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Cool Yule Activities

Cool Yule Activities

December 07, 2018

The holidays are hopping here at Harvest Green. Residents are preparing for cookie exchanges, a holiday hoedown and — our favorite — Brunch with Santa! If you haven’t made your home with us yet, don’t despair, there’s still plenty of Yuletide cool to be found all around town.

Here are our top picks:

Here Comes Santa Claus 

Santa at Sugar Land Town Square
15958 City Walk, Sugar Land 77478
1-5 p.m., Sun., Dec. 9

Bring new and unwrapped stuffed animals for Fort Bend Rainbow Room’s Christmas Project and get a free photo with Santa. 

Santa at First Colony Mall - JC Penney Court
16535 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land 77479
Now through Sun., Dec. 24
Free to visit; fee for photo packages

Book a photo op with Santa so you can skip the line. Wear your ugliest sweater on Dec. 13 for the best holiday portrait of all time. 

Santa Photo Days at PetSmart
10181 W. Grand Parkway S., Richmond 77407
Noon-4 p.m. weekends through Dec. 16

Bring your pooch to PetSmart for a free picture with the jolly old elf. 

Santa Photos at Petco
24944 FM 1093, Richmond 77406
1-4 p.m. Sat., Dec. 8 and 15
$9.95 donation

Get a pooch “paw-trait” with Santa and save lives. Fee will be donated to a local animal welfare organization through the Petco Foundation.

The Gift of Giving 

Child Advocates of Fort Bend Christmas Home Tour
Locations on back of tickets
10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Fri. and Sat., Dec. 7 and 8.
Candlelight tour 6-9 p.m. Dec. 7.

Help CAFB support abused and neglect children while visiting five homes lavishly decorated for the holidays. 

Community Volunteer Fire Department Toy Drive
Station 3
20304 FM, 1093 Richmond 77407
Through Dec. 23

Give back to the community by dropping off new packaged toys at the fire station. Station is staffed 24/7 so drop those gifts off anytime.

Have a Holly, Jolly Christmas 

Children’s Campfire Christmas
George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd., Richmond 77469
6-8 p.m. Sat., Dec. 14
$25 children ages 4-15, $35 adults, $10 children 3 and under
Reservations required.

Journey back to Christmas pasts for carols around the campfire, hayrides, holiday crafts and a light dinner. 

George Ranch Christmas in the Park
10215 FM 762 Rd., Richmond 77469
Every Saturday through Dec. 22
Free with admission

Travel through Christmas pasts and explore the customs and decorations of 100 years of Texas history with hay rides, wassail, spice cookies and Santa. 

Lights, Snow and Ugly Sweaters
Fort Bend Children’s Discovery Center
198 Kempner St., Sugar Land 77498
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. through Jan. 5
Free with admission

The Fort Bend Children's Discovery Center invites you to unwrap holiday magic, create insta-snow (Dec. 20), stitch your own do-it-yourself ugly sweater (Dec. 20) and meet Santa before his epic journey (Dec. 22).

Christmas Medley

The Rosenberg Symphonic Band Christmas Concert
806 Thompson Rd., Richmond, TX 77469
5-7 p.m. Sun., Dec. 9

Hear some of your favorite Christmas carols and songs at this special concert. 

Holidays in the Plaza: Travis High School Orchestra
Sugar Land Town Square
15958 City Walk, Sugar Land, 77478
6:30-8:30 p.m. Thurs., Dec. 13

Get into the spirit as our own Travis High School Orchestra takes the stage to play your favorite holiday tunes!

Christmas Lights

Sugar Land Holiday Lights
Constellation Field
1 Stadium Dr., Sugar Land 77478
Through Jan. 1
$14 adults, $12 kids ages 4-13, $12 seniors and military, $10 groups (10+), free for kids 3 and under.

The fourth annual Sugar Land Holiday Lights returns with more than 100 displays and 2.5 million lights throughout the ballpark, a carnival, theme nights and more. Santa Claus will be available each night through Dec. 23.

Project Noel
Richmond State Supported Living Center
2100 Preston, Richmond
6-9 p.m. Fri.-Sun. through Jan. 6

Ooh and ahhh your way through more than 40 spectacular lighted displays adorning the 241-acre SSLC campus. Santa will touchdown the first two weekends in December for $5 photos.