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Christmas in the Park Events

🎄 Christmas in the Park 2023-2024 Season Opening Night

Monday, November 20th 2023, at 6:00 PM (closes at 10:00 PM).

🎄 Hot Chocolate Nights

Annually, on Thursdays in December, 7:00PM – 9:00PM, free Hot Chocolate Nights are sponsored by TrustTexas Bank and hosted by different area businesses and community participants.

Schedule: (Dates and hosts for 2023 to be announced.)


🎄 Live Nativity

Annually, on select dates the week before Christmas, the Live Nativity is sponsored by The First United Methodist Church of Cuero with participation from local churches.

Information about the Live Nativity this year is pending. Please check back for updates.Schedule: (Times and hosts for year to be announced.)Schedule:

Note: Due to circumstances beyond our control, the annual Live Nativity the week before Christmas has been discontinued indefinitely. We apologize for any inconvenience.

*(Note: We regret to announce that the Monday, December 20th and Tuesday, December 21st dates for the Live Nativity have been cancelled.)

🎄 Selfie Photo Booth

Notice: The Selfie Photo Booth feature at Cuero’s Christmas in the Park has been permanently moved. Our Polar Bears and Snow Friends photo benches have been placed in Historic Downtown Cuero for selfie photo opportunities with family and friends!

🎄 Cuero Health & Bfit Wellness Center “Fun Walk” Through Cuero’s Christmas in the Park Special Post-season Event!

Annually, January 2nd (Mon, January 2nd, 2023, 6:30PM) Join the Cuero Health staff as they promote a healthy start to 2023 and invite the community to walk through Cuero’s Christmas in the Park! The Fun Walk will include a one-mile walk or jog through Cuero’s Christmas in the Park at Cuero Municipal Park on January 2nd starting at 6:30PM. This year, there is no registration fee to participate; there will be event items for purchase at the Cuero Park Pavilion. Families are invited to take part as this will not be a timed walk/jog. This event is to encourage a healthy start to the new year (as well as a chance to walk through and see the lights at Cuero’s Christmas in the Park.) Donations will be gratefully accepted and help Cuero’s Christmas in the Park continue to operate, improve, and grow!

For more information, call Bfit Cuero Wellness Center at 361-275-9355.


Community Holiday Events

(Note: Event listing for third-party community holiday events provided for informational purposes only. Events subject to change without notice. Please contact individual event hosts for full and most up-to-date information.)

🎄 Yoakum Heritage Museum Annual Christmas Tree Forest

Annually, on select days November through January (November 18th 2021 – January 13th 2022) Regular Hours: Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 1:00PM – 4:00PM, and Fridays 10:00AM – 4:00PM (closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day). This year’s theme: Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) & The North Pole. Entry Fee: $5.00 Donation; Christmas Raffle held throughout the Forest, Winners Announced December 9th.

Plus: Two “Spectacular” Nights At The Museum, 6:30PM – 9:30PM, with Live Music, Food and Fun, November 18th with Musical Guest Bobby Orr, and December 9th with Musical Guest South Paw. For more information contact the Yoakum Heritage Museum, 361-293-7022, 312 Simpson St, Yoakum TX 77995.

🎄 Cuero Blue Santa Toy Drive

Annually, in November Sponsored by Cuero Blue Santa, a non-profit organization that provides toys to the children of Cuero at Christmastime. Note: Registration deadline to participate in the program is at the end of November. For the most up-to-date details, please visit the City of Cuero’s Blue Santa Program page or Cuero Blue Santa’s Facebook Page.

🎄 Holiday Shoppers’ Poker Run – Shop Cuero

(2023 Details to be announced)
The Saturday before Thanksgiving (Sat, November 19th 2022) Have some fun shopping for the holidays, by participating in the Cuero Chamber of Commerce Holiday Shoppers’ Poker Run and Lucky Basket Draw. Registration starts at 9:30AM-10:00AM. Event tickets are $75.00 and include lunch, adult beverages, shopping bag filled with Cuero Chamber Member swag and a chance to compete for prizes. Winning poker hand wins $750.00 Visa Card. Collect poker cards by shopping at participating shops and boutiques with every $20 purchase. Cash value prize amounts will be given out to the top 10 players. There will also be opportunities for door prizes for visiting participating stores. Get a group together and be creative to win a team prize! For more information about the Holiday Shoppers’ Poker Run or to purchase tickets, please contact the Cuero Chamber of Commerce at 361-275-2112 or visit the event webpage here.

