Best Christmas Festival in Texas! http://sights-n-sounds.org Sights and Sounds of Christmas Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:29:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 FOUR DAY PASSES http://sights-n-sounds.org/four-day-wristband/ http://sights-n-sounds.org/four-day-wristband/#comments Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:56:32 +0000 http://sights-n-sounds.org/?p=1421 To redeem your wristband(s) please print and bring your online paypal receipt with photo I.D. to the “WILL CALL” admission booth located at the main gate during the event. Gates open at 5pm each night. If you forget to print we will need to verify your purchase at the will call booth. This process will slow down your entry time.

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ICE SKATING http://sights-n-sounds.org/ice-skating-rink/ http://sights-n-sounds.org/ice-skating-rink/#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 03:37:46 +0000 http://sights-n-sounds.org/?p=2264 ICE SKATING RINK!

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The Sights and Sounds of Christmas is bringing even more holiday cheer with a large, simulated ice skating rink. Enjoy skating round and round with family and friends surrounded by millions of Christmas lights and holiday music. Make this season the best ever at the 28th annual Sights & Sounds of Christmas.

Ice skating sessions each run 20 minutes. Cost is $5 per session (5 tokens) and is separate from the Carnival. The rink is located across the river at the basketball courts just behind the Town of Bethlehem.

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PERFORMANCES http://sights-n-sounds.org/performances/ http://sights-n-sounds.org/performances/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:04:39 +0000 http://localhost/BeeCrafty/?p=461

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2014 Entertainment Schedule

Wednesday, December 3
6:00 – Crockett Choir
6:30 – Miller Choir
7:00 – Goodnight Middle School
7:30 – Midnight Breeze Dance Troup
8:00 – Texas State Strutters / Texas State Cheerleaders
8:30 – San Marcos Academy Choir
Check Presentation
9:05 – The Elftones
9:35 – Laser Light Show
9:50 – Two Tons of Steel

Thursday, December 4
5:50 – Hernandez Pre-K
6:25 – Hernandez Elementary
6:50 – Bowie Elementary
7:20 – Laser Light Show
7:30 – Bowie Ballet Folkorico
8:15 – Kelsey Lewis
8:45 – Lupe Ortiz Mariachis
9:15 Laser Light Show
Check Presentation
9:45 – Kyle Park!

  Friday, December 5

5:30 – Travis Boys
6:05 – Hill Country Youth Chorus
6:35 – Travis Choir
7:10 – DeZavala
7:35 – Mendez Pre-K & Elementary
7:45 – Mariachi Infintile
8:30 – Room 24
Check Presentation
9:05 – Public Orchestra
9:35 – Laser Light Show
9:40 – San Marcos High School Jazz Band

Saturday, December 6
5:30 – A Cappella Unlimited Chorus
6:00 – San Marcos Dance Academy
6:30 – Laser Light Show
6:35 – The River Bells
7:00 – Echoes
7:30 – Heart of Texas Chorus
8:00 – Contemporary Cloggers
8:35 – Check Presentation
9:05 – Laser Light Show
9:15 – David Ybarra

 

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SANTA APPEARANCES http://sights-n-sounds.org/santa/ http://sights-n-sounds.org/santa/#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:02:20 +0000 http://localhost/BeeCrafty/?p=456
 

santa claus san marcos sights & sounds helicopterWEDNESDAY: Santa by Helicopter (6:30pm)

Come see Santa and Mrs. Claus on opening night.  Santa will fly in promptly at 6:30pm and land at the back of the park on the soccer fields. Welcome Santa & Mrs. Claus with a warm holiday welcome and walk through the park to Santa’s photo area. Don’t forget to bring your wish list!

 

 

 

 

 

bailey pink heals fire truck san marcos tx sights and sounds of christmas plaza parkTHURSDAY: Santa by Pink Heals Fire Truck (6:25pm)

Greet Santa and Mrs. Claus as they arrive by the famous Pink Heals Hays County Fire Truck “Baylie” as a way to bring awareness and show our support for fighting cancer among our fellow neighbors, friends and family members.

 

 

 

 

 

 

santa and dicks classic car parade in san marcos txFRIDAY: Santa by Dick’s Classic Car Parade (6:30pm)

Ever see Santa in a vintage Cadillac?  You will at Sights & Sounds of Christmas on Thursday night. Bring the whole family and watch as Santa and Mrs. Claus ride into the park in style at the Sights & Sounds of Christmas. Santa arrives at 6:30pm by Dick’s Classic Car Parage at the front main gate of our event.  See you soon!

 

 

 

 

 

 

santa by fire engine san marcos tx sights & sounds of christmasSATURDAY: Santa arrives by River Boat! (6:30pm)

You’ll know Santa has arrived when you see the big spot light coming down the historic San Marcos River. Follow Santa down the river as he steps out to greet all the wonderful families. The river boat arrives at 6:30pm at the two bridge crossings in the park.

