The Gateway Fountains will be closed until Dec 14

Carols on the Green with Houston Grand Opera

December 3, 2022

7:00 pm

8:30 pm

Songs of the season will fill the air with scenes from the mariachi opera El Milagro del Recuerdo, music from local children’s ensemble Segundo Barrio, and selections presented by the Houston Grand Opera Chorus, HGO Studio, and Bauer Family High School Voice Studio.

Carols on the Green is made possible with support from The Brown Foundation, Inc as part of Discovery Green’s 15th anniversary programming. 

Las canciones de la temporada llenarán el aire con escenas de la ópera de mariachis El Milagro del Recuerdo, música del conjunto infantil local Segundo Barrio y selecciones presentadas por el Coro de la Gran Ópera de Houston, el Estudio de la HGO y el Estudio de Voz de la Escuela Secundaria de la Familia Bauer

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Skating Rink

Ice Rink Events, a Houston-based designer, manufacturer, installer, and operator of ice rinks around the globe, transforms Kinder Lake’s model boat basin into a holiday skating destination each winter season at the park. The expanded rink uses equipment that runs on renewable energy and even the ice rink border is made from recycled plastic materials. Open Nov 11, 2022 – Jan 29, 2023. Purchase tickets at

Hours of operations
Monday – Friday: 5-10 pm (Fridays open until 11pm)
Saturday & HISD School Holidays*: 11 am-11 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm
Thanksgiving Day: 11 am – 11 pm
Christmas & New Year’s Eve: 11 am-7 pm
Christmas & New Year’s Day: 1-7 pm
*HISD school holidays include: Nov. 21-25; Dec. 22-30; Jan. 2-6 & 16
On Dec. 18 and Jan. 15 the rink will close to the public at 5 pm. The last ticket sales are at 3:30 pm

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Discovery Green’s location in the heart of downtown, as well as its beautifully maintained landscape, makes it a much sought-after outdoor venue for events. From company picnics, fundraisers and product launches to concerts, festivals, birthday parties and weddings, the Discovery Green campus has the perfect spot for any event from 20 people to 20,000.