Candlelight at the Ranch Dec. 8-9

Visitors will experience a frontier Christmas from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Dec. 8–9 when the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC) celebrates its 39th Annual Candlelight at the Ranch. The event is free with a suggested $5 donation per family. A limited number of VIP tickets are available for early entry at 6 p.m. and reserved parking near the entrance. VIP tickets cost $50 per carload (max 7 persons) and can be purchased at .

A new feature of this event is a pre-Candlelight party from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 at the International Cultural Center (ICC) within walking distance of the NRHC. The ICC event will feature German Christmas traditions, including a band, crafts, gingerbread cookies and sausage.

For more information and frequently asked questions about Candlelight at the Ranch, go to


Sue Jones


National Ranching Heritage Center