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December 23, 2020 - Events Calendar

 Now through December 30

The Festival of Lights “Season of Hope” will feature a two-mile drive-through attraction with millions of lights, castles, tunnels and hundreds of illuminated displays. Tickets start at $20 per vehicle, plus applicable fees, and include a four-pack of 20 oz. Coca Cola. Guests can purchase a Dash Pass for $40 and skip the lines. It is being held at Payne Arena in Hidalgo. Tickets are available for purchase at www.hidalgofestivaloflights.com.

Now through January 1, 2021

Brownsville’s Holiday Village will premiere their Virtual Village that will be accessible anytime and anywhere. The village will include 31 cottages for visitors to explore. They will also have coloring pages, games and other activities. And, as always, Fritter will arrive on Thanksgiving night and hide in a different cottage each day. The Virtual Village will be updated throughout the holiday season, so be sure to visit the page often. You can find information from previous years at www.holidayvillagebrownsville.com and their page on Facebook.

Now through January 2, 2021

Holiday in the Park is presented by the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, City of Edinburg and Edinburg EDC. It is located at the Edinburg Municipal Park, 714 S. Raul Longoria Rd., and will be transformed into a drive-thru wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights on display from 6 to 10 p.m. The event is free and covers a mile of themed entertainment. For more information, visit www.edinburg.com.

Now through January 4, 2021

The Pharr Community Theater will present the popular Charles Dickens adaptation, A Tejano Christmas Carol, on their Facebook page. The two-act play will be screened live and free of charge. To watch the show, find Pharr Community Theater Facebook page and give it a like and you can watch it with your family and friends in the comfort of your own home.

Now through January 18, 2021

The Holiday Sandcastle Village and Light Show on South Padre Island will be available to walk through. The village features unique holiday-themed sculptures created by sand artists from around the world. The light show is located directly in front of the entrance to the village. Social distancing is required. The sculptures are on view and open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. It even features a large sand chair you can sit in for a photo opportunity. The light show runs from 6 to 9 p.m. The Village is located near Louie’s backyard and Gravity Park. Look for the Ferris Wheel.

If you have an event coming up, please submit to news@wintertexantimes.com. Please include contact information, social distancing requirements and any additional information that would be helpful to the community.