lookin' Good Shamrock Strut
Saturday, March 4, 2017 8:00 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.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
March 7 - 26, 2017
NRG Stadium Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ was organized for charitable, educational and scientific purposes to encourage and promote the breeding, raising and marketing of better livestock and farm products at public fairs and to promote and maintain research and educational functions within the livestock industry. Details.
Vintage Market Days of SW Houston/Coastal Plains
March 17 - 19, 2017
10215 FM 762 Rd Richmond, TX

VMD of SW Houston is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market with original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, home décor, yummies, and more. Details.
Pratham Houston 2016 Gala
Saturday, April 1, 2017 6:00 p.m.
Hilton Americas 1600 Lamar St 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 Children's Festival
April 1 - 2, 2017
Tranquility Park 400 Rusk St Houston, TX

With programming carefully aimed at specific age groups and interests, there is adventure and fun for everyone. The Houston Children’s Festival reigns supreme as “Number One for Family Fun!” Details.
Art Car Parade
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Allen Parkway & Taft St, Houston, TX

Watch as more than 250 rolling works of art turn concrete into a colorful canvas to celebrate the artist in everyone! Mobile masterpieces motor down Allen Parkway in the world?s oldest and largest Art Car Parade. Details.
Earth Day Houston
Saturday, April 8, 2017
Discovery Green, Houston, TX

The FREE one-day celebration will focus on the merits of mindful, sustainable living while educating and encouraging Houstonians to preserve, conserve and enhance our city and the Earth. Planned activities include eco-focused zones featuring interactive environmental awareness activities highlighting land, air, water, sustainability, healthy living and wildlife and habitat. Details.
Houston Barbecue Festival
Sunday, April 9, 2017
NRG Park Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX

Your favorite barbecue joints will be back this year - Blake’s BBQ, Blood Bros. BBQ, The Brisket House, Brooks’ Place BBQ, CorkScrew BBQ, El Burro & the Bull, Fainmous BBQ, Feges BBQ, Gatlin’s BBQ, Gerardo’s, Harlem Road Texas BBQ, Killen's Barbecue, Lenox Bar-B-Que and many, many more!! Details.
Zoo Ball 2017 An Aquatic Affair
Saturday, April 22, 2017
The Houston Zoo 6200 Hermann Park Dr 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.
Texas Crawfish Festival
April 29 - 30, 2017
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.
BP MS 150
April 29 - 30, 2017
Tully Stadium, Houston, TX

The ride is the largest event of its kind in North America, with 13,000 cyclists, 3,500 volunteers, and countless spectators along the route and at the finish line in Austin. Details.
Houston Dragon Boat Festival
Saturday, May 6, 2017 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.
The TriGirl Super Sprint Triathlon
Mother's Day May 14, 2017 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.
Galveston Beach Revue
May 18 - 21, 2017
2300 Strand Galveston, TX

The Revue features events Friday and Saturday culminating in the Bathing Beauties Contest. The contest itself has become a must-see event as locals and tourists of all ages swarm the beach and seawall for a glimpse at the vintage swimsuits, parasols, and of course the "world famous" Bathing Beauties themselves. Details.
annual National Learn to Row Day
Saturday, June 3, 2017 10:00 a.m.
Greater Houston Rowing Club 15910 Creek Bend Dr Sugar Land, TX

The day is set as a national awareness for learning to row.Competitive and recreational rowers range in age from 12 to over 90, so it is never too early or too late to take up the sport. Details.
Houston Exotic Auto Festival
Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 11:00 a.m.
NRG Stadium Reliant Pkwy, Houston, TX

Including local dealerships, aftermarket exhibitors, auto clubs and a variety of magnificent brands from non-automotive industries, the show offers private exotic and luxury car owners the unique opportunity to celebrate their masterpieces and compete under several categories in front of the most enthusiastic and demanding audience. Fabulous trophies and prizes will be awarded to the winners selected by a team of judges and the public. Details.
SuperCopa Week
June 5 - 12, 2017
Moneygram Soccer Park 2200 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX

This is an inaugural celebration of competitive youth soccer highlighted by the prestigious Premier boys tournament. Activities will include 3v3, Futsal, an invitational tournament and so much more. SuperCopa Week concludes with the second annual Premier girls tournament. Details.

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