Get into the Spirit of the Season at these Holiday Events in Huntsville

Holiday Events in Huntsville, TX

The holidays are upon us and the best way to spend them is with friends and family. Here at Wiesner of Huntsville, we love heading out on the town to attend the local festivities. Here are a few holiday events in Huntsville that are sure to get you into the spirit of the season.

Gingerbread Decoration Contest and Awards Reception

Get out your frosting, candy canes, and gumdrops for this festive occasion at the Wynne Home Arts Center. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 28th, you can stop by the center to create your gingerbread masterpiece. The awards reception is the following Friday (Nov. 30) from 6 to 8 p.m. Along with the awards being announced, there will also be a kids activity station for creating paper snowflakes.

Huntsville Christmas Fair

Mark your calendar for December 1st for the 7th annual Downtown Christmas Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The fair will feature a train ride, real snow, a variety of vendors, and photo ops with Santa Claus. To give you an idea of what to expect, last year’s event included bounce houses, Christmas Karaoke, cookie decorating, face painting, henna tattoos, and much more. There is no cost to enter the fair, but some of the events may require a small fee.

A Christmas Carol

To celebrate the 175-year anniversary of the Charles Dickens classic, “A Christmas Carol,” the Old Town Theatre is producing an original play based on the novel. Tickets for the family-friendly play can be purchased online or at the theatre’s box office, starting at $12 for children under age 12 and $20 for adults. (Additional discounts available.) Showtimes for the production are Dec. 7-8 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 9 at 2 p.m.

Whether you’re volunteering at a local food pantry or attending a heartwarming play, we at Wiesner of Huntsville hope you have a wonderful holiday season!

Can’t-Miss Holiday Events in Huntsville

Our hometown gets holly-jolly every year with a host of seasonal festivals and events. Don’t let the most wonderful time of the year pass by without getting your fair share of good cheer! To celebrate the holiday season, consider taking part in as many of these holiday events in Huntsville as you can.

holiday events in huntsville

Houston Family Christmas
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 2, visit the Houston Family Homestead in all its decked-out, Christmas glory. This special event highlights how the Houston family celebrated the season with fun demonstrations, tasty refreshments, and family-friendly activities.

Main Street Christmas Fair
One of our favorite holiday events in Huntsville also falls on Dec. 2 this year. On the first weekend in December, head to downtown Huntsville for the annual Christmas Fair. Shop for art, gifts, and enjoy delicious treats from dozens of vendors. Watch your kids delight in playing in real snow, and get your annual Santa’s-lap snapshot while supporting Huntsville’s local businesses.

Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo
Make the drive down to the big city for the annual Zoo Lights at the Houston Zoo, running from Nov 18 through Jan. 14. Zoo Lights combine beautiful, animal-themed holiday decorations with delicious dining and drinks, so whether you’re going on a romantic date or taking the whole family, you’re bound to have a merry time!

If you need a new sleigh for rounding up those pretty packages and carting around all those little helpers, visit Wiesner of Huntsville today. We have a wide selection of family vehicles, from full-size and compact SUVs to mid-size sedans.