SN: 116722 - 2020
Previous event - 40 DAYS AGO
Johnson City "Lights Spectacular" Event
Johnson City, Texas
The address/location for the start table is as follows:
LBJ Park Headquarters
WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.
The event is closed
Starting Sat, Dec 5th, 2020 for 1 day
Start table open: 1-5 pm
This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
The County Courthouse is draped in lights, from the ground to the special effects lighting of the dome in a red color. Even the inside of the Courthouse is decorated. Inside the Courthouse the Johnson City Garden Club stays open until 9 pm and sells hand-crafted ornaments, decorations and gifts. Holiday music plays in the Courthouse yard area and is the central station for carriage rides. Nearby, the local Pedernales Electric Co-Op headquarters has an entire block of magnificent old oak trees strung with 1+ million lights covering the entire canopy of each tree plus white trunks, along with the stately two-story PEC HQ building. The Johnson City Memorial Park is stuffed with colorful lighted trees, figures, and presentations. The Methodist Church produces their Blanco County Living Nativity Christmas pageant every half hour beginning at 6:30 pm. The LBJ Boyhood Home will be open for lamplight tours from 6-9 pm. Special activities in the Johnson Settlement will highlight Christmas traditions from the 1860s.
Distance: 5/10, Rating: 1A
Bring a flashlight to help read street signs. Event lights will be turned on at approximately 5:30, so plan accordingly. Local restaurants fill early. Walkers must be finished by 8 pm.
Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only
Driving to the start
100 Lady Bird Lane, Johnson City, TX 78636. From Austin, take Highway 290 westbound. In Johnson City, continue toward Fredericksburg on 290. Go six blocks and turn left onto Nugent Street (traffic light), Go to the end of the road and turn left onto Ladybird Lane. The parking lot and visitor center are on the right. Do not park in the employee lot. From Fredericksburg, take Highway 290 eastbound to Johnson City. Turn right onto Nugent Street (traffic light), Go to the end of the road and turn left onto Ladybird Lane. The parking lot and visitor center are on the right. From north or south, take 281 to the intersection with 290 and follow the directions from Austin.
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