THIS WEEKEND IN DFW: FESTIVALS + HOLIDAY FUN
Arlington | November 16 – 18
Six Flags Over Texas has put away their spooky Halloween decorations and replaced them with a magical winter wonderland! Get a first glance of this holiday transformation at the park during opening weekend. Along with Texas-sized rides, holiday activities include festive live performances , Frosty’s Snow Tubing Hill, a tree lighting celebration with Santa every night and more. You’re sure to make lifelong memories at this family fun holiday tradition!
COST— Tickets start at $65
Dallas | November 16 – 18
Lions, tigers, lights, oh my! Dallas Zoo Lights presented by Reliant is one of Dallas’ newest tradition that’s back for its second year, and it’s turning the Zoo into a winter wonderland with over one million twinkling lights. Walk through the Zoo after hours and get in the holiday spirit with live music, family-friendly crafts, a meet-and-greet with Santa and photo-ops galore!
COST— $12 for children, $15 for adults (ticket includes general admission to the Zoo during regular hours that day)
Lewisville | November 17
Visit Old Town Lewisville for their first-ever Fall Fashion Festival! You can shop from 20 rolling or pop-up boutiques at this fashion extravaganza. From trendy clothes to beauty to home decor, you’ll find something for everyone on your Christmas list! This local festival has more than just shopping—you’ll also get to enjoy live music, fun for the kiddos, a wine walk, and food from Righteous BBQ and Vizcarra Hospitality! Pro tip: Swing by Prohibition Chicken to snap a photo with the Lewisville postcard and give all your Instagram friends FOMO.
COST — FREE!
Dallas | November 17
You may have heard of Dallas’ park above the highway (or even driven under it on your way down into town), but did you know that a live music festival happens there every fall? That’s right! Stop by Klyde Warren Park this Saturday to experience one of Dallas’ largest music events, featuring artists, delicious food and (of course) great music.
COST — FREE!
Fort Worth | November 17-18
Start your engines… airplane engines that is. Red Bull will be holding its final season showdown Air Race at the Texas Motor Speedway this year! Watch pilots from around the world compete for the World Championship podium at one of America’s largest sports stadiums. Click here for the full weekend schedule.
COST — Tickets start at $29 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and under
Southlake | November 17
Southlake’s annual Home for the Holidays Annual Tree Lighting is back! Here you’ll find Christmas carolers, Santa’s Village, holiday crafts, and carriage rides. Don’t miss the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m., complete with a countdown and fireworks. You’ll even find Texas snow at their four-lane snow tubing hill!
Fort Worth | November 18
Don’t miss Fort Worth’s 36th annual Parade of Lights! In honor of Cook Children’s 100-year anniversary, the theme of the parade this year will be “Through the Eyes of a Child.” Starting at 6 p.m., the streets of downtown Fort Worth will be adorned with impressive floats and holiday lights. You can check out the parade route and viewing areas here. Want to make it a holiday-fun-filled weekend in Fort Worth? Head to Sundance Square on November 17 for their annual tree lighting!
COST — Reserved seats start at $12.95