Christmas in Dallas

By Swathi Ramaswamy on May 04, 2018
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Celebrating Christmas in Dallas means the celebration of happiness, sharing and spreading love among all. Christmas trees are decorated, and turkeys are eaten. For children, it’s the Holiday season and of course Santa Claus! Events are organized in various places, and people gather to celebrate Christ’s birthday. Various places organize children’s activities and the Christmas events in Dallas can go on for more than a month sometimes.

Here is a list of places where you can celebrate Christmas in Dallas:

1. Attend the free performances at Northpark Center:

Though Northpark Center is mainly for shopping, the situation is different during the Holiday season. Christmas performances in Dallas are by groups like the Turtle Creek Chorale, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, the Texas Ballet Theatre, make it an exciting place to visit. The corridors are filled with orchestral, choral or dance performances mainly performed by school children. Children are also provided with gifts.

2. Witness the Magical Winter Lights at Lone Star Park:

Located only a little away from Dallas, the Magical Winter Lights is a famous and grand Christmas event at Lone Star Park. There is a lantern festival there which embraces Chinese culture and tradition. Lantern designs are created, and there are themed sections including Magical Wonderland, Christmas Candy Land, The Lone Star State, etc. Visitors can also enjoy Chinese acrobatic performances, dinosaur rides for children and a full food court. Do not miss a chance to be a part of these Christmas celebrations in Dallas.

3. Celebrate the Christmas in Grapevine:

Grapevine is a suburb of Dallas and is often termed as ‘the Christmas Capital of Dallas’. From the weekend of Thanksgiving, the area is magically transformed into a dreamland decorated with sparkling lights. There are parades, light shows, carols sung, and many other events and activities going on during Christmas weekend in Dallas. It is a must-visit for children as well as families. The spirit of Christmas is greatly felt at this place during the month of December.

4. Participate in Christmas at Dallas Zoo:

From the last week of November to the beginning of January, the Dallas zoo is lit up for the Holiday season. There are 3D light sculptures made as well as live entertainments. It is a place of huge attraction for children and adults alike as it shows how decked the city is during the holiday season. The festivities start mainly in the evenings after the animals are turned in.

5. Attend the Christmas in Frisco Square:

Christmas at Frisco Square is an extravagant affair. The shops are all lit up; there are a well-decorated Christmas tree and Christmas lights all around. The festive affair starts from the last week of November and continues till January. It is a must-visit during the holiday period to see how Dallas during Christmas is! Events like ice skating and snow tubing, etc. are organized to celebrate the tradition of Christmas.

6. Be a part of Chocolate Tour during Christmas:

This is a slightly unique but equally enjoyable event in Dallas during Christmas. A tour is conducted on a private motorcoach, and the visitors are given a tour of the best Christmas lights in Dallas while sipping on hot chocolate and other beverages from local shops. It is indeed a grand tour and having chocolate drinks to sip on the whole time is an added happiness! 

7. Attend the Christmas at the Anatole:

It is a Paradise for children at the Anatole during Christmas. Santa Clause comes to visit the tiny tots, and there are breakfasts, story-telling sessions, light displays, miniature train rides, etc. organized. Children are given gifts, cookies, goodies, etc.

So, when Dallas Christmas offers so many things to do and events to attend, your vacation here is bound to be memorable! 

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