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Visit Buffalo Bayou's newest park,

The Sabine to Bagby Promenade!

More information here.

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Upcoming Events

Picnic in the Park


Saturday, April 26

11 am–2 pm
Police Memorial (north of Memorial Drive)

Buffalo Bayou Partnership and Houston Parks & Recreation Department invite Houstonians to celebrate the north bank completion of the Sabine to Montrose stretch of Buffalo Bayou Park—including a first-time connection from the Carruth Bridge to the Police Memorial site.

Join us for a day of free family fun! We'll have outdoor lawn games including badminton, horseshoes and bocce ball. Pack a picnic and bring a blanket. There will also be food and drinks available for purchase and live entertainment throughout the afternoon.

Guests are encouraged to walk or bike the trails to the Police Memorial area. Those driving are able to utilize the free parking at Lot H (Sabine Street exit off of Memorial Drive, before Houston Avenue). Click here for a map.

Special thanks for support from

To participate as a Picnic Patron or Picnic Partner, click here.


April 26 - Give 5% to Conserve Houston

Shop, Save, Support. On Saturday, April 26, Houston businesses will donate 5% of gross sales to BBP and seven other local nonprofits that strive to make Houston a better, more beautiful place. Click here to check out which businesses are participating in the campaign. Please consider supporting these local businesses and help celebrate Earth Day. The more the businesses make, the more they will be able to donate in support of our air, bayous, waterways, birds, prairies and environment.

H-E-B Tear Pad Campaign
through April 30th

Celebrate Earth Month with H-E-B and EarthShare of Texas. Whenever you shop at any H-E-B or Central Market in Texas, grab one of the tear-off coupons at the register to add $1, $3, or $5 to your total bill. Those extra dollars will support the environmental work of EarthShare of Texas organizations, including Buffalo Bayou Partnership!

Also, H-E-B wants to help you remember your re-usable bags. To help, it is hosting a video contest. Vote for your favorite at

Blanket Bingo


May 15, June 19, July 17,
August 21, and September 18

6 pm—Pick up bingo cards, DJ
7–9 pm—Bingo begins
Market Square Park
$10 per person

An old-school pastime is making a trendy comeback at Market Square Park. The stakes are high for Blanket Bingo benefiting Buffalo Bayou Partnership.

Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of music and great prizes. $10 admission includes on bingo packet (approx. 9 games). Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each.

Click here for more info.

Looking for a unique gift?

Click here to do some Buffalo Bayou shopping.
From ties to coffee to dog items for your furry friend!

For additional questions, please contact or 713.752.0314 ext. 101.


Finishers celebrate completing the race.


Buffalo Bayou Partnership is an official Run for a Reason charity for the Chevron Houston Marathon and Aramco Half Marathon.  Thanks to all of the runners who supported our organization as part of the 2014 races!

Learn more about the Run for a Reason program here.

Visit the Fundraising Pages - Donate Now!



Photos courtesy of Jim Olive ( and

Mike Herrera