8 Free Spots For Christmas Lovers To Visit In Texas This December
It's the most wonderful time of year!
To a lot of people in Texas, wintertime is the best time of the year. The weather finally hits below 80 degrees and there is so much holiday cheer to go around. This season, there are going to be tons of things to do that we can all get excited for, and the best part is that so many of the events and beautiful spots are free! Here is our list of the top free Christmas spots to visit in Texas this December.
Get ready for an entire month of free fun all across the beautiful Lone Star state.
When: Friday, December 6 - Saturday, December 7 & Friday, December 13 - Saturday, December 14
Address: 601 Webster Ave., Waco, Texas
Why You Need To Go: Magnolia Market is a hot spot in Texas, owned and operated by Texas favorites Joanna and Chip Gaines. For the cutest trip out to Waco, you have to head here for some live music, sweet treats, and adorable gifts.
Price: Free (donations are welcome!)
When: Saturday, December 14 - Wednesday, January 1
Address: 507 W 37th St
Why You Need To Go: This entire street in Austin dresses up to be the wackiest and most "Austin" Christmas display of all time. You can find the best photo spots here, perfect for your yearly Christmas card.
Address: River Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77019
Why You Need To Go: There are so many lights hung up in this expansive district, you'll be blown away street after street. Grab some hot cocoa and stroll the holiday-decorated streets or drive around with the top down and admire the gorgeous scenery around you.
When: December 7
Address: 2403 Flora St, Dallas, Texas
Why You Need To Go: A totally free holiday show including live music, giant fireworks displays, and tons of delicious wintery food and drinks. Plus, a lot of adorable photo ops for you and your boo or bestie!
When: Friday, November 29 to Saturday, January 4
Address: 201 S. Ave. F, Johnson City, TX
Why You Need To Go: You can roam through a forest covered in millions of twinkling Christmas lights this winter. The town will be absolutely stunning and the perfect spot to visit in December if you're a sucker for some classy holiday lights.
When: Thursday, December 5, Thursday, December 12 and Thursday, December 19
Address: 303 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio, Texas
Why You Need To Go: This downtown San Antonio spot is one of the most romantic and unique spots in Texas. For some adorable strolling through the lights and gift shopping, this is the place to be.
When: Nov. 22 - Jan. 5
Address: 1002 Avenida de las Americas, Houston, TX
Why You Need To Go: You can actually step into the world of Frozen with this free to visit exhibit in Downtown Houston. The giant colorful crystals will be spread out among the Christmas lights and ice skating in the same Discovery Green area.
Mozart's Coffee Roasters
When: Now - January 5
Address: 3825 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX
Why You Need To Go: This incredible riverside coffee and snack spot transforms into a giant Christmas land every year and it is a must-see if you are visiting Austin. Grab a giant pretzel and admire the music and lights all around you!