Christmas under the stars

Christmas in kilgore

Saturday December 14, 11am-5pm

Make your plans for nothing but pure holiday bliss in Historic Downtown Kilgore as “Christmas in Kilgore” is packed with nonstop entertainment.


This will be a Saturday packed with FREE fun for all ages! Free activities include:  

  • Exotic Petting Zoo (pony rides are $5).

  • Live Christmas music from East Texas Childrens Orchestra, Young Musicians of East Texas and the one and only "Pine Nutz". 

  • Christmas Movie Marathon in the historic Texan Theater thanks to the Reel East Texas Film Festival and ARPCO Valves & Controls.

  • Mini train rides (11am-1pm only).

  • Browse the market vendors, part of Geekend Holiday Bizarre.

Plus there will be games, food vendors even a visit from Santa! 

Make sure you stroll up to the downtown merchants for any Christmas shopping that you still need to do or to take a break from the festivities and have some lunch. 

Don't miss the feature film of the Christmas Movie Marathon, "It's a Wonderful Life" screening at 5pm at the historic Texan Theater. 

Thanks to our friends at ARPCO Valves & Controls this movie is FREE and open to the public!! Feel free to bring your own chair or blanket and we'll have popcorn, drinks and snow cones available for purchase.

Mingle & Jingle

Saturday November 30, 6pm-9pm

Come dine and shop under the Stars of Historic Downtown Kilgore! It will be an evening of shopping, eating, fun and entertainment as Downtown Kilgore merchants and restaurants host Mingle & Jingle 2019!

This is downtown’s annual #SmallBusinessSaturday celebration, bolstering ‘Mingle & Jingle’s’ offerings post-Turkey Day. Several merchants will offer refreshments and some will have libations.

The party starts at 6 p.m. with merchants open all day. The scene will be merry for all of those who are starting their holiday shopping. Downtown Kilgore will be transformed into a holiday wonderland with fantastic Christmas lights and holiday fun all season long.

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