What’s Happening This Weekend in Texas

Check out my picks of the BEST happenings across the state this weekend!

 

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Dec. 7 – 9

Austin/Hill Country

Dec. 10 – 23  Zilker Trail of Lights, Austin  Walk through a magical event that showcases everything that we love about Austin—from music and food to creativity and family fun.  Click HERE to visit their website.

Now – Dec. 30  Winter Wonderland at the Circuit, Circuit of the Americas, Austin See the incredible Chinese Lanterns, children’s activities, ice skating and much more! Click HERE for more information.

Now – Dec. 30  Ice Skating on the Whole Foods Rooftop, Austin  One of the most fun place to ice skate! Click HERE for more information.

Dec. 1 – 23  Twisted Christmas at Scream Hollow, Bastrop  A new twist on Christmas, come experience the delights by day of a German village and Krampus Haunts after dark!  Click HERE for more information.

 

San Antonio

Dec. 8  Super Saturday at the Witte Museum, Texas Holiday Traditions  Discover 300 years of Texas Traditions!  Click HERE for more information.

Now – Dec. 31  San Antonio Zoo Lights, San Antonio  Explore the zoo after dark, lit with thousands of colorful lights!  Click HERE for more information.

Now – Jan 6  Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, San Antonio  Holiday fun, thrill rides, holiday shows and more!  Click HERE for more information.

Now – Jan. 6  Christmas Celebration at Sea World, San Antonio  Thrill to the fun at Seaworld this Holiday Season, with lights, fun seasonal shows and more!  Click  HERE for more information.

Now – January 6th 6pm Light the Way, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio  Walk through a wonderland of lights!

Now – Dec. 31  Nature Connects: Art with Lego Bricks, San Antonio Botanical Gardens  See 13 Nature Inspired Lego Sculptures in the Gardens.  Click HERE for more information.

DFW

Now – Jan. 1  Ice at the Gaylord Resort, Grapevine  Explore ice sculptures, tubing and much more at this fun annual event.  Click HERE for more information.

Dec. 8-9  Candlelight at Dallas Heritage Village, Dallas  Travel back in time at the annual Candlelight holiday celebration. Sing along with strolling carolers, tell St. Nicholas your holiday wishes, and make holiday crafts. The Village will be decked in festive lights and traditional decor, wagon rides, local groups perform on three stages all evening. Festive foods are available for purchase from food trucks as well as a bake sale, traditional kettle korn, nuts and more.  Parking is FREE.

Now – Dec 31  Holiday at the Arboretum  Don’t miss the wonderful events and decorations at the Dallas Arboretum, including the lighted gazebos of the 12 Days of Christmas, lit up in the evenings!  Click HERE for more information.

Nov. 23 – Dec. 16  Mainstay Farm, Cleburne  Spend a day on the farm, pick out a Christmas Tree, enjoy a hayride and much more!  Click HERE for more information.

Now – Jan. 6   Trains at Northpark, Dallas  Enjoy this festive display of miniature trains running on tracks inside Northpark Mall, which also has a puppet show and Santa.  Click HERE for more information.

Nov. 23- Dec. 31  Christmas in the Square, Frisco  Choreographed lights and ice skating in the town square.  Click HERE for more information.

Nov. 23 – Dec. 30  Enchant Christmas, Arlington A walk-thru maze of Christmas lights, ice-skating trails, concessions, marketplace and holiday cheer!  Click HERE for more information.

Nov. 22 – Dec. 30  Prairie Lights, Grand Prairie  A drive-thru light display with a stop for a children’s activities, Santa, concessions and hot chocolate and a walk-thru lighted forest.  Click HERE for more information.

Now – Jan. 1  Dallas Zoo Lights at the Dallas Zoo  Come see the zoo transformed into a wonderland of lights! Click HERE for more information.

Houston/Galveston

Now – Jan. 6  Magical Winter Lights, LaMarque  Walk through these amazing Japanese Lanterns, midway rides and watch Chinese Acrobats.  Click HERE for more information.

Nov. 23- Dec. 31  Sugar Land Holiday Lights, Sugar Land  Drive through a Winter Wonderland of Lights at this fun, family event.  Click HERE for more information.

Nov 17 – Dec. 30  Holiday Splash Schlitterbahn, Galveston  Ride the Boogie Bahn with Santa, Indoor Light Shows, and much more at the indoor waterpark!  Click HERE for more information.

Now – Feb. 28th  Daily  Open House, Houston   Check out the ultimate Open House in Houston!  This fun, interactive art display in Downtown Houston is open to the public.  Click HERE for more information.

Waco/Central Texas

Nov. 9 – Dec. 30  Santa’s Wonderland, College Station  Explore Santa’s Wonderland on a hayride, then go sledding, and enjoy festive food and activities!  Click HERE for more information.

Nov. 17 – Dec. 9  Robinson Family Farm Christmas, Temple  Come pick a Christmas Tree and spend a day on the farm.  Click HERE for more information.

Coastal Bend

West Texas

East Texas 

Nov. 11 – Dec. 27th  The Polar Express at the Texas State Railroad, Palestine  Ride on the Historic Train and hear the story of the Polar Express!  Click HERE for more information.

Now – Dec. 23  Yesterland Farms, Canton  One of the biggest Pumpkin Patches and Farm Festivals opens for the holiday season!  Corn Maze, Apple Cannons, rides and much more!  Click HERE for more information.

South Texas/South Padre Island/The Valley

 

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