December 2018 Events

December 1st, 11 am – 1 pm

Take Selfies with Santa

Sweets in the Sky cupcakes and ice cream is hosting a free holiday extravaganza at their shop on 4747 Highway 6, Missouri City (near Star Cinema Grill). Take selfies with Santa, enjoy discounts on sweets and meet and greet special guest author Tonya Duncan Ellis of the Sophie Washington book series!  There will be door prizes for the first 20 guests and free face painting for kids. Stop by for this fun family event. For more information, call 281-969-7098.

December 1st, 5 – 7 pm

Holidays in the Plaza Featuring Houston Show Choir

Kick off the Christmas season with performances by Houston Show Choir. This is the perfect opportunity to preview their end-of-season repertoire along with special performances by small groups of singers. Whether you want to sing along to carols or chase away your scrooge-blues, we’ve got a show that will make you smile. For more information, visit

December 2nd, 9th and 16th,  1 – 5 pm

Free Photos with Santa Sponsored by Imperial Sugar

Enjoy a free holiday photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Photos will take place in the lobby of 16190 City Walk.  Since it is the season of giving, Santa will be collecting new stuffed animals for the Fort Bend Rainbow Room’s Christmas Project.  All donations will go to children and adults referred by caseworkers from Texas Department of Family and Protective services. In order to allow Santa to get back to the North Pole on time, the last photo will be taken at 5 pm. For more information, visit

December 3rd, 6:30 pm –  8 pm

Giant Menorah Lighting Celebration

Come celebrate Chanukah and the lighting of the giant menorah with Chabad of Sugar Land!  There will be a greeting by dignitaries, arts and crafts for children, Israeli food, performances, music and dancing. For more information, call Rabbi Mendel Feigenson at 832-758-0685.

December 7th, 5:30 – 9 pm

Snowfest Festival

Pre-festival entertainment will kick off the event at 5:30 pm and will follow with the tree lighting ceremony and fireworks.  From 6 – 9 pm, guests are invited to enjoy the array of event activities including the 3-lane snow hill and photos with Santa. To support area families in need this holiday season, the Missouri City Police Department will be onsite to collect unwrapped toys for the annual Blue Santa Toy Drive. All donations can be dropped off by the Christmas tree. The free event will be held at City Hall Complex, located at 1522 Texas Parkway in Missouri City. Event parking is available at Thurgood Marshall High School. Free event shuttles will be running throughout the event. For more information,  call 281-403-8637 or visit

December 7th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Holidays in the Plaza  Featuring Heart & Soul Ensemble

The Heart and Soul ensemble is a female vocal group with fierce passion and talent. This powerful performance group brings heart and soul to the stage in abundance and is happy to bring you a fun-filled holiday performance.For more information, visit

December 8th, 8:15 am

Snowfest Shuffle

Runners of all levels and ages are invited to participate. In lieu of a registration fee, participants are encouraged to bring an unwrapped toy for the Missouri City Police Department Blue Santa Toy Drive. Registration is available online at or by calling 281-403-8637. Check-in will be from 7:30 – 8 am at the Rec & Tennis Center, located at 2701 Cypress Point Dr., in Missouri City, and the 1 mile fun run will begin at 8:15 am. The race route will start and end at the Rec & Tennis Center. Following the race will be a post race party in the Rec parking lot and a watch party for the parade. For more information, call 281-403-8637 or visit

December 8th, 9 am

Snowfest Parade

Join the 35th annual Snowfest Parade. The two-mile long procession will feature floats decorated in holiday themes and various organizations on foot.  The parade will begin at the Public Safety Headquarters located on the corner of Cartwright Road and Murphy Road in Missouri City. For more information,  call 281-403-8637 or visit

December 8th, 11 am – 4 pm

Holiday Dance Showcase

Enjoy a holiday dance showcase by local dance companies at the plaza. For more information, visit

December 8th, 7 pm

Sugar Land Christmas Celebration at Sugar Land Baptist Church

Enjoy a Fort Bend Holiday favorite – Sugar Land Christmas Celebration presented by the Christmas Choir, the Orchestra at Sugar Land, and Ballet Grace. Reserved Seating tickets are $20. General Admission is free and no ticket is required. Free childcare for children 5 and under by reservation. For tickets and more information, visit or call the box office at 281-275-6503.

December 8th, 7 pm – 9 pm

Holiday Movie Under the Moon

It’s a holiday tradition! Bring your family, friends and lawn chairs to the Plaza to enjoy a free Movie Under the Moon, sponsored by First Colony Church of Christ.  This month’s movie is holiday favorite Elf, and there just might be a “real” one in attendance passing out candy canes. For more information, visit

December 13th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Holidays in the Plaza  Featuring Travis High School Orchestra

Get into the spirit as the Travis High School Orchestra takes the stage to play your favorite holiday tunes! For more information, visit

December 14th, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Music & Mistletoe Concert Featuring RPC’s Warehouse School of Music

Bring your friends and family to the Plaza for an evening of holiday entertainment from River Pointe Church’s (RPC) Warehouse School of Music. For more information, visit

December 15th, 5 – 7 pm

Holiday Music with  First Colony Church of Christ

First Colony Church of Christ’s band will be warming up Town Square with the sound of its blended contemporary and classic Christmas music as it performs modern and acappella versions of your favorite carols and fun Christmas favorites. Enjoy a great family night out as we rock around the Christmas tree! For more information, visit

December 16th, 6:30  – 11 am

31st Annual Fort Bend Kia 30K

Join the 31st Annual Fort Bend KIA 30K Run! Get the early bird special. For more information, visit

December 21st, 10 am – 4 pm

MD Anderson Cancer Center Blood Drive

MD Anderson cancer patients require approximately 200 units of red blood cells and 600 units of platelets every day, which is why donors are the most important part of the process! Giving blood and platelets provides hope for cancer patients who depend on the support of their family and friends and on the generosity of donors just like you. Be a hero – donate blood to their blood bank and save lives. For more information, visit

December 21st, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

Christmas Carol Sing-A-Long

Deck the halls and sing along to a jolly holiday performance from The Living Christmas Card Carolers! For more information, visit

December 25th

Merry Christmas!