Category - Avenida

Avenida Houston’s iconic Party on the Plaza returns on Thursday, Sept. 13 with an award-winning lineup this fall. Presented by Bud Light, the free concert series presents live performances by local and regional bands, as well as food and a craft brew station every other Thursday from 6 to 10 pm through October 25. But the music doesn't stop there. With Discovery Green, The Thursday... Read More »
Mother’s Day. It’s the one day dedicated to spoiling the person who keeps it all together - Mom. Loved by all and the family’s number one fan, life just wouldn’t be the same without them. For all the planners out there who’ve already picked out that perfect card that says everything and found that beautiful arrangement of flowers, Congratulations! The only things left... Read More »
Cinco de Mayo is this Saturday, May 5, and there’s no better neighborhood than Avenida Houston that celebrates the holiday. Whether someone is a resident or visitor, one can’t be in the area on May 5 and not either learn a little history from a proud Houstonian on Mexico's victory over France or see a beautifully-ornate parade that celebrates Mexican culture. But what would a... Read More »
Friday is right around the corner, which means it’s weekend prep time! With so many options to enjoy around H-Town, it’s just a matter of what fits the mood and where to go. That’s where things can get tricky. So, where can people go to see a movie, explore art, hear live music, watch sports or get a bite to eat? Luckily for families, friends and just about anyone looking to have... Read More »
Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! In this day and age, introducing eco-friendly habits into a daily routine is easier than ever. Carpooling, using a stylish water bottle, buying green products or bringing reusable bags to the store are just a few ways to recognize Mother Earth. There are also plenty of fun ways to celebrate Earth Day, in addition to sustainable acts, with family and friends. Here are 5... Read More »
Party on the Plaza Starts with a Bang! The Party on the Plaza series kicked off last Thursday at Avenida Houston with an upbeat and oddly entertaining mix. The free outdoor concert, set in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center, opened with deejay and drum master DK the Drummer, who had the crowd moving to his high energy and hip house mixes. Dance the Night Away As the fun continued, fans... Read More »
Opening is Here! The 2017 World Series Champion  Houston Astros  are back with a bang to defend their title. Being part of the Opening Day experience on April 2 won’t be easy. But using this guide might help make your visit to a game a memorable one. From April to September, fans flock to Minute Maid Park for baseball, food, and fun! The venue is conveniently located in... Read More »
St. Patrick’s Day is approaching, a day when those who are Irish celebrate the patron saint of Ireland and those who aren’t technically Irish express their appreciation for all things Irish. Green is worn, beer is had (for those 21+, of course) and sometimes a pinch here or there. Surely with so many celebrations and things to do around town, one feels the Luck of the Irish downtown at... Read More »
Cirque du Soleil’s Corteo will prepare to soar high this weekend at the Toyota Center. The team for Corteo , which is the Italian meaning for joyous procession, shared behind the scenes moments during rehearsal. Corteo brings the audience into its theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated by a clown in a mysterious space between heaven and earth. All of this is carried out by... Read More »
Happy days are here again with the opening of a second season on March 2 for The Roller Rink at Discovery Green. This time around, Roller Rink returns with a new and improved skating surface, colorful lighting and festivities, including a presentation by Roller Derby Girls. Plus, there's live music and fun weekly programming, like old-school music on Throwback Thursdays and... Read More »