After you’ve gotten your fill of turkey and football, gather the family up and visit the Stockyards National Historic District. Welcome the Holiday Season with a little western flair at the Stockyards which will have a weekend full of family-friendly activities.

Thanksgiving weekend activities in the Stockyards kick off Friday November 28 and lasts until Sunday November November 30, Events are scheduled from 11:45AM to 4:15PM. Here are some highlights:

12:00PM - 4:00PM Visit with Santa (make sure to bring your own camera)

12:00PM - 4:00PM Holiday Face Painting

11:45 and 4:15 Gunfight Shows

While you’re in the Stockyards you can get some early Christmas shopping done at the many shops in Stockyards Station. Keep everyone’s energy going with a great meal at one of the many restaurants in the Stockyards. Family friendly choices include the Love Shack for burgers, The Haylot for food truck options and Riscky’s or Cooper’s for Barbecue. You can take a break from shopping and visit the Candy Barrel where you can treat yourself and your kids to some sweets.

On Friday November 28 and Saturday November 29 you can keep the fun going by attending the Pawnee Bill Wild West Show or the Stockyards Championship Rodeo. Both events require tickets that can be purchased online or at the Box Office.