Top Holiday Things to do with Family in Dallas/Fort Worth

axxys-holiday-logo-wht-spaceSince Axxys prides itself on being a family first company, we thought it would be nice to share a list of some the great holiday experiences going on around the Dallas / Fort Worth area this year. These are just a few of the events you may just run into some of our families. We hope this list helps you find something to do with your families this season too!

 

The Trains at NorthPark 
November 22, 2014 – January 4, 2015
For 27 years, children of all ages have been thrilled to see the amazing holiday train display at NorthPark Center.  Benefiting the Ronald McDonald House, there is over 1,600 feet of track that cross the USA, including downtown Dallas!  Be on the lookout for the Axxys train car!

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Christmas at the DSO
December 6-21, 2014
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has several amazing concerts planned in December from Family Concerts with Santa to Wynton Marsalis. Check out their schedule and make a plan to see one.
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Lone Star Christmas
November 13, 2014 – January 3, 2015
The Gaylord Texan takes Christmas celebrations to an all new level!  Their massive ICE! featuring Frosty the Snowman, display is enough but then they add in Santa’s Wild Workshop Snow Tubing,  Gingy’s Gingerbread Decorating, the amazing decorations throughout the resort and more and this is one heck of a fun activity!
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12 Days of Christmas 
November 22 – January 4, 2015
The Dallas Arboretum brings a new Holiday event to Dallas this year to get you in the Holiday Spirit! 25-foot Victorian gazebos filled with costumed characters and whimsical animals that are made famous by the beloved Christmas carol. Each gazebo will be encased in glass and extravagantly decorated on all sides to provide a dramatic, three-dimensional experience, and will feature mechanical parts and festive music that will assist in bringing the characters to an even more life-like state. Special Events are planned throughout the holidays.
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Panther Island Ice
November 21, 2014 – January 19, 2015
Boasting North Texas’s only outdoor ice skating rink, they have plans for visits from Santa, seasonal music and more.
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A Christmas Carol
November 25 – December 27, 2014
This classic tales comes to life on stage this season. Fun for the whole family, get your tickets early – I hear they sell out every year!
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Gift of Lights
November 26, 2014 – January 1, 2015
With over 2 million LED lights, this drive-thru display of Holiday Lights at the Texas Motor Speedway is a MUST DO!
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The Nutcracker
November 28 – December 7, 2014
December 12 – December 27, 2013
This classic tale comes to life with Texas Ballet Theater in 2 different locations.  It’s the perfect family traditional Christmas show. Get your tickets now.  And don’t forget to look into the Nutty Nutcracker – a PG-13 version of the show – that we hear is a good time!
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North Pole Express
Weekends starting November 28 – December 23, 2014
Take a train ride back in time with music, sleigh bells and a visit form Santa make this such a sweet experience for families!
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Fort Worth Parade of Lights
November 28, 2014
The 32ndt Annual Nighttime parade along the streets of downtown Fort Worth features over 100 lighted entries!
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Sparkle! Christmas at the Anatole!
November 28, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Indoor skating rink under 1.2 million twinkling lights? Yes please! Nightly events are held each evening as the Holidays come to life at the Hilton Anatole.
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Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade
December 6, 2014
A family tradition, we love the Children’s Medical Center Holiday Parade!  Filled with Holiday characters, marching bands, celebrities, and big floating balloons, this parade puts you in the holiday spirit.  Buy reserved seats in advance or just grab a curb (get there early!) – it’s a must do on your holiday list!
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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
December 16 – 21, 2014
The most famous reindeer of all comes to stage in an adorable musical. A great show for the whole family.

 

Want some more ideas for things to do around Dallas & Fort Worth during this holiday season? Check out the Dallas Event Calendar and the Fort Worth Events Calendar for more ideas.