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Dallas Holiday Parade & More Stuff to Do in Dallas This Weekend

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Hi Dallas!

The holiday season is in full swing and there are so many great things to do in Dallas this weekend! We can’t wait to share them with you!

From kicking off the holiday season with the Dallas Holiday Parade, to shopping small businesses, enjoying beautiful holiday lights, and more, there is no shortage of fun things to do this weekend. Keep scrolling for your weekend plans and donโ€™t forget to send it to a friend, because the more the merrier!

First things first, are you READY for the Dallas Holiday Parade this weekend?

Kick of the holiday season with the Dallas Holiday Parade! Join this fun holiday tradition in downtown Dallas and watch a cheerful parade with your whole family. Bleacher seating is available for $25. Did you know that the Dallas Holiday Parade goes back to 1987 when the Adolphus Hotel and the Children’s Medical Center Dallas each reached historic milestones and searched for a fun way to celebrate?ย 

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Dec 4 | 10:00amโ€“1:00pm
๐Ÿ“ Downtown Dallas
๐ŸŽŸ Free

Now, let Vanessa and Kally help plan the rest of your weekend!

Some Fun Things to Do This Weekend

Ship ’till you drop!

The Boho Market is popping up this weekend at the West End Association Outdoor Market! Shop small and local for all of your holiday gifts this season by supporting 20+ local artisans including jewelry makers, boutiques, woodworkers, candle makers, home good designers, and more.ย 

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Oct 8 |6:00pmโ€“10:00pm
๐Ÿ“ย  Dallas West Endย ย 
๐ŸŽŸ Free

You don’t want to miss the Grapevine Parade of Lights this weekend. This Holiday event is truly magical and such a fun experience for your whole family. The Parade of Lights features more than 100 lighted floats and marching bands. Make sure to come early to claim your spot along Historic Main Street. Did you know that Grapevine is the official Christmas Capital of Texas?

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Dec 2 | 7:00pmโ€“9:00pm
๐Ÿ“ Grapevine City Hallย 
๐ŸŽŸ Free

Are you looking for more holiday events in Dallas?

There is no shortage of festive holiday events in Dallas this season. We are so excited! From dazzling light displays, to holiday parades, movie nights, markets, holiday pop-ups, and more, your holiday season is sure to be magical. Donโ€™t Miss Out On The 10+ Best Holiday Events in Dallas

Join the The Holiday Sip Nโ€™ Stroll in downtown Garland this weekend!

Pick up your collectable Holiday Sip Nโ€™ Stroll Mug and a map of all the participating businesses and sip your way through downtown Garland. There will be an assortment of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage options such as Hot Chocolate, Hot Cider, and Mulled Wine, photos with Santa and The Grinch, DIY ornament making, holiday stories, face painting, and live music!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Dec 4 | 5:00pmโ€“8:00pm
๐Ÿ“ย Downtown Garlandย 
๐ŸŽŸ $15

Don’t miss out on the family fun!
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Come out to Klyde Warren Park this weekend for the grand Tree Lighting Celebration! Enjoy this free family tradition featuring a festive day of activities and entertainment, including photos with Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, face painting, games and crafts for children, a live holiday show with Frosty and Rudolph, as well as a performance of The Nutcracker Suite.ย 
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Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Dec 4 | 4:0pm
๐Ÿ“ Klyde Warren Park
๐ŸŽŸ Free

Cheer on our Dallas Teams!

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov 30 | 7:30pm
๐Ÿ“ American Airlines Center
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets start at $7

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Dec 2 | 7:30pm
๐Ÿ“ American Airlines Center
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets start at $11

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Nov 29 | 7:30pm
๐Ÿ“ American Airlines Center
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets start at $9

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Oct 8 | 7:30pm
๐Ÿ“ American Airlines Center
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets start at $15

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Dec 4 | 7:30pm
๐Ÿ“ American Airlines Center
๐ŸŽŸ๏ธ Tickets start at $22

Looking for some fun DIY Christmas gifts?

Let’s get creative!

Join ColorHype for their Inks and Skyline class this weekend! Youโ€™ll be using alcohol inks. Each person will get a 12ร—12 or 8ร—8 board with a vinyl cutout of the Dallas skyline already adhered. All you got to do is pick your colors and follow the instructions. This makes the perfect Christmas gift.

Want to create some more personalized gifts or add some color to your Christmas tree? ColorHype is also offering a Dipped Pour Wooden Ornaments class this weekend. You will pour the paints onto a tray and then dip an assortment of 12 or 20 ornaments. It’s so much fun!

Inks and Skyline
Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Dec 5 | 1:30pm
๐Ÿ“ Reunion Towerย 
๐ŸŽŸ $58

Dipped Pour Wooden Ornamentsย 

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Dec 5 | 5:00pm
๐Ÿ“ Reunion Towerย 
๐ŸŽŸ $58

Our Pick of the Week

CRISP & GREEN is now officially open in Lakewood. We are obsessed with this new location. Enjoy made-from-scratch salads, grain bowls, and smoothies. There is something for everyone, whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, or are looking for some dairy free options. Some of our favorites are AHH…Greek Out! and their season salad #Squashgoals.ย 

Monday | 10:30amโ€“9:00pm
Tuesday | 10:30amโ€“9:00pm
Wednesday |10:30amโ€“9:00pm
Thursday | 10:30amโ€“9:00pm
Friday | 10:30amโ€“9:00pm
Saturday | 10:30amโ€“9:00pm
Sunday | 10:30amโ€“9:00pm

๐Ÿ“ CRISP & GREEN Lakewood

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Still looking for something fun to do on Sunday?

Dallas Zoo light is a super fun drive-through holiday lights experience. You get to cruise the mile-long route through the Dallas Zoo and enjoy many magical holiday moments along the way! The Dallas Zoo Lights one million twinkling lights, holiday-themed displays, dazzling 3-D lighted sculptures, larger-than-life animal lanterns, and more! At the end the drive-thru route you can park your car and head over to the Holiday Village to snap some pics Santa, or in front of the 30-foot lighted Christmas tree. Tickets cost $65 per car.

Tip: Tune your carโ€™s radio to the Zooโ€™s station, 1680 AM to fill your car with holiday tunes and greetings.

Event Details
๐Ÿ—“ Dec 5 | 6:00pmโ€“9:30pm
๐Ÿ“ Dallas Zoo
๐ŸŽŸ $65 per vehicle

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Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa Umbrage

Vanessa is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Dallas City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Dallas area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinDallas on Instagram and Facebook.

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