It’s all about celebrating the holiday season this weekend in DFW. From your favorite holiday musicals to magical lights, you’ll be filled with joy and the holiday spirit just about anywhere you go.
Thursday, Dec. 4:
Cowboys at Bears: In week 14, the ‘boys will play a Thursday night game away against the Chicago Bears at 7:25pm. We’re 8 and 4 this season thus far, so grab your friends, your jersey, and a seat around the nearest TV.
Dallas Arboretum 12 Days of Christmas: Celebrate the holidays like never before with an exhibit featuring a collection of 25-foot Victorian gazebos each telling the story of one of the 12 days from the beloved Christmas carol. The exhibit runs through January 4.
The Trains at NorthPark: The holiday favorite is back for its 27th year and its 16th at NorthPark. This wonderful tradition features model trains and famous U.S. landmarks on more than 1,600 feet of tracks. You can get in on the fun of this display through January 4.
Friday, Dec. 5:
Dickens in Historic Downtown Plano: Enjoy an evening of shopping, food, music, carolers, the tree lighting and more.
Light Up Lakewood: Get in on some family-friendly fun at the shops at Lakewood where you can take pictures with Santa, have your face painted, enjoy a petting zoo, and hear performances by Woodrow Variations Choir and Restoration Blues.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical: The musical rendition of this classic holiday film will be performed at Bass Performance Hall through Sunday and then move to the Majestic Theater for shows through next week.
The Nutcracker: This show is the ultimate in holiday traditions for adults and children alike. Texas Ballet Theater will present their rendition at the Winspear Opera House through Sunday and then at Bass Performance Hall through next week.
Saturday, Dec. 6:
Dallas Children’s Healthy Holiday Parade: We are proud to once again be a sponsor of the annual parade, which begins at 10 a.m., through the streets of downtown Dallas! This free, fun-filled parade offers a great time for all.
Celebrate the Holidays at Klyde Warren Park: Get your free picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, plus enjoy holiday music, children’s activities, the tree lighting and more.
Highland Park Village Lights: Enjoy face painters, balloon artists, music, hot chocolate, and take part in a toy drive benefiting the S.M. Wright Foundation’s Christmas in the Park. All of the activities are free and, in case you were wondering, the lights at HP Village will be illuminated until February 14.
One Arts Holiday: Don your most festive holiday attire for this party featuring local fare from Proof + Pantry, Tei-An, and Jorge’s Tex Mex. The event is free, open to the public, and will feature live music.