Craft vendors from all across Texas will display their merchandise and hand-made wares for you to explore and discover the perfect unique gift for your loved ones this holiday season.
Want to become a vendor? Check out the details here. 

Craft Vendors

Kids can write letters to Santa, make ornaments and other crafts, and discovered other fun holiday activities all in one area. 
Kid's activities will be hosted by information booths that are not selling merchandise or food. If you are interested in getting your information out into the community, please email for more details. 

kid's activities

Festival goers can watch demonstrations and get a more hands on holiday craft experience. More details coming soon!!

Santa's Artisan Workshop

Get pictures of the kids with Santa and Mrs. Claus taken in the Downtown Greenbelt Gazebo for the perfect holiday picture to include in your holiday card to your family and friends. 

Pictures with Santa

Eat all the fair food your stomach craves.
More details coming soon! 
Want to become a food vendor? Check out the details here.


Budafest features a carnival with traditional rides and a game midway. The carnival is located in Buda City Park and will be open Thursday, November 30 through Sunday, December 3 until 10:00 p.m. every night. 


New this year, is our snow area with built-in snow slide. The snow slide will be located in Buda City Park. Come sled down the berm on snow and experience a winter tradition that doesn't happen too often here in Texas!

snow slide

This lighted, nighttime parade goes directly through the heart of Downtown Buda. Watch as community organizations decorate their floats to bring out the spirit of the holidays. The parade ends with a lighting ceremony where Santa Claus will count down with all the parade goers to "turn on" Downtown and kick-off the beginning of the holidays in Buda, Texas! The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. and will travel down Main Street from FM2770 to Buda City Park. 
Want to participate? Check out the details here. 


The Reindog Parade will take place on Sunday, December 3 at 12:00 p.m. to kick-off the festivities. Dogs from all around will gather to trot down the street in their best holiday costumes and outfits. The pet-parent of the most festive dog will win a prize! More details coming soon!

Reindog Parade

Performance and entertainment will be provided by local talent ranging from dance to music.

If you interested in performing at Budafest email