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Posted on: November 25, 2022

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Nutcracker in the Park, Nov. 26


Back for its third year, Nutcracker in the Park is a day of celebrating local businesses as we usher in the start of the holiday season. Scroll down for our schedule of events, and plan for a great day of Holiday Cheer!

November 26 | 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. | League Park, 512 2nd Street

Shop Small Saturday Vendor Market (Mouse King Market) • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This outdoor holiday market (formerly known as the Mouse King Market), celebrates Shop Small Saturday by featuring League City's local makers, crafters, artists, and small businesses. Browse nearly 50 local vendors selling everything from clothing to food items, décor, jewelry, and much more. While you're in the Historic District, don't miss the wonderful Shoppes at Founder's Square and other nearby boutiques.

woman shopping at a market table

Ballet Lessons with the Sugar Plum Fairy & Holiday-Themed Activities for Families • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kids can take ballet lessons from Bay Area Houston Ballet and Theatre ballerinas and enjoy other holiday-themed activities under the beautiful oaks of League Park. Nutcracker characters will be available for pictures after sessions. To register for ballet lessons, visit (Note: Space is limited)

Sugar plum fairy and clara giving ballet lessons to young girls at league park.

Color Your Own Christmas Card

Pre-made greeting cards—featuring a festive scene with the League Park Gazebo—will be available for free. Color or paint them to make them your own and mail them to friends and family this season.

Color Your Own Card

Holiday Photoscape • All Season

Whether you're looking for the perfect Christmas card portrait, or simply want some festive photos to remember this holiday season, League Park offers plenty of gorgeous backdrops. From the charming gazebo decked out in greenery and bows to the custom-made photoscape and towering Christmas tree, you can capture a perfect pic that rivals Hallmark's quintessential cards. 

Girls in red dresses posing in front of the Photoscape League Park

Holiday Tree Lighting • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate, a free League City commemorative ornament, and music as we usher in the start of the holiday season together by officially lighting the City's Christmas tree.

Christmas tree lighting ceremony at League Park. 

To learn more about all of League City's Hometown Holiday events, visit

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