LIST: Valley holiday events for the month of December

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The holiday season is finally here, and if you are looking for some fun holiday activities for the family this December — Channel 5 News has you covered.

Below are some events happening this month:


City of McAllen

  • Event: Caring Santa
  • Time: Monday, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: La Plaza Mall in McAllen  

Caring Santa is an event for children with special needs. The set will support the sensory, physical, and other developmental needs of kids will all abilities. 

City of Alton

    The Alton parade will start at Cantu Elementary and will end at Alton City Hall.

    City of Weslaco

    The Weslaco parade will feature more than 100 floats that are based on Christmas songs.

    City of Hidalgo

    • Event: Hidalgo Festival of Lights
    • Time: Every night in the month of December, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Friday to Sunday 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Where: Hidalgo 

    Enjoy the two-mile long illuminated trail.


      City of Primera

      Families can enjoy an artificial ice rink, snow maze, face painting, DJ, food truck, and many more fun activities. 

      The list will be updated as we learn of more events. 


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