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The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center is pleased to present a full holiday schedule of events this season. From a Hot Toddy Tutorial and Special Holiday Yappy Hours to Thanksgiving Supper and Breakfast with Santa, the hotel’s holiday programing provides multiple opportunities for memorable experiences.

Learning & Libations at the Block (first Thursdays): Hot Toddy Tutorial

Thursday, November 5th, 5:30PM-7:30PM

When temperatures start to cool down and you’re looking for a way to warm up, the hot toddy is the perfect answer. This old-fashioned cocktail has been around for well over a century soothing souls and warming bellies. For this month’s Learning & Libations at the Block, the bartending team at the Texas A&M Hotel will share a few variations on the traditional hot toddy and provide complimentary tastings and recipes for each unique variation.

To reserve a spot for the complimentary tasting visit

Yappy Hour (second Thursdays): The Ultimutt Pupkin Lovers

Thursday, November 12th, 5:00PM-7:00PM

It’s Fall and the season for all things pumpkin. The Texas A&M Hotel is treating the ultimutt pupkin lovers to a very special Yappy Hour on Block T Bar & Grill’s rooftop patio. While two-legged friends are sipping on Bourbon Pumpkin Smashes and Pumpkin Spice White Russian Cocktails, their four-legged canine friends will be treated to a menu of pumpkin based fido-friendly treats.

Creative Crafts & Cocktails (third Tuesdays): Wreath Making Workshop

Tuesday, November 17th, 5:30PM-7:30PM

Kick off the holiday season at Texas A&M Hotel’s Creative Crafts & Cocktails: Wreath Making Workshop. Enjoy an evening of holiday inspired cocktails, craft and cheer! Attendees will be provided with the supplies, design ideas and assembly tips to create fresh and natural wreaths to adorn their home. Each attendee will also receive one complimentary cocktail.

$55 |  Reservations Required

To make a reservation visit

Thanksgiving Family-Style Supper at Brazos PTK

Thursday, November 26th, 11:00AM to 4:00PM

You bring the friends and family, and the culinary team at Brazos PTK inside the Texas A&M Hotel will do the cooking and dishes. Make plans to enjoy a worry-free Thanksgiving Family-Style Supper complete with award-winning chef specialties, a modern twist on traditional fare for kids and adults alike and a delectable dessert selection.

$38.95 Adults | $18.95 Children 4-11 years old | Free for Children 3 & under | Reservations Required

To make a reservation visit OpenTable or call 979-260-2255

Learning & Libations at the Block (first Thursdays): Tiny Bubbles

Thursday, December 3rd, 5:30PM-7:30PM

Nothing says “Celebrate” like a glass of bubbly. Dive into the exciting world of Champagne & Sparkling Wines in this two-hour class, where you’ll be taken on a fun and educational wine tasting journey to experience a selection of fine Sparkling Wines from regions near and far. You will learn about the history of Champagne, as well as grape varieties, different styles, aromas and flavors of Champagnes and Sparkling Wines.
To reserve your spot for the complimentary tasting, visit

Breakfast with Santa

Saturdays, December 5th, 12th & 19th, 8:00AM to 1:00PM

Santa is traveling from the North Pole to Aggieland three times this year in preparation for Christmas.  Join Santa and his elves December 5, 12 or 19 for breakfast at Brazos PTK from 8:00AM to 1:00PM. This magical family-style meal includes all your traditional favorite breakfast dishes, plus a chance for the kids to build their own pancakes and decorate their own gingerbread men with festive toppings.

$28.95 Adults | $18.95 Children 4-11 years old | Free for Children 3 & under | Reservations Required

To make a reservation, call 979-260-2255 or make your reservation on OpenTable

Yappy Hour Event (second Thursdays): A Canine Christmas

Thursday, December 10th, 5:00PM-7:00PM

The pups will be barking all the way at this special Canine Christmas Yappy Hour. Bring your favorite four-legged friend out to the Texas A&M Hotel’s Block T Bar & Grill patio for an evening of holly jolly cheer, cocktail specials and bone-a-fide canine-friendly holiday treats.

