Get Out

Where Can You Kayak and Ice Skate with Santa in One Place?

Discovery Green, of course.

12/14/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Ice Breaker

The 5 Coolest Ice Rinks in Houston

Who cares if it's 70 degrees outside? Lace up!

11/21/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Hidden Houston

The 10 Best Ways to Entertain Yourself for Free Around Town

A real insider knows that fun doesn't come with a price tag—especially in a city like Houston.

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pokémon No?

Discovery Green Requests All Pokémon 'Stops, Lures and Creatures' Removed From the Park

The park's getting some angry one-star reviews on Facebook as a result.

08/12/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Get Out

The 10 Best Activities at Discovery Green

The downtown park offers Houstonians everything from free fitness classes to young writer workshops.

07/25/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Best of the City 2016

Best of the Bayou City: Out & About

Including the best bike-in movie theater and the best place to pretend you’re a human drone.

07/18/2016 By Houstonia Staff

The Prettiest Star

Étoile Is Expanding to One Park Place

Later this year, downtown will be supping on croque monsieurs and crêpes.

05/27/2016 By Alice Levitt

The Great Outdoors

Get Out: Parkour in Discovery Green

Tonight's free class will teach you how to treat the city like the giant jungle gym it is.

04/28/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Batter Up

At the New Marriott Marquis, a Killer Sports Bar for a Killer B

Seven-time All Star and beloved Houston sports icon Craig Biggio is partnering with the posh new hotel opening soon downtown.

04/15/2016 By Laura Gillespie

Fitness Friday

Yoga on the Cheap: Houston's Best Free Fitness Classes

Finding free yoga and fitness classes is no sweat at bars, museums, stores and parks around town.

03/25/2016 By Ayshe Tayfun

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 22–24

The Symphony plays Shostakovich, Rainbow on ICE returns to Discovery Green, MFAH throws an art party, BodyTraffic dances into Houston, and Houston Arboretum celebrates Arbor Day.

01/20/2016 By Nick Esquer

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Dec. 25–27

Keep the Christmas cheer going with visits from the Snow Queen, Santa Claus and a brisk ride through Houston's streets with Critical Mass.

12/23/2015 By Nick Esquer

Best of Houstonia

65 Winter Must-Do’s

Explore the Houston that’s been in hibernation or stay inside and make hot cocoa—it’s up to you, but we’ll help you make the most of these precious cool months.

11/29/2015 By Houstonia Staff

Visual Art

You Spin Me Right Round, Baby

Discovery Green's latest public art exhibition, Los Trompos, is a kaleidoscopic twirl of nostalgia.

11/16/2015 By Sara Samora

Lectures

Fight For Your Right

Two leading human rights activists come to Discovery Green to share their stories

10/19/2015 By Andrea Siso

#DTHTX

Take a Staycation: Hotel Icon

Downtown is rapidly transforming into an ultra hip place to hang—so why not stay awhile?

07/30/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: June 5-7

A water show, original ballet, FPSF, a curry contest, and Mack and Mabel

06/03/2015 By Maggie Berardo

Picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 15-17

Featuring NKOTB, Houston Ballet, Asia Fest and Parks & Recreation.

05/13/2015 By Maggie Berardo

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 20–22

Featuring two American poets, a documentary about La Sagrada Família, and your last chance to see Bruce Munro's Discovery Green art installation

02/18/2015 By Michael Hardy

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: Feb 6–8

Featuring Jason Moran, John Lewis, Sherlock Holmes, and something called Frostival

02/04/2015 By Michael Hardy