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Sabine Promenade

150 Sabine Street
Houston, TX 77007 United States

Past Events

April 2014

Apr 12

Second Saturday Buffalo Bayou Boat Ride

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May 2014

May 10

Second Saturday Buffalo Bayou Boat Ride

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May 24

Bat Colony Boat Tour

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June 2014

Jun 07

Twilight Tour

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Jun 14

Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Jun 14

Second Saturday Buffalo Bayou Boat Ride

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Jun 28

Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Guests on these tours will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from our boat on the bayou’s waters. Over 250,000 bats call Waugh Bridge home. You will spend the evening viewing and learning more about these magnificent flying mammals that share the city with us.

July 2014

Jul 01

Buffalo Bayou Park—Garden Biking Tour

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Join Architecture Center Houston for a special tour of Buffalo Bayou Park led by Scott McCready, SWA Group, and Trudi Smith, Buffalo Bayou Partnership.

Jul 05

Twilight Tour

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Jul 12

Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Guests on these tours will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from our boat on the bayou’s waters. Over 250,000 bats call Waugh Bridge home. You will spend the evening viewing and learning more about these magnificent flying mammals that share the city with us.

Jul 26

Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Guests on these tours will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from our boat on the bayou’s waters. Over 250,000 bats call Waugh Bridge home. You will spend the evening viewing and learning more about these magnificent flying mammals that share the city with us.

August 2014

Aug 02

Twilight Tour

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Aug 09

Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Guests on these tours will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from our boat on the bayou’s waters. Over 250,000 bats call Waugh Bridge home. You will spend the evening viewing and learning more about these magnificent flying mammals that share the city with us.

Aug 23

Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Guests on these tours will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from our boat on the bayou’s waters. Over 250,000 bats call Waugh Bridge home. You will spend the evening viewing and learning more about these magnificent flying mammals that share the city with us.

September 2014

Sep 06

Twilight Tour

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Sep 13

Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Guests on these tours will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from our boat on the bayou’s waters. Over 250,000 bats call Waugh Bridge home. You will spend the evening viewing and learning more about these magnificent flying mammals that share the city with us.

Sep 27

Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Guests on these tours will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from our boat on the bayou’s waters. Over 250,000 bats call Waugh Bridge home. You will spend the evening viewing and learning about these magnificent flying mammals that share the city with us.

October 2014

Oct 18

KBR Kids Day—Wild on Buffalo Bayou

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A day filled with FREE family fun with this year’s theme all things and animals “Wild!”

November 2014

Nov 01

“Looking Back” Pontoon Boat Tour

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Buffalo Bayou Partnership invites you to take “a look back” to the late 1800’s, when Houston was founded. Learn about the important individuals and families along Buffalo Bayou who helped shape Houston.

Nov 06

Buffalo Bayou Ball: Works of Wortham

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Join us for this year’s Buffalo Bayou Ball: Works of Wortham. We are pleased to honor The Wortham Foundation, which for more than half a century has generously and steadfastly supported Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s projects.

Nov 08

Second Saturday Boat Ride

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These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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 the occasional alligator sunning on the bayou’s banks!

December 2014

Dec 06

“Looking Back” Boat Tour (SOLD OUT)

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Buffalo Bayou Partnership invites you to take “a look back” to the late 1800s with historian Louis Aulbach. Learn about the important people, places and events that helped shape Houston.

Dec 11

Unsilent Night

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts at the University of Houston for a free interactive holiday event, Unsilent Night!

March 2015

Mar 14

CANCELLED – Second Saturday Boat Ride

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Unfortunately due to high water levels, Second Saturday Boat Tours will not take place on Saturday, March 14th.

Mar 21

“Looking Back” Boat Tour

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Buffalo Bayou Partnership invites you to take a look back to the late 1800s, when Houston was founded, to learn about the important individuals and families along Buffalo Bayou who helped shape Houston. Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginnings will be your guide. He will share stories of the Allen brothers, the founders of Houston, and provide historical information about places, people, animals and events along the bayou west and east of downtown.…

April 2015

Apr 11

CANCELED: Second Saturday Boat Ride

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Unfortunately due to high rain chances and thunderstorms this weekend, we are canceling Second Saturday Boat Rides. Please stay tuned for future dates.

Apr 11

CANCELED: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours

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Unfortunately due to high rain chances and thunderstorms this weekend, we are canceling Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours. Please stay tuned for future dates.

Apr 25

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tours

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Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about these 250,000 magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us. Time: Boat departs 30 minutes before sunset (1½ hour boat rides) Cost: $30 per person (children under 4 are not permitted on boat tours) Weather permitting. Reservations required.

May 2015

May 05

Cinco de Bayou

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We’re partnering up with Cuchara Restaurant for a festive Cinco de Mayo “foodie float!” Enjoy three authentic ceviche dishes and flowing margaritas as you take in views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush scenery aboard BBP’s pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou.

May 09

Second Saturday Boat Ride

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These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

May 09

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour (SOLD OUT)

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Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about these 250,000 magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

May 16

SOLD OUT – “Looking Back” Boat Tour

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THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT. Buffalo Bayou Partnership invites you to take a look back to the late 1800s, when Houston was founded, to learn about the important individuals and families along Buffalo Bayou who helped shape Houston. Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginnings will be your guide. He will share stories of the Allen brothers, the founders of Houston, and provide historical information about places, people, animals and events along the bayou…

May 23

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

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This boat tour is SOLD OUT. Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from Waugh Bridge. Learn more about these 250,000 magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us.

June 2015

Jun 06

CANCELED: Twilight Tour

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Due to high water levels, this boat tour has been canceled. 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 the occasional alligator!

