HOLIDAYS 2020 – Fort Worth Style

HOLIDAYS 2020 – Fort Worth Style

HOLIDAY LIGHTS, THEATRE, CONCERTS & BALLET (oh and a Virtual Parade of Lights)

Tis’ the season for all things merry and bright in Fort Worth! Looking for a way to celebrate the holidays with the your loved ones? Look no further! We’ve compiled an excellent list of holiday events from Ballet to a Parade of Lights to Virtual Cookies with Santa. There are a number of safe ways to get out (or stay-in) and enjoy the holiday festivities in and around Fort Worth!

Fort Worth

FWSO presents Home for the Holidays at Will Rogers Auditorium

November 27th – 29th 

Get into the holiday spirit with a delightful program of your favorite seasonal tunes and Christmas carols performed by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and special guests. This perennial favorite has become a staple of the Fort Worth holiday season, where a visit from Santa and a magical snowfall invite you to come “Home for the Holidays” once again.

https://access.fwsymphony.org/4620/4640

 

TBT Presents the Nutcracker & The Nutty Nutcracker

December 14-26, 2020
Virtual Online Event

Texas Ballet Theater (TBT) will keep the holiday spirit and a great holiday tradition in Fort Worth alive as they present a filmed production of The Nutcracker online December 14-26, 2020. TBT will offer a full-length film of The Nutcracker that patrons can enjoy directly on the company’s website, www.texasballettheater.org. Digital tickets are $30 and include access to a new, 30-minute version of The Nutty Nutcracker, the company’s popular annual spoof. Traditionally a one-night-only event, patrons can watch The Nutty Nutcracker on TBT’s website as well. Tickets are priced per household and patrons can purchase them through the company’s Box Office, either online or by calling 877-828-9200 option 1.

www.texasballettheater.org

Stage West Theatre presents The Naughty List

November 27th – December 22nd
The lists have been made, but check them twice, because someone’s been naughty who should’ve been nice! This limited engagement, outdoor live performance is a reimagined coming-of-age story featuring your favorite holidays icons. With healthy doses of magic, music, and mischief, this yuletide romp is a flurry-filled race to save the holidays!
https://stagewest.org/season/naughty-list

Donahew Christmas at Billy Bob’s Texas

Christmas Night, 10pm (doors open at 6pm)

In just over 10 years, Casey Donahew has risen from being a favorite on the local Texas music scene to a nationally popular touring act who has racked up 13 No. 1 singles and consistently sells out venues across the country.  This is a great way to spend your Christmas night with one of Fort Worth’s favorite artists, Casey Donahew.

Robert Earl Keen’s Merry Christmas From The Fam-O-Lee Secret Santa Christmas at Billy Bob’s Texas

Wednesday, December 30th 8pm  (doors open at 6pm)

Wrap up the year with a special night of music with Texas legend Robert Earl Keen at the legendary World’s Largest Honky Tonk, Billy Bob’s Texas

Ballet Frontier of Texas presents The Nutcracker: Kingdom of Sweets

December 4-6, 2020

Will Rogers Center 

This could very well be the only production of The Nutcracker in North Texas this season. Join Ballet Frontier for the magic of The Nutcracker: Kingdom of Sweets this holiday season! 

This year The Nutcracker: Kingdom of Sweets will start with the magical snow scene and continue through the second act! In addition, each performance will have an extra sweet bonus performance of either an evening of The Beatles, an evening of Tchaikovsky, Butterfly Lovers, and more!

Join Ballet Frontier for an unforgettable performance This Christmas in Fort Worth.

https://www.balletfrontier.org/the-nutcracker

 

Jingle All The Way, A Holiday Family Concert at Casa Manana

December 5-20

Your favorite holiday hits, sung by your favorite holiday characters! Join Frosty, Rudolph and Jingle the Elf in singing songs such as Frosty the Snowman, Jingle Bells, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town and many, many more! During the show, craft an ornament to take home for your tree, and don’t forget to order extra marshmallows for your hot chocolate! An appearance by the jolliest elf of all, Santa Claus, wraps up the concert. Craft materials are included with ticket purchase. Drinks are served tableside and are not included in the price of the ticket.

http://www.casamanana.org/attraction/jingle-all-the-way/  

Motown Christmas at The Reid Cabaret at Casa Manana

December 1-12

Enjoy your favorite holiday hits, Motown style! From The Jackson 5 to the Supremes and Marvin Gaye to The Temptations, these festive and smooth renditions of the Christmas classics are sure to put you in the holiday spirit! This show is suitable for most audiences.

