Things to do in Houston, with kids, for Fall & Winter! Houston Events for November 2, 2018 – January 7, 2019

Look forward to the best winter ever!

So you can plan ahead for November and December, here are all the family events scheduled for November 2, 2018  through January 7, 2019. 

As events pop up, we’ll add them to the list… and since this is being posted so early, be sure to click the links and check before you head out to each venue.

If you are looking for Holiday Festivals, Train Rides, Lights and Shows, go HERE!  (And for Fall Festivals, go HERE!)

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Full Events List:

Thursday, November 1, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Family Storytime – 10:00am – Levy Park

Friday, November 2, 2018:

Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am-11:00am – Hermann Park
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Rockets vs Nets – 6:30pm – Toyota Center
Dia de los Muertos – 6:00pm-8:00pm – Discovery Green
Art @Discovery Green – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green

Saturday, November 3, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Space City Day – 9:00am-4:00pm – Lone Star Flight Museum
Heartmade Art Market – 10:00am-3:00pm – Main Street Square
Art @Discovery Green – 10:00am-6:00pm – Discovery Green
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Little Artists – 10:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
STEM Saturdays – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
Clayton Genealogical Center – 2:00pm-4:00pm – Discovery Green Library
Fall Festival: Day of the Dead at the MFAH – 3:00pm-8:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Horses in the Sky by Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company – 7:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Screen on the Green: Black Panther – 7:30pm – Discovery Green

Sunday, November 4, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Art @Discovery Green – 10:00am-5:00pm – Discovery Green
Sunday Family Studio – 1:00pm & 2:30pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Monday, November 5, 2018:

Houston Citywide Map: Things to do in Houston, with kids

Tuesday, November 6, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday: Are You ready to Play Outside? – 10:30am – Discovery Green
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am-11:15am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston

Wednesday, November 7, 2018:

Houston Citywide Map: Things to do in Houston, with kids

Thursday, November 8, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market – 10:00am-8:00pm – NRG Center

Friday, November 9, 2018:

Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market – 10:00am-8:00pm – NRG Center
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Animaniacs in Concert – 7:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, November 10, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Children’s Festival: Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration – 10:00am-5:00pm – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Free Admission to Battleship Texas – 10:00am-5:00pm – Battleship Texas
Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market – 10:00am-6:00pm – NRG Center
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
HPL Express Craft: Lego Mania – 11:30am – Discovery Green
STEM Saturdays – 12:30pm – Discovery Green
The Bonfire Texas Music Festival – Gone to the Dogs! – 2:00pm-9:00pm – BlissWood Bed and Breakfast Ranch
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-12:00am – College Station
A Musical Salute to Veterans – 7:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre
Memorial City Lights Celebration – 4:30pm-10:00pm – Memorial City Mall

Sunday, November 11, 2018:

Gust Opens – Discovery Green
Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Free Admission to Battleship Texas – 10:00am-5:00pm – Battleship Texas
Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market – 10:00am-5:00pm – NRG Center
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 12:30pm & 3:30pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH (12:30pm is Audio Described, 3:30pm is Sensory Friendly)
Children’s Festival: Sesame Street Live! C is for Celebration – 12:00pm-5:00pm – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
My First Music Lesson – 3:00pm – Discovery Green
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Contemporary World Festival – 6:00pm – Discovery Green
Rockets vs Pacers – 6:00pm – Toyota Center

Monday, November 12, 2018:

Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Tuesday, November 13, 2018:

Toddler Tuesday – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Young Women Energized! – 5:00pm-9:00pm – Morris Cultural Arts Center
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Wednesday, November 14, 2018:

Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Inner City Nutcracker – 7:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Thursday, November 15, 2018:

Free Museum Entry – Museum District
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Rockets vs Warriors – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Friday, November 16, 2018:

Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Frostival – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas– 7:30pm – Alley Theatre
I Am King: The Michael Jackson Experience – 8:30pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Saturday, November 17, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Via Colori Festival – 10:00am-6:00pm – Streets Surrounding City Hall
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
HPL Express Craft: Teen Craft – 11:30am – Discovery Green
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Lighting of the Doves– 3:00pm-9:00pm – Town Green Park at The Woodlands Waterway
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Skate with Santa – 5:00pm-7:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Rockets vs Kings – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
The Divine Miss Bette – 8:00pm – Miller Outdoor Theatre