July 2015

Jul 04

SOLD OUT: 4th of July Boat Tour

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THIS BOAT TOUR IS SOLD OUT. View the City’s fireworks extravaganza while floating along Buffalo Bayou in our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. Price includes bubbly and light snacks!

August 2015

Aug 01

Twilight Tour

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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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks. Time: 6:00 – 8:30 pm (30 minute boat rides) The last tour departs at 8:00 pm. Cost: $7 for adults/$5 for children (ages 4–12) Cash only; payment taken when boarding. Weather permitting. No reservations are taken…

September 2015

Sep 02

Run, Walk & Talk

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Join BBP and In Flight Running for a free information and training session where Coach Michael Merlino will share helpful tips for the 2016 Chevron Houston Marathon and learn more about how you can gain guaranteed entry through the Run for a Reason Program.

Sep 12

CANCELED: Second Saturday Boat Ride

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Due to rain, Second Saturday Boat Tours have been canceled.

Sep 30

Corner Table Foodie Float

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We’re partnering up with Corner Table for a Cajun-inspired “Foodie Float!” Enjoy all things New Orleans including Chef Brandon Lampert’s crab and shrimp specialties, pecan sweet bites, and daiquiris made with Louisiana’s very own Bayou Rum and shaken by a mixologist from 1919 Wine and Mixology.

October 2015

Oct 10

Second Saturday Boat Ride

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

March 2016

Mar 26

CANCELED: Second Saturday Boat Ride

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Due to high water levels in Buffalo Bayou, this Second Saturday Boat Ride has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

April 2016

Apr 09

Second Saturday Boat Ride

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

Apr 09

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

Apr 23

CANCELED: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

May 2016

May 14

CANCELED: Second Saturday Boat Ride

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

May 14

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

May 28

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

June 2016

Jun 25

CANCELED: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

July 2016

Jul 09

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

Jul 16

Twilight Tour

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.

Jul 23

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

August 2016

Aug 05

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Learn more about these 250,000 magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge over Buffalo Bayou.

Aug 06

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Learn more about these 250,000 magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Aug 13

CANCELED: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

Aug 27

CANCELED: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

September 2016

Sep 10

SOLD OUT: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

Sep 24

CANCELED: Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about the 250,000 Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us and enjoy an amazing view of their dusk emergence from our pontoon boat, Spirit of the Bayou. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

October 2016

Oct 22

SOLD OUT – “Looking Back” Boat Tour

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Take a look back to the late 1800s – when Houston was founded – with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author. Learn more about the important individuals and families along Buffalo Bayou who helped shape Houston.

Oct 28

SOLD OUT – The Bayou of Lost Souls Boat Ride

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Get ready for a ghostly evening on the Spirit of Buffalo Bayou pontoon boat with historian and “ghost writer” Andrew Groocock, as he shares stories of haunted tales and legends of Buffalo Bayou.

November 2016

Nov 05

SOLD OUT: “Looking Back” Boat Tour

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Take a look back to the late 1800s – when Houston was founded – with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author. Learn more about the important individuals and families along Buffalo Bayou who helped shape Houston.

Nov 12

Second Saturday Boat Ride

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks. (Weather and water levels permitting.)

December 2016

Dec 03

SOLD OUT: “Looking Back” Boat Tour

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Journey back to Houston’s origins in the late 1800s with local historian and author Louis Aulbach. Learn more about the important individuals and families along Buffalo Bayou who helped shape Houston.

March 2017

Mar 18

SOLD OUT – “Looking Back” History Boat Tour

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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. Louis will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Mar 25

Second Saturday Boat Ride

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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.
Weather permitting. No reservations are taken for these tours. They are first come, first serve.
Questions? Contact Trudi Smith at 713.752.0314 ext. 103.

April 2017

Apr 04

SOLD OUT – Wine Tasting on Buffalo Bayou

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Our Spring Foodie Floats schedule begins with a winemaker experience on BBP’s pontoon boat! Ryan Levy and Ian Eastveld—sommeliers, winemakers, wine educators and Le Cordon Bleu trained chefs—will lead guests through a discussion and tasting of their award-winning wines while taking in exceptional views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush landscape. Learn more about Nice Winery’s wine-making and vineyards in advance.

Apr 08

Second Saturday Boat Ride

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These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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.
Weather permitting. No reservations are taken for these tours. They are first come, first serve.
Questions? Contact Trudi Smith at 713.752.0314 ext. 103.

Apr 15

SOLD OUT – “Looking Back” History Tour

Location:

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. Louis will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

May 2017

May 13

SOLD OUT – “Looking Back” History Tour

Location:

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. Louis will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

May 20

Second Saturday Boat Ride

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon 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.
Weather permitting. No reservations are taken for these tours. They are first come, first serve.
Questions? Contact Trudi Smith at 713.752.0314 ext. 103.

May 27

SOLD OUT – Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these 250,000 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.

June 2017

Jun 17

Twilight Tour

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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Jun 24

SOLD OUT – Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these 250,000 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 2017

Jul 08

SOLD OUT – Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these 250,000 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 15

Twilight Tour

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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

Jul 21

SOLD OUT – Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these 250,000 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 22

SOLD OUT – Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these 250,000 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

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these 250,000 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 2017

Aug 19

CANCELLED- Twilight Tour

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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

September 2017

Sep 16

CANCELLED – Twilight Tour

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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

June 2018

Jun 08

Twilight Tour

Location:

These 30-minute twilight 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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

July 2018

Jul 13

SOLD OUT: Twilight Tour

Location:

These 30-minute twilight 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 the occasional alligator sunning on the banks.

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