101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Fort Worth - 2020 | Kids Out and About Ft. Worth

101 Ideas for Holiday Family Fun in Fort Worth - 2020

KidsOutAndAbout is Fort Worth's online guide to everything for kids, teens, and families! Typically we list (MORE than) 101 ideas for holiday family fun, but. . . it's 2020, which means a bit less is happening than usual. The activities we've listed here are confirmed for this year, but many require reserving ahead of time, and please keep in mind that events could be canceled... so click through to make arrangements. Enjoy the holidays!

If we're missing an activity that should be on our list, please email Mindy Mangan at mindy@kidsoutandabout.com. Please make sure to include a link to the event when you email. Thank you.

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Santa Sightings

Nov 7- Dec 24, 2020 Santa's Wonderland- Cabelas
Nov 7- Dec 24, 2020 Santa's Wonderland- Bass Pro Shops
Nov 14, 2020- Jan 7, 2021 Virtual Visits with Santa- Stonebriar Centre
Nov 14, 2020- Jan 7, 2021 Virtual Visits with Santa- The Parks Mall at Arlington
Nov 20- Dec 24, 2020 Photos with Santa- Stonebriar Centre
Nov 22, 2020 Fort Worth Parade of Lights- Virtual
Nov 27- Dec 23 North Pole Express- Grapevine
Nov 27, 2020 Pictures with "Masked Santa"- Fort Worth Camera
Nov 27- Dec 24, 2020 Photos with Santa- The Parks Mall at Arlington
Nov 28, 2020- Jan 10, 2021 Posadas at Traders Village- Grand Prairie
Dec 4, 2020 Denton Holiday Lighting Festival
Dec 4-5, 2020 Hometown Holidays- Mansfield
Dec 5, 2020 Video Chat with Santa- Log Cabin Village
Dec 5, 2020 Breakfast with Santa- Frisco
Dec 5, 2020 Santa Day at the Fire Station-Highland Village
Dec 5, 2020 Merry Main Street-Frisco
Dec 5, 2020 Christmas Tyme in Aledo
Dec 5, 2020 Breakfast with Santa-The Grove at Frisco Commons
Dec 6, 2020 Froth Winter Wonderland- Froth Coffee Bar
Dec 13, 2020 Santa in Pajamas - Play Street Frisco
Dec 13-18, 2020 Santa Routes- Highland Village

 

Old-Time Christmas

Nov 27- Dec 23, 2020 Grapevine Christmas Passport - Elf Adventure
Dec 5, 2020 Victorian Christmas Tours at Nash Farm
Dec 11- 13, 2020 Cowboy Christmas on the Trail- Chisholm Trail Museum
Dec 12, 2020 Farmstead Christmas Celebration- Nash Farm

 

Light Displays

Nov 7 -Dec 31, 2020 Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, featuring The 12 Days of Christmas
Nov 11, 2020- Jan 3, 2021 Radiance! Decatur
Nov 11, 2020- Jan 3, 2021 Radiance! Frisco
Nov 11, 2020- Jan 3, 2021 Radiance! at the Ranch
Nov 13, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021 Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan
Nov 20, 2020- Jan 3, 2021 Luminova Holidays
Nov 23, 2020- Jan 10, 2021 Christmas Light Show Spectacular- Grapevine
Nov 23, 2020 Carol of Lights: Bring Home the Holidays Drive-Through Experience- Grapevine
Nov 23- Dec 31, 2020 Whistle Stop Christmas- Downtown Cleburne
Nov 26- Dec 31, 2021 Prairie Lights
Nov 26, 2020- Jan 3, 2021 Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway
Nov 27, 2020- Jan 4, 2021 Christmas in the Square- Frisco
Dec 5, 2020- Jan 4, 2021 Christmas Spectacular Light Show - Presented by Liberty Tax- The Colony
Dec 9- 13, 2020 Holiday Laser Light Show- Keller

 

Living Nativities

Dec 5-6, 2020 Follow the Star- Cleburne Bible Church
Dec 11-12, 2020 Journey Into Christmas-Grace Bible Church-Dallas
Dec 11- 12, 2020 Trail Of Campfires- Parkside Event Center
Dec 13, 2020 Night in Bethlehem-First Frisco United Methodist Church

 

