Weekend events: December 15-17

Check out our list of fun events happening this weekend in North Texas:

Holiday Fest at Brightwood College

  • Friday, December 15, 2017: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Bring the whole family to enjoy pictures with Santa, a tacky sweater contest, crafts for the children, and more!

Santa’s Helpers

  • Friday, December 15, 2017: 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • The 2017 Santa’s Helpers campaign is generously being sponsored by Chick-fil-A, Don Davis Auto Group, Milestone Electric and Tom Thumb

Christmas in the park

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017: 8:30 a.m.
  • Thousands of families gather in celebration of the Christmas spirit for necessities such as coats, clothes, food, a toy or bike to help make a child's Christmas wish come true

Santa arrives at Globe Life Park

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017: 10 a.m.
  • Festivities will include guided tours of the ballpark, in addition to the chance to meet Santa and enjoy holiday treats in the Kid's Zone

Holiday wreath-laying and ceremony

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017: 11 a.m.
  • Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery will host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath-laying ceremony to honor and remember our nation's Veterans

Paddington Bear at The Parks Mall

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • As part of Warner Bros. Paddington 2 Costume Tour, Paddington will be stopping by the choir performance (in front of Macy’s) and Santa set (in front of Foot Locker) at the Parks Mall in Arlington

Speedway Candy Cane Classic

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017: 4 p.m.
  • The run will take place on Texas Motor Speedway's famed 1.5-mile oval and the event will feature:
  • Special Christmas activities
  • Complimentary hot chocolate
  • A special holiday movie

Holidays at the Heard

  • Friday, December 15, 2017: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Guests will see lights and holiday décor along a half mile Heard nature trail
  • Children and the young at heart will enjoy the opportunity to take a photo with Father Christmas and Mother Nature in a festive setting
  • Hot beverages and treats will be available for purchase

Live Nativity: The Christmas story comes to life

  • Saturday, December 16, 2017: 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017: 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m.
  • The music, setting, and live animals will bring this presentation to life
  • Admission is free and complimentary hot drinks will be provided

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