Little Miss Merry on Main Pageant

The 2nd Little Miss Merry on Main pageant sponsored by the Woman’s Club of Pleasanton begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Main Stage on Main. The event will feature Atascosa County girls ages 7-10. Come out and support these future women leaders as they vie for Little Miss Merry on Main. Last year, Sofia Ayala won the first ever title […]

Free Kid Zone

The Kid Zone will open from noon until 5 p.m. with real life reindeer, live animal exhibit, a snow maker that creates snow for kids to play in, a train that seats 12 and takes five-minute rides around the block, ice slide, face painting and more. All for FREE!

Gingerbread House Contest

Gingerbread House Contest judging begins at 1:30. To preregister go to All entries must be turned into the Main Stage at Merry on Main Saturday, Dec. 5, between 10-11 a.m. Judging will be based on audience interaction. Contest winners will be announced at 1:50 p.m. from the Main Stage. Categories: Most Creative , Most Delicious Looking, Largest Structure and […]

Wild Bill ‘Christmas’ Cowboy Gallop

The Wild Bill “Christmas” Cowboy Gallop hosted by the Pleasanton Express is set for Saturday, Dec. 5 at the Pleasanton River Park. The 5K race and 2-mile fun run/walk will be held in conjunction with Merry on Main this year. Preregister online at this link: cowboy-gallop-signup/. There will be NO registrations accepted the day of the race due to […]

Christmas Story – The Reason for the Season

For the first time year, a live production of Christmas Story – The Reason for the Season will be held at the Plestex, Screen 1 at 1:30, 3 and 5 p.m. on Dec. 5. This live production puts Christ in Christmas and features actors who play Jesus, Joseph, Mary, Peter, Herod, the Wise Men, Nicodemus and more from the Bible. […]

MOM’s Got Talent Show

The Merry on Main’s Got Talent Show will begin at 6:30 p.m. under the River Park Main Pavilion at the Pleasanton River Park. This year there are two different categories age 5-15 and 16 plus. Country Girl Designs has donated the prize money for each group – 1st-$300, 2nd-$200 and 3rd-$100. Rockstar Rancher Brad Jenschke will be the MC for […]

Bike Parade

The Bike Parade starts at 1 p.m. with easy sign up at Age groups are at the parent’s discretion, but suggested ages are as follows: Wagons: 0-2 years old, Trikes: 3-6 years old, Bikes: 7+. A bicycle with training wheels will be considered a trike. Parents are encouraged to walk on the sideline if their child needs assistance. The […]


Pleasant Perk Coffee House located at 1507 W. Goodwin St. in Pleasanton opened its doors to the public on Monday and celebrated with a Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting ceremony. Their hours of operation will be Monday- Friday 6 a.m.- 6 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information, visit their website at Pictured at the […]

Pale Rider Memorial Firework Show and Lighted Christmas Parade

Pale Rider Memorial Firework Show begins at 6:45 p.m. and can be seen all along the Lighted Christmas Parade Route. Don’t miss this 10-minute spectacular Pale Rider Memorial Firework event, the perfect show-stopping family entertainment! The Merry on Main festivities begin at the Pleasanton River Park, Friday, at 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. and continue in downtown Pleasanton, Saturday morning at 10 […]

Volunteers Needed

Jessica Tom invites the public to lend a hand and volunteer during Merry on Main this weekend. Volunteers, aka Santa’s Helpers, help provide the fun you will experience during the two-day event. You can assist with the ice slide, event set up and tear down, judging, parade line up and more. To be a volunteer at Merry on Main, send […]