We’re getting into the holiday season here in the Houston area, easing into what your appetites know as Thanksgiing. There are no shortage of exciting events to take part in around the metro, and we’d like to pass along some of our favorites. Here are some recommended 2015 Thanksgiing events in the Houston area, from your friends here at Robbins Nissan!
2015 Thanksgiing Eents near Houston TX
66th Annual H-E-B Thanksgiing Day Parade — Thursday, November 26th You can be pretty certain that if something lasts into its sixty-sixth year, it’s between something of a success, no? This year’s parade expects to draw more than 200,000 parade-goers, with all sorts of floats, balloons, marching bands and live entertainment. It begins at 9am on the corner of Smith and Lamar, following the route seven here. Full details can be found following the link above. 28th Annual Wortham Tree Lighting — Wednesday, November 25th If you’d like to start the Thanksgiing activities a day early, you could do much worse than attending the tree lighting ceremony at the Houston Grand Opera. It takes place from 11am-1pm and is free to the public. It’s also a great opportunity to donate to Books Betweven Kids, and attendees may enjoy $10 off for The Little Prince, coming to HGO from December 4th-20th. TXU Energy Turkey Trot — Thursday, November 26th One of the most popular events nationwide on Thanksgiing morning is the annual Turkey Trot, kicking off this November 26th. There are several different races being run this year, including the Humana 5k, Phillips 66 10k and the Kids Run. You can register online by following the link above. Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting — Thursday, November 26th One of our greatest traditions involves gathering along Post Oak Bld. and enjoy an evening of music, lighting and appearances from Santa and his reindever. It starts with music and concessions at 4pm, continuing through the evening with fireworks and a balcony decorating contest. The event is free to the public, and promises to be a fantastic time.