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Aransas Pass

Texas Winter Market I

Jan. 12-13

A shopping event bringing in vendors from across the state. They will be showing the best in clothin...


"Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!"

Dec. 11

Everyone’s invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration. Sesame Workshop f...

Chad Prather's Star Spangled Banter Comedy Tour

Dec. 15

Chad Prather is known for his way with words. He is a comedian, armchair philosopher, musician, and ...


Season of Light Planetarium Show

Dec. 11

The show features a 30-foot dome equipped with a projector to produce the night sky as it appears to...

Season of Light Planetarium Show

Dec. 18

The show features a 30-foot dome equipped with a projector to produce the night sky as it appears to...


Christmas In Fulton

Dec. 12-13

This event includes hot chocolate, cookies, entertainment, Santa, and loads of family fun....


Winter Wonder Island

Nov. 17-Jan. 6

Galveston will become the "Winter Wonder Island" of Texas offering holiday events including Ice Lan...

Ice Land at Moody Gardens

Nov. 17-Jan. 6

See more than 2 million pounds of ice carved into colorful animals from the North and South Poles. S...

Festival of Lights

Nov. 17-Jan. 6

Walk a mile-long trail along scenic Offatts Bayou and see hundreds of animated and lighted holiday-t...

"A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Dec. 23

This brand-new touring production by Charles M. Schulz features everyone’s favorite Peanuts gang...

Galveston Symphony Orchestra in Concert

Jan. 6

Conductor Dr. Trond Saeverud and the Galveston Symphony Orchestra present their Pops Concert—Russi...

"The Other Mozart"

Jan. 12

Sylvia Milo’s award-winning drama is the true, untold story of Nannerl Mozart, the sister of Amade...


"The Ultimate Christmas Show" (abridged)

Nov. 7-Dec. 23

It’s the annual holiday Variety Show and Christmas Pageant at St. Everybody's Non-Denominational U...

"Panto Star Force"

Nov. 21-Dec. 30

An adventurous, cosmic blast of blockbuster hilarity. Jed, a farm boy from the planet Cypress, joins...

"Who's Holiday!"

Dec. 5-30

It’s Christmas Eve and the now 40-year-old Cindy Lou Who lives in her shoddy trailer home on Mount...

"Disney's Beauty and the Beast"

Dec. 11-23

Just in time for the holiday season, this magical, funny, and moving tale of what it means to love a...

"Potted Potter: An Unauthorized Harry Experience—A Parody by Dan and Jeff"

Dec. 11-30

Starvox Entertainment and Potted Productions are casting their spell on audiences with "Potted Potte...

Anomaly: The Magic of Robby Bennett and Other Curiosities

Dec. 22

A can’t miss theatrical event, Robby Bennett and special guests showcase a family-friendly winter ...

Mercury Chamber Orchestra: "Debussy & Ravel: The Flowers of Evil"

Jan. 12

This compelling new impressionist opera from Antione Plante features new orchestrations created from...

La Marque

Magical Winter Lights

Nov. 16-Jan. 6

This 52-day festival is one of the largest holiday lighting events in the Houston area, and the larg...

Lake Jackson

Bird Banding

Dec. 15

Volunteers collect baseline data on bird populations at the sanctuary. The banding station is an exc...

Abner Jackson Plantation Site Tour

Jan. 5

Visit the historic archeological site of Major Abner Jackson, the namesake of the city of Lake Jacks...

John Pizzarelli in Concert

Jan. 12

Experience the creativity, excitement, and renowned performances that only two phenomenal groups can...

Port Arthur

A Very Marshy Christmas

Dec. 15

Santa arrives by airboat to Sea Rim State Park and visits with children. ...


Christmas in the Park

Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22

Christmas is coming to George Ranch this year in all of its historical glory. Travel through Christm...

Campfire Christmas

Dec. 8, 15

Journey back into time to Christmases past with this one-of-a-kind immersive holiday experience. Sta...

Children's Campfire Christmas

Dec. 14

Participate in fun Christmas crafts, take a hayride through the park, and sing Christmas songs aroun...

New Year's Eve Historical Bash

Dec. 29

Prepare for the countdown to 2019 with a historical mask-making and noisemaking craft, and learn the...


Rockport-Fulton Market Days

Dec. 14-16

Over 100 vendors and live music add extra fun during the third Saturday and Sunday of the month. The...

Second Saturday Art Center Market

Jan. 12

Member artists exhibit and sell their fine works. Live music and food truck on site....

South Padre Island

Holiday Sandcastle Village

Nov. 30-Dec. 16

Join in on celebrating Christmas the South Padre Island way. The Holiday Sandcastle Village is fille...

Polar Bear Dip

Jan. 1

Take a plunge into the Gulf of Mexico at the annual New Year’s Day beach party featuring live musi...

Longest Causeway Run

Jan. 12

This event follows the 6.2-mile (10K) course starting at the Port Isabel Community Center, continuin...


Home for the Holidays

Nov. 10-Dec. 23

The 38th annual event kicks off with a tree lighting at dusk. More than 150 local shops and business...

Sugar Land

Sugar Land Holiday Lights

Nov. 23-Jan. 6

Enjoy views of more than 2.5 million lights, Santa Claus every night, holiday treats and shopping ve...

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