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Discovery Green

1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
+1 713-400-7336
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This downtown park offers free yoga classes, movie nights and toddler story times. The park has a playground, spray fountain and Mist Tree, great for hot Houston days. Enjoy free WiFi and open air reading rooms, or borrow balls or games.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1500 McKinney St, Houston, TX 77010-4011
+1 713-400-7336
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I used to work in downtown Houston -- we had nothing as nice as this at the time. This was a wonderful park. We picked up food at Phoenicia and ate in the park since we had our pup with us. There were lots of...More

Thank ModerationForMe
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a huge park fun for all ages, two ginat areas fo the kids to climb and small spinners for them to play on and walk across the street to lovely lunch places and walk back! Great "free day" minus lunch!

Thank Amandaflannery
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice to have the green space and to see the kids and families. Love the area! Lots of stuff going on.

Thank dhaugen54
Reviewed 1 week ago

At times there will be an arts show, kid's zone, concerts, and amusement activities. This time that I went, the theme was micro brews from around the Texas area. Lots of adult activities and food. Made an all day event out of the beer tasting.

Thank ItchyB68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy this area. It's nice and spacious. You can take your dogs there or just have your kids run around.

Thank nlott414
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great park but not enough shade in the summer months, butterfly gardens are really lovely! The park could use some bicycle vendors with cold drinks/ices. The basil lemonade at the cafe is absolutely wonderful.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is just the best thing that the city could have added to Downtown Houston!! There is always something going on, the Super Bowl side events all took place here and it was incredible to see that take place. During the summer there are...More

Thank Susana L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently opened park space in the centre of Houston.. open space, water play area and lots of space for all ages... find a chair and read a book, play games and just relax in a great open space... Weekends are no doubt busier, though still...More

Thank mangkurat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here's the story of Discovery Green ... a story that youll cherish forever. Take the little ones, grab the bubbles, pack up grammas sun hat, start early, stay late. Its a day thats bound to be great. Look guys, you're going to fall in love...More

Thank fancythat54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first visited here when I went on a Segway tour with Nation Tours. It was SO much fun to see all the art and how pretty it looks! I remember when Houston used to never have ANYTHING like this

Thank kslewis52
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Where is the best place with lighting (as it will be 9pm and dark) to tell a Mariachi band to meet my boyfriend and I to surprise him and have it filmed?
22 February 2017|
Response from jjinchtwon |
If you looking for public space the Buffalo Bayou Park at Montrose and Alan Parkway have the most incredible views of downtown.... Right up the street there is a little platform at the Waugh Drive Bat Colony It sounds scary... More
donna f
Can i bring lawn chair and medium size ice chest with sodas and food?
5 February 2017|
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Response from Vishak2000 | Reviewed this property |
Usually you can carry those with you! But be mindful of people around you.
Linda V
Can you drink alcoholic beverages at the park
26 May 2016|
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Response from Caramco | Reviewed this property |
no outside alchol in the park,no glass containers,the restaurants however they sell it.