December 2022 events in Burnet County
It’s December in the Highland Lakes of Burnet County, that special month when you can go ice skating and play in the snow, even in Central Texas. Pack up family and friends and head to Burnet County, which offers multiple opportunities to bask in the glow of Christmas lights displays, immerse yourself in old Bethlehem, shop festival vendors, see parades, and listen to live music. Close out December in style, bid a fond farewell to 2022, and ring in the new year. Check out the events below and visit our interactive events page for more December happenings. Happy holidays!
5-10 PM DEC. 1-31
215 Main St., Marble Falls
This year, the ever-popular ice rink moves downtown to Harmony Park at the corner of Third and Main streets, where you’ll find plenty of nearby shopping and dining options.
6-10 PM DEC. 1-31
305 Buena Vista St., Marble Falls
A festive lights display lines the banks of Lake Marble Falls in Lakeside Park. Visit with Santa on Fridays and Saturdays.
6 PM DEC. 2
Main Street, Marble Falls
It wouldn’t be the yuletide season without a parade. Brightly lit floats begin the procession shortly after sunset and head down Main Street toward Lakeside Park and Walkway of Lights.
6-9 PM DEC. 2-4 and DEC. 9-11
300 E. Washington, Burnet
Relive the original Christmas story in this impressive and immersive recreation of ancient Bethlehem with dozens of re-enactors in period costumes. Presented by First Baptist Church of Burnet.
10 AM-4 PM DEC. 3
This little town goes big with a holiday parade, live music, and an array of vendor, food, beer, and wine booths. Youngsters have their own area with kid-centric activities and photos with Santa.
8-11 PM DEC. 3
132 W. Vaughn St., Bertram
Texas country favorite Charlie Robison and guest Grady Spencer perform at the historic Globe Theatre in Bertram as part of Robison’s Unretired and Uplugged Tour.
NOON TO 8 PM DEC. 10
Courthouse square, Burnet
A daylong holiday festival complete with parade, food, and vendor booths, live music, photos with Santa and the Grinch, and imported snow for sledding or just playing. Hang around until dark to visit the Trail of Lights, with locations on the square, Wallace Riddell Park, and Hamilton Creek Park.
5-8 PM DEC. 10
703 Buchanan, Burnet
Experience the holidays like pioneers from the 1800s at Fort Croghan Museum and Grounds. Admission is free. Enjoy soup, cornbread, cider, coffee, and water for $5. Children 5 and younger can eat for free.