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Family Friendly Weekend Events {December 24 – 26, 2021}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend


Dallas Events this Weekend

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Fun Things to do This Weekend

There are some great things to do and fun events happening nearby!


Friday December 24

Circo Metropolis Holiday in the Big Top

Hosted by the zany and dynamic clown duo Slappy and Monday, Circo Metropolis will engage audiences with spine-tingling acts, magical mirth, and general mayhem, all presented under the idyllic setting of the Bavarian Big Top!

When: December 16 through January 2
Where: Samuell Grand Ampitheatre, Dallas
Cost: $15 – $30


Saturday December 25

Vitruvian Lights

Vitruvian Lights

Vitruvian Park transforms into a magical holiday wonderland during Vitruvian Lights

When: through January 2
Where: Vitruvian Park
Cost: FREE


Sunday December 26

The Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey

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Join Scout Elf Tiny Tinkerman and the Scout Elves on a quest to collect the ingredients for Christmas Spirit, as you and your elf-loving crew magically shrink down to elf size and embark on a journey through twinkling wonderlands to set Santa and Christmas back on course!

When: through January 2
Where: Choctaw Stadium, Arlington
Cost: $24.95 for adults, $19.95 for kids (3-12)


Ongoing Events

Holiday Events

The Trains at North Park

When: through January 2
Where: NorthPark Center, Dallas
Cost: $10 adults, $5 kids (2-12)

Lights on the Farm

When: through December 26
Where: Heritage Farmstead Museum
Cost: $10 adults & $7 kids

Santa’s In Town

When: through December 24
Where: Stonebriar Centre
Cost: photo packages from $39.99

Christmas in the Square

When: through January 3
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: FREE

Dallas Zoo Lights

When: through January 2
Where: Dallas Zoo
Cost: $50 – $65 per car

Snowday Santaland

When: through January 19
Where: Galleria Dallas
Cost: Adults $27, kids $12

Super American Christmas Circus

When: through January 2
Where: Traders Village Parking Lot, Grand Prairie
Cost: $15 – $40

Texas Christkindl Market

When: through January 2
Where: Choctaw Stadium, Arlington
Cost: tba

Join Operation Kindness’ Countdown to Holiday Pet Adoptions

When: through December 24
Where: Operation Kindness, Carrollton
Cost: tba

Vitruvian Lights

When: through January 2
Where: Vitruvian Park
Cost: FREE

Prairie Lights

When: through December 31
Where: Grand Prairie
Cost: from $40 per car

Christmas Lights, Chocolate and Sips Tour

When: throughout December
Where: Dallas by Chocolate Tours
Cost: $45 – $49

Santa at The Star

When: through December 24
Where: The Star, Frisco
Cost: from $30

Breakfast with Santa

When: Saturdays & Sundays in December, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark, Grand Prairie
Cost: from $59

Christmas Eve on the Green

When: December 24, 5.30 pm – 6.15 pm
Where: Watters Creek, Allen
Cost: Free

Colorful Christmas

When: through January 3
Where: Crayola Experience, Plano
Cost: Included with admission


Our list of all the best places to see Santa & get photos

Santa photos in Plano

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Holiday Guide

Farmers Markets

Dallas: Saturday 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday 10 am – 5 pm, 920 S. Harwood, Dallas

Plano Farmers/Artisan Market: Saturday 9 am – 2 pm, The Shops at Willow Bend

Frisco Fresh Market: Saturday 8 am – 4 pm, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

McKinney: Saturday 8 am – 12 noon, Downtown McKinney Square

Richardson: Saturday 9 am – 1 pm, 101 S. Coit Road, Richardson

Carrollton: Sunday 10 am – 2 pm, 2722 N. Josey Lane, Carrollton

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Dinosaurs Live at the Heard Museum

When: through December 31
Where: Heard Museum
Cost: Price included with Heard Museum admission and free for Members

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

When: through January 22
Where: Secret Location, Dallas
Cost: from $34.90

Jurassic World: The Exhibition

When: through January 2, 2022
Where: Grandscape, The Colony
Cost: $34.50 for adults, $24.50 for kids (3 – 15)

Trail Rides at Cathy’s Critters

When: every Saturday, various times
Where: Cathy’s Critters, Princeton
Cost: $10 per person

Kids Movie Saturdays

When: every Saturday, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: Admission is FREE it’s just a great time that’s good for the whole family! You can also enjoy $2 OFF KIDS MEALS DURING THE MOVIE!

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