Texas' Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

From the Museum of East Texas Festival of Trees in Lufkin on December 7 to Santa at the Star in Frisco on December 24, there are plenty of exciting holiday events and festivals to attend this December in Texas. Celebrate the season with diverse events, including Museums, Sea Life Aquariums, Markets and more!

Museum of East Texas Festival of Trees, Lufkin, TX

December 7, 2023
The Museum of East Texas is hosting its annual Festival of Trees this holiday season! The museum will be transformed into a brightly colored forest with trees covered in festive holiday decorations. The community will come together to make this event a sparkling success. Don't miss out, bring the whole family to the Museum of East Texas!

Sea of Lights, Grapevine, TX

December 8, 2023 at 10:00am
Commemorate the Holidays under the Sea! Come to SEA LIFE Aquarium Grapevine on December 8 and explore the Sea of Lights! Enjoy unique activities and photo opportunities throughout the aquarium and find out if you've been naughty or nice from Scuba Diving Santa and his elf! Delight in the Winter Wonderland under the sea at this magical SEA LIFE tradition!

Hidalgo's Festival of Lights, Hidalgo, TX

December 8, 2023 at 6:00pm
Celebrate the holiday season at Payne Arena in Hidalgo, TX with the 32nd annual Hidalgo Festival of Lights for an unforgettable experience with your family and friends. Enjoy a two-mile illuminated trail drive thru and illuminated holiday maze as well as a Santa Express Train tour and Christmas performances. Capture magical moments with Santa and purchase all-you-can-ride Santa bands for the festival rides.

Christmas Gift Market, The Woodlands, TX

December 10, 2023 at 9:00am
This Christmas season, visit Town Green Park for a festive and free Gift Market. Shop from an impressive selection of gifts and enjoy an outdoor atmosphere while you search for presents. Make sure to bring the whole family and enjoy the day!

San Antonio Holiday Gift Market, San Antonio, TX

December 10, 2023 at 10:00am
Explore the bustling atmosphere of the San Antonio Holiday Gift Market at Hemisfair Park. Shop for special gifts from dozens of vendors ideal for your family, friends, and the oh-so-hard-to-pleaser. Enjoy music, snacks, beverages, and a jovial atmosphere of good fun and good times.

Christmas Belles, Conroe, TX

December 15, 2023
Come to Crighton Theater and enjoy the farcical Christmas show, Christmas Belles. Follow the Futrelle sisters as they navigate the holiday season with secrets, a surly Santa, a vengeful sheep and a reluctant Elvis impersonator. Get ready to laugh, cheer and cry at this hilarious show this December.

Rockport Fulton Market Days, Rockport, TX

December 15, 2023 at 9:00am
Rockport Fulton Market Days is a wonderful and festive event that takes place at the Festival Grounds at Rockport Harbor. With vendors offering a variety of goods, live entertainment, and food, this event is sure to keep patrons entertained. Don't miss this opportunity to join the festivities!

Old West Christmas Light Fest, Boerne, TX

December 17, 2023 at 5:30pm
Head to Enchanted Springs Ranch! Enjoy delicious food, sweet holiday melodies, and the classic treat of roasted s'mores. Take a stroll through the light tunnels and explore the children's light hay maze, or take an additional cost activity and ride the mechanical bull. Don't miss your chance to snap a photo with Santa! Old West Christmas Light Fest is a festive way to celebrate the season!

Corpus Christi Holiday Market, Corpus Christi, TX

December 20, 2023 at 5:00pm
Get ready for a festive event this December! The Art Center of Corpus Christi is hosting a holiday market for all artisans, crafters, and creatives. Get the chance to purchase gifts and decorations while also supporting local businesses. Don't miss out on this exciting holiday event!

Santa at the Star, Frisco, TX

December 24, 2023 at 10:00am
Come visit Santa Claus at The Star District in Frisco this holiday season! Bring your children for a magical photo opportunity in a custom Cowboys-themed cottage with a printed 5x7 photo and exclusive gift included. Save $5 when you book before December 9!

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