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FEBRUARY
CRITICAL MASS!
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CRITICAL MASS
2/23
Friday
7 pm

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. 

Additional dates: March 30, April 27, May 25, June 29, August 31

MARCH
BIKE!
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BAYOU BIKERS
3/4
Sunday
8 am

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.

Additional dates: April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5

MOVIE!
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WAYNE'S WORLD
3/9
Friday
7 pm

Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and join us for a special outdoor screening of Wayne's World (PG-13) on Friday, March 9! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and laugh out loud as you watch metal-head friends, Wayne and Garth try to promote their public-access cable show and save it from the sleazy network executive, Benjamin Oliver. 

Stay tuned to our Facebook page for any future event updates. 

FITNESS!
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BODY BY BROADWAY
3/13
Tuesday
6:30 pm

In partnership with Theatre Under the Stars and Define Mind & Body, we are excited to bring Body by Broadway back to Market Square Park! Sing, squat and plank along to some of your favorite Broadway tunes. Enjoy a FREE, hour-long sweat sesh while unleashing your inner Broadway star at the park. 

Additional dates: March 27, April 10 & 24, May 15 & 29, June 12 & 26, July 10 & 31, August 14 & 28

Stay tuned to our Facebook page for any future event updates. 

CONCERT!
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SAINT PATRICK'S DAY LEPRE-CON PUB CRAWL AND CONCERT
3/17
Saturday
3 pm - 8 pm

Get lucky this St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a ton-o-Irish fun in Historic Market Square. After the parade, make your way to the Downtown’s Historic District where you're sure to find your fair share of green beer and great eats. Then head over to Market Square Park for some festive fun and live music by celtic rock band, Murder the Stout. 6 pm.  Free. 

Stay tuned to our Facebook page for any future event updates.

DON'T MISS!
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DOOMSDAY WRESTLING LIVE
3/23
Friday
7 pm

Join us for an evening of headlocks and hi-jinks with the wackiest wrestlers that you've ever seen. Similar to 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 bodyslam Market Square Park into submission! 

Stay tuned to our Facebook page for any future event updates.

APRIL
MOVIE!
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THE LIFE AQUATIC WITH STEVE ZISSOU
4/12
Thursday
8 pm

Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and join us for a special outdoor screening of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (R) on Thursday, April 12! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and laugh out loud as you watch oceanographer Steve Zissou rally a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son as he seeks revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner. 

CONCERT!
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BACKYARD JAMS CONCERT SERIES FEATURING: DOLLIE BARNES & VODI
4/13
Friday
7 pm

Get ready to rock this spring in the Historic District’s own backyard with a recurring concert series sure to get you on your feet! Come out and enjoy a perfect pairing of live music and home grown craft brews as you jam out under the stars at Market Square Park Featuring Dollie Barnes & VODI.

BINGO!
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BLANKET BINGO
4/19
Thursday
6 pm

This popular park favorite 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. Bingo begins at 7 pm and benefits Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership. 

Additional dates: May 17, June 21, July 19, August 16

DON'T MISS!
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PUPPIES FOR BREAKFAST
4/21
Saturday
10 am

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.

DON'T MISS!
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READY HOUSTON PREPAREDNESS KIT CHEF'S CHALLENGE
4/29
Sunday
2:30 pm

Ready Houston invites you to the 5th Annual Preparedness Kit Chef’s Challenge. Celebrity chefs will compete on-site to create the best dish from non-perishable food items typically found in a disaster preparedness kit. Each chef will choose from a list of canned and shelfstable ingredients. Media and celebrity judges will select and award one winner based on taste, creativity and presentation. Come on out for a fun way to learn how to be prepared for all types of emergencies.

MAY
CONCERT!
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CINCO DE MAYO AT MARKET SQUARE PARK
5/5
Saturday
5 pm

Kick off the Cinco de Mayo festivities with a concert in the park! Join us Saturday, May 5 for an amazing musical lineup featuring hometown favorite, Los Skarnales.  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. 

DON'T MISS!
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BAYOU JAMBOREE
5/19
Saturday
3 pm - 7 pm

No need to make the trek to NOLA to get your Cajun fix, join us on Saturday, May 19 for beer, crawfish, Cajun eats and lots of horn blowing, Cajun two-stepping fun!  Live music from Bayou Roux and New Orleans Hustlers Brass Band will keep your feet moving all afternoon. Neighborhood favorites like Treebeards, will also be selling some of their Cajun specialties.

MOVIE!
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BATMAN (1989)
5/24
Thursday
8:30 pm

Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and join us for a special outdoor screening of BATMAN (PG-13) on Thursday, May 24! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs join the caped crusader as he defends Gotham from the clownishly homicidal Joker.

JUNE
CONCERT!
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BACKYARD JAMS CONCERT SERIES: HEADLINER ANNOUNCED IN MARCH
6/15
Friday
7 pm

Get ready to rock this spring in the Historic District’s own backyard with a recurring concert series sure to get you on your feet! Come out and enjoy a perfect pairing of live music and home grown craft brews as you jam out under the stars at Market Square Park. Headliner announcement coming in March!

MOVIE!
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PRETTY IN PINK
6/28
Thursday
8:30 pm

Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and join us for a special outdoor screening of Pretty in Pink (PG-13) on Thursday, June 28! Molly Ringwald stars in this American romantic comedy film about love and social cliques in American high schools in the 1980s.

JULY
DON'T MISS!
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SAINT ARNOLD PUB CRAWL & CONCERT
7/7
Saturday
2 pm

Join Saint Arnold Brewing Company on Saturday, July 8 as their famous Pub Crawl makes its return to Downtown Houston. The fun will begin for beer lovers at 2 pm at various bars in and around the Historic District area.  Event goers will have until 6 pm to visit all the stops along the way before reporting back to Market Square Park for their official Saint Arnold pint glass. At the park, crawlers can celebrate a job well done and enjoy live music from Austin recording artist, Mobley, as well as Greek eats from Niko Niko’s. 

MOVIE!
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STAND BY ME
7/26
Thursday
8:30 pm

Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and join us for a special outdoor screening of Stand by Me (R) on Thursday, July 26! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and settle in to watch this 1986 American coming-of-age comedy-drama starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, and Jerry O’Connell.

AUGUST
CONCERT!
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BACKYARD JAMS CONCERT SERIES FEATURING: THE WHEEL WORKERS
8/10
Friday
7 pm

Get ready to rock this spring in the Historic District’s own backyard with a recurring concert series sure to get you on your feet! Come out and enjoy a perfect pairing of live music and homegrown craft brews as you jam out under the stars at Market Square Park featuring Houston's own, The Wheel Workers.

MOVIE!
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FIELD OF DREAMS
8/24
Friday
8:30 pm

Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and join us for a special outdoor screening of Field of Dreams (PG) on Friday, August 24! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and settle in as Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his field for the 1919 Chicago White Sox.

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