Sunday, November 18, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Via Colori Festival – 10:00am-5:00pm – Streets Surrounding City Hall
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
ICE – 11:00am-8:00pm – Discovery Green
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 12:30pm & 3:30pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
Sunday Family Studio – 1:00pm & 2:30pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Bayou Bend Family Day “Festive Celebrations” – 1:00pm-5:00pm – Bayou Bend
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Skating with the Stars – 6:00pm-6:45pm- ICE at Discovery Green

Monday, November 19, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Tuesday, November 20, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Wednesday, November 21, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Rockets vs Pistons – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Thursday, November 22, 2018:

Free Museum Entry
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Turkey Trot– 7:30am – Galleria
HEB Thanksgiving Day Parade – 9:00am – Downtown Houston
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Friday, November 23, 2018:

Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
The Nutcracker– 7:30pm – Wortham Theater

Saturday, November 24, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Art in the Park – 10:00am-12:00pm – Evelyn’s Park
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
A Mozart & Brahms Thanksgiving – 7:30pm – Jones Hall
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Skate with Santa – 5:00pm-6:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park

Sunday, November 25, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Texas Renaissance Festival Todd Mission, Texas
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-8:00pm – Discovery Green
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
A Mozart & Brahms Thanksgiving – 2:30pm – Jones Hall
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Skating with the Stars – 6:00pm-6:45pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field

Monday, November 26, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Cheap Skate – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Tuesday, November 27, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Mystery Book Club – 12:00pm – Library at Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Wednesday, November 28, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Rockets vs Mavericks – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Thursday, November 29, 2018:

Free Museum Entry
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens (Value Day)
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
How the Grinch Stole Christmas – 7:00pm – Discovery Green
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)

Friday, November 30, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Dickens on the Strand– 5:00pm-9:00pm – Galveston
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Mayor’s Holiday Celebration– 6:00pm-8:00pm – City Hall
Christmas Train– 6:00pm-10:00pm – Alvin
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Family Movie Night: The Polar Express – 6:30pm – Levy Park
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
A Christmas Carol– 8:00pm – The Grand Galveston

Saturday, December 1, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Trafigura Run for the House – 8:00am – Sam Houston Park
Holiday Gingerbread Decorating Class– 10:00am-12:00pm – Phoenicia
Holiday in the Park – 10:00am-5:00pm – Market Square Park
Dickens on the Strand– 10:00am-9:00pm – Galveston
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Santa Lands at Lone Star Flight Museum – 11:00am – Lone Star Flight Museum
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
HPL Express Craft – 11:30am – Discovery Green Library
Holiday Festival– 12:00pm-5:00pm – Levy Park
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
A Christmas Carol– 3:00pm – The Grand Galveston
Houston’s Urban Nutcracker– 3:00pm & 8:00pm – Hobby Center
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-12:00am – College Station
An Old Fashioned Christmas – 4:00pm-7:00pm – Jesse H. Jones Nature Center
Skate with Santa – 5:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Train– 6:00pm-10:00pm – Alvin
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Rockets vs Bulls – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Sunday, December 2, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-8:00pm – Discovery Green
Holiday Festival– 12:00pm-5:00pm – Levy Park
Dickens on the Strand– 12:00pm-6:00pm – Galveston
Sunday Family Studio – 1:00pm & 2:30pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Sunday Family Zone – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Lucinda y las Flores de la Noche Buena – 2:00pm – Lambert Hall
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Houston’s Urban Nutcracker– 3:00pm – Hobby Center
Big Band Holidays – Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis– 4:00pm – The Grand Galveston
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Cigna Sunday Streets – 4:00pm-8:00pm – Downtown between Market Square Park and Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field

Monday, December 3, 2018:

Storytime at the Trains – Second Baptist Cypress
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Cheap Skate – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Tuesday, December 4, 2018:

Storytime at the Trains – Second Baptist 1463
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
MFAH Playdate – 10:45am-11:15am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Wednesday, December 5, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Thursday, December 6, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens (Value Day)
Free Museum Entry
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Home Alone – 7:00pm – Discovery Green
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)

