Free stuff: H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade
H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade
A showcase of floats, high-flying balloons, marching bands, artistic entries and live entertainment.
When: 9 a.m. Thursday
Where: Parade begins at Smith and Lamar
Uptown Holiday Lighting
Event features music by local groups, food, Christmas tree lighting, special appearance by Santa and a fireworks display.
When: 4 p.m. Thursday
Where: Post Oak Blvd. and Uptown Park Blvd.
Houston Skating Starz
Houston’s top figure skaters dazzle on the ice rink at Discovery Green.
When: 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Where: Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney
Critical Mass Friday
A casual group bike ride starting from downtown.
When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: Market Square Park, 301 Milam