Friday, August 1st: Weekday Kayak Boat Rides have been CANCELLED due to the weather.

All About Ann

Free screening of “All About Ann”, HBO’s Ann Richards documentary.

Sundown at the Grove

Sundown at the Grove

Sundown at The Grove returns to Discovery Green every Wednesday evening, July 9 - September 17, 2014! This special series features craft beers flights and one-of-a-kind food pairings created by chefs at The Grove. Limited availability. Tickets sold on first-come, first-serve basis.

Blissful Warrior Yoga

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

Houston Public Media Composer Contest

Houston Public Media Composer Contest

Houston Public Media and Discovery Green invite Houston-area composers to reinterpret classic silent films for a new audience through the Houston Public Media Composer Contest.

Core Focused Yoga

Yoga that strengthens your core muscles.

Kayak Class

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

Summer Nights Salsa

All the music, soul and passion of street-style Salsa.

Gateway Fountain

Gateway Fountain

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

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

“To provide an uncommonly beautiful, urban green space in the heart of Houston that serves as a village green for our city, a source of health and happiness for our citizens, and a window into the incredible diversity of talents and traditions that enrich life in Houston."

Mist Tree

Mist Tree

This stainless steel water feature by San Francisco artist Doug Hollis is a focal point of the Sarofim Picnic Lawn.

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.

Funpalooza

A 5k Fun Run/Walk stepping on childhood obesity.

Who We Are VIDEO

Who We Are VIDEO

Watch a short video to learn about Discovery Green and what makes it unlike any other park in Houston.

Kinder Lake

Kinder Lake

Enjoy kayak rides, model boat rentals and, in the Winter, ice skating on the model boat basin of Kinder Lake.

Dog Days

Dog Days

This dog-gone fun weekend includes DockDogs®, canine athletes from Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana compete in the South Central Regional Championship; a doggie costume contest and Olate Dogs, a high-energy, fast-paced theatrical act featuring amazing pet tricks!

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.

History of Discovery Green

History of Discovery Green

Discovery Green is a beautiful, vibrant 12-acre park in the heart of downtown Houston that opened to the public in April 2008.