 

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PHOTOS http://sights-n-sounds.org/photos/ http://sights-n-sounds.org/photos/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 21:39:20 +0000 http://sights-n-sounds.org/?p=1478

View ALL 2013 Sights & Sounds of Christmas photos from the available gallery links below:

SANTA Photos | December 2013: [Wednesday Night]  [Thursday Night]  [Friday Night]  [Saturday Night]

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ORDER REQUESTS PLEASE EMAIL: don@andersphoto.com

 

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5K & 1K RUN http://sights-n-sounds.org/5k/ http://sights-n-sounds.org/5k/#comments Mon, 06 Oct 2014 09:07:04 +0000 http://localhost/BeeCrafty/?p=467 5k run registration san marcos sights and sounds

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5K & 1K JINGLE BELL RUN 2015!!!

Saturday December 5th, 2015 in San Marcos Plaza Park

REGISTRATION FOR THE 2015 RACE

Read the RUNNING AHEAD BLOG ABOUT OUR 2014 5K Event

[CLICK FOR 2014 5K MAP]

9:00am 5K Start | 10:00am Kids 1K Start


View the 2014 Commercial

 REGISTRATION FOR THE 2015 RACE

-RUN PACKETS CAN BE PICKED UP FRIDAY DECEMBER 4th at CORE RUNNING
The Sights & Sounds of Christmas 5K and 1k Jingle Bell Run will be held Saturday December 5th, 2015 at 9:00 am. Our certified course (TX122002TM) will showcase the beautiful downtown and historic district of San Marcos. The course is mostly flat with some gentle slopes and one small grade hill. The race will begin and finish at the San Marcos Plaza Park.  Chip timing will be used and will also provide Christmas music along the 5k route!  Every 5K and 1K entrant will receive a high quality shirt (If registered by Dec. 1st). Race packets can be picked up at Sights and Sounds or at Core Running (111 Hopkins St, San Marcos) from 11 am – 5:30 pm on December 4th.  We will provide runners with a few Jingle Bells. If desired, runners are encouraged to bring extra bells to bring the Christmas Spirit alive. The runner wearing the most bells will be recognized and presented with a gift! The 5K awards ceremony will follow the completion of the race with a unique Santa trophy to top finishers in each five-year age group for male and female.  Door prizes will be given out during the ceremony for the runners!  Each 1K entry will receive a Santa Trophy for completion of the course as well!

San Marcos Plaza address: 401 E. Hopkins, San Marcos TX, 78666

San Marcos Activity Center 501 E. Hopkins, San Marcos, TX 78666

Online Registration: www.athleteguild.com

*In person registration can be completed at the San Marcos Activity Center or Parks and Recreation office.  August 1st  – Dec. 1st

5k Run/Walk cost:

$25 Early Registration (Now – Nov. 30th) 

$30 Pre Registration (Dec. 1st – Dec 4th or at packet pick up)

$35 Race Day (Dec. 5th registration opens at 8 am at booth by main entrance)

Registrants after Dec. 1st are not guaranteed a t-shirt

1k Kids Jingle Bell Run

$10 Pre Registration

$15 Race day

Registrants after Dec. 1st are not guaranteed a t-shirt size

Blue Santa Toy Drive:  Please bring an unwrapped gift (no plush toys) to the race for a blue Santa hat that you can wear during the race.

Contact info: Jill Holecheck       512-289-6080     or            jill@angeldrops.org

 


REGISTRATION FOR THE 2015 RACE

9:00am 5K Start | 10:00am Kids 1K Start

 

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[CLICK FOR 2014 5K MAP]

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FOOD COURT http://sights-n-sounds.org/food/ http://sights-n-sounds.org/food/#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:30:37 +0000 http://sights.mrmarketingman.com/?p=1 YUM! Fried Fish, Turkey Legs, Mexican Food, BBQ, Hamburgers, Chicken Tenders, Cotton Candy, Manske Rolls, Kettle Biscuits and more all at the Sights & Sounds of Christmas!

WANT TO BECOME A FOOD VENDOR OR ARTS & CRAFTS VENDOR? CLICK HERE!

 

BRING YOUR COOKING SKILLS TO THE BEST CHRISTMAS GIG IN TEXAS!

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If you’re hungry the Sights & Sounds of Christmas event can fix your cravings.  Local food vendors and non-profit organizations like Boy Scouts of America and more all join the holiday spirit and provide only the best holiday festival food inside San Marcos Plaza Park. Try’em all this year!

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BETHLEHEM http://sights-n-sounds.org/bethlehem/ http://sights-n-sounds.org/bethlehem/#comments Thu, 02 Oct 2014 22:20:56 +0000 http://sights.mrmarketingman.com/?p=45

Ever wonder what is was like living in the time of Bethlehem? Explore our Town of Bethlehem and learn past traditions, work with arts & crafts, touch real camels, and make historical desserts.

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The Town of Bethlehem has been a feature with Sights & Sounds for many years.  Kids of all ages will never forget this experience of a lifetime. Join us this year at the Sights & Sounds of Christmas in San Marcos, Texas.

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