Friday, December 7, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Train– 6:00pm-10:00pm – Alvin
Tomball German Christmas Market & Festival– 6:00pm-10:00pm – Tomball Train Depot
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
The Nutcracker –  7:30pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Very Merry Pops– 8:00pm – Jones Hall

Saturday, December 8, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Breakfast with Santa– 8:30am – Hermann Park
Teddy Bear Check Up – 9:00am – Health Museum
Holiday Gingerbread Decorating Class– 10:00am-12:00pm – Phoenicia
Holiday Market – 10:00am-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
A Polar Express Christmas – 10:00am & 11:30am – Jones Hall
Holiday Party at Kinder Station – 10:00am-2:00pm – Hermann Park Train Station
Gingerbread Build Off–10:00am-4:00pm – Hermann Square by City Hall
Tomball German Christmas Market & Festival– 10:00am-10:00pm – Tomball Train Depot
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Lucinda y las Flores de la Noche Buena – 11:00am – Lambert Hall
Santa Lands at Lone Star Flight Museum – 11:00am – Lone Star Flight Museum
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Homestead Holiday – 1:00pm-3:00pm – Jesse H. Jones Nature Center
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Skate with Santa – 5:00pm-6:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Lights in the Heights – 6:00pm-9:00pm –  Woodland Heights
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Christmas Train– 6:00pm-10:00pm – Alvin
Very Merry Pops– 8:00pm – Jones Hall

Sunday, December 9, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Tomball German Christmas Market & Festival– 10:00am-6:00pm – Tomball Train Depot
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-8:00pm – Discovery Green
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Skating with the Stars – 6:00pm-6:45pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)

Monday, December 10, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Cheap Skate – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Tuesday, December 11, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Rockets vs Trail Blazers – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 7:30pm – Theater Under the Stars
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 7:30pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)

Wednesday, December 12, 2018:

Storytime at the Trains – Second Baptist Cypress
Storytime at the Trains – Second Baptist 1463
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 7:30pm – Theater Under the Stars
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 7:30pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)

Thursday, December 13, 2018:

Free Museum Entry
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens (Value Day)
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Christmas Train– 6:30pm-9:30pm – Alvin
A Nightmare Before Christmas – 7:00pm – Discovery Green
Rockets vs Lakers – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 7:30pm – Theater Under the Stars
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 7:30pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)

Friday, December 14, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Christmas Train– 6:00pm-10:00pm – Alvin
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
The Nutcracker– 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Home Alone—Film with Live Orchestra – 7:30pm – Jone Hall
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 7:30pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 8:00pm – Theater Under the Stars

Saturday, December 15, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Holiday Gingerbread Decorating Class– 10:00am-12:00pm – Phoenicia
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Santa Lands at Lone Star Flight Museum – 11:00am – Lone Star Flight Museum
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
The Nutcracker Tea– 12:30pm – The Grand Galveston
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 2:00pm & 5:00pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)
Nutcracker – 2:00pm & 6:30pm – The Grand Galveston
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 2:00pm & 8:00pm – Theater Under the Stars
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 8:00pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Skate with Santa – 5:00pm-6:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Christmas Train– 6:00pm-10:00pm – Alvin
Transforming the Spirit in Song – 7:00pm – Discovery Green

Sunday, December 16, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-8:00pm – Discovery Green
Nutcracker – 2:00pm – The Grand Galveston
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 2:00pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field

Monday, December 17, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Cheap Skate – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Christmas Train– 6:30pm-9:30pm – Alvin
Rockets vs Jazz – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Tuesday, December 18, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Christmas Train– 6:30pm-9:30pm – Alvin
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – 7:00pm – Market Square Park
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 7:30pm – Theater Under the Stars
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 7:30pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)

Wednesday, December 19, 2018:

Storytime at the Trains – Second Baptist 1463
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Statio
Christmas Train– 6:30pm-9:30pm – Alvin
Rockets vs Wizards – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 7:30pm – Theater Under the Stars
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 7:30pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)

Thursday, December 20, 2018:

Free Museum Entry
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Storytime at the Trains – Second Baptist Cypress
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens (Value Day)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Houston Zoo
ICE – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Christmas Train– 6:30pm-9:30pm – Alvin
Polar Express – 7:00pm – Discovery Green
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
The Nutcracker– 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 7:30pm – Theater Under the Stars
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 7:30pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)

