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Celebrating 36 years of the Drive to Create!

Thank You, Houston!

We hope you had a wonderful time at all of this year's 36th Annual Houston Art Car Parade & Festival Events!

Mark your calendar for the 37th Annual Houston Art Car Parade

April 13, 2024

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Relive the 2023 Experience!


Tune to ABC-13 on Saturday, April 22 at 1pm CST for a recap of this year's parade!

2023 Houston Art Car Program


Check out this year's digital commemorative program, with photos of each Art Car!

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Additional events to be added in the coming weeks

Click on each event below for more information 

Saturday  April 8, 2023

Easter Orange Art Car Hunt

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Thursday  April 13, 2023

Friday  April 14, 2023

Saturday  April 15, 2023

2PM! The Orange Show's 36th Annual

Houston Art Car Parade

Sunday  April 16, 2023



Marilyn Oshman is the founder and chairman of the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art and is deeply committed to all its activities including the preservation of the Orange Show Monument and the Beer Can House, development of Smither Park, and presentation of the Houston Art Car Parade. Marilyn is driven by her passion and long-term interest in Houston's art scene and has always been dedicated to the creation of a vibrant and interesting cultural climate. 

Friday, April 14 | 6-11pm

The Orange Show World HQ

The wildest & most artistic party of the year is back!

Saturday, April 15 | 12-4pm

Hermann Square at Houston City Hall

The ULTIMATE viewing party for the parade!


Saturday, April 15 | 11am-4pm

Sam Houston Park

Don't worry about finding your spot along the route! Enjoy reserved, shaded Grandstand Seating at Sam Houston Park!



The Orange Show Center for Visionary Art is proud to announce that starting in 2023, we will honor three individuals who have made a lasting positive impact on Houston's creative communities - an artist, an educator, and a patron