CLOSED: Gateway Fountain

CLOSED: Gateway Fountain

TEMPORARILY CLOSED: The Gateway Fountain is temporarily closed due to maintenance. This fanciful fountain is one of the most popular features in Discovery Green, and indeed, the entire city.

Bruce Munro's FIELD OF LIGHT

Bruce Munro's FIELD OF LIGHT

Discovery Green is proud to host FIELD OF LIGHT, a dazzling art installation by internationally-acclaimed artist Bruce Munro. The vivid, temporary, site specific installation will be exhibited from Nov. 22, 2014 – Feb. 22, 2015 and will be illuminated from 3 to 11 pm daily.



The ICE returns to Discovery Green on Nov. 25, 2014 through February 8, 2015!

Bank of America Friday Night Flicks

Oz the Great and Powerful (PG) 2013, 127 min. CC English

Houston Skating Stars

The region's best figure skaters bring jumps, spins, twirls, and splits to The Ice!

Discovery Green Blog: Discovering Light as Art With Bruce Munro's Field of Light

Discovery Green Blog: Discovering Light as Art With Bruce Munro's Field of Light

During the remaining winter months at Discovery Green, park-goers are invited to take a stroll along the Brown Promenade and enjoy Field of Light, a captivating art installation by British artist, Bruce Munro.

Cheap Skate Nights

Glide around The ICE for just $6.00 per person plus tax.

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.

Jazz on Ice

Join veteran Houston musician, performer and skating Jazzman Jawad for an evening of jazz jams on the ICE.

Two Step Tuesdays

Enjoy your favorite country western and swing music from the ice as you line dance on the Anheuser-Busch Stage.

Hot Nights on ICE

Mix, mingle and turn up the heat! Music provided by DJ Craz-e Chico.

Houston Creole Heritage Festival


Wings of the City, an art exhibit by Jorge Marin

Wings of the City, an art exhibit by Jorge Marin

Discovery Green proudly presents Wings of the City, a free exhibition of nine bronze sculptures by famed Mexican artist Jorge Marín. The art installation will be on display throughout the park from Sept. 5, 2014 to March 8, 2015.

Wings of The City Tours

Guided tours take place the first Saturday of each month at 1 pm. Meet at the front of the Alkek building to join the tour.


The ICE closes with a spectacular festival of winter. Featuring an ICE smackdown with four nationally known ice carvers facing off live for the People’s Choice award, plus ice skating demonstrations, interactive ice sculptures such as ice ping-pong table games, ice graffiti wall, ice throne for pictures, snowball fights, live music and ArtX Art Car glow parade.

Orbit Slams

Free WITS writing & slam workshops for poets ages 13-19.

Texas Lunar Festival

The largest Asian New Year Celebration.

Circus Arts

Discover a new art form consisting of ground arts and acrobatics.