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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 »
8/8/2019
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 »
7/25/2019
It's here! After much anticipation, the long-awaited Welcome Center has graced the Avenida. And like everything on the Avenida, its doing so with a bang! The center is hosting a celebratory event in honor of its opening with Pan Dulce HTX and artist David Maldonado. On July 26 th from 7-10 p.m. guests are encouraged to come socialize and participate in an environment that celebrates learning... Read More »
7/22/2019
As we near the end of July, we're over the moon with so many memories of all the Space City adventures that took place on the Avenida. From Discovery Green's 50 th lunar landing celebration to space-themed refreshments and exhibits, this month has been truly remarkable. Three of those remarkable adventures currently live in the GRB. The space-themed art installations Apollo Redux,... Read More »
7/11/2019
Mark your calendars for July 20 th at 6 p.m because that's when all the fun kicks off at Discovery Green's "A Giant Leap" to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. ✨ From 6 to 10 p.m., Discovery Green will be an oasis of all things space-themed. Did we mention it's all FREE?!  From a paratrooper landing by the Golden Knights and the United States... Read More »
7/3/2019
July is finally upon us, and the Avenida has never been more ready to celebrate! With #SpaceCity month and Independence Day gracing the long list of festivities happening this month, there's a lot of fun to choose from. Here are some of the big things happening during July that we think you'll enjoy! 🌘💥   Drink The Flag at The Rustic- July 4 th Still looking for plans for the... Read More »
6/24/2019
After a long day of work, we're all ready to hit happy hour. The problem is, there are so many options and so little time!  To make it easier on you, we've hand-picked some of the Avenida's best happy hour specials. 🍹✨ Kulture The party simply never stops at this urban comfort kitchen restaurant! Kulture offers a week long happy hour from 4- 7 p.m. The Happy Hour menu offers... Read More »
6/14/2019
Last night,  Houston Insiders, local bloggers, and staff and community members joined together to celebrate the kick off of Avenida Houston's newest interactive art exhibit, IMPULSE! The installation officially opens today, June 14 th and will run until September 2 nd . Here are some pictures we've rounded up of last night's fun to show you what you're in store for with these... Read More »
6/5/2019
With June comes the summer season, and that means tons of exciting activities going on around the Avenida! With so many options and so little time, we decided to compile some of this month's events that we think you'll really enjoy! The Ultimate Prince Party 3 with Mr. Chris (June 7 th ) Come pay homage to the legend that is Prince at MKT Bar's FREE Ultimate Prince Party 3, hosted... Read More »
2/15/2019
February is Black History Month, and here in Houston, there are amazing cultural contributions all around from African-Americans. Here are things to do to experience Black History Month in Downtown Houston. African American Library Archives at GRB Feb 12-28 - When walking through the George R. Brown Convention Center, stop to take a look at the new display. In celebration of Black History month,... Read More »
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