Welcome to Whistlestop Christmas!

Come experience our Christmas wonderland with over 3 ½ million lights decorating Hulen Park in Cleburne, Texas. "Spectacular!"... "Enchanting!"... "Delightful!"... are just a sampling of the descriptions heard from visitors to the park every Christmas! The Yuletide celebration begins on November 21st with the lighting of over 3 ½ million lights at Hulen Park that are turned on each evening through December 31st.

Christmas Activities

The festivities kick off with the annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony in Hulen Park at 6:30 p.m. Come out & listen to the Texas Tradition Chorus followed by the lighting ceremony and a visit by Santa & Mrs. Claus. Adding to the fun will be food vendors, Children train rides & Horse Drawn Wagon Rides around the park on this night and other selected days ~ see schedule of events for times.
See schedule of events for other activities occuring through out the holiday season…

Christmas Entertainment

Throughout the holiday season, both of Cleburne's live theater groups will be presenting holiday plays. Carnegie Players present "It's a Wonderful Life" to the Cleburne Conference Center & The Plaza Theatre Company is presenting "A Christmas Carol." Songbird Live presents "Tom Burkett Orchestra Christmas Spectacular" at 7:30 p.m.
The Brazos Chamber Orchestra Christmas Concert is on Dec. 13th at 7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church.
*See schedule of events for times and locations
The Whistle Stop Christmas celebration promises to turn the most hardened Grinch and Scrooge into the jolliest of Kris Kringles. Mark your calendars and enjoy the holidays with us!



    21st Nov

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    21st Nov

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