Chiseled into the Downtown skyline and tucked between three professional sports venues is a destination that will take your Houston experience to the next level. Avenida Houston is the city's newest dining, entertainment and arts district. The development includes the George R. Brown Convention Center, Discovery Green park, Hilton Americas-Houston and Marriott Marquis.

Come experience cuisine from all around the world, the relaxation of the Texas-shaped lazy river at the Marriott Marquis and fantastic views of the Downtown skyline. Walk the Avenida Plaza before the game and listen to live music, or experience festivals and other events at Discovery Green. You'll also see major public art installations that reflect the people and passions of Houston. No matter what you're looking to taste or experience, you're likely to find it at Avenida Houston.

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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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