There are several events taking place this weekend in Tomball and Magnolia, including the annual Tomball German Fest Christmas Market. Check out a few of them below. This list is not comprehensive.

Tomball Museum Center Candlelight Tours

The Tomball Museum Center will host its traditional candlelight tours through the museum grounds, featuring all the buildings open and decorated. There will also be live music from a country band in the barn, caroling, and local children and choirs singing in the church. Santa will be in attendance.

Tomball Methodist Church Trail of Lights

Tomball Methodist Church is hosting a Trail of Lights event during the first three weekends in December that will feature secular Christmas scenes alongside the Bible Christmas story. This event will also feature music, Santa, cookies and hot cocoa.

National Youth Theater's 'A Christmas Carol'

The National Youth Theater will present performances of “A Christmas Carol, The Musical” with a cast from ages 8-19.

  • Dec. 8, 9:30 a.m, 11:30 a.m, 7 p.m.; Dec. 9-10, 2 p.m., 6 p.m.
  • $15-$25
  • Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center, 30555 Hwy. 249, Tomball

Tomball German Fest Christmas Market

The annual Tomball German Fest Christmas Market will feature a lineup of over 150 vendors, contests and entertainment, including four live music stages and more than 30 entertainers. Santa will also make an appearance. Free parking will be available downtown, plus a free shuttle will be available from the east parking lot of HCA Houston Healthcare Tomball.

Breakfast with Santa at Tomball VFW

Tomball VFW Post 2427 will start off the season with Breakfast with Santa for children to enjoy breakfast and activities with Santa.

  • Dec. 9, 9 a.m.-noon
  • Free (admission), donations encouraged
  • Tomball VFW Post 2427, 14408 Alice Road, Tomball

Woodlands Dance Theater Coming Home For The Holidays

The Woodlands Dance Theater is performing a holiday show titled Coming Home For The Holidays that will feature a variety of dance styles, such as ballet, hip-hop and contemporary. The show will also feature excerpts from The Nutcracker.

Breakfast with Santa

The Magnolia Education Foundation will present its third annual Breakfast with Santa event with crafts, live entertainment, a bounce house, a bicycle giveaway, interactions with Christmas characters and raffle items. Proceeds from this event will go to the Magnolia Education Foundation.

The Little Gym Of Tomball Santa Visit

Santa Claus is visiting The Little Gym of Tomball for pictures and doughnuts. This event will also include fun activities.

Magnolia Fire Department Pictures With Santa

The Magnolia Fire Department is hosting a pictures with Santa event that will include people able to take photos with Santa on the station’s antique fire truck.