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Pearland is only minutes away from Downtown Houston off Texas 288.  An emerging culinary scene, craft breweries, local boutiques, top-shelf retailers, a full roster of annual events plus 175 acres of beautiful park land are just a few of the reasons why Pearland is a popular destination choice for so many.  Houston attractions including the Houston Museum District, the Houston Zoo and NRG Stadium are just around the corner from Pearland. To learn more and plan your trip, go to

Get in the Game at the Winter Games of Texas

Get ready to start the New Year with a new outlook on health and fitness. Test your skills and up your game at the 2018 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation (TAAF) Winter Games of Texas taking place in Pearland on January 12-14, 2018. The three-day sports festival is patterned after the Olympic Games with athletes earning medals for competitive sports. Debuting in Pearland after a 12-year run in Frisco, Texas, the inaugural year includes archery, basketball, football, golf, gymnastics, kickball…

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Capture the Magic of Christmas in Pearland

Start or keep a holiday tradition in Pearland this year and join us for a few, annual events capturing the magic of the Christmas season. Hometown Christmas Tree Lighting The Christmas spirit comes alive at the Pearland Hometown Christmas Tree Lighting event on Friday, December 1 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Pearland Town Center (11200 Broadway Street). Santa Claus kicks off the traditional lighting of the city’s Christmas tree at this free, outdoor event. Enjoy dancing to the tunes of a live band…

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Pop’n Summer Fun in Pearland

Nestled minutes from Houston, Pearland is a perfect pick” for weekend fun in the Texas Gulf Coast region. You’ll find plenty of outdoor activities, including golf, tennis, splash pads for the kids, and hiking and biking trails—all in the city’s more than 175 acres of beautiful park land. Enjoy scenic places to picnic as well as outdoor entertainment and a Bass Pro Shop—a show in itself and a living museum of Texas hunting, fishing, camping, and other outdoor gear. Bargain treasure hunters won’t…

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