Winter Wonders of The Woodlands

What to Do and When to Do It

Nickole Kerner Bobley

Nov 13, 2018

We are heading into that special time of the year when The Woodlands transforms itself into a winter wonderland and residents get that joyful feeling of local event wanderlust. Here is a quick rundown of some favorite hometown Holiday festivities to mark on the calendar!

Market Street’s Musical and Lights Christmas Tree

Starting November 15thwatch the 70-foot tall Christmas Tree and its surrounding synchronized twinkle lights dance to holiday music every hour on the half hour from 5:30-9:30pm.

36thAnnual Lighting of the Doves Festival

On November 17thfrom 3-9pm enjoy snow play, holiday musical performances, children’s activities, Santa’s special arrival on The Woodlands Waterway and fireworks in Town Green Park.

Ice Rink

From November 17thto January 21stenjoy The Woodlands Ice Rink daily from 3-11pm and then take a walk to admire the colorful storybook lights display that wraps around the corner.

The Enchanted Forest

With evening performances running from November 29ththrough January 6th, this interactive theatrical performance is a multi-sensory light, dance and theatre installation which will transform the Glade Cultural Center into a winter forest. Tickets available at

Winter Wonderland

Come out to Creekside Park Village Green on Saturday, December 8 from 1-5pm for fun holiday activities for your family, including a visit from Santa and live reindeer. 

Grand Chanukah Celebration

On December 2ndfrom 4-7pm Market Street will host a Grand Chanukah celebration in Central Park presented by Chabad of The Woodlands.  

Visit and for more details and ideas for other holiday events and activities.