http://www.casamanana.org/attraction/a-motown-christmas/

Christmas in Cowtown

Virtual Event

The Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Gift Market digital magazine is here! This holiday shopping experience will cover everyone on your list as you peruse jewelry, clothes, children’s gifts and much more from the comforts of home.  

https://members.juniorleaguefw.org/?nd=cic_events 

View the magazine here:  https://issuu.com/juniorleaguefw/docs/cic_2020_page_layout_final_2

 

GM Financial Parade of Lights – Virtual Event

November 22nd, 7pm-9pm

The GM Financial Parade of Lights will be a television/online ONLY event only this year, without a live audience, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The parade will NOT travel its normal route Downtown, but we will present a television/online broadcast on November 22, 2020! The 38th edition of this Downtown Fort Worth signature event, featuring GM Financial as title sponsor, takes on a different look as we go on television and Facebook, from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, from a sound stage set up inside the Fort Worth Convention Center.

https://www.fortworthparadeoflights.org/

Kimbell Art Museum 2020 Holiday Gift Guide & Holiday Sale – Cultural District

The Kimbell’s 2020 Gift Guide presents holiday favorites and inspiring bestsellers from the Museum Shop, including stylish accessories, handmade homewares, imaginative trinkets and more. Shoppers can discover the perfect gift for everyone on their list. All products are of limited quantity and available for in-store purchase only. Patrons can contact the shop at 817-332-8451, ext. 744, to reserve their favorite items.

https://www.kimbellart.org/sites/default/files/2020-10/KAM%202020%20Hoiday%20Gift%20Guide_FINAL.pdf

 

The Kimbell Museum Shop & Holiday Sale – Cultural District

November 3-22

Located in the iconic Louis I. Kahn Building, the Museum Shop offers a varied array of artisan jewelry, fashionable apparel and elegant decor inspired by the Kimbell’s permanent collection, as well as a large selection of educational art publications and exhibition catalogues. From November 3 through 22, Kimbell members will receive a 20% discount on all merchandise. Nonmembers can join to receive this and other exclusive discounts, free admission to all special exhibitions and much more. The shop is open during museum hours, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays through Thursdays and Saturdays, noon to 8 p.m. on Fridays, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sundays, and is closed Mondays.

Panther Island Ice

November 20th – January 18th

This is one of the unique holiday traditions Fort Worth offers each year.  Panther Island Ice returns this holiday season. Located at the Coyote Drive-In, Fort Worth’s outdoor skating rink offers public skating starting on November 20, 2020. The ice rink will operate seven days a week through January 18, 2021, including all holidays. The rink is real ice located mostly under a large pavilion. Patrons can take advantage of the ample free parking, along with the drive-in’s other amenities such as covered seating, gas heaters, restrooms, and a full menu including beer and wine options.  It’s a great family outing.  Go early and go often,

www.pantherislandice.com.

Breakfast with Santa

December 20th, 9:00am-10:30am
Brand New AC Hotel in downtown Fort Worth

Celebrate this holiday season at the new AC Hotel Fort Worth. Enjoy a family style breakfast with your favorite classic dishes. Meet Santa and enjoy cookies while listening to the Forte String Duo. Guests are required to wear masks when not eating or drinking. Social distancing will be encouraged, and room capacity limitations observed.

https://calendar.time.ly/8y8ii8v6/event/64687280/undefined

Radiance Christmas – Weatherford-Decatur-Frisco

Through January 3, 2021

In challenging times like these, we can all use a little Christmas magic to brighten up our lives. That’s why Radiance Christmas is offering THREE drive-through light show extravaganzas to North Texas this Holiday Season! Gather the family and sip a cup of hot chocolate as you marvel at two million lights, animated to the tunes of your favorite holiday classics from the safety and comfort of your car! Enjoy the wonder of RADIANCE! A Holiday Light Spectacular, at Frisco, Decatur, or Weatherford, or gather your friends and experience all three.

