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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
L ast 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,... Read More »
5/30/2019
This July, Houston will kick off Space City month in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing. The city of Houston plays such a vital role in the history of space and travel and what better way to honor that than to display NASA's original Lunar Rover! The rover will be on display from June through August, located on the first floor of the George R. Brown Convention Center. Come... Read More »
5/30/2017
Avenida Houston's free events keep moving as Compagnie XY comes to Downtown Houston with their performance of "It's not yet midnight." This will be the group's first American performance. Afterwards, they will perform at the Spoleto Festival, Lincoln Center and in Montreal.  The acrobatic performance will feature flying, fighting, dancing and danger as 22 acrobats... Read More »
5/30/2017
After opening in late 2016, the Marriott Marquis Houston has gained national attention for its all-star lineup of restaurants, elegant rooms and its famous Texas-shaped lazy river. Its position within Avenida Houston provides guests with countless opportunities for adventure.  About the Marquis The Marriott Marquis is a 1,000-room hotel that offers over 150,000 square feet of meeting space.... Read More »
4/4/2017
Lauded as Houston's " most anticipated new restaurant ," Xochi brings the flavors of Oaxaca, Mexico to Downtown Houston. Award-winning chef Hugo Ortega's second restaurant is located on the ground floor of the Marriott Marquis and has outdoor seating for guests to view Discovery Green and downtown life.  Every Sunday, Xochi offers a one-of-a-kind brunch buffet. With the... Read More »
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