Christmas is officially here and there are more events in the Dallas metroplex than we know what to do with. We’ve gathered every event we could find whether it be photos with Santa or fun holiday bazaar happening in the DFW area. You can find all the Dallas Christmas events listed below by date. The events at the top of the list start in November and work your way down to events through the end of the year.
We’ve tried to provide the most accurate details we could find for each event, if you see an error or a correction to be made, please let me know! If you would like your Christmas event added, email it to Betsy@TheDallasSocials.com
Carriage Rides through Highland Park
Until December 25, 2019
Take a glimpse up close at all of the gorgeous Christmas Lights throughout Highland Park on a carriage ride. This is a fun tradition that you don’t want to miss. If you would rather stay indoors, taking a limo with a group of friends and family is a fun option!
Galleria’s Grand Christmas Tree
Until January 2, 2020 @ Galleria Dallas
The tallest indoor Christmas Tree is a sight you do not want to miss. The Galleria grand tree is a FREE holiday display inside the Galleria mall. It is a 95-foot tall structure, made up of more than 10,000 ornaments and 1,500 branches. Skate around the Christmas Tree and take in the view. Galleria Dallas is located at 13350 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240.
12 Days of Christmas
November 13, 2019 – December 31, 2019 @ Dallas Arboretum
Holiday at the Arboretum features a 30-foot tall tree at the center of the gardens, as well as the magnificent The 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit with 25-foot-tall Victorian-style gazebos depicting scenes from the traditional carol.
Each gazebo features movement to depict the different beloved characters such as the Three French Hens, Twelve Drummers Drumming and Seven Swans a Swimming, to name a few. The historic DeGolyer House is also lavishly decorated in a European-style with greenery and fruit, along with a collection in each room of items one finds at Christmas markets such as angels, hand-carved wooden Santas, nativity scenes or snow globes.
The 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit, comes alive during the evening hours with over 1 million lights illuminating the garden, trimming the architecture of the historic homes and lighting the canopies overhead. The Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas TX.
Photos with Santa
November 13, 2019 – December 22, 2019 @ Dallas Arboretum
Photos available on Wednesday Evenings from 6-9pm and Saturdays & Sundays from 12-4pm. Santa is back in the garden in the perfect holiday setting – Once The Christmas Village opens Santa will move to his home away from the North Pole in our newest exhibit. Share your Christmas wish with the jolly old man, and take a photo to commemorate the occasion. Keepsake family photos are available for a donation to the Volunteer Advisory Board. The Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Road, Dallas TX.
Pictures with Santa
November 15, 2019 – December 24, 2019 @ Galleria Dallas
Galleria Dallas has a special online service to make reservations at exactly the time you’d like. Then, guests will be prompted for children’s names and an idea or two about what they might want for Christmas so that Santa is prepared for the perfect interaction. Galleria Dallas is the only center in the state using this technology to personalize the Santa experience. Galleria Dallas has minimized the impact of crowds by creating specially managed and curated experiences. When families arrive at Santa’s magical village, they’ll have their own elf – a special helper who will guide guests through the experience.
Reservations can be made at: mysantapictures.com/galleriadallas. Galleria Dallas is located at 13350 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240.
ICE featuring a Charlie Brown Christmas
November 15, 2019 – January 5, 2020 @ Gaylord Texan
Be amazed by larger-than-life ice sculptures of Charlie Brown and friends carved from more than two million pounds of colorful ice as you walk through the attraction kept at a wintry 9 degrees. Crafted by master artisans who travel across the globe from Harbin, China, families can enjoy spectacular holiday scenes, colorful characters and ice slides! Complimentary parkas are provided for both children and adults to help keep you warm. Gaylord Texan is located at 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX.
Find more information and tickets here: www.ChristmasAtGaylordTexan.com Use code DALLASSOCIALS for 50% off select dates!
November 15, 2019 – January 5, 2020 @Dallas Zoo
After the animals head in for the evening, the Dallas Zoo will transform into a winter wonderland with over one million twinkling lights illuminating Zoo North throughout the holiday season. Discover realistic silk-covered lanterns in the shape of your favorite animals, plus even more light displays and festivities for the entire family!
Dallas Zoo activities:
- Holiday Light Show
- Santa meet-and-greet
- Nature ornament-making activity
- Nightly musical performances throughout ZooNorth
- Rainbow Arch
- Whimsical African watering hole at Lantern Ridge
The Dallas Zoo is located at 650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203. Buy Tickets: https://my.dallaszoo.com/events
Trains at Northpark
November 16, 2019 – January 5, 2020 @ North Park Mall
The Trains at NorthPark returns! Benefiting Ronald McDonald House of Dallas and once again presented by Bank of Texas, The Trains at NorthPark welcomes more than 70,000 visitors to Dallas’ favorite shopping destination each season to revel in the magical display and show their support for the House.
With 1,600-foot of tracks, The Trains at NorthPark features glittering and intricately detailed cityscapes like Dallas, New York, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco set among other highlights like New England’s fall foliage, the Grand Canyon, and Route 66. All throughout are beloved holiday characters and hidden scenes.
The largest miniature train exhibit in Texas will debut in a brand-new space to showcase the more than 700 railcars featuring the corporations, organizations, families, and individuals who make the seasonal attraction possible. Since its launch in 1987, The Trains has helped raise more than $13 million for RMHD, and has a bigger-than-ever fundraising goal this year to help the House serve an additional 50 percent more families annually.
More info and purchase tickets: http://www.thetrainsatnorthpark.com/
Holiday in the National Parks
November 21, 2019 – January 5, 2020 @ George W. Bush Presidential Center
The Holiday in the National Parks special exhibit will be adorned with traditional and elegant decorations that decorated the White House in 2007, such as mixed greenery, gold ribbons, poinsettias, and white flowers, reflecting our nation’s breathtaking landscapes and historical sites. Models of the Alamo, Frederic Douglass House, Mount Rushmore, Spanish missions, and more are incorporated into the exhibit, as well as behind-the-scenes photos of Mrs. Bush’s 31 visits to and 45 events in support of the National Parks. Don’t miss the replica of the official White House Blue Room Christmas tree, which will be covered in gold stars, gold beaded garland, and 347 gold ball ornaments – each hand painted by a National Park artisan to reflect park treasures from sea to shining sea.