This year Christmas comes early! Celebrate the season and make lasting memories in our COVID-SAFE, family-fun environments, starting on Veterans Day, November 11 through January 3rd.
https://www.radiancechristmas.com/

Arlington

Arlington Holiday of Lights Parade

December 12, 6:00pm
Traditionally the parade has started at the corner of Main and Center Streets. The parade travels West on Main Street, South on West Street, East on Abram Street and ends at the corner of Abram and East Street. With the changes to downtown, the route has changed every year for the past five years. Handicap parking is available in the lot at South Street and Oak Street. *The 2020 Route will be posted as soon as it is finalized. Check link below for updated route information. 

https://holidaylightsparade.com/

Luminova Holidays at Globe Life Field

November 20-January 3rd
Experience the brightest event of the year at the world premiere of Luminova Holidays. Surrounded by millions of dazzling lights, Luminova will brighten up your holidays! Visit with jolly ol’ Saint Nick, glide on a 10,000 sq ft outdoor ice-skating pond, snap great pictures with family and friends around our larger-than-life light displays, sip on hot cocoa, and enjoy yummy treats. With 270,000 sq ft of immersive indoor and outdoor entertainment at the all-new Globe Life Field, there is something to get everyone in the holiday spirit.
It’s where the most wonderful time of year can still be fun for all ages!
https://luminovaholidays.com/

 

Theatre Arlington’s Holiday Party

December 4th-12th 

Theatre Arlington’s delightful  musical revue celebrating the holiday season lives on in 2020.  It’s a combination Extravaganza, Bash, Celebration, Jubilee, and Hootenanny all in one.  And always a fun time to share with the whole family!

https://theatrearlington.org/production/hooray-for-holidays-theatre-arlingtons-musical-tv-special/

 

Michael Martin Murphey’s Cowboy Christmas at Arlington Music Hall

December 8th – 12th 

This always popular holiday concert event makes the move to Arlington Music Hall this year.  Michael Martin Murphey is one of the most celebrated country singer-songwriters of the 20th century, and he still brings a dynamic musical and entertaining LIVE experience.  

https://www.whatsupfortworth.com/festivals-events/#event=34965803

 

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags over Texas

November 21st – January 3rd
Holiday in the Park is back for select days from November 21 through January 3, 2021 at Six Flags Over Texas! It’s the most wonderful time of the year, filled with enchanting experiences that will help create those special family fun outings again and again. The breathtaking winter wonderland features a variety of delightful and interactive activities to help capture the holiday spirit.  From the festive shows to extravagantly decorated Christmas tree, holiday fun is around every corner! The whole family can relish in the joy of this wonderful season with festive, holiday treats, unique holiday-themed attractions and the best in seasonal entertainment! Holiday in the Park is a one-of-a-kind experience that is is sure to provide you and your family with long-lasting memories they will cherish for years to come.

https://www.sixflags.com/overtexas/events/holiday-in-the-park-9

Mansfield

Hometown Holidays Merry Midway

December 4th-5th

Mansfield’s popular Hometown Holidays is back and bigger than ever, with some important changes to bring even more festive celebration but also keep everyone safe and healthy this holiday season. This year’s event will include the same crafts, live musical performances, food trucks, petting zoo and ice slides you know and love. NEW this year, we’re adding exciting carnival rides, including a 65-foot tall Ferris wheel for the middle of Main Street!

Santa will be at Hometown Holidays for free (bring your own camera!) photos on a first come, first served basis on Friday from 5-9pm and Saturday for a limited time to be determined. Fireworks will follow the tree lighting on Friday night and ALSO again on Saturday night, both times at approximately 6:30pm. Fireworks will be shot from the North Main Street Bridge, so anyone in the downtown area will have a great view. The increased space and expanded time gives more room for people to space out, both physically and when they choose to attend. Masks will be required for all staff, volunteers and guests per state order, and sanitizing stations will be available throughout.

Note: Due to the event changes, the 2020 Hometown Holidays Parade has been
canceled. https://www.facebook.com/events/1292686897734546

Grapevine

Grapevine: The Christmas Capitol of Texas

It’s more merry in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas! Grapevine is the perfect place to create wonderful Christmas memories with your family and friends. You’ll be amazed at 40 days of Christmas events, as you see Grapevine sparkle with millions of lights, enormous decorations, animated characters, holiday events, and much more! 

https://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/christmas-capital-of-texas/

Granbury

An Elvis Christmas with Kraig Parker at Granbury Live

November 27th, 7:30pm  BYOB

It’s time to get all shook up! Back by popular demand it’s international award winning Elvis tribute artist Kraig Parker. Seen around the world for over 20 years, Kraig Parker has been hailed as “the closest thing to the King in concert!” The look, the voice, the moves and persona has left fans crying in the aisles and screaming for more! Performing Elvis greatest hits and Christmas favorites with the Royal Tribute Band, you will believe Elvis has NOT left the building!

