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Winter Wanderland and More Stuff to Do in Houston This Weekend

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While the weather isn’t exactly chilly, we are ready to start living the wonderland life! Houston is definitely ready for the holidays with some great events starting this week like Deck the Trees and Winter Wanderland.ย  If you’re not quite ready to celebrate the holidays never fear, there are some great events for you too!ย 

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Walkin’ in a Winter Wanderland on Bagby Street! Join Mayor Turner in lighting up the newly renovated corridor with magical holiday decor and celebrate with a little holiday fun, too.ย  At the Winter Wanderland event you will find a Kids Zone at Sam Houston Park for the kiddos, tasty treats like Kettle Corn, Carolers singing your favorite holiday songs, and even Texas’ largest Mistletoe!
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Winter Wanderland starts at 6pm in front of City Hall! You’re not going to want to miss this fun-filled event!
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Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov 19 | 6:00pmโ€“10:00pm
๐Ÿ“ Bagby Street
๐ŸŽŸ Free

๐ŸฅŠ Ding, Ding, Ding! ๐ŸฅŠ

Are you a fan of MMA? Cage Fury Fighting Championships is the event for you! Watch the best of the best in the region battle it out in the ring to see who has the most heart and the best mixed martial arts skills.ย 

Cage Fury Fighting Championships features local fighters on their journey to become the best mixed martial artists and routinely have fighters make it to the UFC and other large MMA organizations!

Main Card Details:ย 

  • Heavyweight Title Fight: Adams vs Lane
  • Co-Main Event Light Weight: Echeverry vs Romero
  • Bantam Weight: Freeman vs Anderson
  • Women’s Strawweight: Esquivel vs Haga
  • Featherweight: Cheeks vs Visel
  • Featherweight: Heffernan vs Ivy
  • Featherweight: Meno vs Esteves
  • Middleweight: Sobnosky vs Bauman
  • Women’s Bantamweight: Guerrero vs Neil
  • Lightweight: Hickman vs Cardenas
  • Featherweight: Linn vs Mitchell
  • Flyweight: Thawng vs Eastham

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Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov 21 | 2:30pmโ€“3:30pm
๐Ÿ“Houston Arena Theater
๐ŸŽŸ $90โ€“$244 Depending on Seating Area

If you love crafting experiences, the J. Valentine Experience is a MUST DO.ย  It’s like a candle-making class, but better!ย  During the J. Valentine Experience, you will create your own 16-ounce candle by choosing fragrances that you love and following the chandler’s step-by-step candle-making instructions.ย 

While your candle sets enjoy a three-course dinner including Creamy Cajun Pasta and Butter Cake with Chocolate and a Salted Caramel Drizzle! This is the perfect date night or girl’s night experience!

The J. Valentine Experience is happening on November 20th from 7PMโ€“2AM.ย  Text code “Candle” to 21000 to receive $10 off your experience. ๐Ÿ•ฏ

Ready for a fun day filled with chalk art? The 1st annual Chalk Crawl in Houston is happening this Saturday starting at Toaster’s Cafe. The best part of this event is that there is three ways you can enjoy it!ย  You can participate in the Chalk Crawl Scavenger Hunt that starts near Minute Maid Park and leads you to the many chalk artists and ends at the Chalk Craw Festival where you can collect your prize and enjoy the festivities.ย 

For a more laid-back experience, purchase the map and enjoy a self-led tour of chalk art and festivities. You can also enjoy the Chalk Crawl experience via On-Demand Video, the morning of November 25th. Tickets to this event are $15 for adults and free for children under 12.

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov 20 | 10:00amโ€“5:00pm
๐Ÿ“Toaster’s Cafe
๐ŸŽŸ Free for Children under 12 | $15 for Adults | $30 for VIP

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Deck the Halls… Trees with boughs of holly! The always amazing Deck the Trees event is back this year with two great locations! These trees are decked out top to bottom with beautiful decorations with both wild and traditional themes and they are absolutely stunning.

Deck the Trees has been a Houston tradition for over 10 years and we always look forward to seeing the artistry involved in creating this works of art!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov 19 | 5:00pmโ€“9:00pm
๐Ÿ“ George R. Brown Convention Center & Alley Theatre
๐ŸŽŸ Free

Get ready for an evening full of food and shopping at the Umami Fest and Night Market happening this Saturday! With over 60 food and shopping vendors, it is sure to be a night full of great eats and amazing goods.ย 
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Some of the fun you’ll find at the Umami Fest and Night Market include dance challenges, a modified car exhibit, and even a paintball booth!ย  Admission is free, but paid parking is available for those wanting to park closer to the event starting at $30 for modified cars and $35 for other cars.ย 
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Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov 20 | 4:00pmโ€“11:00pm
๐Ÿ“AVEVA Stadium
๐ŸŽŸ Free

We know this time of year can get stressful and a little pampering is the best solution!ย  NOW Massage in the Heights is a massage boutique that will melt your stress away and recharge your batteries leaving you feeling refreshed and ready to take on the world.ย 

Choose from Swedish Massage, Energy Balancing Massage or a Sports Inspired Massage to best fit your needs or combine them for the ultimate massage routine. NOW Massage also offers memberships that offer $15 off monthly massages,ย  rollover massages when you don’t use your massage that month, a discount off NOW products, and even fun monthly gifts!

We absolutely LOVED our experience at NOW Massage! The boutique experience really sets NOW apart from spas and salons, and we recommend you trying it yourself!ย 

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Whitney Ellis

Whitney Ellis

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

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