Nativity Nosh

A Typical English Christmas Dinner

It's not all Dickens and figgy pudding.

12/22/2016 By Victoria Haneveer

Chrismukkah Cheer

What Happens to Bakers When Hanukkah Starts on Christmas Eve?

We ask Three Brothers Bakery how they're dealing with the holiday rush.

12/21/2016 By Alice Levitt

Make Merry

Bayou Bend's Christmas Village Gets Into the Holiday Spirit

From carolers to faux snow, join in all the reindeer games this week.

12/19/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Holly Jolly

Best Restaurants for a Budget Christmas Dinner

Everyone else is talking about the prix-fixe. We know you just want good food.

12/19/2016 By Alice Levitt

'Tis the Season

Uber Offering Free Rides to Five Houston-Area Malls

Here's one less excuse to lose your cool this weekend.

12/16/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The Christmas Cookie Chronicles

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Peanut Butter Sandwiches

A holiday series devoted to your cookie exchange success.

12/09/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Winter Wonderland

Typhoon Texas Brings the North Pole to Houston with Winterfest

What's a waterpark to do in the winter? Transform itself into an ice paradise, of course.

12/09/2016 By Teresa Rodriguez

Dec 9–11

Top 5 Holiday Happenings This Weekend

While the weather outside is frightful, these musicals, concerts and events won't damper your holiday spirit.

12/07/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Get Out

Make It a Merry Weekend with the Heritage Society

A new Christmas package lets you take visit some of Houston's best holiday sites in one day.

12/07/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Christmas Cookie Chronicles

How to Make Coconut Cherry Jam Thumbprints

A holiday series devoted to your cookie exchange success.

12/06/2016 By Joanna O'Leary

Holly, Jolly H-Town Christmas

Your Christmas Tree Needs This Houston Ornament

The unexpected tale of how a Polish store in Chicago is creating H-Town holiday spirit.

11/29/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Cheap Flights

This Is the Best Time to Book Those Thanksgiving Tickets

Plus: the best weeks for saving big on Christmas and New Year's airfare, according to Skyscanner

10/17/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

I'll Be Home for Christmas (Not)

How to Survive the Holidays Away from Home

When you can't go home for the holidays, volunteer instead.

12/21/2015 By Kayla Stewart

A Very Veggie Christmas

Meatless Monday: Backstreet Cafe

This River Oaks mainstay offers vegetarian options every day—Christmas Eve is no different.

12/21/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry

Celebrate Out of the Box: Christmas Feasts

Dreaming of a white Christmas and a hassle-free holiday meal? Well we can help with the latter.

12/18/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Bright Lights, Big City

Christmas in New York? 4 Things to Do Other than Visit Rockefeller Center

Ice skating in Central Park and other insider tips for spending your Big Apple holiday in style.

12/16/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Hip Hip Huzzah!

Horse Head Holiday Huzzah!

A beloved local theater company is hosting its second annual Christmas party, and everyone's invited.

12/15/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Over the River and Through the Woods

These 4 Christmas Towns Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Yes, you really can visit the North Pole! No, not that North Pole.

12/11/2015 By Kayla Stewart

The First Marche Noel

How the French Stole Christmas

Or why right now is the best time of year to visit Alsace.

12/10/2015 By Bill Wiatrak

Winter Wonderland

Turn on the Bright Lights

A long holiday tradition in a revitalized neighborhood, home to some of Houston's best Christmas light-viewing.

11/29/2015 By Jeff Balke