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
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.
Kick off the Cinco de Mayo festivities with a concert in the park! Join us Friday, May 5 for an amazing musical lineup featuring hometown favorite, Gio Chamba. Grab a cerveza from Niko Niko’s and claim your spot on the lawn for the dance party. Blankets and lawn chairs are also welcome. Then spend the evening cruising the neighborhood’s bars and restaurants for specials on some of your favorite festive fare… tequila included!
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.
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 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.
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: June 15, July 20, August 17, September 21
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.