Holiday Fun in Houston Under $25

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Hey HTX! It’s officially the Holiday Season and there are so many fun things to do that only come around once a year.  From light shows and ice skating to train rides, there are great events the whole family is going to love. We know that the holidays can get expensive, so we have created a list of fun things to do in Houston under $25.  Which activity is first on your list?

These Holiday Activies Under $25 Are Some of Our Favorites!

We are ready to enjoy all that Houston has to offer this Holiday Season, but we love a good deal! These are some of our favorite holiday activities under $25!

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What better way to take in the holiday season than an ice skating session? There are many great spots to go ice skating in Houston and many of them offer skating for less than $25 per person!  For more information on Ice Skating in Houston, click here!

Ice Skating Under $25:

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Light Shows!

There’s something magical about driving around looking at lights… and it’s even better when you can experience an immersive light show.  We have a ton of light shows that we love, but here are a few you can experience for less than $25 per person. 

Light Shows Under $25:

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Dickens on The Strand Holiday Handbell Concert

While other Dickens on The Strand events are much more than $25, The Holiday Handbell Concert comes in at $20! This event is taking place on December 3rd at St. Joseph’s Church, the oldest German Catholic Church in Texas.  The unique design of the church allows for amazing acoustics making it the perfect place for the Holiday Handbell Concert.  

Tickets must be purchased in advance and do not include admission to the Dickens on The Strand Festival. These tickets do sell out every year, so if this is something you want to attend, get your tickets asap!

DEC 03 | 5:30pm–6:30pm | 7:00pm–8:00pm | 8:30pm–9:30pm

📍 1859 St. Joseph’s Church 

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Christmas in the Park at George Ranch Historical Park

Head on out to George Ranch Historical Park for a little Holiday Fun! During the Holiday Season, until Christmas Eve, you will find holiday decor throughout the homes and some fun crafts, too.  For the kiddos, you will find the Lone Ranger’s Christmas Caper, a scavenger hunt through the park where your children can help the Lone Ranger Save Christmas.

Tickets are $15 for Adults, $10 for children under 12 and $12 for seniors 65+.  If your child would like to participate in the Lone Ranger’s Christmas Capers, you will need to make a reservation by calling 281-343-0218 ext. 278. Scavenger Hunt brackets are determined by age, so be sure to schedule accordingly.

Open for Scheduled Tours | Tuesday–Friday

Saturday | 9:00am–5:00pm

Closed | Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Years Day

📍 George Ranch Historical Park

All aboard! Head on out to Victory Camp this holiday season for a Christmas Train ride through a magical winter wonderland filled with lights.  While the train is the main showstopper at this event, you can also take a ride on the Go-Karts for a little competitive fun. If you’re looking for a laid-back experience, check out the walking trail filled with great photo ops, and don’t forget to stop by the snack bar for some cotton candy!

Tickets for the train start at $10 online and $12 at the gate. Go Karts are $7 per session. For the best time slots and to avoid a long wait, be sure to purchase your tickets online ahead of time. 

November 26–27

December 3–4

December 9–11

December 16–23

📍 Victory Camp

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We hope you loved our list of Holiday Fun in Houston Under $25! Check out our City Guide for a ton of great content covering Houston and other areas surrounding Houston. Find the best restaurants, shopping, happy hours and so much more.

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Whitney Ellis

Whitney Ellis

Whitney is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in San Antonio City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the San Antonio area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinSanAntonio on Instagramand Facebook.