Master Guide to Holiday Fun in Dallas, TX
The holiday season around Dallas is filled with family fun as we prepare to celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's! Here is your master guide to the holidays including events, concerts, activities, Christmas tree farms, and more!
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North Texas Performing Arts
Get into the holiday spirit with a little theatre magic! NTPA Community Theatre returns with its annual Christmas Tradition, “Scrooge, The Musical,” based on Charles Dickens’ acclaimed book, A Christmas Carol. With over 100 performances, this Plano holiday tradition features a fast-paced and fun full-length live musical production, pre-show Christmas carols, surprise visits from Santa and tons of special holiday fun! This annual show been critically acclaimed and plays annually to sell-out crowds. The Dallas Morning News called the production “brilliant … robust and passionate” and it regularly tops “Must See” event lists for the Christmas Season.
Grapevine’s Merry & Bright Christmas Drone Show
Join us for Grapevine’s Merry & Bright Christmas Drone Show, presented by Harvest Hall & Hotel Vin, happening Saturday, December 3 and 17 at 8:00 pm. Take the Christmas Capital of Texas® to new heights and watch our fleet of 160 drones create Christmas magic in the sky over Main Street in front of Peace Plaza (815 S. Main St.).
Christmas Tree Farms
Here's our big list of farms where you can choose or cut your own Christmas tree in Dallas.
Subscriptions Boxes: Gifts That Keep on Giving
Send thoughtful choices to the ones you love near and far, and plan some excellent expected surprises for your own family in the months to come. KidsOutAndAbout has put together of some of our favorite choices with a range for all different ages and interests.
Where can your kids visit with Santa? At plenty of places around our area! We also show you Breakfasts with Santa (and sometimes, Breakfast with the Grinch!). (Get your tickets early, because those Breakfasts with Santa tend to sell out early.)
FREE Holiday Events
You think you can't get anything free anymore? Nonsense! Here are a bunch of free holiday events (listed day by day) coming up in our area.
Hanukkah begins in the evening of December 18, 2022 and ends December 26, 2022.
Kwanzaa is celebrated December 26-January 1 each year.
Lightbulb Day is celebrated on the Winter Solstice, on or about December 21.
Holiday concerts and performances
There are lots of special concerts and shows... and some of them are free!