Dec 2- 18
Pucker up – Mistletoe on the Go! – Texas’ biggest mistletoe ball is coming back to downtown Houston. Featuring a 150-inch ball of kiss-inducing greenery hanging from a 15-foot giant candy cane, this will be the city’s must-see attraction this season! Passersby are invited to stand under the massive ball and kiss—just because! Be sure to share your smooches using the hashtag “#XOmistletoe.” The massive mistletoe will be located in two of at downtown’s hippest park destinations. For weekly Mistletoe on the Go! specials and discounts, visit downtownhouston.org or Facebook.com/VisitDowntownHouston
10 am - 6 pm
DesignCraft is AIGA Houston’s 4th annual outdoor market featuring the work of local artists, crafters, creatives and more. The one-day event allows Houstonians to discover local, well-designed and crafted goods in their city, and gives vendors an opportunity to sell their work. Featuring demonstrations by local artisans and live music by Mikey & the Drags and The Caldwell.
6 pm - 9 pm
Wear your tacky sweater for a fun, festive photo op under the mistletoe! The stakes are high for Blanket Bingo benefiting Buffalo Bayou Partnership. Bring your blanket, lawn chairs or snag one of the tables at the park for a night of music and great prizes. $10 admission includes one Bingo packet (approx. 10 games). Additional games and daubers can be purchased for $1 each. Bingo starts at 7 pm.
5:30 pm - 10 pm
Before the movie join us for a less-scary version of Christmas Karaoke. Alamo’s XMAS Pops Sing-Along is a compilation of the greatest and most ridiculous holiday hits so you can sing falsetto with the Peanuts gang, jam to Wham’s “Last Christmas” and dance along with Justin Bieber. We'll have trivia, videoke, and so, so much more. Then, enjoy a free movie on the lawn at Market Square as Dr. Seuss's holiday classic comes to life in the Ron Howard and Jim Carrey version (2000). And don’t miss the chance to give back by bringing unwrapped toys to the park, benefiting Houston’s The Marine Toys For Tots Foundation. Toys will be accepted starting at . Free. Sing-along begins at , movie begins at .