COWBOYS CHRISTMAS AT THE STAR (Now - Dec 24)
Celebrate the holidays at The Star! Cowboys Christmas at The Star gives fans an opportunity to enjoy free family-friendly events throughout the holiday season including the official Christmas tree lighting, performances from your favorite Dallas Cowboys entertainment, and more.
Photos with Santa: November 18 – December 24Take your photo with Santa inside his Dallas Cowboys cottage. Santa is available for appointments November 18th through December 24th.
Christmas Tree Lighting: November 24 at 6pmThe first annual lighting of The Star’s 52-foot Christmas tree, located on Tostitos Championship Plaza, will take place on Friday, November 24th at 6pm. The tree lighting is a free event that will kick off the Cowboys Christmas Spectacular.
Cowboys Christmas Spectacular: Every Friday and Saturday Night, November 24 – December 22The Cowboys Christmas Spectacular is a weekly holiday performance showcasing the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Drumline, appearances by Santa and more. The Cowboys Christmas Spectacular will take place on Tostitos Championship Plaza at The Star every Friday and Saturday at 6pm. Admission and parking are free.
Texas Motor Speedway Gift Of Lights (Nov. 21, 2016)
- Texas Motor Speedway once again becomes the home of one of the largest holiday light displays in the state as the world-renowned motorsports facility opens its gates for the "Gift of Lights" drive-through holiday lighting spectacular.
Beginning Thanksgiving Day through Dec. 30, families can enjoy the two-mile drive of light displays throughout the speedway. The display will be open every day during those dates, including Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, from 6-10 p.m. CT.
Prairie Lights ( Nov. 23- Jan 1)
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, the brand-new indoor Snow Maze, 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!https://prairielights.org
The Gaylord Texan (Nov. 10 - Jan 1)
The Gaylord Texan has everything from Ice Sculptures, Glacier Glide Ice Skating, Snow Tubing, Christmas Lights, Santa and a build a bear workshop just to name a few. You can spend days there exploring all the Christmas excitement. https://www.marriott.com/gaylord-hotels/gaylord-texan-lone-star-christmas-dallas-grapevine.mi
Christmas In The Stockyards (Dec 1 - Dec 21)
The Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District will host its annual Christmas in the Stockyards Presented by Wells Fargo on Saturday, December 2nd from 11:00 am to 5 pm. The event will be on the lawns of the Historical Livestock Exchange Building, inside Stockyards Station and along East Exchange Avenue. This is a holiday event centered on western heritage activities that the entire family can enjoy. Event will go on rain or shine!http://stockyardsstation.com/events/christmas-in-the-stockyards/
Holiday Wonder (Nov. 21-Jan. 7)
Holiday Wonder is located in Fair Park during the Christmas Season. There are more than 2 million lights and a 50 ft tall Christmas tree, food and live performances. $12-$20. 5:30-10 p.m. Monday-Friday, 3-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.www.holidaywonder.com.
Enchant (Nov. 24-Dec. 31)
Enchant is the world's largest Christmas light maze with a market. It's located next to Globe Life Park in Arlington. Attractions include mazes, ice skating rink, 2 acres of Christmas lights. Admission is: $21.95-$29.95. VIP: $76.95-84.95 https://enchantchristmas.com/gallery/
Highland Park Horse Carriage Rides
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Touring the beautiful lights and homes of Highland Park has been a grand tradition of the holiday season for many years. The leisurely pace of a horse-drawn carriage ride allows you to see and appreciate the beauty of the homes and lights of Highland Park at this joyous time of the year. See website for pricing . https://www.brazoscarriage.com/christmas.html
Holiday In The Park At Six Flags Over Texas
Holiday in the Park is back for select days from November 17-January 7 at Six Flags Over Texas. It's the most magical time of the year filled with enchanting experiences that will help create those special family fun outings again and again. Our breathtaking winter wonderland features a variety of delightful and interactive activities to help capture the holiday spirit.
Vitruvian Park (Now - Jan 1)
Vitruvian Park is transformed into a dazzling and magical holiday wonderland during Vitruvian Lights, when over 1.5 million sparkling LED lights are wrapped around more than 550 trees. On Friday, November 24, 2017, the lights will be turned on during a spectacular lighting ceremony as Town of Addison Mayor Joe Chow flips the switch at 6 p.m. Guests can enjoy live music by the Jordan Kahn Orchestra, FREE photos with Santa, an elf balloon artist, gourmet food trucks, delicious desserts and retail booths for gift browsing. Once the switch is flipped, the lights remain on every evening through January 1, 2018.http://www.vitruvianpark.com/events/event-calendar/
The Modern Lights (Nov. 24-Jan. 6)
The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth is celebrating its 125th anniversary by lightening up the museum during the Christmas Season. Children under 12 are free! Admission is $4-$10. www.themodern.org.