Victorian Christmas Fair

Dec 16 2023 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

7066 FM 864

Ft. McKavett, TX 76841

Ring in the holidays with the Soldiers, Officers, Ladies, and Friends of Fort McKavett! This year we are excited to announce a new experience showcasing the Christmas season with the Frontier Army as you see what life was like at Army outposts across the West. Below you can explore the two experiences we are offering! 

Victorian Christmas Fair

  • Free Site Admission. 
  • Historic craft-making including Cookie Decorating, Cracker Snaps, and Pomanders.
  • Christmas Tea, served at 2 pm.
  • Historic Christmas Carolers. 
  • Meeting Jolly ol' Saint Nicholas! 

"A Very Military Christmas" Premium Fort Tour

  • A 40-minute tour of Fort McKavett featuring reenactors portraying the real-life inhabitants of Fort McKavett as they prepare for Christmas on the Frontier in 1858!
  • Tours start every 30 minutes from 10:00 am - 1:30 pm. Tours are limited to 10 visitors per tour.
  • Tickets can be purchased in-person the day of the event.
  • Suggested Donations: $8/adult, $4/child, $20/Family (2 adults & 2 children). Processing fees may apply.


For more information, contact us at or at (325) 396-2358. Stay up to date with program details on our Facebook Event Page:

All proceeds go to support the Friends of Fort McKavett. The Friends of Fort McKavett is the premier organization for preserving and promoting the history of Fort McKavett. For more information about their efforts, or to join, please visit:

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