902 South 8th Street
La Porte, TX 77571
Phone: (281) 842-9200
Fax: (281) 471-5555
The Clear Lake Park is located on the shores of a beautiful lake which goes by the same name. The park is a major picnic spot and includes various sports activities. Clear Lake Park Pavilion is an open-air, covered facility available for picnics, parties and other events. In fact, the Landolt Pavilion is host to the annual Crowfish Festival which includes crawfish eating competition, games, arts and crafts stalls and great live entertainment. The Clear Lake Celtic Music Festival held here too is extremely popular amongst locals as well as tourists.
Located in the serene Clear Lake area, the 500 seater, Bayou Theatre is an ideal space for almost any kind of event. Meetings, lectures, conferences, concerts, seminars and much more take place at the theatre. Situated in the University of Houston it is replete with microphones, a mixing board, a host of audio-visual equipment and a vast array of possible lighting arrangements.
Featuring Hollywood's hottest hits on a daily basis, this theater says it all with their name. And what about those huge screens? They also feature high-demand, comfortable stadium seating, so you can have the best view in the house, no matter where you sit. All the typical movie goodies are available at various snack bars located throughout the complex. Ticket prices and show times vary.
Located on Egret Bay Boulevard, Scout Bar is a lively place for music, entertainment and singles to mingle. The nightspot attracts crowds from all over Houston, where people can shake a leg, down shots and make friends. Bands do their thing on a regular basis so be sure to check out the cover charge. The bar also has a patio, happy hour and limited parking.
Originally inaugurated as the Pasadena Memorial Stadium in 1965, this stadium was renamed the Pasadena ISD's Veterans' Stadium in 2006, in an endeavor to honor war veterans. The stadium also includes Newcomb Field, a football field dedicated to retired coach Bill Newcomb, which hosts varsity games in the winter. This 16,800-capacity stadium is used largely for high school games.
If you are on the south side of town, the Gulf Point 30 is a great place to see a movie. After all, a new theater with huge screens and stadium seating is always a treat for viewing any flick. With 30 screens featuring Hollywood's latest releases, it is almost impossible to be dissatisfied with the selection. Several snack bars can set you up with popcorn, nachos, candy, and more, but bring along some cash.
Since 1983, numerous nationally-recognized comedians have performed on this stage. Many have appeared on Show time, HBO, A&E and other popular channels. An evening's entertainment usually consists of three or more comedians and an occasional hypnotist or ventriloquist. If you are a speed demon, ask about the comedy defensive driving class. The club features a full-service bar, and also serves non-alcoholic drinks. Snack foods like popcorn and pretzels are also available. See website for schedule and ticketing. This place is open on Sunday at 8pm and closes late.
The Fairground Arena is one of Baytown's premier entertainment venues that plays host to cultural, social and community events all year round. Whether charity drives, benefits, markets, fairs or concerts, this is where all the action is. Most live gigs start by 9 pm and usually welcome all ages.
Houston Raceway Park's spacious, paved pit area holds approximately 400 racing rigs, with additional pit parking available on grass. The Park has a seating capacity of 30,000, with additional grandstand seating brought in during major events to accommodate reserved seat requests. They have a exclusive contract with the National Hot Rod Association to host a Powerade Drag Racing Series national event within a 200 mile radius of the Houston metropolitan area.
One of the premier venues for a variety of events in the city, The Flamingo Room is South Houston's destination for a range of events. Whether it is a live contemporary music concert, a theatrical performance, a private party, or a wedding reception, The Flamingo Room offers excellent facilities to suit every kind of event. See the website or call to know more.
This theatre has stadium seating and wide screens for your viewing pleasure, as well as a sophisticated Dolby sound system. For an even more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information, please call or visit the website.
Over the course of more than two decades, Jefferson Davis McKissack, a Houston postal worker who loved oranges, built The Orange Show one found object at a time. He dreamt it would one day become a major attraction. He died just seven months after opening its doors. Recognizing The Orange Show's importance as one of the finest examples of folk art environments in the U.S., a group of supporters formed the Orange Show Foundation to preserve the monument. They're also responsible for the internationally renowned Art Car Festival. Besides visiting The Orange Show, you can also take one of the Foundations' Eyeopener Tours.