Holidays in Bandera

A favorite spot in Bandera

Planning to spend the holidays in the Texas Hill Country? Here are some of our favorite events:

  • Dickens on Main (Boerne, November 27th): horse-drawn carriages, live performances, holiday shopping, children’s activities and more!
  • Chamber Light the Night Christmas Parade and Holiday Village of Sharing (Fredericksburg, December 3rd): See Fredericksburg’s historic Main Street awash in the glow of this illuminated holiday night parade. Bleacher seating is available for purchase; other seating is free. Enjoy wine and food along with free activities. Other events throughout the season may be found on the website as well.
  • Cowboy Capital Christmas & Shoppers’ Jubilee (events scheduled throughout December; see the website for the latest information): Caroling, shopping and a cowboy Santa Claus. It’s silver bells… Bandera-style!
  • Weihnachts Parade (Boerne, December 4th): Visit Boerne for a Lonestar Christmas parade.

Happy travels!

*Event information is accurate as of the time of this post. Please be sure to check the individual websites for the most up-to-date schedules and any other information. 


More Adventures in Bandera!

Landa Park, New Braunfels

There’s always so much to do in the Texas Hill Country! Here are a few ideas for your next adventure:

Outdoor adventures:

  • Helotes Hill Country Ziplines: Soar over the Texas Hill Country and enjoy breathtaking views! No experience needed; reservations required.
  • Alpine Tower and Zipline: Soar up to 60 feet in the air, and enjoy a gourmet burger afterwards!
  • Predator Paintball Park: Bring a group and choose between a large selection of playing courses.
  • Landa Park: Located in New Braunfels, this beautiful park offers many attractions, including swimming, paddle boats, a golf course, a miniature train and more!


  • Pipe Creek Pumpkin Patch: Visit during the weekends in October to enjoy hay rides, pumpkin painting, marshmallow toasting and more!
  • Love Creek Orchards: Visit the Apple Store Bakery & Cafe, then shop for pies, jellies and jams.


What new adventures have you discovered in the Hill Country?