Mayor's Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Presented by Reliant


Join Us Friday, December 5, 2014, at 6 p.m. at City Hall!


Holiday Logo


Ring in the season with the Mayor’s Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Presented by Reliant on Friday, December 5, 2014 in the heart of downtown Houston. The spectacular event is a holiday tradition of music, Santa, and family fun. A towering Holiday Tree, glowing with energy efficient LED (light-emitting diode) lights, shimmering ornaments and a stunning star topper will light up the streets of downtown Houston this holiday season. The event is free and open to the public.


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View the 2013 Press Release


Photo Galleries


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Mayor's Office of Special Events

City Hall

901 Bagby, 4th Floor

Houston, TX 77002

PHONE: 832.393.0868


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Sponsors / Sponsorships


For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:



Debbi Elliott-Griffith
Division Manager, Sponsorship
Mayor's Office of Special Events


Susan Bono
Major Accounts Manager
Mayor's Office of Special Events




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2013 Sponsors

Photos with Santa Claus!


Visit from Santa Claus


Santa Claus will be in his North Pole themed
booth to take free photos with kids!

Official Holiday Tree Lighting


The Nutcracker


Sugar Plum Fairies and other costumed characters from the Nutcracker will help Santa light the Official Holiday Tree.


Photo: Katharine Precourt and Linnar Looris. Photo by: Amitava Sarkar.