Jefferson Texas is well know as a destination for the Christmas Season.
Please join us as we celebrate Christmas on the Bayou in Jefferson Texas!
This year everyone is going to be amping it up from November 24, 2017 thru January 1, 2018. Come to Jefferson for all your holiday shopping, dining and entertainment. Experience the town as we travel back to the past this Christmas. You will be delighted in the Riverport Ambassadors dressed in vintage costumes strolling through town for your enjoyment. Stop any of them and take a selfie or capture a photo of your group.
Events planned during the Christmas Season Include the Jefferson Candlelight Tour of Homes, Bed and Breakfast Crawl, Wassail Tasting, Late evening Shopping and Dining and much more.
Hometown Christmas Parade Nov. 25, 2017
Each year while the town of Jefferson is alive with the holiday spirit the Chamber hosts a Christmas Parade that is one of the delights of the season! Sign up now HERE or view map of route
Parade starts downtown at the corner of Austin St. and Walnut St. at 6PM – Rain or Shine After the parade be sure to join in the festivities at Lion’s Club Park for the Enchanted Forest Tree Lighting Ceremony!
Wassail Walk Saturday
During the Christmas on the Bayou many of our area stores will presenting their finest Wassail recipes for you to taste.
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 all day. Map and participating shops can be found on this page here
Candlelight Tour of Homes® Nov 30,Dec. 1 & 2 and Dec. 7, 8, 9, 2017
Experience the warmth of an old-fashioned Christmas during the 35th annual Candlelight Tour of Homes during the first two weekends in December. Hours: Nov 30,Dec. 1 & 2 and Dec. 7, 8, 9, 2017, Thursdays 3 pm – 7 pm. Friday and Saturday 5 pm – 9 pm
Get your official 35th Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes® tickets here! Or visit the website
Holiday Bed and Breakfast Crawl Saturday Dec. 16, 2017
Some of our B&B’s will open their doors to you this Christmas Season to let you take a peek inside. Meet the Innkeepers, taste some treats they provide for you and enjoy their holiday decorations and view some of their rooms (if available) Please visit this page for more information and to buy your tickets online.
Holiday Shopping in Jefferson Nov. 24, 2017 thru Jan. 1, 2018
On Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s you will be able to shop for extended evening hours.
Holiday Dining in Jefferson Nov. 24, 2017 thru Jan. 1, 2018
On Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s you will be able to dine for extended evening hours in many of our restaurants.
Please be sure to leave yourself plenty of time for dining. Make reservations if possible. This is a very busy time of year with all the things to do in Jefferson.