Holiday Happenings

League City

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See the Nutcracker • Dance with Sugar Plum Fairy • Sword Fight with the Mouse King

Shop Boutiques & Markets • Watch the Tree Lighting • Visit the Historic District

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Sugar Plum Fairy Ballet Lessons

Ballet lessons with the Sugar Plum Fairy & Sword building with the Mouse King

Dec. 19 | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Historic League Park, 512 2nd St.


Kids ages 2–18

Nutcracker and Clara

The Nutcracker Ballet Live


Dec. 4–6, Dec. 11–13

Univ. of Houston – Clear Lake Campus

Girls Night Out Cookie Decorating Workshop


Hands on instruction in the art of cookie decorating at a workshop led by Cakes by Tia. Dinner catered by Red Oak Café.


Dec. 10 & 17 | 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Adelaide's Boutique, League City

Christmas Boat Lane Parade

Clear Lake Christmas Boat Lane Parade

Watch hundreds of boats decorated in dazzling lights make their way through Clear Lake out to Galveston Bay.

Dec. 12 | 6 p.m.

League Park Christmas

Happy Holiday Hoopla

Come out to beautiful League Park​ for some holly jolly family fun! Live music, craft vendors, an outdoor screening of Elf, an ugly sweater contest, and more.

Dec. 12 | 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Historic League Park, 512 2nd St.

League City Christmas Boutique Shopping

Boutique Shopping in League City's Historic District

Find one-of-a-kind gifts at League City's many charming boutiques.

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League City Shop Small Holiday Guide

Discover more than 50 unique gift items found at 23 locally-owned shops and boutiques in League City.

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Galaxy Lights at Space Center Houston

See the Space Center gleaming with lights, including a kinetic light show, interactive light pad, and dozens of other glittering displays throughout the museum.

Nov. 13–Jan. 3 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Jingle on the Boardwalk

Jingle on the Boardwalk at Kemah Boardwalk

Take pictures with Santa, enjoy live music & balloon art, visit Santa's workshop, and even meet the Grinch.

Weekend afternoons & evenings in December

Moody Gardens festival of lights

Moody Gardens Festival of Lights in Galveston

Enjoy a festive stroll featuring more than two million lights and lighted scenes themed to holiday music that take you around the Moody Gardens property with spectacular views of Galveston Bay. Enjoy concession areas, hot chocolate, fireside S'mores and more.

Nov. 21–Jan. 2 | 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Casino Royale

New Year's Eve Casino Royale at South Shore Harbour Resort

Ring in the new year with live music and entertainment, a delicious three-course dinner and champagne toast, photo station, balloon drop, prizes, cash bar, dancing, and more.

Dec. 31 | 7:30 p.m.