Believe it or not, the holidays are right around the corner! Bryan-College Station offers a wide variety of fun-filled family events to celebrate this magical season. Check out this list of local events below, and start planning your holiday festivities!
November 10th - January 7th
A Texas Christmas experience like no other. Enjoy live entertainment, Frostbite’s Food Village, shopping, Santa and more! Don’t forget to take and hayride or carriage tour down the dazzling Trail of Lights!
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 2017
Visit the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum for the lighting of the community Christmas tree. The ceremony begins at 5:30 will include musical entertainment and celebrity guest tree lighters.
Visit the Sue Haswell Memorial Park from 5:30 to 8:30 for this free family event featuring train rides, sledding, pictures with Santa, holiday crafts, and hot chocolate and cookies.
Christmas in the Park
December 1st - 3rd
Head to Stephen C. Beachy Central Park at 6 p.m. for an evening of free family activities. Attractions include hayrides, live entertainment, a petting zoo, snow slides, photos with Santa and more!
Jingle Bell Fun Run
The 28th Annual Jingle Bell Fun Run is set for Sunday, Dec. 3 at 1:15 p.m. and will be followed by the B/CS Christmas Parade. This two-mile run starts at the corner of University Drive and South College Avenue and ends at the corner of Texas Avenue and Elm.
The 91st Annual Bryan-College Station Christmas Parade
Check out one of the area’s oldest holiday traditions right after the Jingle Bell Fun Run in College Station.
Downtown Bryan Christmas Parade
Kick off the holiday season with Bryan-College Station’s only lighted Christmas Parade. The parade will begin on 24th street at 6:30 p.m. Floats, vehicles, fire engines and more, all complete with lights, of course, will join us for this night of fun!
Breakfast with Santa
Join Santa for a free hot breakfast at the Lincoln Recreation Center in College Station. The event runs from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and offers a gift from Santa for children ages 15 and under.
Pictures & Cookies with Santa
Bring the whole family to The Real Estate Gallery in South College Station for a fun-filled afternoon of holiday activities. Kids can take free photos with Santa while enjoying a glass of cold milk or hot chocolate and complimentary cookies.