There are many events to to experience in Rockwall this Christmas Season, check out two of the larger events in our county below.
- City of Heath Holiday in the Park – Get ready for a joyful time as the Heath community gathers to kick-off the season at the 25th Annual Holiday in the Park in Towne Center Park on Friday, December 6 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Festivities will include the lighting of the Christmas Tree at 6:30 p.m. with performances by the Rockwall-Heath High School Jazz Band, and the Amy Parks, Dorothy Pullen and Linda Lyon Elementary School Honor Choirs. Special “pre-show” entertainment will feature the Cain Middle School Band and Orchestras beginning at 5:45 p.m.
There will also be a Winter Village with food trucks, a dining area warmed by holiday lights, rides on two miniature trains, kids’ activities, complimentary hot cocoa and Christmas cookies, home baked and donated by the National Charity League and Rockwall Women’s League.
As always, the star of the evening is Santa, and he will be in his picture-perfect scene until 8:30 p.m. after helping light up the Christmas Tree. To make parking easier, there will be a new Trolley Bus Shuttle sponsored by Tom Thumb running from the shopping center to Towne Center park from 5 to 9 p.m.
The Heath Holiday Shoppe will offer the Fifth Edition 2019 Hometown Heath Christmas Ornament and spirit wear t-shirts. The long sleeve Comfort Color t-shirts are $20 at the event.
- City of Rockwall Hometown Christmas – Come join us for the most wonderful time of the year! Here are some helpful event details: Activities in the San Jacinto Plaza: -Pictures with Santa (bring your own camera): 10:00-4:00 -Pictures with the Grinch (bring your own camera): 10:00-4:00 -Picture booth and receive a free commemorative picture: 10:00-6:00 -Find Frosty Scavenger Hunt maps: 10:00-5:00 Historic Downtown Courthouse: -Entertainment on the Courthouse stage: 10:00-4:00 -Trackless Train around the Courthouse parking lot: 10:00-6:00 -Pet Parade starting at the Courthouse stage, ending with Pet Pics with Santa in the San Jacinto Plaza: 4:00-5:30 (Thank you Rockwall Urgent Vet for coordinating and sponsoring this!) San Jacinto Street: – Live Reindeer! in front of Premier Properties: 11:00-2:00 (Thank you Premier Properties for sponsoring this) – Giant Snowglobe and receive a free commemorative picture: 10:00-6:00 – Snow Hill and Kiddie Snow Hill: 11:00-6:00 Kaufman Street: -Activity Booths: 10:00 – 6:00 -Kiddie Ice Rink: 10:00 – 6:00 -Food Trucks including Legacy BBQ, Popcorn Papa, EZ Slider, Tamale Cart, Tutta’s Pizza, Great American Cookie, Cake Ball Trailer and Lemonaid Stand: 10:00 – 6:00 Stay for the City of Rockwall Christmas Tree Lighting at City Hall! See you Saturday after the 50th annual Christmas Parade! For lodging information please visit http://www.rockwall.com/hotels.asp