Yuletide Is Gonna Get You

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 20-22

Christmas is here, so you might as well get on board!

12/20/2019 By Dianna Wray

Happy Hungry-Days

5 Options For Christmas Eve, Christmas Day Dining

Yes, you can still book tables. Yes, you can still get tamales.

12/20/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Gift Guide 2019

20 (Locally Available!) Holiday Gifts You'll Be Tempted to Keep For Yourself

Calling all last-minute shoppers.

12/17/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Smiling's My Favorite!

Elf: The Musical Brings Christmas Cheer at TUTS

This festive musical delivers the holiday goodies.

12/16/2019 By Doni Wilson

No Coal In Sight

11 Stocking Stuffers Too Good to Pass Up

All under $20.

12/16/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Holiday Spirit

Twerking Santa Is Waiting for You at This Bar

Get to Johnny's Gold Brick for this fun holiday pop-up.

12/13/2019 By Lauro Rojas

Cool Yule Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Dec. 13-15

Seasonal faves, festive shows—there are tons of ways to get into the holiday spirit this weekend.

12/13/2019 By Dianna Wray

Reserve Your Seat

HGO's El Milagro del Recuerdo Delivers the Goods

The world premiere of this Christmas mariachi opera is not to be missed.

12/12/2019 By Michael Clark

Santa! I Know Him!

Behind the Curtain at Elf—The Musical

Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital spreads Christmas cheer.

12/11/2019 With Marianna Corcoran

Hold Onto Your Walnuts

Here's How Y'all Sleighed Slayed the Nutcracker Market This Year

Merchandise sales from more than 107,000 shoppers exceeded $20.4 million at this year's 39th annual holiday shopping bonanza.

12/09/2019 By Josh Davis

Feliz Navidad

HGO's Christmas Opera Celebrates the Yuletide in Mexico

El Milagro del Recuerdo, a prequel to the hit mariachi opera, recalls the past.

12/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

Can't Scrooge This Up

The Alley's A Christmas Carol Is a Family Affair for the Cratchits

Actors playing the family of Scrooge's beleaguered clerk have their own kids in the show.

12/09/2019 By Holly Beretto

The Filth Elder Speaks

John Waters Brings His (Filthier, Merrier) Christmas Show Back to Houston

The Pope of Trash talks Santa, The Joker, and how he's always up to stuff a turkey.

12/09/2019 By Trent Lira

Preview

Opera in the Heights Offers a Beloved Story for the Christmas Season

Amahl and the Night Visitors get a visit from the Magi.

12/06/2019 By Holly Beretto

Of Christmas and Chaos

Main Street Theater's Best Christmas Pageant Ever Gets the Spirit of the Season

This youth production channels the joy and craziness of the most wonderful time of the year.

12/05/2019 By Holly Beretto

A Sugarplum of a Show

Houston Ballet’s ​The Nutcracker​ Is Just As Enchanting As Ever

This is Stanton Welch’s Christmas gift to Houston.

12/04/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Hotline Bling

No Reservations About the Alley’s Fully Committed

This one-man show set in the world of an exclusive restaurant is just what you need for the holidays.

12/04/2019 By Doni Wilson

Santaaaaaaaa!

Buddy Comes to Hobby Center with TUTS’ Elf: The Musical

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear.

12/01/2019 By Chris Gray

Ice House

On a Christmas Tree Farm, a Tiny House with Big Charm

Holiday Acres in Manvel makes for a festive weekend getaway.

12/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Thanksgiving Edition

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Nov. 28-Dec. 1

Holiday lights, festive shows, and all kinds of perfectly good reasons to leave your house post-turkey.

11/28/2019 By Dianna Wray