Bend of the River Christmas
We regret to inform that due to inclement weather the Bend of the River event has been canceled. Any purchased tickets will be refunded. For more information or questions regarding the event please contact 254-298-5690.
Join us next year at the Reuben D. Talasek Bend of the River for this hometown holiday event that will feature snow slides, Cowboy Santa, a snow party, and tons of other activities and yummy treats from our vendors. Tickets are $5 per person.
Save the date: Saturday, December 17, 2022
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Date & Time
Saturday, December 17, 2022
11am - 3pm
Reuben D. Talasek Bend of the River
7915 S. General Bruce Drive
$5 per person
Tickets will go on sale in November - check back for more details!
The $5.00 admission fee includes all activities on the grounds to include snow slide rides, petting zoo, barrel train, and Cowboy Santa. Vendors in our arts and crafts and food area are separate and have their own fees not included in the admission fee.
If I don't purchase a ticket online, can I purchase a ticket at the event?
Yes, tickets are available online and at the door.
What time should I arrive?
The lot will open at 11:00 a.m., and close at 3:00 p.m.
Will restrooms be available?
Yes, Restrooms will be available for use onsite.
Will concessions be available?
Yes, food vendors will be onsite.
Can I smoke in the parking lot since it is outside?
Smoking is prohibited on City park properties.
Social Distancing Safety Rules
City of Temple has taken enhanced health and safety measures for event attendees and the event Staff. While attending the event you are expected to follow all posted instructions. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people gather. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and possibly death. According to the CDC, older adults (65 years of age and older) and persons with underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
By attending this Event you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.