Make your plans to visit historic Downtown McKinney during their Home for the Holidays festival, happening November 24th through the 26th! Head up North to enjoy festive decor, family friendly activities, live music, and more in the most charming downtown area!

Updated November 2023


McKinney Home For The Holidays

You’re invited to kick off the holiday season at Home for the Holidays… a Downtown McKinney holiday special! The 166-year-old stunning Historic Downtown McKinney is bringing on the holiday cheer with 14 blocks of festive decor, live music, delicious food, and so many fun things to do with the whole family from visits with Santa, arts + crafts and so much more!

The festivities are taking place on November 24th 25th from 10:30am to 9 pm and November 26th from noon to 5pm!


Home for the Holidays McKinney Christmas



📝 Letters to Santa

🎄 Children’s crafts

🎅 Visits with Santa

🎠 Ferris wheel + carousel

🍽️ Food vendors

🐐 Petting zoo

📸 Photo ops

✨ And more!


Downtown McKinney

Downtown McKinney is one of our favorite day trip destinations. Home to 150 shops and 20+ restaurants, this charming town has it all. Stroll through the square and explore the boutiques ranging from home to apparel and everything in between. They also have a booming culinary scene with delicious spots to grab breakfast, lunch, or dinner!