Christmas 2015

Christmas in DFW – Best Holiday Celebrations Near Dallas 2015

Christmas 2015

Need a fun activity to get in the Christmas spirit? There are so many different (and usually free) events to attend this time of year. Below is a list of the top holiday celebrations and festivals in or near Dallas for 2015.




Happening This weekend:

  1. Children’s Health Christmas Parade – December 5. Pre-parade activities begin at 8am. More info.
  2. Celebrate the Holidays at Klyde Warren Park – December 5 from 12pm – 6pm. More info.
  3. Reliant Light Your Holidays – December 5. Festivities start at 5:30pm. More info.
  4.  Farmer’s Branch Christmas Tree Lighting – Saturday, December 5, 2015. Free Admission. Gates open at 6:30 pm. More info.
  5. Holiday Delights at Fair Park – Thursday, December 3-5. More info.


Happening All Season Long:

  1. Downtown Wonderland – takes place in downtown Dallas at Main Street Garden Park, every weekend with family-friendly events and concerts. Now through December 31. More info. 
  2. 12 days of Christmas at the Dallas Arboretum through January 3. Admission to the park is $20 for Adults, $10 for children and $15 for seniors. Admission is discounted for members. More info.
  3. Vitruvian Lights in Addison host live concerts every Saturday until January 1. Admission and parking is free. This event features free photos with Santa. More info.
  4. Farmer’s Branch Christmas Tour of Lights. A free drive thru light tour through Farmer’s Branch. The driving tour begins at i35 and Valley View and ends in the Farmer’s Branch Historical Park each night from 6:30-9:30pm. Event dates: November 27 – December 30; Closed December 5 & 25. More info.
  5. Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas, runs through January 3. Ride roller coasters, sit on Santa’s lap, enjoy holiday shows, sled down a snow hill and enjoy over 1 million twinkling lights. Tickets are $48.99/person online, $62.99 at the gate, free with Season Pass. More info.
  6. Texas Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway is a drive thru park with over 600 LED light displays. Open daily through New Years Eve. Admission is $25 per vehicle. Save $5 by dropping off a toy at the Toys for Tots Donation Center at the gate. Check their Facebook page for daily admission deals! More info.
  7. Prairie Lights is a 2 mile stretch of over 4 million lights located in Grand Prairie. Admission is $20 per vehicle Monday through Thursday and $35 per vehicle Friday – Sunday and on holidays. This park is open daily through January 3. More info.
  8. Frisco’s Christmas in the Square takes place through January 2. Check out their website for a list of this year’s daily activities. Admission is free, certain activities not included. More Info.
  9. Deerfield Christmas Lights Tour located in Plano, this community prides itself on being the best lit neighborhood in North Texas. Drive through, take a carriage ride or a Segway tour any night of the week from December 1 – December 30! More info.
  10. Lonestar Christmas at the Gaylord Texan continues through January 3 with 2 million plus twinkling lights, the ICE exhibit, snow tubing and more. More info.

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