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Buffalo Bayou Partnership

Upcoming Events

February 2023

Feb 01

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Feb 08

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Feb 14

Cupid Cruises

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s pontoon tour boat for a cozy cruise with your Valentine. Bubbly beverages and chocolate bites will be provided during a romantic evening boat ride with spectacular views of downtown Houston.

Feb 14

Singles Wellness Walk with Urban Paths

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Make new connections on this Single’s Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely of Urban Paths!

Feb 14

Cupid Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s pontoon tour boat for a cozy cruise with your Valentine. Bubbly beverages and chocolate bites will be provided during a romantic evening boat ride with spectacular views of downtown Houston.

Feb 15

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Feb 16

“Tavern Talk” Member Happy Hour with BBP Clean & Green Team

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Come enjoy lite bites and drinks at GJ Tavern and meet Robby Robinson and David “Bayou Dave” Rivers of Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s Clean & Green Team!

Feb 18

Monthly Volunteer Workday

https://buffalobayou.org/support/volunteer/

Houstonians, ages 9 and up, are invited to join Buffalo Bayou Partnership for community-wide volunteer days at Buffalo Bayou Park happening the third Saturday of each month. Whether volunteering as an individual or a small group, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Feb 18

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Feb 22

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Feb 25

Crossing Buffalo Bayou

Location:

Often referred to as the Bayou City, Houston has more bridges than many of us realize. This tour explores the aesthetics, engineering, and history of some of the 14 bridges that cross Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing downtown to the Port of Houston.

March 2023

Mar 01

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Mar 04

Books on the Bayou / Libros sobre el Bayou

Location:

Join us for a fun, free story time event for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers (best for 6 months – 4 years) and their parents/caregivers! There will be silly stories, rhymes, and songs, with a chance to check out books at Houston Public Library’s Mobile Express.

¡Únase a nosotros para un evento divertido y gratuito a la hora del cuento para bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares (mejor para 6 meses a 4 años) y sus padres / cuidadores! Habrá historias, rimas y canciones, con la oportunidad de ver libros en el Mobile Express de la Biblioteca Pública de Houston.

Mar 04

Excursiones en español en el barco pontón de BBP

Location:

Estos paseos en bote de 30 minutos son una excelente manera de pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Escápese del bullicio de la ciudad y disfrute de la brisa fresca mientras se desliza por las aguas de Buffalo Bayou. Observe garzas elegantes, peces saltadores e incluso un caimán en las orillas del agua.

Mar 08

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Mar 11

51st Annual Regatta Volunteering

Be a part of a longstanding Houston tradition and give back to your community by volunteering at the 51st Annual Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta on March 11! We’re looking for eager individuals and groups to lend a hand to make this kayak and canoe race a success.

Mar 11

51st Annual Regatta presented by Gillman Subaru

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http://redbarnsystems.com/timer/2020/200307Regatta/Regatta.asp

Participate in the 51st annual BBP Regatta on March 11, the largest canoe and kayak race in Texas!

Mar 15

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Mar 18

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Mar 18

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

Mar 22

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Mar 25

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Mar 29

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

April 2023

Apr 01

Books on the Bayou / Libros sobre el Bayou

Location:

Join us for a fun, free story time event for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers (best for 6 months – 4 years) and their parents/caregivers! There will be silly stories, rhymes, and songs, with a chance to check out books at Houston Public Library’s Mobile Express.

¡Únase a nosotros para un evento divertido y gratuito a la hora del cuento para bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares (mejor para 6 meses a 4 años) y sus padres / cuidadores! Habrá historias, rimas y canciones, con la oportunidad de ver libros en el Mobile Express de la Biblioteca Pública de Houston.

Apr 01

Excursiones en español en el barco pontón de BBP

Location:

Estos paseos en bote de 30 minutos son una excelente manera de pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Escápese del bullicio de la ciudad y disfrute de la brisa fresca mientras se desliza por las aguas de Buffalo Bayou. Observe garzas elegantes, peces saltadores e incluso un caimán en las orillas del agua.

Apr 05

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Apr 08

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Apr 12

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Apr 14

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Apr 15

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Apr 15

History Boat Tour

Location:

Look back at Houston’s history while cruising Buffalo Bayou with a local historian. Your guide will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Apr 15

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Apr 19

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Apr 26

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Apr 28

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Apr 29

Crossing Buffalo Bayou

Location:

Often referred to as the Bayou City, Houston has more bridges than many of us realize. This tour explores the aesthetics, engineering, and history of some of the 14 bridges that cross Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing downtown to the Port of Houston.

Apr 29

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

May 2023

May 03

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

May 06

Books on the Bayou / Libros sobre el Bayou

Location:

Join us for a fun, free story time event for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers (best for 6 months – 4 years) and their parents/caregivers! There will be silly stories, rhymes, and songs, with a chance to check out books at Houston Public Library’s Mobile Express.

¡Únase a nosotros para un evento divertido y gratuito a la hora del cuento para bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares (mejor para 6 meses a 4 años) y sus padres / cuidadores! Habrá historias, rimas y canciones, con la oportunidad de ver libros en el Mobile Express de la Biblioteca Pública de Houston.

