Senate Research Center

S.C.R. 18


By: Hegar






As Filed






Small Town Christmas is a longstanding annual holiday event in Bellville that celebrates the region's rich cultural Christmas heritage and, in 2012, celebrated 30 years of bringing Christmas joy to local residents and visitors. 


Small Town Christmas has provided many children and adults with lasting holiday memories that they share with family, friends, and loved ones.


Small Town Christmas annually brings together local businesses, organizations, and groups in the spirit of Christmas cheer to provide traditional events, such as strolling carolers, a children's pageant, visits from Santa and Scrooge, and a holiday Market Day, for all families in the community.


Small Town Christmas allows local citizens and visitors alike to enjoy old-fashioned Christmas traditions and brings the sights and sounds of Christmas to the whole Austin County community.  This wonderful event is a cherished holiday experience for children and their families.




That the 83rd Legislature of the State of Texas hereby recognize the annual Small Town Christmas celebration in the City of Bellville as the Official Small Town Christmas Event of Texas.


That an official copy of this resolution be prepared for the City of Bellville as an expression of high regard by the Texas Senate.