In a city as large and diverse as Houston, entertainment is endless — and the month of December is no exception. Ameritex Movers has enjoyed over 15 years in the area. In that time, we’ve seen our fair share of local holiday traditions. Check out the top events in Houston this month that you won’t want to miss! You’ll see why December in Houston truly is the most wonderful time of the year.

Best Events Happening In Houston This Month

A Christmas Carol

Enjoy this timeless tale at the renowned Alley Theatre, where it is an annual Christmas tradition.
Showing through Dec. 30

Christmas Village At Bayou Bend

The Museum of Fine Arts Houston presents a festival at River Oaks, including:

  • Carolers
  • “Snowball” fights
  • A handcrafted model train
  • A trail of lights
  • Holiday tours of Ima Hogg’s historical mansion, complete with live actors and special effects

Dec. 15 – Jan. 6

Cookies With Santa

Join Santa for milk, cookies, and photos at the Children’s Museum of Houston.
Dec. 24 from 11 a.m. — 3 p.m.

Handel’s Messiah

Music lovers will delight in this yearly performance from the multi-talented Houston Symphony Chorus.
Dec. 14 — 17

Houston Ballet’s The Nutcracker

Be a part of this magical Houston tradition, hailed by critics as the most spectacular version around.
Now — Jan. 6

Ice Skating At Discovery Green

Outdoor skating at Discovery Green features recycled water, a children’s rink, and even wheelchair options.
Open through Jan. 21

Naughty Or Nice Ball

Head to Spire Nightclub for this yearly party tradition, featuring legendary DJ Party Favor.
Dec. 23 from 10 p.m. — 5 a.m.

Magical Winter Lights

Entering its third year, Magical Winter Lights takes place at the Gulf Greyhound Park.
You’ll see:

  • Seven themed sections
  • Acrobatic performances
  • Chinese arts and crafts
  • Character appearances
  • Amusement rides and games

Open through Jan. 2

Zoo Lights

Your whole family will love exploring the zoo at night. Grab some complimentary hot chocolate and see over 2 million lights!
Open through Jan. 14

Life in Houston

Choose one or several events in Houston this month to add to your holiday bucket list. And there’s plenty happening in the surrounding area, too — check out these holiday events in Katy. You may even make some of these festivities part of your Christmas traditions for years to come!

If you’re making Houston your home, schedule your move with Ameritex. We’re Houston’s most trusted local mover for a reason — we believe in keeping the moving process simple and stress-free.

Ready to schedule your Houston Area move? Call Ameritex at 713.484.6683.