Looking for the best spots to view Christmas lights or wanting to start a new family tradition?! We’ve rounded up 10 over-the-top light experiences for you to visit in DFW, featuring Dallas Zoo Lights Presented by Reliant Energy! Grab your Santa hat and camera, and get ready to get merry and bright!

Updated November 2023



Dallas Zoo Lights

dallas zoo lights

Bundle up & get ready for one of our favorite traditions of the year! Dallas Zoo Lights presented by Reliant returns this year bigger and brighter than ever! The Dallas Zoo has transformed into a twinkling wonderland with over 2 million holiday lights! Immerse yourself in the magic of the season with spiked cocoa, Santa’s village, live music, light shows, and more at the Dallas Zoo!

Price: Starting at $19 per adult; $15 per child

Date: November 17th to January 2nd

South Dallas | Directions


Holiday at the Dallas Arboretum

One million lights, a 50-foot tree animated with over 42,000 lights, a Christmas village, holiday tea, and more!

Price: $20 per adult; $12 per child; $16 per senior

Date: November 10th to December 31st

White Rock | Directions


The Light Park

An exciting drive-through light show where you can eat, drink, and watch millions of Christmas lights, and listen to all of the festive music!

Price: Starting at $29

Date: November 16th to January 1st

Arlington | Directions



Walk a one-mile-long path with tunnels of light, a fire garden, singing trees, treetop sculptures, and artistic installations, while toasting marshmallows over a fire and drinking hot chocolate and other seasonal drinks at stations along the trail!

Price: $18 per adult; $12 per child

Date: November 17th to January 1st

Fort Worth | Directions


Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza

The Star Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza

Enjoy a 20-minute light show at The Star's 67-foot LED tree with appearances from Dallas Cowboys cheerleaders, performances, mascots, and a special appearance by Santa Claus!

Price: Free

Date: November 18th to December 16th

Frisco | Directions


Vitruvian Lights

Walk and wind through the 19-acre park where millions of lights are wrapped around more than 500 trees! Enjoy performances, food trucks, vendors, free photos with Santa, holiday characters, an elf balloon artist, live reindeer for fantastic holiday photos, and more!

Price: Free

Date: November 18th to January 1st

Addison | Directions


Christmas in the Square

The largest choreographed holiday lights and music show in North Texas featuring over 180,000 lights, and 200 dancing snowflakes! Enjoy an outdoor ice skating rink, visits with Santa, horse carriage rides, and more!

Price: Free

Date: November 18th to January 8th

Frisco | Directions


Prairie Lights

Prairie Lights

Prairie Lights will feature a holiday village, a magical walk-thru forest, carnival rides, photos with Santa, holiday shopping, and more!

Price: Staring at $50

Date: November 23rd to December 31st

Grand Prairie | Directions


Gift of Lights

A two-mile-long track at Texas Motor Speedway featuring more than three million lights and a pre-made holiday music playlist to accompany the light show!

Price: Starting at $35

Date: November 23rd to January 7th

Fort Worth | Directions


Lights on the Farm

This family-friendly event features a quarter-mile trail through the historic Heritage Farmstead Museum, showcasing over 1.5 million lights and animated displays! Enjoy photo ops, hot chocolate, a visit with Santa, s'mores and so much more!

Price: $12 per adult; $7 per child; $10 per senior and military

Date: November 24th to December 30th

Plano | Directions


The Colony Christmas Spectacular

The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show is choreographed to music and can be seen every evening! Tune your radio to 99.9FM to enjoy the music!

Price: Free

Date: December 2nd to January 7th

The Colony | Directions