Austin November 21, 2018
You Will Love This Dreamy Ride Through The Largest Drive-Thru Light Show Near Austin
The holiday season is full of traditions, but nothing is quite as magical as Santa’s Ranch. This whimsical light-show is only an hour away from Austin, and it’s every bit as magical as you’d expect. Throw on your tacky sweater and cowboy boots, because this holiday treat gets a Texas twist. You will love this dreamy ride through the largest drive-thru light show near Austin.
We may not get snow in Texas, but we sure know how to celebrate the winter season.
Before embarking on your journey, stop by the concession stand to pick up some sweet kettle corn and candied pecans. You can wash it down with a satisfying cup of hot cocoa. These lovely treats will definitely put you in the Christmas spirit.
It's easy to see why Santa's Ranch has become a long-standing Texas tradition.
Santa's Ranch has been dazzling Texans since 2003, and it shows no sign of slowing down. Hop in the car and enjoy 45 minutes of magical twinkle lights.
Santa's Ranch has over 1.5 million lights.
This spectacle is beyond thrilling. You'll feel like you entered The North Pole as you drive through this extraordinary light display.
The light structures are all custom-made, and the designs will astound you.
You'll come across some incredible structures along the way, all with a Texas twist. Santa's barn is full of festive red lights, and the reindeer beam with Lone Star pride.
Even the nativity scene has some Southern flare.
You won't find any palm trees in Jerusalem, but there are plenty at Santa's Ranch.
Santa doesn't just ride in a sleigh -- he also drives a truck.
Even though he lives in the North Pole, Santa still has a soft spot for Texas. When the reindeer need a break, Saint Nick fills up the bed of his truck with toys and continues on his way.
Santa's Ranch will certainly fill you with festive cheer.
You'll find this spectacular show at 9561 I-35 N. in New Braunfels, Texas. Santa's Ranch is open until December 30th, even on holidays. Their hours are Sunday - Thursday from 6 pm to 10 pm and Friday - Saturday from 6 pm to 11 pm. Tickets are $28 per vehicle, and you can also purchase a season ticket for $56. To learn more, visit their
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