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Celebrate the Christmas Season in True Texas Hill Country Style!

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A trip through the Texas Hill Country is a great way to kick off your family’s Christmas season! You can slow things down, take a scenic tour, and have the kids out for a road trip that’s sure to make memories. At first, you might be filled with nostalgia when you travel to the many charming towns that fill the area. But soon you’ll be filled with the joy of the Christmas season, and of making your own memories, as you listen to carols, catch up with Santa, and let the festive feeling fill the air! Lights Spectacular in Johnson City lets you do just that.

Every Christmas season, over two million lights shine in the hometown of Lyndon B. Johnson, making it the “Twinkliest Town in Texas.” For three decades, Johnson City locals have aimed at transforming their courthouse, in addition to three city blocks, into an amazingly festive holiday display! Their efforts don’t go unnoticed. It’s even been said that Lights Spectacular can be seen from the International Space Station! This year’s event is on until January 5, 2020. It’s the perfect way to enjoy the Christmas season here in the Hill Country.

Video: YouTube/Destin Drone Solutions

Shared on the Destin Drone Solutions YouTube channel, the video above shows the 2017 Lights Spectacular kick-off in Johnson City. No holiday visit to the Texas Hill Country is complete without a stop here. Those looking for updates, more information, or answers to frequently asked questions can visit the event link provided here. You can also find details on Facebook on the Johnson City Texas Chamber of Commerce link available here. A special event listing and weekend activities are also provided here. Take a break from all of this year’s hectic holiday schedule, get the family together, and find yourself in Johnson City, celebrating Christmas in Texas Hill Country style! Be sure to let us know how much you love your Christmas tour of the Hill Country.