The people of Houston have a lot to look forward to this holiday season. Events, performances and Christmas specials are everywhere. Everyone is encouraged to take part in the festivities as these only come once a year. Don’t miss the opportunity to have fun this holiday season and make unforgettable memories with loved ones. Read on for some of the notable events that you just can’t miss!
Charlie Brown Christmas Live On Stage at The Grand 1894 Opera House
December 23, 2018 | 1:00 PM | 2020 Post office St, Galveston, TX 77550
Peanuts fans in Houston, rejoice. Charles M. Schulz’ favorite comic characters are taking the stage at The Grand 1894 Opera House. In a touring production of A Charlie Brown Christmas, the Peanuts gang is brought to life. Watch as Charlie Brown along with Snoop, Lucy, Linus Sally and more discover what Christmas truly means. Make sure to buy your tickets in advance before they’re sold out.
Ice Land: Pole to Pole at Moody Gardens
Ongoing until January 6, 2019 | 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554
Every year, the CAA Ruijing Ice Carving Team lead by Mr. Qui Guanghui creates spectacular ice sculptures for the people of Houston to marvel. This holiday season, they’re back to amaze us with their ice carving skills. This year’s Ice Land: Pole to Pole theme takes guests on a glacial adventure from the North to the South poles. Two million pounds of ice will be carved into arctic creatures. To add to the excitement, the carving team will create a giant ice slide. Bring out the inner kid in you and get your tickets now.
Sunday Brunch with Santa at Hotel Galvez and Spa
Ongoing until December 25, 2018 | 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM | 2024 Seawall Blvd, Galveston, TX 77550
Be ready to bring your kid’s Christmas wish list to Santa Claus because he’s dropping by Hotel Galvez and Spa. Sunday Brunch with Santa gives kids the opportunity to meet and have a chat with Kriss Kringle. That’s all while their families dig into a grand brunch experience at one of the best places to have it in the Texas state. Take photos at the hotel’s annual gingerbread house display and listen to the soothing sound of Christmas carols played on the piano. Advance reservations are encouraged.
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend
Ongoing until January 5, 2019 | 6003 Memorial Dr, Houston, TX 77265
Bayou Bend is offering an immersive holiday experience with their own Christmas Village. A bridge will take you to a yuletide wonderland of lights and activities for adults and children to engage in. Santa Claus will be taking the time off and stopping over with his reindeer so guests will get to meet him in person. Get ready to see live actors perform complete with theatrical effects in the holiday-themed tour of Ima Hogg’s Mansion. Get your tickets now!