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Buffalo Bayou Partnership

Upcoming Events

March 2019

Mar 30

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

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These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

April 2019

Apr 02

Buffalo Bayou in Bloom Kick-off Happy Hour

Let’s kick-off Buffalo Bayou in Bloom, the spring fundraising event hosted by The Currents, with a happy hour at the Four Season’s Bayou & Bottle! Meet the event co-chairs and host committee find out about this exciting new event and learn a little about Buffalo Bayou Partnership‘s Master Plan. Appetizers will be provided and they are giving us access to play their brand new, state-of-the-art Top Golf simulation inside of the newly renovated lounge at the Four Seasons Hotel Downtown. We’ll be…

Apr 03

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Urban Paths Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. 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 05

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

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Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Apr 06

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Apr 06

Monuments Monologue: Artists Talk

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Discussion with New Monuments for New Cities participating artists Regina Agu and Jamal Cyrus.

Apr 13

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Apr 13

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Apr 14

Art Walk: Anthony Shumate

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Meet artist Anthony Shumate and discover all of his Monumental Moments located at unexpected locations in Buffalo Bayou Park.

The public art along Buffalo Bayou makes for a unique experience and adventure around every corner. Learn more about these exceptional public works of art during Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s newest guided tour. Discover the meanings and muses behind specific pieces explained by the artists themselves during this four-tour series.

Apr 18

Buffalo Bayou in Bloom 2019

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Join our young professionals, The Currents, celebrate springtime and fundraise for BBP at this event with music, light bites, libations and more at Buffalo Bayou Park! Enjoy stunning downtown views while supporting Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s mission to restore and revitalize Buffalo Bayou.

Apr 19

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Apr 20

Monthly Volunteer Workday

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 a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Apr 20

Looking Back History Boat Tours

Location:

Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Apr 20

Monuments Monologue: Artists Talk

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Discussion with New Monuments for New Cities participating artists Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin and Jamal Cyrus.

Apr 20

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem.

Apr 20

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Apr 27

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

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.

Apr 27

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Apr 27

A Monumental Evening: Closing Party

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Music, food trucks and video installation of New Monuments for New Cities artworks on Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s Silos in the East End. More details to come.

May 2019

May 01

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Urban Paths Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. 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 03

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

May 05

Cinco de Mayo on the Bayou

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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on Buffalo Bayou with tasty tacos from downtown’s La Calle restaurant and cerveza provided by our friends at St. Arnold Brewing Company. As you take in the flavors of Mexico you will also enjoy a cruise along Houston’s historic waterway on BBP’s pontoon boat.

May 11

East Sector Wellness Walk

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk along Buffalo Bayou’s East Sector led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. Discover the historic East End neighborhood. This scenic urban trail follows along Buffalo Bayou flowing toward Tony Marron Park (808 N. York Street) and is a combination of pavement, dirt, and gravel. Wear durable yet comfortable shoes.

May 11

Art on Wheels

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View the public art in Buffalo Bayou Park like never before on this exciting bike ride! During this tour led by BBP guide Andrew Groocock, you will learn about the various works of art along Buffalo Bayou that make this green space so unique.

May 11

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

May 11

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

May 14

The Currents Happy Hour at B.B. Lemon

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Check out Berg Hospitality Group’s newest culinary concept, B.B. Lemon, with an all-new happy hour menu and spacious outdoor patio with The Currents! B.B. Lemon will be offering happy hour priced drinks and complimentary appetizers for the group at this cozy Washington Avenue hotspot.

May 17

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

May 18

Monthly Volunteer Workday

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 a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

May 18

Art Walk: ttweak

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David Thompson and Randy Twaddle are the co-founders of ttweak, a 20 year old communications and design firm. In 1998, they created the text installations along Allen’s Landing, where Houston was founded by the Allen Brothers. Please join us to learn more about the historic significance and inspiration for this work and others.

May 18

Looking Back History Boat Tours

Location:

Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

May 18

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem.

May 25

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

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 25

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

May 31

Twilight Tours

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator on the banks.

June 2019

Jun 01

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Jun 05

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Urban Paths Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. 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 07

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Jun 08

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Jun 15

Monthly Volunteer Workday

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 a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Jun 15

Looking Back History Boat Tours

Location:

Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Jun 15

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem.

Jun 15

Twilight Tours

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator on the banks.

Jun 19

Landscape Design Walking Tour

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Park is an award-winning park for many reasons – and one of those reasons, including its thoughtful and resilient design. What were the considerations and obstacles in planning for this 160-acre green space in the heart of Houston’s floodplain? Find out firsthand on this walking tour led by Scott McCready, Principal of SWA Group, one of the team leads on the landscape design of Buffalo Bayou Park.

