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A Festive Holiday Spirit is found in Elgin

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Holiday by the Tracks is sponsored by the Elgin Main Street Board, City of Elgin and the Elgin Chamber of Commerce and is celebrated every Saturday in December, with the main event held on December 2, 2023. It is filled with fun holiday activities in Elgin!  A Christmas Bazaar in Veteran's Memorial Park, Arts and Crafts booths at Elgin Public Library and musical entertainment happening throughout the day. Holiday store specials, sidewalk sales and delicious dining options add to this festive celebration of the holidays.

One of Elgin's favorite family traditions is the chambers Hot Cocoa Stroll. Start at Veteran's Park, buy your cocoa mug, grab a map and visit participating businesses to get a taste of all the different cocoas. Be sure and vote for your favorite before you head off for the annual lighted Christmas parade.

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Chamber Cocoa Stroll & Candy Christmas Bazaar

Join the Elgin Chamber of Commerce for our annual Hot Cocoa Stroll. Purchase your 2023 mug in Veteran's Park at our table for $20. Follow our map through our historic downtown to get a taste from our 15 cocoa stops. (listed below) Be sure to shop our Candy Christmas Bazaar highlighting over 30 vendors. Listen to holiday music by Elgin Gospel Choir, get your picture with Santa, and visit our amazing downtown businesses. Don't forget to vote for your favorite cocoas and enjoy a wonderful day of all things Christmas right in the heart of Elgin, TX.


Candy Christmas Bazaar: 10 AM- 5 PM

Hot Cocoa Stroll: 2 PM - 4 PM

  • Elgin Chamber of Commerce
  • The Painted Raven
  • Lightnin' Bar
  • Elgin Meadery
  • Elgin Emporium
  • Smash Daddies
  • The Clever Tiger
  • Dorothy's Jewelry
  • Remember Me Tattoos
  • The Owl
  • Elgin Dry Goods
  • Noble Smith Realty
  • To the Point Blade & Sharpening
  • The Owl
  • Chemn Cafe

We want to give a huge thank you to our 2023 Cocoa Sponsor, Independence Title. 

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The Fun Continues

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Kids Activities

Head over to the Elgin Public Library for your kid's favorite holiday activities. The City of Elgin will have 14+ tables set up that are sure to bring the magic of Christmas to life for the younger ones.


Lighted Christmas Parade

Next up, you won't want to miss the annual Lighted Christmas parade starting at 6 PM. Bring your chairs and grab a spot down our historic Main Street! Sit back and enjoy the beautifully lit floats of our community and surrounding areas.  Brought to you by the City of Elgin, North Bastrop County Fire Rescue, Bastrop/Travis Counties ESD #1, and the Elgin Volunteer Fire Department.

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