https://thenewgranburylive.com/acts/an-elvis-christmas/

HOLIDAY LIGHTS, EVENTS, & SANTA CLAUS SIGHTINGS

The Modern Lights at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

November 27–January 17
The Modern trees will be illuminated with an array of festive lights in celebration of the holiday season. Passersby will be treated to a stunning display, and visitors are invited to enjoy evening viewing opportunities from the galleries. The museum is open with free gallery admission until 8 pm on Fridays.

https://www.themodern.org/modern-lights

Ho Ho Ho Holidays in the Stockyards

Visits with Cowboy Santa at the Fort Worth Stockyards

https://fortworthstockyards.com/events/ho-ho-ho-holidays-in-the-stockyards/

Virtual Cookies with Santa at Amon Carter Museum

Dec 5th   1pm-2pm

Celebrate the magic of the holidays with a virtual hour of yuletide cheer! Enjoy greetings from Santa, holiday classics read by Mrs. Claus, and fun family activities. This event is open to all members.  Carter Family members also receive art-making supplies and a personalized video message from jolly ole Saint Nick himself! Instructions on how to pick up your art-making kit will be emailed prior to the event. If you’d like to receive a special video message from Santa following the event, please provide your children’s names when you register.

https://www.cartermuseum.org/events/virtual-merry-members

 

Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway

November 26th – January 3rd

Fill up your car, truck, or SUV and drive through millions of lights at Texas Motor Speedway. Due to the CDC guidelines regarding Covid -19, Santa’s Village will not be open this season. 

http://giftoflightstexas.com/

Breakfast with Santa

December 20th, 9:00am-10:30am
Brand New AC Hotel in downtown Fort Worth

Celebrate this holiday season at the new AC Hotel Fort Worth. Enjoy a family style breakfast with your favorite classic dishes. Meet Santa and enjoy cookies while listening to the Forte String Duo.
Guests are required to wear masks when not eating or drinking. Social distancing will be encouraged, and room capacity limitations observed.

https://calendar.time.ly/8y8ii8v6/event/64687280/undefined

Virtual Santa Visits at Northpark Center – Dallas

November 27-December 23

http://www.northparkcenter.com/events/northpark-virtual-visits-with-santa-claus

Breakfast with Santa

December 20th, 9:00am-10:30am
Brand New AC Hotel in downtown Fort Worth

Celebrate this holiday season at the new AC Hotel Fort Worth. Enjoy a family style breakfast with your favorite classic dishes. Meet Santa and enjoy cookies while listening to the Forte String Duo.
Guests are required to wear masks when not eating or drinking. Social distancing will be encouraged, and room capacity limitations observed.

https://calendar.time.ly/8y8ii8v6/event/64687280/undefined

Holidays at The Galleria Dallas

November 20-January 3

Reserve your time with Santa, experience Snow Day, Illumination Celebration, and The North Pole Express.  It’s a holiday wonderland for the entire
family!

 

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Magnolia at the Modern 11/20-1/3

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films screened in the Modern's auditorium. New adjusted showtimes: Friday 4:30 and 7:30 pm, Saturday 5 pm, Sunday noon and 3 pm Ticket Prices: $10; $8 for Modern members; $7 for Reel People...

2021 Inductees of the National Cowgirl Museum

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will welcome five 2021 Inductees at the 45th Annual Induction Luncheon and Ceremony. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at the Dickies Arena. These incoming Hall of Fame members represent a wide range of...

TCU vs Texas A&M at Dickies Arena

The Texas A&M University Aggies and the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs men’s basketball programs are set to face off at Dickies Arena on Saturday, December 12 during the annual Lone Star Showdown presented by Simmons Bank. This matchup will mark the first...

Bass Hall Important Announcements

Performing Arts Fort Worth announces additional programming cancelations and phased reopening plan. New online Technical Theater courses are now available.   Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today that...

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS, THEATRE, CONCERTS & BALLET (oh and a Virtual Parade of Lights) Tis' the season for all things merry and bright in Fort Worth! Looking for a way to celebrate the holidays with the your loved ones? Look no further! We've compiled an excellent list of...

River & Blues Festival

River & Blues Festival to Offer Fully Immersive Live Music Experiences This Weekend in Fort Worth.  With just a few days to go, River & Blues Festival is gearing up for the live music festival experience of the year. The festival is offering multiple safe and...

