2018 Holiday Events

Reliant Lights Your Holidays

The joy of community and the spirit of generosity make this season the most wonderful time of the year. We've partnered with many local communities to sponsor fun festivities for the whole family. Join us and our neighbors across Texas as Reliant Lights Your Holidays.


KHOU Secret Santa Toy Drive

11/22 – 12/19

Reliant is proud to sponsor this annual toy drive. Look for donation sites throughout Houston, or donate at the Mayor’s Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting, presented by Reliant.

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Mayor’s Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting - Houston City Hall


Help us “flip the switch” at the 99th Annual Mayor's Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting, presented by Reliant. This spectacular tree-lighting event is a holiday tradition of music, Santa, fireworks and family fun. Everyone who brings a toy will receive a light-up Santa hat from Reliant. The annual toy drive benefits the Salvation Army Greater Houston Area Command.

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5th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Kwanzaa Celebration - Houston, Texas


Reliant is proud to sponsor this annual event benefiting the Houston Senior Assistance Fund. Join us for a festive celebration that brings our community, families and holiday traditions together. 

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The 12 Days of Christmas - Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

11/9 – 12/31

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Holiday at the Arboretum, featuring the return of The 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit, now open every weekend for the first time ever.

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Dallas Zoo Lights

11/16 – 1/1

After the animals head in for the evening, the Dallas Zoo will be transformed into a winter wonderland with nearly 1 million twinkling lights illuminating the night sky throughout the holidays.

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Reliant Lights Your Holidays - Dallas, Texas


Reliant lights up the holidays at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, so bring your entire family for an evening of holiday magic. We’ll be illuminating the Center’s campus with over 500,000 dazzling LED lights to celebrate the holiday season.

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San Angelo

25th Annual Concho Christmas Tour of Lights

11/30 - 12/31

Head to San Angelo and enjoy the Concho Christmas Celebration’s 25th Annual Tour of Lights. Drive 2.5 miles along the Concho River banks to see more than three million lights and seventy larger than life Christmas Greeting Cards. There’s a parade, live nativity scenes, a tree lighting and more. Reliant is proud to be the event’s Illumination Sponsor.

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Rockport Tropical Christmas Festival - Rockport, Texas


Enjoy a day of festivities with Santa on the Texas Coast. The event features musical entertainment, children's activitites, visits with Santa, shopping opportunities along the harbor and downtown, food, fun and other festivities.

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Zoovie Nights at Cameron Park Zoo

11/3 & 12/14

Join us for a double feature on November 3rd for our showing of Monsters Inc and Hocus Pocus. and our December 14th showing of The Polar Express. Gates open at 6:00 p.m., so grab your lawn chairs and blankets and kiddos to pick out a good spot! The movie will begin at dark and is FREE for Cameron Park Zoo members, or $5 for non-members.

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McAllen Holiday Tree Lighting & Parade

Nov 26 – Dec 1

Join us in holiday celebration as Reliant illuminates the 64 foot McAllen Christmas Tree at Oval Park on November 26th. Then on Saturday, December 1, come see the largest illuminated holiday parade in Texas at the 2018 'Christmas Around the World' McAllen Holiday Parade Celebration. Celebrity appearances, guest performances, dazzling floats and giant helium balloons means holiday fun for the whole family.

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