Houston Nightlife Guide: December 20-26, 2021


Visit the New “Mosaic of Light” Exhibit and Go to the Discovery Green Ice Rink | Courtesy of Discovery Green

Find the must-see events in Houston with our Day + Nightlife guide from Monday, December 20 to Sunday, December 26, 2021.

Your favorite nightlife guide is back to heal your weekly FOMO. We’ve got you covered with our list of arts, music and nightlife events happening all week around Houston, Monday through Sunday.

Here are our picks for day and night living in Houston from Monday, December 20 to Sunday, December 26, 2021:

Houston Day + Nightlife Guide: December 20-26, 2021

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  • Beers & Cheers Holiday Market at Saint Arnold Brewing Co. | Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 December | No cover – Take part in the 2-day Saint Arnold Beers & Cheers Holiday Market and enjoy live music, a visit from Santa Claus and many vendor shops. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • A Beatles holiday cabaret at the Music Box Theater | From Tuesday December 21 to Thursday December 23 – The Music Box Theater in Montrose offers a festive spectacle of the Beatles and Christmas, just in time for the holidays. Watch with your friends and family to bring some Christmas cheer. Tickets start at $ 35. 7:30 p.m.

Monday, December 20, 2021

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Wednesday 22 December 2021

  • Clutch City Wednesdays at Discovery Green – Discovery’s Green ice rink dedicates Wednesday evenings to our great city of Houston. Skate to music by Houston artists and wear any Houston sports gear for $ 2 off admission. $ 15 (includes skate rental); discounted tickets must be purchased in person. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Make & Take: Buche de Noel at the Central Market Cooking School – Learn how to fill and decorate a Christmas Log (Yule Log) for your holiday meal at the Central Market Cooking School. $ 65. 6.30 p.m.
  • Open Mic Poetry Slam at AvantGarden – Don’t miss the last poetic slam of the year from Write About Now to AvantGarden in Montrose. The intimate event invites guests to perform their original poems or spoken word. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. $ 7. 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Thursday 23 December 2021

  • Christmas on the Lawn at Northwest Houston Church | FREE – For an outdoor vacation experience, head to Houston Northwest Church near Willowbrook for an interactive nursery, hot chocolate, and cookies. Bring a blanket to hang out on the lawn and enjoy the festivities. 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Christmas Cantata by Gracias at the Toyota Center | FREE – Enjoy a mind-blowing musical performance on three different stages at Toyota Center. The show instills the true meaning of Christmas before the holiday celebrations start. 7 p.m.
  • Sip and paint at Ingenious Brewing Company – Paint a beautiful Christmas tree on canvas or opt to customize your own coaster ornaments at Ingenious Brewing Company in Humble. $ 40 for individuals; $ 35 each for couples. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Joe Burlison’s Christmas Jazz at Dosey Doe: The Big Barn – Watch Joe Burlison’s Christmas Jazz, a seven-piece jazz ensemble, play Christmas classics at Dosey Doe: The Great Barn in the Woods. $ 18 to $ 28. 8 p.m.
  • Club 2K in concert at Warehouse Live – Grab your dancing shoes and head to EaDo for Club 2K at Warehouse Live. This R&B and dance music experience will have multiple DJs and a playlist to keep the crowd moving. $ 15 to $ 30. 9 p.m.
  • The Frolic ’21 at the Sugar Room – For a pre-Christmas celebration, head to the Sugar Room on Washington Ave for the seventh annual Frolic Winter Holiday Party. Wear your best cocktail outfit to mingle with other party animals. Tickets start at $ 10. 22h.
  • Bad Santa Claus Party at Chapman & Kirby – For a fun holiday-themed celebration, try the 10th Annual Bad Santa Claus Party at Chapman & Kirby at EaDo. Green, gold and red outfits are encouraged to dance until the holidays. $ 25 to $ 35. 22h.

Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24, 2021

The day of Christmas, Saturday 25 December 2021

Sunday, December 26, 2021

  • Holiday Show at Houston Improv – West Houston’s premier comedy location hosts a holiday comedy show featuring Houston comics Bryson Brown, Barry Laminack, and Alan Adams. Tickets start at $ 20. 7 p.m.
  • Mannheim road roller at the intelligent financial center – Celebrating their 35th anniversary of making music, the new age progressive rock group returns to their annual Christmas tour, bringing musically rich interpretations of holiday classics and original songs, perfect for Boxing Day. $ 45 to $ 85. 7:30 p.m.
  • Real energy in concert at the Secret Group – Catch the punk band, the Real Energy, for their reunion show at EaDo’s Secret Group. The show will also feature the groups Trash Mags and Kill the Lizard. $ 10 to $ 20. 9 p.m.

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Kianna Ford is a writer, pop culture fanatic and new to the city of Houston. If she doesn’t catch up on her favorite reality TV shows, she’s exploring the city to cover nightlife and other events for 365 things to do in Houston.


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