Holiday Happening 2017: 38 Years Strong

Wed. Nov. 15 - Sun. Nov. 19

LUBBOCK, TX - The women of the Junior League of Lubbock are hard at work preparing and getting the final touches ready for the 38th annual Holiday Happening: Believe in the Magic at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. 

Founded in 1979, Holiday Happening is an annual fundraiser put together by the Junior League of Lubbock that raises money for community support groups and projects such as Food2Kids, Kids in the Kitchen, SPARK and others. This year's Holiday Happening will run fom Wednesday November 15 - Sunday, November 19.

More than 130 merchants from around the country will fill the Market Halls with unique products for all of your holiday shopping list needs. 

For ticket information and to purchase tickets, call 806-445-9637, or visit jllubbock.com 

Below is a schedule of events for Holiday Happening: 

Sneak Peek: Wednesday, November 15, 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.                                    

Celebrate the official start of Holiday Happening 2017 at Sneak Peek, the exclusive preview shopping night before opening to the public. Enjoy savory hors d’oeuvres by Market Street, a silent auction, entertainment and stroller-free shopping. Sneak Peek is sponsored by Atmos Energy.

Ladies’ Day: Thursday, November 16, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Make it a special date with girlfriends, sisters, mothers and daughters to enjoy a day of food, fashion and shopping. Delight in a delectable lunch catered by Stella’s, an elegant style show presented by Dillard’s, a silent auction and stroller-free shopping. Ladies’ Day is sponsored by Pat Ham Realtors.

Girls’ Night Out:  Friday, November 17, 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

The newest event at Holiday Happening is a perfect evening to get fun-loving girlfriends together and jump into the holiday spirit. Enjoy sparkling drinks, fantastic food provided by Blue Sky, La Madeleine and On the Border with the opportunity to get your own photos with Santa – selfie style!

Breakfast with Santa: Saturday, November 18, 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Be the first to see Santa, enjoy breakfast and play in the snow inside the Civic Center! Little ones will light up at the sights of Holiday Happening 2017. Santa will be jingling and mingling as they enjoy breakfast provided by Chick-fil-A and entertainment by The Dance Gallery. Choose from seatings at 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m., and get a picture with Santa taken by Childress Photography. Reserved Tables include seating for eight, premier table location and early entry for a story with Mrs. Claus. Breakfast with Santa is sponsored by Double T Smiles.

Snacks with Santa: Saturday, November 18, 2 p.m.

Santa will also be available for Saturday afternoon snacks! The newest time option is perfect for families who prefer a later seating for their little ones. Santa will be jingling and mingling as they enjoy snacks provided by Slim Chickens and entertainment by Hub City Performing Arts. Santa will also be available for pictures, taken by Childress Photography. Reserved Tables include seating for eight, premier table location and early entry for a story with Mrs. Claus. Snacks with Santa is sponsored by Double T Smiles.

Market Hall Shopping

Enjoy two shopping areas featuring more than 130 merchants from around the country in one location.

Market Hall Shopping Hours:

Thursday, November 16    10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Friday, November 17          10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Saturday, November 18     10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Sunday, November 19       12 – 5:30 p.m.

 


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