Veterans Day in Fort Worth

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Celebrate the Holidays with Luminova!

Luminova Holidays  – the bright spot to the holidays – offers a socially safe holiday experience at Globe Life Field.An outrageously fun and immersive experience is coming to Globe Life Field that is both socially safe and guaranteed to be the bright spot of the...

The Cowtown Fall Fit Festival

The Cowtown Marathon is a nonprofit organization that promotes health and fitness in the Fort Worth community. “Fall” in Love with Running in Fort Worth! Step outside and enjoy the ”Fall” Season and come join The Cowtown Marathon team for a virtual series of 8 races...

Avoca Coming to Mule Alley!

Local Favorite Coffee Spot Expands to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards this Winter.   The historic Fort Worth Stockyards is pleased to announce Fort Worth-based artisanal coffee roastery, AVOCA Coffee Roasters will be opening at Mule Alley this winter. Known...

River & Blues Festival

River & Blues Festival

River & Blues Festival to Offer Fully Immersive Live Music Experiences This Weekend in Fort Worth. 

With just a few days to go, River & Blues Festival is gearing up for the live music festival experience of the year. The festival is offering multiple safe and fun experiences for its attendees, including Platinum and VIP opportunities.

“This is set to be a fantastic event,” said Jennifer Ellison, festival co-founder. “Not only are we bringing some of the best country and blues artists to Fort Worth, but we are excited to be working with some of Fort Worth’s best chefs to create a unique and fun festival experience for our guests.”

Along with a fantastic lineup of food trucks that will be available for all festival attendees, River & Blues Festival has enlisted Magdalena’s, Heim Barbecue, and Vestals for uniquemenus and chef experiences for VIP and Platinum ticket holders. In addition to this partnership, VIP and Platinum ticket holders will be treated to reserved stage-front seating, premium bar, exclusive parking, private restrooms and more. For more information on Platinum and VIP tickets for River & Blues Festival, please visit riverandbluesfest.com.

The river will ramblewith artists like Charley Crockett, Bart Crow,Casey James, Southern Avenue and more, November 13 & 14, 2020 at Panther Island Pavilion. Get the latest updates by following the River & Blues Festival on social at @riverandbluesfest.

About River & Blues:

River & Blues, LLC, was founded in 2019 by partners Jennifer Ellison of Ellison Event Productions, and Omar Ortiz of 83 Entertainment. Ellison and Ortiz have produced events such as the Key City Rhythm & Blues Festival and other concerts featuring artists including NEEDTOBREATHE, Aaron Watson, Josh Abbott Band, Wade Bowen, Judah and the Lion, Ben Rector and more. Along with live music for the whole family, the weekend will include local fares, alcohol for purchase and specialized experiences in an engaging environment. For more details, visit riverandbluesfest.com.

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Magnolia at the Modern 11/20-1/3

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films screened in the Modern's auditorium. New adjusted showtimes: Friday 4:30 and 7:30 pm, Saturday 5 pm, Sunday noon and 3 pm Ticket Prices: $10; $8 for Modern members; $7 for Reel People...

2021 Inductees of the National Cowgirl Museum

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will welcome five 2021 Inductees at the 45th Annual Induction Luncheon and Ceremony. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at the Dickies Arena. These incoming Hall of Fame members represent a wide range of...

TCU vs Texas A&M at Dickies Arena

The Texas A&M University Aggies and the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs men’s basketball programs are set to face off at Dickies Arena on Saturday, December 12 during the annual Lone Star Showdown presented by Simmons Bank. This matchup will mark the first...

Bass Hall Important Announcements

Performing Arts Fort Worth announces additional programming cancelations and phased reopening plan. New online Technical Theater courses are now available.   Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today that...

HOLIDAYS 2020 – Fort Worth Style

HOLIDAY LIGHTS, THEATRE, CONCERTS & BALLET (oh and a Virtual Parade of Lights) Tis' the season for all things merry and bright in Fort Worth! Looking for a way to celebrate the holidays with the your loved ones? Look no further! We've compiled an excellent list of...

River & Blues Festival

River & Blues Festival to Offer Fully Immersive Live Music Experiences This Weekend in Fort Worth.  With just a few days to go, River & Blues Festival is gearing up for the live music festival experience of the year. The festival is offering multiple safe and...

