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Majestic Theatre
Live at The Majestic hosts shows ranging from nationally touring concerts and comedy acts to locally produced cultural events in one of the most elegant performing arts venues in the southwest, the historic Majestic Theatre. Upcoming movies, musicals, dance performances and comedy shows include:
Dec. 2 The Wait Wait... Stand-up Tour
Dec. 10 Dallas Black Dance Theater: Espresso Nutcraker

The Majestic Theatre is located at 1925 Elm St. Information:
Dec. 3 The 2022 Toyota Dallas Holiday Parade returns to downtown Dallas on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. The parade marches down Commerce Street and through Downtown Dallas. And then join in at Main Street Gardens for the 6th Annual Family First Dallas Holiday Festival from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. While the parade is free to the public, bleacher seats are available for purchase. Information:

Dec. 3 The For Oak Cliff Farmers Market happens on the first Saturday of the month at the For Oak Cliff Community Campus at 907 E. Ledbetter Drive. The farmers market aims to improve access to fresh produce and nutritious food for the South Oak Cliff community and to provide economic opportunity for historically underserved local farmers. Market hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Information:
  • Via DART Bus Route 38 to Ledbetter at Palo Duro (westbound) and Ledbetter at Rand (eastbound)

Dec. 3 Shop Small Saturday in Carrollton. The first Saturday of each month is now known as Shop Small Carrollton. Historic Downtown Carrollton has a wide variety of shops, services and restaurants. Discover them for yourself! Information:

Dec. 3 Enjoy Santa on the Square from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 in Historic Downtown Carrollton. Santa and his reindeer will be out late this year to help light up the Square. Celebrate the holiday season in Historic Downtown with the giant snow globe, live reindeer, toy soldiers, crafts, and more! Visit the local businesses for gifts for friends and family. Join in at 6 p.m. as the Historic Downtown Carrollton Christmas tree is officially lit. Hear from the Mayor, enjoy some performances by community members, and stay for a dazzling drone light show by Sky Elements. Information:

Dec. 3 Kick off the season with Dickens in Downtown Plano, a free annual event in the heart of the Historic Downtown Plano Arts District on Saturday, Dec. 3 from 5 to 10:30 p.m. Join in for this annual celebration which includes a real snow slide, food, fun, shopping, and photos with Santa. Don't forget to grab a good viewing spot for the annual tree lighting at 7 p.m. Dickens will be in Haggard Park, McCall Plaza and on a limited section of 15th Street in Downtown Plano. Information:

Dec. 3, 10, 17 Christmas in the Branch. Celebrate the season with over a month of holiday festivities in Farmers Branch. Step into a living Christmas card during Farmers Branch's holiday extravaganza. The annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be Dec. 3 from 5 to 9 p.m. and the Holiday Marketplace at The Grove is on Dec. 10 from 5 to 9 p.m. and Dec. 17 from 5 to 9 p.m. Stroll under twinkling lights in Santa's Village and shop local vendors for unique gifts at our Holiday Marketplace at The Grove. Information:

Dec. 3 What better way to kick off the holidays than with the annual Rowlett Main St. Fest and Holiday Parade? Join in for a parade of lights, live holiday performances, food and craft vendors, and a large kids' area! We heard Santa Clause will be stopping by to get a picture with all the kids! The event is Saturday, Dec. 3 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Village of Rowlett Downtown, 4000 Main Street. Information: .

Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11 Santa's Village in Richardson is a free Holiday event open to the public in December. Join us as we celebrate the holiday season with Santa's Village at Huffhines Park! The FREE holiday event is open to the public during the first two weekends in December and includes FREE photos with Santa, musical performances and interactive activities within each village dwelling. Due to a recent fire at the City of Richardson City Hall building, Santa's Village will be modified and moved to Huffhines Park (1500 Apollo Road) for 2022. The Village will be open to stroll through and view: Dec. 5-9, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. and Dec. 12-25, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Information:

Dec. 3-17 Celebrate Holidays at Heritage Fridays and Saturdays from Dec. 3 to 17 at Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St. The holidays kick off on Dec. 3 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. with a nighttime parade through downtown Irving and annual tree lighting ceremony. Festivities continue with free family friendly events through the month of December, designed to get everyone in the holiday spirit. Events will include movies, live music, carol-oke, photos with Santa and more! Information:

