Econo Lodge Houston Hobby
9000 Airport Blvd.
Houston, TX 77061
Phone: (713) 943-0035
Fax: (713) 943-0360
One of the premier venues for a variety of events in the city, The Flamingo Room is South Houston's destination for a range of events. Whether it is a live contemporary music concert, a theatrical performance, a private party, or a wedding reception, The Flamingo Room offers excellent facilities to suit every kind of event. See the website or call to know more.
Since 1983, numerous nationally-recognized comedians have performed on this stage. Many have appeared on Show time, HBO, A&E and other popular channels. An evening's entertainment usually consists of three or more comedians and an occasional hypnotist or ventriloquist. If you are a speed demon, ask about the comedy defensive driving class. The club features a full-service bar, and also serves non-alcoholic drinks. Snack foods like popcorn and pretzels are also available. See website for schedule and ticketing. This place is open on Sunday at 8pm and closes late.
If you are on the south side of town, the Gulf Point 30 is a great place to see a movie. After all, a new theater with huge screens and stadium seating is always a treat for viewing any flick. With 30 screens featuring Hollywood's latest releases, it is almost impossible to be dissatisfied with the selection. Several snack bars can set you up with popcorn, nachos, candy, and more, but bring along some cash.
Originally inaugurated as the Pasadena Memorial Stadium in 1965, this stadium was renamed the Pasadena ISD's Veterans' Stadium in 2006, in an endeavor to honor war veterans. The stadium also includes Newcomb Field, a football field dedicated to retired coach Bill Newcomb, which hosts varsity games in the winter. This 16,800-capacity stadium is used largely for high school games.
The 610 Arena located in the medical center is common hangout for youngsters. A good place to start the evening with some real entertainment and refreshing drinks. Look forward for great music concerts and events held at this venue.
The 'TF2 Arena' is known to be one of the multi purpose venues in the city. May it be a concert, theatre event or a sport event, its all here. The venue offer a variety and therefore attracts people. So the next time you want to attend a concert or a game, you know where you have to look for.
Over the course of more than two decades, Jefferson Davis McKissack, a Houston postal worker who loved oranges, built The Orange Show one found object at a time. He dreamt it would one day become a major attraction. He died just seven months after opening its doors. Recognizing The Orange Show's importance as one of the finest examples of folk art environments in the U.S., a group of supporters formed the Orange Show Foundation to preserve the monument. They're also responsible for the internationally renowned Art Car Festival. Besides visiting The Orange Show, you can also take one of the Foundations' Eyeopener Tours.
Featuring Hollywood's hottest hits on a daily basis, this theater says it all with their name. And what about those huge screens? They also feature high-demand, comfortable stadium seating, so you can have the best view in the house, no matter where you sit. All the typical movie goodies are available at various snack bars located throughout the complex. Ticket prices and show times vary.
The state-of-the-art Cullen Performance Hall is located on the University of Houston campus. Since 1948, it has been used for a myriad of events. These include music concerts, opera, modern dance and theatrical performances. Although the building underwent a complete renovation in 1988, it still retains its original charm. The box office opens two hours prior to shows.
Opened in 1969, Hofheinz Pavilion was named after Judge Roy Hofheinz, a Houston politician, businessman and philanthropist and an alumnus of Houston University. The 8,500 seater pavilion is a multi-purpose arena on the University of Houston's campus. It is home to the University of Houston Cougars men's and women's basketball teams, as well as the women's volleyball team. Many concerts including performances by Rolling Stones, Allman Brothers, Steve Martin, BB King and many have taken place here.
This modest football stadium in the southwest corner of the Texas Southern University Campus is surrounded by a track and a bleachers. The TSU Tigers play football here.
This might be the oldest of its kind in the East Side of Houston. Located in the Second Ward, The White Swan Live opened its doors in 1948 and has featured some of the best rock and metal bands of the country. Apart from rap and hip hop, all other genres of music is played here.