The Lighting of the Doves Festival is a long-standing tradition in The Woodlands that signifies the start of the holiday season in the community. Symbolizing peace during the holidays, the ceremonial illumination of the giant doves has attracted thousands of visitors each year.
The Festival includes traditional and international performances, showcasing the cultural diversity of The Woodlands and holiday traditions celebrated around the world. Featuring snow play areas, vendor booths, children’s activities and strolling entertainment, Lighting of the Doves culminates with a special appearance by Santa Claus arriving by sleigh down The Woodlands Waterway and a dazzling fireworks display.
Concessions will be available for purchase onsite. Vendors may accept either cash or credit.
Snow Play Areas*
Live Entertainment on 2 Stages
KidZone – Free Crafts Activities with The Woodlands Children’s Museum (while supplies last)
Live Reindeer Photo Area
Face Painting – Free
Balloon Art – Free
*Inflatables, Snow Play Areas and Snow Slides require a wristband. Wristbands are $10 each and provide unlimited access to the activities for the duration of the event.
Free parking, generously donated by Timberloch, Inc., will be available at the orange, yellow, blue and white lots at 2002 Timberloch Place.