🎄 Shop Small Saturday/Small Business Saturday

Annually, the Saturday following Thanksgiving (Sat, November 25th 2023) Come be a part of a national program celebrating “Shopping Small” and make an impact on small businesses in Cuero during the holiday shopping season. For more information about Shop Small Saturday® and Small Business Saturday®, please visit American Express’s FAQ page.

🎄 Shop ‘Til 6 Saturdays

Saturday nights, November 27 – December 18th 2021 Select businesses will keep their doors open until 6:00PM for holiday shopping. (Participating businesses announced weekly.)This year’s participating businesses are: A Special Stitch, Be., DC’s Apparel, Emporium at the Fair, Friends, Main Street Kaffee Haus, Ryan’s on Main, and Vintage on Main. For more information, please contact the Cuero Chamber of Commerce.

🎄 Cuero Main Street’s Christmas in Downtown Cuero

Annually, the second weekend in December (Fri, December 8th 2023, 6:00PM – 10:00PM; and Sat, December 9th 2023, 12:00PM – 10:00 PM) Cuero Main Street’s annual two-day event. Christmas attractions, shopping, dining, and entertainment. See full details here…
Cuero Main Street Presents Christmas in Downtown Cuero, a vintage Downtown Christmas experience complete with horse-drawn carriage rides, live reindeer, a petting zoo, festival attractions for all ages, and more!!! For more information, please contact Cuero Main Street.

🎄 Cuero Community Christmas

Saturday, December 18th 2021, 5:00PM – 6:30PM Community Open Christmas Celebration at the Cuero ISD Performing Arts Center! Enjoy devotional live music!

🎄 TrustTexas Bank’s “Holly Jolly Days”

December 20th-24th 2021 TrustTexas Bank is spreading holiday cheer this year by having Holly Jolly Days! Stop by any of their locations throughout the week of December 20th and pick up some TrustTexas Bank giveaways — including calendars, pens, notepads, and more! *While supplies last.

🎄 Santa’s Last “Shot” Shopping

Tuesday, December 20th, 5:00-8:00 PM Get in your last-minute purchases and complete your $100 Santa Shuffle punch cards for a chance at the Grand Prize of $500 in Cuero Christmas Bucks! The streets are closed to enjoy refreshments from the 5D Travelin’ Tavern, S’mores by the fire, and live music by Matt Thigpen. Happy Holidays from your hosts: Angie Cuellar, Director of Cuero Chamber of Commerce, (361) 275-2112; and Sandra Osman, Director of Main Street Cuero, (361) 485-8008!

Boys and Girls Club of DeWitt County & Cuero Main Street’s Hometown Holiday: “Reindeer Dash Virtual 5K”

November 30th – December 11th, 2020 Run or walk 3.1 miles (5K) anywhere you like between November 30th and December 11th. Send a screen shot of your time and path to Registration is $25 at (register before November 11th to be guaranteed a long-sleeve, dri-fit race shirt).
Bonus: Snap a selfie in Cuero’s Downtown Art Alley during your virtual race for a chance to win a special prize! Email selfie to email address above. For more details, visit the Boys and Girls Club of DeWitt County website.

’Twas the Night Before Christmas in Downtown

Thursday, December 12th, 2019, 5:00 PM-8:00 PM Cuero Main Street and the Cuero Chamber are co-hosting a new late night shopping event this year! Pick up a punch-card from participating stores November 30th through December 16th, fill it, and return for a December 20th drawing for $300 in Christmas Cuero Bucks! Also, get your cards stamped on December 12th at participating locations for cool door prizes! Enjoy festive refreshments, live music by Neal Tolbert, free gift wrapping and an ugly sweater selfie station! For more information, please visit Cuero Main Street’s website or Cuero Chamber of Commerce’s website.

(Additional 2023-2024 Events To Be Announced)