Calendar of Events for December 2019:


JCPenney/Sunset Mall $1,000 Survey Drawing

Each year, the visitors to Concho Christmas Celebration's Tour of Lights are given Survey Cards at the entrance of the tour to fill out.  These Survey Cards are then entered into the JCPenny/Sunset Mall $1,000 Shopping Spree. Click here for the Official Sweepstakes Rules.

Click here to see the last year's winner of the Concho Christmas Celebration Survey Drawing. 


Bike Through the Lights

On Sunday, December 6th, Bike Throught the Lights with Santa and take in the view of the three million Christmas lights and more than 75 Christmas Greeting Cards from atop your bike! This non-competitive ride, presented by Concho Christmas Celebration and the San Angelo Bicycling Association, is free and open to all.  Parking is available at the San Angelo YMCA parking lot located at 353 S. Randolph.  Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Elf John will be there between 4:30 pm and 5:15 p.m.   The ride will begin at 5:30 p.m. and cyclists will exit at the lower YMCA parking lot at the corner of S. Randolph onto Veterans Memorial Drive.  Cyclists will need front light, rear reflector or light and helmet.  Cyclists must be off the streets of the Tour by 6:30 p.m.  Contact Jerry Middleton @ 325-234-5248 for more information.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will have treats for the participants, and The San Angelo Bicycle Association will provide cookies and hot chocolate after the ride.

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Christmas Cartoons

Enjoy Christmas and holiday cartoons during the light tour.  The animated feature is shown continuously on a large screen at the end of the Tour of Lights on Oakes Street, from December 6th through December 31st.  Park your car and bring your blankets!  You are sure to make memories as you sit with your family and friends under the stars, sipping hot chocolate and watching classic cartoons. This year we will feature a favorite holiday favorite  "MICKEY'S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS."  

"The world's favorite mouse rings in the holidays with three charming stories:  "Gift of the Magi," Duck Tales" and "A Very Goofy Christmas."     

Closed captioning is featured on the Christmas cartoon/story selections.


Run Rudolph Run

Run Rudolph Run will be held on Sunday, December 15th at 5:30 p.m.  The fun run begins at Old Town on East Avenue B.  This year's event is hosted by the San Angelo Road Lizards and Shannon Medical Center and the Lions Club.  This is a free, non-competitive run/walk open to all.  Join Santa and Mrs. Claus in running or walking the 2.5 miles through the Tour of Lights. Strollers and wheelchairs are welcome. Enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies.  For more information, call Daniella De La Cerda at (325) 718-9270.

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Tuba Christmas

This year's Tuba Christmas will be held on Saturday, December 21st at 12:00 Noon at The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, located at 1 Love Street, San Angelo, Texas, along the beautiful Concho River.  This event is free and open to the public. Plan to attend this unique and memorable concert event, featuring tuba and euphonium players from across the Concho Valley performing traditional Christmas and holiday songs. For more information, please call Eric Hansen at (325) 654-5383. 

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Kayak Through the Lights

The Kayaking Divas and Dudes annual holiday paddle is one of Concho Christmas Celebration's featured events.  "Kayak Through the Lights" will be held on Saturday, December 14th, beginning @ 5:30 p.m. at the boat ramp located behind the Girl Scouts Building, 304 W. Avenue A, San Angelo, Texas.  The Kayaking Divas and Dudes invite you to decorate your kayaks, canoes and other small watercraft with festive Christmas lights and decorations and paddle the Concho River after dark.  All kayaks, canoes and watercraft must be illuminated to launch on the river.

Texas Parks and Wildlife requires one "white" light mounted on the kayak, an oar, and a life vest must be worn.  Bring your kayaks, lights and decorations and enjoy the FUN!!!

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Santa's Santa Fe Christmas

Open the doors to a winter wonderland of holiday decorations at the Historic Railway Depot.  Santa Claus will arrive by train at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 29th.  The Depot will be open for tours on December 20th 6:00-9:00 p.m., and  December 21st from 10:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Santa will be available for pictures both days from 6:00-9:00 p.m.  Admission is charged for this event.  Donations are accepted.  For more information please call Penney Baker at 325-656-5469.