17th Annual Dickens On Main in Boerne

Come and experience Boerne’s 17th annual premier community event, Dickens on Main located along the Hill Country Mile in historic downtown Boerne. This family-friendly event will take you back to days of old.

17th Annual Dickens on Main

Dickens on Main brings tidings of good cheer to Boerne this November for our 17th annual premier Christmas event. Stroll with loved ones through a decorated historic downtown, along the Hill Country Mile, while the sights and sounds of the weekend fill you with holiday spirit. Pull out your petticoats, dust off your top hats and let Dickens on Main take you back in time! This family-friendly festival is the highlight of the season.


This one-weekend holiday extravaganza, starting November 25th, encompasses all the joyful festivities Christmas has to offer! Two days full of family fun activities, holiday entertainment, your favorite food vendors and more. Attend our glittering tree lighting ceremony, take a horse drawn carriage ride, and support our local shops by completing your holiday shopping on  Black Friday and Small Business Saturday or at Dickens Market filled with handcrafted gifts. And don’t forget our Saturday night concert finale!

Stores Open – 10am to 9pm
Santa – Noon to 9:00pm
Dickens Market and Food Vendors – Noon to 9:30pm
Children’s Crafts & Other Activities – 1pm to 9pm
Musical & Theatrical Entertainment – 4pm to 10pm
Snow Slide – 4pm to 9:30pm
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides – 5pm to 10pm
Snow on Main Street – Sunset to 10pm


What’s Christmas without snow, colorful lights, theatrical plays and a visit from Santa? Whether a longstanding family tradition or your first Dickens on Main celebration, Boerne invites you to bundle up and head to Main Street for a weekend full of Christmas festivities. Visit our petting zoo, take a train ride, have your little one’s picture taken with Santa, or sit in on Bah Humbug—our one-man “A Christmas Carol”. With live ice sculpture shows each evening, Santa’s Workshop and more, it’s truly a family holiday celebration!


Stop by Toyota of Boerne and find the vehicle that will get you to this great event!