Houston's Thanksgiving Day Parade returns in 2021! Photo courtesy of Special Events, City of Houston, Facebook
Houston's Thanksgiving Day Parade returns in 2021! Photo courtesy of Special Events, City of Houston, Facebook

Best Things To Do in Houston in November with Kids

November brings plenty of things to do, as Houston gears up for holidays from Veterans Day to Thanksgiving and full steam ahead to Christmas. 

The City of Houston sees the return of two big events for November this year: The annual Veterans Day Celebration and the famed Thanksgiving Day Parade, and we could not be more excited to attend both of these events in person this year. It's also time to get your dollars ready, because The Houston Ballet's Nutcracker Market is back at NRG for four days of jam-packed holiday shopping. Also on deck is a trip to Santa's Wonderland, because it is officially time to start getting in the holiday spirit. Hot chocolate, train rides, snow sledding, and Santa! A trip to College Station to visit Santa's Wonderland is a holiday must. 

Find more top November fun in our Fall Activities bucket list, our Top Pumpkin Patches list, and our Fall Fun and Harvest Guide

We’re adding more events to our family activity calendar every day, so don’t forget to check it frequently.  

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