Watters Creek Celebration of Lights – Allen, TX
November 22, 2019 from 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Join Watters Creek for a magical evening to kick off the holiday season and welcome Santa. Starting at 4:30, KISS FM, the evening’s emcee, will help everyone get into the holiday spirit. Mrs. Claus will be passing out free cookies, and there will be complimentary carriage rides, hot cocoa, caroling, face painting, and balloon artists.
The evening’s entertainment includes a performance at 5 p.m. by the Allen Philharmonic Symphony Carolers. They will perform seasonal favorites to keep the “ho-ho-ho” in holidays.
At 6:30 p.m. guests will be dazzled when Santa lights up the 30-foot tree, the centerpiece of Watters Creek’s holiday décor. The 30-foot tree leads a 145,000 glittering light display that includes 20 other trees and Santa’s sleigh with reindeer. The lights are synchronized to holiday music and play every 30 minutes from 5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Monday – Saturday through New Year’s Eve.
Complimentary Horse Carriage Rides at Watters Creek – Allen, TX
What could be more charming than a cozy horse-drawn carriage ride on a crisp winter evening? Bring the family or that someone special for a horse-drawn carriage ride around Watters Creek. Carriages hold up to six passengers. Rides are free and on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick-up located by DSW. Weather permitting.
Dates and Times:
- Nov. 22 from 4 to 8 p.m.
- Nov. 28 and 29 from 6 to 9 p.m.
- Rides from 6 to 9 p.m. on: Dec. 5-6, 12-13, 15-20, 22-23
- Dec. 24 from 12 to 3 p.m.
November 22, 2019 – January 4, 2020 @ The Plaza at Preston Center
SNOWDAY is an immersive experience inspired by the spirit of Christmas and the joy of the holiday season. Guests will navigate their way through an imaginative wonderland of festive photo ops, enchanted rooms, interactive spaces, and nostalgic moments. There will be photo booths integrated throughout the exhibit and a possible encounters with Santa or one of his elves. Guest can then instantly share their photos from multiple kiosks and enjoy several printing options once they have entered the gift shop at the end of the exhibit.
General Admission tickets are $30; children under the age of 3 are admitted free and every $1 per ticket will go to the Children’s Medical Center. Check-ins are every 10 minutes, 10am-8pm Monday to Wednesday, 10am-10pm Thursday to Saturday, and 12am – 8pm Sundays. For information and to buy tickets before they sell out visit www.snowdaydallas.com
Christmas at the Star
November 22, 2019 – December 21, 2019 (Select Dates) @ Star in Frisco
This event gives fans an opportunity to enjoy free, family-friendly events throughout the holiday season including the Christmas Spectacular presented by Albertsons and Tom Thumb and the opportunity to take a photo with Santa Claus.
The Christmas Spectacular begins with the lighting of The Star’s 67-foot Christmas tree, lit with digital LED lights, located on Tostitos Championship Plaza, and leads into a holiday performance showcasing the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Rookie Squad, Dallas Cowboys Drumline, mascot Rowdy, Santa, and special Dallas Cowboys guest appearances.
The Christmas Spectacular takes place every Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. on Tostitos Championship Plaza starting Nov. 22. Admission and parking for the event are free. More information: https://www.thestarinfrisco.com/Christmas/
Photos with Santa – Allen, TX
November 22, 2019 – December 24 @ Watters Creek
Everyone’s favorite jolly guy will be available to take photos with children and listen to holiday wishes through Christmas Eve. Visit him at his home away from home, located between Wicker Park Home and Go! Calendars & Games. Holiday photo packages start at $15.
November 22, 2019 – December 23, 2019 @ Casa Manana
Jack is living the perfect life, spending his days making spectacular ice sculptures and hanging with his friends in the Frozen Kingdom. One day tragedy strikes, and Jack, along with his friends, is banished from the kingdom by his evil uncle – who wants to destroy the world with a new ice age! Can a band of snowy misfits help Jack find his destiny and restore order to the kingdom? Santa Claus himself narrates this holiday spectacular where adventure awaits at every turn.
Photos with Santa – Garland, TX
November 22, 2019 – December 24, 2019 @ Firewheel Town Center
Santa returns to Firewheel Town Center on November 22nd in the same location as last year, between Old Navy and Buckle, near the Firewheel Christmas Tree! Physical address will be 440 Coneflower Drive.
Walk-In’s are welcome but you can skip the line by reserving your fast pass at https://www.santasfastpass.com/scheduling/96Jsggz9:firewheel-town-center-mall
Christmas Gift Bazaar
November 23, 2019, 9-4pm @ John Paul II High School
Kick off your holiday shopping with free admission to Plano’s unique gift bazaar with more than 150 selected merchants, showcasing gifts including unique home accents and holiday decor, women’s clothing, gifts, jewelry, children’s items and gourmet food.
Festival of Trees Gala
November 23, 2019, 6:30pm – 12:00am @ Hilton Rockwall
The 2019 Helping Hands Festival of Trees is a magical, festive event as the community comes together once again in the spirit of this wonderful holiday season for a common cause — the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate of our community.!
A unique feature of the weekend will be the donated decorative trees & wreaths! All trees and wreaths will be decorated by local Rockwall businesses and organizations. The one-of-a-kind trees and wreaths, combined with holiday entertainment will create an exciting weekend you won’t want to miss!
Plano Christmas Market
November 23, 2019 – November 24, 2019 @ 6701 Coit Road, Plano
Plano Christmas Market is a fun and FREE event that showcases handmade holiday gift items made of fabric, wood, ceramic, and glass. Other exhibitors have jewelry and clothing for adults and children, along with candles and soaps. There will also be a wonderful selection of salsas, jams, nuts, and dips for gifts or holiday parties. In addition, Collin County seniors will stock the Hip Hip for Gray booth with a variety of crafts including quilts, baby items, ornaments, and more!
Plano Christmas Market is held at Carpenter Park Recreation Center. Overflow parking and shuttle service is available at Robinson Middle School.
DeGolyer House “Christkindlmarket Treasures”
November 23, 2019 – December 31, 2019, 10am – 4pm @ Dallas Arboretum
Included with garden admission or 12 Days at Night admission
In the historic DeGolyer House elegantly decorated for the holidays, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden debuts “Christkindlmarket Treasures,” a collection from Sustainers of the Junior League of Dallas members and Mary Templeton from November 23 to December 31. Displayed together for the first time, the Dallas Arboretum showcases more than 500 nativities, angels and nutcrackers, wooden Santas and Christmas trees. Each room in this historic home showcases a collection of treasures typically found in European Christmas markets.
Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas Show
November 23, 2019 – December 29, 2019 @ Dallas Children’s Theater
With 75 larger-than-life colorful puppets made to emulate Eric Carle’s beautiful collages, the entire stage becomes a storybook to remember. Alongside the classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the performance contains three additional childhood
favorites: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; 10 Little Rubber Ducks; and the Christmas- themed Dream Snow. THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR CHRISTMAS SHOW sends attendees on a holiday journey fit for all ages. When families arrive early to DCT, they will have a chance to talk with Mr. Claus himself who is making his Dallas home in the DCT lobby one hour before every show through December 15. His friend, Mistletoe the Elf, will also be handing out candy and balloon toys. And if families are looking for a holiday photo theme idea, DCT’s giant frame that celebrates all things Eric Carle is just the ticket! As is tradition, actor meet and greet and autographs will be available after every performance. Ticket Prices: $17-$30 for single tickets. Prices subject to change.
Pauline and Austin Neuhoff Christmas Village Inspired by European Christmas Markets
November 23, 2019 – December 31, 2019 @ Dallas Arboretum
Inspired by the European Christmas Markets, or Christkindlmarket, The Pauline and Austin Neuhoff Christmas Village is comprised of charming shops and façades that represent a quaint European hamlet. Measuring 16 to 19 feet tall, each house is themed and large enough so that several children and adults can enter at a time and experience that particular business. The interior walls of each house feature illustrations and embellishments appropriate for the kind of shop it represents. For example, the bakery murals show baked goods on shelves and the counter, and the music shop features paintings of shelves filled with instruments.
For more information, visit: https://www.dallasarboretum.org/events-activities/holiday-at-the-arboretum/christmas-village/
Holiday in the Park
November 23, 2019 – January 5, 2020 @ Six Flags Over Texas
We have decked the halls with thousands of star-bright LED lights, filled the streets with lush Christmas trees and wreathes, and invited carolers to sing holiday classics – all so that you can have the most jolly holiday experience this side of the North Pole. From visiting with Santa to taking a ride down our snow hill, our Holiday Attractions are unique and only available during Holiday in the Park.
Photos with Santa – Garland, TX
November 23, 2019, 11am-3pm @ Hollywood Feed – Firewheel Center
If your dog or cat has some explaining to do before Ole’ Saint Nick comes to town, then you’re in luck! 🎁 🌲 Celebrate the howlidays this year with a special photo of your pet and Santa Paws! When you bring your pet to Hollywood Feed for your festive photoshoot, you’re supporting Animal Allies of Texas – ensuring local pets find a furever home for the holidays. Suggested donations are accepted by individual nonprofit rescue groups at each location.
Holiday in the Park – Garland, TX
November 23, 2019, 4:00pm – 7:00 pm @ Firewheel Town Center
Join us as we celebrate & ring in the holiday season with family friendly activities, a Disney Junior holiday play date with make & take craft, photo booth, giveaways, music, Hank FM Party Patrol, a special appearance by Santa Claus, a live snowfall and more!
Sundance Square Christmas Tree Lighting – Ft. Worth, TX
November 23, 2019, 6pm @ Sundance Square
Come join us in the Sundance Square Plaza as we celebrate the start of the holiday season. The festivities begin at 6 p.m. Kids Who Care, a non-profit international theatre company, will be performing. For the safety of our guests, no blankets or sitting on the ground within the plaza will be allowed at the tree lighting.
Tubachristmas – Dallas, TX
November 24, 2019, 12pm @ Thanksgiving Square
REGISTRATION: 9:00 am, Underground, below Thanksgiving SquareREHEARSAL: 10:00 am, same
Thanksgiving Square is located at 1627 Pacific Avenue, Dallas, TX 75201. More info: http://www.tubachristmas.com/readtcloc.php?TCState=TX
Lights at Legacy – Plano, TX
November 24, 2019, 4-7pm @ The Shops at Legacy
4PM | Swag Bags: Get there early. Exclusive swag bags will be available to the first 200 guests who visit The Shops at Legacy booth, located in front of Mi Cocina.
4 – 6:15PM | Santa Photos: Photos with Santa will be available for only $15, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Texas Health Plano NICU Family Center. Located off Bishop Road, next to Kilwins.
4-7PM | Lights at Legacy: Enjoy complimentary rides on the Atmos Energy Christmas Train, caricature artists, face painters, balloon artists, toy soldier stilt walkers, little drummer boys, a “rad hatter” station, performances from Cover Down and more! Complimentary food and drink samples from The Shops at Legacy retailers and restaurants will also be available.
