Snap a photo with Santa at Sugar Land Town Square.  

The holiday season is upon us and what better way to spend it than with family in the “Sweetest City in Texas”? Check out our ultimate guide for a family-friendly Christmas in Sugar Land! 

Jingle All The Way To Sugar Land Town Square  

What makes Sugar Land so sweet is its diverse and strong-knit community. This holiday season, stop by Sugar Land Town Square to check out a fantastic lineup of free musical events and performances that are sure to get you into the holiday spirit. 

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All events offer free admission and parking

Date and Time   


November 27

1 - 5 p.m.

Photos with Santa

December 2 

5 - 8 p.m.

City of Sugar Land Christmas Tree Lighting

December 3 

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Boho Holiday Market

December 3

11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Skate the Square

December 3

7- 8 p.m.

Fort Bend Christian Academy Christmas Concert

December 4

1 - 5 p.m.

Photos with Santa

December 9

6:30 - 8 p.m.

Holidays in the Plaza featuring Travis High School Orchestra

December 10 

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.           

Holiday Dance Showcase

December 10

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Movie Under the Moon: Home Alone

December 11

1 - 5 p.m.

Photos with Santa

December 15

10-  11 a.m.

Children's Music Class in the Park with Vivaldi Academy

December 16

6 - 7:30 p.m.

Movie Under the Moon: Nutcracker with Live Symphony

December 17

7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Soulful Christmas Concert featuring

Sienna Ranch Baptist Church

December 18

1 - 5 p.m.

Photos with Santa

December 18

4 - 6 p.m.

Menorah Lighting

December 23

7 - 8:30 p.m.

Movie Under the Moon: Christmas Vacation

Pet Photos with Santa

Date: Dec. 12

Time: 4:00 p.m.-7 p.m.

Let your fur kids and grand pups join in on the holiday fun with photos with Santa! Get the family together to strike a pose with the Big Guy to capture paw-fect holiday moments!

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Santa Claus smiling and waving

Photos with Santa

Date: Nov. 17 - Dec. 24

Walk-ups are welcomed, and reservations are encouraged. Book now!

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12 Days of Sweetness Giveaways

'Tis the season to be jolly! Visit Sugar Land is celebrating this joyful season by hosting 12 Days of Sweetness giveaways to explore Sugar Land's top attractions. Sign up for our giveaways kicking off December 11 through December 22 for your chance to soak up and experience the magical sweetness of Sugar Land. 

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Smart Financial Centre 

Celebrate the season by experiencing magical holiday productions at Sugar Land’s state-of-the-art entertainment venue.  

Preshow, take a stroll through Sugar Land Town Square and grab tasty bites at Jupiter Pizza and Waffles Co. and sit on the patio while enjoying a gourmet pizza. If it’s date night, then add Vino and Vinyl Supper Club to your list and get ready to tempt your tastebuds with their lobster truffle mac and cheese dinner with your choice of wine. Cap off your night with one of the seasonal treats in our dessert and coffee shops in the city.

NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet  

Date: Dec. 28  at 7 p.m. 

Begin a new holiday tradition in Sugar Land, by attending the Nutcracker! Magical Christmas Ballet show at the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. Fall in love with its world-class dancers, acrobats, and dramatic storytelling. This is truly an extraordinary production that brings back the tradition of joy and magic that families have enjoyed for many years.   

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A Magical Cirque Christmas  

Date: Dec. 29 at 7:30 p.m. 

Don't miss A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS, a comedic, musical and magic-filled holiday experience that makes a perfect date night, fun family adventure and group outing. 

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Constellation Field


Sugar Land Holiday Lights  

Dates: Nov. 18 - Jan 1. Various Times 

Celebrate the season in the most magical way at the 9th  Annual Sugar Land Holiday Lights at Constellation Field. This sparkling wonderland features more than 3 million lights and numerous themed displays. In addition to this festival of lights, you can also get some holiday shopping, enjoy great food and meet Santa! 

New Year's Eve at Sugar Land Holiday Lights promises a night of lights and fireworks where you can also opt-in to attend their New Year's Eve Ball at the Regions Bank Club complete with DJ, buffet dinner, cash bar and more!

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Regional Attractions

stargazing at George Observatory

Saturday Stargazing at the George Observatory

Dates: Dec. 3, 10, 17

Time: 7 p.m. | 8 p.m. | 9 p.m. 

Join the George Observatory for real-time camera feeds from the telescopes, interactions with astronomers and a laser tour of the night sky. Bring your own telescope or binoculars for personal viewing, with experts on hand to guide you. Advance ticket purchase is required, as tickets will not be available for purchase onsite. In the event of overcast skies, tours and talks by our experts are still available. Visit Brazos Bend State Park's website to purchase a separate park entrance reservation.
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