Dec. 3 AT&T Performing Arts Center presents Reliant Lights Your Holidays, a free family event, starting at 5:30 p.m. in Sammons Park, 2403 Flora Street. Bring your entire family for an evening of holiday magic and music. The Center's campus will be illuminated with dazzling LED lights to celebrate the arrival of the holiday season. This free festival includes live performances from popular Selena Tribute band, BIDI BIDI BANDA and VINYL COUNTDOWN: A TRIBUTE TO ARENA ROCK, a Christmas themed drone show, courtesy of Sky Elements Drones, a wintery snow playground and kids' craft area, free photos with Santa and free miniature golf on the Reliant Putting Green. Information:

Dec. 3-27 Stroll a free Christmas Lights display at Irving's Centennial Park from dusk to 10 p.m. daily. The free holiday lights display affords a leisurely stroll through one of the jewels of Irving’s Heritage District - Centennial Park. The park is decorated with 60,000 lights on the fences, trees and bridge, and walkways are lit on each side to keep pathways visible for visitors after dark. Centennial Park is located at 444 W. Second St., a short walk from the Downtown Irving/Heritage Crossing Station. Information:

Through Dec. 31 Holiday at the Arboretum returns with a garden transformed for the magic of the season including the return of the beloved Christmas Village, the 12 Days of Christmas and the Dazzling Musical Tree. You are also invited to visit the historic DeGolyer House, elaborately decorated by renowned designer Michael Hamilton, with a NEW exhibit, The Artistry of Faith & Culture, that celebrates the diversity of the holiday season in our city. The Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Rd. Information:

Through Dec. 31 Liberty & Laughter: The Lighter Side of the White House is a special exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. With first-family anecdotes, interactive multimedia, and amusing artifacts, it offers a glimpse into the lighter side of behind-the-scenes life in the White House. Learn about presidential pranks, inside jokes, and how laughter is vital to a thriving democracy. The venue is located at 2943 SMU Blvd. on the SMU campus. Information:

Through Jan. 1 Enchant, presented by Hallmark Channel, is the world's largest holiday-themed light event, and it's bringing back the holiday spirit to Fair Park Dallas. Featuring an immersive walk-thru light maze created with over 4 million sparkling lights, Enchant also includes an impressive 100-foot-tall holiday tree, a unique ice-skating trail, live entertainment, Santa visits, and a holiday shopping marketplace with crafts, gifts, and culinary treats including festive holiday beverages and cocktails. Information:

Through Jan. 6 For the past 35 years, the Trains at NorthPark have been delighting the hearts and minds of young and old alike. Presented by Bank of Texas, this holiday family tradition has become a favorite for generations of Dallasites and includes 1,600 feet of track rolling from coast to coast on a whimsical rail journey across America. The Trains travel from the autumn foliage of New England to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge with stops along the way to see New York City, Washington DC, our beautiful city of Dallas, and the desert Southwest including the Grand Canyon and the Garden of the Gods - we even have some interplanetary visitors from Outer Space! Information:

Dec. 10 The Urban Market returns to downtown Garland. Enjoy this "Food & Finds" Pop-Up Market in the heart of downtown Garland from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Featured are local vendors that specialize in farm-fresh foods as well as vintage, repurposed, upcycled, and handcrafted goods. Information:

Dec. 10 CityLine Merry Market returns on Saturday, Dec. 10 from 1 to 9 p.m. in partnership with The Boho Market! Shop your favorite local makers and vendors from the Night Markets featuring handmade and vintage goods, plus live music, and more holiday fun to enjoy while you shop. Bring friends and family to shop, indulge, and discover the treasures of The Boho Market. Information:

Dec. 10 Saturdays on the Square. Decorate your own Christmas cookie while you shop small for those last-minute gifts in Historic Downtown Carrollton! All supplies will be provided by Cooking the Details. It all happens in the Historic Downtown Square in Carrollton from 5 to 7 p.m. Information:

Dec. 10 Movies in the Park is at Klyde Warren Park, 2012 Woodall Rodgers Frwy. From blockbusters to animated favorites, from musicals to comedies, you won't want to miss any of these fun, free, family-friendly flicks in the 2022 lineup presented by Scott K. Ginsburg and Family.