6:30PM | Tree Lighting: Count down to the official lighting of the Ewing Cares Christmas Tree with Santa Claus and Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere. For more information, visit shopsatlegacy.com
Parade of Lights Fort Worth
November 24, 2019 @ 777 Taylor Street, Ste. 100, Fort Worth, Texas 76102
“The Sounds of the Season,” and will feature music throughout the parade, including pre- and post- parade. Signature floats, giant illuminated balloons, local performing groups, community organizations and more. We hope you will continue this new tradition for the years to come! More info: https://www.fortworthparadeoflights.org/
Prairie Lights – Grand Prairie, TX
November 28, 2019 – December 29, 2019 @ Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool Lake
Open every night 6pm-10pm. Tickets start at $45 per car. Upon arriving at the entrance of Prairie Lights, you will be dazzled with 4 million lights set along 2 miles of path. Hundreds of ALL-NEW displays in shapes of all kinds line and arch over the roads. Half way through the drive get out of your car for a stop at Holiday Village where you will find food, gifts, Santa, a brand-new indoor Holiday Show, and the Holiday Magic Lighted Walk-Through Forest. Once back in your vehicle, the second half of the drive ends with the very animated light tunnel – the perfect finale to a night you will never forget! More info: https://prairielights.org/
Gift of Lights
November 28, 2019 – January 5, 2020 @ Texas Motor Speedway
The largest Drive Thru light park in Texas. There is also a Santa’s Village with ice skating, train rides, pictures with santa and refreshments. Open 6pm-10pm. Admission is $30-$60. More info: http://giftoflightstexas.com/
Home for the Holidays – Mckinney, TX
November 29, 2019 – December 1, 2019 @ Downtown Mckinney
Visit the 14-block area of McKinney’s 165-year-old commercial historic downtown for family activities, food and entertainment. Enjoy a uniquely McKinney Christmas celebration with neighbors and visitors from near and far. It’s an unforgettable experience and a great start to the holiday season. Admission is free and open to the public. More info: https://www.mckinneytexas.org/686/Festival-at-a-Glance
Winter Wonderland – Frisco, TX
November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020
This one of a kind unique experience is located in the center of Frisco right next to FC Dallas sporting 3 acres of a spectacular Winter Wonderland. You will find a wonderful North Pole transformed by a Magical Snow Dragon, as snow flies through the air and lands on your skin you will be transported to join us in a world ruled by imagination. You can get lost in a light maze, fall into our snow pits, speed down our snow slide, listen to live performances, wander through fairyland, giggle in elfland, explore our candyland, enjoy nightly movies in our theatre & indulge in all of our scrumptious treats and foods all in one night. More info: http://wonderlandfrisco.com/index.html
Christmas at the Hilton Anatole
November 29, 2019 – December 22, 2019
Peppermint Park offers fun for the whole family including Christmas Tree Lighting, Sweet Treats, Selfie Station, North Pole Miniature Golf, Holiday Train Ride, Cookie Decorating, Teddy Bear Factory, Face Painting, S’mores, Marionette Show, Mini Escape Room, And more! More info: https://www.hiltonanatolehotel.com/christmas-wonderland/
Texas Christkindl Market
November 29, 2019 – December 22, 2019 @ North Plaza – Globe Life Park
An Arlington favorite, the market will run from November 29 through December 22, 2019 at the North Plaza at Globe Life Field (next to Texas Live!) This delightful, FREE, family-friendly market, inspired by a cherished German tradition, features holiday gifts, decorations and music. An outdoor ice rink will be open from November 29-January 12, 2020. Holiday shoppers will enjoy exclusive Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas decorations and designs from the renowned Rothenburg ob der Tauber Christmas Village in Germany, as well as over 20 holiday vendors and food options. Join us for an Arlington tradition! Hours: Sunday – Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. & Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. More information: https://www.txchristkindlmarket.com/
North Pole Express
November 29, 2019 – December 23, 2019 @ Grapevine, TX
Experience the magic of Christmas aboard Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s North Pole Express®, presented by Great Wolf Lodge. Guests are presented with a Souvenir Ticket as they begin their journey aboard the beautifully decorated Grapevine Vintage Railroad. As guests board the train, Santa’s elves greet them with a Memory Mug of Santa’s special Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk. After being seated, guests are served a delicious Christmas cookie to enjoy on the way to Reindeer Ridge. When the train arrives at Reindeer Ridge, Mrs. Claus steps on board and presents each child with a “We Believe” silver bell. The train then continues on to the North Pole. Upon arrival, guests stroll through the snowy North Pole Forest, making their way to Santa’s Workshop. Once inside the Workshop, Santa, Mrs. Claus and a cast of jovial elves perform a Broadway-style Christmas performance and share in the kindness of the season.
Following the magical Christmas performance, North Pole Express guests receive a voucher for a COMPLIMENTARY photo with Santa.
Tickets are $28-38 per person, for ages 1 year and older. Infants will be required to ride in the lap of an adult.
Vitruvian Park Holiday Lights Spectacular – Addison, TX
November 29, 2019 – January 1 @ 3966 Vitruvian Way, Addison
The most dazzling and spectacular time of the year is here! Vitruvian Park transforms into a magical holiday wonderland during Vitruvian Lights. Mu
Friday, November 29, 2019 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm – Jordan Kahn Orchestra
Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm – Phat Strad
Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 6:00pm – 10:00pm – Sonny’s Holliday
Holiday Tea at the Dallas Arboretum
November 29, 2019 – January 3, 2020, 11am & 2pm @ Dallas Arboretum
Bring your family and friends together and create an annual tradition – holiday tea at the Restaurant DeGolyer, lavishly decorated for the season! Reservations required. Call 214-515-6511 to reserve your seat now.
The Nutcracker Dallas – Winspear Opera
November 29-December 1, December 6-December 8
Experience the most magical Christmas tradition of the season as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle an army of mice and travel through a winter wonderland to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Kingdom of Sweets. Exquisite costumes and dazzling choreography will transport you to a world where dreams do come true. More info: https://www.attpac.org/on-sale/2019/the-nutcracker-/
Cookie Decorating Class
November 30, 2019, 11am-2pm @ Dallas Arboretum
Learn the tricks of the trade to create a perfectly decorated set of scrumptious sugar cookies. Each attendee leaves the class with half a dozen cookies that are tiny works of art.
Cost: $60 for NON-Members, $50 for Members
November 30, 2019 and December 7, 2019 @ Westin Galleria
Bring your family to celebrate the holidays with afternoon tea and pastries at The Westin Galleria Dallas in our fabulous private dining room, Privé. There will be a wide variety of teas, finger sandwiches, scones, desserts, and more for our guests to enjoy. There will be a meet and greet with the skaters of the Galleria Dallas’ Holiday Skate Show as well. You can see the event menu here: https://www.secondfloorkitchen.com/menus/#holiday-tea
Cookie Decorating with Santa
November 30, 2019, 9-11am @ Cafe Intermezzo
Café Intermezzo will host a cookie decorating party for kids with Santa! No reservations necessary. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1296732773861198/
Light up Lowest Greenville
November 30, 2019, 4pm-8pm @ Lowest Greenville
Lowest Greenville businesses will come together to provide special drinks and snacks, and many will also be selling unique holiday ornaments. At 7 p.m., the tree lighting will take place, so find a spot nearby and join the chorus of oohs and ahhs.
Plenty of fun will be had, but the event is for a great cause. This year, Light Up Lowest Greenville is partnering with Reverse Food Truck, an organization that collects food with the goal of putting hunger in the rearview mirror. To support the effort, you can donate some of their most needed items, including: canned tuna and chicken, peanut butter, vegetable oil, spaghetti, elbow pasta, canned whole kernel corn, kidney beans, pork and beans, pasta sauce, canned fruit, chicken noodle soup, ramen noodles and canned green beans. All attendees are encouraged to bring what they can to ensure that those less fortunate can enjoy some hot meals during the holiday season.
Holiday Lighting and Tree Lighting
November 30, 2019, 12pm – 8pm @ Toyota Music Factory
Free Event – Gather your friends and family on Saturday, November 30th on Texas Lottery® Plaza for a day of holiday shopping, live music, festive treats and activities, and our second annual tree lighting!
