If you are a localite in Houston, you know that Market Square Park is THE PLACE for lots of fun! There are many Market Square Park events lined up this September through November. Here are the September ones.
Market Square Park Events – September Schedule
LABOR DAY BACKYARD BBQ PARTY – Monday, September 6, 4 PM
The events kickstart with a Labor Day weekend with a nice old-fashioned backyard BBQ. Guests can enjoy lawn games, cold brews, and delicious BBQ. They can choose from traditional to Korean and vegan. Additionally, there’s live music by Danny Ray and the Acoustic Production. And, what’s more? Come with your A-game and compete in a watermelon eating contest, wherein the winner will get a trophy and be dubbed Downtown champion.
MOVIES UNDER THE STARS: SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE – Friday, September 10, 8 PM
Slumdog Millionaire is the story of 18-year-old Jamal Malik (Dev Patel), who answers questions on the Indian version of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” Flashbacks show how he got there. It also features Jamal’s survival on Mumbai’s streets with his brother, Salim, who joins a group of thieves after the death of their mother.
SUNSET SWEAT SESH – Tuesday, September 14, 6:30 PM | Tuesday, September 28, 6:30 PM | Tuesday, October 12, 6:30 PM | Tuesday, October 26, 6:30 PM,
Sunset Sweat Sesh is an event scheduled on multiple days mentioned above. It is a follow-along format class designed to engage all your major muscle groups from arms to glutes. Participants from all age groups and abilities are welcome.
BLANKET BINGO – Thursday, September 16, 6 PM | Thursday, October 21, 6 PM | Thursday, November 18, 6 PM
Blanket Bingo is a night full of fun, music, and great prizes. Admission costs $10 (cash only) and includes one bingo packet (approximately nine games). You can purchase additional games and daubers for $1 cash. Packets will go on sale at 6 PM, and Bingo will begin at 7 PM. Arrive early to secure admission. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs, or catch one of the tables at the park. The event benefits Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership.
MOVIES UNDER THE STARS: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK – Wednesday, September 22, 8 PM
This one is about Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper), who, after losing his job and spending time in a mental institution, winds up living with his parents (Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver). He wants to reunite with his wife, but his parents would be happy if he just shared their obsessions with the Philadelphia Eagles. It complicates when Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), who offers help to help him reconnect with his wife if he does something for her in exchange.
About Market Square Park
Market Square Park is a public park in Downtown Houston, Texas. It is a geographic centerpiece of Downtown Houston and is bounded by Travis, Milam, Congress, and Preston streets. Market Square Park is located at 301 Milam, Houston, Texas 77002. To know more about the park, click here.