'Tis the season! Whether you're looking for an impromptu family-van-style drive through a beautifully decorated neighborhood, or a Christmas celebration at one of Houston's many festive events, we've got you covered! Read on for some of the best ways to see the lights of the Bayou City.
Prestonwood Forest - Annual Nite of of Lights - Beginning the second weekend of December, this Champions neighborhood is the home of friendly Christmas decorating competitions between neighbors, resulting in entire streets of Christmas cheer!
River Oaks - Why not see the lights in this gorgeous neighborhood via your own private horse-drawn carriage?
Spring Shadows - Quincannon Lane is "Houston famous" for its amazing lights displays!
Cleveland Christmas Ranch - For 35 years, this amazing property located just North of Houston has been draped in hundreds of thousands of lights. It was even featured on ABC's "Christmas Light Fight"! Open from 6 pm - 10 pm daily until New Year's. Don't miss visits from Santa as well!
Christmas Katy - Located off I-10 and Pin Oak, this home has been celebrating the season with a fantastic synchronized lights display for 16 years! Open seven days a week, just park and tune your radio to 89.9 FM, sit back and enjoy the show!
Miracle in Houston - With locations in Midtown and the Heights, this "immersive Christmas cocktail pop-up" will infuse you with Christmas cheer thanks to over-the-top decorations and handcrafted cocktails in fun holiday glassware!
Winter Wonderlawn at Post - Post is one of Downtown's most eclectic destinations for food, culture and entertainment. Just for the Christmas season, its five-acre rooftop park has been transformed with hundreds of thousands of lights and a 25-foot Christmas tree, all completely free!
Lightscape at Houston Botanic Garden - Lightscape is an immersive holiday lights and music event set to popular seasonal tunes that runs throughout the gardens. Open from Thanksgiving to New Year's!
Christmas Village at Bayou Bend - The Museum of Fine Arts has created an amazing holiday experience at the Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Featuring thousands of lights throughout the 14-acre estate, a jaunt through the Bayou Bend Christmas Village will fill your heart with Christmas cheer!