Shop local and support small business at our holiday market hosted by The Boho Market beginning at 12 PM, gather around our 30′ tree for our tree lighting ceremony at 8pm, and rap up the night with a performance by Lady Diamond & The Ruff Rubies!
Holiday Lights Trolley Ride
November 30, 2019 – December 23, 2019 @ Mockingbird Station
Experience the Holiday Lights Trolley Ride through Highland Park. Along the 1 hour ride, our festive Trolley’s let you enjoy magic of the holiday season. The trolley is heated, so guests will always be comfortable as they enjoy the Holiday Lights evening. Price starting at $20. More info: https://bigdfuntours.com/tours/holiday-lights-trolley-ride/
Snowland – Grapevine, TX
November 30, 2019 – January 5, 2020 @ Great Wolf Lodge
Celebrate Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge! The resort transforms your stay into a winter wonderland with nightly snow showers in the Grand Lobby. With so many festive, free events taking place each day, there’s plenty of fun for the whole pack! Join us to create your own special Snowland souvenir to take home with you. New this year is the Jingle Bell Craft where we create jingle bell “noisemakers” to use during the Snowfall Celebration to help it snow in the Grand Lobby. He’s made his list and checked it twice, now he’s ready to see who’s been naughty or nice! Be on your best behavior as you visit Santa and share your holiday wishes with him. Don’t forget to snap a memorable picture and have a jolly old time!
Caring Santa – Garland, TX
December 1, 2019, 10am-12pm @ Firewheel Town Center
Special needs children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and have their photo taken with him. The event is free to attend, and pictures will be available for purchase. Firewheel Town Center will make necessary adjustments to the environment to support the sensory, physical and other developmental needs of children of all abilities for this special event.
If you have any questions please email Stephen Richardson at email@example.com.
Reserve your spot at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/caring-santa-tickets-77488073915.
Light Up the Highlands
December 1, 2019, 4-6pm @ Lake Highlands Town Center
Kick off the holiday season with this family-friendly festival that will take place at the Lake Highlands Town Center, located on Wildcat Way at the intersection of Walnut Hill and Skillman.
The event is free to the public and will include our Christmas Tree lighting, entertainment from pop ensemble Espree of Lake Highlands High School, as well as LH Dance Academy and the Highlandettes. There will be a special appearance by Santa and his reindeer, and an opportunity to take photos with Santa in his sleigh. We also have some new activities planned such as a snowball fight, cookie decorating, a selfie igloo, and a photo booth!
Bring the family, neighbors and friends, grab a picnic blanket and start the holiday season off with the women of the Lake Highlands Junior Women’s League!
Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting
December 1, 2019, 6-8pm @ Downtown Wylie
Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting –The Wylie Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting, brought by to you by Discover Wylie, The City of Wylie, Wylie Chamber of Commerce, and First Baptist Wylie. This night will include a Christmas Parade that will go through beautiful Historic Downtown Wylie, and a Tree Lighting in Olde City Park. You do not want to miss this holiday tradition, so come make our tradition your tradition.
Santa Paws – Pet Photos with Santa – Allen, TX
December 1, 2019 & December 8, 2019 from 5:00pm-8:00pm @ Watters Creek
Four-legged friends will have their own special time for photos with Santa. Dogs and cats must be leashed at all times or kept in an appropriate carrier while at Watters Creek.
Holiday Hunt for Santa’s Helpers
December 1, 2019 – December 24, 2019 @ Dallas Arboretum – Children’s Adventure Garden
As you explore the Children’s Adventure Garden, be on the lookout for Santa’s helpers. Take a picture with four (4) of Santa’s helpers and then bring your pictures to the Exploration Center to redeem a prize.
Lights at the Cove – Frisco, TX
December 1, 2019 – December 20, 2019 @ Hidden Cove Park and Marina – 20400 Hackberry Creek Park Road, Frisco, TX 75034
Come out to the beautiful Hidden Cove Park this December for an amazing drive-through Christmas lights experience. Enter through the tunnel of lights, see all of your favorite Christmas characters throughout the park, and enjoy fun for the whole family. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Boys and Girls Club. They are also taking unwrapped toy donations to benefit Sadie’s Sleigh. More info:
Letter Writing to Santa
December 2, 2019 – December 24, 2019, 9:00am – 5:00pm @ Dallas Arboretum – Exploration Center at Children’s Garden
Make sure Santa knows what you want for Christmas! Come to our letter-writing workshop to write your letter to Santa. You’ll receive special paper, pens, stickers; everything you would need to catch Santa’s attention. We may even have some of Santa’s helpers stop by with some inside tips! Monday- Fridays only.
Adults Only Night at the Zoo
December 5, 2019, 6-10pm @ Dallas Zoo
For one festive night only, guests age 21+ will have Dallas Zoo Lights all to themselves! ADULTS 21+ CAN ENJOY: Spiked cider & hot chocolate, Nature ornament decorating contest, S’mores & other tasty holiday treats, Animal encounters, Tons of incredible photo ops, Tour of the most “Instagram-able” spots at Dallas Zoo Lights, One million twinkling lights, and more!
Tickets are $19 in advance, $22 at the door, and FREE for Dallas Zoo Members.
Highland Park Village Christmas Lights Celebration
December 5, 2019, 4-8pm @ Highland Park Village
Experience the magic of the holidays at Highland Park Village’s Christmas Lights Celebration and Shopping Stroll on Thursday, December 5, from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM, featuring spectacular live performances, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, exclusive store promotions, and special activations with community charity partners. For one evening only, sip and shop under the lights at historic Highland Park Village, Dallas’ landmark shopping and dining destination, during extended hours until 8:00 PM.
Christmas on the Square Tree Lighting – Garland, TX
December 5, 2019, 5:30-8:30pm @ Downtown Garland
The 2019 Christmas on the Square Tree Lighting Ceremony kicks off Christmas on the Square with live holiday performances and the lighting of the official Christmas Tree on Thursday, Dec. 5. Ceremony starts at 5:30 p.m. So come early and carpool! The City of Garland strives to bring families together by spreading the joy of the holiday season.
Christmas in the Park – Murphy, TX
December 5, 2019, 5:30pm-8:00pm @ 206 N Murphy Road, Murphy
Small Town fun withe a sidewalk parade starting at 5:30 pm and tree lighting at 5:45 pm. You will find kid crafts/games, food and craft vendors, marshmallow roasting and holiday performances for the whole family!
