Gates Open 5PM-11PM Nightly



Sponsor Appreciation Night: Tuesday Night at 6:00pm

  • Invitation only event honoring our sponsors kicking off the start of the holiday season
  • Lions Club Recreation Center

Opening Night: Family Night, Wednesday Night, Gates Open from 5:00pm-11:00pm

    • Enjoy half price carnival rides with the entire family

Texas State Night: Thursday Night, Gates Open from 5:00pm-11:00pm

  • Wear your Texas State University t-shirt and enjoy $1 drinks.
  • Music performances on the main stage in front of thousands singing the best Christmas tunes of all time

Friday Night: Gates Open from 5:00pm-11:00pm

    • Come see the best of the best on our Friday night main stage

Saturday: 5K & 1K Run– Saturday Morning, 7:30am Registration | 9:00am 5K Start Time | 10:00am 1K Start Time

    • Run or Walk-Start your festival weekend off right at the annual 5K & 1

Saturday: Special Music– Saturday Night, Gates Open from 5:00pm-11:00pm

  • Special guests artists from around the community join in on the festival fun

Sunday: Carnival Open 12:00pm-6:00pm-ish

  • This year we’ve booked the Carnival area to continue to run on Sunday afternoon. No other events will be open. No vendors or entertainment will be available. Only the carnival will have services running. Admission is free and tokens for each ride will be purchased from the Carnival token booths. Enjoy!