Holiday Theatre

Nov 21-22, 2020 The Nutcracker- Cleburne Conference Center
Nov 13- Dec 23, 2020 Elf The Musical- Plaza Theatre Company
Nov 20- Dec 23, 2020 A Christmas Carol - Plaza's Outdoor Theatre
Dec 4- 12, 2020 Holiday Production: It's A Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play- Studio B Performing Arts
Dec 4-12, 2020 Theatre Arlington’s Holiday Party
Dec 5, 2020 It’s a Wonderful Life - A Live Radio Play- Palace Arts Center

 

Holiday Concerts

Nov 27-28, 2020 An Elvis Christmas- The New Granbury Live
Nov 27-29, 2020 Home for the Holidays-Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Nov 28, 2020 For King and Country- A Drummer Boy Drive In Christmas Tour
Dec 1-12, 2020 A Motown Christmas- Casa Mañana
Dec 5, 2020 Local Spotlight: Kings Return Holiday A Cappella- Farr Best Theater
Dec 5- 20, 2020 Jingle All The Way- Casa Mañana
Dec 6, 2020 Kraig Parkers Christmas Special–Tribute to Elvis- Palace Arts Center
Dec 5, 2020 Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops
Dec 8, 2020 Carols on Main- Palace Theatre
Dec 10, 2020 Concerts in the Park - “Concert Bells of Fort Worth” (Hand Bells)- Saginaw
Dec 10-11, 2020 The Carpenters Tribute- A Christmas Portrait- Palace Theatre
Dec 12, 2020 A Grapevine Opry Christmas- Palace Theatre
Dec 13, 2020 Brazos Chamber Orchestra - Christmas Orchestra Concert
Dec 14, 2020 BCO: Christmas Orchestra Concert Series 2020- Granbury
Dec 17, 2020 BCO: Christmas Orchestra Concert Series 2020- Cleburne
Dec 19-20, 2020 Christmas with The Petersens- Palace Theatre

 

Christmas Tree Experience

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

 

Ice Skating

Nov 20, 2020 - Jan 18, 2021 Panther Island Ice
  Ice at the Parks-Arlington
  Children's Health StarCenter- Euless
  Children's Health StarCenter- Mansfield
  Comerica Center- Frisco

 

Hanukkah

Dec 10-18, 2020 Chanukah Menorah Lighting- Galleria Dallas

 

Shopping & Craft Fairs

Nov 21-22, 2020 11th Annual Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience
Nov 21, 2020 A Touch of Rust Market's Holiday Event- Wise County Fairgrounds
Nov 21-22, 2020 Thanksgiving Prep & Christmas Shopping at FFM
Nov 28, 2020 Holiday Market- Denton
Nov 28- Dec 23, 2020 Grapevine Christmas Market
Nov 27- Dec 23, 2020 Texas Christkinel Market-Virtual 
Dec 5, 2020 Christmas Tyme in Aledo - Arts & Crafts Fair
Dec 5, 2020 Hometown Christmas Craft Show-Midlothian Conference Center

 

Miscellaneous

Nov 14, 2020 - Jan 3, 2021 The Trains at NorthPark™
Nov 15- Dec 12, 2020 Reindeer Romp- Virtual
Nov 21, 2020- Jan 3, 2021 (select days) Holiday in the Park- Six Flags
Nov 21- Dec 16, 2020 Letters to Santa- Trophy Club
Nov 21, 2020 Family Ornament Painting Night- The Art Barn Studio
Nov 21, 2020 Drive In Holiday Trivia and Bingo- Euless Family Life Center
Nov 23-24, 2020 Downtown Showcase of Floats- Main St- Ft. Worth
Nov 28- Dec 30, 2020 PAC Christmas Movies 2020
Dec 1- 13, 2020 Community Caroling Project- Euless
Dec 1, 2020 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony- Midlothian
Dec 1, 2020 Annual Chamber Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony- Decatur
Dec 4, 2020 Gingerbread House Decorating- Trophy Club Fire Station
Dec 4, 2020 Drive In Movie Night - Elf- Euless Family Life Center
Dec 4, 2020 Saginaw Parade of Lights
Dec 5, 2020 Prosper Christmas Festival
Dec 5, 2020 Frosty 5k-Frisco
Dec 6, 2020 Human Sized SNOW GLOBE at FFM
Dec 11, 2020 Parent Night Out: Holiday Party- Premier Martial Arts
Dec 12, 2020 Christmas in the Park- Trophy Club
Dec 12, 2020 Drop N' Shop 2020- Hood County YMCA
Dec 21, 2020 Ginger-Rec House- Euless

 


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