December is truly one of the most festive and awaited months of the year and if you’re in Sugar Land get ready to celebrate the season with an exciting calendar of events. 




Sugar Land Holiday Lights

Experience the magic of the season with the biggest holiday lights show in the city from November 19 through January 9 at Constellation Field. With over 3 million lights, 8 themed areas, a carnival hosting more than 12 rides, and countless food and shopping options. The attractions can be enjoyed by people of all ages and the dreamy décor will give you endless photo-ops for your ‘gram’s holiday aesthetic. Click here for more information.

For tickets and group discounts click here.


Sugar Land Town Square Happenings

 Holidays at Sugar Land Town Square

Christmas Tree Lighting is another way Sugar Land lights up for the holidays! Held at the Sugar Land Town Square, this year’s event is bigger and better with a Winter Wonderland theme! Perfect for families with little ones, the event features live ice sculpting, musical performances, and theatrical acts for you to enjoy while your kids play in the bounce houses, participate in crafts, write letters to Santa, or take pictures with strolling characters like Frosty the Snowman! Since the event is in Sugar Land Town Square, you will have plenty of nearby dining options as well as festive treats like caramel apples, hot chocolate, and s’mores by onsite vendors! Click here for more information. 

Christmas Tree Lighting Event Details:

The activities, food, and craft vendors will be open at 5 p.m. The lighting of the tree will take place at 7:45 p.m. and the event will conclude at 8 p.m. with a spectacular firework display!

Date: Friday, December 3

Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.



Travel Tip: Sweeten your weekend getaway with discounts on Sugar Land’s top experiences at the Sugar Packet Marketplace.



Display of various years and models of Corvettes

Car Culture Invitational is a curation of some of the hottest cars of various makes and models from all over the Houston area. This exhibition is perfect for car enthusiasts and is being held on Saturday, December 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. How about a tour of the display and breakfast at The Toasted Yolk Cafe or at any of our other top brunch spots in Sugar Land. Sounds like the perfect to kick off your weekend. Click here for more information


Smart Financial Centre Shows

The Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land has been ranked as the #1 Hottest Music Venues of Houston by the Houston Press and is packed with an amazing lineup of shows this month. In the spirit of the holiday season, you can enjoy the following:

A packed Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land hosts another top performance artist.

Bert Kreischer - The Berty Boy Tour Relapse

Renowned comedian, author, and podcast host, Bert Kreischer is known for his unique brand of comedy that features anecdotes about family and fatherhood. He has worked with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry like Mark Hamill, Kaley Cuoco, and Snoop Dogg and is finally coming to Sugar Land to make you laugh. Limited tickets available.

Date: Friday, December 3

Tickets start from $39



Karol G w/ special guest Feid  - Bichota Tour 

The "Ay Dio Mio," Colombian reggaeton and Latin trap artist Karol G is bringing her Bichota Tour to the "Sweetest City in Texas." 

Date: Wednesday, December 8

Tickets start from $49.95



Elf on a Shelf - The Christmas Musical is a spectacular theatrical production of music and dance that celebrates the splendor of the season. With an original story and dazzling sets and costumes, this show is the perfect way to bond with your family for a night filled with entertainment.

Date: Thursday, December 9

Tickets start from only $29!



Pentatonix Evergreen Christmas Tour is a three-time Grammy Award-winning group with over 10 million albums sold worldwide. This five-member a capella group with its unique rhythm and style is popularly known for its holiday music which makes them perfect for this season! For more information, click here

Date: Tuesday, December 21

Tickets start from $39!


New Year’s Comedy Laugh Fest

Top off the year with a star-studded comedic lineup. Featuring the very talented Bruce Bruce, D.L. Hughley, Eddie Griffin, Nephew Tommy, Earthquake - the end of the year couldn’t be better.

Date: Friday, December 31

Tickets start from $59



Special Events at Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center

When the holiday season rolls around, Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center invites you to unwrap the holiday magic, spread the joy, and bring your family and friends to an exciting holiday experience that includes special events all month long!

Santa Claus with one of his elves in front of a Christmas Tree

Princess Party

Hear ye!  Hear ye!  Princesses and princes of the land of Bayous are cordially invited to gather for a royal event at the magical, extraordinary, castle-like edifice that is Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center. Princesses Ariel, Cinderella, and Moana – three princesses! – will grace us with their presence.

Date: Saturday, December 4

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.



InTempo Dance presents The Nutcracker

Battle the Mouse King and of course, dance through the land of the Sugarplum Fairy in InTempo Dance Ensemble’s inspired version of The Nutcracker.  Step into the reverie of little Clara in an unforgettable holiday tale and enter a magical wonderland of toy soldiers, a blizzard of snowflakes, and a kaleidoscope of imaginative dancers.

Date: Saturday, December 11

Time: 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.



Santa's Jolly Visit

The man in red invites you to Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center before his big departure! Join the holiday countdown with Santa Claus before he embarks on his annual journey around the world! Make sure you’re on the right list and that he checks it twice before it’s too late!  P.S. Don’t forget your own wish list!

Date: Friday, December 24

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.



Please note that these are only a few of the many events happening in Sugar Land. If you’re up for more fun, check out our entire calendar of events here!


Holiday Giveaways

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12 Days of Sweetness

Join in on the fun with Visit Sugar Land's 12 Days of Sweetness giveaways. Win a chance to experience Sugar Land's top attractions and live events from December 9 through December 20 and discover the magical sweetness of Sugar Land. Learn more about the giveaways and how you can participate here.

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