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The Heritage Society is located in Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston. Sam Houston Park is the location of numerous events throughout the year that are sponsored by other organizations. Check the list below for events that involve street closures around the park.

Street closures:

Saturday, April 12, 2014
NAMI Walk
6 a.m.
−2 p.m.
Walk begins at 8:00a.m. on Allen Parkway (inbound and outbound) between Bagby and Waugh.

Saturday, April 26−Sunday, April 27, 2014
Houston International Festival
11 a.m.−8 p.m.
Walker between Smith and Bagby; Bagby northbound between Dallas and Rusk; Bagby southbound between Walker and Dallas; Lamar between Smith and Bagby; Allen Parkway (outbound) between Bagby and I-45; Allen Parkway (inbound) between Clay and Bagby; Walker turnaround to McKinney; Brazos at Dallas except for parking for the Library and the Heritage Plaza Building. Closure from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, to 3:00 a.m. on Monday, April 28, 2014, and from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 2, to 3:00 a.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014.


Saturday, May 3−Sunday, May 4, 2014
Houston International Festival
11 a.m.−8 p.m.
Walker between Smith and Bagby; Bagby northbound between Dallas and Rusk; Bagby southbound between Walker and Dallas; Lamar between Smith and Bagby; Allen Parkway (outbound) between Bagby and I-45; Allen Parkway (inbound) between Clay and Bagby; Walker turnaround to McKinney; Brazos at Dallas except for parking for the Library and the Heritage Plaza Building. Closure from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, to 3:00 a.m. on Monday, April 28, 2014, and from 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 2, to 3:00 a.m. on Monday, May 5, 2014.

Saturday, May 10, 2014
Art Car Parade
2−4 p.m.
Parade begins at 2:00 p.m. on Allen Parkway (inbound) at Taft, proceeds east on on Allen Parkway north on Bagby, west on Allen Parkway (outbound) and concludes on Allen Parkway (outbound) at Taft. Staging area on Allen Parkway (inbound) between Taft and Shepherd Drive and disbanding area on Allen Parkway (outbound) between Taft and Shepherd Drive.


Saturday, May 17, 2014
Houston Grand Crit
5−4:30 p.m.
Allen Parkway (inbound and outbound) between Bagby and Taft Street and, Bagby between Dallas and Lamar. Closure includes service road between Gillette and Heiner. Closure from 5:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



 

 

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