Christmas in Granbury

'Tis the Season to be in Granbury! Come and visit Granbury during the holidays to feel the magic of Christmas with your loved ones. There is so much to see and do in Granbury this Christmas... start planning today!

Enjoy a stroll through Shanley Park and see all the beautifully decorated trees and Christmas lights on display.

Take a walk around the square and view the 12-foot Christmas trees on each corner and the lights hanging around town.

Plus view all the decorated storefronts and restaurants as well!

lighted parade 2021

Granbury Night of Lights Christmas Parade
Friday, 11/24/23

Lighted Christmas Parade at 6 p.m. Cookies for children and the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus at Santa’s House on the square following the parade.

Granbury Santa House

Santa's House
Dates: November 24, 2023 - December 23, 2023
Historic Granbury Square and Gazebo

Santa and Mrs. Claus return to Granbury! Bring your children, friends, family, and pets to spend time with everyone's favorite couple this holiday season! Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from November 25-December 23 they will be on the Square at the Historic Courthouse and Gazebo waiting to visit and listen to your Christmas wishes and take pictures with you. Visit them and make Christmas memories!
Fridays - 6-8 pm
Saturdays - 10am-12pm, 2-4pm, 6-8pm
Sundays - 1-4pm, 6-8pm


Candlelight Tour of Homes

Candlelight Tour
December 2-3, 2023 | Granbury Square

Please enjoy The Granbury Square, always a historical trip as you shop, dine, and drink your way around enjoying the beautiful lights and giant trees.

This is a time when Texas hospitality is irrepressible and the gracious people of Granbury welcome visitors into their historic private residences for the Annual Granbury A Candlelight Holiday Tour of Homes. Granbury, Texas, a place where Texas history lives every day, celebrates its culture once a year in a truly magical way. For the Granbury Candlelight Tour of Homes, the community bands together in an assemblage of lights, carols, Christmas treats, and carriage rides. Moreover, a selected group of citizens opens their private, historic homes to the public. Between volunteer docents and the owners themselves, a story unfolds of each home's rich and unique story.

Fear Not

Fear Not! The Hope of Christmas
the Promise

Come for a show filled with inspiring original music, live animals, and a talented cast! This powerful musical work is free of charge! Bring your blankets and get ready to witness the story of the birth of Christ! Only 20 minutes away, plan your Granbury Weekend at & include the Majesty of Christmas! Free of charge! First come first served seating (We do ask that you bring a toy for toys for tots!

Nativity Display

Nativity (Away in a Manger)
12/2-12/10 times vary
Enjoy 1,300+ Nativity scenes from all over the world! This private collection is on display each year for a short time at the Langdon Center Concert Hall. You won't want to miss out!

Langdon Center Concert Hall
300 E Bridge St. Granbury, TX 76048


Eagle Eye Ranch Carriage Rides

Enjoy an evening of leisurely riding in the back of an open carriage throughout historic downtown Granbury, Texas. Take in the downtown sights of historic buildings. Fun for the whole family.  or the romantic couple, date night with friends, or the immediate family to spend quality time enjoying the lights of nostalgic Historic Downtown Granbury. 

As always, bring your blankets and Holiday Spirit. Reservations must be made in advance.

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The Nutcracker Experience

Step into a World-Premiere Nutcracker unlike anything you have ever experienced told through song, dance, and incredible staging. One that begins in heartbreak but journeys towards hope, acceptance, and joy, embracing the Spirit of Christmas! Clara's Father has just passed. This is their first Christmas without him and it’s incredibly difficult because Father embodied the spirit of Christmas and always made it special with his handmade gifts. Mother is heartbroken but being strong for Clara… before Father passed, he carved a nutcracker as his final Christmas gift with a note attached.

The Nutcracker will keep the magic alive. If you believe in the magic, I’m always with you...

Winter Guest January - February Granbury, Texas

Winter Guest Season 

Don't let the end of the holidays end your fun in Granbury! Whether you are visiting Granbury for the holiday season, or spending a uniquely Granbury weekend here, we want you to be our Winter Guest! 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 for special deals for places to stay, dining options, and attractions in town! Sign up for your coupon passport today!

GBJ 2023

Goosebump Jump
January 20, 2024 – Lake Granbury
Visit Granbury challenges our Granbury community, civic organizations, charitable organizations, and brave individuals to help kick-off the Winter Guest tourism season (January - February) by jumping into the frigid waters of Lake Granbury on January 20th, 2024! Earn prizes for Best Costume, Oldest  Participant, Furthest Travelled, Best Team Costumes, Best Couples Costume... Will you plunge into the cold water?

Make it a romantic holiday getaway with these events... stay in a local hotel or bed and breakfast... and enjoy the twinkling lights and festive trees around the Square. Make this Christmas season unforgettable!

Chili on the Beach

Chili on the Beach

What is better than Chili on the Beach during Goosebump Jump?  Come join Visit Granbury and the Historic Granbury Merchants Association at the Hilton Garden Inn and the City Beach for a Chili Cookoff on Saturday, January 20th, 2024  during Goose Bump Jump!  

Cookers will begin cooking their chili at 7:00 AM and tastings at 10:00 AM.  Tastings are $5.00 for a wristband and ticket to place your vote.  HGMA   will provide the cups for tastings.   


Mammoth ICE AGE Run

Join the HERD for a 5K, 10K, and HALF-MARATHON migration thru the heart of Granbury. The course will be an OUT and BACK utilizing the scenic and PAVED Hike and Bike City Trail. 

After your Run, Join in the FUN!

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