Hey babes! With the holiday season in full swing, we wanted to share some things you can do around Texas to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! 


Best Places To See Christmas Lights
  • 12 Days of Christmas at the Dallas Arboretum

Enjoy a night at the arboretum with family and friends as you experience the 12 Days of Christmas in a whole new way. Each gazebo is decorated with costumed characters, whimsical animals, and beautiful music made famous by the holiday hymn. The exhibit is on display Wednesday through Sunday evenings until Dec 30.

     (Image courtesy @dallasarboretum)

  • Sundance Square Plaza - Forth Worth

Sundance Square Plaza has been transformed into a winter wonderland! Take your family and friends to see the 56 ft tree and enjoy the holiday season! The holiday display will be up through Jan 2. 

(Image courtesy @sundancesquare)

  • Enchant Christmas - Globe Life Park Arlington

Enjoy the World's Largest Christmas Light Maze and Market right here in Arlington! Enchant includes a skating trail that takes you through the light display, as well as nightly appearances by Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus. Enchant Christmas will be in Globe Life Park until Dec 30.

(Image courtesy @enchantchristmas)

Must-See Holiday Performances
  • Texas Ballet Theatre presents The Nutcracker 
A holiday tradition like no other! The Texas Ballet Theater will be performing The Nutcracker in Dallas Nov 23 - Dec 2 at the Winspear Opera House and in Fort worth Dec 7 - Dec 24 at the Bass Performance Hall. 

(Image courtesy @tbtheater)

  • Christmas Spectacular presented by Albertsons and Tom Thumb 

The Dallas Cowboys will host their 2nd Annual Christmas Spectacular at the Star in Frisco! Enjoy a tree lighting ceremony followed by holiday performances by the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Rookie Squad, Dallas Cowboys Drumline, mascot Rowdy, Santa, and special Dallas Cowboys guest appearances. Grab your family and head to The Star Friday or Saturday from now until Dec 22.

(Image courtesy @thestarinfrisco)


Where To See Santa
  • Meet Santa Claus!

Grab your families and friends and head to various locations to meet Santa Claus before he heads out Christmas Eve! You can find the big guy at NorthPark Center, Sundance Square Plaza, or The Galleria until Dec 24. 

    (Image courtesy @northparksanta)




    Best Places To Get in the Christmas Spirit
    • Seaworld's Christmas Celebration

    Head over to SeaWorld San Antonio for their annual Christmas Celebration and check out the largest Christmas light display in Texas! Enjoy all the festivities SeaWorld has to offer including Dinner with Santa and Mrs Claus and meeting Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer! The Christmas Celebration lasts through Jan 6.

    (Image courtesy @seaworldsa)

    • Holidays in Bloom - San Antonio Botanical Gardens

    Take your family away from all the holiday craziness and enjoy the annual Holidays in Bloom event at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens. It's also the perfect place to get that family photo! The event is open from now through the end of December!

    (Image courtesy @sachartermoms)

    • Holiday Boat Caroling - San Antonino River Walk

    Enjoy the sounds of Christmas on the River Walk this holiday season! Singing groups of all kinds will float down the San Antonio River serenading guests strolling along the river or at the various restaurants with holiday favorites. The boats will be floating the river in the evenings from now through Dec 21.

    (Image courtesy @TheSanAntonioRiverWalkOfficial)


    Must-See Holiday Performances
    • Ballet San Antonio presents The Nutcracker

    A holiday tradition like no other! The Ballet San Antonio will be performing The Nutcracker at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts Nov 30 and Dec 1 through Dec 2.

    (Image courtesy @BalletSanAntonio)


    We hope this list gives you some new ideas to try out this holiday season!

    Let us know some of your favorite holiday traditions we may have missed!


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