Arts & Culture

WATCH: The Bufkins’ Christmas Light Tour

This year, we take the family behind Pasadena’s famed Bufkin’s Christmas Wonderland to see the lights!

One year after closing their annual holiday light display, Ernie Manouse takes Sherry & Roy Bufkin out to see the holiday lights of Houston’s River Oaks neighborhood. “Bufkin’s Christmas Wonderland” welcomed almost 400,000 visitors to enjoy Roy and Sherry’s lighting, trains, and animatronics display over their 25 year history – but this year, it was time for the Bufkins to enjoy other people’s hard work and dedication. Come along with us on Mister McKinney’s Houston History Bus, as we share the sights and sounds of the holidays with you all.

Revisit our 2017 story about the Bufkin’s Christmas Wonderland here:



Ernie Manouse

Ernie Manouse

Senior Producer / Host

Ernie Manouse, a native of Binghamton, NY and a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, launched his broadcasting career with NBC News before working at Chicago radio station WLS-AM. In 1996, Ernie joined HoustonPBS (now Houston Public Media), and as an anchor and producer, he has garnered eleven Emmy Awards, five...

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