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5 Fun Things to do in Dallas This Holiday Season [2021]

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It’s holiday season which means that it’s time to light up Dallas and get out there and enjoy in all of the holiday fun that the city has to offer.

If you’re visiting family in Dallas this year for the holidays, or have lived here your whole life, there is always something going on in December that is sure to bring a smile to your face. Whether you’re an adult or a child, the holidays in Dallas never fail to disappoint.

Whether you’re looking for a dazzling light display, a trip to the ballet, a walk through the park, or just an evening enjoying festive food and drink, Dallas has no shortage of opportunities to experience the wonder of the holiday season with friends and family.

Experience the Holidays in Dallas

Enchant Christmas

One of our absolute favorite things to do in Dallas during the holiday season is the Enchant Christmas experience at Fair Park.

This ticketed event offers up several experiences that the whole family will love. The centerpiece of Enchant Christmas is a dazzling light maze that stretches for what seems like miles. Walk through the wonderland of lights as you stare in awe at the 80-ft Everwhite Tree while you search the maze for Santa’s missing reindeer.

In addition to the light maze, you’ll be able to meet Santa Claus, spend some time ice skating, and even enjoy holiday food and drink at The Village, which features local vendors, live music, and delicious food and drink.

If there’s one thing you don’t want to miss this holiday season in Dallas, it’s the Enchant Christmas experience.

Holiday Shows

Maybe you’re looking to sit back, relax, and take in an incredible Christmas show this holiday season. Ballet North Texas is putting on their production of The Nutcracker at the Moody Performance Hall the first week of December. And on December 4th you can experience a Sensory Friendly Performance for those that are more sensitive to lights and sound.

This is a limited event, so get your tickets early.

If the ballet isn’t your thing, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra is putting on their Christmas Pops concert starting this December. Listen and enjoy as the Orchestra performs classical holiday favorites as well as sing-along carols.

This show runs from December 3 – 12th so get your tickets today!

12 Days of Christmas at the Dallas Arboretum

Take a trip through the 12 Days of Christmas at the Dallas Arboretum brings them to life. Experience the beautifully decorated Victorian-style gazebos during the day or be dazzled by over one-million lights at night. Kids can visit with Santa Claus while the adults can enjoy other entertainment, shopping, food and drinks through the property.

Each day of the week, from now through the end of the year, provides an opportunity to experience different holiday festivities and entertainment. Tickets are required for the evening events.

Dallas Holiday Parade

For over 30 years the Dallas Holiday Parade has been wowing spectators as it marches down Commerce Street. As Dallas’ largest single-day event, the parade continues to attract people from all over the country and can be seen on more than 350 television stations across 159 different markets. This parade has become a tradition for the city of Dallas and is truly a sight to see this holiday season.

The parade is free to attend, but tickets are available for those that would like to sit in the bleachers along the parade route.

Dallas Zoo Lights

Love animals and lights? The Dallas Zoo Lights display runs from now until January 2nd and is sure to impress adults and children alike.

This incredible drive-through light display features over one million lights, elaborate holiday-themed displays, dazzling 3-D lighted sculptures, larger-than-life animal lanterns, and more. This year Zoo Lights has added immersive video projection mapping that will add a new twist to the traditional lights you see during the holidays.

Tickets are now available and will sell out so be sure to get your tickets early. This is one event you won’t want to miss!

Holidays in Dallas

Dallas is a great place to be for the holidays and the events and activities above are just a sample of what you can experience over the next month. There’s no better place to get into the holiday spirit and no better time than now. Take advantage of these incredible experiences and watch in awe as you’re immediately transported to a world filled with wonder.

Happy Holidays from all of us at Dr. Adams Plastic Surgery.


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