FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where can I park?
Parking can be found in the Pedernales Electric Co-op parking lots (201 S. Ave. F), LBJ High School (505 N. Nugent Ave.), around the courthouse square, and in parking spaces streetside on those streets surrounding the courthouse, and on Main St. (US Hwy 290).
Where are the restrooms?
Memorial Park has restrooms and port-o-potties will be available for use. Be aware that most businesses do not have public restrooms and that restaurants will only allow patrons who are dining in their facility to use their restrooms.
Where can I eat?
Johnson City has several restaurants. Several are within walking distance of the courthouse and the others are just a short drive away.
When can I visit Santa Claus?
When will the Grinch be in town?
"Maybe Christmas doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more." The Grinch
Where do I go to catch the hayrides or carriage rides?
Hayrides provided by the Antique Tracor Club of JC will be available for donation only - no tickets to purchase. They load up across from PEC Headquarters in the evenings.
What are the dates for Lights Spectacular?
Lights Spectacular begins with the "Flip" of the Switch and Fireworks on Friday, November 26, 2021. Our town stays twinkly until January 2, 2022.
When are events scheduled and when can I see the lights?
Please see our EVENTS page for more information.
How do I enter the Lighted Hooves and Wheels Parade?
Please check the parade page for the link to the application. There is no cost to enter. Just be sure to Light It Up. Be aware that there is NO THROWING ANYTHING OFF OF FLOATS - NOT CANDY, NOT T-SHIRTS, NOT WINE, NOT BODIES.... PLEASE!!!
How do I volunteer?
If you or your organization is interested in volunteering this year, please send an email to email@example.com and our Volunteer Coordinator will get back with you.
On what date is the Lighted Hooves and Wheels Parade, at what time does the parade start, and where should I stand to watch?
The parade will be on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at around 6:30 or 7:00. Come see a real "Small Town Texas" parade!
Can I donate to or become a sponsor of Lights Spectacular?
Yes. You can donate by clicking on the "donate" button located at the bottom of each page of the website. Also, donation buckets will be located in several areas throughout Johnson City.
Where can I stay?
Johnson City has two hotels and many B&Bs, AirBnBs, and VRBOs. Please visit the Chamber of Commerce website for more information regarding lodging.
Who can participate in the residential and business lighting contest, what are the rules, and how do I sign up?
See Events page for an application. The contest is open to all persons within ½ mile of the city limits of Johnson City. Recognition will be given for the best decorated residences and commercial buildings. Entry forms should be turned in no later than December 14, 2021. Forms should be turned in to Chamber Visitor Center or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.