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The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park

The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park is a major destination and park entry point made possible by reclaiming a four-acre abandoned City of Houston water system site. Atop a partially buried water reservoir is The Brown Foundation Lawn, a grassy plateau framed by trees with a stunning view of the downtown skyline. With the Hobby Family Pavilion, this elevated site is popular for performances and events. The Wortham Insurance Visitor Center and Terrace houses restrooms and a bike rental facility on the weekends.

The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park is the perfect venue for a cocktail reception, birthday party, wedding or large-scale event.

Available for rental are:

  • The Brown Foundation Lawn (250’x151′)
  • Hobby Family Pavilion (71’x20′)
  • Wortham Insurance Terrace (80’x33′)
  • The Water Works (The Brown Foundation Lawn, Hobby Family Pavilion and Wortham Insurance Terrace)

The Water Works is located at 105 Sabine Street, Houston, Texas 77007.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions discounted and hourly pricing is available, rates will be determined by location, size, duration, and potential impact to the park. Please complete the application and submit it to Mariel Guenther at mguenther@buffalobayou.org for a rate quote.

Questions about The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park? Please contact Mariel Guenther at mguenther@buffalobayou.org or by phone at 713.752.0314 ext. 304.











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