The Energy Corridor District has made the decision to combine the Wheels and Reels Movie Nights due to the high likelihood of bad weather on Friday. The safety of event attendees and crew must come first.
please read the updated event information below.

Saturday, December 12th at 6:00 p.m.

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch (rated PG)


Saturday, December 12th at 9:00 p.m.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation (rated PG-13)


As part of the Energy Corridor District’s Twelve Days of Christmas, we’re hosting a free movie night featuring two Christmas movies at the Addicks Park & Ride! Help us #EnergizeTheDistrict by safely supporting local businesses before attending our event.

The District’s Wheels and Reels Movie Night is contactless – stay in your vehicle and enjoy a free screening of a holiday movie.

Wheels and Reels Movie Night Schedule

5:00 p.m. – Gates open for Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch screening
6:00 p.m.Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch screening begins
8:00 p.m. – Gates open for National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation screening
9:00 p.m.National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation screening begins


The movie night will be held at Addicks Park & Ride, located at 14230 Katy Freeway. We thank Houston METRO for allowing us to use their facility.

Registration and Admission

You can enjoy FREE admission for everyone in your vehicle by supporting a District business before the event. Simply register for the movie of your choice via Eventbrite here, purchase dinner and/or movie snacks at any District business before the screening, show your Eventbrite ticket to the parking usher at the entrance, and you’re IN!

One registration ticket per vehicle is required. 200 vehicles will be allowed for each movie. Please register for the movie you plan to watch in advance. Your registration will only be good for the movie you select.

Important Facts

Don’t forget to support a District business before you arrive! View the Energy Corridor District’s Dining Guide to find an eatery within the District’s boundaries. There will not be food or drinks available on-site. Upon arrival, please leave your vehicle windows closed and show your ticket to the parking usher through the window glass. The parking usher will then direct you to your parking spot on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Portable bathrooms and hand washing stations will be available. When you are outside of your vehicle, masks are required.

In order to listen to the movie, your car must have an FM radio or you must bring a portable FM radio with you. FM radios will not be provided. Please tune into FM station 97.3 when you arrive to listen to the movie.

Movie Night Safety Rules

  • Stay home if you’re sick.
  • Wear a mask when you are outside of your vehicle.
  • Upon entering, follow the guidance of the parking ushers. They will ensure social distancing between vehicles.
  • You and your party must watch the movie from your vehicle. This includes sitting in a truck bed or the back of a hatchback. 
  • Social distancing practices must be followed when you are outside of your vehicle.
  • No scooters, motorcycles, or vehicles exceeding 20 feet long and 8 feet tall will be admitted.
  • Large SUVs and pick-up trucks will be directed to the back of the parking lot.

If you or someone in your party does not follow the rules above, your party will be asked to leave the event immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the District’s Twelve Days of Christmas?

A: To bring our community some holiday cheer, the Energy Corridor District will celebrate our own version of the Twelve Days of Christmas. From December 7-18, the District will offer a gift each day to support District businesses, our community, and various stakeholders. The Wheels and Reels Movie Nights are our way of giving back!

Q: How do I know if a restaurant I want to support is in the Energy Corridor District?

A: Make sure the restaurant you plan to support is in our Dining Guide.

Q: What happens if it rains?

A: If we expect bad weather, the event will be cancelled. Please check the Energy Corridor District’s social media and/or your email for event updates. 

Q: Does each individual need to register?

A: No, one registration is required per vehicle. Each vehicle will need to show one ticket at the entrance. With that being said, we encourage everyone attending an event to support a District business beforehand.

Q: How early can I arrive?

A: You can arrive no more than one hour before the movie you registered for begins.

Q: How do we hear the movie?

A: You can hear the movie via an FM radio. You must bring your own FM radio if your car does not have one.

Q: Do I have to stay for the entire movie?

A: No, you can leave as you please. Once you leave, you will not be allowed to re-enter so that we can minimize distractions for our guests.

If we didn’t answer your question, please email or call 832-759-3800.

About the Energy Corridor District

The Energy Corridor District (District) is an advocate for one of Houston’s premier business centers and destinations. Established in 2001 by the Texas Legislature as Harris County Improvement District #4, The District was created to promote, develop, encourage, maintain employment, commerce, transportation, housing, recreation, arts, entertainment, economic development, safety, and the public welfare within its boundaries.

Home to the headquarters and regional offices of prominent global firms within the energy sector and beyond, the District consists of over 2,000 acres, stretching along IH-10 from Kirkwood Road to west of Barker Cypress Road, and extending south along Eldridge Parkway to south of Briar Forest Drive. The District also offers access to assets such as Buffalo Bayou, Terry Hershey Park, various recreational trails, and adjacency to over 26,000 acres of parks and open space. Learn more about the District here.