2022 Holiday Events
We've partnered with communities across Texas to sponsor fun festivities for the whole family. So, join together as Reliant Lights Your Holidays!
Galaxy Lights presented by Reliant at Space Center HoustonNovember 12 – January 1
Explore Texas's most interactive and technologically advanced holiday light tradition, complete with rare artifacts. Tour the illuminated Space Station tribute, stroll through a tunnel made of more than 250,000 lights synchronized to festive holiday music, gaze at indoor meteor showers and so much more!
KHOU Secret Santa Toy DriveNovember 14 – December 4
Help rescue Christmas for those in need with a monetary or toy donation to the 21st annual KHOU Secret Santa Toy Drive. All proceeds go to children and families that participate in The Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program.
Reliant Lights Mayor's Holiday SpectacularDecember 3
Celebrate 103 years of holiday cheer in Houston! This family-friendly holiday tradition features the lighting of the city tree, festive live entertainment, Santa and more.
LightscapeNovember 18 – January 1
See stunning, immersive installations set to popular seasonal tunes at the Houston Botanic Garden. The creativity of Lightscape’s international artists sets the stage for a festive experience for all ages, including fire pits for s’mores and dramatic backdrops for social posts.
Holiday at the ArboretumNovember 10 – 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.
Dallas Zoo LightsNovember 17 – January 1
Dallas Zoo Lights, presented by Reliant, returns as a walk-through event this year with more than a million lights, larger-than-life animal lanterns, and elaborate holiday-themed displays. Bring your family and visit Santa's Workshop while enjoying festive treats, holiday performances, lighted photo ops, and more!
Reliant Lights Your HolidaysDecember 3
Bring your entire family for an evening of holiday magic and music as we light up AT&T Performing Arts Center.
Abilene Zoo Christmas CelebrationDecember 16 – December 23
Bring the whole family to enjoy the most magical time of the year at the Abilene Zoo! Wander through magical light displays and merry experiences such as Caribbean Christmas, Fire & Ice, the Nutcracker, Lone Star Christmas, Santa’s Reindeer Stables and Enchanted Elm.
Wild LightsNovember 25 – December 31
Join us for a holiday spectacular at the Cameron Park Zoo with thousands of tiny lights, carolers singing and tasty treats.
Concho Christmas Tour of LightsDecember 2 – December 31
Head to San Angelo and enjoy the Concho Christmas Celebration’s 28th 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.
McAllen South Pole Illuminated FestivalDecember 1 – January 6
Dazzle your senses on a magical walking journey through millions of lights, snowfall, Santa's Castle and Christmastime magic — like the Laser Spectacular and 280-foot radiant tunnel. End your night enjoying s'mores, hot chocolate and festival food while you take in live performances.
McAllen Holiday Parade & Christmas in the ParkDecember 3
Be there live when the largest holiday and helium balloon parade in Texas returns! See illuminated floats, special guest appearances, marching bands and dance teams, and Christmas in the Park.