Christmas Activities in Houston 2020
Celebrate this holiday season with fun and festive activities right in Houston and the surrounding areas. Health precautions have been put into place, in order for you and your family to enjoy all of the performing arts, holiday festivals, and Christmas markets in the safest way possible! Here’s the Nice List of the jolliest ways to spend the holidays with those you love in Houston this year. You can also check out: VisitHoustonTexas for even more ideas and details!
Dates: Dec 4 -Dec 27
Summary: Don’t miss this classic seasonal tale that’s offered for free and virtually this year! Thanks to ConocoPhillips excellent production value, this digital adaptation will allow the amazing resident company of actors assemble to perform a new and unforgettable version of the heartwarming Christmas story!
Holiday Festivals and Markets
Dates: Nov 14 – Dec 25
If you’re looking to achieve your Texas-style winter wonderland experience, head down to Old Town Spring’s 40th Annual Home for the Holidays festival. They’re ready to display their twinkling holiday lights, spectacular entertainment, and family-friendly activities like photos with Santa every weekend! You’ll also be able to pick out some unique stocking-stuffers from their array of hand-made and locally sourced products
Dates: Nov 21, 2020 – Jan 2, 2021 / 6pm – 10pm
Take a stroll along this mile-long light festival trail featuring holiday themes and music that will lead you around the Moody Gardens property with spectacular nighttime views of Galveston Bay. Your friends and family will marvel at Star, the Dancing Tree of Light. Enjoy concession areas with hot chocolate and fireside S’mores, and grab your loved ones for photo opportunities with the decorative mistletoe.
Dates: Nov 29, 2020 – Jan 9, 2021
Explore the Gingerbread Village from 4 to 7pm daily, with features such as a 40-foot floating tree and a light display. Take photos with their life-size gingerbread house, listen to the carolers singing some of your favorite holiday tunes, and visit Santa and Mrs. Claus!
Family Holiday Fun
Dates: Now-Thru December 24
Santa’s willing to travel all the way from the North Pole to Houston’s Downtown Aquarium to have breakfast with a few lucky boys and girls! Your children can enjoy a delicious meal and get a socially-distanced picture taken with the big man himself. Keep a close eye on the aquarium tank, Santa may be swimming with the fish! Reservations required.
We hope that these ideas inspire you and your family to make new traditions together and to cherish the existing ones! May you have a safe and blessed holiday season!