What is Avenida Houston? Avenida Houston is the newest place to sip, stroll and savor in downtown Houston. The name “Avenida” comes from Avenida de las Americas, the boulevard that fronts the George R. Brown Convention Center and runs from Minute Maid Park to the Hilton Americas-Houston hotel ... read more

Explore Avenida

  • Dining

    Houston is the Culinary Capital of the South, offering authentic flavors from around the world at 10,000 culturally diverse restaurants. Avenida Houston, with a plentiful infusion of restaurants and bars, adds mightily to a mix that runs the gamut....

  • Events

    Any discussion of things to do in Avenida Houston starts – but by no means ends – at Discovery Green. The 12-acre park is an urban oasis for visitors and locals alike. Yoga, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding are just some of unexpected pleasures...

  • Art/Culture

    Art is one of the beautifying agents of change in Avenida Houston, indoors and outdoors. Ten works, each created by a local artist, will be placed at locations throughout the district. They are fabricated in a variety of media and explore many...

  • Hotels

    Houston's hotel market is on fire. Construction is everywhere, but nowhere is it more apparent than downtown, especially near Avenida Houston. The Marriott Marquis Houston, with 1,000 rooms and its iconic Texas-shaped lazy river pool, is the inn...

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