Events
Jun
23
Movie Night: Rear Window
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Wednesday
8:30 PM
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Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and head to Market Square Park for a free outdoor screening of Rear Window [PG]. The story of a recuperating news photographer who believes he has witnessed a murder. Confined to a wheelchair after an accident, he spends his time watching the occupants of neighboring apartments through a telephoto lens and binoculars and becomes convinced that a murder has taken place.

Lawn chairs and blankets are highly recommended. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome. Outside alcohol is not allowed to be brought into the park; however, beer and wine are sold at Niko Niko's on-site along with delicious Greek and American food.

Jul
9
Movie Night: Sabrina
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Friday
8:30 PM
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Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and head to Market Square Park for a free outdoor screening of Sabrina. Chauffeur's daughter Sabrina (Audrey Hepburn) returns home from two years in Paris a beautiful young woman, and immediately catches the attention of David (William Holden), the playboy son of her father's rich employers. David woos and wins Sabrina, who has always been in love with him, however their romance is threatened by David's serious older brother, Linus (Humphrey Bogart), who runs the family business and is relying on David to marry an heiress in order for a crucial merger to take place.

Lawn chairs and blankets are highly recommended. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome. Outside alcohol is not allowed to be brought into the park; however, beer and wine are sold at Niko Niko's on-site along with delicious Greek and American food.

Jul
10
Road to River Revival Music Fest
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Saturday
6:00 PM
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Market Square Park counts down to the popular River Revival Music Festival with a new, FREE monthly concert series featuring live music from regional heavy hitters. Brought to you by Splice Records, Saint Arnold Brewing Company and the Downtown District, you’re guaranteed good music, good times and good vibes.

Featuring Greyhounds with Maggie Belle Band (opener). “Doors” open at 6 pm, live music begins at 7:30 pm. Special treats will be in store as we celebrate Splice Records Birthday!

Greyhounds features Andrew Trube on guitar and Anthony Farrell on the keys. The Austin-based duo delivers a unique sound that mixes R&B, soul, funk into a style that has been described as "Hall & Oates meets ZZ Top." Sing along to “What’s On Your Mind” and “Cuz I’m Here” when they hit the stage at Market Square Park!

Maggie Belle Band blends soul, R&B, funk and blues to create unique and dynamic music. Having toured the east coast, the NOLA-based group has become a staple at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the Midcity Bayou Boogaloo Music Festival and the River Revival Festival. Their emotive sound consists of piano, bass, drums and horns backing a soulful frontwoman on vocals. Don’t miss their powerful performance at Market Square Park!

Jul
15
Blanket Bingo
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Thursday
6:00 PM
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This popular park favorite is back! Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo, benefiting Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of fun, music and great prizes! $10 admission (cash only) includes one bingo packet (approx. 9 games). Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. Packets will go on sale at 6 PM and Bingo will begin at 7 PM.

This event has been known to sell out, so be sure to get to the park early to secure your chances.

Jul
21
Movie Night: Some Like It Hot
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Wednesday
8:30 PM
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Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and head to Market Square Park for a free outdoor screening of Some Like It Hot (PG). After witnessing a Mafia murder, slick saxophone player Joe (Tony Curtis) and his long-suffering buddy, Jerry (Jack Lemmon), improvise a quick plan to escape from Chicago with their lives. Disguising themselves as women, they join an all-female jazz band and hop a train bound for sunny Florida. While Joe pretends to be a millionaire to win the band's sexy singer, Sugar (Marilyn Monroe), Jerry finds himself pursued by a real millionaire (Joe E. Brown) as things heat up and the mobsters close in.

Lawn chairs and blankets are highly recommended. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome. Outside alcohol is not allowed to be brought into the park; however, beer and wine are sold at Niko Niko's on-site along with delicious Greek and American food.

Aug
13
Movie Night: Psycho
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Friday
8:30 PM
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Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and head to Market Square Park for a free outdoor screening of Psycho (R). Phoenix secretary Marion Crane (Janet Leigh), on the lam after stealing $40,000 from her employer, Sam Loomis (John Gavin), is overcome by exhaustion during a heavy rainstorm. Traveling on the back roads to avoid the police, she stops for the night at the ramshackle Bates Motel and meets the polite but highly strung proprietor Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins), a young man with an interest in taxidermy and a difficult relationship with his mother.

Lawn chairs and blankets are highly recommended. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome. Outside alcohol is not allowed to be brought into the park; however, beer and wine are sold at Niko Niko's on-site along with delicious Greek and American food.

Aug
14
Road to River Revival Music Fest
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Saturday
6:00 PM
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Market Square Park counts down to the popular River Revival Music Festival with a new, FREE monthly concert series featuring live music from regional heavy hitters. Brought to you by Splice Records, Saint Arnold Brewing Company and the Downtown District, you’re guaranteed good music, good times and good vibes.

Featuring Money Chicha with Mia Borders (opener). “Doors” open at 6 pm, live music begins at 7:30 pm.

Money Chicha is an Austin-based group featuring members of the Grammy-award winning Latin orchestra, Grupo Fantasma, and Brownout. Inspired by the sounds of Peru and Columbia in the ‘60s and ‘70s, their musical style is percussion-heavy and reverb-drenched. Get ready to move and groove when Money Chicha make their Downtown debut at Market Square Park!

Mia Borders is a singer-songwriter from New Orleans, Louisiana who mixes soul, funk, R&B and electronic music to create a "lusciously sly and sultry" sound. Borders has performed everywhere from Essence Festival and Santa Cruz Blues Fest to Brazil’s Bourbon Street Music Festival and The Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. Check out this deeply funky show when Mia Borders takes over the Road to River Revival stage!

Aug
19
Blanket Bingo
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Thursday
6:00 PM
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This popular park favorite is back! Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo, benefiting Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of fun, music and great prizes! $10 admission (cash only) includes one bingo packet (approx. 9 games). Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. Packets will go on sale at 6 PM and Bingo will begin at 7 PM.

This event has been known to sell out, so be sure to get to the park early to secure your chances.

Aug
25
Movie Night: An American in Paris
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Wednesday
8:30 PM
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Forget about trekking to the theater for your movie fix and head to Market Square Park for a free outdoor screening of An American in Paris. Jerry Mulligan (Gene Kelly) is an American ex-GI who stays in post-war Paris to become a painter, and falls for the gamine charms of Lise Bouvier (Leslie Caron). However, his paintings come to the attention of Milo Roberts, a rich American heiress, who is interested in more than just art.

Lawn chairs and blankets are highly recommended. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are welcome. Outside alcohol is not allowed to be brought into the park; however, beer and wine are sold at Niko Niko's on-site along with delicious Greek and American food.

Sep
16
Blanket Bingo
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Thursday
6:00 PM
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This popular park favorite is back! Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo, benefiting Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of fun, music and great prizes! $10 admission (cash only) includes one bingo packet (approx. 9 games). Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. Packets will go on sale at 6 PM and Bingo will begin at 7 PM.

This event has been known to sell out, so be sure to get to the park early to secure your chances.

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