Ring in the New Year at Magical Winter Lights! A Celebration for Your Entire Family

Ring in the New Year at Magical Winter Lights and enjoy an array of live entertainment and performances with your entire family!

Magical Winter Lights, a new holiday tradition for Houstonians, features larger-than-life Chinese lanterns highlighting renditions of world-famous landmarks. The festival will kick off New Year’s celebration on Thursday, December 31 at 5:30 PM until 1 AM on New Year’s Day, 2016.

A variety of cultural performances from dragon dance to Samba to Swing Dance featuring 1920’s flapper style will bring a whole night’s fun for your entire family.

Don’t forget to bring your folding chairs and watch the live broadcast of Times Square New Year Celebration right at Magical Winter Lights with our 58 ft long outdoor movie screen!

A lineup of some performances are listed below:

Dragon Dance & Lion Dance

lion dance

Acrobatic Performance

Samba Dance


Belly Dance


Swing Dance – 1920’s American Flapper Style


Dance Party starts featuring DJ Marlon!

dj spin

Visitors will also be able to dance and take photos with performers. Pick up a souvenir at our gift shop near the Christmas tree lantern. Learn a few steps of a new cultural dance as you wish!