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Holiday Events + Winter Activities in Dallas

A Festive Holiday Season in Dallas

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Immerse yourself in the holiday spirit in Dallas and revel in all the merriment and magnificence the season brings. The city transforms into a lively, festive hub, brimming with a wide array of holiday festivities and attractions, including ice skating, breathtaking light displays, and enchanting Nutcracker ballet performances. These moments are too enchanting to miss! Embrace the magical experiences that Dallas has in store for you this holiday season.

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Holiday at the Arboretum

Nov. 8th - Jan. 5th

Holiday at the Arboretum returns with a garden transformed for the magic of the season including the return of our beloved Christmas Village, the 12 Days of Christmas and our Dazzling Musical Tree!

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Texas Ballet Theater, The Nutcracker

Winspear Opera House (Nov. 24 - Dec. 3rd)

Bass Performance Hall (Dec. 8th - 28th)

Filled with lacy snowflakes and delectable sweets, The Nutcracker heralds the magic of the season with visions of enchantment and joy. Enjoy Texas Ballet Theater’s talented company of dancers and the classic tale of The Nutcracker.

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Grapevine, Christmas Capital of Texas

It's more merry in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas® ! Be amazed at 1,400 Christmas events in 40 days, millions of lights, animated characters and more! Whether looking to enjoy the season with family, someone special or just a unique Christmas getaway, Grapevine offers some of the most magical moments of the season! Experience Grapevine with top Christmas activities including the classic and traditional Christmas events listed below. Make the Christmas Capital of Texas your top Christmas destination as we offer the best family Christmas vacation.

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Dallas Symphony Orchestra: Christmas Pops

Dec. 1st thru 10th

The beloved holiday tradition continues with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra performing transcendent anthems, classical holiday favorites and sing-along carols. Your favorite holiday vocalists join the DSO and our choruses to bring a bit of Christmas magic to the Meyerson. Sprinkle in an appearance by you-know-who, a bit of snow and the joyous music of the DSO and there is nothing quite like it.

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Dallas Holiday Parade

December 2nd

This festive parade, full of larger-than-life floats and spirited marching bands, travels through the streets of Downtown Dallas with over 450,000 onlookers, making it one of the largest parades in the country. The parade takes place on the first Saturday of December.

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Best Dallas Holiday Light Displays (all season long!)

Bring out the family to enjoy some of Dallas' best holiday displays.

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