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Christmas lighting displays enchant Houstonian neighborhoods and holiday merrymakers

Today, it’s all about holiday magic, from suggestions on where to see the most dazzling light displays to a chance to talk to Santa.



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They sparkle, twinkle and glow – bring joy – and sometime even awe.

They are holiday lights, which help make the season feel magical and special.

Where you can you see the best holiday light displays in the city?

We'll talk about the places where you can see the biggest, brightest, most dazzling and creative winter lights in Houston – from Galveston to the Houston Zoo to NASA.

Plus, Ernie has a co-host direct from the North Pole. Yes, that's right, SANTA will join us today.

Below are holiday lighting events shared with us as local favorites, including call-in guests. Due to the high call volume, not all links below were mentioned on the show.

Santa Claus, taking a stroll through his garden.


Santa Claus

  • Gift giver extraordinaire and North Pole resident
  • Also known as Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Saint Nick, Kris Kringle, or simply Santa
  • Found by our good friend Boaz Arch

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