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11/14/2019
So you've broken out the ugly sweaters, cranked up the holidays jams and are scouring the internet looking for the latest holiday bash? On November 22nd from 6-10pm, Discovery Green transforms into Frostival, the winter wonderland of your dreams, and it's FREE! ✨ Experience an ice-carving demonstration by the one and only Reverend Butter and the DLG Ice Factory. Snap an Instagram... Read More »
10/28/2019
It's holiday season, y'all! Also known as the most magical time of the year. ✨❄️ It's also the most magical time on the Avenida! As we transition into sweater weather, we have a lot of exciting events for you to jam-pack into your already busy calendar! Here's a look at the top events happening on the Avenida this November: Dia De Los Muertos- Nov. 1 st Come celebrate Day of... Read More »
10/17/2019
It's October, and the Halloween activities have commenced! There are quite a few wonderfully spooky and festive activities available Downtown.... but our personal favorite is Discovery Green's FREE annual Halloween celebration, "Scream on the Green" on October 25 th from 6-10 pm 😉 In the spirit of everything Halloween, the park will host a variety of ghoulish fun. From... Read More »
10/3/2019
Fall is finally here and here on the Avenida we have a lineup of festive, fun activities happening! Here are some upcoming events that we think will leave you FALLing head over heels.  😜 Party on the Plaza: The Marcus King Trio featuring Sir Woman- October 3 rd , 6-10pm Party on the Plaza's fall season has officially arrived! Back and better than ever, come out to the Avenida Plaza to... Read More »
10/3/2019
As we continue our celebration of Hispanic Heritage month on the Avenida, we can't forget about the many Hispanic designers that bring such talent and joy with their creations. Our boutique, LAUNCH, is full of many beautiful items crafted by local artists. Many of them are of hispanic origin. Here's a breakdown of all the amazingly talented young, latin designers, whose products live... Read More »
9/23/2019
Avenida's marvelous music series is back for the fall season, making its return on Thursday, October 3 rd . Not unlike previous seasons of Party on the Plaza, this season's lineup has a series that'll leave you wanting to add every concert to your calendar. The free concert series will showcase some of the finest local and regional musical talent, accompanied by mouthwatering food and... Read More »
9/11/2019
Here on the Avenida, we have beautiful art year round. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, here's some inspired works to check out by some of Houston's finest Hispanic artists. ✨ INFINITUS, Mariana Sammartino (pictured above) Location: George R. Brown Convention Center,  Level 1, Inside Welcome Center Born in Mendoza Argentina, and educated in both Argentine and the USA, Mariana... Read More »
9/5/2019
Saying goodbye to summer doesn't have to be sad! Here on the Avenida, we've got a great fall line-up of fun events for you and your loved ones to attend. Down on the plaza, the fun keeps rolling as long as the clock's still ticking! Here are some events we think you'll love. ✨ KHOU's Countdown to Kickoff Watch Party (September 7 th) Join KHOU 11 to celebrate the start of... Read More »
8/14/2019
We all know that Avenida has a list of happy hours that are to die for, but did you know that the restaurants on the Avenida also have some pretty spectacular seasonal drinks on their menu too? Here are some drinks that we think you'll enjoy after a long, hot summer's day. 🍸✨   The Grove's "Pomegranate Margarita"- $6 Margarita's are always a cult favorite, but... Read More »
8/8/2019
August is here and it's time to soak up the last few weeks of summer! Even though summer is winding down, the Avenida is still overflowing with fun activities. We've rounded up some of the top upcoming events you HAVE to experience before you say goodbye to summer 2019. ✨ Houston Restaurant Weeks (August 1 st - September 2 nd ) Nothing screams fun like food, and with Houston... Read More »
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