Annual Lighting of the Square

On November 23, 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 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. Also, stop by The Williamson Museum and let the children make a free craft! You can have your photo taken with Santa inside the courthouse from 6:30 – 8 p.m. (photo fee proceeds benefit Brown Santa Program). For questions, please call (800) 436-8696 or email

Swim with Santa

Friday, December 14, 2018
5:30-7:30 p.m.

Georgetown Recreation Center Indoor Pool

Free for members!

  • Infant 0-3: Free
  • Youth 4-18: $2
  • Adult 19-54: $3
  • Senior 55 and up: $2

Join us as we dive into the holiday season with Santa at the Georgetown Recreation Center Indoor Pool. Grab your suits and your camera and bring the entire family for a chance to swim with the big man himself! Hot chocolate and candy canes will be provided.

This event is presented by Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with the Georgetown Fire Department.

All ages are welcome, but please note the chaperone requirements.

Age Limits
Ages 1-6: A chaperone (age 16+) must be in the water with and within arms’ reach of the child at all times.
Ages 7-11: A chaperone (age 16+) must be in the pool area with the child at all times.
Ages 12 and up: Full use of aquatics facilities without a chaperone.

For more information, please contact Melissa Trahan-Pecorino at 512-930-8459 or

38th Annual Christmas Stroll

Come to the 38th Annual Christmas Stroll on Friday, November 30 from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, December 1, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Watch a hometown holiday parade, visit Bethlehem Village, enjoy live entertainment, sample tempting treats in the food court and browse over 100 arts and crafts booths!  Children will love the various activities and rides! Have a chat with Santa!  Free admission.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30 – 5:00 – 9:00PM

* Bethlehem Village
* Early Shopping with 150+ Vendors
* Downtown Restaurants & Bistro Food Court
* Dessert with the Grinch at 5 p.m., followed by a showing of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at 6 p.m. and free popcorn for the children (bring chairs and blankets) (Friday Night ONLY.)
* Live Entertainment on two stages


* Parade Kicks off at 10:00am
* Shopping from 150+ Vendors
* Downtown Restaurants & Bistro Food Court
* Bethlehem Village
* Winter Wonderland, Ice skating, Swing carousel, Candyland obstacle course, Home Depot Workshop
* Santa’s Village & Photo Opportunity (11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
* Live Entertainment on two stages

To see a map of the parade route, please click here: Christmas Stroll Parade Route

For more information, please go to

Market Days on The Square

Georgetown Market Days on the Square

Downtown Square
(512) 868-8675
The downtown Square comes features booths with featuring arts & crafts, jewelry, unique clothing, woodcrafts, ironworks, festive foods, collectables, stained glass, along with music all day! Find an eclectic array of new items as well as live music by local musicians. 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.

Small Business Saturday

Meet us in Georgetown on the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas to celebrate Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Shoppers will have the chance to Shop Small with local merchants during the annual Small Business Saturday event on Saturday, Nov. 24. This year’s theme celebrates how you can be a hero to a small business, by shopping local this holiday season! The day will kick off at 10 a.m. at the Georgetown Visitors Center on the Square at 103 W. 7th Street, where shoppers can pick up shopping bags, giveaways and compete for prizes. Shoppers are encouraged to dress the part and have fun while shopping small.

This event is a collaborative effort between Downtown Georgetown Association, Main Street Program and Georgetown Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call (512) 930-2027.

Sun City Holiday Home Tour

Be inspired as you tour these homes ranging from modern to traditional decor. The residents’ homes will feature not only the inspired decor from the professional, but also the owner’s furniture and collectables from around the world. November 30, 4-6 p.m., December 1, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and December 2, 12–4 p.m. Tickets are available at First Texas Bank in Sun City and at 5321 Williams Drive, and Georgetown Visitor Information Center at 103 W. 7th Street. Presented by Kiwanis Club of Sun City Georgetown. All proceeds benefit Williamson County youth.