Plan Your Weekend: December 5 to 8, 2019

Christmas on Main Street in La Porte | Photo courtesy of City of La Porte

Find the perfect things to do in Houston this weekend with our Houston Weekend Guide for Thursday, December 5 to Sunday, December 8, 2019. 

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Dress up in Victorian garb for Galveston’s annual Dickensian festival; take care of gift-buying at a holiday market; watch a musical take on the popular holiday film, Elf; enjoy a performance by the Houston Ballet in their 50th annual Jubilee of Dance; play in the snow while noshing on vegan eats at a weekend festival and more.

Check below to find great things happening around Houston this weekend, from Thursday, December 5 to Sunday, December 8, 2019.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

  • Christmas on Main Street in La Porte | FREE Every year, the city of La Porte rings in the holiday season with music from La Porte Independent School District, an official lighting of the tree, pictures with Santa, themed vendors, and a huge ice skating rink at Christmas on Main Street. 5pm to 9pm.
  • First Thursday at Mid MainBrowse an art garden and market, listen to live music, and sip drinks from Deep Eddy Vodka and Saint Arnold Brewing Co during the monthly First Thursday celebration at Mid Main. Donations of $5 are suggested. 6pm.
  • Miracle on 34th Street Movie Screening at Discovery Green | FREE Bundle up and head to Discovery Green for a free, festive screening of the Christmastime classic, Miracle on 34th Street. 7pm to 10pm.
  • Holly Jolly Jingle at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion | FREE Enjoy a holiday concert by Conroe ISD students and orchestras during the annual Holly Jolly Jingle at Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion. Expect caroling, performances in the plaza and more. 7:30pm.
  • La Dispute in Concert at White Oak Music Hall Check out a live show by La Dispute, a post-hardcore rock band, who performs live at White Oak Music Hall. Expect to hear songs from their latest album, Panorama, along with opening acts Touche Amore and Empath. $25. 8pm.
  • Stacks at Axelrad | No Cover Hit Axelrad’s dance floor when the bar hosts an all-vinyl party featuring disco, funk, hip hop and more from local DJs, plus food trucks and vendors. 8pm.

Friday, December 6, 2019

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