Mark Your Calendar: See, Sip and Shop Local at the Midtown Mistletoe Market


Don’t wait until the sleigh bells are ringing to wrap up your holiday shopping. Go early, go local, and go for great deals at the Midtown Mistletoe Market. Located in Midtown Park (2811 Travis St), right in the heart of Midtown Houston, this is your chance to find truly unique gifts while supporting local artists and artisans.

Expect a vibrant holiday market bustling with energy and filled to the brim with goodies of all description. Bring the whole family for a day of live entertainment, contemporary crafts, fine foods, and fun activities. Join artists selling their original work and duck into a DIY gift station to get your gift ready for its close-up.

Shop for more than gifts; make memories when you participate by:

  1. Snapping a selfie in front of the Holiday Chalk Wall by Lauren Artista Luna.
  2. Posing for family portraits in front of Anat Ronen’s giant 3D Pop Up Art Installation
  3. Grabbing your sweetheart for a kiss beneath the Big A$$ Balloons Public Art piece.

Here’s all the fun you can expect on Friday and Saturday December 6-7:


Don’t miss the chance to see this beautiful park light up for the holiday season. Enjoy a sophisticated evening of jazz, art, food and of course…outdoor holiday shopping for a unique, meaningful gift.

Head over to the Instagram Cube for DIY activities and letter writing to Santa. From 6 to 10 p.m. you’ll find Silver Lynx Arts and Entertainment performance art troupe lighting up the night with their antics.


Beginning at 10 a.m. you can enjoy shopping with a backdrop of jazz and strolling carolers bringing holiday cheer to your ears. Santa Paws will be waiting to pose with your four-legged family member dressed in their most festive getup.

Throughout the weekend you can select delightful gifts for family and friends from market merchants like Shawn Artis, Maria Alvarez Rychlik, Corella Fairchild Pierson, Sylvia Blanco Art, and more.

Funded in part by the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance, the Midtown Mistletoe Market is a way for you to contribute to the local arts scene that makes our city unique.So, come one, come all to eat, drink, and shop till you drop. Ditch the crowds in department stores and shopping centers, and get into the holiday spirit with some local sparkle and shine.