‘Twas the month before Christmas, when all through CITYCENTRE, the people are buzzing with holiday cheer! From shopping to fine dining, seasonal movies and events galore, they have everything you need this holiday season. You won’t want to miss the most wonderful time of year at CITYCENTRE, here are 5 reasons why:
1. Glisten Holiday Lighting
CITYCENTRE is ready to Glisten for the holidays. On Saturday, November 17 from 12 – 9 PM, you’re invited to share in the fun of the district’s annual holiday lighting in the plaza presented by Sewell Cadillac and Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus! Stop by the plaza to play in the snow, donate unwrapped toys for the patients at Texas Children’s Hospital in exchange for a complimentary photo with Santa and a chance to win a jewelry set from Kendra Scott, get your face painted by the experts at Sephora, and sing-along to rocking holiday music with the Houston Show Choir until 5 PM. Sewell Cadillac will start serving complimentary hot cocoa and apple cider at 4 PM to keep you warm throughout the evening. Beginning at 6 PM, a DJ set will set the stage for the evening festivities, including an exciting ice carving demonstration performed by Reverend Butter at 7 PM. The countdown will begin at 8 PM, watch along as CITYCENTRE turns bright with holiday spirit.
2. Noon Year’s Eve and New Year’s Eve Fireworks
CITYCENTRE and Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus will be welcoming the new year early in the plaza on Monday, December 31 from 11 AM – 1 PM with a family-friendly Noon Year’s Eve celebration; dance and sing-along with a DJ and cap the noon hour off with bubbles! Enjoy face painting, a balloon and caricature artist, and capture the fun with Lucky Shots’ magic mirror photo booth.
Need a place to be when the clock strikes midnight? Look no further than CITYCENTRE. The evening excitement begins at 9:30 PM with live music in the plaza from 5-piece, variety dance band A Sure Thing, followed by a countdown to 2019, capped off with confetti in the plaza and a 60-second, rooftop fireworks show.
The Red Oak Ballroom at Norris Conference Center will host its annual party from 9 PM – 2 AM featuring a top DJ and bottle service. Don’t delay in locking in your spot at the west side’s premier spot, Monnalisa. Enjoy postcard views of CITYCENTRE, live music, a midnight-balloon drop and champagne toast. Access the fun by booking one of two overnight packages at Hotel Sorella that include stylish accommodations
for two, two tickets to the party and sparkling wine on your day of arrival. Start 2019 off right at CITYCENTRE.
3. One Stop Holiday Shopping
Check off everything on your Christmas list at CITYCENTRE. With over 400,000 square feet of retail space, including 21 gift shopping destinations, 24 diverse dining options, and an endless amount of fun experiences, you’re sure to find something for the whole family. Make your wish list, stuff your stockings, and find everything you need for underneath the tree at CITYCENTRE!
4. Celebrate the Holidays
Planning a holiday soirée? Let CITYCENTRE be your venue! Hotel Sorella and Norris Conference Centers offer turn-key event planning, perfect for a large gathering. Celebrate with a tight-knit group at restaurants like The Capital Grille, Eddie V’s, International Smoke, Seasons 52 and Yard House.
5. Snap Family and Group Photos
Let CITYCENTRE be your backdrop this holiday season. Snap your holiday photos with family and friends amongst gorgeous, twinkling lights in the plaza or underneath the Santa Hat archway in between The Capital Grille and Seasons 52. Tag @citycentrehou in your photos to spread holiday cheer! Be sure to follow @citycentrehou on Instagram for all updates and be on the lookout for a photo contest later this month, where the winner will receive a prize from Hotel Sorella. Make this holiday season one to remember at CITYCENTRE.
For more information, visit citycentrehouston.com.