Six Flags Over Texas features a selection of live holiday entertainment that is free with your admission to the park.
All I Want For Christmas
Join Miss Persimmons in her Christmas toy shop as she and the cast of All I Want For Christmas sing many favorite current and classic Christmas tunes.
The Holiday Hams
The Holiday Hams can be found at the Court House Stage during Holiday in the Park as they put a hilarious twist on holiday music.
A Jolly Holiday
At the end of each evening, gather around the Silver Star Carousel Stage for one final holiday celebration. A Jolly Holiday features dancers, the Looney Tunes characters, Santa's reindeer, and Santa Claus himself. Please Note: Santa goes back to the North Pole 12/23.
Tree Lighting Ceremony
USA (Front Gate)
Ends December 23
Each evening, until December 23rd, join Santa Claus in the Silver Star Mall area near the entrance of the park as he leads the lighting of the Tree of Trees.

Six Flags Over Texas also features other holiday entertainment throughout the park.
Deep in the Heart of Christmas
Featuring over 8 miles of Christmas lights, Deep in the Heart of Christmas is an impressive lighting spectacle that takes over the streets, buildings, and trees of the park's Boomtown section.
Lone Star Lights
Christmas lights strung all over buildings, trees, and bushes illuminate and dance to your favorite Christmas tunes. Located in Texas near the entrance of Gold River Adventure.
Tree of Trees Light Spectacular
Gather around the Silver Star Mall throughout the evening as the Tree of Trees presents many entertaining Christmas light shows to popular holiday music.
The park features holiday-themed activities that are great for younger guests and families alike.

Merry Marketplace is a large area in the park's Texas section that is transformed for Holiday in the Park. This area includes food, visits with Santa Claus, and many other great activities.

The Red Hot Cinnamon Stop serves cinnamon rolls, hot drinks, and more.

The Red Hot Cinnamon Stop serves cinnamon rolls, hot drinks, and more.

  • Campfire Holiday S'mores: Camp fires are located in various locations. Guests can gather around to warm up and also cook S'mores.
  • Cozy Cafe (Old South): This location serves bread bowls filled with soup and loaded baked potatoes. Dining Pass options available.
  • Peppermint Parlor (Miss Abby's): Peppermint mocha, snicker doodle cookies, and oatmeal cream pies can be found here.
  • Red Hot Cinnamon Stop (Dippin' Dots Sundae Shop): A selection of cinnamon roll options with various toppings. Dining Pass options available.
  • Ye Olde Coffee Shoppe: Located at the bar in Crazy Horse Saloon, features holiday beverages, cookies, and more.

Other Activities
  • Holiday Hams: A humorous band at the Court House Stage featuring live instruments and holiday-themed parodies.
  • Johnson Creek Critter Corral: A small petting zoo featuring llamas, goats, ponies, and miniature longhorns.
  • Nativity Scene: The story of Christmas played by live people. Located near Coca-Cola Freestyle.
  • Reindeer Holi-Daze Dance Party: A high-energy dance party hosted by Santa's reindeer at Court House Stage.
    • Times: 5:30pm, 7:30pm
    • Ends December 23
Under the Mistletoe is one of multiple photo opportunities inside Merry Marketplace.

Under the Mistletoe is one of multiple photo opportunities inside Merry Marketplace.

Photo Opportunities
  • 1925 Firetruck: This photo op is located near the Red Hot Cinnamon Shop.
  • Reindeer Meet-and-Greet: Take pictures with Santa's reindeer.
    • Times: 3:00pm, 4:00pm, 8:30pm
    • Ends December 23
  • Santa's Outpost: Meet and take photos with Santa Claus.
    • Reservations Required, Ends December 23

  • Market Finds: A variety of holiday-inspired clothing for everyone.
  • Plum Sugar Shack: Select from a variety of holiday-inspired fudge options and other sweets.
  • St. Nick's Knick-Nacks: A great place to find last-minute holiday gifts.
The Cozy Cafe serves up soup in bread bowls and loaded baked potatoes.

The Cozy Cafe serves up soup in bread bowls and loaded baked potatoes.

Children Activities
  • Ho-Ho Holiday Crafts: After visiting Santa Claus stick around Santa's Outpost for holiday crafts.
  • Special Letters to Santa: Write your own personalized letter to Santa Claus.
  • Storytime with Mrs. Claus: Gather at Santa's Outpost for special stories with Mrs. Claus.
    • Times: 12:30pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:15pm, 8:15pm
    • Ends December 23

For more information regarding food and entertainment please use the "Entertainment" and "Specialty Foods" tabs above.

Fire Pits & S'Mores
Guests can purchase a s'mores kit from various locations and line up around one of many fire pits for a great experience. Fire pits are located all around the park.
Frosty Snow Hill
Frosty Snow Hill is a Holiday in the Park classic. Guests can experience what it is like to sled down a legitimate snow hill. Located in the Tower section near the entrance of Music Mill Amphitheater.
Santa's Outpost
Crazy Horse Saloon
Ends December 23rd
      Reservations Required
Stop by Santa's Outpost to have your own personal meeting with Santa Claus himself. Also explore Santa's workshop and work on "top secret" gifts. Children can also interact and read stories with Mrs. Claus.
Specialty food items found around Six Flags Over Texas during Holiday in the Park. Dining Pass selections are labeled below.

