Seventh annual Holiday in the Park set for this weekend! | Events
Put on your mittens and break out the toboggan! The City of Tyler Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the seventh annual Holiday in the Park and Bazaar on Dec. 7 and 8 at Bergfeld Park. This event includes a “tubing hill”, a snow play area, shopping, entertainment, a kid’s zone featuring pony rides, a bungee jump and rock wall plus more than 85,000 pounds of snow!
The fun begins on Friday, Dec. 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. with “Snow Play” and the Kids Zone in the park.
On Saturday, Dec. 8, the Bazaar will run from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and will feature more than 50 vendors displaying a wide variety gift items for your friends or family…or maybe yourself. “Snow Play and the Kids Zone” will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for kids of all ages. Local dance groups and choirs will entertain from 11:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Finally, the evening will wrap up with a showing of “Arthur Christmas” in the amphitheater at 6 p.m.
The weekend’s events will also include the unique and exciting arrival of Santa Scirto around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8. Photo opportunities with Santa will be available between 3:45 and 5:30 p.m.
The Holiday in the Park event also invites citizens to bring toys, games and clothing for the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree. Gifts are needed for both children and senior adults. A drop-off station will be located by the snow hill area and can be brought to the event both Friday, Dec. 7 between 4 and 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 8 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.
More than 54,000 people have attended the Holiday in the Park event over the last six years and this year is expected to be even bigger and better. Sponsors include KLTV 7, Brookshire’s and Super One Foods, Roberts and Roberts, Contractors Building Supply, Ted Kamel, The Jalapeno Tree, and Silverleaf Resort.
“This is a wonderful and fun family event for the City of Tyler,” said Debbie Isham, special events/recreation manager. “It is a chance for everyone in the community to come out and enjoy the park, the snow, the local entertainment and greet neighbors before the holiday.”
Bergfeld Park is located at Broadway and Fourth Street in Tyler, Texas. The snow play, movie and entertainment are free of charge.
For more information, contact Debbie Isham at (903) 531-1214.