Holiday Checklist

  1. Sundance Square Plaza tree lighting, Nov. 19
  2. XTO Energy Parade of Lights in Downtown Fort Worth, Nov. 20 
  3. Texas Ballet Theater “The Nutcracker,” Bass Hall, Dec 9-24
  4. West 7th ‘s Starlight Symphony, Nov. 23 through the season
  5. Texas Motor Speedway’s Gift of Lights, largest drive-through lights in Texas, Nov. 24-Dec. 30
  6. Panther Island Ice, outdoor skating with views of downtown, Nov. 18-Jan. 16
  7. Christmas in the Stockyards, Dec. 3
  8. Holiday performances at Bass Hall, including Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Cirque Dreams Holidaze
  9. Texas-native Kacey Musgraves’ “A Very Kacey Christmas,” Billy Bob’s Texas, Dec. 21
  10. Shopping across the city, from Sundance Square and Stockyards to West 7th, Camp Bowie and Near Southside
  11. Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, Dec. 23
  12. Shop Fort Worth swag at Main Street Visitor Center in Sundance Square
  13. “Santa Claus A New Musical” at Casa Manana, Nov. 25-Dec. 3
  14. Stay active with YMCA Turkey Trot (Nov. 24), Speedway Candy Cane Classic Holiday Dash (Dec. 17), Jingle Bell Run (Dec. 3)