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Allen’s Landing

1001 Commerce Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States

Past Events

June 2018

Jun 09

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Jun 16

“From Port to Port” Boat Tour

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Time: 10 am – 12 pm Price: $45 The Port to Port 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. Very few Houstonians today get to experience the…

Jun 23

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

July 2018

Jul 04

Bubbly and Fireworks

Location:

4th of July boat tour on Buffalo Bayou

Enjoy Perfect views of Houston’s Spectacular Fireworks Show! Avoid the crowds and view the city’s fireworks extravaganza while floating along Buffalo Bayou and enjoying bubbly, provided by Barefoot Wine, Refresh & Bubbly, local brew from Saint Arnold Brewery and hearty dinner bites.

Jul 07

“Looking Back” History Tour

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 Beginnings” 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.

Jul 14

“From Port to Port” 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.

Jul 14

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Jul 28

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Tour

Location:

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

August 2018

Aug 25

Looking Back History Tour

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 Beginnings” 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.

Aug 25

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

September 2018

Sep 08

CANCELLED: Second Saturday Boat Ride

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 08

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Tour

Location:

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Sep 15

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Sep 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.

Sep 22

Waugh Bat Colony Tour

Location:

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Sep 29

Looking Back History Tour

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 Beginnings” 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.

October 2018

Oct 05

Waugh Bat Colony Tour

Location:

Learn more about these thousands of magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Oct 06

Looking Back History Tour

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 Beginnings” 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 13

Second Saturday Boat Ride

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 20

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 31

CANCELLED: Ghosts and Spirits Boat Tour

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership guide Andrew Groocock as he shares stories of haunted tales and legends along Buffalo Bayou. Costumes are encouraged in keeping with the Halloween spirit and to continue the ghoulish fun in Downtown after the tour.

November 2018

Nov 03

Looking Back History Tour

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 Beginnings” 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 10

Second Saturday Boat Ride

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 24

SOLD OUT: 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.

December 2018

Dec 02

Christmas Cruises

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership in celebrating the holiday season with 30-minute pontoon boat rides along Buffalo Bayou served up with plenty of decorations, music and cheer!

Dec 12

SOLD OUT: Christmas Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership in celebrating the holiday season with 30-minute pontoon boat rides along Buffalo Bayou served up with plenty of decorations, music and cheer!

February 2019

Feb 14

SOLD OUT: Cupid Cruise

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Hop aboard Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s Spirit of the Bayou 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

SOLD OUT: Cupid Cruise

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Hop aboard Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s Spirit of the Bayou 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 16

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.

Feb 23

CANCELLED: 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.

March 2019

Mar 02

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

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. Reservations required.

Mar 02

CANCELLED: 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.

Mar 09

47th Annual Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta presented by Gillman Subaru

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https://buffalobayou.org/event/48th-annual-buffalo-bayou-partnership-regatta-presented-by-gillman-subaru/

Join us for Texas’ largest canoe and kayak race – the 47th Annual Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta on March 9th! Paddlers, ages 12 and up, are encouraged to participate in the 15-mile race along the scenic Buffalo Bayou. Whether you are entering competitively or paddling for pleasure, you won’t want to miss out on this longstanding Houston tradition! 

Mar 13

SOLD OUT – Foodie Float: Wine Tasting with Nice Winery

Location:

Our spring Foodie Float schedule begins with a winemaker experience! Winemaker, Ryan Levy, a certified sommelier, wine educator, and Le Cordon Bleu trained chef, will lead guests through a discussion of his award-winning wines while taking in exceptional views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush landscape from our pontoon boat. One of his wines was recently awarded Best of Show out of 3,000 wines in the Houston Rodeo Wine Competition! A selection of cheeses will also be served. Learn more about Nice Winery’s wine-making and vineyards in advance.

Mar 16

SOLD OUT: 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.

Mar 16

SOLD OUT: Luck of the Irish Boat Ride

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with another Saint….St. Arnold Brewery. Toast to all things Irish as you enjoy tasty brew from our friends at St. Arnold’s and pizza bites as you cruise along Houston’s historic waterway.

Mar 23

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.

Mar 23

SOLD OUT: Songs on the Water presented by BBP and Houston Grand Opera

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Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on the Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, selected wine by Nice Winery and light bites.

Mar 24

Songs on the Water presented by BBP and Houston Grand Opera

Location:

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on the Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, selected wine by Nice Winery and light bites.

Mar 30

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.

