All across the great lone star state people gather to celebrate and worship this Christmas season. From Dallas to El Paso and San Antonio to Houston there is plenty to see and do this holiday season to get you in the giving mood.
Many events are being sponsored throughout the city that will have you filled with the Christmas spirit. Check out the Ford Holiday River Parade, SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration, Six Flags Fiesta Texas Holiday in the Park, Zoo Lights!, the Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon & 1/2 Marathon and the Valero Alamo Bowl. Any family who passes through San Antonio would love to stop by La Tamalada at the Witte Museum and at La Gran Tamalada at Market Square to try the ultimate tamale, learn to make your own or experience a true Mexican tradition the way it was meant to be.
Houston is bustling this time of year with fabulous activities for all ages and stages in life. If you have children make sure to stop by Old Town Spring: Home for the Holidays
Every weekend through Dec. 22nd, Old Town Spring will host holiday activities for the whole family. Free carriage rides, choir entertainments, dance performances, petting zoo and much more. Santa will be waiting for you and take a picture with you for a small fee.
Ice Skating in Downtown
Who could resist ice skating in the beautifully decorated downtown area! The Ice Skating at Discovery Green is going on now through February 2, 2020!
Glide beneath the glittering lights of downtown Houston and embrace the holiday cheer on The Ice powered by Green Mountain Energy! Bring a little winter cheer to your family this Christmas by trying this new, exciting activity. Information about pricing and hour of operation can be found here https://www.discoverygreen.com/ice.
You Can’t Beat the Classics
This Christmas Season catch A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas thorough Dec. 29th, 2019.
This retelling of Charles Dickens’ classic story, which follows Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve. A Christmas Carol instills a powerful message about redemption and the spirit of the holiday season.
Also playing downtown at the Wortham Theater is Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker through Dec. 29th, 2019. This joyous production of The Nutcracker by Stanton Welch AM is a must-see!
The holiday season is not complete without the beloved characters from this timeless classic set to Tchaikovsky’s splendid score. Gather your family and friends and join Clara in holiday revelry as she journeys from her home on Christmas Eve, through a magical Christmas tree, and into the whimsical Kingdom of Sweets accompanied by her Nutcracker Prince.