The holidays are an exciting time in Fort Worth and there are several events going on that will fill your family with festive cheer.


Starlight Symphony in West 7th
Opening Night - November 20, 2015
Enjoy an exciting show of lights and holiday music while you're strolling through West 7th. The Starlight Symphony is a 5 minute light and music show on Crockett street that happens on the hour from 6PM - 10PM, Nov. 20 - Jan. 6. There will be Victorian carolers and character entertainment along with a sledding hill with real snow for kids during opening night.

XTO Parade of Lights and Christmas Tree Lighting
November 22, 2105
This annual parade kicks off the holiday season in Fort Worth. Enjoy a cup of cocoa in the Plaza and take in some family-friendly activities before viewing the parade at 6PM. After the parade, the majestic 59-foot-tall Christmas tree in Sundance Square will be lit at 7:30PM.



Photos with Santa
November 22 - December 23, 2015
Ring in the holiday season with a photo and visit with Santa Claus in the middle of festive Sundance Square Plaza. For a $10 donation get a keepsake photo of your child with Santa. Proceeds benefit Fort Worth Sister Cities International Scholarship Fund.

Thanksgiving in the Stockyards
November 27-29, 2015
After you've had your fill of turkey and football, gather the family and visit the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. Welcome the holiday season with a little western flair with a weekend full of activities sure to please the family at Stockyards Station. Here are some highlights:
12:00PM - 4:00PM Visit with Santa (make sure to bring your own camera)
12:00PM - 4:00PM Holiday Face Painting
11:45AM and 4:15PM Gunfight Shows





Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
November 24-25, 2015
See the Christmas Classic, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, come to life on the stage of Bass Hall. The live performance will feature Rudolph and his reindeer friends as they help Santa save Christmas.

View our HOLIDAY CHECKLIST to help plan your holiday fun.