Wednesday, December 11, 2013


Best Holiday Light Displays in Dallas/Fort Worth ~ 2013

Bring on the Holiday Light displays!!  Here is your list of the BEST Holiday Lights in Dallas/Fort Worth for this year:

Drive-Thru Displays:

The Gift of Lights: The 4th annual lighting of Texas Motor Speedway, more than two million LED lights are use to illuminate the trail.  Guests are invited to drive thru the trail nightly beginning at 5:30 pm and lasting until 9 (10 pm on weekends) thru January 5. Buy your tickets online to get $2 off ($15-20/car)

Prairie Lights Holiday Display: Each year, this light show located on the shores of Joe Pool Lake (Lynn Creek Park) grows - this year up to 4 Million lights! Walk-thru displays and pictures with Santa.  Nightly 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (10 :00 pm weekends) through December 31. ($15-20/car)

Farmers Branch Holiday Tour of Lights: Starting at the Farmers Branch City Hall and winding around the parking area, over 300,000 lights bring this display to life with pirate ships, trains, and even Santa. Nightly 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm through December 30. FREE

Grayson County 10th Annual Holiday Light Show:  Just a quick drive north up to Sherman to drive through this fantastic holiday light trail. Free drive-thru light trail.  Nightly 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm thru December 31. FREE

Home Displays:

McKinney Christmas: Over 80,000 lights all set to 6 different songs, this McKinney light display has grown bigger each year. Nightly 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (11:00 pm weekends) thru December 31.

Interlochen Lights Display: More than 200 homeowners dress up their homes in lights & animated displays. Nightly December 19-31, 2013 from 7 pm - 11 pm
Randol Mill Rd & Westwood Dr, Arlington, TX

Highland Park: Seeing the lights of Highland Park is a Dallas tradition. Many homes light up brilliantly for the holidays, also a fun neighborhood to ride through in carriage.  Nightly thru December 31.
Armstrong Parkway/Preston Road, Dallas, TX

Pharr's Christmas Extravaganza:  Over 200,000 lights adorn this Farmers Branch home set to fun Christmas music.  A train runs nightly from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm and Santa visits on the weekends.  Nightly starting at 5:45 pm -10:00 pm (11:00 pm on weekends) thru January 1.

Gordon Lights:  One family's home that lights up each night with 125,000 lights.  It is timed to music that can be picked up on your car radio. Nightly from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm (11 pm weekends) thru January 6.

Must See Trees:

Sundance Square Christmas Tree: Gorgeous 55' Blue Spruce tree displayed in the heart of downtown Fort Worth through January 6. Enjoy nightly choirs/performances.
Sundance Square, Downtown Fort Worth, TX

Galleria Dallas Christmas Tree: This beautiful tree sits on the ice rink in the center of the Galleria and is breathtaking. Catch daily ice skating shows.

Downtown Grapevine Lightshow Spectacular: Nightly shows at the Town Square Gazebo - sing along with the Christmas Tree and watch the light show.  Runs continuously 6 pm - 11 pm.

Wow! There is a ton to see! Can you make it to them all?

If you have any Holiday Light Displays to add to our list, please feel free to leave them in the comments or email me.

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