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Where to See the Best Outdoor Christmas Light Displays in Dallas

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season by experiencing festive events and beautiful light displays.

Take a romantic horse-drawn carriage ride through elaborately-decorated neighborhoods, drive amidst the twinkling lights of spectacular holiday displays, or meander by foot through a local winter wonderland as you sip hot cocoa, eat funnel cake, enjoy a laser light show, and ice skate on an outdoor rink with your sweetheart.

DRIVE-THROUGH DISPLAYS

Highland Park Holiday Lights and Carriage Rides


Tuesday, December 1 - Thursday, December 31, 2015

Highland Park | Dallas, Texas

Drive-Through | FREE


Highland Park is one of our favorite neighborhoods for viewing holiday light displays. The most commonly toured area falls between Mockingbird (on the north) and Armstrong Parkway (on the south) from the Dallas Tollway (on the west) to Preston Road (on the east); but we also suggest venturing east of Preston over toward Drexel Drive as well. Horse-drawn carriage rides are available from Whitehaven Carriages, Threejays Carriages, and Vintage Carriage.


The Lights at Interlochen


Friday, December 16, 2016 - Sunday, December 25, 2016

Entrance at Westwood Dr. and Randol Mill Rd. | Arlington, Texas

Drive-Through | FREE


Pack a thermos of hot chocolate and plan to wait eagerly in line on most nights to get into this established neighborhood for the much-anticipated annual holiday display of lighted homes. Traffic is generally bumper to bumper for this event in which prizes are awarded for the most artistic and best theme.


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The Lights at Interlochen


Prairie Lights


Thursday, November 24, 2016 - Sunday, January 1, 2017

Lynn Creek Park at Joe Pool Lake | Grand Prairie, Texas

Drive-Through | $25.00-$35.00 per car


Be dazzled by 4 million lights set along two miles of path where hundreds of all-new displays line and arch over the roads. At the halfway mark, you'll arrive at Holiday Village where you'll want to get out of the car to find hot cocoa, apple cider, funnel cakes, kettle corn, and souvenirs. Have your picture taken with Santa, and get tickets to the Cosmic Holiday (where it actually snows), see an indoor laser show, or stroll along the Holiday Magic Walk-Through Lighted Forest twinkling with tens of thousands of lights. Back on your way, the drive ends with an actively-animated light tunnel as a grand finale.


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Prairie Lights



Gift of Lights


Thursday, November 24, 2016 - Saturday, December 31, 2016

Texas Motor Speedway | Fort Worth, Texas

Drive-Through | $25.00 per car

$3.00 for 3-D glasses to enhance viewing experience.


One of the largest holiday light displays in the state, this two-mile drive through the world-renowned motorsports facility features over 200 lighted displays with more than two million LED lights as well as a 22,000-square foot village located in the speedway infield where visitors may ride a miniature train, purchase refreshments, or get a photo with Santa.


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Gift of Lights


Tour of Lights


Friday, November 25, 2016 - Friday, December 30, 2016

Excludes Christmas Day

Valley View Lane and Interstate 35 | Farmers Branch, Texas

Drive-Through | FREE

$5.00 suggested donation per vehicle.


Tune into 107.3 FM as you cruise along one of North Texas' longest animated shows. The Tour of Lights drive-through light show will return bigger than ever with festive holiday music, over half a million flashing lights, and a grand finale show that will include Santa Claus himself.


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Tour of Lights


Santa Land


Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - Wednesday, January 4, 2017

11455 I-20 West | Tyler, Texas

Drive-Through | $25.00 per car


Head toward East Texas and remain in the warmth of your own vehicle for this Christmas wonderland where holiday sights and sounds are comprised of over 2 1/2 million lights and 24 acres of unforgettable adventures including Christmas Tree Lane, an Elfland Carousel, the Twirling Tunnel of Lights, 12-foot tall soldiers that salute as you pass them, and more. Take a ride on Santa's trailer, have your photo taken at Santa's Igloo, and stop by the gift shop or snack shack at this family-friendly drive-through venue.


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Santa Land

WALK-THROUGH DISPLAYS

Christmas in the Square


Friday, November 25, 2016 - Sunday, January 1, 2017

Frisco Square | Frisco, Texas

Walk-Through | Parking and most activities are FREE


With over 175,000 lights, 11.5 miles of wiring and 8 miles of extension cords, Christmas in the Square'is the largest choreographed holiday lights and music show in North Texas. Over 675,000 visitors attend this annual event where the same snow machines used by Disney now create a Winter Wonderland on the sidewalks of Frisco Square. Although elements change from year to year, activities include horse-drawn carriage rides, a real outdoor ice-skating rink, light and music show, Christmas tree lot, toy drive, snow flurries every 15 minutes, and more.


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Christmas in the Square


Vitruvian Lights


Friday, November 25, 2016 - Sunday, January 1, 2017

Vitruvian Park | Addison, Texas

Walk-Through | FREE


Vitruvian Park transforms into a magical holiday wonderland during Vitruvian Lights in order to celebrate the most dazzling and magical time of the year. The merriment consists of millions of sparkling LED lights wrapped around more than 550 trees, live concerts, and more. Free parking is available.


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Vitruvian Lights


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