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CalendarNovemberNovember 17th-January 6th---Six Flags Fiesta Texas  November 30th-December 21st---Ford Holiday BoatHoliday in the Park ~ San AntonioExperience enchanting holiday magic for the entire family featuring Christmastime cheer like no other with our dazzling new Holiday Expres train ride, enchanting caroling Christmas Tree family, and our spectacular live nativity show, The Majesty of Christmas. From November 17 through January 6, the park is transformed into a winter wonderland with millions of colorful twinkling lights throughout the park, magical musical shows and personalized meet-and-greets with Santa Claus and his helpers. Address:17000 IH-10 West, San Antonio, TX 78257. For more information, call: (210) 697-5050November 17th-January 6th---SeaWorld San Antonio Christmas Celebration ~ San AntonioCaroling ~ San AntonioCome down to the River Walk to enjoy holiday caroling! Boats are decorated with lights, holiday bling and include a driver, an iPod loaded with popular Christmas music and binders with music lyrics. Each boat can accommodate a maximum of 15 adults or 20 youth. Caroling boats book quickly-don’t delay in booking yours! The public is welcome to enjoy the caroling for free from the banks ofSeaWorld San Antonio is decking out the halls for its annualChristmas Celebration! This wintery, watery wonderlandfeatures Christmas shows, holiday lights, festive foods,Santa Claus and more! The park is covered with 9 millionlights, the largest Christmas light display in Texas, andguests can meet Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer andfriends. ‘Tis the season to create family memories, onlyfound at SeaWorld’s Christmas Celebration.Address:10500Sea World Dr, San Antonio, TX 78251. For daily park hours, December1st-2nd---DogDays: Bricks&Barksat visit: www.seaworldsanantonio.com and click on “Events.”  Botanical Garden ~ San AntonioNovember 17th-December 31st---Zoo Lights ~San AntonioDecember 8th----Helotes Cowboy Christmas Parade It’s a dog-friendly weekend at the beautiful Botanical  ~HelotesZoo Lights is a holiday tradition for the whole family!Stroll under an array of twinkling lights while you siphot cocoa, roast s’mores, ride camels and enjoy ourLakeside Lightshow. Visit with Santa, ride the train andexperience activities such as: skating, camel rides andsnow globe photos. (*Additional fees may apply.) Opendaily November 17 - December 31 from 12:00 - 9:00 p.m. December 2nd---Sunday Masa-A Holiday Tamales Sunday - Friday & Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Extravaganza ~ San AntonioAddress: San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N. St. Mary’s Street, San Antonio, TX 78212. For more information, call: (210) 734- 7184orvisit: www.sazoo.organdclickon“Events.”November 19th-December 14th---Pipe Creek Christmas Tree Farm ~ Pipe CreekIf you are looking to cut your own Christmas tree, then head on out to Pipe Creek Christmas Tree Farm! You can pick out your own Christmas tree, cut it down, and take it home with you the same day! Guests can also enjoy free hayrides on weekends and great photo opportunities. Address:805 Phil’s Road, Pipe Creek, TX 78063. For more information, visit: www.pipecreekchristmastrees.comNovember 23rd-January 6, 2019-----Holiday Lights on the River Walk ~ San AntonioBring the family out as Sunday Masa returns for it’s 2ndannual celebration of the holiday season with tamales,local holiday vendors, pan dulce, hot chocolate, pictureswww.facebook.com/SundayMasaThe famous holiday lights on the River Walk are turned December 7th-9th---Christmas in God’s Countryon each year the day after Thanksgiving and remain on  ~Hondofrom dusk to dawn daily till just after the first of the New Year. This year the lights will remain on until January 6th. We invite you to experience the spectacular display of 100,000 lights (2,250 strings of light) draped over the towering bald cypress trees that line the River Walk. Visiting the River Walk to enjoy the spectacular holiday lights is free. The lights are a gift to the public from the San Antonio River Walk Association and the City of San Antonio. Holiday lights are on the downtown portion of the River Walk. For more information, visit:www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com and click on  1st Saturday of Every Month-Helotes Market PlaceOld Town HelotesSaddle up and get ready! Music, food, and a good time are served up as local craftsmen fill Old Town with“Events.”Bring your canine companions out for a walk or run to help support the Helotes Humane Society on Saturday December 8th! You can either register on the day of the event or you can also register in advance online. Onlinetreasures from across South Texas. The event opens at 10:00am and closes at 5pm on the first Saturday of every month, so gather the kids