101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Dallas - 2019 | Kids Out and About Dallas

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Dallas - 2019

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Santa Sightings

Nov 16- Dec 24 Santa's Winter Woods- Fairview Town Center
Nov 23 Our Village Glows- The Shops at Highland Village
Nov 24 Lights at Legacy- The Shops at Legacy
Nov 29- Dec 1 Home for the Holidays...A McKinney Christmas
Nov 30, Dec 7-8 Paint With Santa- Color Me Mine Highland Village
Nov 30, Dec 7, 14 Santa Claus is Coming- Dallas Farmers Market
Dec 1 and 15 Santa Brunch- American Girl- Galleria Dallas
Dec 2 Annual Tree Lighting- Corinth City Hall
Dec 5 Christmas on the Square in Garland
Dec 6 Annual Christmas Tree Lighting in Allen
Dec 7 Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony- Flower Mound
Dec 7 Dallas Holiday Parade- Downtown Dallas
Dec 7 Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting- Town Center Plaza in Coppell
Dec 7 Santa On The Square- Historic Downtown Carrollton
Dec 8 Soothing Santa- The Shops at Willow Bend
Dec 8 Allen Rotary Christmas Parade
Dec 13 Friday Night Out “Holiday Extravaganza”- WOGA Plano
Dec 14 Breakfast with Santa in Flower Mound
Dec 14 North Pole- Joe Farmer Recreation Center
Dec 14 Christmas at the Ranch- Doubletree Ranch Park
Dec 20 Swim with SantaDon Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Dec 21 Drop & Shop Holiday Skate- Allen Community Ice Rink


Old-Time Christmas

Nov 30 Olde Tyme Christmas & Hayride- Sunset Hill Tree Farm
Dec 6 An Old-Fashioned Christmas- A.W. Perry Homestead Museum
Dec 6 Dickens in Historic Downtown Plano
Dec 13 Fun on the Farm Preschool Program: Cookies with SantaHeritage Farmstead Museum


Light Displays

Nov 9- Dec 31 Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, featuring The 12 Days of Christmas
Nov 15- Jan 5 Dallas Zoo Lights Presented by Reliant
Nov 23- Jan 5 (select days) Lone Star Lights- Six Flags
Nov 23- Jan 1 Hillside Village Lights- Cedar Hill
Nov 30- Jan1 Vitruvian Lights- Vitruvian Park in Addison


Living Nativities

Dec 6-8 and 13-15 Bethlehem Revisited- Central Presbyterian Church- Waxahachie
Dec 11 Live Nativity- Creekwood United Methodist Church- Allen
Dec 13-14 Journey into Christmas- Grace Bible Church- Dallas
Dec 14 Live Nativity- Lamb of God Lutheran Church- Flower Mound


Holiday Theatre

Nov 22- Dec 29 A Christmas Carol- Dallas Theater Center
Nov 29- Dec 8 The Nutcracker- Windspear Opera Hall
Nov 30- Dec 22 Winter WonderlandGeppetto's Marionette Theater
Dec 5-22 Black Nativity; the Musical- Bishop Arts Theatre Center
Dec 6-21 A Christmas Story- The Art Centre Theatre
Dec 11 A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage- The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory 
Dec 14 An Evening With Chevy Chase + Screening of Christmas Vacation- The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory 
Dec 15 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer- AT&T Performing Arts Center
Dec 29 The Elf On The Shelf: A Christmas Musical- Majestic Theatre


Holiday Concerts

Nov 19 Drumline Live Holiday Spectacular- AT&T Performing Arts Center
Dec 6-15  Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops
Dec 8 Disney Junior Holiday Party On Tour- The Theatre at Grand Prairie
Dec 8 Brookhaven Bell Choir Concert- Carrollton Senior Center
Dec 9 Rocky Mountain Christmas- A John Denver Holiday Tribute- Dallas Symphony
Dec 17 Fiesta Navidad!- Mariachi Los Camperos In Concert With The DSO
Dec 19 Organ & Brass Christmas- Dallas Symphony
Dec 21 Trans-Siberian Orchestra- American Airlines Center
Dec 29 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis- The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory 


Christmas Tree Experience

  4 CeeSons Christmas Tree Farm- Caddo Mills
  Elves Farm- Denison
  Flower Mound Christmas Trees
  Haynie’s Green Acres Christmas Tree Farm- Crowley
  Kadee Farm- Greenville
  KaJiN Farm- Caddo Mills
  Lone Star Pines- Terrell
  MCNEW Star M Plantation- Quinlan
  Sunset Hill Tree Farm- Alvarado
  The Lazy K- Godley
  Walls Family Farm- Terrell
  Wintergreen Christmas Tree Farm- Van Alstyne
  Yesterland Farm- Canton


Ice Skating

  Allen Community Ice Rink
  Frisco Square
  Galleria Dallas Ice Skating Center
  Children's Health StarCenter- Farmers Branch
  Comerica Center- Frisco
  Children's Health StarCenter-McKinney
  Children's Health StarCenter- Plano
  Children's Health StarCenter- Richardson
  Children's Health StarCenter- Valley Ranch



Dec 8  Hanukkah Hoopla- JCC Dallas
Dec 22  Chanukah Celebration- Frisco City Hall


Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 23-24 Plano Christmas Market- Carpenter Park Recreation Center
Dec 7 Wylie Arts Festival- First Baptist Church Event Center
Dec 14 Hometown Christmas Craft Show-Midlothian Conference Center


New Year's Eve

Dec 31 Noon Year's Eve Party- The Colony Public Library
Dec 31 Noon Year’s Eve Countdown- Roy & Helen Hall Memorial Library
Dec 31 Reunion Tower OVER THE TOP NYE 2019



Nov 16 - Jan 5 The Trains at NorthPark™
Nov 18, 26-27, Dec 19-20 Holiday Tea- American Girl- Galleria Dallas
Nov 22- Dec 21 Christmas Spectacular Presented by Albertsons and Tom Thumb- The Star
Nov 23- Jan 5 (select days) Holiday in the Park- Six Flags
Dec 2 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony- Heritage Park-Midlothian
Dec 7 Annual Hometown Holiday Parade- DeSoto
Dec 7 Holiday Show and Tree Lighting- Klyde Warren Park
Dec 7 Hometown Christmas- Downtown Rockwall
Dec 7 Rudolph Run 5K & Donner Dash- Downtown Allen
Dec 7 Old Town Holiday Stroll and Huffines Auto Dealerships Lewisville Christmas Parade
Dec 7 6th Annual Sunset Santa- Rowlett
Dec 7 Richardson’s 47th Annual Christmas Parade
Dec 7 Prosper Christmas Festival
Dec 14 Christmas In Adriatica Village & Toy Drive
Dec 15 Gingerbread House Decorating- Flower Mound CAC
Dec 15 Holidays on Ice Show- Allen Event Center
 Dec 21 Santa Hat Hike- Ray Roberts Lake State Park Johnson Branch


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