With its urban vibe, space history and vibrant cultural energy, Houston, Texas boasts legendary attractions, world-famous museums, professional sports and an exciting shopping and dining scene. Catch a Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park, experience a concert at NRG Park, explore Buffalo Bayou Park, get wild at the Houston Zoo, and discover the Contemporary Arts Museum. From spectacular parks and golf courses to a historic theater district, Houston offers the most incredible things to do and see in the Lone Star State.
One of Houston's oldest public parks, Hermann Park is home to numerous cultural institutions including the Houston Zoo, Miller Outdoor Theatre, the HoustonMuseum of Natural Science, and the Hermann Park Golf Course, which became oneof the first desegregated public golf courses in the United States in 1954. Thepark also features a large reflecting pool, numerous gardens, picnic areas, and McGovern Lake, an 8-acre recreational lake.
The Houston Zoo is made up of many moving parts. We have over 6,000 permanent residents (our animals) for whom we provide housing, meals, medical care and, yes, even education! There are over 2 million guests each year who come to experience our incredible variety of animals and ecosystems, as well as attend special private and public events and entertainment.
Miller Outdoor Theater
Miller Outdoor Theatre is an outdoor theater for the performing arts in Houston, Texas. It is located on approximately 7.5 acres of land in Hermann Park. The theater offers a wide range of professional entertainment, including classical music, jazz, ballet, Shakespeare, musical theater, and classic films, with free performances running from March through November, where the general public can relax in a covered seating area or enjoy a pre-performance picnic on an amphitheater-style hillside.
NRG Center is equipped with a technological infrastructure capable of providing high-speed internet access, pre-wired fiber optic cabling backbone, on-site production facilities, 120 television monitors, and web-casting abilities. Offering over 706,000 square feet of contiguous single-level exhibit spacedivisible into 11 separate halls, NRG Center boasts 59 meeting rooms configurable into over 100 variations, 2 major conference centers, 118 loading bays, over 150,000 square feet of registration space, and 280,000 square foot marshalling area.
Home of the Houston Texans! The NRG Stadium is the only rodeo and NFL indoor/outdoor retractable roof stadium that can be configured to utilize a 125,000 squarefoot space for general sessions, catered functions, exhibits, concerts, and much more. NRG Stadium sets the perfect stage for exhibits, concerts, and professional or amateur sporting events, and provides incredible club level meeting spaces for general sessions and catered functions.