34th Annual Home for the Holidays celebration returns to historic Old Town Spring every weekend from November 8, 2014 through December 21, 2014. The hometown holiday features a spectacular display of holiday lights and family-friendly activities.
The local shops and businesses come alive with the Spirit of the Season. Visitors will encounter strolling performers and festive exhibits. The shops and boutiques offer a variety of local unique holiday gift ideas and perfect treasures for everyone on your shopping list. Stroll the decorated winding paths and enjoy a hot chocolate or other holiday delights at one of our local restaurants.
Date: Saturday, November 8 through Sunday, December 21, 2014
Location: Old Town Spring, Texas, located between I-45 and Hardy Road, north of 1960 and 23 miles north of Houston
Tree Lighting Ceremony
On Saturday, November 8, the celebration kicks-off with a festive opening ceremony including the lighting of our 20-foot tall, decorated Christmas tree, and live entertainment by The Invincible Czars. The music starts at 4:00 pm on the Little Dutch Girl’s front porch at 210 Gentry Street. At dusk, a special guest will turn the Christmas tree lights on, and the Czars will lead everyone in singing holiday songs.
Live entertainment continues each weekend throughout Old Town Spring. Come enjoy your favorite school or church choir, bell ringers, dancers, cloggers, carolers and much more. Most of the entertainment is from noon to 4:00 pm.
What would be a holiday event without a visit to Santa’s Workshop? Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for pictures every Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Santa’s Workshop is located at 326 Main Street, directly across from the Spring Historical Museum. Whisper in Santa’s ear the surprises you would like to fill your stocking. Santa
Ride the Be-An-Angel 40-foot train through town with a stop in Preservation Park. All proceeds benefit the Be-An-Angel Foundation which provides assistance to children with disabilities. Guests can also assist by dropping off an unwrapped gift for a child, infants through 18 years, at one of our drop centers.
Wreaths Across America, an organization dedicated to placing wreaths on all veteran graves in America including Houston’s Veterans Memorial Cemetery, will collect donations during Home for the Holidays.
Enjoy the expertly landscaped shop operated by our own Brookwood Community. Brookwood is a residential program for adults with special needs.
Poinsettias, vibrant flowers, and lush plants are grown in their garden center in Brookshire, Texas. Beautiful handcraft items produced by the residents at Brookwood are available at their local shop.