Wizard of Oz Family Concert – Farmers Branch
December 5, 2019 – December 22, 2019 @ Firehouse Theatre
With dreams of escaping her mundane life, a cyclone hits and Dorothy and Toto are transported to the Land of Oz. Somewhere over the rainbow, Dorothy and Toto meet Glinda, the Munchkins, the Wicked Witch of the West, and three new friends, The Scarecrow, The Tinman, and The Lion. Along the way towards the Emerald City, the friends encounter a haunted forest, jitterbugs, and flying monkeys. In the end, we are reminded that “There’s No Place Like Home,” especially during the holidays.
Trees for Troops – Allen, TX
December 5, 2019 – December 6, 2019 @ Watters Creek
Watters Creek will join FedEx Freight and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation in honoring members of the US Armed Forces by providing 100 Christmas trees that will be distributed to service members and their families. Guests can participate by writing thank you notes that will be attached to the decorated trees at the Trees for Troops tent.
Brunch with Santa – Allen, TX
December 6, 2019, 10:00am – 12:00pm @ Bonnie Ruth’s Bistro, Allen
Enjoy Mrs. Claus’ Breakfast Buffet and holiday treats while Santa and Mrs. Claus visit and pose for photos with guests. Each child with a reservation will receive a holiday gift bag. Guests will also have an opportunity to sign a card that will be hung on one of Watters Creek’s Trees for Troops. Brunch is $10 for adults and $8 for children. Price of brunch includes drinks. Please call Bonnie Ruth’s at 214.383.6777 to make your reservation. Reservations are required and space is limited.
Christmas in the Village – Colleyville, TX
December 6, 2019, 4-9pm @ Colleyville Public LIbrary
Colleyville Christmas Tree Lighting event, putting together an Artisanal Holiday Market from 4pm to 9pm. Activities provided by the City of Colleyville will end at 8pm and include: carnival rides, games, prizes, pictures with Santa, music by local choral groups, horse drawn carriage rides, and more! More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2365965880283557/
Dickens in Downtown Plano
December 6, 2019, 5-9:30pm @ Haggard Park
Kick off the season with Plano’s holiday tradition. We’re bringing back all the favorites for this annual celebration, including free s’mores, a real snow slide, and ice wars, and adding a Victorian twist, complete with Scrooge, Victorian music and entertainment and free photos with a Victorian Santa. We’ll also have carolers from Plano Independent School District, a Trimmed Tree Trail, multiple food options and more than 50 artist in the Vendor Village. And don’t miss the Tree Lighting at 7pm!
Wylie Arts Festival
December 7, 2019, 9am-4pm – First Baptist Church Wylie
Shop more than 140 art, handmade craft, and unique vendors at the Wylie Arts Festival, Sat., Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., FBC Wylie Event Center, 200 N. Ballard Ave. in historic downtown Wylie. Admission and parking are free! Bring the family and enjoy festive fair food, a visit with Santa, and children’s activities.
Hometown Christmas – Rockwall, TX
December 7, 2019, 10-6pm @ Downtown Rockwall
Join us in downtown for a day filled with family friendly holiday festivities! More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/738912226543816/
Tree Lighting Celebration
December 7, 2019, 2-6pm @ Klyde Warren Park
Enjoy a family tradition at the Park’s annual Tree Lighting celebration on Saturday, December 7, from 2 – 6 PM.
This free event features a festive day of activities and entertainment, including photos with Santa and story time with Mrs. Claus, face painting, crafts, games and snow flurries! The day will culminate with a live show featuring performances of holiday music, visits from Santa’s friends Frosty and Rudolph, a performance by Downtown Fever Band and Klyde Warren Park’s annual tree lighting.
Merry Market & Festival – Richardson, TX
December 7, 2019, 12-7pm @ Cityline Richardson
There will be live music, hot chocolate, fun for the kids and an artisan market of about 20 local makers, artists and shop owners. Bring the family for a fun holiday event!
Creative Art Guild of Wylie will be on hand all day to help make festive crafts with the kids, and adults can get crafty too with the Modern Wreath Making Workshops. During these 30-minute workshops, guests will make an elegant, modern wreath out of live greenery on a slim brass hoop. The workshop is $24, and the classes will take place at 3, 4:30 and 6 p.m. Space is limited, so register soon before spots fill up.
6th Annual Sunset Santa 5k – Rowlett, TX
December 7, 2019, 3-5:30pm – Downtown Rowlett
Run or walk the 5K and then stay for Cocoa and Carolers sponsored by the City of Rowlett as part of their 12 Days of Christmas celebration. They’ll also have pictures with Santa. Race day registration will begin at 3:00pm and will close promptly at 4:00pm. The race will begin at 4:30pm.
Pancakes with Santa at the Sachse Fire Station
December 7, 2019, 8am-11am – 5805 Bryan St, Sachse
Annual Fundraiser – $5.00 donation includes all you can eat pancakes, a piece of sausage, drink and a photo with Santa! Tickets purchased at the door. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/566028730891361/
Christmas at the Garden – Rockwall, TX
December 7, 2019, 10-6pm @ Lavender Garden Rockwall
Kick off Christmas at the Garden this holiday season with our Winter Festival on Saturday, December 7th from 10 AM – 6 PM! Special Exhibit: COMMUNITY ROOTS CHRISTMAS FOREST: Uniquely decorated trees representing all the great businesses & people in this wonderful community! (all month long). There will also be Lavender Hot Cocoa, Christmas Punch & Festive Treats, Games & Prizes, Bounce House & Slid, Holiday Photos with Santa & Vendor Marke, Gingerbread Man Decorating, Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt &, Create Your Own Stocking (all month long) and Golf in the Garden, Paint & Pot and Tractor Rides.
Holiday Arts Bazaar – Mckinney, TX
December 7, 2019, 11-7 @ TUPPS Brewery
The Holiday Art Bazaar is a shopping event and party that will showcase the very best in handmade gifts, apparel, jewelry, home décor, accessories, art, pottery and more! Hand-picked artists, crafters and designers from near and far will all gather at the Holiday Art Bazaar for pure shopping fun. This year’s Art Bazaar will be held at TUPPS, a microbrewery at The Cotton Mill in McKinney, Texas. TUPPS has a large indoor/outdoor covered event space, bar, stage, games, food trucks and more.
