Relief from the heat: Stay up a little later and discover this Houston gem that’s so much more than walking in a park

Discovery Green brings back its beloved Park After Dark experience this July and August; Keep reading for all the planned activities

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HOUSTON – With the summer season underway, Discovery Green is launching a new series to help Houstonians beat the heat.

Every Thursday this July and August, you are invited to enjoy Park After Dark from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

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Discovery Green has just installed new lighting that’s perfect for the evening hours.

Visitors can enjoy the Gateway Fountains until 10:00 p.m., indulge in food trucks including Burger Joint and Pop Life Popcorn, and browse items from vendors like FurrEver Doggie and Charmify.

If you save your workouts for the evening hours, you can get some movement in by dancing! Learn to salsa, Bachata, merengue and more with Strictly Street Salsa dance classes.

Free gardening classes from La Lydia Garden Boutique will also be available for attendees from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Thursday in July. Classes will include Park & Home, Small Space Gardening, Plant Care 101, and Eco Gardening.


WHEN: Park After Dark –Thursdays, July 6 – August 31, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Rocket Dog – 7:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.Strictly Salsa Dance Classes, Thursdays, July 6 – August 24, 7p.m. – 8 p.m. Gardening Classes, Thursdays, July 6 – July 27, 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.


1500 McKinney St.

For more details, visit its website here.

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