Christmas in Blanco!
Visit downtown Blanco during the Holidays for a real hometown experience. Enjoy the lighting of Bindseil Park, the Old Blanco County Courthouse, and all the shops on the historic Blanco Courthouse Square. The annual lighting is the Friday after Thanksgiving at 6:00 PM. Also, enjoy the many events held during the holiday season. Blanco is located on Hwy 281, approximately 40 miles north of San Antonio and 40 miles west of Austin.
November 29 – January 6 • Take a stroll through the path of lights and Christmas scenery in Bindseil Park.
November 29 • Join the community of Blanco for caroling on the Courthouse steps at 5:30 PM and celebrate with us as we “light up” at 6:00 PM. Visit Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Old Blanco County Courthouse and shop local merchants on the Historic Downtown Square while enjoying refreshments and listening to Christmas music in the various shops and businesses. Carriage rides around the square will be available.
November 29 • Holiday Art Show at the Uptown Blanco Art Center. Make and take projects for the entire family. Children will have an opportunity to create a special 2013 Christmas ornament with Little Miss Texas. Enjoy Christmas music and treats while you stroll through the beautiful courtyard. 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM.
December 1 • Buggy Barn Museum and Carriage Hills Ranch invite you for an evening of old fashioned family fun. Experience Chuck Wagon cooking and holiday entertainment by Gene Prescott - a perfect way to celebrate the season with the whole family. Festivities begin at 5:00 PM.
December 7 • Christmas Expo at the Uptown Blanco Textile Studio. Texas Artisans annual holiday sale of fine art and crafts. This is the perfect opportunity to purchase distinctive and unusual holiday gifts. 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM.
December 14 • Annual Christmas Market Day on the grounds of Courthouse Square. 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Stay in town for the Lighted Christmas Parade and Evening on the Square beginning at 6:30 PM. Visit Santa and enjoy holiday music on the Trail of Lights. Buggy rides will be available.
Events subject to change. Please visit the Blanco Chamber website for current information.