Top 15 Houston Events & Festivals: December 2018

Zoo Lights | Photo courtesy of the Houston Zoo

Make the most of your month with our list of 15 favorite events and happenings in Houston during December 2018.

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‘Tis the season of endless holiday celebrations, concerts, markets and more, and with so much going on, it’s easy to get lost in the craziness. To help, we’ve rounded up the 15 events and festivals that top our list of things to do this month.

Admire dazzling Christmas decor at Lights in the Heights; see the legendary Elton John perform his farewell tour; chow down on a seasonal favorite in a tamale-eating contest; celebrate Chanukah with the annual menorah lighting at City Hall; enjoy a magical, Harry Potter-themed production and more at these can’t-miss events in Houston this December.

Events are not ranked, but are listed in chronological order throughout the month of December.

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