Houston Hotel Celebrates the Landing on the Moon with Space Themed Experiences

Space City Month is Blasting Off at the JW Marriott Houston Downtown


CNN featured the Space City Month celebration as one of the 9 great reasons to visit Houston in 2019!  This month-long celebration warrants a stay at one of the best hotels in Houston.  The JW Marriott Houston Downtown is proud to partner with the Greater Houston Convention and Visitors Bureau (aka VisitHouston) to honor the historic mission to the moon with special offers and unique experiences at the award-winning hotel and restaurant.


Make the most of your summer vacation and bring the family for an out-of-this-world experience with our Space City Month hotel package.  Enjoy a luxurious room in our historic building with original steel columns and modern design for a relaxing visit in Downtown Houston.  Let our attentive hotel staff cater to your every need and hit the streets in our luxury Tesla shuttle.  The wing doors will swing open igniting your wanderlust for a day of cultural discovery and entertainment.  The hotel special package may be booked now using booking code ZJL and includes the following:

Suite Living Room JW Marriott Houston Downtown

Space City Month Hotel Package

– Corner King Suite
– Space Themed Room Amenity
– $50 Food & Beverage Credit
– Valet

Package Starts at $199*

Book Now – Promo Code ZJL

Centrally located in the heart of Downtown Houston Texas, our hotel offers easy access to cultural staples that are offering space-themed attractions like the world-class museum district, the vibrant theater district and Downtown entertainment centers including the Toyota Center and Discovery Green.  Check out our Things To Do page to plan your exploration of our vibrant city.


Apollo 50th Anniversary Birthday Weekend Event:  Planetarium & Blast Off Special Menu

Join us on July 20th as we host an on-property Planetarium in partnership with the Houston Museum of Natural Science.  Exclusive to guests who are staying with us as part of the Space City Month package, the Planetarium will be displayed in our Monet event space and allows guests to virtually soar through the galaxy for an interactive journey through the stars and planets on of solar system.  Scheduled showings will occur every hour starting at noon.

After your Planetarium viewing you are invited to join us for the Blast Off Dinner in our renowned Carter Room.  This 60’s style buffet will feature a full selection of starters, entrees and dessert crafted around traditional space meals and elevated to the standards of Main Kitchen.  The menu includes:

Space City Month Planetarium JW Marriott Houston Downtown Hotel Package

July 20th Special:  Blast Off Special Menu at Main Kitchen

($52pp if you have not purchased the Space City Month Room Package)

– Tang

– Shrimp cocktail
– Deviled eggs
– Onion rings

– Salisbury Steak
– Meatloaf & Mash
– Porkchops & Applesauce
– Spaghetti O’s
– Salmon Wellington

– Moon pies
– Gelatin pudding
– Fudge cake
– Astronaut ice cream
– Float station

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All Month Long:  Fly Me to the Moon Menu at Main Kitchen

The culinary team at Main Kitchen were so inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing that our restaurant, selected 2019 Diner’s Choice on OpenTable, created a special menu for the entire month of July.  Try our upscale take on astronaut food with these playful dishes:

Space Month Meatball Main Kitchen Dinner JW Marriott Houston Downtown

Main Kitchen Dinner Specials (full month of July)


– Armageddon Meatballs

– Crater Mashed Potatoes
– Peas & carrots
Main Kitchen | 806 Cocktail of the month (full month of July)

-“Tranquility Base”

Based on Redemption Rye whisky

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Daily Space Month Guest Activations:

In addition to the room packages and special dining experiences, we will also have daily guest activations throughout the month of July that promote the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.  Some examples of our arrival guest activations include Solar System Cake Pops, Moon Bath Salts and Anti-griddle Tuna Poke (dry ice).  Our turndown services will also be space themed during this celebration with treats like Moon Rock Truffle and Rocket Shortbread Cookies.  Lastly, we are working on a new 3d design for our outdoor mural to launch during this celebration.

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