Discovery Green, Houston

Discovery Green is a 12-acre park located in the heart of Downtown Houston that opened in 2008. Our mission is to operate an urban park that serves as a village green, a source of health and happiness for our citizens, and a window into the diverse talents and traditions that enrich life in Houston.
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  • Discovery Green is a great area to spend quality time with your loved one. They have amazing different attractions that represent the heart and soul of Houston. It is often filled with art exhibits...  more »
  • I have been there for a concert.Listen the music sitting on the grass and looking downtown’s buildings is an experience that I strongly suggest  more »
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  • I have to say this was my first visit to the Houston area and I would give anything if our state Alabama would have these awesome parks for families to visit. This is the greatest idea I have ever seen to get people out in the fresh air and doing family things together. We really enjoyed the event of the anniversary of the Apollo landing. It was very well planned and so glad that we happen to be there that weekend.
  • Pretty nice little park out in the middle of downtown. Good for a nice stroll if you just need to get out for some fresh air, with some nice sculptures and greenery all around. Saturdays seem to be lively, with food trucks parked around, and some activities set up around the small lakes. Also in walking distance from several hotels and other locations in the downtown area.

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