Veterans Day in Fort Worth

2020 Veterans Day Celebrations Looking for a way to safely celebrate the incredible sacrifces that our Veterans have made for our nation? From a memorial motorcade to special events for Veterans and first responders themselves, Fort Worth has multiple opportunities to...

Celebrate the Holidays with Luminova!

Luminova Holidays  – the bright spot to the holidays – offers a socially safe holiday experience at Globe Life Field.An outrageously fun and immersive experience is coming to Globe Life Field that is both socially safe and guaranteed to be the bright spot of the...

The Cowtown Fall Fit Festival

The Cowtown Marathon is a nonprofit organization that promotes health and fitness in the Fort Worth community. “Fall” in Love with Running in Fort Worth! Step outside and enjoy the ”Fall” Season and come join The Cowtown Marathon team for a virtual series of 8 races...

Avoca Coming to Mule Alley!

Local Favorite Coffee Spot Expands to the Historic Fort Worth Stockyards this Winter.   The historic Fort Worth Stockyards is pleased to announce Fort Worth-based artisanal coffee roastery, AVOCA Coffee Roasters will be opening at Mule Alley this winter. Known...

Celebrate the Holidays with Luminova!

Celebrate the Holidays with Luminova!

Luminova Holidays  – the bright spot to the holidays – offers a socially safe holiday experience at Globe Life Field.

An outrageously fun and immersive experience is coming to Globe Life Field that is both socially safe and guaranteed to be the bright spot of the holidays. Luminova Holidays brings to North Texas 2.7 million twinkling lights, a ginormous 10,000 square foot outdoor ice skating pond, train rides for the kids, interactive activities and so much more. Even the Big Guy in red will be at the sprawling indoor and outdoor wonderland, ready to hear everyone’s holiday wishes. It’s a great opportunity to safely snap those selfie-worthy pics with the larger-than-life light displays during the November 20, 2020 through January 3, 2021 holiday event. 

“We want Luminova Holidays to be your safe holiday experience this Christmas,” says Dixie Baker, co-producer of Luminova Holidays and owner of Fort Worth-based creative marketing agency Sovic Creative. “With the challenges this year has brought to so many, it was more important than ever to safely bring families and friends together to create a fun and memorable holiday for all.” 

In addition to following the CDC and Texas Department of State Health Services guidelines, Luminova Holidays is working closely with Tarrant County, the City of Arlington and the Texas Rangers to ensure the holiday celebration meets all guidelines and safety protocols recommended. Guests over the age of 10 will be required to wear masks. In addition, sanitizing stations will be set up throughout the event. Frequent disinfecting on all high area touchpoints will be done during the event operating hours and disinfectant sprayers will be used pre and post event to fully deep clean daily.  No bags will be allowed inside Globe Life Field except for necessary medical supplies and manufactured diaper bags that accompany infants and young children. Small clutch bags and clear bags will not be allowed.

The event space spans more than 270,000 square feet of outdoor and spacious indoor areas with limited capacity per night to allow for ample social distancing. When purchasing tickets online, guests will select a timed entry to avoid lines at the entrance. The light path experience will be in a one-way directional path, where everyone can space out accordingly as they wander through the dazzling light trail. Guests may stay as long as they wish once they enter Luminova

Currently on sale, ticket prices start at $14.99. A family pack, which includes two adults and up to three kids, starts at $59.99. Want a VIP experience?  From smaller Christmas gatherings of 10 people to larger parties, get a luxury suite for the ultimate VIP experience for the entire night. Tickets can be purchased at LuminovaHolidays.com. Online ticket purchases are suggested to avoid in-person contact and an additional $2 processing fee at the box office. Limited tickets are available per night during the November 20, 2020 through January 3, 2021 engagement. From Dec 3 – 12 the Luminova plaza will be part of the National Finals Rodeo experience. For a full list of available dates, please visit the Luminova website. 

Make Luminova Holidays your plan for safe holiday get-togethers this year. It’s where the most wonderful time of the year is fun for all ages.

 

CONNECT WITH LUMINOVA HOLIDAYS

LuminovaHolidays.com 

Facebook  – @LuminovaHolidays

Instagram – @luminovaholidays

Twitter – @LuminovaHoliday

#LuminovaHolidays #BrightenUpYourHolidays

 

LOCATION

Globe Life Field

734 Stadium Drive

Arlington, Texas 76011

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The Cowtown Fall Fit Festival

The Cowtown Fall Fit Festival

The Cowtown Marathon is a nonprofit organization that promotes health and fitness in the Fort Worth community.

