In anticipation of their run of Dreamgirls, Theatre Under The Stars brings one night of Motown-inspired fun to Market Square Park. Come early and get your spot on the lawn for your chance to partake in the pre-movie entertainment and win amazing prizes, including tickets to see the full production of Dreamgirls at TUTS in April. Then settle in for the feature presentation as the Alamo Drafthouse Houston Rolling Roadshow gets the film going on the big screen. Music and giveaways begin at 6pm. Movie begins at 7pm. Free Event.
This event that was originally scheduled for Saturday, March 11 has been postponed until Saturday, March 25 due to inclement weather.
Spend the afternoon getting a sneak peak at some of the cars that will be featured in the 2017 Houston Art Car Parade! Bring the family out for music, games and fun before settling onto the lawn for a Q&A panel with some of the movers and shakers involved with the Orange Show. Learn the history of the Art Car Parade and how it game to be during a special film screening of Art Car: The Movie.
The fun begins at 4:30pm, the panel will take place at 6:30pm and the movie will begin at 7:30pm. For event updates, click here.
Critical Mass is an informal bike group that meets the last Friday of every month to ride around the city, raise awareness and advocate for a bicycle-friendly urban environment. All bikes are welcome. 7:15 pm.
Bayou Bikers meet at Market Square Park on the first Sunday of the month for 25- to 40-mile bike rides exploring the bayous of Houston. Rides are open to all. Mountain bikes or bikes with fat tires are necessary. This is an informal group whose purpose is to show Houstonians and visitors the beauty of Houston's waterways.
Join us for a movie under the stars as the Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow presents There's Something About Mary (R) on Wednesday, April 12. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and grab a spot on the lawn as we watch Ted (Ben Stiller) contine the chase after his dream girl (Cameron Diaz) after many years have passed.
This popular park favorite it is back! Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of music and great prizes. $10 admission includes one bingo packet (approx 9 games). Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. 6-9 pm. Benefits Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Note - Blanket Bingo is a monthly event through September. 6-9 pm. Bingo begins at 7 pm.
Future dates: May 18, June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21
Join us on Saturday, April 22 for an evening of headlocks and hi-jinks with the wackiest wrestlers that you've ever seen. Described as being like the WWE but intentionally funny—and named Best Comedy Show by the Houston Press—Doomsday Wrestling has been entertaining Houston with its unique brand of over-the-top “comedy wrestling” since 2003. And now the best little wrasslin’ show in Texas is set to body slam Market Square Park into submission! This event is suitable for all ages. 7 pm. Free. doomsdaywrestling.com
Pilates Day is an annual, international, community event celebrated on the first Saturday of May every year. To celebrate the 2017 event, our friends at Instep Pilates are bringing the pilates to the park! Grab your mats and your workout buddies and head to the park for a free workout led by an Instep pilates pro. Come early for your chance to snag swag and enter to win some amazing prizes.
Join us for a movie under the stars as the Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow presents Office Space (R) on Wednesday, May 10. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and grab a spot on the lawn as we watch this classic comedy about three company workers who hate their jobs and decide to rebel against their greedy boss.
Join Market Square Park, Neue Creative and Modular Dog for Puppies for Breakfast – a unique outdoor festival, which brings all things dog-centric to one place in Downtown Houston. This year’s event will include over 40 dog industry vendors and artists, a costume contest, a mayor of Market Square contest, an area for four four-legged friends to play in, music and much more! A few of Houston’s best food trucks along with Niko Niko’s, will be on-site serving breakfast and lunch throughout the festival. The event is free and open to the public, with a suggested $5 donation to help a local dog rescue.
Join us for a movie under the stars as the Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow presents Dirty Dancing (PG-13) on Wednesday, June 21. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and grab a spot on the lawn as we watch this classic summertime love story unfold.
Join us for a movie under the stars as the Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow presents Almost Famous (R) on Wednesday, July 12. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and grab a spot on the lawn as we watch this story about a high-school boy who is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he follows them on tour.