3 holiday events happening in the northeast San Antonio area Dec. 11

Three holiday events are planned on Dec. 11, with a special appearance from Santa and Blue Santa. (Courtesy Canva)
Three holiday events are planned on Dec. 11, with a special appearance from Santa and Blue Santa. (Courtesy Canva)

Three holiday events are planned on Dec. 11, with a special appearance from Santa and Blue Santa. (Courtesy Canva)

Go to a Christmas Market

Garden Ridge Market Days will host a Christmas Festival with about 150 local craft, food and farm vendors. The market offers one-stop holiday shopping and children’s activities with a visit from Santa. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. (market hours), 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (pictures with Santa). Free (admission). Northeast Bible Church, 19185 FM 2252, Garden Ridge. https://gardenridgemarketdays.com/

Enjoy Christmas cookies with a cop

The Selma Police Department will have Christmas cookies, and children can take pictures with Blue Santa. This event also invites optional donations of new, unwrapped toys for the Toys Not Tickets Program. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. John P. Harrison House, 9046 Pinseeker, Selma. 210-651-6661.

Watch a holiday parade



The city of Cibolo will host a free holiday parade featuring local businesses, individuals and a special guest appearance from Santa. Starting at 10 a.m., the parade will begin at the corner of Borgfeld Road and Everyday Way, and end at Cibolo City Hall. 210-566-6111. www.cibolotx.gov/Calendar.aspx?EID=1677

By Jarrett Whitener

Reporter, Northeast San Antonio Metrocom

Jarrett joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in September 2021. Prior to CI, he was a staff writer for two papers in North Georgia, the North Georgia News and the Towns County Herald. He graduated from Young Harris College with a degree in Creative Writing in 2020. Jarrett covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Northeast San Antonio Metrocom.