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Holiday Happenings and Event Guide | The Loken Group

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.

100th Reliant Lights Mayor’s Holiday Spectacular
Hermann Square at City Hall
901 Bagby
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 832-393-0868

Attractions: Music · Santa · Fireworks · Tree Lighting · & Family fun!

November 30th 5:00-8:00PM / Admission is free & open to the public!

Holiday on 19th Street
19th Street between Shepard and Yale
Houston, TX 77008

Enjoy free in-store cocktails, roaming carolers, and real snow as the shops on historic 19th Street open their doors for a special Friday evening of shopping and holiday cheer.

Friday, December 6th 6:00-10:00 PM / Free to attend

Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens
One Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77554
Phone: 409-744-4673

Attractions: Ice Land: Christmas Around the World · Festival of Lights · Holiday 3D · Films Rudolph 4D · Ice Skating · Arctic Slide · Train Rides · Photos with Santa · Live Entertainment · Great Food · Group Rates · Hotel Packages and More!

Open Daily November 16 – January 12

Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo
6200 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-533-6500

Sip hot chocolate as you stroll through the beautiful Houston Zoo grounds and take in the sights and sounds of the season. Earth-friendly LED lighting illuminate ancient oak trees and decorate the paths to light your wayInteract with Candy the Zoo Lights Zebra presented by H-E-B, and get a selfie on the giant ice throne! You’ll also have an opportunity to take a photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Add additional experiences like decorating your own yummy churros, making s’mores, and much more.

Open November 23 – January 12

German Christmas Market in Tomball
Old Town Tomball / Near the Historical Train Depot Plaza
201 S Elm
Tomball, TX 77375

Attractions: 4 Music Stages · 200+ Street Vendors · Ethnic & Festival Food, Beer, & Wine · Petting Zoo · Street Performers · Souvenirs · Arts & Crafts · Antiques · Heritage Center

Open December 13th, 14th, &15th / Free to attend

The Nutcracker presented by The Houston Ballet
Wortham Theater Center
501 Texas St.
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-277-ARTS(2787)

November 29th – December 29th / Tickets starting at $30 

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.

Saturday, December 14th 6:00-9:00 PM / Free to attend



Wishing you every happiness this holiday season,

Your friends at The Loken Group