The lavish holiday parade takes place Thanksgiving morning and winds through downtown Houston. The festive parade features fabulous floats, marching bands, and the holiday's first glimpse of Santa Claus.
Step back in time to the year 1540 and watch in awe as knights seated on regal steeds joust with lances and provide unforgettable entertainment that the whole family will adore. The 50-acre Renaissance theme park, set in a shady pine forest, is host to a marketplace filled with more than 330 unique arts and crafts shops. One can definitely sample some of the tasty cuisine that includes a range of food and drink from around the world. The festival takes place over a period of eight weekends. See website for ticket info. The fair lasts until dusk each night.