Market Square Park
Houston, TX 77002
Houston Press' Description
Smack-dab in the middle of downtown's historic district, Market Square was ringed with bouncer-inhabited nightclubs and young, pretty patrons not that long ago. Now it's a bustling bar area that draws a more professional, mature crowd. Market Square Park is smack-dab in the midst of the bar chaos, and even boasts its own small pavilion area for outdoor concerts, when the weather is nice.
Welcome to Houston's premier urban park in the heart of downtown's Historic District! The newly re-designed park features two amazing dog runs, shade trees, gardens, art, history and Niko Niko's Greek Cafe. See you there!
Tips from foursquare
The home to Houston’s city halls from 1841 to 1939, and the site of the city’s original commercial center. The square is surrounded by fine examples of 19th-century architecture.
Celebrate Houston's 175th birthday with Mayor Annise Parker on August 28 from 5 to 8 pm - don't miss out on the yummy birthday cupcakes!
The new Critical Mass meetup rendezvous every last Friday of the month. Light up, gear up, ride safe and most importantly, have fun!
The green enclave between the theater district & the county court system has all the luxuries of a big park in one city block. Parking around downtown is free after 6.
9/11 memorial, dog park, new rent-a-bike and Niko Niko's.. Great place!
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