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Things to Do Along the Rail
It’s spring break, and if your kids are whining about nothing to do in Houston, take them downtown and board the Red Line. You can explore our urban landscape on METRORail. The Red Line runs 13 miles from Fannin South Station through downtown along Read More...
Super Bowl Fun and Free Rides
Excitement is building as Super Bowl activities ramp up five days before the big game. Step inside the lobby of the Marriott Marquis, newly opened in December across from the GRB Convention Center, and you’ll get to take selfies with Tom Brady and Read More...
Plan Your Super Bowl Parking
Super Bowl LI is only 17 days away, and the festivities leading up to the Super Bowl start next Saturday, Jan. 28, with Super Bowl LIVE in and around Discovery Green . Before you jump in your car to drive downtown and randomly try to find parking, check Read More...
Red Line Leads to Pokemon
The Pokemon GO craze continues its fascination among smartphone users with more than 15 million downloads since its release on July 6. Pokemon players can find dozens of pokespots in the Museum District, Houston Zoo, Discovery Park and at METRO’s Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO July 15-17
This is a guest post by Darla Bell, manager of Strategic Analysis in Communications & Marketing. There’s almost too much to do in Houston, so take advantage of living in one of the most vibrant cities in the country. Here are just three suggestions Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO May 13-15
There’s always a lot to do in Houston on the weekend! Indoors, outdoors, daytime, evening – here are just a few things that look intriguing. You can be awed by giant sculptures, float away on a paddleboard, or dance in your seat to the syncopations Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO May 6-8
What a fabulous weekend ahead with promises of sunny skies and temperatures in the mid-80s – perfect for celebrating Mother’s Day. May is the month not only to honor our moms but to recognize the achievements of Asians and Asian-Americans Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO March 25-27
Sunny skies and temperatures in the 70s promise a picture-perfect Easter weekend, perfect for Easter egg hunts and leisurely brunches. There are lots of fun activities to enjoy – from modern dance to hatha yoga to a play about the legend Judy Garland. Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO Feb. 5-7
Many of you may be preparing to host or attend a Super Bowl 50 party this Sunday, but there are plenty of fun activities to entertain you before or after the big game. From a classic movie with live orchestration to ice skating outdoors, the nation’s Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO Jan. 22-24
While the East Coast is preparing for a fierce blizzard, including record snowfall in Washington, we Houstonians can relax in mild winter temperatures and sunshine, making outdoor activities a fun option in January. From spinning tops in a park to a rare Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO Jan. 8-10
This weekend, you can heat up chilly nights while skating under the stars, or plan a dream wedding at an extravaganza showcasing the latest trends. Wherever you go to relax, be sure to take METRO. Check the Google-powered Trip Planner for your specific Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO Dec. 18-20
This is the time for concerts and plays, all celebrating the magic and joy of the season. Take the family to a Christmas village at Bayou Bend with Santa and his reindeer, or skate with Santa and take selfies at Discovery Green. Wherever you go to relax, Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO Dec. 4-6
The holiday season has launched, and H-town is brimming with activities for the family – from a festival of lights to a festival that can only happen in Texas – tamales. Wherever you go this weekend to relax, be sure to take METRO. You won’t Read More...
Weekend Happenings with METRO June 12-14
This weekend, the city has lots to offer - from an awarding-winning play to kayaking on the lake at Discovery Green. If it rains, check out an exhibit at Moody Gallery, a long-awaited show of drawings and sculptures of Luis Jimenez. Be sure to take METRO Read More...
Ride METRO to Fun Events March 27 - 29
From a baroque artist to a jazz legend, you have a plethora of choices to keep you entertained this weekend. There's even a giant outdoor film to enjoy on lawn blankets - all free. Be sure to take METRO to get to these fun events. You'll save Read More...
Taking METRO to Fun Events March 20-22
If you appreciate good design, enjoy listening to some cool jazz by a giant in the field, or want to cha-cha-cha under the skies in a fun free event, then grab your METRO Q® Fare Card, hop on a bus and let's party. Check out these weekend events Read More...
Riding METRO to Weekend Events
Despite this weekend's weather forecast of clouds and rain, Houston has some fun events you can enjoy with the whole family. Relax by leaving the driving to METRO. For only $1.25, hop aboard a local bus and arrive at your destination without worrying Read More...
Weekend Events and Getting There on METRO
"Wings of the City," the breathtaking, bronzed statues by famed Mexican artist Jorge Marin have been installed throughout Discovery Green. These magnificent sculptures of angels show deep emotions - from anguish and sadness to courage. There's Read More...