UPDATE: As of Friday, April 18th, The John P. McGovern Playground will remain CLOSED to the public through Wednesday, 4/23/14, and will re-open on Thursday, 4/24/14 while undergoing scheduled renovations. On Saturday, 4/18/14, kayaks will begin at noon.

Houston Public Media Silent Film Concerts

100 Years of the Tramp: Celebrating Charlie Chaplin.

Blissful Warrior Yoga

A practice for enhanced awareness, and a strong, healthy body.

Toddler Tuesdays presented by Amerigroup RealSolutions®

Thank You Pooh

Tango and Tchaikovsky: The Houston Symphony at Discovery Green

The Houston Symphony and Discovery Green join together for an a Birthday Celebration 100 plus 6 years in the making.

Kayak Class

The Buffalo Bayou Shuttle Service now offers FREE kayak classes at Discovery Green.

Da Camera Jazz JAM

Jacqui Sutton and the Frontier Jazz Orchestra Frontier Jazz Orchestra opens.

Shell Eco-marathon

Shell Eco-marathon Americas challenges high school and college student teams from across the Americas to design, build and test energy efficient vehicles.

Chipotle Green Film Series

Food Patriots (NR) 2013, 73 min.

Discovery Green Flea by Night

Discovery Green Flea by Night

Treasure-hunt at this monthly, one-of-a-kind market nestled in the shady southeast end of the downtown park. The destination market features an array of artful kitsch, vintage items, mid-century modern furniture, recycled and repurposed items and collectibles.

Discovery Green Blog

Discovery Green Blog

Tango with the Houston Symphony at Discovery Green! Read more on the blog!

Bum-ba Toning

Tighten and tone your bum and body.

Hours, Parking and Getting Here

Hours, Parking and Getting Here

Discovery Green is a 12-acre public park located in downtown Houston across Avenida de las Americas from the George R. Brown Convention Center and the Hilton Americas Hotel.

Gateway Fountain

Gateway Fountain

This fanciful fountain is one of the most popular features in Discovery Green, and indeed, the entire city.

Make a Gift to Discovery Green

Make a Gift to Discovery Green

Shall we save you a seat? Help us cover the cost of furnishing the deck!

Synchronicity of Color

Synchronicity of Color

Artist Margo Sawyer conceived and fabricated these iconic art metal art pieces while participating in the master planning for the park.

Become a Park Volunteer

Become a Park Volunteer

Looking for fun, fresh air, and a chance to make a difference? Then consider volunteering at Discovery Green!

Core Focused Yoga

Yoga that strengthens your core muscles.

Park Rules

Park Rules

Discovery Green was created for the enjoyment of the people of Houston and its visitors and guests.