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December 12
9:00 AM
Other Worlds Film Festival's 2020 edition will feature special events, conversations, podcasts ,and more. The seventh annual festival will feature more than 40 films, including features, documentaries, and shorts ...
9:00 AM
Jurassic Quest, the dinosaur exhibit that features ultra-realistic, life-size animatronic dinosaurs, is adapting to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic to offer a drive-through experience in Houston. Visitors will be able to ...
9:30 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
River Oaks District has partnered with local artist and visionary, Matt Johns, founder of MATTER Creative, to produce a holiday-inspired immersive gallery. Holidaze at the District features four distinct vignettes ...
10:00 AM
The FOMO Factory is an interactive pop up shop that celebrates the magic of childhood, and what it is to feel wonder, awe, and silliness. Using the emerging medium of ...
10:30 AM
Hou-Ville is a brand-new immersive holiday exhibit that puts an H-Town spin on Dr. Seuss’ iconic Christmas village of Whoville. The holiday experience will transform Live Nation’s 40 Below ...
10:30 AM
Courage leads the way for Disney’s most adventurous heroes when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. The show features favorite Disney friends such as Mickey, Minnie, Miguel, Moana, Elsa ...
11:00 AM
Visitors can glide beneath the glittering lights of downtown Houston and discover holiday magic on The Ice powered by Green Mountain Energy. Safety protocols include increased sanitation and contactless ticket ...
11:00 AM
Jack Rabbit Gallery will present a special holiday market that will feature unique handmade goods and gifts by the artisans, makers, and creatives of Houston, including Sweet Honey Goods, Wyatt ...
12:00 PM
Daniel Fuller presents Asymmetry of Entropy, an interactive experiential installation reinterpreting the process of entering a black hole aimed to elicit introspective response through complete immersion into the piece. Using ...
12:00 PM
Art on Fire! will unveil new works just in time for the holidays. Many original works are on sale for under $200. Visitors can stop by during normal business hour ...
1:00 PM
Kings Harbor will present a holiday extravaganza featuring complimentary photos with Santa, a holiday market by Arts by Aaron, hot chocolate and cookies provided by Chimichurri's South American Grill ...
2:30 PM
In this concert, conductor Michael Krajewski leads treasured carols and fun-filled favorites, including “Feliz Navidad,” “O Holy Night,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”  The ...
3:00 PM
Lights Over Lago will feature a train ride, a chance to enjoy a festive movie in the open air, and hot chocolate and holiday goodies will be available for purchase ...
3:00 PM
Courage leads the way for Disney’s most adventurous heroes when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. The show features favorite Disney friends such as Mickey, Minnie, Miguel, Moana, Elsa ...
5:30 PM
Guests can sip hot chocolate as they stroll through the Houston Zoo grounds and take in the sights and sounds of the season. They can interact with Candy the Zoo ...
5:30 PM
Located in the parking lot of Hurricane Harbor Splashtown, The Light Park features over a million lights synchronized to a cheerful mix of holiday music. The event has a mash-up ...
6:00 PM
Visitors can embark on a festive adventure and continue the Space City tradition this holiday season during Galaxy Lights, presented by Reliant. Galaxy Lights includes two high-tech kinetic light shows ...
6:00 PM
Woodforest will present the Merry & Bright Tour of Lights, where visitors can see three miles of shimmering holiday displays. Christine Allen Nature Park will be the starting point, and guests ...
6:00 PM
Holiday in the Gardens at Moody Gardens includes multiple different activities, including Festival of Lights, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer 4D, the Arctic Slide, holiday 3D films, Star: The Dancing ...
6:00 PM
Gastrochurch will presents Hogwarts Christmas Village, where visitors can drink butterbeer, play Harry Potter trivia, and raise money for a good cause. Once guest enter Diagon Alley, they’ll be ...
6:30 PM
The creators of Rudolph's Lightshow have designed and built a premium holiday light experience that can be enjoyed from the comfort of your own vehicle. The event features over ...
7:00 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 ...
7:00 PM
Legendary local theatre weirdo Greg Dean is known as an actor, director, and designer, often all at once. With Herzstück, he turns his singular aesthetic to film, realizing a ...
7:00 PM
OCA-Greater Houston presents Starry Nite Arts Fest to highlight and celebrate the diversity of AAPI artists, culture, and community, and to share the untold AAPI experience for the Greater Houston ...
7:00 PM
In this world premiere online event created for audiences of all ages, interdisciplinary performance collective Manual Cinema takes on Charles Dickens’ holiday classic with a visually inventive adaptation made to ...
7:30 PM
Courage leads the way for Disney’s most adventurous heroes when Disney On Ice presents Dream Big. The show features favorite Disney friends such as Mickey, Minnie, Miguel, Moana, Elsa ...
Editors' Pick
8:00 PM
In this concert, conductor Michael Krajewski leads treasured carols and fun-filled favorites, including “Feliz Navidad,” “O Holy Night,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”  The ...
Editors' Pick
8:00 PM
A Christmas Carol will be a free digital production that is a gift to the city of Houston from both the Alley Theatre and Presenting Sponsor ConocoPhillips. The production will ...
Editors' Pick
10:00 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 ...
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