Christmas in the Stockyards

Oh, boy, there is going to be a lot going on this weekend in Fort Worth’s Stockyards. On Saturday, December 5, there is going to be a Christmas tree lighting, a holiday parade, pony rides, and a petting zoo. Cowboy Santa will make an appearance and pose for photos; you’ll want to bring your own camera or use your phone. It’s a joyful time from 12:00 noon until 5:00 PM. Please note that the parade begins at 4:00 PM.

The Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District at Stockyards Station is the host for this annual Christmas in the Stockyards event .  The event will be on the lawn of the Historical Livestock Exchange Building, inside Stockyards Station and along East Exchange Avenue. This is a free holiday event centered on western heritage activities that the entire family can enjoy. Like what you ask? Okay, read on, my friend, read on:

  • COW-CAMP presented by the Fort Worth Herd
  • The 92.1 Hank FM Party Patrol
  • Live music with local children’s choirs
  • Coloring contest at Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • Holiday face painters
  • Games and fun

I’ve heard that there’s even going to be chicken roping, armadillo races, and cow milking. What a hoot! Annie will be there to see exactly how it’s done. The Fort Worth Herd Cow Camp is from 1:30 – 2:30 PM. Call 817-625-9715 and ask for Paulina Macias who can give you more information about Saturday’s activities, or just go on over and visit the Stockyards. You’ll be glad you did.

Annie Ambles to the Stockyards to celebrate Christmas in Texas style


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