Reliant Lights Your Holiday
December 7, 2019 , 5:30-8:30pm @ ATT PAC
Reliant lights up the holidays at the AT&T Performing Arts Center, so bring your entire family for an evening of holiday magic. We’ll be illuminating the Center’s campus with dazzling LED lights to celebrate the arrival of the holiday season! This FREE festival includes kids’ arts and crafts, a gigantic fireworks show and holiday concert featuring WAR, Mariachi Rosas Divinas & SANTA! More info: https://www.attpac.org/on-sale/2019/reliant-lights-your-holidays
Princeton Chamber Lighted Christmas Parade – Princeton, TX
December 7, 2019, 6 – 7:30pm
Get ready for Princeton’s 2nd Annual Lighted Christmas Parade! This year’s theme is “A Candyland Christmas”! The parade will begin promptly at 6:00 pm and will proceed WEST on Mable Street. All units will end their route at the PHS Stadium, with the exception of SANTA. SANTA will end at Veteran’s Park where the Annual Tree Lighting will take place.
Santa’s Village – Richardson, TX
December 7, 2019 – December 22, 2019 @ 411 W Arapaho Rd, Richardson, Texas 75080
Santa’s Village, a tiny town of 16 holiday dwellings on the north side of City Hall is a holiday tradition for families from Richardson and beyond. Each colorful building offers children a fun activity and even a visit with Santa Claus! Attendees can also enjoy live performances, holiday photo ops and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or a snack. Don’t miss free parking, FREE photos with Santa, musical performances, annual tree lighting ceremony.
Creative Corner: Oh What Fun – Dallas, TX
December 7, 2019 – December 22, 2019, 10am-2pm @ Dallas Arboretum – Exploration Center Children’s Garden
Warm up in our Exploration Center every weekend in December as you visit our Creative Corner. From preparing presents for your loved ones to decorating your cozy home, creating crafts is sure to spread some Christmas cheer so join us for a make and take every weekend until the next year! On Saturdays and Sundays only.
Holiday Bricktacular – Grapevine, TX
December 7, 2019 – December 24, 2019 @ Legoland Grapevine
Deck the halls with boughs of LEGO® brick at Holiday Bricktacular on December 7 through December 24. Festive fun awaits with these holiday activities:
- Santa Letters: Write a letter to Santa and send it to the North Pole by dropping it in the LEGO® mailbox.
- Holiday Quilt Big Build: Test your building skills by helping the LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Master Model Builder construct a LEGO® Holiday Quilt. Design your own LEGO® mosaics to complete a giant holiday masterpiece all out of LEGO bricks!
- Santa’s Bag has spilled through MINILAND: Find all the iconic toys from the wish lists of all the good little girls & boys for your chance to win an Ultimate Annual Pass!
- Meet and greets with LEGO Santa weekends from 11:00 am -4:00 pm
Holiday Magic, Wine & Magic with Trigg Watson – Dallas, TX
December 7, 2019, 7:00pm and 9:30pm, December 8, 2019, 6pm @ Checkered Past Winery (1409 S. Lamar, Suite 008, Dallas, TX 75215
VIP Tickets: $80 for four tickets + a complimentary appetizer for the table
Ticket URL: www.wineandmagicdallas.com
BLDWN Trunk Show and Toy Drive benefitting Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center.
December 7, 2019 from 6:00pm-9:00pm at Christopher Martin Gallery, 1533 Dragon Street, Dallas 75207
In the spirit of the holiday season bring any new and unwrapped toy to benefit Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center Holiday of Hope. There will be a live DJ, light bites & champagne, a toy drive, BLDWN trunk show & more.
Soothing Santa – Plano, TX
December 8, 2019 @ The Shops at Willow Bend
There will be sensory friendly games, a chance to meet and learn more about our sponsors and complimentary goodie bags for the kiddos! More details on package pricing if you wish to take photos with Santa –> https://www.shopwillowbend.com/event/Visit-With-Santa/2145532858/
Santa Cares – Dallas, TX
December 8, 2019, 8:00am-11:00am @ Galleria Dallas
An experience where families of children with special needs can experience a Santa experience with limited sensory distraction.
Registration required, link available soon
Pet Photos with Santa – Garland, TX
December 8, 2019, 6:30-8:30pm @ Firewheel Town Center
Sit. Stay. Say Cheese! Bring your furry friend for photos with Santa on Sunday, December 8th, from 6:30pm to 8pm! Photos will be available for purchase. For questions please contact the mall office at 972.675.1041.
Reserve your spot at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pet-photos-with-santa-tickets-78213595971.
Scuba Diving Santa – Grapevine, TX
December 10, 14 ,17, 21 at 11:30pm @ SEAlife Grapevine Aquarium
Experience a dive show like no other with a jolly red-suited diver, beard and all, along with his elf as they take the plunge in a magical dive show amongst the fish, sharks and stingrays in SEA LIFE Grapevine’s 160,000-gallon ocean tank. Pose for pictures and find out if Scuba Diving Santa thinks you’ve been naughty or nice. Scheduled dives occur at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays, December 10, 14, 17 and 21.
Pet Night with Santa
December 11, 2019, 6-10pm @ Galleria Dallas
Your furry friend can join you at these special photo opportunities with Santa. Advance registration not required. Free to attend, photo packages available for a fee. Note: recommended only for pets small enough to fit on Santa’s lap
Scrooge, The Musical – Plano, TX
December 12, 2019 – December 15, 2019 @ Courtyard Theatre
December 19 – December 22, 2019 @ Shops at Willow Bend
North Texas Performing Arts Repertory Theatre proudly announces its Christmas Tradition “Scrooge, The Musical,” a show by award-winning songwriter, Leslie Bricusse, creator of the musical versions of “Jekyll & Hyde” and “Willie Wonka”. Receiving four Academy Award nominations and five Golden Globe nominations in its movie version, “Scrooge” closely follows the plot of Charles Dickens’ acclaimed book, A Christmas Carol.
Tickets and more info: https://northtexasperformingarts.org/event/rep-scrooge/
Nightmare Before Chrismassacre PopUp
December 13, 2019, 4-9pm @ Horror Freak Bedford
Come and see 15 horrific vendors right before xmas! Spread your haunting and creepy cheer for all to hear! Deck the halls with boughs of intestines and brains! Get those last minute gifts for your ghoulfriends while you’re at it. Horror Freak will be selling exclusive Friday the 13th shirts and having a sale as well. Fort Witch will have a tarot station as well as running a sale!
