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Last Minute Gift Cards from Favor Delivery

Friday, December 20, 2019
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Daily until Sunday, December 22, 2019

If you can’t pin down the perfect gift for your friends or loved ones, then consider the versatile Favor gift card that makes delivering anything in Houston easy. To purchase a Favor gift card, go to favordelivery.com/gift-cards or tap “Give a Gift Card” in the app. Choose a design, desired amount ($10 minimum, $500 maximum), and your

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10:00 am

100% Chance of Show at Children’s Museum of Houston

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 29, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 12:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 6 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 4:00
Children’s Museum of Houston,
1500 Binz Street
Houston, TX 77004 United States
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Unwrap the holiday magic and bring the whole family to experience 100% Chance of Snow at Children's Museum of Houston. Enjoy a winter wonderland and walk through colorful lights, meet your favorite winter characters, play with both indoor and outdoor real snow, and more this holiday season. This event is happening now through Sunday, January

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10:30 am
$16

Main Street Theater for Youth presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at MATCH

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 10:30 am to 1:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, November 24, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday that begins at 2019-12-20 10:30 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 3 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 1:30
MATCH – Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston,
3400 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Main Street Theater for Youth presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at MATCH in Midtown. The Herdman kids are the most horrible children imaginable. They are disrespectful, they lie, they even smoke cigars. When they show up at church one Sunday and decide to participate in the annual Christmas pageant, everyone is worried. But when the

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5:00 pm
Free

Blizzard Bash at Cross Creek Ranch

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Cross Creek Ranch,
6450 Cross Creek Bend Lane
Fulshear, TX 77441 United States
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Bring out the whole family for Blizzard Bash, a fun snow day featuring 55,000 lbs of snow at Cross Creek Ranch. Other festivities will include a petting zoo, bounce houses, food trucks, a DJ, and a special live performance by District Dance Company. Mr. and Mrs. Claus also pay a visit for arts and crafts

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6:00 pm
Free

Downtown Lasers & Lights at Historic Downtown Galveston

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 22, 2019
Galveston’s Historic Downtown Strand District,
2300 Strand Street
Galveston, TX 77550 United States
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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. Highlights at Saengerfest Park include a 30-feet-tall Christmas tree and a giant snow globe for visitors to enjoy on weekends. In addition, lights will be hung

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$10

Hometown Holidays & Trail of Lights at Silver Sycamore

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 22, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that begins at 2019-12-20 06:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 10:00
Silver Sycamore,
5111 Pine Street
Pasadena, TX 77503 United States
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The beautiful, old west grounds of Silver Sycamore welcome its first-ever Hometown Holidays & Trail of Lights celebration in Pasadena. The week-long lights festival will feature more than 100,000 lights, an 18-foot Christmas tree, Santa Claus, live music, shopping, holiday food and more. All proceeds go to Time to Level the Playing Field, to help them

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$19.95

Galaxy Lights at Space Center Houston

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday, December 22, 2019
Space Center Houston,
1601 NASA Parkway
Houston, TX 77048 United States
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Embark on a festive adventure and start a new Space City Center holiday tradition at Galaxy Lights. Experience a high-tech kinetic light show, catch the original film Holidays in Space, snap a stellar selfie in their earth photo station, and more. This attraction is open through Sunday, January 5, 2020. Admission Tickets are $19.95 and

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6:30 pm
$53

Cirque Joyeux Dinner and Show at Moody Gardens

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 6:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Monday, December 30, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 6:30
Moody Gardens,
1 Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77554 United States
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Let the family-friendly Cirque Joyeux entertain and delight you with all new cirque stars at Moody Gardens Hotel Spa & Convention Center. This original holiday spectacular is fun for the entire family and features a stellar cast of international cirque and variety performers from all corners of the world. Your ticket also includes admission to

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7:00 pm
$45

Love & Make’s Candle Making Workshop in Rice Village

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday and Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 22, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 04:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 7:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 04:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 7:00
Love & Make DIY Workshop in Rice Village,
6136 Village Parkway
Houston, TX 77005 United States
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Join Love & Make for an interactive soy wax candle-making workshop. Instructors will teach you the fundamentals of candle-making from start to finish in a fun, laid-back environment. Experience the joy of designing your very own, signature candle fragrance. BYOB encouraged. Click here for more information on Love & Make DIY Workshops or to book a

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$48

Martin Burniston’s 29th Annual Christmas Singalong at McGonigel’s Mucky Duck

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Saturday, December 21, 2019
McGonigel’s Mucky Duck,
2425 Norfolk Street
Houston, TX 77098 United States
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Now in its 29th year, Martin Burniston hosts this weekend event that invites patrons to join in on a holiday singalong at McGonigel's Mucky Duck. Shows are at 7pm, with a Kid's Show on Saturday at 2pm. Admission Tickets are $48 online; $50 at the door. Tickets for the Kid's Show on Saturday are $15

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$15

Funfetti Friday at The Ice at Discovery Green

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Friday, January 31, 2020
The Ice at Discovery Green,
1500 McKinney Street
Houston, TX 77010 United States
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Bring your friends and family for Funfetti Fridays on The Ice at Discovery Green with lively music by DJ Mohawk Steve and a light show. About The Ice at Discovery Green At 7,716 square feet, The Ice at Discovery Green clocks in as the largest outdoor skating rink in the Southwest. Made from water recycled from the

