Top holiday activities in and around Fort Worth for the whole family.
The winter holiday season is a beautiful time of Year to visit Texas. The warm and friendly atmosphere and the crisp cool nights make Texas a state many people put on their winter vacation list. If you are looking for family fun in Texas this holiday and through winter, continue reading for a list of holiday activities in and around Fort Worth.
Holiday Activities In Dallas-Fort Worth
There may be snow, there may not be snow, but there’s one thing for sure; the Dallas/Fort Worth area is celebrating the holidays! You never know what the weather will be like on any given day, so if you’re heading to Texas, pack a coat just in case. Oh, and we don’t all wear cowboy boots and a cowboy hat. Nor do we all ride a horse!! But we do have fun.
So Much Christmas At Gaylord Texan
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Holiday In The Park At Six Flags Over Texas – Arlington
There is nothing better than experiencing this amusement park with the family when it’s cold outside. Whether you live in Texas or are traveling here this winter, Six Flags’ Winter schedule is now only on weekends through the end of the Year. Check the schedule before you go, and this Year, you must buy your tickets online in advance. Six Flag is one of the best family activities in North Texas. Now through Jan. 2022, enjoy all the winter festivities at Six Flags. Get your tickets online.
Texas Star Dinner Theater – Grapevine
On select days, a Cold Hearted Christmas is now playing until December 26, 2021. $60 + tax. https://texasstardinnertheater.com
Old man, E. B. Neazer hates everything and everyone and is trying to shut down town, including an orphanage right before Christmas. Will he succeed or will he get a soft heart?
Ice Skating In Dallas-Fort Worth
Panther Island is Fort Worth’s only outdoor skating rink in the Metroplex. It’s open every day at Coyote Drive-In. Not an expensive activity at all. Enjoy winter wonderland at its finest (in Texas, that is). Crossing my fingers, this is a go! It’s a go and is open through January 17, 2022. Skate $10-13.
Galleria Dallas Ice Skating – skate for $12 and $5 skate rental.
Ice at the Parks, Arlington – Parks Mall – Skate $9-11, skate rental $4
Though some farmers’ markets are closed during the winter months, a few are opened during the holidays, mostly on weekends, with fewer vendors. Call before you go. See Farmers Markets in the DFW that are opened in spring/summer. Below are two to check out.
Fort Worth Cowtown Farmers Market – opened every Saturday year-round at 3821 Southwest Blvd.
Grapevine Farmers Market is a storefront on Main Street that is opened year-round.
Grapevine will have a Christmas Farmer’s Market at the Old Town Gazebo starting the weekend after Thanksgiving.
Daystar Christmas in Bedford
It’s on for 2021; Daystar Christmas is an excellent walk-through you’ll enjoy. Open until January 2, 2022.
Christmas Musical At Casa Manana
Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer Musical at Casa Manana until December 23, 2021. casamanana.org.
Christmas Capital Of Texas Grapevine
You can expect holiday happenings in Grapevine this Year. There’s no doubt Santa will be among the gang! Gather the family and head to Grapevine for some magical memories. I wrote an excellent article on this for TravelAwaits. Find it here >>> 8 Fabulous Reasons To Visit Grapevine, TX During The Holidays.
Gift Of Lights At Texas Motor Speedway
From now and until January 3, 2022, come out and enjoy the Lights. Load the car up with family and friends! This Year they are bringing out food trucks on some Saturdays. Gift Of Lights
Prairie Lights in Grand Prairie
Radiance! A Holiday Light Spectacular – 3 Cities In North Texas *2nd Year*
Radiance! A Holiday Light Spectacular will debut in Ennis, Weatherford, and Decatur until January 3, 2022. Tickets are on sale at RadianceChristmas.com
Radiance! A Holiday Light Spectacular is more than a mile long and will take about 20 to 30 minutes to drive through the entire experience. A special Radiance! Radio station frequency will be provided for guests to enjoy iconic holiday tunes as they experience the wonder, including 160 feet of animated RGB light tunnels. Food and beverages and special items, including hot chocolate, cookies, unique holiday treats, LED balloons, glow stick cotton candy, and more, will be available for purchase from the comfort of the car.
Roanoke’s Old Fashion Christmas Parade
Dickens of a Christmas – December 10, 2021, 12 PM to 9 PM.
Santa’s Village at Southlake Town Square
Open now through December 24, 2021. Lines can get long.
Holiday Lighting Festival in Denton Square
December 3, 2021, 5:30-9:30 pm.
Hopefully, this list of Holiday Activities In and Around Fort Worth will help showcase some ways you and your family can enjoy the great Lone Star State during Christmas. There are so many things to do in Texas when December rolls around, and Texas has become one of the most popular vacation spots during this time.