There’s no place like Hutto for the holidays! Four unique holiday events are on tap for Historic Downtown as Holidays in Hutto returns this winter. The festive fun begins with Shop Small Saturday and the Downtown Tree Lighting on Saturday, November 26. Next up, the sold-out Santa Claus Crawl is Saturday, December 3. Finally, the Downtown Christmas Fair is Saturday, December 10.
Shop Small Saturday | Saturday, November 26 | 11 am – 3 pm | More Info
Shop Small Saturday encourages the community to kick off their holiday shopping by supporting small, locally-owned businesses. Hutto small businesses will be open all throughout the City, including in Historic Downtown, with holiday items and special discounts. Shoppers can enjoy a home-based pop-up market at One Eleven East from 11 am to 3 pm, featuring a variety of local, home-based vendors.
During Shop Small Saturday on November 26, the Hutto Police Department is partnering with Humane Educators of Texas to provide free pet microchipping, rabies vaccines and City registrations. The free service will be provided from 11 am to 3 pm, or until supplies last, at a booth located near Henrietta Hippo in Historic Downtown Hutto. No appointment is necessary, but proof of Hutto residency will be required. This is a first come, first served event. Click here for more info.
Downtown Tree Lighting | Saturday, November 26 | 3 – 8 pm | More Info
The evening of November 26 concludes with the annual Downtown Tree lighting from 3 – 8 pm. The free event includes kids crafts and letters to Santa, entertainment provided by the Farley Band, Hutto Choir, Hi Steppers Dance and more, and an appearance from the big man himself, Santa! The official Hutto tree lighting ceremony will take place at approximately 8 pm.
Santa Claus Crawl – SOLD OUT | Saturday, December 3 | 5 – 9 pm | More Info
The 6th annual Santa Claus Crawl sold out in record time this season as the event continues to grow in popularity. Although the official ticketed event is sold out, the community is still invited to join in the 21+ fun in Historic Downtown Hutto during the evening of Saturday, December 3. Select Downtown bars, restaurants and storefronts will be open and offering holiday specials outside of the ticketed event, so everyone can still join in on the festivities. Be sure to check out the fan-favorite costume contest at The Downtown Hall of Fame!
Downtown Christmas Fair | Saturday, December 10 | 10 am – 4 pm | More Info
Finally, the Downtown Christmas Fair returns to Historic Downtown Hutto after a 2-year hiatus. With the return of the Downtown Christmas Fair comes the return of SNOW to Hutto! From 10 am to 4 pm, this good, old fashioned Christmas event sees the streets of Downtown fill up with over 100 artisans and craft vendors, food offerings, live entertainment, children’s activities, and snow! A variety of Historic Downtown Hutto businesses will also be open throughout the day with Christmas Fair specials. And most importantly, Santa will make another appearance!
Happy Holidays, Hutto!