Community Involvement

Grande in Your Neighborhood

Grande is proud to be part of your community and to support local events in our serviceable areas. Check out some of the local charities and events to see where we’ve been and where we’re going. We look forward to seeing you soon at one of these or other upcoming activities in your neighborhood.

Austin

Dec. 13-24
11am-10pm
(11am-8pm on Christmas Eve)
Austin

Armadillo Christmas Bazaar

Palmer Events Center

Meet the 12 days of holiday shopping at the Armadillo Christmas Bazaar! With 200 local and national artists setting up shop and three live bands playing each day, you'll get in the holiday spirit and get your shopping done in time to simply enjoy the holidays.

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Corpus Christi

Nov. 15 - Dec. 15
7:30pm
Corpus Christi

“A Christmas Carol”

Harbor Playhouse, 1802 North Chaparral, Building #2

We can't do anything about your past, but, in the present, your future looks bright at Harbor Playhouse. Shirk that "bah humbug" attitude and embrace the true spirit of Christmas with Charles Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol." Hang out with Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the ghost gang in this musical retelling of the holiday classic.

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Dallas

Dec. 7
6pm
Dallas

Holiday Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

Little Elm (See route here)

The holiday season is officially moving in with the Little Elm's Holiday Christmas Parade! Following the parade, usher in the holidays with the official tree lighting and fireworks at 7pm at Little Elm Park.

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Nov. 29 - Jan. 6
6 - 10pm
Dallas

Christmas in the Square

Frisco Square

Cue the light show! Come on down to Christmas in the Square where the lights like to dance to the rhythm of the holiday tunes! Now in its 15th year, this holiday celebration has traditions galore — like parachuting Santa, trackless train, Christmas tree maze and more — but it is also pulling out some new surprises. Start dates vary for each activity.

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Midland/Odessa

Oct. 2019
- Mar. 2020
Varies
Midland/Odessa

Odessa Jackalopes

Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Hwy, Odessa, Texas

Break out the Zamboni — hockey season is here! The Odessa Jackalopes skate onto home rink advantage throughout the season. See jacklopes.org for when the Jackalopes will be hopping on home.

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Dec. 3-31
1 - 5pm
Midland/Odessa

Winterfest

Noel Heritage Plaza

Winterfest has made you a list — and you'll want to check all of these family-friendly activities off twice! Starting on Black Friday, head down to Noel Heritage Plaza to visit Santa, ice skate in the outdoor rink, listen to live music and attend specialty events, like the Parade of Lights (Dec. 7) and 1st Annual Teddy Bear Tea (Dec. 15).

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San Antonio

Dec. 7-8
7:15am
San Antonio

Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio

W. Market St. & S. Alamo St.

Rock out to 26.2 miles (or less) of a scenic San Antonio race course. Not into the marathon life? Pick your distance with a half marathon, 2-person half marathon relay, 10K, 5K and kids run. Once finished, relax and rock on at the Finish Line Festival and Post-Race Concert.

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San Marcos

Dec. 4-7, 11-14
5 - 11pm
San Marcos

Sights & Sounds of Christmas

San Marcos Plaza Park

Spread holiday cheer at Sights & Sounds of Christmas. This family-friendly festival invites everyone to join in the reindeer games, take a tour through Bethlehem, hop on a carnival ride, visit the petting zoo and more. And it's all surrounded by the spectacular holiday lights!

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Waco-Temple

Dec. 7
12 - 7pm
Parade at 6pm
Waco-Temple

Christmas on the Chisholm Trail "an old fashioned Christmas"

Downtown Belton

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right to Christmas on Chisholm Trail! Venture into an old-fashioned family celebration with holiday music, bounce houses, a visit from Santa, and, of course, a Christmas parade.

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