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Fall is fantastic on Buffalo Bayou 🍂

 

Buffalo Bayou Partnership has a lineup of outdoor activities for the whole family this fall. All are invited to participate in fun on the water, journey along the trails, learn about the bayou’s ecosystem, and groove to the tunes of some of Houston’s talented DJs and musicians. Fall starts now on Buffalo Bayou!

Dance to the Music

Kick off the season with the first installation of Turntable Tuesdays on September 14. Then, on Saturdays in October, soloists from Houston Grand Opera will serenade boat riders along the waterway with Songs on the Water. In November, come back to The Water Works lawn to jam with BBP on Jazzy Sundays.
Turntable Tuesdays
The Water Works

  • Tuesday, September 14
  • Tuesday, October 12
  • Tuesday, November 9
Songs on the Water
Meet at Allen’s Landing

  • Saturday, October 9
  • Sunday, October 10
  • Saturday, October 16
  • Sunday, October 17
Jazzy Sundays
The Water Works

  • Sunday, November 7
  • Sunday, November 14
  • Sunday, November 21
  • Sunday, November 28

Celebrate Nature

For kid-friendly fun, visit Yolanda Black Navarro Buffalo Bend Nature Park on September 25 for a day of peace, love, and bugs at Bugstock. This event will feature crafts, music, giveaways, and even bug tacos to celebrate our region’s ample population of creepy crawlers. In conjunction with this event, BBP will relaunch artist Henry G. Sanchez’s BioArt Bayou-torium, a mobile, bilingual art project that will be available on weekends in October. Later, on October 23, join BBP for one of the season’s biggest outdoor events, KBR Kids Day at the sprawling Tony Marron Park in Houston’s East End neighborhood.
Bugstock
Yolanda Black Navarro Buffalo Bend Nature Park
Saturday, September 25
BioArt Bayou-torium
Yolanda Black Navarro Buffalo Bend Nature Park
  • Saturday, October 2
  • Sunday, October 3
  • Saturday, October 9
  • Sunday, October 10
  • Saturday, October 16
  • Sunday, October 17
KBR Kids Day
Tony Marron Park
Saturday, October 23

Get Out on the Water

Watch for the bayou’s birds from your canoe or kayak at Birding and Boating on September 18. Then, on October 2, paddle in the largest canoe and kayak race in Texas. Register now for the Buffalo Bayou Partnership Regatta, presented by Gillman Subaru.
Birding and Boating
Meet at N. York St.
Saturday, September 18
49th Annual BBP Regatta
Various locations along Buffalo Bayou
Saturday, October 2

Hit the Trails

Nature Walks are back! Join us on the third Saturday to welcome our new guide, Nancy Greig. Take charge of your health each Wednesday during Wellness Walks with Laura Conely of Urban Paths.
Nature Walks
Meet at 105 Sabine St.

  • Saturday, September 18
  • Saturday, October 16
  • Saturday, November 20
Wednesday Wellness Walks
Meet at 105 Sabine Street
Every Wednesday
Photos by Katya Horner, Alisa Kline, Lawerence Elizabeth Knox, Jim Olive, Anthony Rathbun, and Henry Sanchez.
Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is the non-profit organization revitalizing and transforming Buffalo Bayou, Houston’s most significant natural resource.
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