Annual Events-Georgetown



Annual Events Georgetown residents and visitors gather on the Square for the Red Poppy Festival in April.[/caption]

February


Williamson County Gemboree

Feb. 20 and 21 10 a.m.6 p.m. (Sat.), 10 a.m.5 p.m. (Sun.) Free (age 5 and younger), $2 (ages 615), $3 (16 and older)

The Williamson County Gem and Mineral Society display gemstones, fossils, minerals and jewelry for people of all ages to enjoy. Jewelry and jewelry-making tools are available for purchase.

San Gabriel Community Center
445 E. Morrow St.
www.wcgms.org/Gemboree.html

Georgetown Bridal Show

Feb. 22 11 a.m.3 p.m. Free

The event features more than 60 vendors, prizes and wedding fashion shows. There are also wedding seminars on how to budget and plan for a wedding.

East View High School
4490 E. University Ave.
512-930-3535
www.georgetownbridalshow.com

March


Georgetown Swirl

March 7 $45

Guests can sample Texas wines throughout the Square while listening to jazz music and tasting foods from local restaurants. There is also a wine auction with proceeds benefiting the Main Street Facade and Sign Grant Program and The Williamson Museum.

The Square
512-930-2027
www.swirl.georgetown.org

Eggstravaganza

March 28 9 a.m. Free

More than 25,000 eggs are scattered and hidden around the softball fields of the McMaster Athletic Complex. Children are grouped by age for this event.

McMaster Athletic Complex
101 W. L. Walden Drive
512-930-8459
www.events.georgetown.org/eggstravaganza

April


Red Poppy Festival

April 2527 Free

Celebrate the red wildflowers that have covered the Georgetown area for more than 70 years. This is the 16th year for the three-day festival. There are concerts as well as arts and crafts booths each day. On Saturday visitors enjoy a street dance and a parade.

The Square
800-463-8696
www.poppy.georgetown.org

May


Memorial Day Ceremony

May 25 9:30 a.m. Free

Sun City honors the memory of service members at its annual event. Music is provided by the 36th Infantry Division Band of the Texas Army National Guard based at Camp Mabry. Falcon Flight, a Texas-based formation flying team, performs a flyover.

Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza, 2 Texas Drive
512-948-7731
www.sctxca.org

Georgetown Festival of the Arts

May 2831 $10 (students), $25 (all other tickets)

Nationally recognized musicians and scholars speak about the arts. The 2015 theme is Romance in Georgetown The Lives and Music of Robert and Clara Schumann. There is also a free concert and fireworks show.

San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St.
512-639-0433
www.gtownfestival.org

July


4th of July Celebration

July 4 11 a.m.10 p.m. Free

More than 50,000 visitors gather for the annual fireworks display in San Gabriel Park. There is a petting zoo, a parade, live entertainment and more.

San Gabriel Park, 445 E. Morrow St.
800-436-8696
www.georgetownsertoma.org

October


Boo Bash

Oct. 31 58 p.m. Free

Shop and listen to live music while the children trick or treat around the Square during the event sponsored by The Downtown Georgetown Association.

The Square
512-868-8675
www.thegeorgetownsquare.com

November


Veterans Day Ceremony

Nov. 11 Free

Hosted by the Sun City Community Association, a one-hour ceremony is held at the Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza to honor veterans with a reception to follow.

Georgetown-Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza, 2 Texas Drive
512-948-7700
www.sctxca.org

Ladies Nite Out

Nov. 19 Free

Stores around the Square offer an evening of holiday shopping and wine. The event features a fashion show and numerous food and drink tastings. Proceeds benefit the Main Street Programs Light Up the Square campaign.

The Square
512-930-2027
www.mainstreet.georgetown.org

Georgetown Turkey Trot

Nov. 27

The Georgetown Running Club and Sertoma Club host the annual Turkey Trot. Participants can choose either 1- or 5-mile courses. A Kids Fun Run is also available. Proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels and the Georgetown Parks and Recreation Department. Nonperishable food items are also collected for The Caring Place.

Gumbos North, 701 S. Main St.
https://georgetownrunningclub.org

Lighting of the Square

Nov. 27 Free

Georgetown and Williamson County officials kick off the holidays with the annual event that illuminates downtown.

The Square
https://visit.georgetown.org/lighting-of-the-square-2

December


Christmas Stroll

Dec. 4 and 5 Free

The Downtown Georgetown Association hosts the annual Christmas event on the Square with more than 125 vendor booths, a Whoo-Village childrens area and food vendors. The parade makes its way through downtown on Saturday morning.

The Square
www.thegeorgetownsquare.com/Christmas-Strool.html
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