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December 9, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Midtown Houston’s Mistletoe Market is an annual holiday celebration and destination market. This high-energy NYC-style holiday-inspired market is located in the heart of Midtown Houston at Bagby Park, an urban park space surrounded by a walkable community, hi-rise living, and vibrant nightlife. The market showcases a curated selection of more than 20 vendors, artisans, and performers, all inspired by the season. Guests can enjoy shopping, food, craft activities, music, and more at this pet and family-friendly market.
This year, our theme is “Holidays Outside of the Box” because we love unusual opportunities to create unique art and be a part of that, especially around the holiday season. Additionally, you can come and take your family photos with us at one of our beautifully designed holiday backdrops.
Midtown Houston has been a catalyst in supporting art. Our community was designated as a State of Texas Cultural Arts & Entertainment District in 2012 and is known for its many attractions, including picturesque park spaces, long-standing arts organizations, and national award-winning public art.
This event is hosted and underwritten by the Cultural Arts and Entertainment District Committee.
Sign Wrap Day – In preparation for the event, we will wrap the iconic Midtown letters in a holiday-themed design, creating a perfect backdrop for this seasonal celebration! Join us on Tuesday, November 29th at 9:30am. Want to know what the artwork will reveal? Hint – there’s no place like Gnome!
Schedule of Events
Discover your creative side this holiday season at one of our ArtJams. Classes are free, and supplies are provided, but seating is limited. Please reserve your spot ahead of time by registering below.
Friday – December 9, 2022
- ArtJam – 5pm – 7pm: Build Your Spirit with artist Debbie Gibbs – We have a beautiful class for you this year that’s all about creating your holiday spirit. What do you envision for yourself as we move into the holiday season and a new year of self-reflection? Are you an angel, a sprite, a muse, or a maven? You can be whomever you like. Create your spirit, select your clothing, and decorate it as you choose. Use your hands to guide your heart as you think of yourself outside of the box. Click here to register.
- Live Entertainment – 6pm– 7pm Mariachi Imperial de America – Houston’s nationally recognized mariachi group kicks off our holiday season! Its diverse musical repertoire distinguishes Mariachi Imperial de America from other mariachi groups. Performances are filled with dancing, singing, and often include audience participation.
- Live Entertainment- 8:30pm– 10pm The Vanguard Collective – Grab your friends and loved ones as we settle in for a cozy, jazzy Friday night under the glow of holiday lights. The gentlemen of Vanguard are back by popular demand.
Stop by and say hello to Market Mascot Kaiya and her mama Karen Christensen booth #6!
Market Swag! The first 50 families each day who stop by the Midtown booth at the front of the festival will receive a commemorative Mistletoe Market ornament to take home and add to your tree or give as a gift. One ornament per family. Visitors will also receive a free reusable Mistletoe Market bag to shop with and use during the season.
Get your smiles ready and your best sweater out of storage there will be professional photography and video of this event that could appear on #midtownHOU social media. Tag us and like us with your photos at #midtownHOU!