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101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Fort Worth


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Santa Sightings

Nov 23 Home for the Holidays- Southlake Town Square
Nov 24 Fort Worth Parade of Lights
Nov 30 - Dec 23 Granbury Santa House
Nov 30 7th Annual Celebration of Lights- Downtown Weatherford
Dec 7 Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting & Fireworks-Burleson
Dec 5 Parade of Lights-Grapevine
Dec 5 S' mores with Santa- Acton Nature Center
Dec 6 Lake Worth Tree Lighting
Dec 6 Holiday Magic Christmas Tree Lighting & Family Festival-North Richland Hills
Dec 6 Denton Holiday Lighting Festival
Dec 6 Holly Days: Christmas at Keller Town Center
Dec 6 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony- Colleyville City Hall
Dec 6 “Ring in the Holidays” Annual Christmas Tree Lighting-Saginaw
Dec 7 Watauga's Hometown Christmas Celebration & Tree Lighting-Capp Smith Park
Dec 7 Holiday in the Park-Prairie Vista Park
Dec 7 Merry Main Street-Frisco
Dec 7 Christmas Tyme in Aledo
Dec 7-8, 14-15, 21-22  Breakfast with Santa- Grapevine Mills Rainforest Cafe
Dec 7 Breakfast with Santa- Southlake
Dec 7 Christmas in the Park-John Gammill Park
Dec 7 Breakfast with Santa-Frisco Senior Center
Dec 14 Breakfast with Santa-Watauga Fire Department
Dec 14 and 21 Storytime with Santa-ONSTAGE in Bedford
Dec 14 Christmas at the Ranch-Doubletree Ranch Park


Old-Time Christmas

Nov 30 Olde Tyme Christmas & Hayride-Sunset Hill Tree Farm
Nov 30 Victorian Christmas Card Printing- Settlement to City Museum
Dec 7 Holidays at The Hearth & Santa Photos-Log Cabin Village
Dec 7 Granbury A Candlelight Tour
Dec 7-8 Annual Tour of Homes: A Candlelight Christmas in Ryan Place and A Trip Into the Past
Dec 14 Farmstead Christmas Celebration-Nash Farm
Dec 14 Christmas at the Castle-Texas Pythian Home
Dec 14 Christmas with the Keelings- Settlement to City Museum
Dec 21 Tales of a Victorian Christmas- Settlement to City Museum


Light Displays

Nov 9 -Dec 31 Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, featuring The 12 Days of Christmas
Nov 15 - Jan 5 ICE!® featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas- Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center
Nov 23- Jan 5 (select days) Lone Star Lights- Six Flags
Nov 25- Jan 4 Christmas Light Show Spectacular- Grapevine
Nov 25 Carol of Lights- Grapevine
Dec 13-14 Holidays at the Heard- Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary


Living Nativities

Dec 6-8 and 13-15 Bethlehem Revisited- Central Presbyterian Church- Waxahachie
Dec 13 and 14 Journey Into Christmas-Grace Bible Church-Dallas
Dec 15 Night in Bethlehem-First Frisco United Methodist Church


Holiday Theatre

Nov 15- Dec 23 White Christmas- Plaza Theatre Company
Nov 22- Dec 15 Hooray for Holidays: Theatre Arlington’s Musical TV Special
Nov 22- Dec 21 Elf the Musical-Artisan Center Theater
Nov 22- Dec 29 Dallas Theater Center's A Christmas Carol-AT&T Performing Arts Center
Nov 22- Dec 23 Jack Frost-Casa Mañana
Nov 23- Dec 22 If Scrooge Was a Brother- Jubilee Theatre
Dec 8-11 The Nutcracker-Granbury Theatre Company
Dec 11 A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage- The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory 
Dec 13- 29 The Nutcracker- Texas Ballet Theater- Bass Performance Hall
Dec 15 Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer-AT&T Performing Arts Center
Dec 20 The Nutty Nutcracker-Bass Performace Hall


Holiday Concerts

Nov 20 Drumline Live Holiday Spectacular- Bass Performance Hall
Nov 29- Dec 1 Home for The Holidays-Bass Performance Hall
Dec 6 Handel's Messiah-Murchison Performing Arts Center
Dec 6 UNT One O’Clock Lab Band Holiday Show- Bass Performance Hall
Dec 6-8 and 12-15 Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops
Dec 7 Merry Christmas Concert with the Ric Flauding Christmas Ensemble & Guests- Farr Best Theater
Dec 8 Disney Junior Holiday Party On TourVerizon Theatre at Grand Prairie
Dec 9 Handel's Messiah-Bass Performance Hall
Dec 14 Rocky Gribble Presents "A Grapevine Opry Christmas"-Palace Theater
Dec 19 Sounds of The Season-White's Chapel United Methodist Church
Dec 20 Sounds of The Season-Arborlawn United Methodist Church
Dec 29 Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis- The Pavilion at Toyota Music Factory


Christmas Tree Experience

  Christmas Farm Adventure-Mainstay Farm
  Haynie’s Green Acres Christmas Tree Farm- Crowley
  Radde Tannenbaum Farm-Meridian
  Sunset Hill Tree Farm-Alvarado
  Wintergreen Farm-Van Alstyne
  The Lazy K-Godley


Ice Skating

Nov 22 - Jan 20 Panther Island Ice
Nov 29- Jan 12 Texas Christkinel Market-Arlington
  Ice at the Parks-Arlington
  Children's Health StarCenter- Euless
  Children's Health StarCenter- Mansfield
  Comerica Center- Frisco



Dec 8 Hanukkah Hoopla-Aaron Family JCC
Dec 22 Community Chanukah Celebration-Frisco City Hall


Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 29- Dec 22 Texas Christkinel Market-Arlington
Nov 30 4th Annual It's Christmas Market Expo- Will Rogers Memorial Center
Dec 5-15 Tis the Season to be Merry Market- Frisco
Dec 6 Christmas in the Village- Colleyville Public Library Central Library
Dec 7 Christmas Tyme in Aledo - Arts & Crafts Fair
Dec 14 Hometown Christmas Craft Show-Midlothian Conference Center


New Year's Eve

Dec 31 Noon Year's Eve Party-The Colony Public Library
Dec 31 Reunion Tower OVER THE TOP NYE 2019


Nov 16 - Jan 5 The Trains at NorthPark™
Nov 23- Jan 5 (select days) Holiday in the Park- Six Flags
Nov 23 Sundance Square Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Dec 7 Christmas on the Square & Parade-Weatherford
Dec 7 Frosty 5k-Frisco
Dec 7 Prosper Christmas Festival
Dec 7 Christmas Parade- White Settlement
Dec 7 Run Run Rudolph Family 5K Run & Walk-North Richland Hills
Dec 7 Holiday Round Up-Sid Richardson Museum
Dec 7 Candy Cane Course 5k and 10k-Grand Prairie
Dec 8 Kids Christmas Winter Wonderland Cookie Decorating Class- Sweet Frosted Cookies/Sugarboo & Co.
Dec 14 Christmas in the Park- Trophy Club
Dec 14 Family Movie Fun - The Polar Express- Fort Worth Public Library
Dec 16 ADF: Charlie Brown/Grinch- Palace Theater


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