Christmas In July

Christmas In July 

Palestine, Texas – Get into the holiday spirit as Palestine celebrates the 2nd annual Christmas in July event.  The Christmas in July celebration will be twelve days of food, holiday shopping and fun.

During the twelve days, a variety of activities and family entertainment will be available including, Shrek the Musical at the historic Texas Theatre, holiday shopping in the Palestine Main Street District and a Holiday Cruise Night at the Anderson County Courthouse.

The Holiday Cruise Night, presented by the Cars of Palestine, will be on Sat., July 19, from 6 p.m.- 10 p.m.  Enjoy music from the 50s & 60s, sounds of hot rods and burgers around the historic courthouse square. 

Other activities during the twelve-day celebration include culinary classes, food & wine events, a grape stomp, murder mystery dinners and a weekend pop-up shop.  The pop-up shop will include antiques, vintage, eclectic finds from early pine to garden rust, old world Santas and holiday fare.

The 2nd Annual Christmas in July kicks off on Thur., July 17.  For more information regarding Christmas in July, contact the Palestine Visitor Center at 903-723-3014.  Find a full schedule of events at

About Palestine, Texas: Palestine is a charming East Texas town that boasts more than 1,800 historic sites, including the award-winning Main Street District.  Home to the Texas State Railroad and Dogwood Trails, Palestine is graced with stately homes, gorgeous scenic drives and a Texas-friendly welcome that offers a true Southern experience.

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