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Family Friendly Weekend Events {November 25 – 27, 2022}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend


Fun Things to do and Events This Weekend

Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out. We rely on pricing being provided by event hosts but this information is not always available and we recommend checking directly with the event host.


Friday November 25

The Trains at NorthPark

The Trains benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas and have been a NorthPark tradition for 35 years. The most elaborate miniature toy trains exhibit in Texas, The Trains at NorthPark™ features trains rolling along 1,600 feet of track on a journey across America.

When: November 12 through January 6
Where: NorthPark Center, Dallas
Cost: $10 adults, $5 kids (2-12)


Saturday November 26

Lights on the Farm

The historic farmstead is transformed into a delightful winter wonderland with more than one million lights and numerous animated holiday displays.

The all-outdoor event features a quarter-mile trail through the property showcasing stunning holiday light creations and animated displays crafted by First Choice Lights. This is the perfect event to enjoy a new family tradition and experience holiday cheer. Guests will enjoy a 20-foot Christmas tree, tasty treats such as hot cocoa, kettle corn and make your own s’mores. There’s even a chance to visit with Santa and take a photo in Santa’s Farmshop.

When: November 24 – December 30
Where: Heritage Farmstead Museum
Cost: Adults $12 – $15, Kids $7 – $10


Sunday November 27

Dallas Zoo Lights

Dallas Zoo Lights Presented by Reliant returns this year as a walk-thru event! Walk through a winter wonderland filled with millions of lights, dazzling light shows, larger-than-life animal lanterns, more than a dozen brand-new photo ops, hands-on holiday activities… and so much more to create magical holiday moments for you and yours. Advance purchase of tickets is required.

When: November 17- Jan 1, from 5.30 pm – 10 pm each night
Where: Dallas Zoo
Cost: Members – $14 – $17 adults, $10 – $13 youth. Non members – $18 – $21 adults, $14 – $17 youth.


Ongoing Events

Holiday at the Arboretum

When: November 10 – December 31
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: $10 – $25

The Trains at NorthPark

When: November 12 through January 6
Where: NorthPark Center, Dallas
Cost: $10 adults, $5 kids (2-12)

Visits with Santa

When: Saturdays, November 12 through December 17
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: appointment required, $10 booking fee

Holiday Event Series

When: Saturdays, November 12 through December 17
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: Free

Legacy West Music Series

When: every Saturdays through December 17, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: Free

SNOWDAY!

When: November 18 – January 8
Where: Galleria Dallas
Cost: Adults $34.99, Children $15.99

The Salvation Army Angel Tree

When: through December 2
Where: Galleria Dallas
Cost: Gift donations

Dino Friends Expedition!

When: through December 2
Where: The Dinosaur Company, Allen
Cost: Adults $12.50, Children $9.50

Santaland

When: November 18 – December 24
Where: Galleria Dallas
Cost: Adults $12.99, Children $19.99

Animatronic Production Tour!

When: November 18 – December 16
Where: The Dinosaur Company, Allen
Cost: Adults $19.50, Children $16.50

Santa at The Star

When: November 18 – December 24
Where: The Star, Frisco
Cost: From $40

Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza

When: November 18 – December 17, Fridays & Saturdays
Where: The Star, Frisco
Cost: Free

Radiance! & Frozen in Frisco

When: November 18 – December 31
Where: Frisco RoughRiders
Cost: from $34.99

Lightscape

When: November 18 – December 21
Where: Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Cost: Adults $28, Children $18

Christmas in the Square

When: November 18 – January 3
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: Free

Visits with Santa

When: through December 17, Saturdays, 3 pm – 7 pm
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: $10 booking fee

Holiday Event Series

When: through December 17, Saturdays, 3 pm – 7 pm
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: Free

Legacy West Music Series

When: through December 17, Saturdays, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: Free

Texas Christkindl Market

When: November 25 – December 23
Where: Globe Life Field, Arlington
Cost: tba

2022 Christmas Carnival

When: November 25 – December 18
Where: YesterLand Farm
Cost: from $17.95

Skating Under the Stars

When: November 25 – January 3
Where: Children’s Health Starcenter, Farmers Branch
Cost: Admission $10, skate rental $5

