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Family Friendly Weekend Events {November 18 – 20, 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.


Dallas Events this Weekend

Friday November 18

Christmas in the Square

Christmas in the Square draws over 75,000 visitors annually. Families, friends, and holiday guests from all over come and enjoy the spectacular show. The Holiday lights and music will run daily 6-10 PM. This show is free to the public.

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


Saturday November 19

John Paul II High School Christmas Bazaar

Join for a little Christmas shopping the weekend before Thanksgiving!! This year they have over 150 unique vendors and some new added fun!! Mark your calendar! Admission is free!!

When: November 19, 9 am – 4 pm
Where: John Paul II High School, Plano
Cost: Free


Sunday November 20

Lights at Legacy

Mark your (advent) calendars for holiday fun for the whole family at Lights at Legacy!

When: November 20, 4 pm – 7 pm
Where: The Shops at Legacy
Cost: Free


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

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 at the Boardwalk at Granite Park: Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

More Fun Weekend Events

Credo Beauty Holiday Promotion

When: November 16 – 20 (while supplies last)
Where: Credo Beauty, instore and online
Cost: free holiday gift valued at $290 with any $175+ purchase

Vintage Market Days of McKinney Holiday Event

When: November 18 – 20
Where: Myers Park & Event Center, Dallas
Cost: from $10

Night Market at the Star

When: November 18, 3 pm – 8 pm
Where: The Star, Frisco
Cost: Free

Kickoff To Christmas At The Star

When: November 18, 4 pm – 9 pm
Where: The Star, Frisco
Cost: Free

Ho-Ho-Holidays Sip & Shop @ the Westin Stonebriar Resort

When: November 18, 4 pm – 6 pm
Where: Westin Stonebriar, Frisco
Cost: Free

’til Midnight at the Nasher

When: November 18, 6 pm
Where: Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas
Cost: Free

Friday Night Market

When: November 18, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Downtown Celina
Cost: Free

Holiday Movies

When: November 18, 6.30 pm – 9 pm
Where: The Village at Allen
Cost: Free

Santa at Fury Fun Center

When: November 19, 9 am – 5 pm
Where: Fury Fun Center, Frisco
Cost: $195 plus tax for photo package

Holiday Market

When: November 19, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
Where: Denton Vintage Market
Cost: Free

Market at The Star

When: November 19, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: The Star, Frisco
Cost: Free

30th Anniversary Festival

When: November 19, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Fort Worth Zoo
Cost: Half price admission all day

Plano Davis Library Train Show

When: November 19 – 20
Where: Plano Davis Library
Cost: Free

Brunch of Secrets – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

When: November 19, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: Free admission

Santa Experience

When: November 19, 3 pm – 5 pm
Where: Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea Craig Ranch, McKinney
Cost: tba

Holiday Kickoff

When: November 19, 4 pm – 8 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free

Our Village Glows

When: November 19, 5.30 pm
Where: The Shops at Highland Village
Cost: Free

Addison After Dark

When: November 19, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Addison Circle Park
Cost: Free

Sensory Sundays

When: November 19, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Crayola Experience, Plano
Cost: Included with admission (FOR DISCOUNTED TICKETS GO HERE)

Lights at Legacy Pre-Party

When: November 20, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: The Shops at Legacy North
Cost: Free

Parade of Lights

When: November 20, 4 pm
Where: Fort Worth
Cost: Free


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