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 19
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
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 ...
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
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 ...
1:30 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
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
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
Broadway’s Rodney Ingram (The Phantom of the Opera) joins the Houston Symphony and Chorus for heartwarming favorites and treasured carols. The concert will be complete with sparkling decorations and ...
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 ...
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
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
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
5:30 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
The 3rd Annual Hometown Holidays & Trail of Lights will feature a trolley ride, over 100,000 lights, live performances, Santa, shopping, and more. All proceeds go to the non-profit, Time ...
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
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
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
Broadway’s Rodney Ingram (The Phantom of the Opera) joins the Houston Symphony and Chorus for heartwarming favorites and treasured carols. The concert will be complete with sparkling decorations and ...
Editors' Pick
8:00 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 ...
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