December Events


Addison: Vitruvian Lights.Walk through a 12-acre park with millions of sparkling LED lights wrapped around more than 200 trees, creating a magical holiday wonderland.
Vitruvian Park ADDISON, Texas
When: December 4-26
Phone: 800/233-4766


Dallas: “Miracle on 34th Street” Recommended for children ages 6 and older. Presented by Dallas Children’s Theatre.
Where: Rosewood Center for Family Arts DALLAS, Texas
November 20-December 20
Phone: 214-740-0051


Arlington: Texas Christkindl Market. Enchanting outdoor family market is held in the tradition of those found throughout Germany during the Christmas season. Find handmade gifts, unique ornaments, rare European fabrics, German foods, Gluhwein and German beers. Also enjoy live music and performances, a children’s petting zoo and other family activities.
Where: Globe Life Park ARLINGTON, Texas. The entrance of the Texas Christkindl Market is located at the intersection of Nolan Ryan Parkway and Road to Six Flags Dr.
November 27-December 23
Phone: 972-726-4377


Fort Worth: “The Nutcracker” You haven’t seen “The Nutcracker” until you’ve experienced Ben Stevenson’s spectacular sojourn to the Kingdom of Sweets.
Where: Bass Performance Hall FORT WORTH, Texas
When: December 2-27
Phone: 817/212-4280


Denton: Holiday Lighting Festival: Capture the true spirit of small-town America in this holiday celebration including live and local music, food, family fun, cheer and traditions.
Where: Courthouse Square DENTON, Texas
December 4
Phone: 940/382-7895


Fort Worth: Christmas in the Stockyards. Includes a Christmas tree lighting, holiday parade, Cowboy Santa, pony rides, chicken roping, petting zoo, caroling and the Fort Worth Herd Cow Camp from 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Where: Stockyards Historical District FORT WORTH, Texas
December 5
: 817/625-9715


McKinney: Holiday Tour of Homes. The public is invited to tour the homes at Chestnut Square Historic Village as well as local, privately owned homes, all decorated in their holiday finery.
Where: Chestnut Square Historic Village and other locations. MCKINNEY, Texas
December 5-6
Phone: 972-562-8790


Grand Prairie: Farmers Market and Holiday Gift Market. Browse holiday gifts, candles, soaps, tamales and more. Hours are 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Market Square is located at 120 W. Main St. on the corners of NW 2nd and W. Main streets in downtown, Grand Prairie.  Market Square GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas
December 5, 12, 19
Phone: 972/237-4599


Cowtown Indie Bazaar: North Texas MADE announces their holiday show. Cowtown Indie Bazaar will feature handcrafted goods from indie makers from all across North Texas. Find handmade jewelry, home goods, children’s items, unique clothing, accessories, bath & body products, original artwork, eco-friendly items and more. Family friendly, free to attend, indoors and climate controlled. Pay to park. First 40 attendees will receive a complimentary swag bag filled with handmade items. The event will include photo ops with Santa, photo booth, and cash bar.

Location: Will Rogers Memorial Complex – Amon Carter Exhibits Hall. 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Fort Worth.
When: Saturday December 12, 2015
Time: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Price: Free Admission


Mesquite Symphony Orchestra Concert. Holiday ConcertThis year we are pleased to be able to bring you two concerts:  A special matinee for families and children at 5:00 p.m. that will let your kids get to bed early, and our regular concert at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Mesquite Arts Center Concert Hall MESQUITE, Texas
December 19
Phone: 972-216-8127


 Garland: Holiday Treasures Concert The Garland Symphony performs J. Strauss II’s “Treasure Waltz” and Wendel’s “Jerusalem of Gold” along with other holiday favorites and the annual carol sing-along.

Where: Granville Arts Center GARLAND, Texas
December 18


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