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 12
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
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
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
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
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 ...
12:30 PM
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 ...
1:00 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 ...
1:00 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 ...
1:00 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 ...
1:15 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
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
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 ...
2:30 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 ...
2:30 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 ...
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 ...
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
Houston Early Music will present “Now Make We Joy!” featuring performances by Istanpitta and the Kinder HSPVA Madrigal Singers. This Renaissance Christmas concert will also feature wassail and holiday treats ...
2:30 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
3:00 PM
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the multi-platinum, progressive rock group, comes to Houston as part of their Winter Tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the group’s landmark album, Christmas Eve and ...
4:00 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 ...
4:15 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
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
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
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
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 ...
5:30 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
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 ...
6:00 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 ...
6:30 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 ...
7:00 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 ...
7:30 PM
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, the multi-platinum, progressive rock group, comes to Houston as part of their Winter Tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the group’s landmark album, Christmas Eve and ...
Editors' Pick
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
8:00 PM
Dawes comes to Houston in support of their new album, Good Luck with Whatever​.
8:30 PM
Over 40 years after her signature hit, "Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue," Crystal Gayle will come to New Braunfels for a retrospective of her long and storied ...
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