It may not always be a white Christmas, but it's always a bright Christmas in Big D– where the city goes all out for the holidays. And for a perfect example, look no further than Prairie Lights, a drive-through holiday park that showcases one the most impressive Christmas light displays in North Texas. Want to see the city’s most decked-out neighborhoods in style? Then take a ride aboard a luxury van with Dallas By Chocolate Tours. Visit Clark Griswold-esque haunts and score scrumptious sweets from some of Dallas' most delicious dessert destinations.
There's also nothing more enchanting than the magnificent gardens at the Dallas Arboretum– which celebrates the season with thousands of twinkling lights and elaborate Victorian gazebos filled with whimsical characters inspired by the story, A Christmas Carol.
And if any place knows how to let the good tidings roll, it's Grapevine. Dubbed the "Christmas Capital of Texas," this Dallas suburb boasts a wide variety of holiday events and attractions, including the largest lighted Christmas parade in North Texas.
We're just getting the party started, there's lots more seasonal fun to be had. From street festivals to Santa chats to snow hills, keep reading–10Best has your ultimate holiday spirit checklist all wrapped up.