Grand Prairie’s holiday lineup is big and bright! Step into a twinkling winter wonderland at the annual Prairie Lights, spot Santa at Trader’s Village and get in the holiday spirit with live performances and classic movies.
HOLIDAY SIGNATURE EVENTS
Prairie Lights, Courtesy: Grand Prairie Tourism
WHERE TO GET IN THE HOLIDAY SPIRIT
Prairie Lights (November 22 – December 30) is the perfect place to get in the holiday spirit. You’ll drive through Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool lake, decked out in over 4 million dazzling lights! Step out of the car and snap pictures with Santa or walk through tunnels of light at the holiday village.
Open every Saturday and Sunday year round, you can shop from over 3,500 vendors at “America’s #1 Flea Market.” Plan plenty of time to explore this 161-acre site with family-friendly rides, arcade games and delicious food. Find Santa at Trader’s Village from November 24 – December 23!
Sip ‘n shop downtown Grand Prairie on December 15! Here you’ll find artisan vendors, pictures with Santa and of course, drinks! Get a glass for $10 and sip on endless hot chocolate, cider and special drinks for those 21+.
If you love food or have foodies on your shopping list, head to the Holiday Gift Market at the Grand Prairie Farmers Market (December 1, 8 and 15) for lots of goodies including locally-grown produce, tamales, baked goods, salsas and more.
When in Texas, do like the Texans do and go out for some real Texas barbecue! Mike’s Real Pit BBQ is a laid-back, family-friendly restaurant serving hearty BBQ ribs, pulled pork, chicken and other delicious dishes.
This spectacular show is taking over Verizon Theatre on November 29 to celebrate the holiday season! With singing, dancing, special effects and insanely talented acts, this theatrical spectacle is sure to please audiences of all ages.
If you’re feeling “bah humbug” this season, head to Grand Prairie’s historic theater to see Scrooge, The Musical (November 30 – December 9)! After seeing this live performance, you’re sure to walk out of the theater filled with holiday cheer.
The Brain Setzer Orchestra is coming to Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie for a rockin’ holiday special! These Christmas classics and original tunes are sure to make you wanna boogie all the way through January.