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2016 DFW-Area Holiday Lights & Events to Enjoy

Dec 16, 2016 06:55PM ● By Melanie Heisinger

Ornament Help-Create Events.

Light shows, ice sculptures, holiday parades, that's part of what makes the holiday season so special. Bundling up and getting outside with your family and friends are a huge part of that, too.  

Though plenty of fun parades and light shows have already passed, there are still plenty of places to enjoy this holiday season. 

We've compiled a list of places in and around Mansfield, Texas that are celebrating the holiday season with a little bit a flare that you and the family are sure to enjoy, as well as a few fun events. 


The Nutcracker 2016 - start Dec 17 2016 0200PM

The Nutcracker 2016: Next Show, Dec 17, 2016 2:00PM

The Nutcracker 2016 MISD school show - Friday, December 16, 2016 at 10:30am & 12pm Public performances - Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 2pm & 6pm Mansfield Center for the... Read More » 


Ornament Help-Create Events - start Nov 19 2016 1000AM

Ornament Help-Create Events: Starting Dec 6, 2016 10:00AM

Vetro Glassblowing Studio and Gallery, located in historic downtown Grapevine, is “heating up” the holiday season with hand-blown glass ornament events on select dates beginning November ... Read More » 


Grand Prairie

Prairie Lights 2016 - start Dec 16 2016 0600PM

Prairie Lights 2016: Starting Dec 16, 2016 6:00PM

Through Jan. More than 4 million lights twinkle in this drive-through holiday attraction. Visitors can hop out at the Holiday Village, check out a walk-through area and see a laser show. The Light... Read More » 



INTERLOCHEN LIGHTS 2016 - start Dec 16 2016 0700PM

INTERLOCHEN LIGHTS 2016: Starting Dec 16, 2016 7:00PM

Texas Best" Christmas Lights (as voted by the viewers of the Texas Country Reporter TV Show) are always free to see. 2016 will be the 41st Anniversary of the Lights. In addition to... Read More » 


Fort Worth

Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway - start Nov 24 2016 0600PM

Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway: Starting Dec 16, 2016 6:00PM

The 2016 Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway is a 1 1/2 mile light park with over 500 amazing light displays, benefiting local charities in North Texas Read More » 



CHRISTMAS FUN ON MAIN STREET - start Dec 16 2016 0100PM

CHRISTMAS FUN ON MAIN STREET: Starting Dec 16, 2016 2:00PM

Step back in time this season at Christmas on Main and the beautiful backdrop of the Victorian-style buildings dressed up with ribbons, bows and wreaths and set aglow with twinkling light... Read More » 


ICE AND LONE STAR CHRISTMAS - start Nov 10 2016 1000AM

ICE! AND LONE STAR CHRISTMAS: Starting Dec 10, 2016 10:00AM

The Gaylord Texan Resort brings the magic of a winter wonderland indoors with its annual ICE! exhibit, featuring more than 2 million pounds of ice hand carved by a team of Chinese artisan... Read More » 



The 12 Days of Christmas - start Nov 06 2016 0900AM

The 12 Days of Christmas: Starting Dec 16, 2016 9:00AM

Celebrate the holidays like never before with this centerpiece exhibit featuring an elaborate collection of 25-foot Victorian gazebos filled with the charming costumed characters and whim... Read More » 


LCSO Presents a Holiday Safari - start Dec 17 2016 0800PM

LCSO Presents a Holiday Safari!: Dec 17, 2016 8:00PM

Feel the excitement as the LCSO and Maestro Austin celebrate the Holiday Season! The orchestra will be joined by astoundingly versatile soprano, Christina Pecce, who is currently serving ... Read More » 


Don't see your favorite holiday event or light show included? Tell us about it and we just might add it! 

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