It’s all here for the holidays, including spectacular holiday light displays! Seeing holiday lights and attending holiday tree lighting ceremonies are such festive traditions to kick-off the season. Kids and adults alike find themselves fascinated in the majesty of holiday lights. There are several opportunities in Plano to catch holiday lights and tree lighting ceremonies. Check them out below.
Holiday Lights at The District at Willow Bend
November 9 – January 1 from 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Don’t miss out on The District’s incredible new animated Christmas tree. It’s the only Christmas tree with synchronized video and music in the state of Texas! On select nights there will be additional holiday entertainment, such as carolers and live reindeer. Join The District this holiday season for special holiday experiences such as: reindeers, sleighs, carolers, and toy soldier stilt walkers.
The Lights at Legacy
November 18 from 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Bring a little holiday glee to your annual shopping spree by combining fun and festivity with some productive holiday list-checking at #LightsatLegacy. Enjoy a holiday movie with Santa and Mrs. Claus at The Angelika Film Center, train rides, live entertainment, caricature artists, face painting, balloon artists, toy soldier stilt walkers, little drummer boys, a “rad hatter” station, plus the lighting of the 65 foot Christmas tree at 6:00 p.m. The event is free to attend. Photos with Santa will be available for $15 with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Children’s Medical Center Plano.
Legacy West’s Seasonal Favorites
Kick’s off Friday, November 23 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Legacy West is pleased to announce Seasonal Favorites, a special holiday event series featuring dazzling light displays, festive music, choreographed fountain shows, specialty drinks and bites, exclusive shopping deals, social media contests, and more. Seasonal Favorites kicks off November 23 when Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere and his family join Kellie Rasberry of the Kidd Kraddick Morning Show in a ceremonial illumination of the center. Seasonal Favorites also launches a new partnership with North Texas Food Bank. Designated drop-off locations will be set up throughout the center during the holiday season for guests to drop off canned food items. Visitors can enjoy festive holiday beats every Saturday in December until Christmas from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Activities are free and open to the public. Extended store hours, special promotions and sales, and other important information will become available online at legacywest.com.
Dickens in Downtown Plano
Friday, November 30 at 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Our elves are gearing up for a fantastic night at Dickens in the Downtown Plano Arts District! Kick off the season by toasting s’mores over dancing musical flames, riding in a horse-drawn carriage, jumping into a ice fight, visiting with Santa, flying down an ice slide, listening to carolers, a reading of the Polar Express, and finding some holiday treats to taste and buy. This free event also features a holiday tree lighting in Haggard Park at 7:00 p.m.
Deerfield Holiday Lights
December 1 – 30 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Drive through this famous Plano neighborhood in December for a spectacular holiday lights display. Deerfield is located between Preston Road and Coit Road. Enter from Legacy Drive, heading north on Colonnade or Archgate (noting one-way and restricted-turn signs along Old Pond Drive and Hallmark). Carriage rides can be reserved in advance. Don’t forget to catch the famous dancing Santa’s!
It’s All Here for the Holidays! For more holiday events around Plano, visit our Holiday Event Guide! Don’t forget to enter our holiday sweepstakes for some amazing holiday event prizes.