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12 DAYS OF M-K-T: HOLIDAY GUIDE
Find everything on your holiday wish list at M-K-T this December with a full calendar of festive happenings and sensational site-wide shopping, dining, and wellness features and year-end deals! Scroll down to unwrap your guide to all the festive fun waiting for you:
Time & Location
Dec 01, 2023, 7:00 AM – Dec 31, 2023, 7:00 PM
M-K-T, 600 N Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77007, USA
About the Event
🎁 12 DAYS OF M-K-T HOLIDAY GUIDE | Celebrate With A Full Calendar of Holiday Events & Site-wide Specials
1. SPARKLE AND SHINE AT OUR HOLIDAY PHOTO OPS
Never miss a moment to strike a pose when you visit M-K-T!
✨ Holiday Light Tunnels | Now - January 4th, at 4 PM Daily
Visit M-K-T trailside to experience a magical wonderland of two tunnels of shimmering lights adorning the full length of M-K-T’s bridges. M-K-T is treating lucky locals to FREE holiday photo sessions with Jonathan Rienstra Photography on Tuesday, December 12th. Sign up to schedule your complimentary 10-minute photo session, while availability lasts.
📸 Holiday-Themed Airstream | December 2nd - January 2nd
Our groovy ‘60s-era M-K-T Airstream located between Buildings 2 and 3 will receive a holiday glow-up with an eye-catching photo op installation sponsored by Houston Plant Market. The airstream photo op is open to the public during M-K-T’s hours of operation. No appointment necessary!
2. SHOP 'TIL YOU DROP IN M-K-T STYLE FOR FASHION, ACCESSORIES, AND HOME
Let the eye-catching apparel and accessories in M-K-T’s array of inviting boutiques and shops draw you out of your winter cocoon.
🎉 Pippa & Pearl Grand Opening Party | December 2nd, Noon - 2 PM
Celebrate the grand opening of Pippa & Pearl’s first brick-and-mortar location with a live DJ, light bites and drinks, shopping, giveaways, a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 1 PM, and the debut of Sarah Pappas’ Rair Burd streetwear pop-up shop!
🛋️ Lovesac Holiday Collections | Up to 35% Sac Bundles Now - December 4th
Prepare your home for the coziest time of the year. Shop Lovesac’s Holiday Favorites and Northern Nights Collections, along with their top picks for holiday gifting. Lovesac’s luxury fabrics and easily customized Sactional furniture set-ups and pillowy signature Sacs offer the ultimate in comfort for any size crowd you’d like to get cozy with!
🥂 SuitShop Sip & Shop with Poder Hispano | December 7th, 6 - 8 PM
Prep for the holiday party season with SuitShop and Poder Hispano! Enjoy festive drinks and try on the perfect suits designed for both men and women at this stylish soiree. Poder Hispano is a 501(c)(3) organization focused on community engagement and multicultural awareness. RSVP to email@example.com to attend.
🌆 Chloe Dao Charitable HoUSton Shirts & Mugs | December 1st - 31st
The perfect gifts for those who love to support local are available at Chloe Dao. Her signature “HoUSton” design t-shirts and mugs celebrate the remarkable diversity found in H-Town. This holiday season, 10% of the proceeds from each purchase will support the Houston Food Bank.
3. HOLIDAY FUN AND FROLICS AT M-K-T'S FAMILY-FRIENDLY KIDS EVENTS
Parent-tested, kid-approved! You can celebrate with the entire squad with family-friendly programming for all ages this December at M-K-T.
🃏 Trail Mix: Music, Magic & More | December 2nd, 10 AM
🎸 Heights Kids' Day of Music | December 16th, 4 - 6 PM
Rock out at a sunset glow stick dance party with Heights Kids' Day of Music! This trailside celebration will feature the chance to jingle jam with ‘90s cover band Booyah and enjoy a hot chocolate and churros station from Homestead Kitchen & Bar.
4. SHOP WITH ALL THE JINGLE LADIES AT HTX BOSS BABES HOLIDAY FEST
Bring the whole squad to this femme-powered family and dog-friendly event!
💖 HTX Boss Babes Holiday Fest | December 3rd, 11 AM - 4 PM
Shop ‘til you drop with H-Town’s original girl gang and over 80 women-owned businesses at HTX Boss Babe’s Holiday Fest. This sitewide outdoor event features a glittering array of holiday activities for all ages, multiple DJs, and stunning photo ops around every corner!
5. TREAT YOURSELF TO FESTIVE M-K-T FITNESS AND WELLNESS FEATURES
The holiday hubbub can take its toll, so be sure to take time to work out, refresh, and rejuvenate at M-K-T’s fitness and wellness hotspots!
🧼 Hi, Skin Gift One, Get One Facials & $40 Off Gift Cards | Now - December 31st
Freshen up your gift game when you give personalized facials and skin care products from Hi, Skin. “Gift one, get one” of their signature Hi, Tech Facial when you book in-studio or by phone. You can also receive $40 off any gift card purchase of $140 or more when you use or mention code: HOLIDAY at checkout.
😎 Hush Hush Tan Pre-Opening Deal 25% Off Gift Cards | Now - December 31st
This luxury spray tanning salon is coming soon to M-K-T! Score year-end gift card savings redeemable at their first Houston location on their website now, so you can be the first to get the Hush Hush Tan glow!
💪🏽 Solidcore December New & Annual Membership Specials | December 1st - 31st
Work out and save big this season under the blue lights at Solidcore with their popular high-intensity, low-impact full-body workouts. New members can sign up for 2 weeks of unlimited classes for only $79 and take 4 classes in 2 weeks to earn 15% off a continuing membership. New and current members can commit to a 12-month membership to save 25% off! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to sign up for these local deals.
