A Giant Leap: 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

July 20, 2019
1500 McKinney Street | Houston, TX 77010
Phone: 713-40--7336
Times: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Admission: Free
Area of Town: Downtown
Free Admission: Yes

Discovery Green celebrates the 50th anniversary of the epic Apollo 11 mission to the moon. The public event will feature a paratrooper landing by the US Army Golden Knights; exhibitions from the Johnson Space Center and Lone Star Flight Museum; commentary by Douglas Brinkley, author of American Moonshot (Harper Collins 2019); a screening of Apollo 11 (2019, 93 min., G); an artisan/collectible market; and much more. The Grove adds to the celebration with artisanal moon pies ($5) and craft Old Smokey moonshine cocktails ($10) from July 15 to 27.

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