Christmas Carousel

Christmas Carousel is the annual fundraising event of the Junior League of Abilene, and funds the League’s community projects throughout the year. These projects focus on meeting the needs of women and children in our community. The event began in 1981, and this year we celebrate the 42nd annual event.

Christmas Carousel is a juried show of merchants from across the country. Space in each category is limited in order to ensure a variety of merchandise and to allow merchants to maximize their full sales potential. Please complete the online application as soon as possible in order to be considered for selection in our market. We also encourage you to view the Christmas Carousel Merchants 2023.

Throughout the weekend, thousands of guests attend our Market Hall and signature events. We encourage you to support the Junior League by attending one of our events. To purchase tickets, please click here.

Christmas Carousel is supported annually by many generous individual and business sponsors. You can learn more about sponsorship opportunities here. We thank each of our sponsors, past and present. Without you, this event wouldn’t happen!

We look forward to celebrating the Magic of the Season with all of you on November 2-5, 2023!

2023-2024 Christmas Carousel Committee

Carousel Chairman Mary Klein
Carousel Chair Elect Christin McClain
Carousel Chair Elect-Elect Sam Townsend
Auction/Raffle/Resale Mattie DeVries & Kenna Hogan, Co-Chairmen
Café/Concessions Sam Atchison, Melynie Chavez, & Misti Hauger, Co-Chairmen
Decorations Autum McNeill & Rebekah Raux-Sumrall, Co-Chairmen
Events Sierra Medford & Charity Shaver, Co-Chairmen
Hospitality Carly Etter, Co-Chairman
Marketing Hatti Day
Merchants Jazmine Moreno, Chairman
Sponsorships Brittany Deeg, Chairman
Style Show Patty Wright, Shawna Atkinson, & Sandy Douthey, Co-Chairmen
Support Precilla Camacho, Chairman
Tickets Kristi Allgood & Alex Swize, Co-Chairmen
Treasurer Makenzie Johnson
Sustaining Advisor Cassie Ohlhausen