Friday, December 21, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
Our Youngest Artists – 10:30am & 11:30am – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – 11:00am & 2:00pm – Main Street Theater at MATCH
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Trans-Siberian Orchestra– 3:30pm & 8:00pm – Toyota Center
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Christmas Train– 6:00pm-10:00pm – Alvin
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
The Nutcracker–  7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 7:30pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 8:00pm – Theater Under the Stars

Saturday, December 22, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Critters’ Christmas– 10:00am – Jesse H. Jones Nature Center
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-11:00pm – Moody Gardens
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
Santa Lands at Lone Star Flight Museum – 11:00am – Lone Star Flight Museum
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 2:00pm & 5:00pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 2:00pm & 8:00pm – Theater Under the Stars
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Skate with Santa – 5:00pm-6:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend
Christmas Train– 6:00pm-10:00pm – Alvin
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Rockets vs Spurs – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Sunday, December 23, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast– 2:00pm – Theater Under the Stars
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
A Charlie Brown Christmas– 1:00pm & 4:00pm – The Grand Galveston
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 2:00pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend
Skating with the Stars – 6:00pm-6:45pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Christmas Train– 6:30pm-9:30pm – Alvin

Monday, December 24, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-7:00pm – Discovery Green
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station

Tuesday, December 25, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 1:00pm-7:00pm – Discovery Green
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Rockets vs Thunder – 7:00pm – Toyota Center

Wednesday, December 26, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
SHEN YUN – 7:00pm – Jones Hall
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 8:00pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)

Thursday, December 27, 2018:

Free Museum Entry
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Elf – 7:00pm – Discovery Green
Rockets vs Celtics – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
SHEN YUN – 7:30pm – Jones Hall
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 8:00pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)

Friday, December 28, 2018:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland– 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
SHEN YUN – 7:30pm – Jones Hall
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 8:00pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)

Saturday, December 29, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
SHEN YUN – 2:00pm & 7:00pm – Jones Hall
The Nutcracker– 2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 2:00pm & 8:00pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Skate with Spider Man – 5:00pm-6:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field

Sunday, December 30, 2018:

Santa Surfs – Schlitterbahn Galveston
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff – 2:00pm – Hobby Center (Look for discount tickets HERE!)
SHEN YUN – 2:00pm & 7:00pm – Jones Hall
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre (Save 20% with Discount Code SNOW)
Santa’s Wonderland– 3:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend
Skating with the Stars – 6:00pm-6:45pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field

Monday, December 31, 2018:

Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve Celebration – Downtown Aquarium
Rockin’ New Year’s Noon Bash – 9:00am-3:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston
High Noon Countdown– 10:00am-12:00pm – The Woodlands Children’s Museum
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-7:00pm – Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park

Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Rockets vs Memphis – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
New Year’s Eve Family Celebration – Fireworks at 10:00pm – Kemah Boardwalk

Tuesday, January 1, 2019:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
SHEN YUN – 1:00pm & 6:00pm – Jones Hall
ICE – 1:00pm-7:00pm – Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field

Wednesday, January 2, 2019:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park

Thursday, January 3, 2019:

Free Museum Entry
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
The Avengers Infinity War – 7:00pm – Discovery Green

Friday, January 4, 2019:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-10:00pm – Discovery Green
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend

Saturday, January 5, 2019:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
Young Writers Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – Discovery Green
Winter Break at the Museum – 1:00pm-4:00pm – Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Skate with Queen Elsa – 5:00pm-6:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend

Sunday, January 6, 2019:

Festival of Lights – 10:00am-9:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-8:00pm – Discovery Green
Ride the Holiday Train – 5:00pm-7:00pm –  Hermann Park Kinder Station (Hours change, check page for extended hours.)
Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-10:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Holiday Market – 5:00pm-10:00pm –  Hermann Park (by Kinder Station)
Skating with the Stars – 6:00pm-6:45pm – ICE at Discovery Green

Monday, January 7, 2019:

Zoo Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Houston Zoo
Cheap Skate – 5:00pm-10:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Rockets vs Nuggests – 7:00pm – Toyota Center


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