organization: Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District ""Christmas in the Stockyards"

date: December 1

time: 2-6pm

address: 130 East Exchange Ave (on the lawn of the Historical Livestock Exchange Building and along East Exchange Avenue)

CHRISTMAS IN THE STOCKYARDS PRESENTED BY SHOOT SMART Free, Family-Friendly, Holiday Event Returns December 1.  This is a FREE holiday event centered on western heritage activities that the entire family can enjoy.

2012 Christmas in the Stockyards activities include:

COW-CAMP presented by the Fort Worth Herd

Live music with local children's choirs

Coloring contest at Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame

Holiday face painter

Cowboy Santa pictures (bring your own camera)

Pony Rides and Armadillo Races

Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive

Stockyards Christmas Parade begins at 4:00pm

Stockyards Tree Lighting and caroling  – following the parade

This event is made possible in part by its sponsors: Presenting Sponsor Shoot Smart, Cattlemen's Steakhouse, Stockyards Station, Fort Worth Stockyards Business Association, TXU Energy, Devon Energy, Southwest International Trucks, First Class American Credit Union, Billy Bob's Texas, Ridglea Village Apartments, Trey Gordon, Greene & Ruggeberg, P.C., Wells Fargo, Colonial Park and Gallerie 1701 and Midsouth Bank.

For more information on the Christmas in the Stockyards Presented by Shoot Smart please call (817) 625-9715 or visit