Lighting of The Doves

The Woodlands will kick off a bright and beautiful holiday season with the 35th Annual Lighting of the Doves at Town Green Park on November 18, 2017 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The event signifies the start of as well as peace throughout the holiday season. Attendees come together as a sign of unity for the ceremonial illumination of the giant doves, which have attracted thousands of visitors over the years.

In addition, Lighting of the Doves celebrates and honors cultural diversity within The Woodlands with a variety of traditional and international performers such as dancers and more.

Throughout the magical evening, families can enjoy snow play areas, live music, children’s activities, and of course, Santa! He will make his grand entrance as he comes down The Woodlands Waterway on a sleigh. Experience festive performances, strolling entertainers and holiday vendors along with a beautiful fireworks show to round out the celebration.

Schedule of Events*

Celebration Stage
3:00 p.m. – Creekside Forest Elementary Choir
3:30 p.m. – The Woodlands High School German Club
3:55 p.m. – The Woodlands High School Japanese Club
4:35 p.m. – Texas Twirlers
5:00 p.m. – Boni’s Dance & Performing Arts Studio
5:25 p.m. – Cass-Barrington Academy of Irish Dance
6:00 p.m. – Live Music by Uptown Drive
7:00 p.m. – Holiday Greetings, Santa’s Arrival, Lighting of the Doves & Fireworks
8:00 p.m. – Live Music by Uptown Drive
9:00 p.m. – Event Concludes

Festival Stage
3:00 p.m. – Sideline Spirit Cheer Company
3:10 p.m. – Class Act Productions Stars on Tour
3:45 p.m. – Center for Indian Classical Music of Houston
4:00 p.m. – STAGE RIGHT of Texas
4:20 p.m. – Moriah Davis School of Performing Arts
4:45 p.m. – Cass-Barrington Academy of Irish Dance
5:05 p.m. – Texas Twirlers
5:25 p.m. – Texas Academy of Dance Arts (TADA)
6:00 p.m. – Ice Carvers
7:00 p.m. – Stage Dark for Santa Festivities at Main Stage

*All times and entertainment subject to change.

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