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By: Nikki Bhamidipati and Saanvika Katakam
Rouse High School DECA Interns

THE OLD TOWN CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL IS A PLACE FOR SO MUCH FAMILY FUN! IMMERSE YOURSELF IN DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES INCLUDING EATING, DANCING, SHOPPING AND SO MUCH MORE AND A GUARANTEED HOLLY JOLLY EXPERIENCE!

WHEN?

Saturday, december 3rd @ 11 am

WHO?

everyone! bring your family! (yes, it’s kid friendly :D)

WHAT?

Old town christmas festival a.k.a. a bunch of family fun 🙂

WHERE?

100 N Brushy leander, tx

PARKING?

Towing is strictly enforced

  • Along streets that surround Old Town (non-residential areas)
  • In Leander ISD parking lots (unless indicated otherwise)
    • Handicap parking: all LISD lots
  • All vehicles left in any lot or on any public street overnight will be towed at 5:30 am on Dec. 4th

SCHEDULED CLOSURES

Closures begin @ 5:30 AM on Saturday, December 3rd and streets reopen @ 12 AM on Sunday, December 4th

Closed streets (all day): N. Brushy, W. South, Willis (Baghdad and Atkins closed for portion of the day)

RAIN?

The festival will go on rain or shine!

RIDES!!

Children’s rides will be available at a per-ride fee or with an armband.

ARMBANDS:

Armbands for unlimited rides will be available for purchase for $35 from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Armbands will be valid from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

(From 6 pm to closing time, rides will be priced per ride)

What can you bring? What can you not?

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.

Christmas in July

Texas is heating up, so we are celebrating Christmas in July with an early bird discount on Specialty Vendor fees for the Old Town Christmas Festival! Now through August 15, specialty vendor booths start at $150 for a 10×10 booth!

If you’ve been to one of the Old Town Festivals, then you know just how popular they are! This December, we are bringing the magic of Christmas to the Old Town Square once again. 

Vendor Applications

Find the correct vendor application from the list below. Be sure to read the vendor forms before you apply. This is a juried festival. The committee meets around the beginning of each month the evaluate applications, so apply before August 1st to be in the first round. 

NEW this year…Old Town Street Festival is looking to bring in new vendors. We will only be bringing back 50% of our previous vendors, so this is the perfect year to apply for the first time! Be sure to include your best picture(s) and item descriptions in your application!

Vendor Forms

Applications

Specialty Vendor:

Food & Beverage:

Beer & Wine:

Sponsors

This is the perfect festival to sponsor! The Old Town Christmas Festival brings out locals and visitors alike, making it a great opportunity to invest in your community and show your customer and clients how much you love where you live! Get more information in the Sponsor Application below or email us at the office and we will reach out to you. 

EMAIL

Thank you to our presenting sponsor: Honda Leander

Sponsor:

Leander Invites You to the Old Town Street Festival

Old Town Street Festival, taking place in the heart of Old Town Leander at 100 N. Brushy Street on June 5, is excited to announce this year’s schedule and music line-up. The annual festival will start at 11 a.m. with the Old Town 5K, arts and craft booths and the Kids Fun Zone presented by HL Chapman. Wade Hayes, presented by ACDI, will take the Old Town Grandstand at 6:30 p.m. The after-party with LC Rocks, presented by Texas Family Eyecare, will kick off at 8 p.m. 

The festival will have activities, shopping and, of course, live music, all day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., including Lucas Sousa, presented by Giddens Homes. General admission is free and tickets for the VIP section of the Wade Hayes concert and the roller skating rink can be purchased online here. Tokens for rides and kids activities can be purchased at the festival. Parking will be available at the Leander Metro rail station with buses providing transportation to Old Town or in the Leander ISD parking lots surrounding Old Town. Check back as we feature vendors and events all spring leading up to the festival!

Details and more information can be found on the Old Town Street Festival Site.

For more information about the Old Town 5K, check out this post or the official website here.

Food

What is more on-brand for festivals than food? From healthy to indulgent, come try it all!

Shopping

Whether you are a serious shopper or a casual browser, Old Town Street Festival has over 100 vendors carrying everything from wine to knives, so you are sure to find something for everyone!

Activities

From the very young to the young at heart, Old Town Street Festival has activities for everyone. The petting zoo, rides and face painting are sure to bring smiles to little ones, and the live music and roller skating are great for all ages! Be sure to bring your own lawn chair and take it easy during the live music!