Hometown Christmas Festival

Dates: Friday & Saturday, December 6-7, 2013

Time: Starts at 7 p.m. on Friday, continues through Saturday

Location: Pearland Town Center (11200 Broadway)

Ages: All ages welcome

Cost: Free admission. Food, crafts and some activities will have fees associated.

Feel the Christmas spirit come alive as Pearland Parks and Recreation teams up with the Pearland Town Center to host the City's Annual Hometown Christmas Festival.

Come join us for an exciting weekend of Christmas entertainment, the sounds of holiday music, a live performance by "The Voice" contestant Savannah Berry, the arrival of Santa, the lighting of our gorgeous 30-foot Christmas tree, fun in the snow and much more!

The festivities will kick off on Friday evening with Mayor Reid and jolly ol' Saint Nick at our Tree Lighting Ceremony and lead into the weekend, concluding with the Annual Lighted Christmas Parade.      

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, December 6

Holiday Gift Market & Tree Lighting Ceremony - Starts at 7 p.m.

Live Entertainment - Featuring a performance by recording artist and "The Voice" contestant, Savannah Berry on the Westside Veterinary Hospital Entertainment Stage

Winter Playland for Children, presented by H-E-B Plus!

Horse-drawn Carriage Rides, presented by UHCL-Pearland

Strolling Entertainment, featuring Eggnolf the Elf and more!

Santa's Arrival

Lighting of the Pearland Christmas Tree

Saturday, December 7

Breakfast with Santa - 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. - benefitting Forgotten Angels, hosted by BJ's Restaurant

Holiday Gift Market -  Noon to 8 p.m.

Cookies with Santa* - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Craft activities*, presented by Peace Church - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Goldmine Clowns, free balloon art - 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Strolling Entertainment by Eggnolf the Elf - 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Live music on stage featuring Modulation Band - 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Lighted Christmas Parade "A Rockin' Christmas" - Starts at 6 p.m.

Tickets for Breakfast with Santa are $5 per person and include breakfast, a visit with Santa and free face painting and balloon art. To pre-purchase your breakfast tickets, contact Forgotten Angels at 281.412.6435. Tickets are also available at the Pearland Town Center Customer Service Center on the day of the event, while supplies last. Guests are encouraged to bring their own cameras.