The Houston Lifestyle - Great Entertainment Venues

Houston's cultural scene is alive and vibrant, broadly ranging from space exhibits and race tracks to opera and rock concerts.

  • Jones Hall is home to the Houston Symphony and the Society of Performing Arts.
  • Wortham Theater is home to the Houston Ballet, Brilliant Lecture Series, and the Houston Grand Opera.
  • Alley Theatre supports a year-round company of actors and associated talent.
  • Miller Outdoor Theater offers fresh air and free entertainment in Hermann Park.
  • Hobby Center offers Broadway musicals and dance troops.
  • Main Street Theater presents adult drama in their Main Stage program, as well as Theater for Youth and classes and camps for kids.
  • George R Brown Convention Center hosts everything from quilt festivals to home shows.
  • Toyota Center is home to the Houston Rockets and features concert artists such as Tina Turner, Katy Perry, and The Eagles.
  • Cynthia Woods Pavilion in The Woodlands is an outdoor concert venue hosting performers like Jimmy Buffett, ZZ Top, and many POPS orchestras.
  • NRG Stadium holds Disney on Ice, concerts, and monster truck rallies.
  • Sam Houston Raceway has horse racing and Gulf Greyhound Park has dog racing.
  • IMAX Theaters offer everything from the Metropolitan Opera, ballet, concerts, wrestling, boxing and other live events in the comfort of your local movie theater.
  • Sam Houston Park is home to the Houston Heritage Society, a museum complex dedicated to preserving Houston’s history and architecture.
  • Cooking classes are given by Sur La Table, Central Market and Leisure Learning.
  • Two classic homes, Bayou Bend and Rienzi , contain the American Decorative Arts and European Decorative Arts collections of the Museum of Fine Art Houston.
  • Space Center Houston is the educational gateway to NASA/Johnson Space Center.
  • Discovery Green presents movies and concerts in the park, and features a holiday ice rink.

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