Hear the sounds of the season at our favorite Christmas and holiday performances across Houston throughout December 2018.
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While you wait to unwrap the presents beneath the tree, the holiday season gets into full swing with a bevy of local and international talent bringing their Christmas and winter performances to Houston.
Christmas & Holiday Concerts in Houston 2018
- Pentatonix in Concert: The Christmas is Here! Tour at Smart Financial Centre | Monday, November 26 – The three-time Grammy-winning a cappella group tours through Houston with a special Christmas-themed performance. Tickets range from $39.50 to $149.50, but you may find better or cheaper seats using the TicketNetwork online marketplace. 8pm.
- Holly Jolly Jingle at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion in The Woodlands | Thursday, November 29 | FREE – Get ready for the holiday season with a night of Christmas caroling and holiday performances by local students at this free event in The Woodlands. 6pm.
- Home for the Holidays: Carolyn Wonderland, Marcia Ball & Shelley King at The Heights Theater | Sunday, December 2 – It’s holiday time in the Heights as a trio of Texas musicians unite for an evening of seasonal songs, featuring Carolyn Wonderland, Marcia Ball, and Shelley King. Tickets range from $24 to $36. 8pm.
- Martina McBride: The Joy of Christmas Tour at Smart Financial Centre | Saturday, December 8 – One of country music’s greatest female vocalists, Martina McBride celebrates Christmas time with a performance of favorites from her two Christmas albums, including the forthcoming It’s The Holiday Season. She performs alongside a symphony orchestra for a night of unforgettable holiday music. Tickets range from $39.75 to $79.75. 8pm.
- The Brian Setzer Orchestra’s Christmas Rocks! Tour at Jones Hall | Wednesday, December 12 – Jump, jive, and jingle bells as the crowd-pleasing, rocking big band sounds of The Brian Setzer Orchestra tackle the holidays for the fifteenth year. SPA presents Tickets range from $35 to $65, but limited, discounted premium seats are available, starting at $33.75. 7:30pm.
- Saxophonist Chris Mitchell’s White Christmas Concert at Hyatt Regency Houston | Friday, December 14 – The Houston native and accomplished saxophonist, Christ Mitchell, brings a contemporary take on a host of holiday tunes, including his passionate playing on “Have Yourself a Merry Christmas” from his forthcoming holiday album, White Christmas. Tickets are $30 with a limited number of discounted $15 tickets available. 8pm.
- The Roadshow Christmas Tour with Matthew West, Matt Maher, Building 429 & More at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, December 16 – This Christmas event gathers several Christian artists to celebrate the holiday in Sugar Land. Tickets range from $27.25 to $178.75. 6pm.
- PMT Pop-Up Holiday Cabaret at The Continental Club | Sunday, December 16 – Pitch Me This Productions puts on a holiday show this season with the help of Houston-area singers and the PMT Band, working through a contemporary setlist of family-friendly music at the Holiday Cabaret. Tickets are $25 with a limited number of discounted $12.50 tickets available. 8pm.
- Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s The Ghosts of Christmas Eve at Toyota Center | Friday, December 21 – The internationally-renown rock group continues their annual winter tradition with “The Ghosts of Christmas Eve Tour”, featuring an extravagant performance of contemporary takes on Christmas classics. Tickets range from $48.50 to $79.50, but you may find cheaper or better seats on the TicketNetwork online marketplace. Performances at 3:30pm and 8pm.
- Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis: Holiday Shindig at The Heights Theater | Sunday, December 23 – The husband-and-wife duo of Americana singer-songwriters hosts their Holiday Shindig in the Heights, featuring a full band performance of songs from their Christmas album, Happy Holidays. Tickets range from $22 to $184. 7pm.
- Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at Smart Financial Centre | Sunday, December 30 – Led by Chip Davis, the Grammy-winning Mannheim Steamroller blends classical music with elements of new age and rock to produce a signature sound beloved by fans around the globe. This Sugar Land show features a slew of Christmas classics, sprinkled with selected tracks from the Fresh Aire series that originally introduced the group to the U.S. Tickets range from $55 to $85. 7:30pm.
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