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December 18
9:00 AM
Pinnacle Production Group will transform the Pasadena Convention Center & Fairgrounds into a prehistoric adventure featuring 80 life-sized dinosaurs. Guests will witness a 40-foot T-Rex, 30-foot Brachiosaurus, Triceratops,Velociraptor, and more ...
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 ...
11:00 AM
Edward Lane McCartney and Hooks-Epstein Galleries present Loot, a pop-up jewelry show. The gallery is open by appointment only. McCartney will be at the gallery on Tuesday, December 15.
5:00 PM
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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
Jack Ingram comes to Houston in support of his 2019 album, Ridin' High ... Again.
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 ...
6:30 PM
Lawndale Art Center will host the drive-in premiere of Chirality II, a new dance film by Jacquelyne Boe and David Janesko. Guests can watch the film and a live video ...
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
Houston Ballet will present Nutcracker Sweets, a digital holiday spectacular that includes new works set to beloved holiday songs and an abbreviated version of Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker. The ...
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
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
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 ...
7:30 PM
Lawndale Art Center will host the drive-in premiere of Chirality II, a new dance film by Jacquelyne Boe and David Janesko. Guests can watch the film and a live video ...
7:30 PM
This festive holiday program includes seasonal favorites alongside seldom-heard gems of the Baroque era, all with abundant vocal and instrumental display. Scarlatti’s celebrated cantata, written for a festive 1711 ...
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
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
8:45 PM
Jack Ingram comes to Houston in support of his 2019 album, Ridin' High ... Again.
9:30 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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