Awesome Things To Do in Houston in December with Kids

Head to Santa's Wonderland near Houston this December. Photo courtesy of Santa's Wonderland, Peppermint Park at College Station.
Head to Santa's Wonderland near Houston this December. Photo courtesy of Santa's Wonderland, Peppermint Park at College Station.

Christmas lights and holiday activities are back this December, and that's just the beginning of things to do in Houston this month. It really is the most wonderful time of the year! This month has a host of amazing Santa brunches happening all over the city, a variety of Nutcracker performances that range from the traditional Nutcracker Ballet to performances that have a modern twist like Houston's Urban Nutcracker, and kid-friendly New Year's celebrations like Noon Year's Eve at CityCentre. Let's embrace all of the amazing festivities this month and make it a December to remember.

Find more top December fun in our list of 50 free Christmas events and holiday fun, get your picture taken and see the man in red at one of these Santa events, and get in on the best holiday and Christmas events in Houston for families.

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

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Little Gnomes Garden Club at Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library
Baldwin Boettcher Branch Library at Mercer Park - 9:30 AM Pick
Science Madness at TWCM
The Woodlands Children's Museum - 10:00 AM Pick
Wildlife Wednesdays at Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center
Jesse H. Jones Park and Nature Center - 10:00 AM Pick
Kidpendence Week at CMH
Children's Museum of Houston - 10:00 AM Pick
Kidpendence Day WonderWeek at FBCDC
Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center - 10:00 AM Pick
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