During your stay at Ranch 3232 in December, make sure to take advantage of the unique Hill Country Christmas holiday goings-on. All of the events below are an easy jaunt from the campground. Be sure to check the websites of the individual events for specific dates, times, and available attractions.

See The “Twinkliest Town in Texas”

Just a short drive from Ranch 3232, Johnson City’s Lights Spectacular is running now and not to be missed over the holidays. See this post from Southern Living Magazine to learn more or visit the Lights Spectacular page directly.

Join the Christmas Wine Affair

Make it a Holly Jolly Holiday! Get your Passport ticket now and join the Hill Country Christmas Wine Affair. This self-guided tour enables visits to up to 45 wineries, with special deals on 3-bottle purchases and of course the obligatory tastings! See the Christmas Wine Affair website to get started.

Walk the EmilyAnn Trail of Lights in Wimberley

An easy drive from Ranch 3232, the town of Wimberley is a Hill Country gem. The EmilyAnn Trail of Lights runs most days in December and is a walking trail through approximately 8 acres of lighted exhibits. It’s free to attend; however, donations are graciously accepted. After the walk, be sure to check out the shops in and around this sleepy haven that are all decked out for the holidays and stocked with unique gift ideas. See the EmilyAnn website for the latest info and dates/times.

assorted color string lights

Take In Fredericksburg’s Christmas Nights of Lights

Experience the unique mix of German Christmas traditions and warm Texan hospitality this Weihnachtszeit, or Christmas season, in Fredericksburg. Celebrate the season with friends, family and neighbors with a nightly lighting of the Community Christmas Tree and German Christmas Pyramid during Fredericksburg’s Christmas Nights of Lights

Get Your Skates on at The Western Wonderland in Dripping Springs

Ice skating in Central Texas? You bet! Over the Christmas holidays, the big covered arena at nearby Dripping Springs Ranch Park gets converted into a giant ice skating rink. You can bring your own skates or rent them at the park—and even sign up for a skating lesson. Also, the Trail of Lights and myriad other events make this a big happening in Dripping. See the Western Wonderland page for all the details.