elcome to Dickens on Main, Boerne’s premier Christmas event, featuring two fantastic nights of holiday fun to get you in the holiday spirit!

 

 

It’s a celebration full of children’s activities, live performances (including holiday favorite “Bah Humbug: A One Man Christmas Carol,”) horse-drawn carriages, food merchants and more. Held every Thanksgiving weekend, Dickens on Main transforms Boerne’s historic Hill Country Mile into a vintage winter wonderland, complete with snow on Main Street, ice sculpture shows, a 60-foot snow slide, photos with Santa and of course holiday shopping at the Hill Country’s best shops and boutiques. Each evening is filled with music, food and fun, and wraps up with an amazing live concert.

ickens on Main is a one weekend holiday extravaganza encompassing all the joyful festivities Christmas has to offer!  Two days full of family fun activities, holiday entertainment, your favorite food vendors and more. Attend our glittering tree lighting ceremony, take a horse drawn carriage ride, and support our local shops by completing your holiday shopping on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday, or at Dickens market filled with handcrafted gifts. And don’t forget our headliner concerts each night!

 

Stores Open - 10am to 9pm

 Snow on Main Street - Sunset to 10pm

For detailed activities and times:
Download Event Schedule Here (coming soon)

Notice - Main Street Closures

Friday, November 24 and Saturday, November 25:

Main Street will be closed from 4:00PM until 10:30PM
from Blanco Rd. to River Rd.

hristmas is a family affair, and Dickens on Main has everything you need to create lasting family memories and traditions! Dance in the snow, visit Santa and experience kid and adult-friendly theatrical performances, amazing holiday decorations and sparkling lights. Visit the petting zoo, have your little one’s picture taken with Santa, or sit in on Bah Humbug—our one-man "A Christmas Carol" performance.  Don’t forget the live ice sculpture shows each evening--complete with chainsaws and rock n’ roll soundtracks—which are always a family favorite. This is a good old fashioned holiday spectacular that’s fun for all ages!

Is there an admission fee for Dickens on Main?

Admission to Dickens on Main is free for everyone and includes musical concerts, live theatrical performances, ice sculpting, kid’s crafts, a green screen photo opportunity, a 60-foot ice slide and more!

 

What activities charge at Dickens?

Dickens on Main brings together a wide variety of vendors for your enjoyment -- food trucks, food booths, merchandise vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, carriage rides, photos with Santa and more -- are examples of vendors who do charge for food or services.

 

Do Dickens on Main vendors take credit cards?

It varies, but many do accept credit and debit card payment. We would recommend you bring some cash with you and there will be ATM machines on site to get cash as well.

 

Where can I park?

Dickens on Main is in the very heart of Boerne’s historic downtown.  This means that it’s surrounded by neighborhoods and businesses.  There is parking available on the residential streets adjacent to the festival, including the Kendall County Courthouse, and the Lohman parking lot.  Other parking areas include City Hall, the Patrick Heath Public Library and more.  Please see the event map for more information.  The public parking in the 100 block of South Main will be closed and will be the venue for the Kid’s Craft area and food vendors.

 

Are there activities for all ages?

Yes! For Tiny Tim all the way to Scrooge himself there are kid’s crafts and activities, musical and theatrical entertainment, snow on Main Street after dark, photos with Santa, an ice sculpting show, Christmas lights and of course, great shopping sure to delight guests of every age!

 

Are public restrooms available?

Yes! Public restrooms and portable toilets are available throughout the event footprint. Please see event map for locations.

 

Where is food available?

There are several restaurants within the event footprint.  In addition, we bring food trucks and vendors into all of the venues – See event map for locations.

 

Is the event wheelchair accessible?

Are wheelchairs available to rent? Dickens on Main takes place along Main Street and in Main Plaza in downtown Boerne, which are all wheelchair accessible. Dickens on Main does not provide wheelchairs for use or rent.

 

Will the shops along the Hill Country Mile be open for business?

Absolutely! Shops will open each day at 10 a.m. and be open until at least 9 p.m. We encourage you to come early to shop before the crowds arrive, and stay for all of the Dickens festivities!

 

What times does Dickens on Main start?

Shopping and kid’s activities (such as performances at Dickens Village and Kid’s Craft Activities) will start early afternoon, so come for the day! Main Street will close down at 4 p.m. each afternoon to allow guests to roam freely throughout downtown with traffic.

 

Other questions we didn’t answer?

Please use the Contact Us page to submit your question or call 830-248-1617 M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

 

Book your Hampton Inn Hotel Room Directly
and SAVE 20% off during Dickens on Main
Sunday, November 19th through Monday, November 27.

Hampton Inn & Suites

34935 IH-10 West, Boerne, Texas 78006

830.816.8800

 

Website

 

 

The William

132 South Main Street

Boerne, TX 78006

830.248.1136

 

Website

Ye Kendall Inn

128 West Blanco

Boerne, Texas 78006

800.364.2138

 

Website

Comfort Inn & Suites

35000 IH-10 West

Boerne, TX, US, 78006

830.249.6800

 

 

Website

Best Western

36756 I H-10 Johns Rd.

Boerne, TX 78006

830.249.1212

 

 

Website

Days Inn

35150 Interstate 10 West

Boerne, TX. 78006

830.249.9791

 

 

Website

Fairfield Inn & Suites

6 Cascade Caverns Road

Boerne, Texas 78006 USA

830.368.4167

 

 

Website

Motel 6

1228 South Main Street/

I-10 & Hwy 46

Boerne, TX, 78006

830. 249.3562

 

 

Website

For a complete listing of all accommodations in the Boerne area, please visit the Boerne Convention and Visitors Bureau website

If you have any questions or need additional information, contact:

 

Paul Barwick

Cell: 210-845-3693

 

Email Paul Barwick

 

Download Sponsor Packet

If you have any questions or need additional information, contact:

 

David Querbach - Dickens on Main Vendor Coordinator

210.844.8193

 

Email David Querbach

 

Download Vendor Packet

If you have any questions or need additional information, contact:

 

Kirk Thompson - Dickens on Main Media Coordinator

 

Email Kirk Thomson

DICKENS ON MAIN

Boerne, TX, 78006

830.248.1617

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