Looking for ways to keep your kids busy this weekend with family-friendly fun? No worries! We’ve got you covered with all the things to do in Houston!
With some much H-Town enjoyment to be had, it’s tough to find the best fit for your time, money and family. So, Houston Moms has done all the heavy lifting and created a weekend full of fun at a glance!
December 2 | 9 am – 9 pm | FREE
Pearland is getting ready for the Christmas season with a robust gift market, live entertainment, a tree lighting ceremony and fireworks! H-E-B will even be in attendance, creating a Winter Wonderland for kids to enjoy!
December 2 – 4 | Times Vary
$20 Adults, $14 Children (7-12), FREE for Youth (6 & Under)
Historic Strand District in Galveston
Travel back in time to the 19th-century Victorian London to enjoy the works of Charles Dickens! This street festival displays beautiful sights and sounds that take over several streets in Galveston.
December 2 – 4 | 10 am – 6 pm on Fri/Sat; 11 am – 4 pm on Sun
Fort Bend County Fairgrounds
A perfect way to spend the weekend! Three days of holiday shopping with 0ver 100 vendors who sell beautiful and unique gifts! Shop local and enjoy this awesome event!
December 3 – 4 | 12 – 5 pm
Two days of Christmas fun at Levy Park… you definitely don’t want to miss this! The holiday market, crafts station and live music performances will be sure to put you in the holiday spirit.
December 3 | 8 – 10 am | $39.95+
Addicks Park & Ride
The biggest holiday 5k and the most beloved comic/ cartoon team up for the Charles Brown Christmas 5k! Start off with the Snoopy Kids Dash for Kids 12 and under, followed by a festive 5k! Get your Peanuts fisher medal, participant bib and t-shirt to rush on into the holidays!
December 3 | 5pm | FREE
Houston City Hall
Mayor Sylvester Turner and Reliant welcome you to City Hall to start of the holiday season with live music, a beautiful Christmas tree, fireworks and a visit from Santa!
December 3 | 11 – 2 pm
FREE; Registration Required
Asia Society Texas Center
This incredible event, geared toward kids ages 6 and up, lets families embark on an adventure involving Yōkai, mysterious creatures from Japanese folklore and enjoy family-friendly yōkai-themed anime films! Feel free to wear a costume and join in on the fun!
December 3 | 10 am – 2 pm
Gateway Classic Cars
Check out incredible classic cars while getting into the holiday spirit! There will be plenty of vendors to help finish up your holiday shopping and games and activities for children! In the spirit of being charitable, donate new, unwrapped toys to help Santa makes special deliveries to local families and hospitals!
December 3 | 10 am – 5 pm | FREE
Historic Downtown Katy
This Katy tradition will bring warmth to your heart and Christmas cheer to all! Enjoy food trucks, shopping carriage rides and loads of family fun!
December 4 | 11 am – 2 pm | $5
Kelsey-Seybold Berthelsen Main Campus
Houston Moms’ incredible holiday event is back for another year! Come enjoy fun and games, cookies and stories at this annual event! And don’t forget to have your camera ready for Christmas card worthy photos with Santa!
December 4 | 11 am – 4 pm
$45 per Decorating Kit
The SpindleTap Brewery is hosting its 7th annual Gingerbread House Decorating Party with great brews, fantastic bites and festive fun!