Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Gift Market


Frequently Asked Questions 

Where will Christmas in Cowtown be held?

The 12th Annual Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Gift Market will be held October 11-14, 2018 at Will Rogers Memorial Center – 3401 W. Lancaster Avenue.


What are the general shopping hours?

Thursday, October 11 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, October 12 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 13 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Where do I purchase general admission tickets and how do they cost?

Tickets can be purchased at the Market, online, or at any Tom Thumb or Albertsons store in the DFW metroplex. Online tickets go on sale July 9, 2018 and close at 12 p.m. on October 10, 2018. Tom Thumb and Albertsons will begin selling Market tickets on September 11, 2018 at participating stores. Cash, checks or credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express) are accepted. All ticket sales are final with no exceptions or refunds.

General admission rates are:

Adults $12*
Children 8 and under are free
Seniors (age 60+) $10

*Tickets purchased at Tom Thumb or Albertsons store in the DFW metroplex sell at a discount price of $10/guest. 


What are this year’s Special Events and how much are tickets?


Cocktails in Cowtown Preview Party

Wednesday, October 10 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

$100 – includes food, drinks and valet parking


Making Spirits Bright Brunch and Private Shopping

Thursday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

$65 – includes food, two complimentary beverages and valet parking


Cookies and Cocoa with Santa

Saturday, October 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday, October 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Online Pre-sale Tickets: $30 per family (2 adults plus children) – includes admission to the Market in addition to a digital picture with Santa, cookies, cocoa and crafts 

On-site Tickets: $20 per family (2 adults plus children) – includes a digital picture with Santa, cookies, cocoa and crafts


Please visit Special Events page to learn more these events.  Special Events tickets sell out quickly and are encouraged to be purchased in advance of the event. 


Are there multi-day passes?



Are wheel chairs, strollers, or carts available for rent?

No, there are not any available for rent. You may bring your own into the market. 


Where do I park for Christmas in Cowtown?

Parking will be available in the cultural district area and is $10 payable to the City of Fort Worth; enter from Gendy Street.


Is bag check available?

Yes!  Bag check is available for a $1 donation per bag and is located near the entrance of the Texas Room.


Is there an ATM?

ATM machines are located inside the facility.


Can I purchase food and drinks at Christmas in Cowtown?

Food and beverages are available for purchase at concession stands in the Texas Room and in the Café located in the Round Up Inn during Market hours.  The Café features salads, flatbreads, sandwiches, desserts and beverages. Children’s menus are available.  Additional cocktail stations are located throughout the market.


Can I go in and out of the market?

Yes, you will receive a wrist band that will allow you entrance in and out of the market for the day.  Please note, you will have to repay for parking if you leave the parking lot.


Can I purchase Christmas in Cowtown promotional items?

The 2018 commemorative Christopher Radko® ornament custom designed by Mary Ellen Becker is available for purchase at the Junior League of Fort Worth booth during regular market hours.  You can also purchase this exclusive ornament online.  Ornaments are $70.36 (includes tax).  Please note, shipping is an additional $15.

Where do I find information on becoming a 2018 Christmas in Cowtown Merchant or Corporate Sponsor?

If you are interested in being a Christmas in Cowtown merchant, please complete the online request for notification. 

For information concerning corporate sponsor opportunities, please contact Sara Dameron, Fund Development Administrator at or 817.332.7500

For any other questions about Christmas in Cowtown, please call 682.235.1105.

The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.
Christmas in Cowtown

255 Bailey Avenue
Fort Worth, TX 76107
Phone: 682.235.1105
Fax: 817.332.3902
Email The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

Will Rogers Memorial Center
3401 W. Lancaster Avenue

Christmas in Cowtown Office
255 Bailey Avenue
Fort Worth, TX  76107

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Noon - 6 p.m.

Friday, October 12, 2018 
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Saturday, October 13, 2018 
9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday, October 14, 2018
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.