6th Annual Reindeer Run

On December 15, have Fun at Santa’s Village, including 25 Silly Stations. Enjoy Christmas Shopping, Food, Crafts, Who-Hair, Photo Booth, Letters To Santa, Santa Claus, Storytelling and more! There will be a costume contest and pets are also welcome. Santa’s village opens and registration begins at 1 p.m. Fun run starts at 2 p.m. All proceeds benefit The Locker. For more information and to register online, go to thelocker.info/reindeer-run.

Swim with Santa

Friday, December 13
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Georgetown Recreation Center Indoor Pool

Dive into the holidays with Santa at the Georgetown Recreation Center Indoor Pool. Bring the family for a chance to swim with the man of the season. Hot chocolate and candy canes will be provided. All ages are welcome, but children ages 1-6 must be accompanied by a chaperone age 16 and older in the water at all times; children ages 7-11 must be accompanied in the pool area at all times by a chaperone age 16 or older. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and is free for members. Costs vary by age for nonmembers. For more information, visit parks.georgetown.org/swim-with-santa.

Act II of the Nutcracker

Set in the magical Kingdom of the Sweets, children will delight as the Sugarplum Fairy dances with the Peoples of Faroff Lands. Featuring an all-new version of the Snow Scene and the character Clara! Additional dancers and music, new costumes and choreography!

This event will be at the Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center at Southwestern University, December 12 & 13 at 7 p.m. and December 14 & 15 at 2 p.m. Tickets are available online and in the lobby one hour before each show. Featuring professional guest artists! For tickets please go to georgetownballet.org.

Breakfast with Santa

On December 14, 7:30 – 11 a.m., pancakes, sausage, juice, and coffee will be prepared and served by firefighters and Rotarians at the Georgetown Community Center at 445 E. Morrow Street. Tickets are $6 and children 12 and under are free with adult ticket purchase. Ticket includes a picture with Santa. This event is sponsored by the Georgetown Fire Department, Rotary Club of Georgetown – Sun City, Georgetown Independent School District, Assistance League of Georgetown Area and the Extended School Enrichment Program and benefits children and families in the community. For questions, please call (512) 930-3473.

Annual Lighting of the Square

103 W. 7th Street
(800) 436-8696
cvb@georgetown.org

On November 29, come experience the magic as we kick-off the holiday season with our annual Lighting of the Square, traditionally held at 5:30 p.m. the Friday after Thanksgiving! Sing along with the Austin Carolers to your favorite holiday tunes! Join Georgetown Mayor Dale Ross and Williamson County Judge Bill Gravell as we help Santa countdown and flip on the holiday lights on The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas! The downtown shops will be open late, so plan to get in some unique holiday shopping. This is a free event. Williamson County Brown Santa will offer pictures with Santa inside the courthouse following the lighting for a donation to Brown Santa of an unwrapped toy, wrapping paper, or a monetary donation. The downtown holiday lights will come on every evening around 5:30 p.m. through December 31.

Free parking lots are located at:
6th and Main Streets
7th and Rock Streets
Austin Avenue and 5th Street
Martin Luther King and 8th Streets
Martin Luther King and 7th Streets
Parking garage located at 4th and Rock Streets

Central Texas Philharmonic Presents Holiday Magic

Klett Performing Arts Center
2211 N. Austin Avenue
centraltexasphilharmonic.com

On December 15, experience the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker along with very special guests from Ballet Arts Austin. Be sure to warm up your vocal cords for a grand finale sing-along with your favorite holiday songs and carols! For concert time and tickets, please click on the website above.

 

Free Historic Courthouse Tours

Historic Williamson County Courthouse Georgetown TX ToursDowntown Square
(512) 943-1670
williamsonmuseum.org

Enjoy an entertaining tour while learning some of the rich Williamson County and Georgetown history! The Williamson Museum provides free guided tours of the beautiful historic Williamson County Courthouse. Tours are Fridays and Saturdays beginning at 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Plan to arrive a few minutes early and you may want to call ahead to confirm tours as they are subject to change, (512) 943-1670.

First Fridays in Downtown

First Friday Georgetown TexasOn First Fridays of each month, merchants stay open later for evening shopping – a wonderful time to explore The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas! Stroll the historic streets, visiting galleries, meeting local artists and listening to live music in local restaurants and shops. Make sure you drop in at the Williamson Museum and the Georgetown Art Center from 6 – 8 p.m.! You never know what fun awaits you on a First Friday! For more information, please go to thegeorgetownsquare.com.

Market Days on The Square

Georgetown Market Days on the Square

Downtown Square
(512) 868-8675
TheGeorgetownSquare.com
Market Days features booths with arts & crafts, jewelry, unique clothing, woodcrafts, ironworks, festive foods, collectables, stained glass, along with music all day! Market Days are the Second Saturday of each month, March through November, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. You’ll also want to pop into some of the unique shops on The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas! Sponsored by The Downtown Georgetown Association.