All events are subject to change due to weather or other concerns. Please check with the venue or organization to ensure an event is taking place as scheduled.
December 11
9:00 AM
Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience allows visitors to fulfill the dream of stepping into a masterpiece painting. The 360-degree, immersive digital art experience illuminates and transforms a unique physical space ...
9:00 AM
Color Factory is a collaborative interactive exhibit that features participatory installations of colors, hues that invite curiosity, discovery, and play. A collection of artists, creatives, designers, and makers have teamed ...
10:00 AM
TFTI is an interactive photo experience opening in The Galleria Houston for the holidays. There will be over 15+ curated rooms crafted for capturing the perfect selfie, including the Upside ...
10:00 AM
Candytopia, a candy-coated experiential adventure, will bring its confectionery wonderland to Houston for a limited-run engagement. It features more than one dozen rooms with larger-than-life interactive art installations and full ...
10:00 AM
The Barbie Truck comes to Friendswood with a whole new look and '70s beach vibe. The 2021 Barbie Truck Totally Throwback Malibu Tour features new exclusive retro-inspired merchandise to celebrate ...
10:00 AM
Immersive Van Gogh, presented by Lighthouse Immersive and Impact Museums, is a digital art experience that invites audiences to enter the works of van Gogh, evoking his highly emotional and ...
10:30 AM
H-Town Christmas Countdown, a brand-new holiday pop-up from the creators of Hou-Ville, will feature 15 larger-than-life Christmas and Hollywood movie sets with Insta-worthy photo-ops in some of the favorite H-Town ...
11:00 AM
Audience members can delight in the sounds of holiday music, infused with the unique humor and engaging wit for which the ROCO Brass Quintet is beloved, while enjoying a Czech-inspired ...
11:00 AM
The Market at Sawyer Yards is a curated market that hosts a mix of artist mediums with a focus on folk art, the maker is the seller and artisan crafts ...
11:00 AM
Alexander Calder and Pablo Picasso - two of the foremost figures in 20th-century art - come together for a fascinating encounter in this presentation. The internationally traveling exhibition features paintings, sculptures, mobiles ...
11:00 AM
BRICKLIVE Houston: Animal Paradise is Houston's first and only animal safari paradise that will feature animals made out of over a million bricks. As guests explore the imaginary plains ...
11:00 AM
Rooftop Cinema Club features a variety of classic movies in an outdoor setting, with moviegoers choosing from lounge seats, Adirondack chairs, and beanbags for their seating options. When the movie ...
11:00 AM
Jordan Ranch will host a holiday market packed where dozens of merchants will offer artisanal jewelry, clothing, specialty food items, and more. Complimentary holiday beverages will be available while supplies ...
12:00 PM
On the second Saturday of each month, the artists of The Silos, Silver Street, Winter Street, Sabine Street, and Summer Street Studios open their studios to the public. Visitors can ...
1:00 PM
BLCK Market Houston features the largest gathering of black-owned businesses and entrepreneurs every first Friday and second Saturday. Guests can shop with over 50 vendors with products from clothes, candles ...
1:30 PM
Rooftop Cinema Club features a variety of classic movies in an outdoor setting, with moviegoers choosing from lounge seats, Adirondack chairs, and beanbags for their seating options. When the movie ...
2:00 PM
Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience, created by two-time Olivier Award-nominated and BBC actors Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter ...
2:00 PM
Hans Christian Anderson’s tale is reimagined in Galveston Bay, as marine biologists and lovable sea creatures work together to save their shores from the wicked, accessory-loving Pursula. Come ready ...
2:00 PM
Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker is a grand spectacle of opulence and one of the most splendid versions of this holiday classic ever staged. With hundreds of roles and a ...
2:00 PM
Guesst at Flurry of Fun can play in mountains of snow and visit Santa’s workshop to pick up a holiday craft. A giant photo op snowglobe will be available ...
2:30 PM
She Loves Me is set in a 1930s European perfumery, where shop clerks Amalia and Georg more often than not don't see eye to eye. After both respond to ...
2:30 PM
A.D. Players presents the world premiere of The Christmas Shoes. For the first time, the New York Times bestselling novel is being adapted for the stage. Nathan Andrews' loving ...
2:30 PM
A highly inventive adaptation of the Dickens classic pared down to its essential elements. A resident company of actors assemble to perform a new production of the heartwarming Christmas story ...
4:00 PM
UPDATE: Both the 4 pm and 8 pm performances on December 23 have been canceled due to breakthrough COVID-19 cases in the production. In Alegría, a wind of change ...
4:30 PM
Rooftop Cinema Club features a variety of classic movies in an outdoor setting, with moviegoers choosing from lounge seats, Adirondack chairs, and beanbags for their seating options. When the movie ...
5:00 PM
Magical Winter Lights will feature such landmarks as the entrance castle, dinosaur exhibits, and Houston’s beloved displays. Family-friendly experiences include the Santa and Mrs. Claus meet and greet, Ice ...
