Out of Town

A Dickens Christmas

The historic village gets dressed up with 19th century Dickens characters to host music, a lighted parade, food, games, and fun. Fri.-Sat., Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

Lockhart, 512/398-2818


Christmas in Round Top

While browsing in the shops take in the music, Christmas parade, children’s games, homemade stew, and more. Sat., Dec. 1, noon-5pm.

Downtown, Round Top


Hill Country Christmas Lighting Trail

Take in the sights with special events at selected locations. Nov. 23-Jan. 1.

Bandera, Blanco, Boerne, Burnet, Dripping Springs, Fredericksburg, Johnson City, Kerrville, Llano, Marble Falls, and Wimberley


Holiday by the Tracks

Visit one of the two Christmas tree farms in the area and then the downtown decorated for the season along with food vendors, music, a holiday bazaar, live Nativity scene, and a lighted parade. Sat., Dec. 1, 10am-4pm. Free.

Elgin, 512/285-4515


Tamales! Holiday Festival

Sample tamales from local vendors and then enjoy music, children’s activities, a Mexican Cervezaria (beer garden), and a tequila tasting. Sat., Dec. 1, noon-6pm.

Pearl Brewery, San Antonio