2023 PARADE ROUTE
The interactive map below shows the entire 2023 Houston Art Car Parade Route. Click on the icons for more information
2023 Houston Art Car Parade Route Information
SATURDAY APRIL 15, 2023
The Parade Route opens to the public at 11AM
The 36th Annual Houston Art Car Parade ROLLS AT 2PM and lasts approximately 2 hours
Activities, events and amentities are located along the parade route starting at 11am from Waugh & Allen Parkway and going into downtown Houston along Smith Street from Dallas to Walker. It's a perfect opportunity to get up close to the Art Cars before the roll in the parade!
The parade is FREE and open to the public.
Find a spot along the route to watch the parade, or purchase Reserved Grandstand Seats or a ticket to the ultimate viewing party, the VIPit Experience
Make sure to stop by the HEB Kids Creative Zone in Sam Houston Park for family activities, performances, and more - opens at 11AM
Free and paid parking is located along the parade route. For downtown Houston parking locations CLICK HERE. Please be aware that many streets in the vicinity of the parade will closed starting at 7am. Downtown streets will be closed at 1pm.
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