ONE: Texas Christkindl Market

November 18, 2021 – January 2, 2022

Choctaw Stadium (formerly known as Globe Life Park)

Back in person, this family-friendly market, inspired by a cherished German tradition, features holiday gifts, decorations, and other festive goods. Holiday shoppers will find exclusive Käthe Wohlfahrt Christmas decorations and designs from the renowned Rothenburg ob der Tauber Christmas Village in Germany, as well as experience authentic German cuisine. The market is free, parking may apply. Information on parking here.

TWO: The Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey

November 18, 2021 – January 2, 2022

Choctaw Stadium (formerly known as Globe Life Park)

This year The Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey is making their Texas debut at Choctaw Stadium, next to the Texas Christkindl Market.  With Christmas Spirit running low, Santa’s sleigh’s compass goes haywire, and Scout Elf Tiny Tinkerman and the Scout Elves need human help! Where’s the Lone Star State’s best place for finding cheer? Choctaw Stadium's dazzling star-filled concourse, of course! Tickets can be purchased here. Information on parking here.

THREE: Six Flags Over Texas Holiday in the Park

November 20, 2021 – January 2, 2021

Seeking thrills along with some holiday magic? Look no further than Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas! Open for select days, this immersive winter wonderland experience features seasonal entertainment with festive shows and dancing reindeer, a Merry Marketplace where you can indulge in holiday favorites like hot chocolate and smores, and the chance to slide down The Frosty Snow Hill, a hill covered in real snow!

FOUR: Interlochen Lights

Daily in December

This 40+-year holiday tradition is a free display of Christmas lights put up by residents in the Lake Interlochen community who love sharing the spirit of the season. Cruise through the neighborhood to experience miles of twinkling Christmas decorations for you and your kids to “ooo” and “ahh” over.

FIVE: Campo Verde

Weekly, Tuesday – Sunday

If Christmas and Mardi Gras had a baby, it would look like the inside of Campo Verde! The Holiday season begins in October and goes all the way through March at this unique dining spot...a must-see extravaganza’ to add to your holiday plans! We haven’t counted them, but there’s probably a million lights that make up a canopy over the whole ceiling, with garland, 50 Santa Claus’, Christmas trees, and model trains throughout the entire restaurant and bar area.

SIX: Arlington Holiday Lights Parade

December 11, 2021

Get into the Holiday Spirit in Downtown Arlington for the Annual Holiday Lights Parade. The fun starts in the afternoon with music, food, vendors, and reindeer games. When the sun goes down, find a spot along the parade route, and be amazed at all the dazzling light displays driving by. To end this festive day, witness the ceremonial tree lighting at Arlington City Hall and snap your picture with Santa!

SEVEN: 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways

Mid December | Arlington CVB Facebook

The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau is hosting a “12 Days of Christmas” giveaway throughout the month of December. Prizes will range from gift cards to local small businesses, tickets to events in town, free food in Arlington and more, leading up to one grand prize! Follow Arlington CVB’s Facebook page and keep a look out for directions on how to participate!