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7:30 pm
$27

Houston Ballet presents The Nutcracker at Wortham Theater Center

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 29, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 7:30,
and Once on Wednesday, December 11, 2019,
and Once on Wednesday, December 18, 2019,
and Once on Tuesday, December 17, 2019,
and Once on Friday, November 29, 2019,
and Once on Monday, December 23, 2019
Wortham Theater Center,
501 Texas Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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For the 2019 holiday season, Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch’s opulent, annual production of The Nutcracker. In this traditional holiday tale, Clara and Drosselmeyer travel together to the Land of the Sweets where the Sugar Plum Fairy is reunited with her Nutcracker prince and discovers a world of magic. The Nutcracker features the entire company

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$23

Main Street Theater presents The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 22, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday that begins at 2019-12-20 07:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 7:30,
and Once on Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Main Street Theater in Rice Village,
540 Times Boulevard
Houston, TX 7005 United States
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Main Street Theater presents The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley at its theater in Rice Village. Regency romance is back for the holidays with Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon’s The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley—a companion piece to the duo’s Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley—both continuations of Jane Austen’s popular novel, Pride and Prejudice. Ages 8 and

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$34

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas at Alley Theatre

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 29, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that begins at 2019-12-20 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 7:30
The Alley Theatre,
615 Texas Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Houston’s seasonal favorite, A Christmas Carol – A Ghost Story of Christmas, returns to the Alley Theatre. The family-friendly re-telling of Charles Dickens’ classic story follows Ebenezer Scrooge’s journey with the three ghostly spirits who visit him on Christmas Eve. A Christmas Carol instills a powerful message about redemption and the spirit of the holiday season. Admission Tickets

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$47

Fully Committed at the Alley Theatre

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 29, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 7:30
The Alley Theatre,
615 Texas Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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The one-man comedy, Fully Committed, explores the harried life of Sam, who works the reservation’s line at one New York’s hottest restaurants. With all the chaos from demanding socialites and wannabes, not to mention his overly demanding boss, will he manage to make it home for the holidays? Admission Tickets start at $47. Click here

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$31

A Beatles Holiday Cabaret at the Music Box Theater

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 7:30 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Saturday, December 28, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 02:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 7:30,
and Once on Thursday, December 19, 2019
The Music Box Theater,
2623 Colquitt
Houston , TX 77098 United States
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The Music Box Theater's A Beatles Holiday Cabaret has become an annual holiday tradition, celebrating the holidays and the biggest band of all time. In a performance that pays homage to both the Beatles and the holidays, look for classic and contemporary Christmas songs, along with tunes by the Fab Four, all presented in Music

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8:00 pm
$40

TUTS presents Elf: The Musical at Hobby Center

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 22, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 07:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 8:00
Hobby Center for the Performing Arts,
800 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) presents the holiday crowd-pleasing musical Elf: The Musical at the Hobby Center. The modern day Christmas classic returns to Houston in an all-new production. Based on the cherished 2003 movie starring Will Ferrell, Elf: The Musical, tells the story of Buddy, a human accidentally transported to the North Pole as a

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$26

Houston Symphony presents Handel’s Messiah at Jones Hall

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 22, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 8:00
Jones Hall for the Performing Arts,
615 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Hear the ever-exuberant choruses of songs like “Hallelujah” and “Worthy is the Lamb that was slain” in Handel’s Messiah, a powerful and timeless production performed by the Houston Symphony, chorus, and guest soloists at Jones Hall. Admission Tickets start at $26. Click here to purchase tickets or for more information. 

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$34

More Than Christmas at the Ensemble Theatre

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that begins at 2019-12-20 08:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 8:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 03:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 8:00
The Ensemble Theatre,
3535 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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More Than Christmas is the story of the Merry family, who gather for Christmas, only to discover there is more to unwrap than the presents under the tree. Look for a selection of music that includes holiday favorites and new songs sure to be on the must-play list. Admission Tickets start at $34. Click here

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$25

A.D. Players present Miracle on 34th Street at the George Theater

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 22, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Friday and Saturday that begins at 2019-12-20 08:00 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 8:00,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 8:00
The George Theater,
5420 Westheimer Road
Houston, TX 77056 United States
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A.D. Players present a stage version of the classic film at the George Theater in Uptown. At Christmastime in 1947 New York, an old man named Kris Kringle turns up at the famed Macy’s department store and gets a job as Santa Claus. When word gets out he thinks he’s the real Kris Kringle, he’s

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$26

Houston Symphony presents Handel’s Messiah at Jones Hall

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 8:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Sunday, December 22, 2019,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Sunday that begins at 2019-12-20 02:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2019-12-20 8:00
Jones Hall for the Performing Arts,
615 Louisiana Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Hear the ever-exuberant choruses of songs like “Hallelujah” and “Worthy is the Lamb that was slain” in Handel’s Messiah, a powerful and timeless production performed by the Houston Symphony, chorus, and guest soloists at Jones Hall. Admission Tickets start at $26. Click here to purchase tickets or for more information. 

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$22

Jack Ingram: Acoustic Holiday Tour at The Heights Theater

Friday, December 20, 2019 | 8:00 pm
The Heights Theater,
339 West 19th Street
Houston, TX 70008 United States
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Sing along to songs like “Barefoot and Crazy” and “Measure of a Man” when country music singer Jack Ingram performs live at The Heights Theater. Admission Tickets start at $22. Click here to purchase tickets or for more information. 

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