April 2019

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 11

Foodie Float: Wine Tasting with Nice Wines

Location:

Our spring Foodie Float schedule begins with a winemaker experience! Winemaker, Ryan Levy, a certified sommelier, wine educator, and Le Cordon Bleu trained chef, will lead guests through a discussion of his award-winning wines while taking in exceptional views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush landscape from our pontoon boat. One of his wines was recently awarded Best of Show out of 3,000 wines in the Houston Rodeo Wine Competition! A selection of cheeses will also be served. Learn more about Nice Winery’s wine-making and vineyards in advance.

Apr 13

CANCELLED: 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

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 16

Foodie Float: Wine Tasting with Nice Wines

Location:

Our spring Foodie Float schedule begins with a winemaker experience! Winemaker, Ryan Levy, a certified sommelier, wine educator, and Le Cordon Bleu trained chef, will lead guests through a discussion of his award-winning wines while taking in exceptional views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush landscape from our pontoon boat. One of his wines was recently awarded Best of Show out of 3,000 wines in the Houston Rodeo Wine Competition! A selection of cheeses will also be served. Learn more about Nice Winery‘s wine-making and vineyards in advance. Only 20 seats available.

Apr 20

SOLD OUT: 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

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.

Apr 27

SOLD OUT: 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.

May 2019

May 05

Cinco de Mayo on the Bayou

Location:

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

CANCELED: 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 18

CANCELED: 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 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 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

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.

Jun 08

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.

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

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 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

CANCELED: 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 04

SOLD OUT: Bubbles and Fireworks Boat Ride

Location:

Perfect views of Houston’s Spectacular Fireworks Show! Avoid the crowds and view the city’s fireworks extravaganza while floating along Buffalo Bayou and enjoying bubbly and light snacks. We can only accommodate 21 lucky guests, so sign up now for this cruise!

Jul 06

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.

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 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.

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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 03

CANCELED: 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 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 17

Looking Back History 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.

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 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 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

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 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 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 22

Wine Tasting with Nice Winery

Location:

Winemaker, Ryan Levy, a certified sommelier, wine educator, and Le Cordon Bleu trained chef, will lead guests through a discussion of his award-winning wines while taking in exceptional views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush landscape from our pontoon boat. One of his wines was recently awarded Best of Show out of 3,000 wines in the Houston Rodeo Wine Competition!

Oct 23

Wine Tasting with Nice Winery

Location:

Winemaker, Ryan Levy, a certified sommelier, wine educator, and Le Cordon Bleu trained chef, will lead guests through a discussion of his award-winning wines while taking in exceptional views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush landscape from our pontoon boat. One of his wines was recently awarded Best of Show out of 3,000 wines in the Houston Rodeo Wine Competition!

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 30

Cancelled: Ghosts on the Bayou Boat Ride

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership guide, Andrew Groocock, as he shares stories of haunted tales and legends along Buffalo Bayou. Costumes are encouraged in keeping with the Halloween spirit and to continue the ghoulish fun in Downtown after the tour.

Oct 31

Cancelled: Ghosts on the Bayou Boat Ride

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership guide, Andrew Groocock, as he shares stories of haunted tales and legends along Buffalo Bayou. Costumes are encouraged in keeping with the Halloween spirit and to continue the ghoulish fun in Downtown after the tour.

November 2019

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

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 23

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.

December 2019

Dec 06

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership in celebrating the holiday season with 45-minute pontoon boat rides along Buffalo Bayou! Enjoy festive boat lighting with Santa and Mrs. Claus and hot chocolate to keep your spirits warm.

Dec 07

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.

Dec 07

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership in celebrating the holiday season with 45-minute pontoon boat rides along Buffalo Bayou! Enjoy festive boat lighting with Santa and Mrs. Claus and hot chocolate to keep your spirits warm.

Dec 13

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership in celebrating the holiday season with 45-minute pontoon boat rides along Buffalo Bayou! Enjoy festive boat lighting with Santa and Mrs. Claus and hot chocolate to keep your spirits warm.

Dec 14

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.

Dec 14

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership in celebrating the holiday season with 45-minute pontoon boat rides along Buffalo Bayou! Enjoy festive boat lighting with Santa and Mrs. Claus and hot chocolate to keep your spirits warm.

Dec 20

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership in celebrating the holiday season with 45-minute pontoon boat rides along Buffalo Bayou! Enjoy festive boat lighting with Santa and Mrs. Claus and hot chocolate to keep your spirits warm.

Dec 21

Christmas Cruises

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership in celebrating the holiday season with 45-minute pontoon boat rides along Buffalo Bayou! Enjoy festive boat lighting with Santa and Mrs. Claus and hot chocolate to keep your spirits warm.

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