The Houston Art Car Parade – April 8, 2017

It’s that time again! Don’t miss the 30th Annual Art Car Parade. Downtown Houston will come to life when more than 250 “motoriffic” mobile masterpieces hit the pavement.
Houston, TX 77010
Times: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Area of Town: Downtown
Free Admission: Yes
The Houston Art Car Parade is a free BYOG (bring your own goodies- lawn chairs, water, treats, no dogs please) event. The Parade has become a nationwide phenomenon and continues to bring out the artist in everyone. This year’s spectacle is expected to draw a crowd of 250,000 fans from across the map and approximately 250 local, national and international artists will transform everyday automobiles into one-of-a-kind creations meant to amuse, inspire, enlighten and entertain.
Presented by the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, the award-winning Parade preserves and promotes visionary art environments and provides opportunities to discover and celebrate the artist in everyone. At the biggest and best Art Car Parade on earth, the Orange Show dares ogling onlookers to discover their inner artists and to seek inspiration from stunners ranging from an exact replica F-18 fighter jet car to one inspired by the Beatles classic “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds.”
Route: Smith St. from Pease St. to Walker St., making a left turn at Walker St., and then a left onto Bagby St., ending at Lamar St.