Fall in Houston
Author: KHOU Staff
Published: 10:56 PM CST November 19, 2016
Updated: 10:56 PM CST November 19, 2016
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Although the temperatures don’t often reflect it, the fall season is a beautiful time of year and full of weekend festivities for the whole family to enjoy.

We’ve put together a list of festivals and events in the Houston area taking place in November:

The Nutcracker Market

The 36th annual Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market returns to NRG Center next month with “The Twelve Days of Christmas” theme.It is set to feature more than 280 merchants selling unique gift items, including clothing, toys, candles, jewelry, home décor, gourmet food and more.

When: Nov. 10-13, 10 a.m. to 6.p.m.

NRG Center
One NRG Park
Houston, TX 77054

Moody Gardens Festival of Lights

The 15th Annual Festival of Lights at Moody Gardens has become a holiday tradition for many families in the Houston area. There are more than one million lights to enjoy with live entertainment nightly. There is also an outdoor skating rink to enjoy.

When: Nov. 12 to Jan. 8 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Moody Gardens
1 Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77554

26th Annual Texas Championship Pow Wow

A two-day Native American Pow Wow where hundreds of Native Americans representing tribes from across the United States gather to celebrate their culture with a colorful tribal dance contests, an arts & crafts show, tipis, honoring ceremonies, singing and much more.

When: Nov. 12-13, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Traders Village-Houston
7979 N. Eldridge Road
Houston, TX 77041

City of Houston’s Annual Veterans Day Celebration

Mayor Sylvester Turner and the City of Houston pay tribute to our Armed Forces with this annual celebration that includes a job, resource and health fair. The celebration continues with a parade through Downtown Houston.

When: Nov. 11 at 9 a.m.

City Hall
901 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002

Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Established nearly 20 years ago, this event at the Rothko Chapel is free and open to the general public. It brings together leaders and members of all faiths to offer prayers of thanksgiving.

When: Nov. 17, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Rothko Chapel
1409 Sul Ross Street
Houston, TX 77006

Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival

As the only street painting festival in the region, more than 200 artists flock to the streets to celebrate the artistic spirit of Houston. For ten years the event has offered diverse art, music, activities, food and drinks. All proceeds from the festival benefit The Center for Hearing and Speech, a local non-profit that serves children with hearing loss.

When: Nov. 19-20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Hermann Square at City Hall
901 Bagby St.
Houston, TX 77002

Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting

On Thanksgiving evening, thousands gather for the 31st Annual Uptown Houston Holiday Lighting along Post Oak Boulevard. for the annual Uptown Holiday Lighting. This free event for the family includes music, holiday characters and the lighting of more than a half million lights on trees. The event ends with a fireworks show that lights up the sky.

When: Nov.24, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

On Post Oak Blvd. between Westheimer and San Felipe

City of Houston Thanksgiving Day Parade