The magic of the holiday season awaits you in this small, north Texas town. Whether you visit with the entire family or for a romantic weekend getaway – there is something for everyone to enjoy this Christmas in Granbury. 

Nothing will make you feel more excited to welcome the magic of Christmas than these festivities!


Night of Lights Christmas Parade

This longtime tradition is the perfect way to welcome the arrival of the Christmas season! Visit the downtown Historic Granbury Square on Friday, November 24, the night following Thanksgiving, for this highly-attended parade! View the colorful lineup of decorated entries as they wind their way through Granbury's downtown Historic District. Plus, the end of the parade marks Santa's arrival. Enjoy the beautiful lights that twinkle in the night.


Santa’s House

Santa and Mrs. Clause are ready to meet you! Visiting Santa’s House on the Square is a must-stop. Following the Night of Lights Christmas parade, Santa will be in Granbury until Christmas.

This experience is free to the public, and perfect for Christmas card photos! View the hours here.


Candlelight Tour of Homes

This is a time when Texas hospitality is irrepressible, and the gracious people of Granbury welcome visitors into their historic private residences. During this annual event, locals and tourists alike gather in downtown Granbury to tour open historic homes and buildings, shop, dine, and drink among the twinkling downtown lights and Christmas decorations.

Learn the history of Texas and Granbury as you step back in time into many historical structures. Get your tickets today!


Festive Carriage Rides

Take a step back in time and explore downtown Granbury in a horse-drawn carriage this holiday season! Spend quality time with those you love most on this intimate ride – just bring your blankets and holiday spirit! Book your reservations in advance.


Shanley Park Lights

Grab the kids, pour a cup of hot cocoa, and visit Shanley park to walk along the stunning Christmas lights display! This beautiful spot is just a few steps away from the Historic Granbury Square.


Away in a Manger Nativity Scene Display

In the quaint setting of Langdon Center's Concert Hall, celebrate the reason for the season with an impressive private collection of over 1,600 unique nativity scenes. This collection keeps growing, and is a must-see!


Granbury Opera House

Imagine seeing a magical live performance in a stunningly renovated, historic theater… 

This season, the talented team at the Granbury Opera House is offering limited live performances of the Nutcracker and White Christmas! These performance are perfect for the entire family. Make sure to get your tickets before they’re gone!


The Promise

Celebrate Christ with this FREE event at The Promise – Fear not! The Hope of Christmas.

Head to Glen Rose, a short 20 minute drive, to enjoy this beautiful production that celebrates the birth of Christ. 




We can’t wait to see you this holiday season in Granbury! Share the magic by using the hashtag #VisitGranbury on social, and book your stay at