5:00 PM
Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience, created by two-time Olivier Award-nominated and BBC actors Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter ...
5:00 PM
Marriott Marquis Houston presents Texas Winter Lights, an interactive light experience featuring light displays, walk-through experiences, and selfie stations. There will be a nostalgic holiday-themed movie every Thursday, nightly snowfall ...
5:00 PM
The Autism Film Festival, known as AutFest Texas, was created by the Autism Society of Texas to raise awareness by showcasing films that portray life with autism in an honest ...
5:00 PM
The holidays will be bright for those visiting Lights Over Lago. The event includes sunset cruises, inflatables, caroling karaoke, a holiday movie, s’mores making, photo ops with a paddle ...
5:30 PM
The Light Park features a large animated holiday light show along with the world’s largest 700-foot animated LED tunnels. It boasts more than a million LED lights throughout its ...
5:45 PM
Set along an illuminated one-mile trail winding through the Houston Botanic Garden, Lightscape is a world-renowned light show featuring artistic installations that come to life after dark with color, imagination ...
Editors' Pick
6:00 PM
The Galleria will host Snow Spectacular presented by Coach, a new and socially distanced event for Houstonians to create holiday memories. Shoppers are invited to skate on the Galleria ice ...
6:00 PM
Moonstruck Drive-In Cinema at East River will give Houstonians a contactless cinema experience under the stars on the site of Midway’s 150-acre East River development. Feature films will be ...
6:00 PM
Discovery Green helps Houstonians shop local at Flea by Night, supported by Green Mountain Energy. Set in the park’s green space in the heart of downtown and along Avenida ...
6:00 PM
Holiday Lights in Clay Family Eastern Glades will feature oversized ornaments, tinsel-wrapped light poles, and colorful tree lights. This year, the holiday light display will make its way around the ...
6:30 PM
For the fourth consecutive year, Ventana Ballet and Red Nightfall Productions will present The Watchmaker’s Song, an immersive and quirky twist on the holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Upon entering ...
7:00 PM
Ezra Jack Keats’s award-winning work, The Snowy Day, was the first mainstream children’s book to feature a Black boy as its protagonist. Peter, a young boy out exploring ...
7:00 PM
In Benedetta, a 17th-century nun becomes entangled in a forbidden lesbian affair, but it's her shocking religious visions that threaten to shake the Church to its very core.
7:00 PM
Hans Christian Anderson’s tale is reimagined in Galveston Bay, as marine biologists and lovable sea creatures work together to save their shores from the wicked, accessory-loving Pursula. Come ready ...
7:00 PM
She Loves Me is set in a 1930s European perfumery, where shop clerks Amalia and Georg more often than not don't see eye to eye. After both respond to ...
7:30 PM
Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker is a grand spectacle of opulence and one of the most splendid versions of this holiday classic ever staged. With hundreds of roles and a ...
7:30 PM
A highly inventive adaptation of the Dickens classic pared down to its essential elements. A resident company of actors assemble to perform a new production of the heartwarming Christmas story ...
Editors' Pick
7:30 PM
Former Fleetwood Mac band member Lindsey Buckingham comes to Sugar Land in support of his new, self-titled solo album.
Editors' Pick
7:30 PM
Rich Vos has four specials on Comedy Central and over 100 television appearances. He has been seen on HBO, HBO Max, Netflix, Showtime and Starz. Rich also produced and starred ...
7:45 PM
Rooftop Cinema Club features a variety of classic movies in an outdoor setting, with moviegoers choosing from lounge seats, Adirondack chairs, and beanbags for their seating options. When the movie ...
8:00 PM
A.D. Players presents the world premiere of The Christmas Shoes. For the first time, the New York Times bestselling novel is being adapted for the stage. Nathan Andrews' loving ...
8:00 PM
The final work by the inimitable Sarah Kane, 4.48 Psychosis, is an abstract, experiential, highly poetic exploration of identity, dysphoria, depression, the body/soul dilemma, and the suicidal mind ...
8:00 PM
Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience, created by two-time Olivier Award-nominated and BBC actors Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, takes on the ultimate challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter ...
8:00 PM
UPDATE: Both the 4 pm and 8 pm performances on December 23 have been canceled due to breakthrough COVID-19 cases in the production. In Alegría, a wind of change ...
Editors' Pick
8:00 PM
The Houston Symphony, chorus, and guest soloists will fill Jones Hall with joyous refrains and exultant arias, including the iconic “Hallelujah” Chorus, in this moving and powerful presentation of the ...
Editors' Pick
8:30 PM
For the fourth consecutive year, Ventana Ballet and Red Nightfall Productions will present The Watchmaker’s Song, an immersive and quirky twist on the holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Upon entering ...
10:00 PM
Rich Vos has four specials on Comedy Central and over 100 television appearances. He has been seen on HBO, HBO Max, Netflix, Showtime and Starz. Rich also produced and starred ...
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