Houston: Are you looking for an Olympics watch party to celebrate the success of US and Houston athletes? Look no more. KPRC2 and Discovery Green have you covered!
Starting Monday, July 26 to Friday, July 30, 2021 the KPRC 2 team will turn Discovery Green’s Fondren Foundation Performance Space into a celebration of the Games with live entertainment, Olympic trivia featuring Olympic-themed giveaways and–of course–plenty of Olympic action on the Texas-sized big screen.
Olympics Watch Party at Discovery Green in Houston
Monday – Friday 4:00 – 8 pm, July 26 – July 30
KPRC 2 Chief Meteorologist Frank Billingsley will kick off Houston’s biggest Olympics watch party on July 26th & 27th followed by Houston Life’s Derrick Shore, Courtney Zavala, Lauren Kelly and Joe Sam on July 28th & 29th. KPRC 2 News Today’s Owen Conflenti & Lisa Hernandez, along with Meteorologist Justin Stapleton, wind up the week’s festivities on July 30th.
The KPRC 2 teams will host live cut-ins from Discovery Green during the station’s 4, 5 & 6 p.m. newscasts, so all attendees are encouraged to come out early for a chance to be on TV and to get the party started.
NBC’s primetime coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics begins at 7 p.m. Pre-show activities and performances start at 6:30 p.m.
About Discovery Green
According to Wikipedia – Discovery Green is an 11.78-acre (47,700 m2) public urban park in Downtown Houston, Texas, bounded by La Branch Street to the west, McKinney Street to the north, Avenida de las Americas to the east, and Lamar Street to the south. The park is adjacent to the George R. Brown Convention Center and Avenida Houston entertainment district. Discovery Green features a lake, bandstands and venues for public performances, two dog runs, a playground, and multiple recreational lawns.
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