HIP Dining Pass Hours

Lunch: 11:00am to 3:30pm

Dinner: 4:30pm to 9:00pm

Snack: 11:00am to 9:00pm

Merry Marketplace
Cozy Cafe (Old South)
  • Regular Soup or Chili (M)
    • Texas Chili
    • Chicken Tortilla Soup
    • Loaded Potato Soup
    • Broccoli Cheese Soup
    • Fire Roasted Vegetable Soup
  • Soup or Chili in a Bread Bowl (M +$3)
  • Loaded Baked Potatoes (M)
    • Texas BBQ Brisket
    • Pulled Carolina Pork
    • Loaded Baked
  • Hot Drinks
Peppermint Parlor (Miss Abby's)
  • Cookies (S)
    • Flavors: Peppermint Mocha, Pumpkin Cranberry White Chocolate, S’Mores, Snickerdoodle, & Red Velvet with Icing
  • Brownies (S)
  • Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches
  • Coffee
  • Hot Chocolate
Red Hot Cinnamon Stop (Dippin' Dots Sundae Shop)
  • Cinnamon Rolls
    • Regular w/Cream Cheese Icing (S)
    • Butter Pecan (S)
    • Apple Pie
    • Peach Cobbler
  • Sticky Buns
  • Iced Coffee
Texas Taco Bar
  • Tamales w/1 Side (M)
    • Hatch Green Chile & Monterey Jack (Vegetarian)
    • Hatch Green Chile, Monterey Jack, & Chicken
    • Shredded Beef
    • Roasted Pork
Ye Olde Coffee Shop (Crazy Horse Saloon)
  • Flavored Coffees
  • Hot Chocolate
    • Toppings Include: Marshmallows, Peppermints, Sprinkles, Brownie Sticks, Syrups, Sauces, Whipped Cream
  • Filled Holiday Muffins
  • Christmas Cookies

Macho Nacho
  • Tamales w/1 Side (M)
    • Hatch Green Chile & Monterey Jack (Vegetarian)
    • Hatch Green Chile, Monterey Jack, & Chicken
    • Shredded Beef
    • Roasted Pork
Texas “Big” Skillet
  • Cowboy Burritos
  • Cowboy Nachos
  • Grilled Steak Sandwiches
  • Smoked Chicken Quesadillas
  • Tortilla Dogs
  • Hot Drinks
Epic Cones
Fresh cones with the following combinations:
  • Holiday Turkey & Dressing
  • Tamales
  • Pumpkin or Regular Cheesecake
  • Herb Chicken
  • Pizza
  • Brisket
  • Peach or Candy Apple Cobbler
  • Red Velvet

Casa de las Banderas
  • Tamales w/1 Side (M)
    • Hatch Green Chile & Monterey Jack (Vegetarian)
    • Hatch Green Chile, Monterey Jack, & Chicken
    • Shredded Beef
    • Roasted Pork
Mexico Big Skillet
  • Fajitas (Chicken or Beef)
  • Fajita Nachos
  • Quesadillas
  • Holiday Drinks

German Roasted Nuts
  • Cinnamon Coated Cashews
  • Cinnamon Coated Pecans
  • Cinnamon Coated Peanuts

Coffee Kiosks (Two Star Mall Locations)
  • Flavored Coffees
  • Hot Chocolate
    • Flavors Include: Gingerbread, Irish Cream, Peppermint, Salted Caramel, & More
  • Filled Holiday Muffins
  • Christmas Cookies
Kettle Corn
  • Homemade Kettle Corn
  • Baked Goods
Lone Star Nuts
  • Chocolate Covered & Roasted Cinnamon - Almonds, Cashews, & Pecans
  • Brownie Pops
  • Homemade Peanut Brittle
  • Hot Chocolate
Roasted Corn
  • Roasted Corn
  • Elote
  • Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes with Toppings
Street Tacos
  • Smoked BBQ Street Tacos
  • Smoked Sausage with BBQ Brisket Wraps
  • Hot Drinks
A look at all entertainment and activities happening during Holiday in the Park.
Important tips and information to help you get the most out of your visit to Holiday in the Park.

When does Holiday in the Park operate?

Holiday in the Park operates on select dates from November 16 through December 30. A full calendar of operating hours can be found on the park’s official website by clicking HERE.

Christmas Lights Galore

Six Flags Over Texas adds a generous amount of Christmas lights throughout the park. Deep in the Heart of Christmas, located in Boomtown, provides over 8 miles of lighting. The park also has multiple locations for Christmas light shows, such as the Tree of Trees at the Silver Star Mall and Lone Star Lights in the Texas section near the Gold River Adventure entrance.

Merry Marketplace

Merry Marketplace is one of the more immersive holiday activities found at Holiday in the Park. We highly recommend heading to the Texas section of the park to check out the multiple photo opportunities, specialty food items, and more. A full look at what is offered inside Merry Marketplace can be found by clicking on the “Holiday Activities” tab above.

Live Entertainment

Six Flags Over Texas only has one live indoor show during Holiday in the Park. Please note that holiday shows tend to be more crowded than shows during the summer time. We recommend checking out our Live Shows page for a daily show schedule and plan to be at the theatre early to ensure you have a place to sit.

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