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Mayor's Holiday Celebration
Ring in the season with the Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Presented by Reliant on Friday, December 6, 2013 in the heart of downtown Houston. The spectacular event is a holiday tradition of music, Santa, and family fun, with fireworks by Southwest Airlines. A towering Holiday Tree, glowing with energy efficient LED (light-emitting diode) lights, shimmering ornaments and a stunning star topper will light up the streets of downtown Houston this holiday season. The event is free and open to the public ... More ...
Conference USA Football Championship
West Division champion Rice University will host East Division champion Marshall in the 2013 Conference USA Football Championship game Saturday, December 7 at 11:00 a.m. at Rice Stadium. Both schools are making their first appearances in the C-USA Championship.
Both teams are technically tied with 7-1 in C-USA play, 9-3 overall. The tie was broken for home field advantage by a BCS standings extension formula, plus votes in two human polls ... More ...
Chevron Houston Marathon
This annual 26.2, 13.1 and 3.1 mile run, which begins and ends at Downtown’s George R. Brown Convention Center, has steadily grown to attract more than 20,000 entrants from around the world and 200,000 spectators. It is the largest single day sporting event in the city ... More ...
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
March 4 to 23
For 80 years, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ has been the heartbeat of the Southwest, beating powerfully with 26,000 volunteers who annually contribute their time, resources, and talent as part of the world's largest livestock exhibition, world's richest regular-season rodeo, and the Southwest's premier entertainment event. ... More ...
Fiscal Responsibility and "My Tax Dollars at Work" Web Pages
"This webpage will provide a detailed look at the tough decisions we’ve been making, ... More ...
To see how your annual property taxes pay for all the services provided by the City of Houston enter your property's appraised value on this new site. ... More ...
Annise D. Parker, Mayor
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