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12/09/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/09/2022 20:38

Dallas Park and Recreation Weekend Holiday Happenings

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A not-so-sunny weather forecast has created the need to cancel Dallas Park and Recreation's Holiday At The Farm. We'll see you next year! Thanks for your support!

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 10 | 9 a.m.

Santa's inviting you to breakfast! Bring the family to Samuell Grand Recreation Center for waffles, games and lots of fun!

Samuell Grand Recreation Center, 6200 E. Grand Ave., Dallas 75223

Kiest Park Holiday Light Display

Drive through Kiest Park and enjoy the magical holiday lights! Free family fun with lots of places to take some great family photos! Light display is illuminated Sunday - Thursday 5:30pm - 9pm; Friday - Saturday 5:30pm -10pm through January 2nd, 2023.

Magical Moments Photo Ops

There is magic in the air and Dallas Park and Recreation wants you to capture the moment. Throughout Dallas, we are bringing magic to life with our holiday photo opportunities. Experience the nostalgia in a vintage Santa sleigh at Willie B. Johnson Recreation Center, hug the giant teddy bear at Kidd Springs Park, or catch the twinkle of life size ornament stacks at Samuell Grand Park or Bachman Lake Park. Whether you choose one or all four, you are guaranteed to find some of the holiday magic with family and friends right here in Dallas!

Enchant Dallas at Fair Park

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.

Holiday at the Dallas Arboretum

Featuring the 12 Days of Christmas and Christmas Village. Holiday at the Arboretum returns with a garden transformed for the magic of the season including the return of our beloved Christmas Village, the 12 Days of Christmas and our Dazzling Musical Tree! A new exhibit, The Artistry of Faith & Culture, celebrates the diversity of the holiday season and features the three world holidays celebrated during the run of our festival: Christmas, Hannukah and Kwanzaa.

Dallas Zoo Lights

Experience the magic of the Dallas Zoo Lights as the zoo transforms into a winter wonderland with over one million twinkling lights for this drive thru Christmas event. Enjoy more than a million lights,larger-than-life animal lanterns, Santa's Workshop, lighted photo ops, musical stage performances and more!

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