and come down to Old Town for an afternoon of fun. Admission to the event is free. Marketplace proceeds benefit community activities within the City of Helotes. For more information, visit www.helotesmarketplace.comEverySaturday: BarrelHouseFarmersMarket ~Pipe CreekBring the family out to the Barrel House Feed Store every Saturday from 9am-1pm to experience the Farmers Market! Local farmers and food crafters offer fresh grown goods and more. Address: Barrel House Feed Store, 11740 Hwy 16 S.,Pipe Creek, TX For more information, call: (830) 535-6303.December 7th---Cowboy Capital Christmas and Shop- The Medina United Methodist women’s Bazaar. Come  pers’ Jubilee ~ Banderathe river or while seated outdoors on a patio. information, call: (210) 227-4262 or visit: www.thesanantonioriverwalk.com .DecemberFor more•December 1st---MUMC Annual Christmas Bazaar ~Medinashop for unique Christmas gifts..handmade crafts. Pro- ceeds to be donated to local charities & missions. Include attic treasures, decorations, baked goods, popcorn and a brunch. Time: 9am-2pm Address: Medina United Meth- odist Church, 263 Reed Ave, Medina, TX 78055. For more information, call: (830) 589-2646Bring the family out to Bandera to this citywide Christmas open house for shoppers! This is a free event and is open to everyone. There will be live nativity, caroling, a Christmas program at the Bandera County Courthouse and more! Time: 5pm-9pm. Address: Bandera County Courthouse, Bandera, TX 78003. For more information, call: (210) 215-1995.Garden. Four legged friends can enjoy doggy bowls of water throughout the Garden. Fee: General admission + $5 per dog (on a leash, please). Members enjoy free admission + $5 per leashed dog. Proceeds benefit local animal charities. Time: 9am-5pm Address: 555 Funston Place, San Antonio, TX 78209. For more information, visit: www.sabot.org .This event showcases local businesses, charities and organizations. Numerous spectators fill the streets, as local vendors serve hot chocolate, pastries, and other goodies. Arrive by 6:45 p.m. to ensure you get a parking spot. The 2018 theme is Songs of Christmas. The Parade route will start on Old Bandera Road near Antonio Drive and travel south through the heart of Old Town Helotes. The Parade will then travel south along Riggs Road and disband near Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. This event is FREE. We recommend you bring your own chairs, blankets, flash light, and umbrella. Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm For more information, visit:with Santa, & more! Cost: $5 (includes entrance into the  www.helotes-tx.gov and click on “Events.”event for attendees over 12 with all day access to vendors,music, music and activities. Tamales, food, and othergoods purchased inside. Children 12 and under are FREEand do not need a ticket. $10 for VIP tickets. (includes1 hr early entrance at 11am to get a head start with yourtamale eating and holiday shopping before the crowds.)Time: 12pm-4pm Address: Historic St. Paul Square,1174 E. Commerce St. ,San Antonio, TX 78205. For more  December 8th---La Gran Tamaladainformation, visit the Facebook page:~San AntonioLearn how to make tamales and take a few of your own home with hands-on workshops or purchase your dozens of tamales for the holiday season at one of many tamale vendors. For the kids, there will be children’s activities in Centro de Artes such as storybook reading, corn husk doll decorating and photo ops with Pancho Claus provided by the San Antonio Public Library. This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Time: 11am-7pm. Address:Historic Market Square, 514 W. Commerce St.,San Antonio, TX 78207. For more information, call: (210) 207- 8600-7th: Tree lighting: Christmas Carols followed by tree light- ing at City Hall. Carriage rides, a snow play area, pictures with Santa, and food trucks will be on hand - 8th: Market Days: Get all your Christmas shopping done! Vendors from all over the state will be selling their merchandise. Lighted Night Parade to follow. 9th: Worship: Community Worship on Sunday evening. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets as we celebrate “The Reason for the Season.”December 8th---Jingle Paws Classic 5K & Walk For more information, visit: www.hondochamber.org/cigc  ~San Antonio2nd Wednesday of Each Month: Ladies Night Out in Old Town Helotes ~ HelotesCalling all ladies! It’s time for Ladies Night Out in Old Town Helotes! Every second Wednesday, the shops in Old Town Helotes will be open late for a night out on the town. Food trucks, live music, give-aways, and, as always, free wine! Address: 14391 Riggs Road, Helotes, TX 78023.12www.heloteshighlights.comDecember/January 18 -19


































































































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