Having a winter bucket list is always smart, especially when you live in a state like Texas. There's so much to experience in the Lone Star State, you're almost forced to narrow that lengthy list of your's down. This year, we're making it easier than ever to find the best things to do in Texas during the month of December.

Below is proof that we've done the research, now all that's left is for you to make the plans to go visit this winter.

Galaxy Lights

Price: $20

When: Saturday, November 16 - Sunday, January 5

Address: 1601 E NASA Pkwy, Houston, Texas

Why You Need To Go: NASA is known for going above and beyond, and their holiday festivities are no different. Be one of the first to experience this new installment!


Zoo Lights - San Antonio Zoo 

Price: $21.99 - $24.99

When: Saturday, November 16 & Friday, November 22 - Tuesday, December 31

Address: 3903 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78212

Why You Need To Go: You'll experience the zoo decked out for the holidays, and it's truly a sight to see.


Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas

Price: $64

When: Saturday, November 23 - Sunday, January 5

Address: 2201 E Road to Six Flags St, Arlington, Texas 76010

Why You Need To Go: Rides, lights and Christmas cheer is all you need this holiday season and Six Flags Over Texas will be filled with all three. 



Houston Brew Lights Fest

Price: $25 - $45

When: Thursday, November 21

Address: 6200 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, Texas 77030

Why You Need To Go: To get lit while seeing Houston's zoo lit up. 


Gift Of Lights

Price: $30 - $60

When: Thursday, November 28 - Sunday, January 5

Address: 3545 Lone Star Cir, Fort Worth, Texas

Why You Need To Go: It'll be open on every major holiday this month, and whether you go on one of them or a random day of the week, it'll be a blast!



Price: Free

When: Friday, December 6 - Saturday, December 7

Address: 212 W Austin St., New Braunfels, TX 78130

Why You Need To Go: When a piece of Germany comes to Texas, you can't miss out on the opportunity to celebrate another part of the world. 


Christmas at the Caverns

Price: $27.99

When: Saturday, December 7 - Monday, December 23

Address: 26495 Natural Bridge Caverns Rd., San Antonio, TX 78266

Why You Need To Go: Not many people can say they've experienced Christmas underground, but now you can. 


Miracle at Johnny's

Price: ๐Ÿ’ธ

When: Monday, November 25 - Tuesday, December 31

Address: 2518 Yale St., Houston, TX 77008

Why You Need To Go: For their themed drinks and endless cute photo ops! Miracle Pop-Ups will be all over the state, so just because you don't live in Houston doesn't mean you have to miss out on the fun.



Austin Trail of Lights

Price: Free - $5

When: Tuesday, December 23 - Monday, December 23

Address: 2100 Barton Springs Rd., Austin, TX 78704

Why You Need To Go: To experience Austin's most epic and magical holiday tradition.


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