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Lights, Skating, Action

Lights, Skating, Action

Lights, Skating, Action

Temperatures are cooling, but holiday excitement is heating up! Whether it’s on ice or solid ground, there’s always something fun to do in the Metroplex. Check out these family-fun adventures:

  • Grapevine: Carol of Lights – Grapevine Mayor William D. Tate will kick off the season Nov. 20 in the Christmas Capital of Texas with merriment and fanfare as he flips the switch and illuminates the live 30-foot Christmas tree and all of historic downtown Grapevine. The festivities will blend traditional favorites and contemporary sights and sounds to warm the heart and excite the soul, including more than 1 million lights. Live music and fireworks will complete the presentation. Click for more details for this event.
  • City of Allen: The 6th Annual Great Turkey Skate – If your Thanksgiving turkey never thawed, it doesn’t have to be a disaster. Join the fun Nov. 25 for various Thanksgiving-themed on-ice games and activities, including turkey bowling. All participants on the ice rink must wear skates. Bring a non-perishable item (to be donated to the Allen Community Outreach Food Pantry), and receive a free skate rental. Click here to learn more.
  • Mansfield: MMC Auxiliary Holly Days Christmas Market – The 12th annual Holly Days Christmas Market on Nov. 11 offers a variety of unique gifts from home décor, clothing and jewelry to baked goods. Plus, you could win a raffle and get in the holiday spirit with caroling provided Music Place Mansfield! Join the fun.

Are you looking for a more complete list of North Texas events? Click here. Or, would you like to add your event to next month’s community spotlight? Email us. We consider all events.