Now that Thanksgiving is over with, its time to focus on Christmas and the City Of Copperas Cove is kicking off the festivities early this Friday with its 2018 Christmas Extravaganza!

City of Copperas Cove

You are invited to come out Friday November 30th from 5pm to 9pm in the City Park, located at 1206 West Avenue B for this annual holiday event! This family friendly event features an evening full of entertainment and activities for all ages, to include the Christmas tree lighting and a visit from Santa, bouncers, food trucks, hay rides, live music, live nativity, petting zoo, pony rides, ugly sweater contest and much more!

City Of Copperas Cove

Pull out those UGLY sweaters for a chance to win prizes with "The Ugly Sweater Contest" Registration will begin at 5:30 pm at the stage, with the contest beginning at 7:30 pm. Age groups are: 0-8 years of age, 9-17 years of age and 18+ years of age. Categories include: Most Original, Most Creative and Most Hilarious.

Entry into the park is $5 per car load, cash only and anyone with questions, or wishing to reserve a spot as a vendor or volunteer, should contact Brianna McGuine, Tourism and Information Coordinator, at or (254) 542-2719.