Holidays at the Heard Museum – Mckinney, TX
December 13, 2019 & December 14, 2019 6:30pm – 9pm
Holidays at the Heard brings the beauty of the holiday season into nature. Bundle up and experience the most unique holiday event in North Texas! Guests will see lights and holiday décor along a half mile Heard nature trail. In keeping with the Heard’s role as a nature preserve, this light display is designed to enhance, rather than overpower, the sanctuary’s natural beauty. Also, you’ll get to travel back in time to experience 10 life-size dinosaurs along a nature trail. Children and the young at heart will enjoy the opportunity to take a photo with Father Christmas and Mother Nature in a festive setting
The Nutcracker – Fort Worth, TX
December 13, 2019 – December 29, 2019 @ Bass Hall
Experience the most magical Christmas tradition of the season as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince battle and army of mice and travel through a winter wonderland to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Kingdom of Sweets. Exquisite costumes and dazzling choreography will transport you to a world where dreams do come true.
Stories with Santa – Plano, TX
December 14, 2019, 10-12pm @ Legacy Hall
Bring your whole family to Legacy Hall to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year! At 10am and 11am, bundle up in the Box Garden to see Santa Claus read a Christmas tale to all the good girls and boys. 🎅🏼 Then, write Santa a letter with all your holiday wishes at our Letters to Santa Station. We hope they all come true!
At SusieCakes’ Cookie Decorating Station, you’ll be able to purchase a kit to decorate your very own sweet treat to pair with a warm cup of naughty or nice holiday cheer. ☕️ You can even jump into our ❄️ LIFE-SIZE snow globe ❄️to take a crazy cool group photo. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stories-with-santa-at-legacy-hall-tickets-80301386609
Breakfast with Santa – Richardson, TX
December 14, 2019, 8:30am – 3pm @ Communion Neighborhood Cooperative
‘Tis the season to enjoy with family and friends! Join us this December for a morning filled with fun for the whole family. Breakfast with Santa will be sure to delight all who attend! Face painting and story time with Santa along with a digital picture will complete the perfect holiday activity this December!
Event sold out last year. Reservations Recommended. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/breakfast-with-santa-at-communion-neighborhood-cooperative-tickets
Once reservation is complete you will be contacted by our event coordinator to confirm your attendance. Advance payment not required.
Christmas in Adriatica Village – Mckinney, TX
December 14, 2019, 12-4pm
Christmas in Adriatica Village and Toy Drive benefiting Boy’s & Girl’s Club of America! Stroll through the most beautiful European style village in the heart of McKinney, Texas and attend a magical event, for the entire family! Cookie decorating, toy drive, shopping, Photos with Santa, live music and so much more!
Mistletoe Market – Plano, TX
December 15, 2019, 11am-5pm @ Downtown Plano Arts District
Stuff your stockings at the Mistletoe Market in Downtown Plano! On Sunday, December 15 from 11-5 PM the shops and restaurants in Historic Downtown will have special offers and promos to help you cross those last-minute items off your list. Bring the whole family to the arts district for the Grinch themed festivities! Hot cocoa and mimosas will be served.
Santa’s Workshop – Garland, TX
December 15, 2019, 12-5 @ Obstacle Warrior Kids
1.5 hours of Christmas Fun. Your tickets include christmas cookie decorating, ornament making, visit with Santa’s LIVE reindeer, storytime with Mrs. Claus, photo with Santa and 30 minutes of fun Christmas games and obstacles. Space is limited.
Legacy Hall’iday Movie Series: How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Plano, TX
December 18, 2019, 7-9pm @ Legacy Hall
Get into the holiday spirit with a free screening of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Cozy up in the Box Garden with some Hot Buttered Fun (or Hot Buttered Rum if you’re feeling naughty!) and enjoy the film on our BIG 24ft LED screen. Pass around a plate of warm loaded tots from Carlton Provisions to make everyone’s hearts grow three sizes 💗
Elf Screening – Dallas, TX
December 20, 2019, 7pm @ The Majestic
The Texas Theatre and the Majestic Theatre are teaming up to present a 5 Part Holiday movie Series This December! https://www.prekindle.com/event/84711-elf-screening-at-the-majestic-dallas
The Nutty Nutcracker – Fort Worth, TX
December 20, 2019, 8pm @ Bass Hall
This is not your ordinary Nutcracker! Back for one night only, you will revel in this nutty take on the holiday classic. From current events and pop culture, hilarious new characters join Clara to turn the traditional tale on its head. You never know who will make an appearance, so get ready for a magical evening of side-splitting laughs
The Nutty Nutcracker is recommended for ages 13+. May not be suitable for all ages.
Holiday Cocktail Crawl at Trinity Groves – Dallas, TX
December 21, 2019, 6-10pm
21+ event – It’s the most wonderful time of the year and we’re ready to get you in the holiday spirit with our best “holiday spirits!” Join Trinity Groves for our first annual Holiday Cocktail Crawl on Saturday, December 21 from 6-10pm where each participating restaurant will feature a unique holiday cocktail. Think peppermint, mocha, cinnamon, white chocolate, and more delicious flavors in our holiday cocktail creations! Wear your favorite ugly holiday sweaters, grab your friends and family and come celebrate the holiday season with us!
Entry tickets are $5. We recommend you buy your tickets now. We have a limited capacity and expect to sell out! Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/974171346295050/
Tech the Halls – Dallas, TX
December 21, 2019 – January 6, 2020 @ Perot Musuem
After undergoing a major transformation made possible by the Texas Instruments Foundation, the Perot Museum’s popular Texas Instruments Engineering and Innovation Hall now boasts a 4,500-square-foot play space for tots, teens and techies of all ages to tinker. Newly unveiled exhibits (presented in English and Spanish) include a 1,400-square-foot ChallENGe Lab (where visitors can engage in 20-minute themed engineering challenges involving lunar craft “egg drop” moon landings and more); 23-foot “Amazing Airways” wind-tunnels that will wow children (and the young at heart); hands-on robot and circuit stations; and a massive music coding sequencer that activates a melodic LED display as guests create songs.
Mommy & Me – Candyland and Gingerbread Men Christmas Party – Carrollton, TX
December 23, 2019, 8-11:30am @ Sunny Street Cafe Carrollton
Candyland & Gingerbread Men Christmas Party for their December Mommy & Me Event. Come get in the Christmas spirit with your little ones. Enjoy the $1 Dino Pancakes & Toppings Bar – along with some games, crafts & Christmas treats.