A series of 22 illuminated spheres transform Discovery Green and Avenida Houston into a magical moonscape. Ranging in size from six to 30 feet in diameter,moonGARDEN features 11 shadow “theaters” that tell the diverse, dynamic story of Houston and Discovery Green, as well as interactive works that allow visitors to become part of the experience. This is the largest ever created by Lucion Traveling Light of Montreal. Free. Visible during all park hours; activated nightly 6 pm-12 am.
Sep 29 Opening night activities include: Cirque la Vie and other performances throughout the park, a screening of Moonstruck (1988, PG, 102 min.) and more! 7-9pm
Sep 30 Bring your date for “Dancin’ in the Moonlight,” a romantic evening atmoonGARDEN. After a stroll among the magical moonscape, complete the evening with ballroom dancing lessons, poetry buskers and surprises. 7:30 pm-10pm.
Oct 5 Discovery Green hosts a pajama party for the city of Houston at “Goodnight, Moon,” a family-friendly event at moonGARDEN. Milk and cookies will be served, celebrity readers will share the beloved children’s book in the languages of Houston. The Astrological Society will be on hand with telescopes for star-gazing. 7- 9 pm.
LakeHouse outside “café” hours:
- Sept. 29-30: Noon to 10 pm
- Oct. 1-3: 10 am – 9pm
- Oct. 4-7: noon to 10 pm