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 hung around town.

Plus view all the decorated storefronts and restaurants as well!

lighted parade 2021

Granbury Night of Lights Christmas Parade
Friday, 11/25/22

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.


Historic Downtown Carriage Rides
Dates available from 12/2-26, 2022 based upon availability. Ride time, 15-20 minutes.
Enjoy an evening 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. 2  carriages available!

Vis a Vis - 4 passenger white carriage.
This carriage is for the romantic couple, date night with friends, or the immediate family to spend quality time enjoying the lights of nostalgic HIstoric Downtown Granbury.
Wagonette -  Seating capacity is maximum 8 passengers.
Perfect for families or a small group celebrating the Christmas Season. As always, bring your blankets and Holiday Spirit.

Granbury Santa House

Santa's House
Dates: November 25, 2022 - December 18, 2022
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

🎄🎅🤶🎄An Important Message From The North Pole🎄🎅🤶🎄

Out of an abundance of caution, Granbury Santa House will not be open for its regular hours of operation Thursday, December 22nd and Friday, 23rd, 2022.

We appreciate the over 5,000 children and their families who have visited Santa's House this year. We look forward to seeing you again next Christmas Season.

Candlelight Tour of Homes Candlelight Tour
December 3-4, 2022 | 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. Everyone, please be safe and healthy this Christmas. Granbury, Texas delights in making a big fuss over her guests. And her holiday dress is stunning: a chill in the air; the centuries-old downtown square awash with lights; stylish shops, award-winning restaurants and historic homes preened and decorated for the season. This is a time when Texas hospitality is irrepressible and the gracious people of Granbury welcome visitors into their historic private residences for the 38TH 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 open their private, historic homes to the public. Between volunteer docents and the owner's themselves, a story unfolds of each home's rich and unique story. This year, Texas historical sites such as the Hood County Courthouse,
the Granbury Opera House and the Nutt House Historic Hotel will be included on the tour, as well as Granbury museums and historic churches.
Fear Not

Fear Not! The Hope of Christmas
Dec. 9 & 10 at 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)
12/3-12/11 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


A Christmas Carol - A Brian Clowdus Experience
12/3-12/30 times vary

Fresh off the heels of the wildly successful Sleepy Hollow Experience, Brian Clowdus and his team are back in Granbury this holiday season with The Christmas Carol Experience! Get ready for the most haunting Christmas Carol yet, with audiences entering to find themselves, guests, at the funeral of Jacob Marley before following Ebenezer Scrooge on his quest to claim his inheritance and escape Marley’s fate. Funeral guests follow Scrooge on his journey of redemption and discover their own journey through the past, present, and future to learn that lightness and love will prevail and that even the darkest of hearts can learn the true meaning of Christmas. This intimate immersive experience will be limited to 50 guests per show and is sure to sell out!
Tickets can be purchased at

GBJ 2023

Goosebump Jump
January 15, 2022 – 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 15th, 2022! Earn prizes for Best Costume, Oldest  Participant, Furthest Travelled, Best Team Costumes, Best Couples Costume... Will you plunge into the cold water?

The event schedule includes: 10am registration; 11am costume judging; 11:30am jump; and the awards
presentation from 12pm-1pm.

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 14th,2023  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!


CLICK HERE for a printable pdf of our events this season!

EventsIn Granbury