Parks Committee

The mission of the Garden Ridge Parks Committee is to ensure that the City parks provide the amenities that are most important to the residents, invites family use, and that a safe environment is always maintained.

The Parks Committee is always looking for volunteers! You can sign up for a volunteer time on SignUpGenius or contact them at

The Parks Committee hosts and sponsors events throughout the year including the Annual Garden Ridge Christmas Tree Lighting, the 4th of July Parade and Celebration, Trail Clean-Ups, and many others.

2021 christmas tree lighting

2021 Garden ridge christmas tree ornament

Don't forget to grab your 2021 Garden Ridge Christmas Tree Ornament. This year all donations will go towards SJRC - Texas, St. Jude's Ranch for Children in New Braunfels.

2021 raffle rules

Everyone visiting the Christmas Tree Lighting has an opportunity to win.

  • One ticket per individual
  • You must be present to receive a raffle ticket
  • No purchase is required

        Two prizes will be awarded:

  • One for age 18 or younger
  • And one for age 19 or older

The Parks Committee will have an independent person draw the winning raffle tickets. The winning raffle tickets will be announced here, on the city’s website, by the end of day Monday, December 6. 

Ticket number: 423116

ticket number: 769983


To claim your prize, you need to visit the City of Garden Ridge City Hall, during normal business hours, with your winning ticket in hand (if you do not have your ticket, you cannot claim your prize and therefore will not win). Winners must pick-up their prize by Thursday, December 9th at 5PM. Any winning tickets not claimed by then will no longer be valid, unless you called City Hall at 210-651-6632 to make special arrangements for pick-up.

A replacement winner will be randomly selected, and that winning number will be posted the following business day on the City's website. The same 3 calendar day-time period will be extended to this winner. This process will continue until both prizes have been claimed.

         All rules are at the sole interruption and discretion of the Parks Committee Leadership Team.