Located near downtown, Montrose offers a walkable neighborhood with excellent shopping. The area is known for antique shopping, thrift stores, and funky boutiques. Montrose boasts some of Houston's most picturesque architecture, along with a vibrant gay and lesbian community and several of the city's finest museums. Every June, the Gay Pride Parade winds through the streets of Montrose, and Pride Houston sponsors several other events throughout the year.
In the heart of Montrose, located at the intersection of the major streets Montrose and Westheimer, the University of St. Thomas offers a curriculum based on the liberal arts. The Catholic university incorporates the former home of billionaire and philanthropist Howard Hughes. Montrose also contains the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
Visit one of the area's excellent museums, such as the Menil Collection. A free museum located near the University of St. Thomas, the Menil contains the private art collection of its founders, Jean and Dominique de Mťnil. One of its most famous features is the Rothko Chapel, showcasing fourteen paintings by Mark Rothko. Also check out the Museum of Fine Arts and the Contemporary Arts Museum.
Several live music venues make their home in Montrose. Anderson Fair has hosted folk musicians since the 1960s, or try the Irish pub atmosphere at Mc Gonigel's Mucky Duck.
Events in Montrose
Flower Power Paint Party
at Painting with a Twist - Midtown Find Tickets
Join our upcoming paint pARTy as we create our "Flower Power"¬†art work. We provide all the materials you need including canvas, paint, easle, and our talented artist instructors.
SONGS OF SINATRA VARIETY SHOW
at The Music Box Theater Find Tickets
‚ÄúSongs of Sinatra‚ÄĚ¬†Ode to Sinatra‚Äôs Classic Big Band songs and Variety ShowThe Music Box Theater is the perfect atmosphere for this vintage variety show
Sensual Sunday - Tenta√ßao! Bachata, Kizomba, and Wine Party at Sable Gate Winery
at Sable Gate Winery Find Tickets
Breaking news! So happy to have Sable Gate Winery - a new sexy venue in the heart of Houston Midtown - opening their doors to host this amazing Bachata and Kizomba party "Tenta√ß√£o"
Beer, Beats & Paint
at Axelrad Beer Garden Find Tickets
This isn't your typical boring paint and sip company come party with us and see how it's done.¬†
Houston Singles Event Night | Speed Dating Event | Let's Get Cheeky!
at CR√ö Food & Wine Bar (West Ave) Find Tickets
A low key, sophisticated approach to¬†dating in Houston.Preferring a 'less is more' environment devoid of typical event trappings.
Martinis Good Music & Good Vibes At Unwind Mondays @The Davenport
at 2115 Richmond Ave Find Tickets
UNWIND MONDAYS @THE DAVENPORT DOORS OPEN AT 8pm-2am¬†
MEMORIAL WEEKEND KICK OFF X ROCKET WATCH PARTY #THERAPYTHURSDAYS
at Therapy. Find Tickets
PARTY WITH THE INCROWD & DRE KICK BACK PRESENTS HOUSTON'S MOST EXCITING THURSDAY NIGHT DESTINATION
June 2nd: #THERAPYSATURDAYS THE ANTI CLUB PRESENTS
at Therapy Find Tickets
A Place To Create Your Own Vibes | A Break Away From The Night Club¬†
Saturday Night @The LUMEN and CRIMSON Lounge (5020 KIRBY DRIVE)
at LUMEN & CRIMSON LOUNGE Find Tickets
Join us as we embrace¬†the *NEW crown jewel of Upscale Saturday Nights at the beautiful LUMEN and CRIMSON Lounge in Upper Kirby/RiverOaks!
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