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“Buffalo Bayou’s Back” with transformation of iconic Houston greenspace Buffalo Bayou Park complete in Fall 2015

May 27, 2015

“Celebrate, Recreate and Create” – Park Completion and Grand Opening Celebration Rescheduled for October 3, 2015

BBPark Grand Opening


The public is invited to “Celebrate, Recreate and Create,” the completion of improvements to the iconic Buffalo Bayou Park. Improvements to the 160-acre park include trails, pedestrian bridges, signature blue lighting, public art works, and new destinations like the Johnny Steele Dog Park, Barbara Fish Daniel Nature Play Area, Lost Lake/The Dunlavy, and The Water Works.

The public celebration will include walking tours, lectures, children’s crafts, recreational opportunities, delicious food, live music, programming that will showcase Houston’s diverse arts community, and culminate in an illuminated evening procession designed in partnership with New York-based Processional Arts Workshop, known for its work on the second phase opening of the High Line, and many community volunteers. Free and open to the public.


Saturday, October 3, 2015

1:30-9:30 pm

Free and open to the public


Buffalo Bayou Park – various locations from Shepherd Drive to Sabine Street

105 Sabine Street, Houston, Texas 77007