The 2022 Rudolph Run 5K

The 2022 Rudolph Run is filling up fast! Be sure to sign up soon to guarantee your spot & a really fun t-shirt.

This year’s theme and shirt is…ELF!

Our theme this year for the Old Town Christmas Festival is ELF! and our shirts are full of Christmas cheer. Sign up for the Old Town Rudolph Run by Nov. 12 at 5 pm to guarantee a shirt in our fun theme in your size. This race sells out every year, so sign up soon.

Red Christmas shirt that says, "The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all the hear."
2023 Old Town Rudolph Run Shirt

Awards & Costumes

Every year we love seeing your creative costumes and we think this year’s theme will take it over the top! Dress your best for the run and you could win the Best Dressed Runner award. (Both groups and individuals can win).

Every finisher will get a fun medal. The top Male and Female finisher in each of the following categories will receive an additional medal:

  • 0-12
  • 13-19
  • 20-35
  • 36-45
  • 46-55
  • 56-64
  • 65+

The best way to spread Christmas cheer is…running wild for all to hear! Come run with us!

Old Town Christmas Festival

December 3, Old Town Leander comes alive to spread Christmas joy throughout the community. The Old Town Christmas Festival is a free event that includes the Old Town Rudolph Run 5K, parade, activities for the kids, local school performances and entertainment, artisan food trucks, local vendors, and more.

Shop like a local at the Local-motive event

This week, June 26 through July 2, shop local in Leander and be rewarded for the things you purchase! We love our local businesses and want to show them and you!

This week, whenever you shop, save your receipt(s) and bring it by the Leander Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center for your chance to win great prizes! Receipts are due by Wednesday, July 6 at noon, but you can bring them by as soon as you finish shopping to get your raffle tickets!

Leander Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center
100 N Brushy St.
Leander, TX 78641

M-F: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Member List

Not sure which businesses are members of the Leander Chamber of Commerce? Stop by the Visitors Center for a directory, or you can use this digital directory to search by business name or category!

So EAT, DRINK & BOUTIQUE all week!

Great Prizes!

Here are some of our great prizes for the raffle! Don’t forget to save your receipt from your morning coffee stop at Perky Beans, your lunch stop at Sharks Burger or dinner at Mouton’s for a chance to get rewarded for the things you were already going to purchase. ANY Leander Chamber of Commerce member business qualifies.

Those happy hour drinks from Maggie Mae’s and The Thirsty Chicken count too! Save your receipts and bring them by for your raffle tickets!

We will be drawing most of these prizes next week after July 6, but we will be drawing for the Fourth of July bag and shirt from Tourquise Peacock Boutique this Friday, July 1! So be sure to bring your receipts by early!

We know a lot of you are eyeing the impact driver and the toolbox from Cashway Building Materials for those summer DIYs and the artisan bowl and napkins from Wildfire Artisans to decorate your space. We are too!

Old Town Leander Gift Shop

Don’t forget to shop at the Old Town Leander Gift Shop at the Visitors Center for all your favorite Leander merch and gifts.

All purchases made at the Old Town Leander Gift Shop are eligible for a raffle entry.

Our fantastic Leander postcards are in we adore them!

One raffle prize will be to pick any pillow or tea towel from the gift shop.

Let’s get shopping!

Old Town Street Festival 2022

Kick off the summer festival season with the Leander Old Town Street Festival on June 4, 2022! From shopping to rides with live performances all day, you will find something for everyone in your crew to do. This fun wine festival also has a wine and craft beer competition with the competitors selling their sippable beverages all day!

As always, you don’t need tickets to attend this free event but downloading your free tickets helps plan for your visit! RSVP to let them know you are coming!

EXCLUSIVE VIP tickets are available for purchase for the Headliner, Lee Roy Parnell! Download your free ticket(s) and purchase your VIP tickets here.

Saturday, June 4, 2022, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Top 4 (FREE!) Things To Do This Spring In Leander!

Spring in Leander is filled with all the outdoor activities and gatherings that showcase the fun-loving spirit of this community! Check out our top picks for springtime activities!

Mason Heritage Days – Adult Night

Leander Parks & Recreation invites the 18+ crowd to the Mason Homestead Friday evening, April 1st for food, games, and live music! And no, this is no April Fools’ joke! Bring the whole crowd and enjoy Leander trivia, a corn hole competition, food, and see the historic Mason Homestead. This event is free to attend.

You can sign up for the two-person cornhole competition on the Leander Parks & Rec website under the Special Events section. Teams are $50 to register but sign up soon as spaces are limited!

Mason Heritage Days

Come enjoy this FREE family event that has something everyone can enjoy! Take a step back in time at Leander’s Mason Homestead!

You can enjoy food and fun while learning about the fascinating history of the region. This year’s event partners with the Leander Historical Preservation Commission as well as the Williamson Museum to bring history to life. Many booths will have take home activities or hands-on experiences for participants of all ages!

Get more information on the Leander Park and Rec website! This event is free to attend, but may have a cost associated with some things.


The hunt is over for how to fill your basket with fun! Come out to Benbrook Ranch Park on April 10th and see what your favorite bunny has left!

Visit the Leander Parks and Rec page to see the full schedule!

Kite Festival

Let loose at the Leander Kite Festival on May 7th! Activities include kite events, food and craft vendors! While you are there, be sure to look for one of the newest trains on the Trail of Trains! More information on the Trail of Trains can be found here!

See the full schedule and get more information on the Leander Parks and Rec website.

The Living Leander Community and Career Expo Coming March 4th

Save the date for the Living Leander Community and Career Expo presented by Cedar Park Regional Medical Center on Friday, March 4, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the PAC.

The Premier Athletic Complex
8220 183A
Leander, TX 78641

At the EXPO you can find a new job, connect with a new vendor, explore future careers or simply find out more about Leander. 

This event always draws a large crowd of locals looking to explore what this amazing area has to offer.

Business Exhibitors

As an exhibitor, you will:

  • Get to showcase your business to the community
  • Have the opportunity to meet and interview the area’s best applicants
  • Connect with other businesses
    Reserve your booth now

Community members and Job seekers

Come out to explore amazing local businesses to see everything Leander has to offer. In addition to the hiring fair, many businesses will be onsite to showcase their products and services!

$500 Scholarship

Don’t forget, The Leander Expo Scholarship will be awarded during the Expo, but you have to attend to enter!

Host Your Next Event Or Conference In Leander

When you are planning your next corporate retreat, conference or event, put Leander, TX on your short list of locations. Located in the heart of the scenic Texas Hill Country and within the greater Austin metroplex, Leander hits the perfect balance between small town comfort and big city amenities.

Contact the Leander Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center to discuss your upcoming event!

Leander has several conference venues and beautiful outdoor retreat or event settings.

Contact us at the Leander Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at (512) 259-1907 to discuss your event. There are many other options, depending on your needs!

Great Nightlife and Local restaurants

In addition a variety of venues, Leander offers nightlife with a great atmosphere and unique local restaurants. Find out more about these great places in our Drinks and Dining guide.

Bars and Breweries – Dining Guide

Local Restaurants -Dining Guide

Desserts and Specialty Drinks – Dining Guide

“Leander is a fantastic location to host your next business meeting or social event.  There is a cool vibe in Leander with awesome places to go for food, drinks and fun for families and people of all ages. The future is bright in Leander!”

Mitch Fuller, Commander of VFW Post 10427 and member of Leander Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

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