A visit to Arlington is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Not only is it home to Six Flags Over Texas’ Holiday in the Park but also one of the best light displays in Dallas-Fort Worth, Interlochen Lights! While you’re checking that out, swing by the Dallas Cowboys AT&T Stadium for a special tour or an exciting game.
Interlochen Lights, Courtesy: Arlington CVB
WHERE TO GET INTO THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT
HOLIDAY LIGHTS PARADE:
On December 8, ring in the holidays with a local parade in Downtown Arlington! After watching the magical floats go by, snap a picture with Santa and watch the classic Christmas movies.
It’s the most magical time of the year at Six Flags Over Texas! Hop on the best rides in North Texas underneath millions of lights, walk through the park with hot cocoa and enjoy holiday shows. You can even sled down real snow at The Frosty Snow Hill!
One of the largest Christmas stores in the world, this place is a decorator’s dream where you can peruse Christmas displays and over an acre of holiday decorations for the home. Escape into a magical world of candy canes, gingerbread houses, lights and Santas.
Arlington’s new mecca for sports and foodie fanatics is turning into a winter wonderland. Shop for all of your holiday gifts while enjoying wintery drinks, delicious traditional German food and maybe a game or two on the big screen at Texas Live!
Home to Troy Aikman’s restaurant and a wall of TVs, this new dining hotspot is perfect for chowing down on a delicious meal while cheering on your favorite team. Stay at the brand new hotel nearby, Live! By Loews, which will have plenty of festive decorations.
The sounds of the Annual Holiday Sing Along are sure to be music to your ears! On December 19, join the Arlington Symphony for classic Christmas songs and a performance that’s sure to get you in the holiday spirit.
Last year, locals loved this holiday performance full of singing, dancing and a sing-a-longs with Santa! There’s talk of new surprises this year that will make it even better than before. Get your tickets for shows during the first two weekends of December!
A Dallas-Fort Worth staple, Holiday in the Park is a Christmas celebration unlike any other in the area! Take in over one million Christmas lights, endless holiday entertainment, fantastic Christmas
A Dallas-Fort Worth staple, Holiday in the Park is a Christmas celebration unlike any other in the area! Take in over one million Christmas lights, endless holiday entertainment, fantastic Christmas snacks, and visit with Santa himself. The park is open weekends and select weekdays during the holiday season, so take advantage of the cool air. Your best bet would be to ride a few rides, and stay late into the night for s’mores and holiday shows. Your whole family will enjoy this classic event.
Check out this Arlington favorite, with a flavor of Germany. The Texas Christkindl Market is a family-friendly market with gifts, music and holiday cheer. Additionally, from Nov. 29 to Jan.
Check out this Arlington favorite, with a flavor of Germany. The Texas Christkindl Market is a family-friendly market with gifts, music and holiday cheer. Additionally, from Nov. 29 to Jan. 12, this market will even feature an outdoor ice skating rink! Holiday shoppers will enjoy exclusive Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas decorations and designs from the renowned Rothenburg ob der Tauber Christmas Village in Germany. Come take part in this Arlington tradition!
Bring your friends and family to the Downtown/University District to enjoy the Annual Holiday Lights Parade. Thousands of people will gather for the pageantry which ends
Bring your friends and family to the Downtown/University District to enjoy the Annual Holiday Lights Parade. Thousands of people will gather for the pageantry which ends with the lighting of the Christmas tree.
Don’t forget to bring your camera and take a picture with Santa after the parade at the Levitt Pavilion in Founders Plaza at 100 W. Abram St.
Parade will continue as planned rain, snow, or shine …but not ice!