The most wonderful time of the year is here, and the upcoming months are full of events to help ring in the holidays. From awe-inspiring light displays to dazzling performances, there is no shortage of family fun this Christmas season. Our comprehensive event guide has something for everyone, so gather your loved ones and get ready to explore the holiday happenings in the Greater Houston area.
Attractions: Ice Land · Festival of Lights · Cirque Joyeux Noel · 3D Films · Rudolph 4D · Ice Skating · Arctic Slide · Train Rides · Live Entertainment, Great Food, Group Rates, Hotel Packages and More!
Open November 11 – January 27
Attractions: The star attraction at Zoo Lights is well…the lights (the animals will be enjoying a full night’s slumber)! There will also be a number of options for food and drinks, including hot chocolate, Elf Treats (deep-fried Twinkies with fresh whipped cream), Reindeer Treats (churro sundaes), smores, and more!
Open November 18 – January 14
Attractions: 4 Music Stages · 200+ Street Vendors · Ethnic & Festival Food · Beer & Wine · Petting Zoo · Street Performers · Souvenirs · Arts & Crafts · Antiques · Heritage Center
Open December 8th 6-10PM, December 9th 10AM-10PM, & December 10th 10AM-6PM
The Nutcracker presented by The Houston Ballet
Smart Financial Centre / December 10th – 23rd
18111 Lexington Blvd
Sugar Land, TX 77479
The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts / December 30th-January 6th
Houston, TX 77002
Tickets starting at $25 / Call 713-227-2787 or visit houstonballet.org
98th Annual Mayor’s Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting
Hermann Square at City Hall
Houston, TX 77002
Attractions: Music · Santa · Fireworks · Tree Lighting · & Family fun!
December 1st 6:00-8:00PM / Admission is free & open to the public!
River Oaks Chamber Orchestra’s Annual Christmas Concert & Coffee
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Dr
Houston, TX 77265
Enjoy delicious bites and beverages while the ROCO Brass Quintet performs Christmas favorites in a festive Spiegeltent – Belgian “tent of mirrors” – on the Diana Lawn. Afterward, visit the mansion.
Monday, December 5th at 10:00 AM / Space is limited, reservations required.
Lights in the Heights
Woodland Heights Neighborhood
Houston, TX 77009
Bask in the Christmas spirit and take in the beautifully decorated homes of the Woodland Heights while enjoying holiday musical performers on front porches. Road closures and entertainment will be on Bayland Avenue and Woodland Street between Studewood Street and Beauchamp Street. Norhill Street between Highland Street and Euclid Street will also be included.
Saturday, December 9th 6:00-9:00 PM / Free to attend
Wishing you every happiness this holiday season,
Your friends at The Loken Group