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Sunday Streets Returns to the East End on May 17

Sunday Streets Returns to the East End on May 17

Cigna Sunday Streets kicks off its 3rd event in 2015 by returning to the East End on May 17. With no cars on the road, you’ll be able to walk, run, dance bike or play in the streets with friends, family and neighbors.

Navigation Boulevard from Jensen to Lockwood will be closed to traffic from 11am to 3pm.

Cigna Sunday Streets is not a street festival. It is a FREE family-friendly opportunity to be physically active and enjoy active transportation, as well as connect with neighbors in your community.

See photos from our last Sunday Streets »

For more information, visit Go Healthy Houston.

In addition to Sunday Streets, the East End Foundation has a few great events also planned for the day.

East End Street Market: 10am – 2pm
Experience Houston’s newest open-air market stocked with locally-sourced foods and homemade wares crafted by area artists.

Bike Tour of East End Art: 11am – 12:30pm
In partnership with BikeHouston and Art X, join us for a relaxed bike tour of the amazing murals of East End Houston. The route will be slow paced and will include stops to learn about the murals. All are welcome! The ride will start at Lockwood and Navigation, in the parking lot of the Citgo and end at the Ventanas de Oportunidad mural to hear from the artist who painted the mural. RSVP for the Bike Mural Tour »

East End Houston Cultural District Open House: 11am – 3pm
Grab a map* and visit East End artist studios, galleries, and theaters on a self-guided tour of some of Houston’s most interesting creative spaces. Learn More »

* Maps will be available at the East End Houston booth on the Navigation Esplanade on Sunday, May 17

Ventanas de Oportunidad Mural Dedication: 12:30pm
Celebrate the restoration of one of the East End’s most beloved murals, Ventanas de Oportunidad, at a reception honoring artist Mercedes Fernandez and her team of artist collaborators.

Frequently Asked Questions about Sunday Streets:

Q: Can businesses and organizations located along the routes provide entertainment (i.e. live music, art shows,) or programs (i.e. yoga classes, CPR classes)?
A: Yes, businesses and organizations can provide entertainment and programs within or on their private property. Routine permits are required for outdoor activities.

Q: Will the City of Houston (COH) set up stages for music or programs?
A: No, the COH is opening the streets to provide a place for people to be physically active. We encourage participants to enjoy the entertainment or services provided by businesses and organizations along the routes.

Q: Can bars and restaurants participate?
A: Yes, all businesses can participate and are encouraged to open during the event.

Q: Can bars and restaurants extend their patios or create patios if they do not currently exist?
A: Yes, bars and restaurants can create temporary outdoor space and seating on their private property or parking lots. Please refer to TABC guidelines.

Q: Is Cigna Sunday Streets a street festival?
A: No, Sunday Streets Houston is not a street festival. Sunday Streets Houston is a family-friendly opportunity to be physically active.

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