Unique holiday experiences that celebrate the sights and sounds of Christmas with the natural beauty of the caverns. A portion of ticket sales benefits the San Antonio Food Bank, which serves residents of San Antonio and New Braunfels. Christmas Campfire and Spelunker Claus are new this year and the popular evening hayride returns.
“Christmas at the Caverns” includes:
Caroling in the Caverns. Caroling in the Caverns brings the songs of the season to the majestic chambers of the Caverns. Voices resonate from 180 feet below, and the Caverns fill with the sound of Christmas. The 80-minute, three-fourth-mile trek combines spectacular natural beauty with incredible sounds. Choirs and professional singing groups from around the state are featured. Dates and times are December 1-2, 8-9, and 15-16 from 3 to 5 p.m. and December 22-23 from 2 to 6 p.m.
Christmas Campfire. Visitors will gather in this festive new area, decorated in holiday décor and lights, for family fun—games, seasonal food and drinks and photos with Spelunker Claus, who is making an appearance for the first time this year. Dates are December 1-2, 8-9, 15-16 and December 22-23 beginning at 4 p.m. Spelunker Claus will greet kids and be available for photos from 4 to 6 p.m.
Christmas Hayride.Nothing puts you in the spirit of the season like a holiday hayride through the hills. Enjoy scenic vistas of Hill County ranch land, decorated in lights, during this tractor-pulled hayride. Dates and times are December 1-2, 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23 from 6 to 7 p.m.
AMAZEn’ Reindeer Roundup. Santa’s famous reindeer have been vacationing in the Texas Hill Country, but Santa needs them back for Christmas Eve! Visitors will take off on an adventure through an intriguing maze, decorated for the holidays, to see who will be the first to find Rudolph and Santa’s other eight reindeer. Hours for the AMAZEn’ Reindeer Roundup are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Canopy Challenge and Flying Elf Zip Lines. Test your balance on our four-story obstacle course and see how Santa and his reindeer feel when they’re balancing on the rooftops. There’s a smaller ropes course for the little kids. And then there’s our Flying Elf zip lines that let you soar above the treetops, with a clear view of our Christmas decorations. These activities are available from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. daily, weather permitting.