Creative Crafts & Cocktails (third Tuesdays): Vision Board Party

Tuesday, December 15th, 5:30PM-7:30PM

There’s never been a year the majority of us are looking to leave behind more than 2020. Why not gather your friends for an evening of future planning and fun, setting a positive mindset for what 2021 will bring? Put simply: a vision board is a visual representation of your goals. At the Texas A&M Hotel’s Creative Crafts & Cocktails: Vision Board Party, we’ll walk you through how to create a stunning visual piece that reflects your chosen life direction for 2021. Attendees will be provided with the supplies, board design ideas and assembly tips. Each attendee will also receive one complimentary cocktail.

$50 |  Reservations Required

To make a reservation, visit

Four-Course New Year’s Eve Dinner

Thursday, December 31st, 5:00PM to 10:00PM

New Year’s Eve at Brazos PTK will feature a special four-course menu. Start your meal with either a creamy Smoked Trout Dip or Spinach and Artichoke Dip. Then tantalize your taste buds with one of two fresh and organic chef-specialty salads. For the main course, feast on your choice of Bacon Wrapped Filet, Bacon Wrapped Airline Chicken Breast or Cajun Redfish Jambalaya with Andouille Sausage. Finish off the meal with the sweet taste of Raspberry and Champagne Cake or a Fresh Fruit Tart.

$45 Per Person | Reservations Required

To make a reservation, call 979-260-2255 or make your reservation on OpenTable

Rock the Block New Year’s Eve Party

Thursday, December 31st, 8:00PM to 1:00AM

Say goodbye to 2020 and ring in 2021 with style at Block T Bar & Grill’s Two-Story New Year’s Eve Rock the Block Celebration. This festive event will feature live music, fire pits on the patio, multiple bar stations, and a midnight champagne toast. Enjoy complimentary Hors D’oeuvres, party favors, breakfast tacos, black-eyed peas with cornbread at midnight and many more surprises.

$40 Cover Charge | 21 years old and up only

To make a reservation visit

Christmas in Aggieland Package

Planning a visit to Santa’s Wonderland this holiday? Make a festive night of it with the Texas A&M Hotel’s Christmas in Aggieland Package!  Save 15% off the hotel’s Best Available Rate all while enjoying $25 dining credit and free self-parking for one vehicle. The package is valid for travel dates between November 13, 2020 - December 30, 2020.  Excludes stay dates of November 13-14 and 27-28, 2020.  Subject to availability and some blackout dates may apply.  Tickets to Santa's Wonderland to be purchased separately directly from Santa's Wonderland.

Home for the Holidays

When the whole family wants to be together for the holidays, but you need additional sleeping space, the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center will ensure your guests feel right at home. Our Home for the Holidays special rate offers a special $99 per night starting rate to invite you to stay with us at the guesthouse of the 12th Man in December.  Come experience luxurious accommodations, creative cuisine & one-of-a-kind holiday howdy hospitality all right in the heart of Texas A&M University.

Holiday events are open to hotel guests as well as all members of the community.  Visit to learn more.

About Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center

With a privileged location directly across from Kyle Field, the Doug Pitcock ’49 Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station, Texas is a destination luxury property offering state-of-the-art conference facilities, signature brand amenities, welcoming accommodations, and gracious southern hospitality. Steeped in Texas A&M history, traditions and culture, the property has a powerful sense of place and is the ideal choice for business and leisure travelers seeking a one-of-a-kind authentic Aggieland experience. As the preferred hotel for Texas A&M University, the property offers 250 spacious guest rooms, including two penthouses and 11 suites, with sweeping views of the Texas A&M campus. Also featured on property is a rooftop pool overlooking Kyle Field; dining outlets committed to providing fresh, healthful, scratch prepared and locally-sourced dishes; a two-story bar and lounge with a terrace; and a full-service conference center with 35,000 square feet of meeting and event space. The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center is the perfect place for scholarly explorations, meaningful celebrations, productive meetings, college visits and family vacations.

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