Holly Jolly

The Mayor’s Holiday Spectacular Is Heading to a Screen Near You

The annual City of Houston tradition, now in its 101st year, will stream on December 5 and 18.

11/20/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Feeling Festive

Texas Resorts Roll out the Fun with Holiday Packages

Heated waterparks, snow tubing, and more yuletide perks.

11/20/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Bah Humbug

Galveston's Dickens on the Strand Cancelled for 2020

The annual Victorian-themed holiday festival will return to the island in 2021.

11/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Merry and Bright

Moody Gardens’ Holiday in the Gardens is Back to Light Up Your Holiday Season

The Galveston tourist destination’s annual Christmas event kicks off this weekend and runs all the way through January 2.

11/19/2020 By Raven Wuebker

Fah who foraze! Dah who doraze!

Tap into Your Inner Seuss at the All New Hou-Ville Christmas Village

The Houston spin on "How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’s" Whoville will be bringing holiday cheer all December long.

11/19/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Whole Watt O’ Lights

New Houston-area Drive-Thrus are Here to Light up Your Holidays

Both The Light Park in Spring and Rudolph’s Lightshow in Hockley feature displays with more than a million Christmas lights.

11/11/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Bright Beginnings 

Finding the Light in Darkness: Diwali during Covid-19

Houstonians reflect on celebrating the Indian Festival of Lights amid the pandemic.

11/10/2020 By Aarohi Sheth

Hit the Lights

Where to Celebrate Diwali with Feasts and Treats in Houston

The Indian festival of lights will be marked by restaurants across the city.

11/04/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Rink Regulations

Ice Skating Returns to Discovery Green This November

The Ice reopens with social-distancing for the holiday season.

10/27/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

No "Bah Humbugs" Here

Alley Takes Its Annual Production of A Christmas Carol Online

The company will also be transforming the George R. Brown Convention Center into a winter wonderland for Deck the Trees.

10/26/2020 By Emma Schkloven

Close to Home

Here's What Galveston Has Cooked Up for the Holidays

Events still abound this November through January—is a day trip in order?

10/21/2020 Photography by Gwendolyn Knapp

It's Gonna Be Lit

Yeah, We're Still in a Pandemic, but Come November There'll Also Be Zoo Lights

The Houston Zoo's annual display of colorful holiday cheer kicks off November 14 and runs through the beginning of January.

10/16/2020 By Emma Schkloven

It’s spooky season

10 Ghoulishly Delightful Decorations You Need This Halloween

Shop ghostly decor from local Etsy shops.

10/01/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Eid Mubarak

Celebrate Eid al-Fitr with Two Weeks of Virtual Programs

Beginning May 18, Asia Society Texas will share daily online events to celebrate the end of Ramadan.

05/15/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

A time of reflection

How Are People Planning to Celebrate the Holidays This Month?

Religious leaders across Houston discuss how Coronavirus has impacted Passover, Easter, and Ramadan.

04/03/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Party Ready

Upgrade Your Holiday Looks with Inspiration From These Houston Bloggers

When you need more party outfits but your wallet is feeling the strain, have no fear: You can still be stylish on a budget.

12/23/2019 By Paola Kustra

The Brightest HOU

7 Vibrant Gifts for the Color-Fanatic in Your Life

Add stretch belts, scarves, and succulent planters to your shopping list.

12/19/2019 By Layne Lynch

Winter Wardrobe

Here Are the Ugly Holiday Sweaters You Need This Year

So bad they're good; so good you might just wear them all year long.

12/18/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Party People

Sloan/Hall Celebrates 25 Years and a New Downtown Location

The beloved boutique's annual holiday party took place last week in its new downtown digs inside the C. Baldwin Hotel.

12/18/2019 By Abby Ledoux

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