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Mansfield Magazine's 2015 Holiday Lights Guide, Sponsored by GradePower Learning

Nov 22, 2015 11:25AM, Published by Kevin, Categories: Life+Leisure, Today



There's plenty to do in the Dallas-Fort Worth area this holiday season. Here are some great family-friendly ways to brighten your holiday season, presented by GradePower Learning.

From breakfast with Santa and all of the venues for local shopping to volunteer opportunities to help those who are less fortunate and Christmas tree farms - the bonding activities with friends, neighbors, and most importantly, family, are endless.

This year, we highlight some of the coolest light shows, parades and events in the area for you and yours to experience. Here are some nearby picks.

Arlington

The Lights at Interlochen - start Dec 19 2015 0500PM

The Lights at Interlochen - start: Dec 19 - 31, 2015 05:00PM

One of the largest holiday light displays in north Texas comes to life when more than 200 Interlochen homeowners dress up their homes and lawns with Christmas lights and an assortment of ... Read More » 

See below for a video of the drive-thru.

Holiday in the Park - start Nov 21 2015 1200AM

Holiday in the Park - start: Nov 21, 2015 - Jan 3, 2016 12:00AM

Holiday in the Park, at Six Flags Over Texas, is the most magical time of the year filled with enchanting experiences that will help create those special family fun outings again and agai... Read More » 

See below for a video of last year's event.

2015 Arlington Holiday Lights Parade - start Dec 05 2015 0200PM

2015 Arlington Holiday Lights Parade - start: Dec 05, 2015 02:00PM

Bring your friends and family to the Downtown/University District to enjoy the Annual Holiday Lights Parade. Thousands of people will gather for the pageantry which ends with the lighting... Read More » 

See below for a video from the event.

Grand Prairie

Prairie Lights 2015 - start Nov 26 2015 0600PM

Prairie Lights 2015 - start: Nov 26, 2015 06:00PM

Upon arriving at the entrance to Prairie Lights, you will be dazzled with 4 million lights set along 2 miles of path. Hundreds of ALL-NEW displays in shapes of all kinds line and arch ove... Read More » 

See below for a video from last year's show.

Kennedale

City of Kennedale Tree Lighting Festival - start Dec 01 2015 0530PM

City of Kennedale Tree Lighting Festival - start: Dec 01, 2015 05:30PM

We kick off the holiday season by lighting our beautiful, live, Christmas tree. Sing along to carols and enjoy holiday treats courtesy of generous local churches and organizations while w... Read More » 

 

Mansfield

Hometown Holidays 2015 - start Dec 04 2015 0500PM

Hometown Holidays 2015 - start: Dec 04 - 06, 2015 05:00PM

Mansfield kicks off the holiday season the first weekend in December with two days of cold weather fun and entertainment. The events begins on Friday night at the Municipal Complex with ... Read More » 

See below for a video of the parade in 2013.

Fort Worth

Gift of Lights 2015 - start Nov 26 2015 0600PM

Gift of Lights 2015 - start: Nov 26 - Dec 31, 2015 06:00PM

This year, Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway will be bigger and better than ever, with several hundred new displays as well as an all new Santa’s Village with lots of new festivities. Read More » 

See below for a video from last year's show.


For a Good Cause

Mansfield ISD 4th Annual Toys for Tots - start Dec 09 2015 0500PM

Mansfield ISD 4th Annual Toys for Tots - start: Dec 09, 2015 05:00PM

Many free activities are planned for the evening, including a parade, a snow sledding hill, Santa photos, live reindeer, bounce houses, obstacle course, Starbucks coffee and hot chocolat... Read More » 

 

Do you have photos from your home, your neighborhood, or cool light shows you've seen in Mansfield and beyond? We'd love to see them. Post them in the comments, or contact us. 


Interlochen Christmas Lights in Arlington Texas


Holiday in the Park 2014 at Six Flags over Texas


Mansfield Hometown Holiday Parade 2013


City of Grand Prairie: Prairie Lights 2014


Texas Motor Speedway Lights


Arlington Holiday Lights Parade, a Family Tradition for Many


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