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Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

Houston

For King and Country Concert: A Drummer Boy Christmas Tour

Dec. 4

Grammy Award-winning duo For King and Country embark on their A Drummer Boy Christmas Tour. From the...

Howe

Downtown Howe-lloween Festival

Oct. 30

The fifth annual Howe-lloween Festival gives kids the chance to trick or treat from vendors in downt...

Christmas Parade

Dec. 11

The annual Christmas Parade is the finale of the three Highway 5 parades. Anna and Van Alstyne hold ...

Huntington

Veterans Day Parade

Nov. 6

Honor our veterans with a program and parade. ...

Huntsville

Scare on the Square

Oct. 30

This festival includes carnival-themed games, giveaways, crafts, and trick-or-treating for all ages....

Christmas Fair and Winter in the Park

Dec. 4

Vendors line the streets with gifts for the holiday season. From crafts to food, there is something ...

Gingerbread House Reception

Dec. 4

It’s that time of year again, when completed gingerbread houses are on display as part of the annu...

Cider on the Porch

Dec. 4

Sip hot apple cider while watching the annual Christmas parade at the Wynne Home, a beautifully rest...

Lions Club Annual Christmas Parade

Dec. 4

The parade begins at 20th Street and Sam Houston Avenue and proceeds northward on Sam Houston Avenue...

Houston Family Christmas

Dec. 11

Kick off your holiday season with a visit to Gen. Sam Houston's homestead for historical demonstrati...

Hutto

Tree Lighting

Dec. 3

Hutto begins the Christmas season with its annual tree lighting, plus music and craft vendors. ...

Santa Claus Crawl

Dec. 4

The fifth annual Santa Claus Crawl features special holiday drink recipes served up by your favorite...

Downtown Hutto Christmas Fair

Dec. 11

Join the city of Hutto at the annual Christmas Fair in downtown. Catch craft vendors, music, train r...

Ingleside

Light Up Live Oak Park

Dec. 3-4

Drive through Live Oak Park to see the Christmas lights and decor. Saturday brings food trucks, craf...

Ingram

“A Christmas Carol”

Dec. 3-4, 10-11

The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future delights...

Italy

Christmas Festival

Dec. 4

Food and craft vendors, carolers, a Christmas parade, live music, and face painting are just part of...

Jacksonville

Trunk or Treat

Oct. 25

Celebrate Halloween in a safe environment with this annual Trunk or Treat. Festivities are targeted ...

Christmas Parade

Dec. 2

The holiday season in Jacksonville begins with the annual Christmas Parade. Floats are judged for be...

Jefferson

Halloween Express

Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Riding aboard the Halloween Express, an antique narrow-gauge gas locomotive, guests can see scenes a...

Christmas Parade and Enchanted Forest Tree Lighting

Nov. 27

The parade travels through downtown Jefferson and ends at Lions Park, where the Enchanted Forest Tre...

Christmas Express Train

Nov. 27-28

Make this a Christmas to remember aboard the Christmas Express Train. Ride an antique narrow-gauge g...

Candlelight Tour of Homes

Dec. 2-4, 9-11

For a memorable step back in time, take these narrated tours of historic homes (normally not open to...

Christmas and New Year's Express Trains

Dec. 4, 11, 18, 25, 31, Jan. 1

Make this a holiday season to remember aboard the Christmas and New Year's Express trains. As the an...

Queen Mab Ball

Feb. 12

Celebrate the crowning of the Mardi Gras king and queen with fun, food, music, dancing, costumes, an...

Mardi Gras

Feb. 25-27

Mardi Gras returns in 2022. The Krewe of Hebe presents this year's Mardi Gras, themed "Steampunk on ...

Katy

Home for the Holidays Gift Market

Nov. 19-21

With more than 100 merchants to shop with, you're sure to find lots of new, unique, and one-of-a-kin...

Kerrville

Symphony of the Hills: “Holiday Hopes: Dream Pray Love”

Dec. 2

Symphony of the Hills, a professional symphony orchestra with musicians from the Hill Country and Ce...

The Four Freshmen in Concert

Dec. 4

Celebrate the holidays with the legends of four-man jazz and this special Christmas show that includ...

Running Home for the Holidays 5K

Dec. 4

At this annual holiday 5K, familes come together dressed up in their favorite Christmas holiday char...

La Grange

Trail of Lights

Dec. 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 19-23

The grounds of Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill State Historic Sites are transformed with beautifu...

Lake Jackson

Halloween Spooktacular

Oct. 24

Dress up in a Halloween costume and enjoy crafts, games, and other special programs around the fish...

Turkey Shoot

Nov. 20

Participants receive a turkey at this two-person team, best-ball formatted, shotgun-start golf tourn...

Christmas with the Fishes

Dec. 4

“Sandy Claws” dives with the Sea Center Texas fishes to find out their Christmas wishes and to m...

Symphony Orchestra Concert: Handel's "Messiah"

Dec. 18

The Brazosport Symphony Orchestra performs Handel's "Messiah," a glorious holiday tradition for all....

Lampasas

Squared Silly

Oct. 30

Vision Lampasas hosts Squared Silly to promote safe and fun activities to youngsters while allowing ...

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