Avenida Visitors Center
Avenida Visitors Center
Avenida Eats
Avenida Eats
Avenida Launch

Welcome Center

Houston's new Welcome Center has arrived and it's got it all.

Our reimagined convention campus Avenida Houston is just getting better. This fall, a new Welcome Center has joined Avenida. Serving as a resource for visitors, it offers detailed information to Houston events and attractions, as well as a new, grab 'n go restaurant—Avenida Eats.  Additionally, the new Welcome Center houses Launch, a retail outlet that showcases the creations of local designers and artisans providing shoppers with a variety of Houston-inspired products including fashion, handmade jewelry, purses, soaps, teas, and everything under the sun.

Welcome Center Hours:
Monday: Closed 
Tues-Fri: 8am-5pm 
Sat & Sun: 10am- 5pm


1001 Avenida de las Americas 77010

Inside the Welcome Center...

Avenida Visitors Center

Visitor’s Center

The new and improved Visitor's Center has an attendant available during store hours to answer any travel inquiries about the city. Visitors can also access the Market Place on-site through the use of iPads. Local magazines, itineraries and OVG’s can also be found in this section.

Avenida Launch


The Houstonian boutique has re-opened its doors with the rest of the center, and continues to showcase a vast range of high-quality products acquired from the city's finest local designers and artisans.

Avenida Eats

Avenida Eats

The grab ‘n go restaurant offers a wide selection of meal items for visitors such as breakfast and lunch tacos, salads, sandwiches, chips, candy, and ice cream. Beverages available consist of water, soda, beer, and freshly brewed tea and coffee.

Parking and Transportation

Guests coming to experience the Welcome Center, can find garage parking in the Avenida North and Avenida South parking garages, located at each end of the George R. Brown Convention Center More information on rates and transportation can be found here. 

Avenida Houston Map