January 1st marks the beginning of the new year, and also the start of the WinterGuest season in Granbury!

If you’ve been thinking about planning a Granbury getaway, it’s never been a better time. Start 2024 with a restorative stay in our award-winning historic small town. With so much to do and see – there is something for everyone this winter. Keep reading for a few of our favorite must-stops!


Warm Dinner on the Square

Looking for comfort food to fill you during your stay? Granbury is home to many distinct culinary stops that will satisfy any craving. Try Babe’s Chicken Dinner House for family-style country cooking, or have a date night in Farina’s, specializing in Italian food in a beautiful historic building.


A Performance at the Opera House

Stay warm and be entertained by the talented cast at Granbury Theatre Company! Sit back and relax in the iconic, restored Granbury Opera House and enjoy one of the shows hitting the stage this January and February – Anne of Greene Gables, tribute concerts, and My Fair Lady.


Boardwalk Stroll on Lake Granbury

Grab some coffee and your date, and take a crisp morning stroll on Lake Granbury. The Boardwalk on the City Beach Park is perfect for a short, scenic walk. The sunrise and morning fog on Lake Granbury is unmatched!


Stay in a Cozy Vacation Rental

One of Granbury’s biggest attractions is the variety of beautiful short-term rental options throughout the area, but especially within walking distance of the Historic Granbury Square. Make where you stay one to remember, and you can’t go wrong with a vacation rental in Granbury.

Restore your serenity in a variety of unique lodging options in Granbury, including everything from cabins and cottages to a luxury inn.


Happy Hour at one of the many Wineries

Cheers to the new year. Warm up with delicious libations and one of the many Granbury wineries located downtown and beyond! Schedule a bottling party at D’Vine Wine and design your own 2024 bottle label! Let your tastebuds enjoy these amazing local crafts.


Fun Winter Events

If you’re visiting on January 20th, brr(ave) the cold and take the plunge into Lake Granbury during our annual Goosebump Jump! The event celebrates the new year in Granbury and raises money for charities – plus, there is SNOW much fun to be had! Register here.

Make sure you check out the Annual Jazz Fest, coming back for its 3rd year as the boutique, and immersive, one-day jazz event!  With three big stages at the Langdon Center, Granbury Square Plaza, and Hewlett Park and a HUGE roster of bands.  Free Admission, pet, and family-friendly, with giveaways, food, market vendors, and LIVE MUSIC all day, the Granbury Jazzfest is the best place for YOU to be on February 24, 2023, from 11 am to 9 pm!


Get your WinterGuest passport and check off each stop on your stay! Additionally, Stay up-to-date with our Winter Guest page for the season's special events and promotions offered from January 1 through February 28 from our participating partners as part of the Winter Guest celebration. Sign up here.


We can’t wait to see you this winter in Granbury!