Amazing Holiday Events in Houston for 2021

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The Holidays in Houston are a magical time, and we’ve never needed more Holiday Magic than in 2021! Check out these great events happening, and mark your calendar not to miss a single one!

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Ice Skating

Outdoor Ice Skating at Discovery Green Park Twirl beneath the lights at this fun outdoor ice skating rink in Downtown Houston’s Premier Park, open from November 12th – January 30, with select Skating With Santa Opportunities and Cheap Skate Nights!

Ice at the Galleria is a fun indoor ice skating rink around the Christmas tree! Don’t miss their Nutcracker performances, either!

The Christmas Train at Victory Camp in Alvin runs select days from November 27th – December 23rd!

Holiday Parades

The 72nd Annual Houston Thanksgiving Parade Get prepared for one of the biggest and the best! On Nov. 25th at 9am the parade lines the streets of Downtown, covering over 20 city blocks!

Holiday Light Displays

The Light Park in Spring Texas Holiday Drive Thru Lights

The Light Park, Spring We loved this fun light display, set in the parking area of Hurricane Harbor in Spring! While in Spring, don’t miss how Old Town Spring lights up for the Holidays! The Light Park also has shows in Grand Prairie, San Antonio and Katy!

The Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens in Galveston runs from November 21st – January 2nd.

Galaxy Lights at Space Center Houston is a drive-thru light experience, running from November 14th – January 3rd!

The Houston Zoo presents Zoo Lights from November 14th – January 10th!

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