12:00 AM until 04:00 PM
LocationFort Worth Stockyards View map
131 East Exchange Ave.,
Fort Worth, TX, 76164
- Website: https://fortworthstockyards.com/events/christmas-in-the-stockyards/
Free admission; photo packages prices vary for photos with Santa
Celebrate the 20th annual Christmas in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards featuring sounds of the season, strolling holiday entertainment, festive activities, photos with Cowboy Santa, Mrs. Claus story time, and a spectacular Christmas parade at 4pm.
Guests can journey through a district-wide Western wonderland complete with dreamy lighting and decor. Stroll down East Exchange Avenue and Mule Alley, where every tree will be lit, light poles will be wrapped in garland and ribbon, and garland and lights can be found decorating Cowtown Coliseum, the Exchange Building, Stockyards Station, and even the Cowtown Cattlepen Maze
Enjoy quintessential Texas-themed lights with two boot sculptures up the steps of the Exchange Building, a horseshoe outside of American Paint Horse Association, and a 6-foot large wreath outside Shake Shack on Mule Alley.
Photos with Cowboy Santa: Every Wednesday – Sunday through December 23 at noon to 6pm, and on Christmas Eve at noon to 4pm (including Monday, 12/20 & Tuesday, 12/21). Located at Mule Alley, next to Avoca Coffee Roasters off E. Exchange Ave.
Mrs. Claus Story Time: December 4–5, 11–12 and 18–24 at 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, & 3:30pm. Located in Santa’s Christmas Cabin at Mule Alley.