3rd Annual Christmas on the Farm

When: November 25 – December 11
Where: Team Family Farms
Cost: $15 a person

Illumination Celebration

When: November 25 – December 24
Where: Galleria Dallas
Cost: Free

Lights on the Lake

When: November 25 – December 27
Where: Little Elm Park
Cost: Free – $26

Vitruvian Lights

When: November 25 – January 1
Where: Vitruvian Park, Addison
Cost: Free entry, parking $15

Annual Holiday Lights Display

When: November 25 – December 31
Where: Deerfield Neighborhood, Plano
Cost: Free

Prairie Lights

When: November 24 – December 31
Where: Grand Prairie
Cost: $50 per car (up to 8 people)

Lights on the Farm

When: November 24 – December 30
Where: Heritage Farmstead Museum
Cost: Adults $12 – $15, Kids $7 – $10

DFM Holiday Market

When: November 26 – December 24, Saturdays & Sundays
Where: Dallas Farmers Market
Cost: Free

Breakfast with Santa

When: November 26 – December 17, 9 am – 11 am
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: $25 – $35

Santa Claus is coming to DFM

When: November 26, December 3 & December 17, 11 am – 3 pm
Where: Dallas Farmers Market
Cost: Prints $15 each

Storytime with Mrs. Claus

When: November 26, December 3, 10 & 17, 11.30 pm – 12 pm
Where: Galleria Dallas, Level 3, near Playplace
Cost: Free


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

Santa photos in Plano

Where are the Best Places in Dallas to see Christmas Lights?

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

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

More Fun Weekend Events

Christmas on the Farm

When: November 25 – 27
Where: TX-Ture Farm, Aubrey
Cost: Register for free admission

Home for the Holidays 2022

When: November 25 – 27
Where: Historic Downtown McKinney
Cost: Free

Disney on Ice: Into The Magic

When: November 23 – 27
Where: Credit Union of Texas Event Center in Allen
Cost: from $51

Grand Tree Lighting Celebration

When: November 25, 12 pm & 6 pm
Where: Galleria Dallas
Cost: Free

Anime Dallas 2022

When: November 25 – 27
Where: Hyatt Regency Dallas
Cost: From $10

Play Street Express

When: November 26, 9 am – 10.30 am
Where: Play Street Museum Plano
Cost: $50 per child

Little Turkey Paint & Play

When: November 26, 9 am – 10.30 am
Where: Play Street Museum Allen
Cost: $20 per child

Christmas in Grapevine Craft Show

When: November 26 – 27
Where: Grapevine Convention Center
Cost: $5 for adults, kids 12 and under are free

Market Days at Circle R Ranch

When: November 26 – 27
Where: Circle R Ranch, Flower Mound
Cost: $5

Small Business Saturday ’22

When: November 26, 10 am – 8 pm
Where: Lone Star Mercantile, Allen
Cost: free entry

Brunch of Secrets – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

When: November 26, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: free admission

Willow Bend Kid’s Club

When: November 26, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: free

The Polar Express – KIDS MOVIE ON THE ROOFTOP

When: November 26, 1 pm – 3 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: free admission

The Great Turkey Skate

When: November 26, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: Allen Community Ice Rink
Cost: $5 Entry/$3 Skate Rental, Bring a non-perishable food donation for a FREE skate rental

Castle Hills Holiday in the Plaza

When: November 26, 4 pm – 7 pm
Where: Castle Hills Plaza
Cost: free

Tree Lighting Celebration

When: November 26, 6 pm
Where: Epic Waters Indoor Water Park, Grand Prairie
Cost: $34 – $39

Play Street Express

When: November 27, 11.30 am – 1 pm
Where: Play Street Museum McKinney
Cost: $50 per child

Deep Ellum Vendor Market

When: November 27, 1 pm – 5 pm
Where: Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Cost: Free

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