MOSE Signature Events
Freedom Over Texas July 4 Festival
Houston will set the stage for an extraordinary patriotic celebration at Mayor Annise Parkerís official Fourth of July event, Southwest Airlines Freedom Over Texas, with featured artist Presented By Reliant.
City Hall Farmers Market and Victory Garden
The City Hall Farmers Market dates are every Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., downtown at City Hall, 2013 Spring Season from February 27 to June 26.
Back 2 School Fest
Pre-registered families will receive assistance with basic requirements such as immunizations, health screenings, school supplies, and uniforms.
• August 10, 2013
Houston Salutes American Heroes Veterans Day Celebration
On November 11, 2013, the City of Houston will show support of our Armed Forces as we celebrate the 14th Annual Houston Salutes American Heroes Veteran’s Day Commemoration and Parade.
Mayor's Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Presented by Reliant
Join The City of Houston for The Mayor's Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting in 2013. Houston, the nation's 4th largest city, hosts the Mayor's annual official tree lighting ceremony at City Hall, featuring a free evening of diverse musical entertainment.
New Year's Eve Houston
Put on your boogie shoes and ring in 2013 at New Year’s Eve Houston with Grammy® Award winner KC & the Sunshine Band at Discovery Green and the George R. Brown Convention Center. Revelers will enjoy a host of performers and entertainers, starting at 7:00 p.m., and at the stroke of midnight a spectacular fireworks finale atop the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation
Tour de Houston Presented by Apache Corporation, the annual 20, 45, and 70 mile fundraising bike ride, will take place March 16, 2014. The drought conditions spreading throughout Texas have dramatically increased the need to protect our parks and green spaces. Funds raised from the 2014 ride will benefit Houston’s reforestation efforts through our non-profit partner, Houston Parks Board, dedicated to creating, improving and protecting parkland in the greater Houston region.
More at www.tourdehouston.org.
The City of Houston Mayor's Office of Special Events (MOSE) produces and permits events for the City of Houston. City-wide and neighborhood festivals, dedications, inaugurations, parades, tree plantings, fun runs, galas, ground-breakings, holiday celebrations are examples of events coordinated by this office.
Mayor's Office of Special Events
901 Bagby, 1st Floor
Houston, Texas 77002
Parades, Street Functions & Park / Other Events
The Mayor’s Office of Special Events accepts applications between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except for City-observed Holidays.
Applications for a parade or street function permit may be filed no earlier than the 365th day prior to the date of the requested parade.