West Texas for the Holidays

Starbright Village Santa Display
Starbright Village Santa Display(CBS7)
Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 5:55 PM CST
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PERMIAN BASIN, Texas (KOSA) -It is the holiday season, and CBS7 is here to help plan your festivities with a list of all the holiday events happening across the Permian Basin.

Tree Lightings

  • Odessa: Thursday, December 1st at 6:30 p.m. at Starbright Village
  • Hobbs: Saturday, December 3rd at 6 p.m. Downtown Hobbs.
  • Midland: Tuesday, December 6th at 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Park.

Christmas Parades

  • Odessa: Saturday, December 3rd at 6:30 p.m. Downtown Odessa
  • Midland: Saturday, December 6th at 6:30 p.m. at Centennial Park

Shows and musical celebrations

  • MCT’s A Christmas Carol: November 25-December 17 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. or December 11 at 2:30 p.m. at Midland Community Theatre.
  • Las Posadas: A Christmas show presented by UT Permian Thursday, December 1 at Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center. Vendors and food trucks start at 4:00 p.m., concert starts at 7:00 pm
  • “Wonderful name” Musical: By Midland’s First Baptist Church Saturday, December 10th at 3 p.m. or Sunday, December 11th at 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Central Campus.
  • Midland Community Band Christmas Concert: A free Christmas concert, presented by Midland Community Band, featuring the treble choir from Young Women’s Leadership Academy on Saturday, December 17 at 2 p.m. at the Midland College, Allison Fine Arts building in the auditorium.
  • “Sounds of the Season” Holiday Concert: Christmas Concert presented by West Texas Symphony, on Dec. 3 at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
  • Broncho Legacy Christmas Show: Dec. 9 & 10, 7:30 p.m. at the OHS Performing Arts Center.
  • OHS Choir Holiday Concert “Happy Holidays”: Dec. 12, 7:00 p.m. at the OHS Performing Arts Center.
  • Basin Brass Christmas Bonanza!: Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m. at the Rea- Greathouse Recital Hall at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center.

Hang out with Santa

  • Caring Santa: Sunday, December 4th, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Midland Park Mall
  • Breakfast with Santa: Saturday, December 10th, 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Eat, drink and be merry with Santa Clause himself! It’s a jolly holiday tradition! There will be giveaways and activities for kids. Space is limited.
  • Cookies with Santa: Saturday, December 10th, from 2-5 p.m. at Center Stage Dance Studio in Odessa. Benefitting the CSDS Surge Dance Team.
  • Grinch Hang-Out and photo op: December 10th, from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. at Meraki Home Realty (820 E 7th Street).

Other Holiday Events

  • CBS7′S Christmas Lights of Cheer: Every week CBS7 viewers will have the opportunity to vote on Facebook for their favorite decorated house. (Sponsored by Whataburger).
  • Santa Bikers Christmas Celebration: December 3rd at 11 a.m. at the Boys and Girls club, Wilkerson Unit.
  • Historic Alpine Christmas Stroll: At 4:30 p.m. December 3rd on Sul Ross avenue.
  • Parks Legado Christmas Tree Market: December 2nd-December 4th from 5-9 p.m. at the Parks Legado Shopping Center.
  • VFW Kid’s Christmas Party: Saturday, December 10 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Tall City VFW Hall. There will be games, stocking decorating, a hot chocolate bar, ornament making, and other activities free of charge for kids attending.
  • Life-size snow globe photo op: December 10th at United Supermarkets, Midland, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and at United Supermarkets, Odessa, 1350 East 8th St. from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Photos with the Grinch: December the 10th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Meraki Home Reality, 820 E 7th Street. There will also be donuts and hot chocolate and writing letters to Santa.
  • “Celebrate the Pawlidays”: December 10, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Midland Animal Services will be hosting their holiday event. Which includes Pet Photos with Santa, an animal adoption Angel Tree, a Pet bake sale, Discounted adoptions, discounted vaccinations, and discounted microchips.
  • Christmas at the Brown-Dorsey House: Hosted by the Midland Texas Historical Society on Saturday the 10th and Sunday the 11th from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Holidays with the Bush Family: Fundraiser at the George Bush Childhood Home on Saturday the 17th from 3-7 p.m.

If we missed something let us know at news@cbs7.com! We will continue to update this list as we receive more events.