2 Free Christmas Celebrations in West Texas To Help You Celebrate The Season

Christmas light poinsettas and Christmas lights tunnel

If you’re making your way through West Texas soon or are willing to do a little traveling for some holiday magic, you won’t be disappointed by attending the following two free Christmas events in West Texas in Big Spring and San Angelo.

Comanche Trail Festival of Lights 2021

Watch the city of Big Spring welcome the holiday season with a bright mood as its Trail Festival of Lights this year colors the city with glowing and vibrant lights. Take note, this is a FREE event so mark your calendars now and be ready to see the view of beautiful lighted metal poinsettias.

The time for over a million lights to shimmer in Big Spring has finally come this year. Enjoy this beautiful scenery during the Comanche Trail Festival of Lights 2021 in the Comanche Trail Park in Big Spring, Texas wherein lights in various colors will be displayed. Also, you don’t have to worry about missing this extraordinary sight because the festival will be open until Christmas day.

But wait, there’s more! You should also take a visit to the gift shop and bring home some gifts for your loved ones. You will also have the chance to see Santa on his visits during the festival. So there are no reasons for you to miss this festival.


  • What: Comanche Trail Festival of Lights
  • When: Now until Saturday, December 25, 2021
  • Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Where: 100 Whipkey Drive, Big Spring, Texas 79720
  • Cost: FREE but donations are appreciated
  • More information: Visit the official Facebook page or official event site.

If you wish to donate for the event, they are very much welcome. For more information about the festival, you can visit the event Facebook page.

Concho Christmas Celebration 2021

Fuel your Christmas enthusiasm this holiday season with the Concho Christmas Celebration that brings you to a 2.5-mile drive along the banks of the Concho River, to see a beautiful sight of over three million lights and seventy Christmas greeting cards.

For this year’s Concho Christmas Celebration, many various fun events await the guests including the 28th Annual Tour of Lights. Enhance your enjoyment of the Christmas season with this annual light display as you take a drive along the banks of the Concho River for only $5 donation per car. It will be a worthy ride as you will see different animated scenes portraying the 12 Days of Christmas, a Toy Factory, a Gingerbread House, a National Patriotism Flag, Santa Claus, and many more!


  • What: Concho Christmas Celebration
  • When: Saturday, Now until Friday, December 31, 2021
  • Time: 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • Where: 1st Street and Bryant Avenue, San Angelo, Texas 76903
  • Cost: Free but a $5 donation per vehicle is recommended
  • More information: Visit the official event site.

You wouldn’t want to miss all the fun of the celebration so free up your schedule and make time to celebrate the holiday season in San Angelo.

Head over to West Texas and get in the Christmas spirit with these two free events!

Featured image credit: (left) Comanche Trail Festival Facebook, (right) Discover San Angelo, TX both embedded above