2020 Holiday Events

Reliant Lights Your Holidays

We've partnered with communities across Texas to sponsor fun festivities for the whole family. So, join us and our neighbors across Texas as Reliant Lights Your Holidays. Please note that venues are operating at reduced capacity and require reservations. For your safety, social distancing and mask wearing are also being enforced. For specific safety precautions please see the website for the event.


Galaxy Lights presented by Reliant at Space Center Houston

November 14 – January 3

This immersive holiday light tradition is the most interactive and technologically advanced in Texas. See LED lights and interactive displays lighting up the center and some of the rarest space artifacts in the world. In partnership with Reliant, Space Center Houston is expanding Galaxy Lights this year to include exciting new wonders. Experience two high-tech kinetic light shows and a new outdoor walking path with a 200-foot LED light tunnel made of more than 250,000 lights synchronized to festive holiday music. Plus, we'll be celebrating the 20th anniversary of continuous human habitation aboard the International Space Station (ISS) with an all-new Lights Around the World display surrounding the new permanent outdoor exhibit, a flown SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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KHOU Secret Santa Toy Drive

November 9 – December 11

Help rescue Christmas for families in need by making a monetary donation at KHOU.com/SecretSanta. You can also drop off a new, unwrapped toy at Houston-area Salvation Army locations, Randalls stores, Bayway Chevrolet, Bayway Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, and American Furniture Warehouse in Webster and Katy. On Thursday, December 3, KHOU 11 will hold a virtual telethon to raise funds for the toy drive.

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Reliant Lights Mayor's Holiday Spectacular 

December 18

Join us for a virtual broadcast on ABC 13 on Friday, December 18, to celebrate 101 years of holiday cheer in Houston. This family-friendly holiday tradition features the lighting of the city tree, festive entertainment, Santa, and more.

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Holiday in the Tre

December 12

Join us at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 12, as we celebrate this year's event virtually on Emancipation Park Conservancy's social media platforms. It will include entertainment and a virtual Christmas tree lighting for the whole family to enjoy!

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Holiday at the Arboretum

November 7 – December 31

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at the Dallas Arboretum. The Christmas Village returns, as well as the 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit, illuminated with more than 1 million dazzling lights.

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Dallas Zoo Lights

November 20 – January 3

This beloved holiday tradition is back — with a safe and socially distant twist! This year’s event has been reimagined as a drive-thru, allowing guests to enjoy the Dallas Zoo’s brand of holiday cheer without leaving the comfort of their vehicle. Guests are invited to drive through a winter wonderland at the Dallas Zoo, featuring more than 1 million sparkling lights and elaborate lighted displays. 

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Reliant Lights Your Holidays 

December 4 – December 27

Reliant lights up the holidays at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, so bring your entire family for a free drive-thru/walking lights exhibit offering 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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Abilene Zoo Christmas Celebration

December 18 – December 23

Bring the whole family for an evening under the lights at the most magical time of year. Santa and his REAL reindeer Dasher & Prancer are sure to delight guests of all ages while attractions like ice skating, ice sculpture presentations, and hot toddies guarantee memories that will last a lifetime. 

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McAllen Holiday Parade 

December 5

The reimagined 2020 McAllen Holiday Parade will be a virtual experience and broadcast live on December 5. From December 6 to 19, floats will be placed throughout the city to be enjoyed up close and to take pictures with.

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San Angelo

Concho Christmas Tour of Lights

December 4 – December 31

Head to San Angelo and enjoy the Concho Christmas Celebration’s Annual Tour of Lights. Drive along the Concho River banks to see more than 3 million lights and 70 larger-than-life Christmas greeting cards.   

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