May 06

Excursiones en español en el barco pontón de BBP

Location:

Estos paseos en bote de 30 minutos son una excelente manera de pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Escápese del bullicio de la ciudad y disfrute de la brisa fresca mientras se desliza por las aguas de Buffalo Bayou. Observe garzas elegantes, peces saltadores e incluso un caimán en las orillas del agua.

May 07

Jazzy Sundays in Buffalo Bayou Park

Location:

Join us for these free, family-friendly jazz concerts, held every Sunday in May at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park (105 Sabine Street) from 5-7pm!

May 10

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

May 12

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

May 13

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

May 13

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

May 14

Jazzy Sundays in Buffalo Bayou Park

Location:

Join us for these free, family-friendly jazz concerts, held every Sunday in May at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park (105 Sabine Street) from 5-7pm!

May 17

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

May 20

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

May 21

Jazzy Sundays in Buffalo Bayou Park

Location:

Join us for these free, family-friendly jazz concerts, held every Sunday in May at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park (105 Sabine Street) from 5-7pm!

May 24

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

May 26

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

May 27

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

May 27

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

May 28

Jazzy Sundays in Buffalo Bayou Park

Location:

Join us for these free, family-friendly jazz concerts, held every Sunday in May at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park (105 Sabine Street) from 5-7pm!

May 31

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

June 2023

Jun 07

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Jun 09

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jun 10

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jun 14

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Jun 17

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Jun 17

History Boat Tour

Location:

Look back at Houston’s history while cruising Buffalo Bayou with a local historian. Your guide will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Jun 21

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Jun 23

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jun 28

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

July 2023

Jul 05

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Jul 12

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Jul 14

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jul 15

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Jul 15

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

Jul 15

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jul 19

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Jul 26

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Jul 28

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Jul 29

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

August 2023

Aug 02

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Aug 09

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Aug 11

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 12

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 16

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Aug 19

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Aug 19

History Boat Tour

Location:

Look back at Houston’s history while cruising Buffalo Bayou with a local historian. Your guide will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Aug 23

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Aug 25

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 26

Bat Boat Tour

Location:

Sail the scenic waterway on a 90-minute, guided tour from downtown to Waugh Drive Bridge and back to watch the emergence of the 250,000+ Mexican free-tailed bats that live under the bridge.   Our knowledgeable guide will share details about the bats’ eating patterns, behavior and contributions to the bayou’s ecosystem. Space is limited, and boat tours fill up fast. Boat departs 45 minutes before sunset.   Please note, kids must be at least four years old to board the…

Aug 30

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

September 2023

Sep 02

Books on the Bayou / Libros sobre el Bayou

Location:

Join us for a fun, free story time event for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers (best for 6 months – 4 years) and their parents/caregivers! There will be silly stories, rhymes, and songs, with a chance to check out books at Houston Public Library’s Mobile Express.

¡Únase a nosotros para un evento divertido y gratuito a la hora del cuento para bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares (mejor para 6 meses a 4 años) y sus padres / cuidadores! Habrá historias, rimas y canciones, con la oportunidad de ver libros en el Mobile Express de la Biblioteca Pública de Houston.

Sep 02

Excursiones en español en el barco pontón de BBP

Location:

Estos paseos en bote de 30 minutos son una excelente manera de pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Escápese del bullicio de la ciudad y disfrute de la brisa fresca mientras se desliza por las aguas de Buffalo Bayou. Observe garzas elegantes, peces saltadores e incluso un caimán en las orillas del agua.

Sep 06

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Sep 09

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

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Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Sep 13

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Sep 16

Nature Walking Tour

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Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Sep 16

Port to Port History Boat Tour

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The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic significance of this industrial stretch and Houston, as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

Sep 20

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Sep 23

Crossing Buffalo Bayou

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Often referred to as the Bayou City, Houston has more bridges than many of us realize. This tour explores the aesthetics, engineering, and history of some of the 14 bridges that cross Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing downtown to the Port of Houston.

Sep 27

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

October 2023

Oct 04

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Oct 07

Books on the Bayou / Libros sobre el Bayou

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Join us for a fun, free story time event for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers (best for 6 months – 4 years) and their parents/caregivers! There will be silly stories, rhymes, and songs, with a chance to check out books at Houston Public Library’s Mobile Express.

¡Únase a nosotros para un evento divertido y gratuito a la hora del cuento para bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares (mejor para 6 meses a 4 años) y sus padres / cuidadores! Habrá historias, rimas y canciones, con la oportunidad de ver libros en el Mobile Express de la Biblioteca Pública de Houston.

Oct 07

Excursiones en español en el barco pontón de BBP

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Estos paseos en bote de 30 minutos son una excelente manera de pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Escápese del bullicio de la ciudad y disfrute de la brisa fresca mientras se desliza por las aguas de Buffalo Bayou. Observe garzas elegantes, peces saltadores e incluso un caimán en las orillas del agua.

Oct 11

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Oct 14

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

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Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

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