Holiday in the Park at Six Flags is great during the day, and at night millions of colored, twinkling lights shine around the park!
Know Before You Go
Many of the regular rides are closed during Holiday in the Park.
The Six Flags Tree of Trees lights nightly at 6:30pm, and there are shows by the carousel at 7:30pm and 8:30pm.
There are many small kiosk that open just for Holiday in the Park offering seasonal favorites such as hot chocolate, apple cider and many yummies! One of our favorites each year is the Large Skillet!
New for 2015 is Campfire Smores, where you can purchase a smores kit to make campfire smores.
There are still campfires around the park just for keeping warm on chilly days and nights!
There are many fun Christmas themed shows during Holiday in the Park, be sure to ask for a daily schedule at the front gate.
We’ve never seen Santa at Six Flags, but you must reserve your time and Mrs. Clause also sees each child.
My VERY favorite thing about Holiday in the Park, after all the lights and Christmas music, is the Frosty Snowhill! Where else can you ride down a real snow hill on a sled in Texas! It was really warm this season, and we left a little wet, but we still had big smiles on our face!
For more about Six Flags Over Texas, please click HERE.
Things to do in Arlington
River Legacy Living Science Center is open 7 days a week, and has a terrific interpretive center with live animals. Click HERE to read more about it.
River Legacy Park offers walking and mountain bike trails, a paddling trail along the Trinity River, playground with grills and much more! Click HERE to read more! The park offers many annual activities, including Tents & Tales campout, click HERE for more information.
Crystal Canyon Natural Area has a 1/2 mile trail which highlights the area’s geology, but there’s also a great tale of hidden treasure here. To read more, click HERE.
Southwest Nature Preserve offers more a more strenuous 1 mile loop with steep terrain, plus 3 fishing ponds and picnic tables. Click HERE to read more.
Allen Saxe Park is a small neighborhood park with a fishing pond. Click HERE to read more. Marti Van Ravenswaay Park offers a big green space, basketball hoops and grills. For more information, click HERE.
Red Kane Park has a fun playground, fishing pond, and walking trails. Click HERE to read more. Early each summer we love walking the trail in search of the peacocks that live in the area. Click HERE to read more.
The YMCA Exercise trail is a 3/4 of a mile soft trail that is open to the public. Click HERE to read more.
Veterans Park Disc Golf Course is a good and busy course in Arlington, with wonderful terrain and elevation drops you wouldn’t expect to find on a N. Texas course. Click HERE to read more.
The Fish Creek Linear Trail is a 7 mile long hard-surface hike and bike trail that goes into Grand Prairie. Click HERE to read more.
The Cody Rocamontes Skatepark is a FREE skatepark in North Arlington. Click HERE for more information.
The Arlington Animal Shelter offers tours, animal adoptions, classes and much more. Click HERE for more information.
UTA Planetarium runs great shows on their domed screen, including Texas Sky, laser shows and our favorite, Spacepark 360. For more information click HERE.
Round One Bowling and Arcade is the Parks Mall makes striking out fun! Click HERE to read more.
Alley Cats Family Entertainment offers bowling, putt-putt, rock-climbing, laser tag, batting cages and lots of games. Click HERE for more information.
Dyno-Rock is a great place for indoor rock climbing, and the helpful staff with assist getting you started! Click HERE to read more.
The Elzie Odom Athletic Center also has a rock climbing wall, along with basketball court and more. Click HERE for more. The Hugh Smith Recreation Center has an indoor pool, which is open to the public on Friday nights. Click HERE to read more.
The Levitt Pavilion brings live music to Arlington, most of which is free, and is the centerpiece of annual events such as the Holiday Lights and 4th of July Parade and fireworks show! Click HERE to read more.
Six Flags Over Texas will thrill and delight you with great amusement park rides! Click HERE for more! Fright Fest at Six Flags will scare you with more than just their rides! Click HERE for more information. Six Flags Holiday in the Park runs from usually the second weekend in November through December. Click HERE to read more.
Six Flags Hurricane Harbor is the place to stay cool during the summer! Click HERE for more.
Howard Moore Play Pool is a splash pool for younger children. For more information, click HERE.
Alan Bolden Pool is big hit each summer with high dive boards! Click HERE to read more.
The Village Creek Paddling Trail and Lake Arlington Paddling Trail are great places to kayak or canoe, and Village Creek can be challenging when water is released from the pumping station. Click HERE to read more.
The Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park are always winners when it comes to something fun to do in Arlington! Click HERE for Mommy Tips when visiting.
Creative Hands is a fun place to take the kids to pick out ceramic or plaster pieces to paint, with many nice items for keepsakes. Click HERE for more information.
Christmas Lights of Interlochen is an Arlington Tradition at Christmas, with police directing traffic in this very popular neighborhood filled with twinkling lights! Click HERE for more.
Texas Christkindl Market is another holiday favorite in Arlington. Click HERE to read more.
Campo Verde and the Kulesz Light Display are another Christmas tradition in Arlington! Click HERE to read more.
Adventure to Santa is a fun Santa experience at the Parks Mall. Click HERE to read more.
The YMCA’s Central Branch rings in the New Year’s with an annual Polar Plunge! Click HERE for more information.
Holiday in the Park, Six Flags
2201 Road to Six Flags St E, Arlington
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