AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – Winter is settling over the High Plains with colder weather and a bustling holiday season, filled with events and activities fit for families. Parades, seasonal celebrations, live music, and other events across Amarillo will be open to the public and filling up the weeks heading into 2023.

Here’s a look at a few upcoming events around Amarillo over the winter, and other tried-and-true ways to spend a day on the High Plains.

December

The Amarillo Little Theatre will present “Elf, the Musical” on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from Dec. 2 through Dec. 18.

Maxwell’s Pumpkin Farm will open its third “Magical Christmas” Festival on Dec. 2, set to run through Dec. 23.

The “Christmas with the Beatles” show will come to the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts on Dec. 9 at 8 p.m.

The Lone Star Ballet will present the Nutcracker Ballet from Dec. 9 through Dec. 11 at the Amarillo Civic Center.

Hodgetown will host its second “Christmas in the Sky” event on Dec. 16 at 5:45 p.m. Fireworks are expected to begin around 7 p.m. with free admission for the public.

The Amarillo Symphony will present its “Happy Holiday Pops” show at the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts on Dec. 17 at 2 p.m.

Attractions and Landmarks

Museums and Educational Entertainment

Popular Venues – Sports, Music, and More

Other Areas and Experiences

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