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Due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some events have been postponed or canceled. Please make sure to check the event website, social media, or call ahead to confirm an event is still taking place if you are interested in attending.

Lampasas

Christmas on the Creek

Dec. 11

Food trucks, s'mores, a photo booth, hot chocolate, a light display, sleigh rides, and a stroll thro...

Leander

Old Town Christmas Festival

Dec. 4, 11, 18

Every first Saturday of December, Old Town Leander comes alive to spread Christmas joy throughout th...

Llano

Llano River Pumpkin Float

Oct. 30

Bring your carved pumpkins and enjoy the evening float and glow as you see lots of carved and lit pu...

Starry Starry Nights Lighted Christmas Park

Nov. 26-Dec. 31

Sip hot chocolate and stroll along the Llano River enjoying all of the displays that light up Badu P...

Snow Day

Dec. 11

Winter fun comes to the Texas Hill Country with sled riding in Badu Park. The entire family is welco...

Longview

Christmas at the Courthouse

Dec. 4

Santa and other characters are set up on the courthouse lawn for holiday fun. There are also train r...

Lubbock

Candlelight at the Ranch

Dec. 10-11

Visitors step into a "living Christmas card" when the annual Candlelight at the Ranch recreates a fr...

Lufkin

"A Christmas Carol"

Dec. 2

Charles Dickens' classic celebrates the true spirit of Christmas in this production filled with haun...

"A Christmas Carol"

Dec. 2

Charles Dickens' classic celebrates the true spirit of Christmas in this production filled with haun...

Celtic Angels Christmas

Dec. 17

The talented quintet brings holiday cheer with traditional favorites like "Silent Night" along with ...

Mansfield

Haunted Mansfield

Oct. 15-31

For the entire month of October, the city of Mansfield transforms into a Halloween destination. Enjo...

Marathon

Fiesta de Noche Buena

Dec. 4

Marathon's beloved holiday party, Fiesta de Noche Buena, takes place the first Saturday every Decemb...

Marble Falls

Walkway of Lights

Nov. 19-Jan. 2

This is one of the biggest holiday events in the Highland Lakes each year. Two million lights on mor...

The Ice Skating Rink in Lakeside Park

Nov. 19-Jan. 1

Ice skating on real ice in Lakeside Park promises to bring a smile to everyone’s face and delight ...

Christmas Market on Main

Dec. 4

Come to Main Street to experience 70-plus craft makers, bakers, and style creators from around the H...

Mckinney

Holiday Tour of Homes

Dec. 4-5

Tour a collection of private homes in the famed historic district of McKinney, all dressed up for th...

Santa's Workshop Gift Making

Dec. 4

Attend this annual gift-making extravaganza with over a dozen options for artists to choose from. Ki...

Christmas Parade of Lights

Dec. 11

The 22nd annual parade features floats, marching bands, dancers, and other entries who compete for p...

Krewe of Barkus Dog Parade

Feb. 28

Modeled after the original parade in The Big Easy that was created to draw attention to the plight o...

Medina

The Great Hill Country Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30-31

Visit Love Creek Orchards on the weekends this month and enjoy a hay maze for small children, music,...

Mesquite

Day of the Dead Festival

Oct. 30

Celebrate Day of the Dead and the cultural traditions of the holiday at this all-day festival. ...

Veterans Day Celebration

Nov. 6

The City of Mesquite celebrates Veterans Day, honoring veterans with a community celebration that ta...

Holiday Wreath Making Workshop

Nov. 13, 18

Gather a group of friends or come alone and make new ones while learning how to make a fresh evergre...

Christmas on the Square

Nov. 30

Enjoy the sights, sounds, and flavors of Christmas at this holiday season tradition in the historic ...

"A Christmas Story"

Dec. 3-5, 10-12, 17-19

Mesquite Arts Theatre presents this perfomance of the classic story "A Christmas Tale." Humorist Jea...

Christmas on the Corridor

Dec. 11

This holiday-themed event offers a festive atmosphere with yard games, crafts for children, and infl...

Mesquite Symphony Orchestra: Home for the Holidays

Dec. 18

The holiday season isn't complete without the Mesquite Symphony Orchestra's rendition of Christmas c...

Carols and Cocoa

Dec. 18

Join family and friends in singing traditional Christmas carols plus the city's very own "12 Days of...

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Jan. 15

Every January, the city of Mesquite along with the Mesquite NAACP celebrate the life and legacy of D...

Be Mine at the Ranch

Feb. 12

Bring your Valentine to the Florence Ranch Homestead, where guests can enjoy valentine crafts, goodi...

Christmas Concert

Dec. 4

Mesquite Community Band presents its annual holiday concert. The band is made up of volunteer musici...

Winter Gala: A Community Celebration

Dec. 4

The Mesquite Arts Center hosts its Winter Gala, a night of family fun with food and music....

Christmas in the Park

Dec. 4-5

Mesquite Parks and Recreation’s largest annual event, Christmas in the Park, kicks off the holiday...

Monahans

Lighted Christmas Parade

Dec. 6

Lighted Christmas floats dazzle through a festive holiday parade. Santa rides by on his sleigh befor...

Montalba

A Walk Through Bethlehem

Dec. 10-12

Guided tours through the streets of Bethlehem begin with a hay ride to the gates. Walk through the s...

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