Christmas in Boomtown: City of Lights

December 1, 2022 - December 30, 2022

Enjoy the Christmas lights at the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum's: Christmas in Boomtown: City of Lights. Enjoy music, hot chocolate, letters to Santa, carols, and more. Vendors will be in each of the museum's buildings allowing visitors to buy special Christmas presents for those on their gift-giving list. The museum will be open from 1-9 p.m. and closed on Mondays. 

Christmas at Boomtown holiday light arches

Everyone is invited to commemorate the event by having a picture made with Santa in his sleigh. Children will be able to pick up a Christmas craft to take home with them to do. Five non-perishable food items can be brought in exchange for free admission. The Southeast Texas Food Bank will donate the collected food items to those in need.

“We're hosting a night event because we hope families will enjoy the lights and sounds of the holidays even more,” said Troy Gray, director of Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum.

The admission fee for those unable to bring food items is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens, and $2 for children under 12. The Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum is located on the corner of Jimmy Simmons Boulevard and Cardinal Drive on the Lamar University campus.

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