Christmas Under The Stars Logo2013 250Festival Canceled because of weather.

The 5th Annual Brownwood Christmas Under the Stars Festival will take place this Friday and Saturday, December 6th & 7th at the Depot Complex, Adams Street Community Center and the Lehnis Railroad Museum.

The event will feature Santa and Mrs. Claus, kids activities, Christmas karaoke, food, live entertainment, ice skating and much more during the two day event.

The festival will also feature the “Treats for Santa Bake-off” on Saturday and the Christmas tree auction to benefit local non-profit agencies on display at the Lehnis Railroad Museum.

Brownwood’s ice skating rink will be featured for the second year in a row during and before the festival with daily hours. A live webcam will be streaming the ice rink action all week and can be viewed at along with more festival information.

The full schedule of events and activities for the Christmas Under the Stars Festival is below.  


Christmas Under the Stars Festival
Schedule of Events
December 6 & 7   –     4 PM – 8 PM

Activities, Attractions & Food Vendors – Dec. 6 & 7 from 4 – 8 PM Unless Noted

Depot Complex (Outdoors)

Ice Skating Rink
Weekdays 1 PM – 8PM
Saturday (Dec 7) 11 AM – 8 PM
$2/ 20 minute session

Rock Climbing Wall

Photo Characters
Near Pavilion

Soft Drink Trailer
Hosted by Southside Church Youth Group

Depot Complex (Indoors)

Meet Santa & Mrs. Claus

Christmas Karaoke
Hosted by Gobo Entertainment

Letters to Santa, Popcorn Balls, Caramel Apples
Hosted by Family Service Center

Frito Pie/Chili
Hosted by UNITI

Fingernail Painting & Tattoos
Hosted by Ranger College Cosmetology

Baked Goods
Hosted by Brownwood Project Graduation

Doggy Biscuits and Doggie Cookies
Hosted by Guardian Angel Projects

Snowman Handprint Keepsake
Hosted by The ARK

Roping Activity
Hosted by Heart of Texas Children’s Advocacy Center

Funnel Cakes
Hosted by Victory Life Academy Patrons

Harvey House

The Brownwood Store
Open during festival with gift items and cold drinks

Adams Street Community Center

Woodworking Craft
Hosted by McCoys

Decorate Giant Gingerbread House
Hosted by Latch Key

Hosted by CASA

Pet Food Bowl Decorating
Hosted by Corinne T. Smith Animal Center

Photos with Snickers the Dog
Hosted by Corinne T. Smith Animal Center

Sausage Wraps
Soft Drinks

Hosted by High Mesa Cowboy Church Youth Group

Reindeer Food
Hosted by Central Texas Opportunities

Lehnis Railroad Museum

Coloring Book Pages
Hosted by Brown County Museum of History

Christmas Ornament Decorating
Hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters

Photo Frame Decorating
Hosted by the Red Cross

Christmas Tree Auction
Public can bid on fully decorated Christmas tree to benefit a local charity

Hot Dogs
Hot Chocolate

Southside Church Youth Group

Cotton Candy

**Live Entertainment will be playing at all venues during the festival.


Depot Complex – Note days and times

Treats for Santa Contest
Hosted by the Brownwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Saturday, December 7th in Bertrand Technology Solutions Meeting Room in Chamber of Commerce
$10 per entry
Baked good must be dropped off between 3-4 PM on the 7th – Judging Starts at 4:30 PM

Lehnis Railroad Museum

Christmas Tree Decorating Contest and Auction
Hosted by the Lehnis Railroad Museum
Non-profit organizations have decorated Christmas trees with the help of local businesses
Trees will be on display December 2nd through 7th
The public can bid on decorated tree and money will benefit the nonprofit who build the tree
Awards for best tree and highest bid will be given