With events nearly every weekend this holiday season, your calendar will be filled with plenty of holly jolly fun!

Hometown Holiday 2021

League City

League City Christmas
Holiday in the Park
Christmas League Park

See the Nutcracker • Dance with Sugar Plum Fairy • Enjoy Holiday Parades
Shop Boutiques & Markets • Watch the Tree Lighting • Visit the Historic District

Holiday Events

Hometown Holiday Shopping Pass


Why not win prizes while you shop? Find one-of-a-kind gifts at League City's charming boutiques, and get your shopping pass stamped from participating shops. Get at least 10 stamps, and you have a chance to win a fabulous gift basket or gift card prize.

Drawings begin Dec. 6 | Dec. 20 last day to enter

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Gingerbread House at South Shore Harbour


For a family photo that’s oh-so-sweet, stop by South Shore Harbour and take a pic in front of the enormous gingerbread house, which will be unveiled November 18. It’s made with nearly 400 pounds of gingerbread and adorned with elaborate confectionary details.

November 18–January 1

South Shore Harbour Resort

Sugar Plum Fairy Breakfast

Breakfast with the Sugar Plum Fairy


Dine and watch a live preview of Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre’s production of The Nutcracker, mingle with costumed characters, and shop at the Nutcracker Boutique. To make the experience even more memorable, stay at South Shore Harbour the evening before and enjoy Dinner with Clara and a Slumber Party with the Sugar Plum Fairy!

November 20

South Shore Harbour Resort


Nutcracker in the Park

Nutcracker in the Park is the Ultimate Shop Small Saturday Experience and the perfect way to usher in the holiday season with family and friends. Enjoy a  full day of shopping from local vendors, family-friendly activities, ballet lessons and crafts with Nutcracker ballet characters, food, and more all in the heart of League City's gorgeous Historic District.

November 27 

League Park, 512 2nd St.


Holiday Photoscape


A festive holiday photoscape will be set up in League Park, perfect for your Christmas card photos, or simply to remember this holiday season.

November 27–December 31

League Park, 512 2nd St.

Christmas Tree Lighting

Moved to
Sunday, Nov. 28

due to inclement weather

Holiday Tree Lighting


Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, a free League City 2021 commemorative ornament, and music as we usher in the start of the holiday season together.

November 28 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

League Park, 512 2nd St.

Grand Night Parade

Holiday in the Park


Come out to beautiful League Park​ for a weekend of festive family fun! Live music, craft vendors, a children's parade, the Grand Night Parade (the largest holiday parade in Galveston County), and more are in store for this annual League City tradition.

December 3–5

League Park, 512 2nd St.

Nutcracker and Clara

The Nutcracker Ballet Live


Attend a mesmerizing performance of the holiday favorite, The Nutcracker, presented by Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre. Evening and matinee performances will be held each weekend. 

December 3–5, December 10–12

Bayou Theater at Univ. Houston–Clear Lake

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Walkabout & Airing of the Quilts


Stroll the beautiful streets of the League City Historic District during the Airing of the Quilts, enjoy the holiday decorations, and have a sweet treat along the way.

December 11 at 10 a.m. & noon

League City Historic District

Old League City Christmas


Immerse yourself in the historic charm of Old League City and celebrate the holidays with the airing of the quilts, vintage vehicles (12/11 only), porch parties, and historic demonstrations.

December 11 & 12 at 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

League City Historic District

Christmas Boat Lane Parade

Clear Lake Christmas Boat Parade


A Clear Lake tradition for 60 years, this lighted boat parade travels from Clear Lake to Galveston Bay. Boaters go all out to compete for prizes, so you can expect an extravagant show. Read more about this Clear Lake tradition here.

December 11 at 6 p.m.

From Clear Lake to Galveston Bay

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Breakfast with Santa



South Shore Harbour Resort is hosting Jolly Old St. Nick for breakfast on three weekends in December. Enjoy South Shore's famous breakfast buffet and get a photo with the Big Guy himself before he leaves for his annual trek delivering toys throughout the world. Call 281-334-1000, ext 2028 for reservations.

December 4, 11, and 18 • 9 to 11 a.m.

South Shore Harbour Resort

Unmask the Night: New Year's Eve Celebration

Ring in the New Year with live music and entertainment, a delicious three-course dinner, dancing, balloon drop, champagne toast, and more. Discounted room rates available. Call 281-334-1000, ext. 2037 for reservations.

December 31 at 7 p.m.

South Shore Harbour Resort