Events

Market Hall Shopping
Friday, November 3 | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 4 | 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, November 5 | Noon – 5 p.m.

Come shop in the wonder and merriment of Market Hall, featuring several merchants who are all ready to help you fill Santa’s Sleigh. You might even pick up a treat or two for yourself! Plan to grab lunch in our delicious ‘It’s So Good You Will Melt’ Café or Concessions areas. Prices: $5 general admission; $3 discounted with proper ID (military, seniors 60+, first responders, teachers); free for children under 12 years old;, $10 weekend pass

Preview Night
Thursday, November 2 | 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Join us with the anticipation of Christmas for magical evening of shopping, cocktails, and some of the sparkling tastes of Christmas. Our favorite Chef, Darren Grace, will be back to kick off your holiday season with his  culinary creations.
Prices: $45 individual (includes food and drink)

Style Show & Luncheon
Friday, November 3 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
VIP seating opens at 11 a.m.

The Style Show of the season! Get ready to come and frost yourself in the merriment and comfort of friends as we present the latest fashions and trends. Enjoy the styles of the season presented by our wonderful Merry Market Merchants. Your purchase of a table of 8 places you in reserved seating. Open seating is given to those who purchase individual tickets. Limited VIP tables are available on a first come, first served basis.
Prices: $40 individual; $350 table sponsor; $750 VIP table sponsor (seats 8 – 10)

Reindeer Run 5K and Family Fun Run
Saturday, November 4 | 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Late registration begins at 8 a.m., Race starts promptly at 9 a.m.

See the race route, here. Award plaques will be presented to the first and second place finishes in each division. We will provide medals for the third, fourth and fifth place finishes in each division. Your race packet will include: t-shirt*, race bib with time chip and a market hall ticket. Pre-registered runners may pick-up their race packet on Friday, November 3 from Noon-6 p.m. at Abilene Running Co. (located at 2654 Industrial Blvd). *T-Shirts guaranteed for the first 100 pre-registered runners only.

Presale Prices: $25 – Adult; $10 – Child 12 and Up; $70 – Family Pack (2 Adults and up to 4 Children); $75 – Team of 4 Adults
Late Registration Prices: $30 – Adult; $15 – Child 12 and Up; $85 – Family Pack (2 Adults and up to 4 Children); $100 – Team of 4 Adults

Family Movie Night
Saturday, November 4 | 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Join us for a screening of a holiday movie in addition to “make and take” activities. The evening will also include snacks and drinks as well as an exciting preview of the 2018 Children’s Art & Literacy Festival.
Prices: $20 individual (3+), $70 family pack with 2 adults and up to 4 kids

NOTE: Parents may leave children who can be independent for the first hour while you go shop Merry Market. Parents must stay on premise during the event.

Pictures with Santa
Saturday, November 4 | 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday, November | Noon – 4 p.m.

Our annual Pictures with Santa booth will be open in the foyer of Market Hall. Bring your young ones with their sparkling smiles to have their picture taken with Santa. Photo packages will be available for purchase through our professional photographer.
Prices: $15 small package with postage, $25 large package with postage