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What to Do for Fun in Wimberley in the Winter

Experience the magic of winter in Wimberley by immersing yourself in holiday-specific events and fun activities that take place throughout the winter season. Whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, or Valentine’s Day, or simply escaping for a winter getaway, there are numerous opportunities to create lasting memories.

A child enjoys a lights display in Wimberley.

Mark Your Calendars for Winter Fun in Wimberley

Grab your jackets and thermos of hot cocoa to enjoy the best of Wimberley in winter. Known for its breathtaking natural beauty, warm Texan hospitality, and holiday cheer, Wimberley offers an array of outdoor festivities that are sure to delight visitors of all ages.

Wimberley Winter Wonderland 

This annual holiday event in downtown Wimberley features beautifully decorated Christmas trees, centerpieces, and wreaths, as well as Santa Claus, live music, and activities for the whole family. It’s a festive way to get into the Christmas spirit.

This year, the Wimberley Winter Wonderland kicks off on Friday, November 17, 2023, and offers a family fun day on Saturday, November 18, 2023. 

Christmas Market Days

Visit the monthly Wimberley Market Days, which includes a special Christmas-themed market in December. Find unique gifts and crafts from local artisans.

This year, Christmas Market Day falls on December 2, 2023.

Deck the Halls with a Merry Murder Mystery Dinner

Old Glory Ranch is hosting a holiday-themed murder mystery on Friday, December 8, 2023. This adult-only event allows you to solve a crime while indulging in a delicious dinner. 

Wimberley Trail of Lights

During the holiday season, visit the EmilyAnn Theatre & Gardens for the Wimberley Trail of Lights. This captivating walk-through display features thousands of lights and holiday-themed scenes. The trail opens on December 2, 2023, and closes on December 26, 2023. 

New Year’s Eve

Enjoy a midnight toast with loved ones at one of the local restaurants or bars that host New Year’s Eve celebrations. Or skip the crowds and enjoy an intimate midnight toast with a bottle of Prosecco

Valentine’s Day

Make your Valentine’s Day memorable in Wimberley by arranging a romantic escape to a relaxing cottage. Enjoy the exclusive Valentine’s menus provided by various local restaurants.

A woman goes antiquing during the winter in Wimberley, Texas

Have Fun All Winter Long

Wimberley has more to offer beyond holiday-specific festivities. From natural wonders to a vibrant arts scene, this charming town offers fun all winter long.

Enjoy Winter Shopping

Discover the enchanting shops and boutiques that make Wimberley famous. Get lost for a few hours in Wimberley Square, where you can find one-of-a-kind gifts, art, and crafts that are ideal for your holiday shopping needs.

Or give the gift of quality time and buy Cypress Creek Cottages gift cards online to finish your holiday shopping in a snap. 

Go Wine Tasting

Warm up during the winter months with a visit to local wineries and vineyards, like Wimberley Valley Winery. Many wineries offer tastings and events with a cozy atmosphere, making it a perfect winter activity.

Hike at Blue Hole Regional Park

Walk off your turkey dinner by exploring the great outdoors or enjoy a winter hike at the Blue Hole Regional Park. In addition to its breathtaking scenery and well-preserved trails, the park also provides a revitalizing experience with its crisp, refreshing air.

Visit Local Art Galleries

Explore the local art scene by visiting art galleries and studios in Wimberley, such as Wimberley Glassworks. You can find unique, handmade gifts and enjoy the creativity of local artists.

Go Antiquing 

Explore the charming antique shops and markets in Wimberley, where you can uncover rare treasures and antiques. Who knows, you might come across exclusive pieces that will enhance your collection.

Whether you’re an avid collector or simply enjoy immersing yourself in the nostalgia evoked by antiques, Wimberley promises an unforgettable experience filled with hidden surprises and remarkable finds waiting to be discovered.

Relax with a Spa Day

Unwind and treat yourself to a spa day at Cypress Creek Cottages. We offer various in-room massages to help you rejuvenate during the winter season. Plus, all of our cottages include a private outdoor hot tub, so relaxation is right outside your cottage door. 

Enjoy a Quiet Winter Retreat at Cypress Creek Cottages 

Wimberley’s peaceful and serene environment is perfect for a quiet retreat. Whether you want to spend Thanksgiving or Christmas with us, create your New Year’s resolutions in peace, plan a romantic escape, or simply get away during this bustling season, book a cozy cottage and enjoy the tranquil setting at Cypress Creek Cottages, which is in the heart of Wimberley. Don’t forget to book early as holidays tend to fill up quickly!

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