Christmas at Old Ft Concho Tickets on Sale Now
Christmas at Old Fort Concho tickets are on sale at the Fort Concho Visitor Center, 630 S. Oakes St.Passes may be purchased for all of the children's workshops, daily and weekend grounds admissions, the Saturday morning Pancakes with Santa, and Sunday cowboy chuckwagon breakfast, plus a Michael Martin Murphey concert,
Christmas at Old Fort Concho will be Dec. 5-7. The annual event’s program and ticket order form are posted at fortconcho.com. Tickets can be ordered by mail or purchased over the phone at 325-481-2646. Guests may also visit the fort’s Visitor Center at Barracks 1 on South Oakes, across from the Farmers Market Pavilion.
General admission seats for Murphey’s Christmas concert on Thursday, Dec. 4, are $25. Table seating and reserved tables are available from the co-sponsoring San Angelo Cultural Affairs Council by calling 325-653-8793. Even with a sleet storm that coated the city during last year's performance, the show almost sold out; fans are encouraged to purchase tickets early.
Saturday morning’s Lions Pancakes with Santa costs $5 for the meal only and $10 for a combo ticket that includes a grounds admission. Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday night's Frontier Christmas Dance and Concert is from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 for seniors, military and students, and $10 for adults. Both events are on Dec. 6 inside the Fort Concho Stables on Henry O. Flipper Street.
A half-dozen children's workshops take place in various locations during the day Saturday, with fees ranging from $10 to $12. Topics include Indian Lore, Miss Birdie’s Tea Party, Christmas Around the World, Santa’s Workshop, Boot Camp, and the new addition of Elsa & Anna’s Frozen Party.
The Sunday, Dec. 7, cowboy chuckwagon breakfast costs $10 for a classic meal of eggs, sausage and biscuits at 9 a.m. A church service follows at 10 a.m.
One-day passes ranging from $3 to $7 and weekend passes from $6 to $14 are also available. For more information, call Fort Concho at 325-481-2646 or visit fortconcho.com.