If you are eager to show your Texan pride and celebrate the holidays at the same time, now is your chance to pull out your boots. Old West Christmas Light Fest near San Antonio is a festive experience on an authentic Texas ranch. There will be lights, music, games, activities, and more in the best style of The Lone Star State.

The festival will kick-off this Thanksgiving and will carry on until Christmas. Admission tickets are only $15. It will be a true Texas experience in a real Old West town with stunning light shows. Santa will be on the premises every night to take a photo with you at no charge, so get your list and camera ready for the occasion. Did you behave this year?  

The event will be happening in Boerne, just outside San Antonio. The exact location is Enchanted Springs Ranch, a popular event venue that provides a Hill Country ranch atmosphere. The experience includes a light show, laser tag in the lights, music, delicious seasonal food, and Santa's Holly Jolly Herd. 

In addition, there will be games for everyone, including jumbo jenga, corn hole, reindeer roping, and cookie decorating. other attractions will be the Candyland Instagram room, and the Christmas Escape rooms.

By the way, there will be live music performances at the Silver Spur Saloon.

Don't forget to take advantage of the location and take photos in all the spaces, including the Naughty or Nice Jail, and the Old West Post Office. It will be truly memorable. You may also be able to send your letter to Santa if you feel shy (or too big!) to sit on his lap.  

A large variety of yummy treats from food trucks will be served at the festival.

Indulge yourself with classics like s'mores, cookies, funnel cakes, kennel corn and hot cocoa; have a Tex-Mex feast with tacos and tamales; or munch the all-time-favorites burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs, Cajun food or sushi. To drink, you can have beer, wine, or sodas.

Lights will be the main attraction and you will spot them even before entering the ranch gates. However, the festival is not a drive-thru event per se, so drive through the illuminated path and then park your vehicle to experience the rest of the displays and the fun. 

The admission tickets are good for any night the festival is open and you can buy them online or at the gate. Weekends (Friday and Saturday nights) get pretty busy, so the recommendation is to arrive at 6:00 p.m. The fest is pet-friendly so bring your dog leashed. 

Old West Christmas Light Fest

Price: $15

When: November 28 - December 25

Address: 42 Hwy. 46 W. Boerne, Texas

Why You Need To Go: To experience Christmas like you're in an authentic Old West Town in Texas. There will also be fun and games, live entertainment, photo-ops with Santa and incredible food and drinks. 

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