Salado Christmas Stroll, December 5 – 15, 2013 (Weekends)
The Best Art Town in Texas will paint a portrait of holiday cheer during the final month of the year with a variety of festive activities:
December 5th: The theme of the 2013 Christmas Stroll Parade is “Light Up Salado,” and the sight of twinkling lights will be matched by the beaming smiles of little ones as they wave to the procession of floats and marching bands that promenade past Main Street on their way to the Salado Civic Center,... [Read more of this post]
Wonderland of Lights Festival, Marshall, TX, November 27 – December 31, 2013
In the words of the holiday classic, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ to visit the city of Marshall as The Cultural Capital of Texas celebrates the season with an event dubbed the “Granddaddy of Texas Lighting Festivals.”
Even the Grinch would grin at the sight of the city’s 10 million Christmas lights, including the almost 250,000 twinkling lights that dance to Noel-themed numbers as they... [Read more of this post]
All Aboard The Polar Express in Palestine This Christmas
Full steam ahead for a truly ‘moving’ holiday experience as The Polar Express™ chugs along tracks that take travelers from the city of Palestine to the pages of a contemporary Christmas classic.
Just like in Chris Van Allsburg’s beloved story, the conductor who called out “All aboard!” will punch tickets as pajama-clad kids enjoy Christmas cookies, a cosy cup of hot chocolate, toe-tapping tunes from the movie version... [Read more of this post]
Moody Gardens Festival of Lights Celebrates Opening Day November 16th
In the words of the holiday classic, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” to be in Galveston as Moody Gardens gets visitors in the mood for the Christmas season with its 12th annual Festival of Lights.
Activities and Attractions
His reindeer may be resting up for the big day, but Santa Claus is coming to town to switch on the million-light display on opening day– he’s just exchanging his sleigh for a parachute,... [Read more of this post]
Edgewood Heritage Festival, November 9, 2013
Home to more than 20 authentically restored structures, a little imagination is all it takes to hear the clink of glasses at Tom’s Cafe, the blast of a locomotive’s whistle at Murchison Depot or the reverential ring of the bell at the Church of the Wildwood calling its parishioners to prayer at Edgewood Heritage Park, where each fall visitors can enjoy a celebration of the past in the presence of fellow festival fans.
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