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San Angelo is located in the Concho Valley region just miles away from the heart of Texas. As the temperature starts to drop and the holiday cheer begins to rise, join the ones you love the most while traveling to this beautiful town. The city is filled with exciting events, shopping opportunities, and delicious food. Here is a list of some of the best things to do while visiting San Angelo during the winter season.

Are You Looking for Unique Holiday Gifts?

San Angelo has an incredible selection of local boutiques and shops to choose from. Concho Confetti Antiques, Eggemeyer’s General Store, Holland’s Fine Jewelry, The Roost Boutique, and Revival Boutique just to name a few! Whether you’re looking for a gift for a friend or family member, or something special for yourself, there is no better time than now to shop! From unique jewelry and accessories to home décor, clothing, and more, you are sure to find something special.

Eggemeyer’s General Store.

Culinary Experiences

San Angelo is home to many talented chefs that take their culinary artistry to the next level. Tasty food awaits you at local restaurants Angry Cactus, Urban Salt, Western Sky Steakhouse, and Old Central Firehouse Pizzeria.

Angry Cactus.

Join In on the Fun During San Angelo Staple Holiday Events

  • Christmas at Old Fort Concho during the weekend of December 2–4. On the grounds of Fort Concho National Historic Landmark watch historic reenactments, shop from Texan merchants and artisans, and take pictures with the big man himself, Santa!
  • Concho Christmas Celebration is a month-long event from December 2–31 that transforms the streets of San Angelo into a winter wonderland. Experience the annual tree lighting ceremony, coast through the 2.5-mile tour of lights, and watch the Lights of Christmas Parade.
  • Santa’s Santa Fe Christmas is on its 25th anniversary at the Railway Museum of San Angelo. On December 10, enjoy live music, photos with the Grinch, food and craft vendors, and wave to Santa as he arrives to the event via train!

San Angelo is bursting with holiday cheer and ready to help make your winter experience fun and enjoyable. For more ways to find out how you can celebrate the holiday season visit

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