Things To Do In Houston Today, And This Weekend, With Kids! December 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 2019, January 1, 2020

Happy Holidays! You can find the full list of events, brought to us by Magical Winter Lights, below!

Stay cool with the Real Snow Day at the Children’s Museum of Houston or the ICE at Discovery Green. While at Discovery Green, watch A Dog’s Way Home on the lawn and go see the interactive art and giant chocolate display!

Go see SHEN YUN at Jones Hall, The Nutcracker at Wortham Theater or A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas at Alley Theatre.

Or enjoy the holiday lights! Magical Winter Lights is at Gulf Greyhound Park, Christmas Village at Bayou Bend is at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens or Trail of Lights is at Dewberry Farms.

Celebrate the New Year with the Rockin’ New Year’s Noon at the Children’s Museum of Houston or the High Noon Countdown at The Woodlands Children’s Museum!

And there is so much more to do! See the FULL list of events, brought to us
by Magical Winter Lights, below.

Things To Do Any Day:

Free Things to Do – Looking for some free fun in Houston? This list of well over 50 free things to do, should help get you started!
Houston Citywide Map: Things to do in Houston, with kids
All the Holiday Lights, Shows and Family Events!
FREE Things to Do in Houston, with Kids, for the Holidays!
Houston Area Light Displays By Location, Cost And Amenities!
Things to Do in Downtown Houston, Around Discovery Green, with Kids!
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story Of Christmas at Alley Theatre
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Main Street Theater
Magical Winter Lights In La Marque… Now Through January 5, 2020!
Trail Of Lights At Dewberry Farm!
Christmas Village At Bayou Bend Is Open!
Galaxy Lights at Space Center Houston
Trains Over Texas at Houston Museum of Natural Science
All Aboard! The Christmas Trains Are At Second Baptist!

Thursday, December 26, 2019:

Trains Over Texas – Houston Museum of Natural Science
Free Museum Entry
Find a museum district restaurant HERE.
Real Snow Day – 10:00am-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Holiday in the Gardens – 10:00am-10:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
The Nutcracker –2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Zoo Lights – 5:30pm-9:30pm – Houston Zoo
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Galaxy Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Space Center Houston
Santa’s Wonderland – 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Screen on the Green: A Dog’s Way Home – 7:00pm – Discovery Green
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre

Friday, December 27, 2019:

Trains Over Texas – Houston Museum of Natural Science
Children’s Story Hour – 10:00am – Hermann Park Centennial Gardens
All Aboard the Christmas Trains – 10:00am-2:00pm – Second Baptist Woodway
Real Snow Day – 10:00am-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Holiday in the Gardens – 10:00am-10:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 5:00pm-11:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
The Nutcracker –2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
Trail of Lights – 4:00pm-9:00pm – Dewberry Farms
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Zoo Lights – 5:30pm-9:30pm – Houston Zoo
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Galaxy Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Space Center Houston
Santa’s Wonderland – 6:00pm-12:00am – College Station
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 7:30pm – Alley Theatre

Saturday, December 28, 2019:

Trains Over Texas – Houston Museum of Natural Science
Art in the Park – 10:00am-12:00pm – Evelyn’s Park
All Aboard the Christmas Trains – 10:00am-2:00pm – Second Baptist Woodway
Real Snow Day – 10:00am-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Young Writer’s Workshop – 10:30am – Discovery Green
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer – 1:00pm & 4:00pm – The Grand Galveston
The Nutcracker –2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm & 7:30pm – Alley Theatre
Santa’s Wonderland – 3:00pm-12:00am – College Station
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Zoo Lights – 5:30pm-9:30pm – Houston Zoo
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-10:00pm – Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Trail of Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Dewberry Farms
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Constellation Field
Galaxy Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Space Center Houston
Rockets vs Nets – 7:00pm – Toyota Center
SHEN YUN – 7:30pm – Jones Hall

Sunday, December 29, 2019:

Trains Over Texas – Houston Museum of Natural Science
Real Snow Day – 10:00am-6:00pm – Children’s Museum
Holiday in the Gardens – 10:00am-10:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
SHEN YUN – 1:00pm & 6:00pm – Jones Hall
The Nutcracker –2:00pm & 7:30pm – Wortham Theater
A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas – 2:30pm – Alley Theatre
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Santa’s Wonderland – 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Zoo Lights – 5:30pm-9:30pm – Houston Zoo
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Trail of Lights – 4:00pm-9:00pm – Dewberry Farms
Galaxy Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Space Center Houston

Monday, December 30, 2019:

Trains Over Texas – Houston Museum of Natural Science
Holiday in the Gardens – 10:00am-10:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-11:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend – 5:30pm-9:00pm – Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Zoo Lights – 5:30pm-9:30pm – Houston Zoo
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Galaxy Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Space Center Houston
Santa’s Wonderland – 6:00pm-11:00pm – College Station
SHEN YUN – 7:30pm – Jones Hall

Tuesday, December 31, 2019:

Sharkey’s New Year’s Eve Celebration – Downtown Aquarium
Trains Over Texas – Houston Museum of Natural Science
High Noon Countdown – 9:30am-3:30pm – The Woodlands Children’s Museum
Rockin’ New Year’s Noon – 10:00am-3:00pm – Children’s Museum of Houston
Holiday in the Gardens – 10:00am-10:00pm – Moody Gardens
ICE – 11:00am-7:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
SHEN YUN – 1:00pm – Jones Hall
New Year’s Eve Family Celebration –1:00pm – 10:30pm – Kemah Boardwalk
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Zoo Lights – 5:30pm-9:30pm – Houston Zoo
Rockets vs Nuggets – 6:00pm – Toyota Center
Sugar Land Holiday Lights and Fireworks! – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Galaxy Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Space Center Houston
First Day Campfire and First Day Night Hike – 11:00pm-1:00am – Lake Livingston State Park

Wednesday, January 1, 2020:

Trains Over Texas – Houston Museum of Natural Science 
Holiday in the Gardens – 10:00am-10:00pm – Moody Gardens
First Day Dog Walk – 10:30am – Sheldon Lake State Park
ICE – 1:00pm-7:00pm – ICE at Discovery Green
SHEN YUN – 1:00pm – Jones Hall
Magical Winter Lights – 5:00pm-11:00pm – Gulf Greyhound Park
Zoo Lights – 5:30pm-9:30pm – Houston Zoo
Sugar Land Holiday Lights – 6:00pm-9:00pm – Constellation Field
Galaxy Lights – 6:00pm-10:00pm – Space Center Houston

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