Houston-area holiday lights displays you don’t want to miss this 2021 season

Magical Winter Lights in 2016 (Ana Gonzalez/KPRC)

HOUSTON – The holidays are almost here!

Here are some light displays to check out in Houston:

Dasher’s Lightshow

Nov. 5 - Jan. 2

Deck The Trees

Nov. 19 - Jan. 3

Alley Theatre "Deck the Trees" captured on Nov. 17, 2021 for promotional use. (Alley Theatre)

Holiday in the Gardens

Nov. 20 - Jan. 2

Gingerbread Village at City Place

Come experience City Place’s second annual Gingerbread Village where a trail of giant candy canes, lollipops, gumdrops, gingerbread men, and cookie trees, lead to a 16-foot high house and 12-foot tall windmill.

Gingerbread Village is free to visit, there are no reservations or invitations. Security will be at the Gingerbread Village during open hours. All ages are welcome, including dogs.

Gingerbread Village is located at 1250 Lake Plaza Dr, Spring, TX 77389.

Light Scape

Nov. 20 - Jan. 2

Mayor’s Holiday Spectacular

Dec. 4

Magical Winter Lights

Nov. 19 - Jan. 2

Magical Winter Lights in 2016 (Ana Gonzalez/KPRC)

Nite of Lites

Dec. 11 - Jan. 2

Nite of Lites 2020, captured Nov. 17, 2021 for promotional use. (Prestonwood Forest Online)

River Oaks Christmas Lights

Nov. 25 - Dec. 26

Space Center Houston Galaxy Lights

Nov. 3 - Jan. 2

Sugar Land Holiday Lights

Nov. 19 - Jan 9

Texas Winter Lights

Nov. 11 - Jan 3.

The Light Park

Nov. 5 - Jan. 2

TXU Energy presents Zoo Lights

Nov. 15 - Jan. 9

Uptown Holiday Lighting

Nov. 25

Here are some other light displays in Texas that you may consider traveling to go see:

Enchant Christmas

Dallas, Texas

Nov. 26 - Jan. 2

Holiday Lights on the River Walk

San Antonio, Texas

Nov. 12 - Feb. 14

Santa’s Wonderland

College Station

Nov. 12 - Dec. 30

Starbright Village

Odessa, Texas

Dec. 2 - Jan. 2

Trail of Lights

Austin, Texas

Dec. 9 - 23


About the Authors:

A graduate of the University of Houston-Downtown, Ana moved to H-Town from sunny southern California in 2015. In 2020, she joined the KPRC 2 digital team as an intern. Ana is a self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur, a catmom of 2, and an aquarium enthusiast. In her spare time, she's an avid video gamer and loves to travel.