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December Events

Christmas time is always a magical month. The angels hanging high over the square, the christmas wreaths lining the streets, and the beautiful decorations around the courthouse. Athens, Texas loves to celebrate Christmas and we bring out all the events!

Check out all the things going on this December:

December 2 & 3: Best Christmas Pageant Ever at the Henderson County Performing Arts Center starting at 7pm.

December 3: Express Clydesdales and Toys for Tots Toy Drive at TVCC at 5pm. Face Painting. Food Trucks. Take your picture with the beautiful Clydesdales.

December 3: Henderson County United Way Wine and Dine Fundraiser at the Cain Center from 6-10pm.

December 4: LSHSRA Rodeo at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park. Events start at 8am.

December 4: Cain Center Christmas Tree Silent Auction ends at noon. Winners announced and can pick up trees starting after noon.

December 4: Yuletide Market hosted by Keep Athens Beautiful at The Texan from 12-5pm.

December 4: Santa's House opens on the Courthouse yard. Take your picture from 2-5pm.

December 4: Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Courthouse yard at 5pm.

December 4: " Candy Land" Christmas Parade starts at 6:30p. The parade will leave from TVCC, go north on S. Palestine, go around the square, head south on S. Prairieville, and end at TVCC.

December 4 & 5: Best Christmas Pageant Ever at the Henderson County Performing Arts Center starting at 2pm.

December 5: North Pole at First Baptist Church from 5-8pm.

December 7 & 9: Santa's House is open on the Courthouse yard from 5-8pm.

December 9, 10, & 11: Best Christmas Pageant Ever at the Henderson County Performing Arts Center starting at 7pm.

December 11: Athens Farmers Market Holiday Market at Nightingale Event Center from 11a - 4p.

December 11: Dash for Cash Buckle Bash for Stock Show Supporters at Henderson County Regional Fair Park.

December 11: Christmas with Shake Rattle & Roll and Beatlemainia64 presented by Stardom Entertainment at the Cain Center at 3pm.

December 12: Santa's House is open on the Courthouse yard from 11:30am-2:30pm.

December 14 & 16: Santa's House is open on the Courthouse yard from 5-8pm.

December 18: Santa's House is open on the Courthouse yard from 11:30am-2:30pm.

December 18 & 19: Dallas Dressage Club Schooling Show Championships and Open Show at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park.

December 21: Santa's House is open on the Courthouse yard from 5-8pm. Last time before he heads back to the North Pole.

December 23: Christmas Worship Celebration at Athens First United Methodist Church at 5pm. Hayrides, fire pits, s'mores, hot cocoa, live music, and more.

December 25: Merry Christmas!

 

Come enjoy all the fun to be found in Athens!