  • Saturday, Dec. 10, 7 p.m.
    The Santa Clause
Grab a space on the lawn, enjoy a food truck picnic and let the cinematic fun begin. All movie screens provided by Ultimate Outdoor Entertainment. Information:

Dec. 15 Celebrate Thirsty Third Thursdays in Downtown Garland on the third Thursday of the month from 5 to 8 p.m. Visit participating locations during their extended business hours, take advantage of their specials and enjoy a complimentary beverage while you shop. This event is free and open to the public. Check back for an Eventbrite RSVP link to let us know you are coming and we will reserve an exclusive event bag for you. On the day of the event, check in at the Landmark Museum, 393 N. 6th Street to pick up your wristband, event swag, and a map. Thirsty Thursday attendees that visit all participating businesses will be entered into a raffle for gift cards at the end of the night. Be sure to return to Landmark Museum for the raffle drawing. Information:

Tall and proud, the giraffes at Giants of the Savanna are not above looking for a "handout" - especially when it contains a fresh green leaf of romaine lettuce. The Diane and Hal Brierley Giraffe Ridge offers a fun animal encounter at the Dallas Zoo as guests can choose to feed the animals when they gaze eye-to-eye with the tallest animal on land. This is just one of many adventures to discover at Texas' largest and oldest zoo. Information:
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Events in Fort Worth, Denton and Lewisville

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Fort Worth:

Dec. 3 Ring in the holidays at the 21st Annual Christmas in the Stockyards, featuring festive activities such as our holiday ice rink, sounds of the season, photos with Cowboy Santa, story time with Mrs. Claus, reindeer games, Strolling Dicken's Carolers, Cowboy Poetry and a spectacular Christmas Parade! Events will take place between 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. throughout the Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District. The Fort Worth Stockyards are located at 131 E. Exchange Ave. Information:

The Herd Twice Daily, 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The Texas Longhorn and the American cowboy are two of the most enduring symbols of the Old West. They're a big reason why Fort Worth earned the nickname "Cowtown." And they formed the core of the great cattle drives of the late nineteenth century. Now, the romance and mystique of cowboys and cattle drives returns to Fort Worth with The Herd - Texas Longhorns driven by genuine Texas cowhands - offering an unforgettable glimpse into the past. You'll hear the jingle of spurs, the cattle bawling, and the rhythm of the hoof beats. As The Herd passes, a bygone era comes to life before your eyes. The world's only twice-daily cattle drive happens at 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily in the Stockyards National Historic District, 130 E. Exchange Ave. in Fort Worth. Look for the Drovers before and after each cattle drive for photo opportunities and to learn more about life on the trail! Note: drives are not held on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. Information:

Sundance Square offers the widest range of entertainment options in Fort Worth. Live music, live theatre, and improv comedy. World-class shows and performances. Museums and art galleries. Nightlife and hangouts. Movies both indoors and out. Plus special events and festivals for both adults and kids. Learn more at:

Denton and Lewisville:

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Dec. 2-3 Wassail Weekend is an event organized by the Denton Downtown Main Street Association (DMSA). This organization works to put together family-friendly events that encourage visitors and residents to enjoy historic downtown Denton. During the festivities of the annual Denton Holiday Lighting Festival, downtown merchants stir up their best wassail receipts to give free tastings to the public. In addition to Friday's festivities, businesses have the option to continue the wassail fun on Saturday while shopping and dining. Enjoy the fun on Friday, Dec. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec 3 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Downtown Denton Square is located at 110 W. Oak St. Information:

Discover Denton's historic Courthouse-on-the-Square, built in 1896, making the building at the center of a town more than 100 years old! The building itself is beautiful with architectural details that make the courthouse shine as an icon for Denton County. The best part about the Courthouse-on-the-Square is that everything in Denton seems to revolve around it. With something going on every day on the Square, there is no such thing as a dull day in downtown Denton. Whether you're looking for a place to listen to live music, grab a drink, or even an old-fashioned ice cream sundae, you only have to walk a few steps from the Courthouse to find it. Information:

UNT Art Path Discover the UNT Art Path, a self-guided walking tour of art works on the University of North Texas campus. You can pick up UNT Art Path brochures in the University Union Information Center, the Office of the Dean in the Art Building, UNT on the Square and the Alumni Center at Gateway Center. Docent-led tours are available by appointment. For information, contact Tracee W. Robertson, UNT Art Gallery Director, or Eva James Toia, development director for the College of Visual Arts and Design, at 940-565-4001 or [email protected] or visit

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Special Offers with your DART Pass

Nasher Sculpture Center image Conceived as a serene urban retreat for the enjoyment of modern art, the Nasher Sculpture Center is the home of the renowned Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection of modern and contemporary sculpture. The Collection - which numbers more than 300 sculptures together with 20th century paintings, drawings, prints and photographs - rotates in thematic installations throughout the Center's seamless blend of indoor and outdoor exhibition spaces: an elegant, light-filled 55,000-square-foot building designed by Renzo Piano and a spacious garden created by Peter Walker. The Nasher Sculpture Center is located at 2001 Flora Street. Special Nasher Sculpture Center offer with a DART Pass: Show your same-day DART Pass to receive a $2 discount off the regular Adult admission price. Information:

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