59th Annual Salado Christmas Stroll
SALADO, TEXAS November 11, 2019 – Experience the magic of Christmas in the idyllic Village of Salado during its 59th Annual Salado Christmas Stroll held annually the first 2 weekends of December and presented by the Salado Chamber of Commerce. “The Christmas Stroll is Salado’s favorite event of the year,” says Lara Tracy, Chair of the Salado Chamber of Commerce. “Generations of families return every year and make lasting memories.”
This year’s Salado Christmas Stroll will kick-off at 6:00 PM, Thursday, December 5, 2019, with a Lighted Christmas Parade. With more than 50 participants, this year’s parade is set to be the largest to date for Salado. 1st Calvary Division’s Horse Cavalry has always been a favorite of parade goers along with the Military Band the Military Grand Marshall courted by a locally owned WWII Jeep. The Lighted Christmas Parade will begin at the corner of Royal & Main and end at the Salado Civic Center. The annual lighting of the trees at the Salado Civic Center will take place at the close of the parade. Come early to get a seat along the parade route and seek out a Sirena Youth Ambassador to purchase your parade light up accessory. Several shops are set to be open after the parade, so stay a little longer and get a jump on your Salado Christmas Stroll shopping.
December 6 – 8 AND 13 – 15 -- dozens of beautifully decorated boutiques open their doors for you to enjoy Late Night Shopping Friday and Saturday until 9pm (or later) and Sundays until 5pm. Salado’s Boutiques will be well stocked with a variety of unique merchandise, so you are sure to find something for everyone on your Christmas list. Sip hot cocoa while strolling down Main Street, where you will be serenaded by Strolling Carolers and encounter Live Music throughout the Village. Horse Drawn Carriage Rides will guide you down Main Street as you take in all the lights, sounds and warmth of the season.
A newcomer to the Salado Christmas Stroll is Sisters on the Fly. Perhaps you’ve seen them on The Today Show? This fun, nationally recognized group of ladies will be bringing their trailer tour to the grounds of the Salado Civic Center during the first weekend of stroll! You will be able to tour more than 50 creative, clever and unique travel trailers that have all been decorated for Christmas. You will find vintage models, contemporary ones and then some- Shasta, Airstream, Winnebago, Boles-Aero, and more.