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Celebrate 20 Years of Hill Country Holiday Cheer at Dickens on Main

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The holiday season is meant to be celebrated with loved ones, and Boerne has just the ticket to do it up right! Dickens on Main is one of the foremost family celebrations of the season in the Texas Hill Country. Now in its 20th year and featuring something for all ages, this two-night festivity is packed full of free holiday fun, and it’s happening this Thanksgiving weekend!

Admission to this fantastic family experience is free of charge for everyone. From the snow on Main Street to the period characters, the live entertainment, 60-foot ice slide, children’s crafts, and more, Dickens on Main transforms Boerne’s historic Hill Country Mile into a vintage Christmas card. The experience, including five different holiday “villages” with a variety of entertainment and activities, is a celebration of the season unlike any other. Concerts with such headliners as Groove Night (an awesome ‘80s cover band), as well as The Eggmen (a brilliant Beatles tribute) in addition to pictures with Santa, an ice sculpture competition, and Christmas carolers will amaze and delight everyone.

Celebrate 20 Years of Hill Country Holiday Cheer at Dickens on Main

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All the while your family is experiencing Dickens on Main, the Boerne shopping and dining experiences that await you will definitely help start your holiday season on the right foot! In addition to the stores and restaurants along the Hill Country Mile, there will also be a wide variety of vendors including food trucks and booths, pony rides, a petting zoo, merchandise vendors, and more! And the kids most definitely will love the crafts and activities, Christmas lights, entertainment, and, of course, the snow!

Celebrate 20 Years of Hill Country Holiday Cheer at Dickens on Main

Photo: Facebook/Dickens on Main

This holiday extravaganza wraps up everything to do with Christmas in a big, bright red bow for your entire family! It’s two days packed with all the holiday fun that young and old alike can enjoy, topped with your favorite foods and a glittering tree-lighting ceremony. It all sounds too good to be true, but it’s right here in Boerne, supporting local shops for Black Friday (November 29), as well as Small Business Saturday (November 30). And then there’s the Dickens market, which will be filled with one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gifts. To top it off, visitors can purchase a carriage ride a stately and fitting mode of transportation.

Celebrate 20 Years of Hill Country Holiday Cheer at Dickens on Main

Photo: Facebook/Dickens on Main

Dickens on Main, in downtown Boerne, has everything your family will need to make holiday memories that will last a lifetime! Capped off with sparkling lights and stunning holiday decorations, this unique event sets the tone for the rest of your holiday, in good old-fashioned form. There will be more than 80 individual shops and entrepreneurs on hand to meet your Christmas shopping needs. Plus a Wells Fargo stagecoach to thrill and delight the kids or grandchildren. It’s sure to be the premier Christmas kick-off you’ve been looking for. Celebrate holiday cheer in the Hill Country with your entire family at Dickens on Main this Thanksgiving weekend!