Killeen is welcoming the holiday season with its annual Holiday Under the Stars event December 1 and 2 at the Community Center Complex. The public is invited to enjoy the festivities.
Saturday, December 1, is packed with activities starting with Breakfast with Santa from 8 to 11 a.m. A full pancake breakfast is served with a side of Santa, who will take photos and wish lists. Tickets are available at the Community Center for $5 in advance or $6 at the event.
Festival fun is scheduled from 3 to 8 p.m. and will include live entertainment, arts and crafts and cupcake decorating. Santa will return to light the 50-foot silhouette holiday tree at 6 p.m. then stay for photos with good boys and girls. The evening wraps up with a free outdoor screening of “The Grinch.”
The fun is back Sunday, December 2, from 2 to 6 p.m. Live entertainment, holiday activities and Santa will continue to bring the spirit of the season. A new special attraction this year will be a giant synthetic snow hill slide for kids and adults.
Additional holiday events include the Jingle Bell Dash 5K December 1, the 56th annual Christmas Parade December 8 and H-E-B Feast of Sharing December 11. Event details are available at Facebook.com/KilleenTexas.