Your guide to enjoying the holidays around town! From tree lightings and parades to indoor sledding and shows, there's so much festive fun happening around DFW. Check out these ongoing events & one-off happenings below to get in the holiday spirit!

Updated November 2022



Ongoing DFW Holiday Events


Holiday at the Dallas Arboretum

One million lights, 50 foot tree, European market, holiday tea

November 10th to December 31st


Trains at NorthPark

1,600 feet of train track on a journey across America

November 12th to January 6th


Love Beyond Christmas & Angel Tree

Salvation Army educational gallery wall, Red Kettles, and Angel Tree tags available.

November 14th to December 2nd


Dallas Zoo Lights

Drive-thru one million+ lights, holiday displays, animal lanterns and village

November 17th to December 1st


Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza

20 minute light show at The Star's 67-foot tree with appearances from Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders, mascots and heroes

November 18th to December 17th



One-mile-long path with suspended strands and tunnels of light, artistic installations, s'mores and hot chocolates.

November 18th to January 8th


Enchant Dallas

Trees, ice skating, Santa photos, vendors and live music

November 26th to January 3rd


Holiday Nights on Knox Street

Twinkling lights, live music, sips, and holiday shopping weekly on Thursdays.

December 1st to December 22nd


Christmas Wine Train

An evening ride on the Grapevine Christmas Railroad with savory bites, a delicious dessert, and two complimentary glasses of Texas wine!

December 1st, 8th, & 15th




11/20 Lights at Legacy | Plano
11/21 Carol of Lights | Grapevine
11/22 Holiday Lights Walk | Grapevine
11/23 Dallasites101 Drinksgiving | Henderson
11/25 10 Years of Vitruvian Lights: A Magical Night of Lights | Addison
11/25 & 11/26 Grand Tree Lighting Celebration | Galleria Dallas
11/25-11/27 Home for the Holidays | McKinney
11/25-11/27 Christmas on the Farm | Aubrey
11/28 SMU Celebration of Lights | University Park
11/29 Tree Lighting | Casa Linda
12/1 43rd Annual Parade of Lights | Grapevine
12/2 Holiday Lighting Festival | Denton
12/3 Christmas at Firewheel | Garland
12/3 Tree Lighting | Klyde Warren Park
12/3 Reliant Lights Your Holidays | Downtown
12/3 Holiday in the Park & Parade of Lights | The Colony
12/3 Reindeer Run, Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting | Flower Mound
12/3 Holidays at Heritage Parade & Tree Lighting | Irving
12/10 Dallasites101 6th Annual Naughty or Nice Bar Crawl | Greenville