Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Houston First outdoor venues?
Houston First manages seven outdoor facilities known as the "Houston First Outdoors". They are Baker Common, the Bush Monument, Jones Plaza, Fish Plaza, Root Memorial Square, Sabine Promenade and Sesquicentennial Park.

Where can I find more information on each park?
Please visit the "Parks Directory page for information on each venue.  You can also visit the Downtown Mobile Information page to learn more.

Can I hold events at the Houston First Outdoors?
Yes! For rental information, please click here.

Can I bring outside food and drink?
Outside food and drink are allowed but please be considerate of other visitors and the parks and throw away your trash!

Who can I contact with any questions or concerns?
The Houston First Corporation manages the Houston First Outdoors. For any questions or concerns, please contact us at 832-487-7000.

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