Things To Do
House of Blues
Enjoy amazing acoustics for live music performances, or come out for lots of laughs at a fun comedy show. Along with an eclectic mix of entertainment, this intimate music and event venue serves up food and drinks. Check out the full event calendar to plan the perfect evening out while you visit Houston.
Houston Toyota Center
Make your way to this major sporting stadium to see the Houston Rockets take on other NBA rivals. In addition to the basketball games, the arena also hosts concerts from some of today's hottest music superstars as well as the colorful Cirque Du Soleil. This popular attraction is just a short Metrorail ride away.
This charming park is a quiet, lushly landscaped oasis in Houston. Head out for special events, cultural festivals, concerts, and open-air movies on the big screen. The little ones can run through playground water fixtures in the summer and skate around the ice rink during winter.
The Shops at Houston Center
Sample some of the local flavors, do a little shopping, and take a break in a newly-renovated booth to watch some big-screen TV or use the free Wi-Fi. With a selection of retail shops and a sprawling food court featuring dozens of eateries, this is a happening hotspot to shop, sip, and savor.
George R Brown Convention Center
Hosting conferences, expos, and wide-ranging events, the George R Brown Convention Center brings visitors to Houston for work, play and special interests. This attraction is located across the street from Discovery Green, so you can get some fresh air and unwind in the park between your convention breaks.