December 1 - December 12
Tuesday, Dec. 1 – Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020
Sugar Land Town Square
2711 Plaza Drive, 77479
Mark your calendars as the City of Sugar Land prepares to ring in the holidays with lots of bliss and excitement, surrounding the plans for its annual Christmas Tree Lighting. For this year’s ’12 Days of Christmas’, a combination of virtual and in-person, socially-distanced activities will be featured from Dec.1 through 12.
Whether you plan to participate virtually from home or join us at Sugar Land Town Square, we are planning fun and safely designed in-person events.
12 Days of Christmas
Virtual Activities: Available to be viewed online at the Parks & Recreation Facebook page.
In-Person Activities: Parking and admission are free but limited due to COVID-19 crowd assembly regulations. Social distance guidelines will be observed.
Day 1: 12 Days of Festive Fun & Virtual 5K
Join the sweetest City in Texas for the 5K Sugar Rush! Get into the holiday spirit by challenging yourself to completing a 5K as part of the 12 Days of Christmas. Perfectly planned right after Thanksgiving and before Christmas, let’s start your December on the right track. (Get it? Right ‘track’?)
Day 2: Storytime – Christmas Tales and Fables
Gather your little ones at home with milk and cookies and enjoy a Christmas story time activity featuring classic Christmas stories to take the imaginations of children to the North Pole and back.
Day 3: Ornament Decorations
Learn how to create colorful and fun Christmas ornament decorations for the Christmas Tree… there are no creative limits! A variety of ornament patterns will be shown, and a featured DIY ornament making project will allow you to test your own art skills.
Suggested supplies needed: construction paper, crayons, waterproof markers, glue, scissors, photographs, etc.
Day 4: Fun Frosty Friday
Visit Sugar Land Town Square and witness beautiful ice carving demonstrations, ice skating presentations and snowflake flurries!
Day 5: Saturday with the Stars
Some of Sugar Land’s most talented ‘Sugar Land Superstars’ will be headlining a Christmas concert extravaganza in Sugar Land Town Square. Come experience your favorite Christmas songs featured in a variety of music genres to include country western, pop, jazz, rock and rhythm and blues!
Day 6: Santa’s Sunday Workshop
The Santa Sunday Workshop will transform Sugar Land Town Square Plaza into Santa’s Workshop with a restaurant type setting. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., attendees can order takeout from restaurants within Sugar Land Town Square. Table spaces will be fully equipped with DIY Christmas projects to serve as a space where families can enjoy a Christmas brunch from any of the local eateries outdoors.
Day 7: Christmas Cards and Letters
Put your crayons, paint brushes, pencils and markers to work and write Best Wishes to Santa – don’t forget your personal wish list. This DIY activity will instruct participants on how to create hand-design cards and letters to express thoughtful and fun messages to Santa before Christmas. Christmas Cards and Letters can be dropped off at Santa’s Mailbox in Sugar Land Town Square Plaza throughout the 12 Days of Christmas.
Day 8: Voices of Christmas
Virtual and In-Person Activity
Enjoy Christmas Carols presented by the George Ranch High School Show Choir!
Day 9: Cooking Decorating
Put on your apron and get your baking supplies ready. This DIY Dessert Demonstration will show participants how to make festive and edible designs on Christmas cookies that you would be proud to serve to Santa or gift to your family members and friends.
Day 10: Sounds of Christmas Music
The sounds of Christmas are upon us! Enjoy a time of joy and merriment while listening to the voices of the Fort Bend Christian Academy at Sugar Land Town Square.
Day 11: Sounds of Music
Travis High School Orchestra will take center stage in Sugar Land Town Square. The symphonic ensemble of brass, percussion, wood winds and strings will fill the atmosphere with classic Christmas compositions and majestic renditions of popular Christmas songs.
Day 12: Dance and Movie
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and prepare to get cozy! A Holiday Dance Showcase will take place in the plaza of Sugar Land Town Square. Immediately following the dance showcase, a Christmas movie will be featured on an outdoor movie screen.
Visit the City of Sugar Land website for more information.