Best Upcoming Christmas Events In Abilene
Christmas time is upon us and that means all kinds of festivities for the family. Here are a few fun things to enjoy as a family his holiday season.
Annual Christmas Lane
The annual outdoor Christmas Lights display at the Abilene State Supported Living Center (2501 Maple St.) will be open December 2 – 23rd from 6-10 pm nightly. The event is FREE, however, you can have your photo taken with Santa for $5 and you can even call the North Pole! Also, don’t miss out on the Christmas Lane Family Fun Run.
Craftapalooza & Fabulous Vintage Market
Get your shopping finished up with this one day shopping extravaganza December 3rd at the Abilene Civic Center. This year’s Craftapalooza will feature handmade items, antiques, artisan designs, jewelry, home decor, re-purposed furniture and more. Admission is $5 (12 & under free), hours are 10 am- 4 pm.
Living Christmas Tree
Wylie Baptist Church (6097 Buffalo Gap Rd.) will have their 34th annual Living Christmas Tree performance December 8-11. Hear the worship choir, orchestra and drama team perform as they focus on the birth of Christ. The event is free with ticket and will be held at the church. Performance times are Thurs – Fri 7:30 pm; Sat – 4:30 & 7:30 pm; and Sun – 2 pm. Tickets are free but required to attend this event contact 325-692-3206 to reserve.
Downtown festivities will be on Thursday, December 8th, 5-8 pm and is FREE to the public. Restaurants, shopping, art museums, live entertainment and more.
Paramount: It’s A Wonderful LIfe
The historic Paramount Theatre will be showing the classic film, It’s a Wonderful Life. The movie classic for Frank Capra stars Donna Reed and Jimmy Stewart. Show times are Friday, December 9th at 7:30 pm and Saturday, December 10th at 2 pm & 7:30 pm.
Flying J Wranglers Christmas Show
Pet Night With Santa
Take your furry friends to the Mall of Abilene on December 9th so they may have their pics taken with Santa. Santa will be taking pet pics from 6-9 pm. Prices vary.
Shop, dine and play downtown Abilene Tuesday, November 29th during City Sidewalks. There will be live music, food, cookies & punch, hot chocolate, shopping, Christmas lights parade and much more. Festivities start at 4pm.
Abilene Zoo – Breakfast With Santa
Santa will be at the Abilene Zoo two Saturday’s in December, the 10th & 17th, and you can have breakfast with him. Enjoy a continental breakfast, a craft and a keepsake photo along with your zoo admission. You can choose 9 am or 10:30 am either Saturday. It’s $15 for adults, $10 ages 3-12 and $5 for ages 2 and under. It’s sell out quickly so book your reservation now.