Downtown Events

Bingo gets trendy at Market Square Park in Downtown Houston. On December 12, 2013, park visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a night filled with music, fun and bingo for a historic night out. And this Blanket Bingo is special… it’s the Tacky Sweater Edition!  Attendees

The Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade will be on Thursday, November 28, 2013, at 9:00am, in Downtown Houston! Go HERE for the parade route!  The parade starts and stops near City Hall and the Central Library.  It goes up Smith, across Walker, down Milam to Pease and then back up Louisiana

The Ice Rink is getting ready to open at Discovery Green! We love the Ice at Discovery Green! We go multiple times each year and enjoy this winter activity in the mild Houston temperatures.  As I mentioned HERE, the kids can rent double bladed skates and practice in the toddler-rink.  The

Bingo gets trendy at Market Square Park in Downtown Houston. On November 14 and December 12, 2013, park visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a night filled with music, fun and bingo for a historic night out. Juliette went in September with her 6 year old

I really really really love when the ice rink opens at Discovery Green.  I love this outdoor activity in the mild winters of Houston. Each year, Discovery Green‘s model boat basin is transformed into an outdoor ice rink using renewable energy and water recycled from Kinder Lake. We go multiple times

I really want a babysitter on October 12.  I want to stroll through Market Square in Downtown Houston, and grab food and drinks along the way. Market Square is one of our favorite parts of Houston.  And how much fun would it be to walk around and listen to a

Bingo gets hip and trendy at Market Square Park in Downtown Houston. On October 3, November 14 and December 12, 2013, park visitors are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a night filled with music, fun and bingo for a historic night out. Juliette went in September with

The NBA All-Star Game has taken over Downtown Houston.  With events all weekend, the streets are buzzing.  Walking from the METRORail Station to Discovery Green, you actually feel like you are in the 4th largest city in the United States. We love downtown, but the weekends can often leave it

The Chevron Houston Marathon starts at 7:00am on January 13, 2013.  25,000 participants will take off from Minute Maid Park.  For course information, go HERE.  For road closures, go HERE. From downtown, participants run through the Heights and Montrose neighborhoods. At approximately mile 9, half marathoners split off from the

Today at 12:30pm, the Ben Milam Hotel at 1521 Texas, in Downtown Houston, will be imploded.  This is a 10 story building near Minute Maid Park that be replaced with a luxury residential complex. For details, go HERE. Whether or not you like this 80 year old building being demolished,