Keep your holiday safe and fun, with our top Christmas events for your Family in Texas 2020!
It’s undoubtedly the most wonderful time of the year in Texas. A wintry combo of holiday cheer and excitement comes to the Lone Star State, with outdoor ice-skating rinks, festive pop-up markets, classic holiday films under the stars, and family fun aplenty. Mark your calendar for some of these events for Christmas in Texas, 2020!
Houston Family Christmas Events 2020
If you are still looking for that perfect Christmas tree, head out to Dewberry Farms. With limited dates left to ‘pick your own tree’, you need to book your visit NOW! Over 1 million lights, sparkles, candles, elves, trees and wreaths will dazzle Dewberry farms and a Christmas Trail of Lights drive is going to be memorable for the whole family.
TXU Energy is bringing Houston Zoo lights with earth friendly LED lighting and a magnificent 125 foot long Infinity Tunnel of Light and more.
Kids of all ages can now visit Santa with complete distancing protocol, through a magical holographic snow globe contained in a giant wrapped gift located outdoors in the plaza of Sugar Land Town Square.
Recreate the best time of your lives at the giant ice slide with Holiday in the Gardens at Moody Gardens. You and your family can experience the annual Sugar Land Holiday Lights with over three million lights and enjoy food and drink from a variety of vendors. Don’t forget your mask!
The Space Center is holding an indoor and open-air Galaxy Lights family Christmas event through January 3rd. Its going to be intriguing for all with a 200-foot LED light tunnel, indoor meteor shower, and a kinetic light show.
Dallas Christmas Family Events 2020
Visit the Dallas Arboretum, all-in-one stop, holiday shop for all things festive. The beautiful holiday at the Arboretum runs till the 31st of December 2020. Another fun filled family Christmas event in Dallas, Texas is the Pauline and Austin Neuhauff family Christmas village. The European inspired Christmas market is also open through the end of the year.
The Dallas zoo is turning it up a notch to celebrate the holidays. The Zoo lights are open on fixed nights till the 3rd of January 2021. There are photo opportunities, hot chocolate to enjoy and plenty of carols to get into the Christmas spirit.
The American girl store at the Dallas Galleria is hosting several different Christmas events this year. Make sure to register early and these events often sell out. Participate with your family in cookie decorating, cookie house and gingerbread decorating or even tea with craft activities.
Don’t miss out on the Galleria’s indoor ice-skating rink or the chance to meet Missile toes, the ice skating Santa.
With eight lanes of snow-covered hills and unlimited rides all day long, you can go tubing in real snow at the Gaylord Texan. Walkthrough 50,000 square foot outdoor light display or even a snowball target practice. For only 21.99 dollars for an all-day tubing pass, this Dallas Christmas event is too good to skip!
Enjoy dozens of special holiday themed activities, thrill rides and coasters at Six Flags. Scream on top of your lungs sliding down a hill covered in real snow, and marvel at the lighting spectaculars. Book your passes here.
San Antonio Xmas Events 2020
Experience Christmas family events on a whole different level at the Natural Bridge Caverns. The Christmas Caverns feature a brand-new swanky Trail of Lights through the Texas Hill Country. Stroll through lights, hear the sounds of Christmas music, take to the night sky on Twisted Trails, & have story time with Santa.
SeaWorld San Antonio is decking out the halls for its annual Christmas Celebration from Nov. 21 through Jan. 3 for an extraordinary holiday event. This wintery, wonderland features shows, holiday lights, festive foods, Santa Claus and more! The park is going to be one of the largest Christmas light displays in Texas!
Experience holiday tranquility of the River Walk strolling the lush banks guided along with more than 2000 luminarias at the Ford Fiesta De Las Luminarias. View the Luminarias under the glow of lights, listen to the Ford Holiday Boat Caroling from River Walk restaurant while dining or sipping on a drink from a patio.
Sisters Grimm Ghost Tours calls you on an excursion of the “Most Haunted Hotel in Texas” for an evening filled with frights and delights! A 2.5-hour trip in one of the most haunted hotels of America, Menger Hotel begins with a 90-minute visit inside the hotel and ends with a 3 course dinner. Don’t forget your cameras here!
Austin Family Christmas Events
Looking to grab some authentic, beautiful local and regional goods before its too late? Hit The Blue Genie Art Bazaar till December 24th, and experience the true traditional Austin holiday tradition. Over 200 artists present their goods for the festive crowd. Keeping in mind the unprecedent current situations, you can even choose to peruse and shop the whole collection online!
Guests are now, for the fist time ever, permitted to roam through the Texas Arboretum Luminations event on foot, meandering through the illuminated oaks of Fortlandia. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center will be designed by local architects, designers, and artists. The show runs till January 3rd.
Keeping in tune with the safety precautions, Mozart’s has a COVID-19 cautious Christmas Light Show planned this year. They have a prior reservation- only system, so there is enough space for visitors to be safely. Reserve a table here at Mozart’s Coffee for a one-hour time slot and enjoy live music, snacks, and pastries and more.
Another exciting family Christmas event in Austin, Texas is the Downtown Holiday Stroll happening at Congress Avenue, between Ninth Street & 11th Street. The month-long celebration runs till the end of the year with family activities, holiday shopping, lights and appearances by Mr. Santa and Mrs. Claus.