Get a Nightlife: December 11 to 15, 2019

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Find the can’t-miss events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife Guide for Wednesday, December 11 to Sunday, December 15, 2019.

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The only thing we have to fear is the fear of missing out itself.

Fear no more, we’ve got you covered with our in-the-know list of art, music, and nightlife events happening around Houston, from Wednesday through Sunday.

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  • Downtown Lasers & Lights at Historic Downtown Galveston | Friday to Sunday | FREE – Galveston’s historic downtown district hosts Downtown Lasers & Lights, an event featuring new laser shows, a magical display of lights and other holiday-themed attractions in Saengerfest Park and beyond. 6pm to 10pm each day.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Thursday, December 12, 2019

  • Craft Asylum at Texas Art Asylum | FREE – Bring out anything your working on whether it be drawings, knitting, collages, or something else for Texas Art Asylum’s Craft Asylum evening. This event is BYOB and light snacks will be provided. 6pm.
  • Conception Art Show: Holiday Edition at SpindleTap Brewery Head to SpindleTap Brewery to enjoy the pop-up Conception Art Show: Holiday Edition featuring works by 35 local artists, a DJ, a complimentary appetizer hour, and a cash bar. 6pm to 9pm.
  • Let’s Get Elf’d Up at Eureka Heights Brewing Co Bid farewell to 2019 with yoga, holiday cheer, and seasonal beer as Yoga & Hops joins Eureka Heights for a themed soiree at the brewery. They’ll offer vinyasa-based classes open to all skill levels, plus a free beer token with the purchase of a yoga class. Tickets start at $20. 7pm.
  • Bayou City Funk in Concert at Last Concert Cafe | No Cover – Get down to a groovy show from Bayou City Funk, who brings their blend of deep funk, soul, and jazz to the stage of Last Concert Cafe. 8pm.

Friday, December 13, 2019

Saturday, December 14, 2019

  • Heights Mercantile Holiday Market in The Heights | No Cover – Heights Mercantile hosts its annual family- and pet-friendly outdoor Holiday Market, featuring local artists and vendors along the promenade and sidewalks of Heights Mercantile. Shop for your loved ones or simply indulge yourself. 10am to 5pm.
  • 12 Bars of Xmas Crawl in Midtown Spread your holiday cheer throughout Midtown’s hottest bars at this Christmas-themed pub crawl, with stops including Electric FeelGood, Dogwood, Jack & Ginger’s, Pub Fiction and more. Tickets for early birds are $15. 4pm to 10pm.
  • Horchata Art & Maker Free Holiday Market at Insomnia Gallery | No Cover – Enjoy this holiday indoor and outdoor market featuring tons of vendors, multiple food trucks, and of course, boozy horchata, in the East End neighborhood. 5pm to 10pm.
  • Lights in the Heights in the Woodlands Heights | FREE – Bask in the Christmas spirit and take in the beautifully decorated homes of the Woodland Heights while enjoying holiday musical performers on front porches. 6pm to 9pm.
  • National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Movie Screening at City Acre Brewing Co. | No Cover – Enjoy a screening of the classic National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, along with a Christmas photo booth, a fire pit with s’mores, holiday drink specials like hot cocoa and mulled wine and a Griswold family Christmas-themed dinner menu. 7pm to 9pm.
  • KiKi Maroon’s Ho Ho Ho-liday Burlesque Show at Warehouse Live The Ho Ho Ho-liday Show is the Burlesque Varie-tease show with a Christmas twist. Expect reindeer showgirls, naughty elves, sexy show queens, and even a Nutcracker or two. Enjoy the show, have a spiked eggnog, get a picture with Santa and his sexy elves, then shop the Holiday Market to pick up some of the coolest gifts around. Tickets range from $25 to $75. 8pm.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Photo courtesy of Little Woodrow’s Rice Village

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