Get Into The Holiday Spirit With Arlington Parks’ December Events
By Danica Dodson, Arlington Parks & Recreation
Posted on November 30, 2022, November 30, 2022

Young girl sitting on Santa's lapThe most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season is here! Mark your calendar for these upcoming December events with Arlington Parks and Recreation.

Old Towne Christmas Craft Fair – Saturday, December 3

Join us at Dottie Lynn Recreation Center on December 3 for the Annual Old Towne Christmas Craft Fair! Shop special handcrafted holiday goods from local vendors, beginning at 9 AM. There will also be fun activities for kids including craft stations, photos with Santa, bounce house, and more! This event is free to attend.

Click here to save your spot for fun kids’ activities ahead of time by registering online!

Photos With Santa – Saturday, December 10

Guess who’s coming to town? Santa will be making a special appearance at The Beacon Recreation Center on December 10 from 10 AM – 12 PM! Bring your camera and smile big for Santa. Register for a time slot to guarantee your spot! $5 per photo.

Click here to register!

Lantern Festival – Saturday, December 10

Join us as we light up the night at Cliff Nelson Recreation Center for this festive holiday event! Upon check-in, participants will be provided with a paper lantern and supplies to decorate. Lanterns will have a send off, floating on Cliff Nelson's scenic pond. Enjoy holiday music, vendors, and a snowman building contest from 6-8 PM for a wonderful seasonal experience. The event is free to attend or $10 per lantern. All ages welcome.

Click here to register!

Senior Holiday Hotcakes (55+ yrs) – Monday, December 12

Celebrate the Christmas season by joining us for holiday hotcakes at East Library and Recreation Center! Be sure to dress your best so we can take pictures next to our beautiful Christmas tree. We will also play bingo and have prizes! Must be 55+ years of age and have an annual Senior Activity Pass to participate. This pass is $25 for residents of Arlington or $35 for non-residents to enjoy a year's worth of senior activities.

Please call 817-275-1351 to register.

Cookies With the Clauses – Saturday, December 17

Everyone is welcome to come decorate cookies, play festive games, and make some holiday crafts with Mr. and Mrs. Claus at East Library and Recreation Center! Don't forget your camera for pictures with the Claus family. Families are welcome. Festivities will begin at 10 AM and the cost is $5 per child.

Click here to register!

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