You're invited to celebrate global customs and cuisines under one festive roof at our first holiday international festival and brunch, YUMMY! Wonderland on Saturday, December 12th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Phoenicia Specialty Foods Downtown. Bring the family to enjoy a fun day of food, crafts, live music, dance performances and shopping.
The event is also a toy drive in partnership with the Houston Fire Department’s Operation Stocking Stuffer so please bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate and we'll treat you to a complimentary cup of hot chocolate.
The YUMMY! Wonderland festival and performances are free and open to the public. All-you-can-eat brunch tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children (ages 4-12). Children 3 and under, free admission. Brunch, coffee and juice will be served from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and are included in the ticket price.
Happy holidays to you and yours!
The YUMMY! Crew
Pomegranate Glazed Salmon
Aleppo Roasted Potatoes
Falafel Spiced Hash Browns
Waffles with Cranberry Syrup
Enjoy live holiday music and dance throughout the day by local performers representing the customs and cultures of the United States, Mexico, Latin America and Russia.
Talento Bilingüe de Houston/ Ambassadors International Ballet Folklorico
The Russian Cultural Center
Theatre Under the Stars’ Humphreys School of Musical Theater students
Awty International School’s International Choir
KINETIC, a fresh, new conductorless orchestra comprised of 16 string players led by Natalie Lin
FLY Dance Company “Jingle Fly” Preview
Pancho Claus, the Tex-Mex Santa
Houston Rockets games & giveaways, plus a possible appearance by mascot Clutch
Let your creative side out to play! Families can create memories at hands-on crafting centers including:
Aurora Picture Show flip book craft
Young Makers activity station for making embossed holiday cards, hosted by Houston Makerspace
Find gifts with heart by local artists and The Community Cloth, a local organization selling artisanal hand-crafted products locally made by women who come from Afghanistan, Bhutan, Congo, Iran, Iraq, Myannar (Burma) and Sudan.
YUMMY! Holiday Wishes
What’s on your holiday wish list? Let Santa Claus know during the celebration. Santa speaks French, Spanish and English and photo opportunities are available. Pancho Claus, the Tex-Mex Santa will greet guests.
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