Secret Houston wants to help you make the most of your free time and keep you informed! We’ll be putting out “Don’t miss” and “ICYMI” plans and news for you each week, so you’ll always catch an incredible event or story. Here are some of them that you may have missed over the last week.
1. Universal is Opening A Theme Park in Frisco
Universal is coming to Texas, folks! Having locations already in Los Angeles, Orlando, Japan, Signapore, and Beijing, Universal has selected Frisco, Texas as the destination for its one-of-a-kind theme park.
2. A Once-In-50,000-Year Comet To Pass Over Texas Skies This February
For the first time in 50,000 years, a green, long-period comet named C/2022 E3 (ZTF) will sweep across our night skies. On February 2, the comet will be appear a mere 26 million miles out from Earth, a phenomenon that hasn’t occurred since the Stone Age.
3. A Must-See Dinosaur Exhibit Is Coming To Houston Soon
Dinos Alive: An Immersive Experience is coming to Houston on March 25 and you can join the waitlist to secure your tickets! The experience will open at the Marq’e Entertainment Center (7620 Katy Fwy). Visitors will be able to see over 80 life-like, animatronic dinosaurs are waiting to guide you through the Age of Reptiles!.
4. Celebrate Black History Month In Houston With These Enchanting Candlelight Concerts
The story of American music would be a short one without the contributions of Black American artists. So the beloved Candlelight concert series will be honoring this on an epic scale for Black History Month. The most beautiful Houstonian venues will be magically transformed by Candlelight, into one of the city’s most enchanting nights out.
5. An Outdoor Roller Rink Is Opening At The Foot Of The Houston Skyline
Discovery Green in Downtown, Houston has announced the return of their outdoor rink this season. Beginning February 10, the organization is hosting public skates in Downtown Houston with tickets now on sale!
6. Cirque Du Soleil Is Bringing Its Spectacular New Show To Houston This January
On January 25, the surreal circus will premier its new KOOZA performance at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston.
7. Memorial Park Land Bridge And Prairie Opens This February
This February, Memorial Park Conservancy is celebrating a milestone in the opening of its monumental Land Bridge project.
The tunnel system as with the Land Bridge and Prairie project is a part of MPC’s ten-year plan. Begun in 2018, a $70 million gift from the Kinder Foundation – then the single largest parks grant in Houston history – catalyzed the project.
Since then, the partnership has extended to include the Houston Parks and Recreation Department, Uptown Development Authority, and the City of Houston.
8. Tesla Plots Houston-Area Space For Industrial Facility
As of this moment the details of the purchase are relatively scare. The story was first reported by Houston Chronicle, who found through Chushman & Wakefield and Savills real estate brokerages, that the lease entails 1.03 million square feet of property a little over 30 miles west of downtown Houston at 111 Empire West of the Empire West Business Park in Brookshire’s 300-acre campus