Are you ready to get into the Christmas spirit? Below are some events to help get you started:

Santa’s Arrival at Fort Worth Stockyards

  • Friday, November 24, 2017: 11:30 a.m.

  • Bring the whole family to enjoy Santa’s arrival!

  • Santa will be led down East Exchange Avenue on his magical stagecoach

  • Photos with Santa will be available at his depot inside Stockyards Station (Suite 139)

  • Other activities include caroling, the Cow Camp, face painting, story time with Mrs. Claus, and more!

  • Click the link above to see the full schedule

Enchant – A World of Christmas Wonder Awaits

  • Friday, November 24, 2017: 5 p.m.

  • This Christmas event will run until December 31, 2017

  • Surrounded by millions of dazzling lights, the memories you make at Enchant will last well beyond the holiday season!

  • Attendees can enjoy the world’s largest light maze, a skating pond, Santa’s palace, the Enchant Christmas market, and much more!

  • Tickets are available here

Christmas Tree Lighting at The Star

  • Friday, November 24, 2017: 6 p.m.

  • Come out and witness the first annual lighting of The Star’s 52-foot Christmas tree, located on Tostitos Championship Plaza

  • This free event will kick off the Cowboys Christmas Spectacular, a weekly holiday performance (every Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m.) showcasing the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Drumline, appearances by Santa and more!

Vitruvian Lights – A Magical Night of Lights

  • Friday, November 24, 2017: 6 p.m.

  • Vitruvian Park in Addison transforms into a Magical Holiday Wonderland during Vitruvian Lights; Friday, November 24, 2017 through Monday, January 1, 2018

  • On November 24, Town of Addison Mayor Pro Tempore Ivan Hughes “flips the switch” at 6 p.m.!

  • This event will feature:

    • A performance by the Jordan Kahn Orchestra

    • Gourmet Food Trucks

    • Delicious Desserts

    • FREE Photos with Santa

    • An Elf Balloon Artist

    • Holiday Shopping Village

    • Addison Police & Fire Santa’s Heroes Toy Drive, and much more!

Grand Tree Lighting Celebration at Galleria Dallas

  • Friday, November 24, 2017: 12 p.m.

  • Saturday, November 25, 2017: 6 p.m.

  • Galleria Dallas celebrates its 36th holiday season with tree lightings, ice skating performances, and more!

  • This event can be seen from all levels, on the center Court

  • Every show features:

    • Missile Toes, Galleria’s ice-skating, back-flipping, pyrotechnic Santa

    • Local children performing

    • A countdown to a fireworks finale

    • The lighting of the country’s tallest indoor Christmas tree!

Slappy’s Holiday Circus

  • Friday, November 24, 2017: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

  • Saturday, November 25, 2017: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

  • Head over to Galleria Dallas and experience a classic European Circus with puppets, magicians, clowns, contortionists, and more!

  • This free event will be located on level 1, near Belk and Nordstrom

Light Up Lowest Greenville

  • Saturday, November 25, 2017: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • The lighting ceremony will take place at 7 p.m.

  • Santa will be near GAPCo with a reindeer and his sleigh from 6 p.m. through 8 p.m. for photo opportunities

  • Bring a can of food or $1 to donate to Reverse Food Truck and get an ornament to help decorate the LGC Pallet Tree

Santa Cares

  • Sunday, November 26, 2017: 9 a.m.

  • Children with special needs and their families are invited to a private photo session with Santa in an environment that supports children with sensory, physical and developmental needs

  • This event will be located on level 2, near Belk