Winter Funderland in Katy and Houston 2017

The very merriest Christmas and holiday happenings in and around Katy! 

Grab the family and head out to these winter-inspired activities that will have you in the mistletoe spirit in no time. From trails to lights to holiday classics, you’re sure to find some snow-covered joy.

 

KATY MAGAZINE | December 2017 
 

By Janelle Williams 

 

CHRISTMAS IN THE PARK

George Ranch Historical Park

Dec 2, 9, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, & 23

$10 adults

$5 children

9am -5pm

 

Enjoy a journey back in time and experience Christmas from the 1830’s-1930’s.  Houses will be decorated to display what life was like in Fort Bend back then.  Stories with Santa and Cattle Demos will be held through out the day!  There are additional actives offered each weekend for an extra charge. Click for details.

 

ZOO LIGHTS

Houston Zoo

Through January 18

$11.95-$19.95

 

The Houston Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland with more than two million lights. Sip hot chocolate as you stroll through the beautiful Houston Zoo grounds and take in the sights and sounds of the season. Fifteen miles of earth-friendly LED lighting illuminate our ancient oak trees and decorate the paths to light your way. Closed December 14, 24 & 25.  Click for details.

 

MAGICAL WINTER LIGHTS
Gulf Greyhound Park

Through January 2

$13 -$21 (Children under 4 are free)

 

Take a trip around the world without leaving Houston at this truly whimsical light extravaganza and lantern festival. Themed light displays like "The Lone Star State", "Mystical Forest", "Santa's Village" and "Landmarks of the World" will delight the whole family. They also have carnival rides and games, Dino-land, and much more. Click for details. 

 

 

 

 

KATY OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS

Historic Katy

December 2, 10 am -5pm

Free

 

Come to Old Town Katy for day full of Holiday fun.  Vendors, Beer Tent, Food Trucks, Santa, and a Snow Park.  Guareented to be fun for the whole family.  Snow arrives at 11 am at Ave C & 2nd Street. Pictures with Santa will be $5, located at the tree.  No Label Brewery will be providing beer at the Beer Tent. Click for details.

 

NUTCRACKER BALLET by Connolly Dance Arts

Performed at Morton Ranch High School Theater 

December 3, 3 PM 

 

Some of the area's top dancers perform the beloved classic at Morton Ranch High School. Beautiful costumes, dancing, and music is a site to behold!  Click for details 

 

CHRISTMAS MAGIC TRAIL OF LIGHTS

Dewberry Farm

December 7-10, 15-23, 26-30

4-11 PM

Price starts at $19.95, purchase tickets on line

 

Enjoy a fun evening at the country with Lights and tinsel!  Fun games and activities for the whole family.  And of course, pictures with Santa and yummy cookies! Click for details

 

KATY YOUTH CHOIR PERFORMANCE

St Peters United Methodist Church

December 4, 6:30 PM

$7, purchased on line

 

Enjoy an evening of Holiday music from the talented youth in the Katy area. Local youth help brighten your holiday spirit with a variety of classics and new songs. Click for details.

 

THE BEST CHRISTMAS PAGEANT EVER  

Katy Visual Arts Theater

December 15-16, various times

$10

 

Come watch community children perform in the hilarious Christmas Classic.  A couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant, is faced with casting the Herdman kids - probably the most inventively awful kids in history. You won't believe the mayhem - and fun - when the Herman's collide with the Christmas story head on! Click for details.   

 

BREAKFAST WITH MR. & MRS. CLAUS

The Brookwood Community 

 

December 9,  9-10:30 AM  

$8.95, children and $15.95 for adults. 

 

Enjoy a delicious breakfast with scrambled eggs bar, french toast, sausage, fried potatoes and more, and get a photo with Mr. & Mrs. Claus. Click for details

 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Movie Night 

Central Green in LaCenterra 

Dusk

December 9

 

Free movie at Central Green in LaCenterra.  Bring a chair or blanket to enjoy the movie at dusk. Click for details.

 

MENORAH LIGHTING

Central Green at LaCenterra

December 14, 6:30-7:30

 

Come to the Central Green to be a Family Menorah lighting.  Music and Crafts will be available for the kids. Click for details. 

 

CHRISTMAS WITH THE COPS 

Fulshear Police Department Parking Lot

December 20, 6:30 PM

 

For some old fashioned family fun, bring your chairs, blankets and watch "The Polar Express" on the 20 foot big screen with the Fulshear Police and the Fulshear-Simonton Fire Department. There will be a police car, police hummer, police motorcycle and a firetruck on display for the kids. Treats, hot cocoa, popcorn and fun for all. 

 

 

DR. SUESS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Movie Night 

Central Green at LaCenterra

December 23, Dusk

Free Movie Night at Central Green at LaCenterra

 

Enjoy the classic Dr. Suess story of How the Grinch Stole Christmas with the whole family on the lawn.  Bring your chairs and blankets, sit back and watch Woo-Ville win the heart of the Grinch. Click for details. 

 

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