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Plan to experience the 2022-2023 season beginning the Monday before Thanksgiving (November 21st, 2022), open open 6:00PM – 10:00PM nightly through New Year’s Day in Cuero Municipal Park, US Hwy 87 S (Broadway)! Shop in our fabulous stores and dine in our popular restaurants, and find out why so many choose to live in Cuero!

NEW! Special Event! Join us for Cuero’s Christmas in the Park – Downtown – in July!!!
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The December Events Committee of the Cuero Development Corporation would like to express our immense gratitude to our sponsors, partners, volunteers, and supporters including: City of Cuero, Energy Waste Rentals & Service, TrustTexas Bank, First United Methodist Church of Cuero, Cuero Health (Cuero Regional Hospital & Cuero Wellness Center), H-E-B, Lifeway Baptist Church of Cuero, the Joe Adams Family, the Mathis & Rogers Families, and everyone who gifted us with their time and effort in the 2021-2022 holiday season! Cuero’s Christmas in the Park was a tremendous success once again thanks to all of you!

Vote for Cuero’s Christmas in the Park in The Victoria Advocate’s annual Best of the Best for 2022!
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♪♫♪ Enjoy Christmas music while driving through the park! Tune your radio to 88.7 FM! (Sponsored by TrustTexas Bank) ♫♪♫

🎄 Last Week of the 2021-2022 Season!!!

Cuero’s Christmas in the Park is open for our last week, 6:00PM–10:00PM nightly, rain or shine — including all holidays — through New Year’s Day, in Cuero Municipal Park, US Hwy 87 S (Broadway)! Entrance is always free, with donations gratefully accepted at the end of the tour at Santa’s House, or through PayPal.

Tuesday, December 28th 2021, 6:00PM-10:00PM, will be the last of our regular, weekly nights for the Free Selfie Photo Booth.

Thursday, December 30th 2021, 7:00PM-9:00PM, will be the fifth and final of our Hot Chocolate Nights in December.

Saturday, January 1st 2022 — New Year’s Day — is our last official night of Cuero’s Christmas in the Park for the season.

Sunday, January 2nd 2022, we have a special post-season event hosted by Cuero Regional Hospital and the Bfit Cuero Wellness Center: the 3rd Annual “New Year. Fresh Start! Community Walk” through the park. For one night only, the park will be closed to all automotive traffic so that community walk participants can walk, jog, or run through the park and enjoy the lights and sights of Cuero’s Christmas in the Park on foot! For more information, see our Event page, here…

See the full list of event in the park and the community on our Schedule & Events page!

We’re thrilled to announce the return of two of our favorites this year: Hot Chocolate Nights on December Thursdays, and the Live Nativity the week before Christmas! Plus, we have a special new attraction, the Free Selfie Photo Booth on Tuesdays (just added: and Friday, Christmas Eve and Saturday, Christmas Day!) at the end of the tour! See more on our Schedule & Events page!

🎅  Calling All Elves and Santa’s Helpers!

The December Events Committee is currently seeking volunteers for Cuero’s Christmas in the Park 2021-2022 holiday season to work Santa’s House, greeting visitors and collecting donations. Just a reminder, we are a volunteer-based organization, therefore we greatly depend on members of the community to make our event a success!

🏠 Santa’s House Volunteers needed:
· Thu, December 30th, 6:00-8:00PM shift only

📷 Selfie Photo Booth Volunteers needed:
· Tue, December 21st, 6:00-8:00PM & 8:00-10:00PM shifts
· Tue, December 28th, 6:00-8:00PM & 8:00-10:00PM shifts

If you and your social or civic group, business, or family would like to volunteer for a 2-hour shift on one of our available nights, please contact December Events Committee secretary Samantha Bayfus at the Cuero Development Corporation office, Mon-Thu 7:30AM-5:30PM, and Fri 7:30AM-11:30AM: 📞 361-275-8178, 📧 ssolis@cityofcuero.com — or on weekends and after hours, send us a quick message via chat! Thank you!

Note: Volunteers must be 18 years or older, or accompanied by a responsible adult.

Special Addition!

Graphic for FREE Selfie Photo Booth — New This Year!

Winner of The Cuero Record’s “Best of DeWitt County Readers’ Choice 2020” Award for Best Holiday Event

Winner of The Victoria Advocate’s Crossroads “Best of the Best” 2020 Awards for Best Festival and Best Holiday Event


Watch our video showing the important work of our amazing volunteers!

Enjoy our extended music video!

New Scene Orders

If you are interested in purchasing a pre-made or custom scene for for the 2021-2022 Cuero’s Christmas in the Park season, please contact December Events Committee secretary Samantha Bayfus for details at the Cuero Development Corporation office, at (361) 275-8178, Monday-Thursday, 7:30AM-5:30PM | Friday 7:30AM-11:30AM.

 Plan to experience the annual Cuero’s Christmas in the Park, open nightly the Monday before Thanksgiving (November 22nd, 2021) through New Year’s Day, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, in Cuero Municipal Park, US Hwy 87 S (Broadway)!