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Miller Outdoor Theatre

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Address: 6000 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX 77030-1719
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+1 281-373-3386
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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Miller Outdoor Theatre, in Hermann Park, offers an 8-month season of free...

Miller Outdoor Theatre, in Hermann Park, offers an 8-month season of free outdoor performances. See concerts, theater, dance, and children’s programming.

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Lovely venue

A great place to listen to a live music performance, sitting on the hill or in permanent seats for an up-close experience. You can bring food and have a picnic, sitting either on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Originally planned as a permanent bandstand about 90 years ago, Miller is now a major outdoor venue with 1700 seats and a grassy hill for spectators. A wide variety of local celebrations, events and concerts take place here. It is a fun family friendly venue.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to listen to a live music performance, sitting on the hill or in permanent seats for an up-close experience. You can bring food and have a picnic, sitting either on a blanket on the ground - or in chairs that you bring with you. Either way, the programs are free and it's a lovely evening out. Parking... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Make sure you research the show you want to see ahead of time.  If it seems like it is a popular group get there very early (like 3 hours before the show) to get your seats.  Remember blankets stage right (west side), chairs stage left (eastside)  if you want to sit in seats get your tickets at 10am.  We went... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The Miller Outdoor Theatre features a diverse array of entertainment throughout the season (closing by mid November). Very family friendly, especially on the hill behind the seating area with lawn chairs or a picnic blanket. Everything from Shakespeare, to Opera, to motown, to Cambodian circus performers, can be see on various evenings throughout the spring-fall. Arrive early to get a... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Lots of various concerts and music events. Some are free and some cost money but are very affordable. Summers can be warm and humid but fall and spring are the best times. Bring food for a picnic on the lawn.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

This a must place to visit when in Houston. Most presentations are free and for all audiences. Clean setting, security everywhere & pretty well organized.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

My family loves the Miller Outdoor Theater. They do free shows for kids on the summer that are excellent. I've never been disappointed.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Nice Shakespearean play. I enjoyed picnic on the lawn while watching the performance. The weather was nice and no mosquitoes. Everything was perfect.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Great performances in a beautiful setting, and best of all it's free. We spent two decades in Houston before discovering, or at least taking advantage of this gem. Don't make the same mistake.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

An added bonus to the already great Hermann Park. Free shows are scheduled almost all the time. Get tickets to reserved seats from 10:30 to 1 on the day of the show and again an hour before the show starts, or just bring your food and beverages and lay a blanket on the grass. Reserved seating area is covered and... More 

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