Thanksgiving in Houston 2022

Find events for Thanksgiving 2022 across the Houston area.  We will have a full calendar of things to do across the nation, including Thanksgiving Eve parties, Black Friday alternatives and family friendly activities for Thanksgiving Weekend.

2022 Events

Frostival at the Rink at Discovery Green - Houston, TX - Nov 12, 2021
Ice skating, demonstration of chainsaw ice carving, live music, and more at Discovery Green

The ICE at Discovery Green - Houston, TX - Nov 12 to Jan 30, 2022
Following Frostival opening day, enjoy ice skating at Discovery Green through January.

Holiday in the Gardens at Moody Gardens - Galveston, TX - Nov 20 to Jan 2, 2022

Thanksgiving with Santa at the Children’s Museum of Houston - Houston, TX - Nov 24, 2021
Selfies with Santa – Kick off the holiday season. Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s time to get jolly. Celebrate the season and make it nice with the man of the hour, Santa Claus! This is your chance to tell him how nice you’ve been this year. Dress for the occasion and don’t forget your smile!

H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade - Houston, TX - Nov 25, 2021
The 72nd Annual H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 9 a.m. Located in the heart of downtown Houston, this event is one of the oldest Thanksgiving Day parades in the country. Each year, several hundred thousand Houstonians line the streets to cheer on participants. The parade will traverse over 20 city blocks and will feature elaborate floats, colorful marching bands, high-flying balloons and other uniquely Houston entries.

Houston Turkey Trot - Houston, TX - Nov 25, 2021
The BakerRipley Houston Turkey Trot is an annual event that supports the mission of BakerRipley, a nonprofit that has served this region for 114 years. 10K, 5K and 1 mile fun run

Pearland Turkey Trot - Pearland, TX - Nov 25, 2021
The course starts and ends in Pearland’s Independence Park. Enjoy the beautiful scenic route as you tackle the 6 Mile, 4 Mile, 1 Mile, or Kids K event!

L3 Turkey Day 5K & Wishbone 1K - Kingwood, TX - Nov 25, 2021
7th Annual Thanksgiving morning L3 Turkey Day 5k & Kids Wishbone 1K to celebrate a community in support of finding a cure for pediatric cancer

Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting - Houston, TX - Nov 25, 2021
The holiday season will officially begin with the illumination of Uptown’s 300 custom, 20-ft. holiday trees along Post Oak Boulevard from the West Loop to Richmond Avenue. This FREE family event features festive holiday shopping and treats, unique street entertainment and the sights and sounds of the holiday season, along with a special appearance from Santa. Following the ceremonial lighting of Uptown’s holiday trees, the evening will culminate with a dazzling light show followed by an exhilarating fireworks extravaganza.

Flea at Silver Street: Black Friday Weekend - Houston, TX - Nov 26 to Nov 28, 2021

The Nutcracker with the Houston Ballet - Houston, TX - Nov 26 to Dec 24, 2021
Bring the family back to the theater to share the joy of Clara’s magical journey to the Kingdom of Sweets this holiday season! Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker is a grand spectacle of opulence and one of the most splendid versions of this holiday classic ever staged. With hundreds of roles and a myriad of exquisite details that will leave you discovering something new in every performance, Welch’s The Nutcracker is a positively joyous treat for ballet lovers of all ages. Rejoice in the return of this time-honored tradition!

Dickens on the Strand - Galveston, TX - Dec 3 to Dec 5, 2021
Held the first weekend in December, the annual festival is a holiday tradition with great family programming, live entertainment, special events, and more.

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