Visiting the San Antonio location this holiday, however wish to see more than the River Walk lights? Or the Travis Park Christmas tree and the surrounding vacation wonderland?
Several suburban areas and towns surrounding the Alamo City have their own Christmas occasions. Some are a couple of years of ages, others go back years, however each provides a taste of the neighborhood’s vacation spirit. Check out 10 vacation happenings outside the San Antonio city limitations.
Boerne: Old West Christmas Light Fest— Now through December 24
Enchanted Springs Ranch in Boerne is the location to be as the cattle ranch is changed into an Old West town. Guests might come throughout most any night now through December 24 and enter the vacation spirit, assisted by countless twinkling Christmas lights, live music, and images with Santa andMrs Claus. There’s even a possibility to see Santa’s herd of … longhorns. Organizers stated this year’s additions consisted of extended Saturday hours, an interactive petting zoo, an inflatable leaping pad for kids, and more illuminated tunnels through which to stroll. Prices start at $20 for basic admission prior to discount rates.
Selma: The Light Park — Now through January 1
Drive out to Selma’s Retama Park and ride around pathways, figures and structures lined with countless Christmas lights, while taking pleasure in joyful vacation music. The Light Park has food and beverages, and is pet friendly. Prices start at $39 per automobile. Visit from 5:30 -10 pm from Monday to Thursday; 5:30 -11 pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
Seguin: Lighted Holiday Parade — December 1
Seguin’s annual Christmas parade includes more than 70 entries around the city’s historical downtown. The parade begins at the crossway of Austin and College streets at 6:30 pm, and ends at Central Park, where the mayor will turn the switch and switch on the Christmas lights spent time downtown. Attendees might likewise get an image withSanta Claus Admission is complimentary. Stick around for other vacation occasions in Seguin from December 2-4.
Hondo: A Night in Bethlehem— December 2 and 3
First Baptist Church of Hondo arranges a drive-through live nativity scene outside the church, with a 120-person cast and team. The “story of Jesus Christ’s life” will be informed with live animals and traditionally precise outfits. The drive-through starts at 6 pm on both days at 2400 Avenue P. The occasion is complimentary, and contributions are valued.
Castroville: Old-Fashioned Christmas Celebration and Market — December 2 and 3
Medina County’s biggest arts and craft show includes craftsmen suppliers from around South Texas, collected in Houston Square from 6-10 pm on December 2, and 9 am to 4 pm on December 3. It provides a range of handcrafted crafts, present products, house decors, candle lights, fashion jewelry, and more. There will likewise be kids’s activities, a see with Santa Claus, and other home entertainment. Admission is complimentary.
Schertz: Holidazzle — December 3
Holidazzle is Schertz’s yearly day and night of Christmas events, beginning with a breakfast with Santa, followed by the Kris Kringle Market including handcrafted crafts, specialized foods, and more. Then, the Holiday Hoopla provides snow, a short-term ice skating rink, home entertainment, and a possibility for fireside roasting and toasting of food for any ages. The Festival of Angels Parade, held in the evening, concludes the occasion as regional schools, clubs, and merchants travel Schertz’s primary roadways in between Pickerel Park andCommunity Circle Drive All celebrations happen in between 8 am and 8 pm.
Windcrest: Light-Up — December 3
Windcrest’s yearly holiday event is among the more popular activities of its kind in the San Antonio location. Dozens of homes embellish their front windows, doors, patios, and yards in fantastical methods with lights and fancy styles according to each year’s style; this year’s style is Fiesta deNavidad Members of the general public are welcomed to utilize a map from the city revealing them taking part embellished houses and companies to evaluate the very best decors. The December 3 kickoff event consists of home entertainment, a market, and a see fromSanta Anyone can drive through Windcrest and take a look at embellished, brighten houses nighttime through December 31, beginning at 6 pm.
New Braunfels: Old Town Christmas Market — December 8
The New Braunfels Conservation Society places on a market fundraiser at Conservation Plaza, filled with present baskets, beverages, and special, handcrafted crafts and other items. The one-day occasion ranges from 2-8 pm. Admission is complimentary.
Helotes: Hill Country Christmas Parade — December 10
The Hill Country Christmas Parade consists of lots of regional people, companies, schools, churches, and civic groups marching or taking a trip through “old town Helotes.” The procession begins at 13715 Riggs Road near Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church at 7:30 pm; it ends at First Baptist Church ofHelotes Admission is complimentary.
Bandera: Sunday Funday Christmas Ride— December 18
Head out to Bandera in the Texas Hill Country, install a saved horse (or “mule/donkey/zebra/ camel,” according to the saucy occasion description) and take pleasure in a Sunday Funday Christmas Ride byMajor Hope Corral Visitors might see Bandera’s historical downtown, hit the road going through the city park and past Medina River, go to the Cowboy Bar, and go back to the cattle ranch; there they can collect around campfire with chili and mulled red wine. The trip begins at 11 am at the confine and concludes at 4 pm.