New Braunfels activitiesEach passing season brings out new exciting New Braunfels activities to enjoy with your family while staying with River City Resorts. The winter season is a special time of year where you can indulge in beautiful light displays, visits with Santa, holiday goodies, and festive attractions in New Braunfels, TX. While many unique holiday events are happening around town, we’ll give you a glimpse of the top-rated family-friendly New Braunfels activities! 

Southern Santa

You know you’re in New Braunfels, Texas, when you see old Kris Kringle walking around wearing a cowboy hat instead of a boring Santa hat! You’ll find Cowboy Kringle making appearances all over town throughout the end of the year festive New Braunfels activities. When you’re looking for family-friendly things to do in Texas during the holidays, capturing a picture with our Southern Santa is a must! Check out this year’s locations and attractions in New Braunfels, TX, where you’ll be able to find Cowboy Kringle, here

Christmas Market Days

If you’re in the market for last-minute gifts for the holidays while on your Texas vacations, you’ll be able to grab unique one-of-a-kind items at the Gruene Christmas Market Days. With nearly 100 vendors, you’ll have no problem finding something for everyone on your list! The market features live music, entertainment, tastings, holiday decor, and artisan-crafted items in the Gruene Historic District

Santa’s Ranch

Staring in November and lasting through the beginning of January, make your way through one of the most significant holiday attractions in New Braunfels, TX, Santa’s Ranch! Your family will love this beautiful evening adventure as it’s one of the best light displays in all of Texas. Drive through winding roads and watch as the kids will be grinning from ear to ear when they see the animated holiday displays and sparkling lights. Don’t forget to head to the concession stand where you can grab tasty holiday treats and a cup of hot cocoa. Learn more information about Santa’s Ranch online

Christmas at Natural Bridge Caverns

One of our favorite family-friendly things to do in New Braunfels, TX, during the holidays is Christmas at the Caverns. You’ll be able to enjoy games, live holiday music, a cowboy Christmas hayride, pictures with Santa, ice skating, and so much more! Listening to Christmas music and walking through the bright light displays in the caves will be a highlight of your New Braunfels activities. Find out more information by visiting

Winter Texas Vacations

New Braunfels activitiesThere’s always something exciting happening in New Braunfels, Texas, no matter which season you choose to visit. Perhaps spending time away from the cold this winter will be the best gift you give yourself this Christmas. We provide long term rentals and welcome you to join the many Winter Texans that stay with us year after year! Our home away from home accommodations are perfect for more extended stays, and you can learn more about all of the things to do in the area under our Winter Texans page. Give our friendly staff a call today to learn more about our vacation properties at 1-830-626-2196.