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Vitruvian Lights

Nov. 24-Jan. 1

Vitruvian Park will be transformed into a dazzling and magical holiday wonderland during Vitruvian L...


Holiday in the Park

Nov. 17-Dec. 31

Celebrate the most magical time of the year with enchanting experiences that help create special fam...

Enchant: The World's Largest Christmas Light Maze & Market

Nov. 23-Dec. 30

Enchant features an ice skating rink and more than two acres of lighted Christmas Mazes and displays...

"Miracle on 34th Street"

Nov. 30-Dec. 16

This is a tale that we want to believe in, that creates a world we seem to desperately desire, free ...

UIL High School Football Championships

Dec. 19-22

Catch all the action as UIL football teams across Texas compete for state championship titles. ...

UIL High School Football State Championships

Dec. 19-22

Watch the best teams in the state face off in these championship games....

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

Dec. 29

The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium brings two college football powerhouses neck to nec...

Cotton Bowl Classic

Dec. 29

The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic brings two college football powerhouses neck to neck. ...


Lost Pines Christmas

Nov. 23-Dec. 31

Celebrate the holiday season in Historic Downtown Bastrop. From an old-fashioned Main Street Christm...


Sam Rayburn's Birthday Open House

Jan. 5

Come celebrate the birthday of the 43rd Speaker of the United State's House of Representatives and a...


Cameron Chamber of Commerce Christmas Basketball Classic Tournament

Dec. 27-28

Come to the annual Christmas Basketball Classic Tournament to watch Central Texas teams compete with...


Whistle Stop Christmas Lighting Ceremony

Nov. 19-Dec. 31

Come experience our Christmas wonderland with over 3.5 million lights decorating Hulen Park that wil...

"A Christmas Carol"

Dec. 1-22

Back for it's every-other-year production at Plaza Theatre Company, "A Christmas Carol" once again t...

Brazos Chamber Orchestra Christmas Concert

Dec. 11

Come and enjoy an evening with friends and family as our 50-piece orchestra plays an eclectic blend ...

Sip, Shop, and Stroll

Jan. 3

Our merchants keep their doors open late every first Thursday of the month. Shops will offer special...


Comanche County Christmas Lights

Nov. 24-Jan. 2

Come celebrate the season with the 6th annual Comanche County Christmas Light Show. Featuring over 3...


Christmas in the Park

Nov. 19-Jan. 1

This lighted, self-guided drive includes 250 festive scenes. Thursday evenings are hot chocolate nig...


"Ultimate Dinosaurs"

June 23-Jan. 6

Based on groundbreaking research from scientists around the world, this exhibit reveals a new breed ...

"The Nature of Arp"

Sept. 15-Jan. 6

The first major North American museum exhibition dedicated to Jean (Hans) Arp in three decades, with...

"Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello: Paradox of Liberty"

Sept. 22-Dec. 31

This landmark exhibition brings to life the story of slavery at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello throug...

The 12 Days of Christmas

Nov. 4-Dec. 31

The elaborately decorated Victorian-style gazebos are on display for the final year at the Dallas Ar...

The Lady From the Sea by Henrik Ibsen

Nov. 8-Dec. 30

Undermain returns the Classics with Ibsen’s rarely seen drama, "The Lady From the Sea." Ellida, a ...

Delilah Montoya: The New Warriors

Nov. 17-Dec. 29

A recent exhibition at MoMA’s PS1, Body Armor, featured four women artists that conveyed certain e...

Paul Sokal: Before iPhone

Nov. 17-Dec. 29

Paul Sokal has been collecting old relics from his childhood and not too recent past. These objects ...

The Trains at NorthPark

Nov. 17-Jan. 6

This year marks the 20th year of The Trains at NorthPark, with more than 750 railcars on a 1,600-foo...

GeO-Deck the Halls

Nov. 24-Dec. 22

This winter, sprinkle the city with holiday cheer atop Reunion Tower’s GeO-Deck. Throughout the ho...

Santa Visits Reunion Tower

Nov. 24-Dec. 22

Santa and his elves are making spirits bright with weekly trips to the GeO-Deck every Saturday. Gues...

Christmas Lights, Chocolate, and Sips Tours

Nov. 27-Dec. 30

View holiday lights in sweet style via private heated motor coach. Begin by tasting scrumptious tre...

Zoo Lights

Dec. 1-Jan. 1

The zoo transforms into a winter wonderland with over one million twinkling lights that illuminate t...

Dallas Zoo Visits Reunion Tower

Dec. 2-14

Have flurries of fun with furry friends from the Dallas Zoo. The Animal Adventures team showcases a ...

Ugly Sweater Bingo

Dec. 11

Nothing spells “holiday” like an ugly sweater party. Wear your tackiest sweater and join in on t...

Lights All Night

Dec. 28-29

Celebrating its ninth year on New Year's Eve weekend, this festival features performances from some ...


Sip, Shop, and Stroll

Dec. 13

Sip a little wine and shop as you stroll through the stores in Historic Downtown Elgin. Find diverse...

The Art of Holiday Giving Downtown and Studio 621

Dec. 15

This holiday season, consider a handcrafted gift. Enjoy a showcase of unique handcrafted items from ...

Stocking Stuffer Saturday

Dec. 22

Businesses are featuring items to fill your stockings and offering great holiday specials....

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