6. SUNDAY FUNDAY THE HOLIDAY WAY AT M-K-T'S HOLIDAZE MARKET
Shop the best in festive fare from local vendors and meet The Grinch!
💚 Sunday Funday: Holidaze Market | December 10th, Noon - 4 PM
'Tis the season for sipping, shopping, and feeling groovy. DJ M-Cue will spin the fresh holiday vibes as you sip brews from Eureka Heights and shop for everyone on your nice list at this festive outdoor market! Find the best local artisan wares, hands-on activities, and giftable goodies galore. Meet and greet with Who Stole Houston’s The Grinch from 12-2 PM!
⭐️ Please note: due to unforeseen circumstances Union Studio Yoga has canceled their Ugly Sweater Yoga event set to take place on December 13th.
7. JINGLE ALL THE NAMASTE AT UNION STUDIO YOGA'S UGLY SWEATER YOGA CLASS
Get your warm, fuzzy fitness fix at this all-level outdoor yoga session!
🧘🏻 Union Studio Yoga: Ugly Sweater Yoga | December 13th, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Wear your ugliest holiday sweater and join Union Studio Yoga founder Kim Taurins as you pose, frolic, and stretch in view of the twinkling lights from M-K-T’s Holiday Light Tunnels. Whether you’re new to yoga or a seasoned pro, you’ll feel jolly good!
8. SAVOR SEASONAL FLAVORS WHEN YOU DRINK AND DINE AT M-K-T
Winter warmers and great gifts for foodies are on tap from M-K-T’s delicious dining destinations!
🍣 Blue Sushi Sake Grill Gift Card Promo | December 1st - 31st
This holiday at Blue Sushi Sake Grill, gift givers will receive a $25 bonus gift card with the purchase of a $100 gift card. Give the sushi-lover on your list a thrill when you snag this coveted gift deal. We won’t tell if you keep the bonus $25 gift card to treat yourself.
🍵 New Seasonal Flavors at YumCha
Fuel your holiday with delightful teas and handcrafted beverages from YumCha. New menu items include the comforting winter flavors and cool sensations of their House Trio Milk Tea and Creamy Avocado Yogurt drink.
🥪 Mendocino Farms Giving Opportunity & BOGO Deals | Now - December 31st
Enjoy crowd-pleasing salads, sandwiches, and more, and give back this holiday season at Mendocino Farms. Through December 31st, you can round up your check in-store to benefit No Kid Hungry or add on a donation with any online order. Each Saturday and Sunday in December, use promo code BOGOWKND to score a buy one, get one 50% off entrée, in-store or online.
9. ART LOVERS FIND CREATIVE FUN AT M-K-T'S FINER THINGS CLUB
Culture vultures will love this al fresco weeknight art lesson under the stars!
👩🏻🎨 Finer Things Club: Urban Sketching | December 12th, 6 - 7 PM
Join local urban sketching artist Judith Dollar trailside for this free art class, which will use the twinkling lights and colorful scenery of M-K-T as picturesque points of inspiration! Enjoy savory tapas-style specials and cocktails from da Gama Canteen’s café window while you get creative, and you’ve achieved the ultimate cultural night out! RSVPs are required, so save your spot now.
10. SLEIGH YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING AT HOUSTON PLANT MARKET'S PLANTMAS EVENT
Green thumbs enjoy holiday fun for all ages at this outdoor market!
🌲 Houston Plant Market: PlantMas | December 17th, 12 - 6 PM
Houston Plant Market will deck the halls at M-K-T with over 30 local vendors, a lively DJ, their Take-A-Plant, Leave-A-Plant station, and a merry scavenger hunt activity for all ages featuring prizes from M-K-T businesses. Whether you’re looking for the perfect beginner-friendly or rare plant, or for artisanal crafts, snacks, and home goods to make the season bright, you’ll find it here!
11. DELIGHTFUL EXCURSIONS AND DATE NIGHTS AT M-K-T
Plan your next adventurous outing with your BFF or boo with these outside-the-box entertainment offers!
🎨 Color Me Mine Buy One, Get One Date Night Deal & Ugly Sweater Holiday Paint Party
Craft an unforgettable evening with the one you love at Color Me Mine’s playful pottery painting studio. Couples can enjoy buy one, get one free studio fees after 4 PM each Wednesday. Mention “Date Night” in-store or when booking by phone to redeem.
Or, attend an all-ages, family-friendly Ugly Sweater Paint Party on December 16th from 6-8 PM!
Wear your ugly sweater to receive 10% off holiday pottery of your choice. Find more details and book your spot here.
🚲️ Pedego Exciting Excursions & 60% Off Year-End Sale | Now - January 2nd
Electric bikes for all! Get out and about on the Heights Hike & Bike Trail when you stop by for a free test drive with Pedego’s friendly team. You can also rent their easy-to-ride and oh-so-fun bikes hourly or by the day! Zoom in now to score their biggest savings of the year on select e-bikes and accessories. Sale prices are available in-store only, while supplies last.
12. EAT, SHOP, AND BE MERRY AT M-K-T'S SUNSET MARKET WITH THE FEEL GOOD GROUP
Weeknight market fun gets the full winter wonderland treatment at Sunset Market!
🎁 M-K-T Sunset Market | December 21st, 6 - 9 PM
Expect festive surprises and live performances to keep all ages entertained as you score last-minute gifts in style at this very merry edition of M-K-T’s monthly Sunset Market, which takes place every third Thursday, trailside. You’ll find hot, fresh, and to-go food options from Houston’s favorite chefs, along with locally crafted accessories, pantry essentials, home goods, gifts, desserts, and more from The Feel Good Group’s curated selection of local vendors.