Explore Downtown during A Night at Market Square Park

Photo courtesy of Houston Downtown District

Head Downtown for a historic night out filled with games, food, drinks, music, and live entertainment during A Night at Market Square on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

A Night at Market Square welcomes Houstonians and visitors to enjoy an evening exploring the Historic District in the heart of Downtown.

Peruse the eclectic bars and restaurants, tour a penthouse loft for complimentary treats at The Rice, take in a free show of live latin music at Batanga, enjoy punch specials and a tight pants party at Prohibition, 50% off all food at Conservatory from midnight to close, and plenty more food and beverage specials sprinkled throughout the Historic District.

And on the 300 and 400 blocks of Main Street you’ll find Market on Main, where food and fashion trucks will be stationed from 7pm to midnight.

Starting at 6pm, the park will have activities in the Saint Arnold Game Garden like jumbo beer pong, Jenga or cornhole, plus live music from the evening headliner, Bright Light Social Hour at 8pm.

Click here for a full list of participating businesses and up-to-date info on the evening event.

Photo courtesy of Houston Downtown District

Market on Main

Just a block away, Market on Main, will feature some of Houston’s favorite food and vendor trucks, including Kurbside Eatz, Oh My Gogi BBQ, Truck on the Bayou, Cousins Maine, Popfancy Pops, Unlikely Mobile Boutique, Miles of Style Fashion Truck, and Photo Moto.

The entertainment in Market Square lasts until about 9pm and the Market on Main festivities last until midnight.

The party will continue for those who stick around and explore the neighborhood’s eclectic bars and restaurants for tasty bites and drink specials until 2am.

About Market Square Park

Market Square Park is one square block located where Congress Avenue and Preston Street meet Milam and Travis Streets. The park was gifted to the city by Augustus Allen in 1854 and served as an open-air produce and fish market under the name of Congress Square at the center of the city. In 2009, the park underwent extensive renovations to restore its original role in the neighborhood and reopened to the public in 2010. Today the park offers a dog run, garden, public art, and Greek food from Niko Niko’s.

A Night at Market Square in Downtown

  • Dates: Saturday, October 8, 2016
  • Times: 6pm Saint Arnold Game Garden; 8pm live music by The Bright Light Social Hour; 7pm to midnight Market on Main; drink and food specials until 2am.
  • LocationMarket Square Park, 301 Milam Street, Houston, TX 77002
  • Parking: Street parking is available for free after 6pm and garage parking is available for $5 at Market Square Garage.
  • Admission: Free to attend

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