That most magical time of the year is nearly here. Fort Worth has several family-friendly events that will help you count down the days until Christmas. 


Fort Worth Stockyards

The Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District will hosted its annual Christmas in the Stockyards presented by Wells Fargo on Saturday, December 2, but kiddos can enjoy photos with Santa Fridays thru Sundays, 12- 5 p.m. in Stockyards Station. Last day for pictures is December 24.

 

Fairmount National Historic District

The Fairmount Neighborhood’s FESTIVUS may have concluded, but there's nothing better than cruising through this festive neighborhood with the family and enjoying the many decorated homes and light shows.

 

Sundance Square

View Fort Worth’s giant Christmas tree anytime at Sundance Square Plaza through early January. The 65-foot-tall spruce is a magical sight to behold. Photos with Santa cost $20 through December 23 at the following times:

Friday & Saturdays: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sundays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

 

Texas Motor Speedway

Where can you find the largest holiday lights display in Texas? At Texas Motor Speedway beginning this Thanksgiving through December 30. Gift of Lights is a two-mile joy ride featuring hundreds of bright Christmas-themed displays. The journey concludes at Santa’s Village where you can ride a miniature train, grab dinner and take a photo with Santa. Admission starts at $25 for cars and trucks.

 

Crockett Row at West 7th

The shops along Crockett Row at West 7th will be merry and bright, thanks to hourly music and light shows held on the hour from 6-10 p.m. from November 23 through December 31 as part of Starlight Symphony. Santa Claus will make special appearances on Dec. 23 with 95.9 FM The Ranch Party Patrol.

 

The Cultural District

In celebration of its 125th anniversary, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will be illuminated in a spectacular array of festive lights. The Modern Lights show will be on display from 5 p.m. to midnight through January 6.