About Downtown Houston
A modern revival has given Houston new life. If you like the arts, they've got the best in the country with world-wide renowned theater gracing the city. A Theater Under The Stars. Live music. Concerts. Canoe or kayak on Buffalo Bayou through the caverous peaks of glass and mortar that comprise the brain center of energy in the world. It is the place for professional sports -- the National Baseball League Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park and the Natiional Basketball Association Houston Rockets and Professional Hockey Houston Aeros at the Toyota Center. And more, Want to ride a ferris wheel? Or a pick your pony on a musical carousel? Or take a train ride? It's there. Picnics in the Park. Pickup basketball games. People watching. Thick, juicy steaks, succulent seafood, delicious delis? Tacos? Pizza? Downtown Houston has the finest restaurants. An Aquarium Restaurant with 200,000 gallon shark tank has its own five acres of fun and food. Architectural tours? Luxurious lofts. Historic churches, cathedrals and religious centers. There are acres of shops and boutiques. A 250-foot pool reflects the downtown scapes in its waters and jets spray mists to spladder the kiddos. Historic restorations, gardens, and walking tours assure no one's desire for recreation and entertainment will be missed. Hotel accommodations are plentiful in new and restored high rises surrounding the complexes of entertainment. It's a revival, a complete revival. Houston's alive. Houston ALIVE!
Events in Downtown Houston
41st Texas Hispanic Genealogical and Historical Conference
The conference will highlight the Hispanic Heritage and Culture of Texas with tours on 1st day and concurrent lectures on 2nd and 3rd days.