Event tickets for 2021 Christmas Carousel will open this fall. The below events are tentative and will be updated as more plans are made. Thank you!
Thursday, November 4 | 6 – 9 p.m.
Join us for an exclusive night of shopping and to bid farewell to fall. Celebrate this change in season with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. Your ticket includes cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres. It’s an evening filled with holiday spirit that you won’t want to miss.
Tickets: $50 each
Friday, November 5 | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 6 | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 7 | Noon – 5 p.m.
Don’t miss out on your one stop shop for holiday shopping! Bring your shopping list and waltz through our Enchanted Forest full of merchants who are ready to make your Christmas wondrous! Grab a tasty bite to eat at our café and concessions area.
Tickets: $5 general admission; $3 discounted tickets with ID (military, seniors 60+, first responders and teachers); FREE for children 12 and under.
Strutting in the Snow – Style Show & Luncheon
Friday, November 5 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Doors open at 11 a.m.
Celebrate the season’s trends with the League’s annual style show! Guests will be treated to a chic style show presented by Dillard’s, as well as scrumptious culinary creations from ACU Catering. We THINK you may know some of our local celebrity models too!
Secure reserved seating with a table host for eight. Limited VIP tables of ten also available.
Tickets: $40 individual; $350 table host (seats 8); $750 VIP table host (seats up to 10 with preferential table placement.)
Brunch with Santa in the Storybook Capital of America
Saturday, November 6 | 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Join us for a magical brunch with the one and only Santa Claus! Brunch goers will enjoy an exclusive book reading from a preview of the 2021 Children’s Art & Literacy Festival and participate in making a take-home craft. Ticket includes entrance into market hall.
Tickets: $12 individual. FREE for children under 3 years.
Pictures with Santa
Friday, November 5 | 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, November 6 | 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 7 | 1 – 3 p.m.
Tickets will be available that weekend.
All events held at the Abilene Convention Center, located at 1100 N 6th St, at the intersection of N 6th St and Pine St.
From Fort Worth:
Remain on I-20W to Pine Street or Business 83 exit (exit 286). This is Pine Street, turn left, and you will be going South. Remain on Pine Street until you reach North 6th.
From Hwy 277 North:
Stay on Hwy 277/83/84 and exit at North 1st. You will dead-end to North 1st. Turn left onto North 1st, turn left on Pine Street. Continue to North 6th.
From Hwy 277 South:
Stay on 277 (you will make a left turn and reenter – HWY 277 will merge will 83/84) exit at North 1st. You will dead-end to North 1st. Turn left onto North 1st, turn left on Pine Street. Continue to North 6th.
From Hwy 36:
Highway 36 becomes South 11th Street. Stay on South 11th until you come to Treadaway and turn right. Stay on Treadaway and go under the overpass. Continue to North 6th and turn left.
From San Angelo:
Get onto the Winters Freeway, turn left on Hwy 83/84 going North. Exit at the North 1st Exit. You will dead-end to North 1st. Turn left onto North 1st, turn left on Pine Street. Continue to North 6th.