The Gateway Fountains will be closed until Dec 14

Take Me Outdoors Houston 

September 24, 2022

10:00 am

3:00 pm

Discover the wonders of nature, starting with the animals and resources in Houston’s own backyard! Texas Parks and Wildlife invites you to get to know the great outdoors at Take Me Outdoors Houston during its 12th annual free, family-oriented outdoors festival at Discovery Green. Exhibitors will provide hands-on activities, booths and opportunities to engage audiences and inspire curiosity.  

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Jones Lawn

The Jones Lawn is the largest green space at Discovery Green®, and therefore offers panoramic views of the Park and unobstructed views of the downtown skyline. The Lawn is an exceptional manicured space that can accommodate almost any large gathering. It is the site of major events such as Discovery Green’s festivals or pick-up sports. The Convention District Garage lies directly below the Jones Lawn. From charity galas, festivals or concerts for hundreds or thousands, the Jones Lawn can make any event a memorable and magical occasion.

Restaurants at Discovery Green®

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Do You Discovery Green?

Be a hero to this natural landscape that has stood to support your moments of play, exploration, and even civic engagement. You rely on these beautiful 12 acres for your wellbeing. And with your help it can support the community’s needs and environmental health.

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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.