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10/12/2022
By Analisa Terrell Join us on Friday, November 4, 2022 for a lunch and learn celebration of Native American History Month on the Wharf at Avenida Houston. Enjoy musical and dance performances, "lite bite" foods, cultural displays and a featured discussion of the past and present of Houston's Native American tribes by Chance Locinda Landry of the Lipan Apache Nation and the Founder,... Read More »
9/27/2022
Houston's iconic facility, the George R. Brown Convention Center is 35 years old. The facility has not only been an economic driver for the city, it has also been a place of refuge during crisis. From hosting the NFL Super Bowl 51 Experience to providing shelter for 10,000 people fleeing the high waters of Hurricane Harvey, the GRB as it's fondly known, is a source of pride for... Read More »
9/7/2022
Houston First Corp. is presenting Recuerdos de Juventud , Memories of My Youth by local artist, Guadalupe Hernandez.  The public will be able to enjoy the exhibit on display daily through November 6, 2022 in Partnership Tower, 701 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX 77010. (2 nd Floor Garage Lobby of Partnership Tower) Recuerdos de Juventud , Memories of My Youth examines Hernandez’s... Read More »
9/7/2022
What better place to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month than at Avenida Houston, downtown's hottest entertainment destination! The Plaza will come alive with visual art, music, dance and other festivities Saturday, September 17, 2022 from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. in honor of the contributions and achievements of Hispanic Americans.   This year a collection of experiences will include... Read More »
7/27/2022
Been to downtown Houston much? Or are you looking to make your first visit? With many of the local sports stadiums, bars, restaurants, and luxury hotels literally a stone’s throw away from one another, a weekend downtown can be one filled with fun and excitement. Throughout the year, guests can enjoy free programming and activities at Avenida Houston - the city’s entertainment and... Read More »
7/14/2022
Did you know that some of the coolest art can be found right inside of Partnership Tower at Avenida Houston? Well, it’s true! Just this past month, Avenida Houston ushered in its newest sculpture and wait until you see it!   Now through November 5, guests can come check out “Uneven/Parallel” – a sculpture made up of aluminum, wood, silk, and polyester – on the... Read More »
6/28/2022
This summer downtown Houston will be all aglow as Houston First Corp. and Avenida Houston will be debuting its latest work of art, “Roseaux,” which is set to make its premiere this Friday, July 1.   “Roseaux” is a “particip’active” installation, which provides both an immersive and interactive experience for all passersby that choose to engage the... Read More »
3/25/2022
After more than two years, “Party on the Plaza” at Avenida Houston has returned to its in-person music series, which will have a revamped concept and design for guests to enjoy on Friday, April 8. Attendees will be able to enjoy live music, beverages, a massive 14-foot selfie display for unique photo opportunities, and an array of festive lighting throughout the space. The series will... Read More »
3/11/2022
  Downtown will be filled with live music once again as Avenida Houston will be returning its Blues & More music series this weekend beginning on Saturday, March 12! During the next few months, individuals will have the opportunity to check out live bands and musicians for both lunch and happy hour. Check out the schedule below for more info.   March 12 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Charly... Read More »
1/31/2022
  Avenida Houston to celebrate 2022 Black History Month each weekend in February Avenida Houston will be the center of free fun activities for the public and families to enjoy for this year’s Black History Month celebration. Each weekend, programming will feature art, music, minority vendors, and educational activities that reflect and celebrate Houston’s rich diversity. ... Read More »
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