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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Bend of the River Christmas

The Christmas traditions continue this December as Temple Parks & Recreation present: A Bend of the River Christmas on Saturday, December 15th. This hometown holiday event will take place from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. on the grounds of the Reuben D. Talasek Bend of the River (7915 S. General Bruce Dr.) in Temple.

Get in the spirit of the season and enjoy an evening at the beautiful Bend of the River, which will be full of Christmas music, twinkling lights and some holiday surprises. The event will also feature snow slides, wagon rides, mechanical reindeer, a snow party and much more! Food vendors will be onsite for the duration of the event for some extra Christmas cheer.

Advance tickets are on sale for $6/person online at or tickets may also be purchased at the gate for $9/person. Children two and under are free. All activities are included in the price of tickets. Food and merchandise is sold separately.

For more information about the 2018 Bend of the River Christmas, please visit or contact Event Coordinator, Holly Leiferman, at 254.298.5440.

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