Friday, December 7th, 2018 at 5:30 pm at The City of Missouri – City Hall Complex, 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City
Phone: (281) 403-8500
Make some plans to head on over to Missouri City this Friday evening for their 35th annual Snowfest! This fun community favorite is sure to be a crowd pleaser once again as they feature activities including a 3-lane snow hill, a chainsaw ice carver, inflatables, photos with Santa and fireworks! This is one wintery event that you and the kids will love.
Friday, December 7th, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at Holler Brewing Co, 2206 Edwards St, Houston
Phone: (832) 781-0555
Knock out that holiday shopping list in the most peculiar and unsuspecting place: the Holler Brewing Co! You’ll be able to shop for art, accessories, vintage, produce and more from local artists and vendors at the Holiday Market this Friday evening. If you haven’t already fulfilled that Christmas list, then this is a prime place to grab some unique and fun presents for your loved ones.
Friday, December 7th, 2018 through Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at Various Times in Downtown Tomball
Tomball is always a fantastic place to visit during the holidays, and their Tomball German Christmas Market & Festival is one amazing experience. You’ll do as the Germans do and celebrate Christmas with plenty of food, beer, and wine, as well as live music on four stages, a petting zoo, and a holiday market featuring more than 200 vendors with antiques, arts and crafts, souvenirs, and more! This fantastic market whisks you away to the Christmas streets in Germany as you enjoy a traditional holiday across the sea!
Friday, December 7th, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm at 19th Street, 300 19th Street, Houston
Head on down to 19th Street this Friday and enjoy free in-store cocktails, roaming carolers, and real snow as the shops on historic 19th Street open their doors for a special Friday evening of shopping and holiday cheer. This cheerful getaway in town is a great way to do a little retail therapy as you relax and unwind after a long week. Come check it out!
Friday, December 7th, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Sugar Land Town Square, 15958 City Walk, Sugar Land
Sugar Land is in full gear for Christmas and their Heart & Soul Ensemble over at Holidays in the Plaza is a fantastic way to hear some stunning Christmas music by talented young performers! The Ensemble is a female vocal group with fierce passion and talent, and they bring a powerful performance that brings heart and soul to the stage in abundance and is happy to bring you a fun-filled holiday performance to kick off the season!
Friday, December 7th, 2018 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Insomnia Gallery, 708 Telephone Rd, Houston
Phone: (713) 242-8145
It’s all about the kids this Friday over at Insomnia Gallery as they host one wild evening that honors our favorite family-friendly books! This art show and book fair aims to pay homage to works of children’s literature featuring over 30 local artists. You’ll be able to celebrate these classic works that you’ve read at bedtime over and over again, and you’ll also be able to meet up with artists who help illustrate these timeless beauties!
Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 6:30 am at Galveston Island
If you’re looking for a unique and natural way to celebrate the holidays, you may want to head over to Galveston Island as we celebrate the return of the island’s wintering Sandhill Cranes at the Holiday with the Cranes event. This fun weekend will be chock-full of indoor and outdoor nature activities surrounding the island, which provides your family a great way to get outdoors and enjoy this cooler weather. You must register for this event.
Saturday, December 8th, 2018 from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm at Hermann Square Park, 900 Smith Street, Houston
Phone: (713) 520-0155
We can’t think about the holidays without thinking about gingerbread houses, and the 10th Annual Gingerbread Build-Off is one crazy spectacle to behold! Come join the Architecture Center Houston over in Hermann Square as you watch competing teams crafting their insane gingerbread masterpieces using 100% edible materials. This event typically draws in thousands of spectators who love to cheer on the teams, play in the kids’ construction zone, and see Santa.
Saturday, December 8th, 2018 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at 935 Harvard Street, Houston
Head on down to The Heights this Saturday afternoon to attend the 14th Annual Heights Holiday Market! This beautiful Christmas market is smack dab in the heart of the Houston Heights, and features local vendors, food, and artisans. Be sure to take this great chance to grab some fun and funky Christmas gifts for your crew!
Sunday, December 9th, 2018 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Saint Arnold Brewing Company, 2000 Lyons Ave, Houston
Phone: (713) 686-9494
Saint Arnold Brewing Company is hosting their Beers & Cheers Holiday Market this weekend, as well. You’ll be able to shop for unique holiday gifts as Shop Local sets up their market where you’ll be surrounded by tons of local vendors, root beer floats for the kiddos, music, ugly sweaters, and even a gift wrapping section! This non-traditional market is sure to bring the fun for everyone in your family.