Jun 21

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Jun 22

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

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.

Jun 28

Twilight Tours

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator on the banks.

Jun 29

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

July 2019

Jul 03

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Urban Paths Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. 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 05

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Jul 06

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Jul 12

Twilight Tours

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator on the banks.

Jul 13

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Jul 19

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Jul 20

Monthly Volunteer Workday

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 a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Jul 20

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem.

Jul 20

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Jul 27

Twilight Tours

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator on the banks.

August 2019

Aug 02

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Aug 03

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Aug 07

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Urban Paths Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. 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 10

East Sector Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk along Buffalo Bayou’s East Sector led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. Discover the historic East End neighborhood. This scenic urban trail follows along Buffalo Bayou flowing toward Tony Marron Park (808 N. York Street) and is a combination of pavement, dirt, and gravel. Wear durable yet comfortable shoes.

Aug 10

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Aug 16

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Aug 17

Monthly Volunteer Workday

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 a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Aug 17

Twilight Tours

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator on the banks.

Aug 30

Twilight Tours

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator on the banks.

Aug 31

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

September 2019

Sep 04

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Urban Paths Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. 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 06

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Sep 07

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Sep 07

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Sep 14

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Sep 14

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Sep 20

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Sep 21

Monthly Volunteer Workday

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 a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Sep 21

Looking Back History Boat Tours

Location:

Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Sep 21

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem.

Sep 21

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about the thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

Sep 28

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

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.

October 2019

Oct 02

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Urban Paths Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. 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 04

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Oct 05

Looking Back History Boat Tours

Location:

Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Oct 12

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

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.

Oct 12

2019 KBR Kids Day

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KBR Kids Day is one of Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s (BBP) signature events, with thousands of children and their families in attendance each year. Join us on October 12 for free family fun at the 12th annual KBR Kids Day at Guadalupe Plaza Park. Activity stations will include numerous hands-on activities from over 20 Houston partners, local entertainment and performers, Dia de los Muertos face painters, balloon artists, a rock climbing wall, and so much more!

Oct 18

Sunrise Yoga sponsored by BIG Power Yoga

Location:

Flow into the weekend with Sunrise Yoga on Buffalo Bayou! We’re partnering with BIG Power Yoga for a series of 45-minute early morning yoga sessions that will take place on the lawn at The Water Works in Buffalo Bayou Park. With a spectacular view of downtown, Houston’s most iconic greenspace is a unique and uplifting backdrop for yogis of all levels and ages. Bring your own mat. Reusable water bottle encouraged.

Oct 19

Monthly Volunteer Workday

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 a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Oct 19

Art on Wheels

Location:

View the public art in Buffalo Bayou Park like never before on this exciting bike ride! During this tour led by BBP guide Andrew Groocock, you will learn about the various works of art along Buffalo Bayou that make this green space so unique.

Oct 19

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Oct 19

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem.

Oct 26

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Oct 26

Landscape Design Walking Tour

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Park is an award-winning park for many reasons – and one of those reasons, including its thoughtful and resilient design. What were the considerations and obstacles in planning for this 160-acre green space in the heart of Houston’s floodplain? Find out firsthand on this walking tour led by Scott McCready, Principal of SWA Group, one of the team leads on the landscape design of Buffalo Bayou Park.

November 2019

Nov 02

Looking Back History Boat Tours

Location:

Aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginning or Andrew Groocock, local historian. Hear stories of the Allen brothers and historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Nov 06

Wellness Walk

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership Urban Paths Wellness Walk

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. 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.

Nov 07

BBP Gala 2019

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Proceeds from this important fundraising event allow Buffalo Bayou Partnership to continue transforming, activating and maintaining Buffalo Bayou along the 10-mile stretch from Shepherd Drive to the Port of Houston Turning Basin.

Nov 09

East Sector Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk along Buffalo Bayou’s East Sector led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths Wellness Coaching. Discover the historic East End neighborhood. This scenic urban trail follows along Buffalo Bayou flowing toward Tony Marron Park (808 N. York Street) and is a combination of pavement, dirt, and gravel. Wear durable yet comfortable shoes.

Nov 09

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

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.

Nov 16

Monthly Volunteer Workday

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 a large or small group, or individually, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Nov 16

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon or evening with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Nov 16

Nature Walking Tour

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Enjoy a free walking tour in Buffalo Bayou Park highlighting the landscape and ecology of 19th century Texas that created Houston, as well as the importance of prairies in rebuilding this astonishing and all but vanished ecosystem.

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