11 Christmas Traditions You’ll Only Understand If You’re From Texas

We’re big on tradition here in Texas. Our roots run deep and we aren’t afraid to embrace them during the holiday season. Although we develop customs within our own families, there are several statewide Christmas traditions that most of us adhere to (or at least know someone who does). Here are just 11 of the best Texas Christmas traditions.

How many of these Christmas traditions in Texas does your family practice? Are there any major Christmas customs in Texas that I left off? Let us know in the comments!

If you are searching for another Christmas tradition in Texas that the entire family will enjoy, take a road trip to the best Christmas lights in the state. Check out this itinerary to help you get started.

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Texas Christmas Traditions

November 04, 2022

What is one of the most popular Christmas traditions in Texas?

As you can tell from the list above, there are all types of Texas Christmas traditions. However, one of our favorites is to gather the family, hop in the car, and experience one of the state’s best Christmas lights displays. There are spectacular light shows all around the state that are sure to put you in the holiday spirit. For example, you can always head to the Houston Zoo during the month of December and celebrate the season with Zoo Lights. Enjoy the twinkling lights and even see some animals on your way.

There are also many drive-thru Christmas light displays that are sure to bring the magic of the season. While there are many displays located all around the Lone Star State, we’ve put together a list to help you narrow down your options. Let us know which drive-thru light display in Texas you enjoy most and if there are any you would highly recommend.

What are some of the best Christmas towns in Texas?

Texas sure knows how to celebrate Christmas! There are towns big and small that will help you get into the holiday spirit, even if there isn’t a winter wonderland outside your door. Some of our favorite Christmas towns in Texas to visit include Galveston, Jefferson, and Cleburne. Marshall also hosts all types of festive events in December that will help you celebrate the holiday season all month long.

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