College Station’s Christmas in the Park to Turn on Lights Nov. 25

For nearly 30 years, College Station’s Christmas in the Park event has brought holiday cheer to more than two million visitors and generations of families. On Thursday night, Nov. 25, one million lights will be turned on throughout the 47 acres of Stephen C. Beachy Central Park.

Through sponsorships from Waltman & Grisham, Attorneys at Law, Kroger, and KBTX Media, Christmas in the Park will combine favorite traditions with new ones — all for free.

Christmas in the Park highlights:

Nov. 25-Jan. 1: Holiday lights, 6 p.m.-11 p.m.

Dec. 9: Baking contest (visit for details)

Dec. 10-11: Old-fashioned hayride, cookies, hot chocolate, live entertainment, reindeer games, and photos with Santa!

Dec. 14: Bring-Your-Pets Night, 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Have your pet’s photo taken with Santa!

Dec. 11-12, 15-16: Private reservations with Santa (minimal charge)

For complete details, visit, or call College Station Parks & Recreation Department at 979.764.3486.