Christmas in San Angelo

Christmas in San Angelo

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with an array of incredible holiday experiences that await you and your family in San Angelo. We are thrilled to present a handpicked selection of holiday ideas, ensuring that your season is filled with joy, wonder, and cherished moments.


The Concho Christmas Celebration, a month-long festive event from December 1st to the 31st. Drive or leisurely stroll through a mesmerizing 2.5-mile tour of lights. The annual parade kicks off the month so, make sure to attend on December 1st! Colorful floats, marching bands, and joyful Santa Claus himself make their way through the street. This celebration is an embodiment of holiday cheer, spreading warmth and happiness throughout the Concho Valley.


For over four decades, Christmas at Old Fort Concho has welcomed visitors with its holiday cheer. Stroll through the grounds of Fort Concho National Historic Landmark lined with charming booths offering unique gifts and crafts, as you embrace the spirit of the season. Witness living history re-enactments, where actors bring historical characters to life, and even take part in the infamous gingerbread house contest. Be sure to keep an eye out for a special visitor - Santa Claus himself, who will be ready to delight visitors of all ages.


As the merriment continues, join us at Santa's Santa Fe Christmas at The Railway Museum of San Angelo on December 9th. Watch with delight as Santa arrives in style, trading his sleigh for a festive train. Sing your favorite holiday tunes and savor a cup of hot chocolate, taking in the joyous atmosphere that surrounds you. This delightful event is sure to bring smiles to the faces of children and adults alike, creating precious memories that will last a lifetime.

In addition to the fun holiday events, there are other notable occasions that are worth marking on your calendar. Make sure to save the dates for the upcoming Paintbrush Alley Market Days on October 14th and December 2nd, as well as The San Angelo Food & Wine Festival on November 4th. Both events are hosted in Downtown San Angelo in Paintbrush Alley and Pop Art Museum. We are so proud to be The Visual Arts Capital of Texas, and even prouder that our local artists have created beautiful visual art spaces for fun events to be in. If you have not been to these fun spots, these events are a fantastic opportunity!


Ready yourself for an unforgettable holiday season in San Angelo, where the magic of the holidays comes alive. Plan your visit today and don’t forget to check our Events Calendar on, fun experiences await you! Let the spirit of the season fill your heart and embrace the joy, love, and laughter that make this time of year truly special. San Angelo awaits, ready to make your holiday dreams come true?