Arlington CVB’s Growing List of Holiday Events 2016
By Office of Communication
Posted on November 11, 2016, November 11, 2016

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The holidays are upon us, and the spirit of Arlington holidays are some of the best in the state to keep your Christmas cheer levels up. Take a look at the Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau's list of anything and everything you can do with your family while in Arlington for the holidays in 2016!

Some events have dates that are to be determined, so please check back with "The Pursuit of Happy" blog at for weekly updates.

The 6th Annual Texas Christkindl Market
November 25th - December 23rd
Celebrate the season German style with shopping, great food, and lots more fun for everyone in the market's 6th year in the Arlington Entertainment District. Inspired by cherished German tradition, this family-friendly market features a unique shopping experience for holiday gifts, decorations and one-of-kind finds. Plus, FREE admission, parking and live music!

Six Flags Holiday in the Park
November 19th - January 1st
Catch millions of lights lighting up the Arlington sky at Six Flags Over Texas' Holiday in the Park. Let the magic lights perk up your spirit just in time for the holidays, or let unlimited hot cocoa and the prospect of sliding down Frosty's snow hill put a smile on your face and holiday cheer in your spirit during the most wonderful time of the year at Six Flags. One of our favorite parts is the food selection - we recommend the roasted nuts and the Cowboy Burrito-meat, cheese and potatoes made right in front of you, YUM!

The Lights at Interlochen
December 16th - December 25th
One of the best places in the state to catch drive-thru Christmas lights for over 40 years, the Interlochen neighborhood will be accepting the normal influx of holiday Christmas light hunter December 16- Christmas day from 7 pm thru 11 pm. Not only with the lights impress and dazzle you with a light show, but you'll be able to take the family, crank up the "Feliz Navidad" and soak up the holiday spirit with your loved ones.

Insider tip: get there early to beat the crowd!

Holiday Lights Parade
December 3 @ 6 PM
Bring your friends, family, foldable chairs to the annual Arlington Holiday Lights Parade in the Downtown/University District. Thousands congregate each year to catch the show that features floats from area businesses and organizations that ends with the ceremonial tree lighting on the steps of Arlington City Hall. Bring cameras, because Santa will be there for photos across the street from City Hall at Levitt Pavilion.

Adventure to Santa at the Parks at Arlington Mall
November 4 - December 24
Last year it was Shrek, this year get in the holiday spirit with Kung-Fu Panda! Adventure to Santa takes the timeless chance to meet Santa and turns it into an immersive holiday adventure for parents and kids alike amplified with technological wizardry that leads the whole group to the North Pole to have a private meeting and photo session with Santa. Our tip is to make a reservation, as lines at the mall can get long.

Symphony Arlington Holiday Safari
December 15
Join Symphony Arlington with a Holiday Safari! The annual sing-along of cherished holiday favorites is sure to be a hit with family and friends.

Arlington Music Hall CHRISTMASPECTAULAR!© -Evening Show
December 2 @ 7:30 PM
From the mind of former Disney Show Director/Writer Claud Smith III, CHRISTMASPECTAULAR showcases fresh new acapella vocal stylings created just for the show that features " sensational singers, dynamic dancers, charming children, a kick-line of lovely young ladies, colorful costumes, sparkling special effects and a visit from Santa himself."

A Christmas Carol: Scrooge and Marley at Theatre Arlington
December 2 - 18
"Famous the world over, the heart-warming story of Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and the others is a classic of world literature. Mr. Horovitz's adaptation is brilliantly theatrical and adds elements of inventiveness and creativity that will delight audiences of all ages." Adults are $23, seniors $21, students with valid IDs are $21 and groups of 10 or more are $18.50+ each.

Breakfast with Santa at Alley Cats
Dates TBD

Searching for Santa at Globe Life Park
Dates TBD

Santa Land at Lincoln Square
November 25 - December 24
For the past 14 years, Lincoln Square has sponsored Santa Land, where Santa, the elves and Mrs. Claus are available for photos with the kids. Each child that participates will get a small toy, and all proceeds to photo purchases will go to Wish with Wings, a charity that grants wishes to terminally or critically ill children. Plus, during this time, give back to SafeHaven of Tarrant Country via the Santa's Sack Program, running December 10-19 (12-6 M-F and 12-3 Saturdays), where Lincoln Square donates suite space to the charity where the community is able to drop off new gifts for the women and children living in their emergency shelters.

Decorators Warehouse
Texas' #1 Christmas store is in Arlington, come peruse more than an acre of Christmas décor and whimsical Christmas displays. One of the biggest in the world, Decorator's Warehouse houses 150 styles of pre-lit lifelike Christmas trees, garlands, ornaments, ribbons, wreaths, life-size display pieces and more! They even have an area for non-shoppers to hang out and catch some TV.

Breakfast with Santa at Dave & Busters
December 10 at 8 am
Breakfast with Santa is served up at $19.99 per person unlimited video game play on your D&B game cards, a breakfast buffet that includes all the breakfast favorites, activities, $10 power card and more. Purchase your online tickets to the event at the link above. Underage policies apply.

Christmas at Knapp Heritage Park
Date TBD

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