Whether you’ve been naughty or nice, you deserve a getaway to The Woodlands. Experience a masterfully planned winter wonderland featuring ice skating, photos with Santa, and more.

Still looking for a last-minute gift? The Woodlands is home to over 70 boutique shops at Market Street as well as iconic retailers inside The Woodlands Mall.

Read on for a list of this community’s top holiday events.

Photos with Santa | Through December 24, 2017
This holiday season, snap a memorable photo while your child sits on Santa’s lap to share his or her wish list. Everyone needs a photo with Santa, right?! Photos with Jolly St. Nick are available daily at Market Street in suite 683 or outside of Macy’s in The Woodlands Mall.

The Woodlands Ice Rink | Through January 15, 2018
The Woodlands Ice Rink season is here! Lace up your skates, drink some hot chocolate, and enjoy holiday cheer at the state-of-the-art ice rink in The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion multi-purpose building. The Woodlands Ice Rink is open through January 15, 2018. Click here for operation hours and pricing.

New Year’s Eve Gatsby Celebration | December 31, 2017
Ring in the New Year Gatsby style. Revel in the 20s at The Woodlands Resort themed New Year’s Eve celebration complete with dinner buffet and a roaring good time, featuring a live band, open house bar, and a fireworks show at midnight.

New Year’s Eve Bash | December 31, 2017
Ring in the New Year at The Westin at The Woodlands. The New Year’s Eve extravaganza features live entertainment and DJ, complimentary whiskey and wine tasting, small plate and action stations, photo booth, oyster bar, cash bar and champagne toast at midnight.

High Noon Countdown | December 31, 2017
The Woodlands Children’s Museum is bringing the excitement and glitter of New Year’s Eve to little ones in a safe, family-friendly setting. During the museum’s High Noon Countdown parties, children can count down the seconds leading up to a balloon and confetti drop — once at the stroke of noon and again at 3:00 p.m. The two parties also will feature music, New Year’s hat-making, and other special activities.

Polar Bear Plunge | January 1, 2018
Plunge into the New Year at The Woodlands Resort where you can enjoy complimentary Bloody Mary’s, screwdrivers and mimosas. Breakfast tacos available.

After a day of shopping and holiday festivities, relax at one of The Woodlands’s many award-winning hotels, where you can enjoy fresh baked cookies, egg nog and hot cocoa. (Dreaming of sugar plum fairies and Santa’s sleigh optional.)