“Fall” in Love with Running in Fort Worth! Step outside and enjoy the ”Fall” Season and come join The Cowtown Marathon team for a virtual series of 8 races across the city of Fort Worth.

Each race will include an optional new route to run every 2 weeks. Just walk or run all 8 of these routes and earn medals to complete a “Greetings from Fort Worth” Postcard Medal which doubles as a Medal hanger for future races in your upcoming seasons.

The Cowtown team has incorporated fun and festivities to enjoy, eat, and shop around each race route. Also, if the routes aren’t accessible, you are welcome to run the distance where you are if you are not able to run the 8 weekly routes. Using the Cowtown App, runners will be able to:

  • Live track during your virtual runs
  • Auto-finish and results posting once you’ve completed your race
  • Event update notifications and encouragement
  • Upload photos and share your virtual run experience

We want you to safely get outside and enjoy nature, friends, family, restaurants, and just have FUN! 2020 has been a different year for many of us and we just want to lighten the mood and get you FIT at the same time.

Sign up for The Cowtown Fall Fit Festival before December 31 here.

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LIVE THEATER

Magnolia at the Modern 11/20-1/3

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films screened in the Modern's auditorium. New adjusted showtimes: Friday 4:30 and 7:30 pm, Saturday 5 pm, Sunday noon and 3 pm Ticket Prices: $10; $8 for Modern members; $7 for Reel People...

2021 Inductees of the National Cowgirl Museum

The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame will welcome five 2021 Inductees at the 45th Annual Induction Luncheon and Ceremony. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at the Dickies Arena. These incoming Hall of Fame members represent a wide range of...

TCU vs Texas A&M at Dickies Arena

The Texas A&M University Aggies and the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs men’s basketball programs are set to face off at Dickies Arena on Saturday, December 12 during the annual Lone Star Showdown presented by Simmons Bank. This matchup will mark the first...

Bass Hall Important Announcements

Performing Arts Fort Worth announces additional programming cancelations and phased reopening plan. New online Technical Theater courses are now available.   Performing Arts Fort Worth, the non-profit owner and operator of Bass Performance Hall, announced today that...

HOLIDAYS 2020 – Fort Worth Style

HOLIDAY LIGHTS, THEATRE, CONCERTS & BALLET (oh and a Virtual Parade of Lights) Tis' the season for all things merry and bright in Fort Worth! Looking for a way to celebrate the holidays with the your loved ones? Look no further! We've compiled an excellent list of...

River & Blues Festival

River & Blues Festival to Offer Fully Immersive Live Music Experiences This Weekend in Fort Worth.  With just a few days to go, River & Blues Festival is gearing up for the live music festival experience of the year. The festival is offering multiple safe and...

Veterans Day in Fort Worth

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Luminova: The Bright Spot of the Holidays

Luminova: The Bright Spot of the Holidays

Family-friendly event brings larger-than-life holiday displays, immersive experiences and one-of-a-kind outdoor ice-skating to the Metroplex.

Something new is coming to Arlington at Globe Life Field — an outrageously fun and immersive experience that is guaranteed to be the bright spot of the holidays. At Luminova Holidays, North Texans will be surrounded by millions of twinkling lights, take to the ice on a ginormous outdoor rink and snap those selfie-worthy pics with the larger-than-life light displays from November 20, 2020 through January 3, 2021. Even the Big Guy in red will be at the sprawling indoor and outdoor wonderland, ready to hear everyone’s holiday wishes. Luminova Holidays marks the first event to be open to the general public at the new stadium.

The world premiere holiday event features:

  • 7 million lights
  • More than 270,000 sq. ft. of indoor/outdoor space
  • 10,000 sq. ft. outdoor ice-skating rink
  • 65 ft. Christmas tree
  • Photo opps galore
  • Interactive activities including light up hopscotch
  • Train rides for the kids
  • Strolling holiday entertainers
  • Old Saint Nick and his elves
  • Booths with food and special mementos to bring the holiday magic home

“At Luminova Holidays, with the challenges this year has brought to so many, it was more important than ever to safely bring families and friends together to create a fun and memorable holiday experience,” says Dixie Baker, co-producer of Luminova Holidays and owner of Fort Worth-based creative marketing agency Sovic Creative.

Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams further adds, “It’s wonderful to see this spectacular holiday event in Arlington. We’ve always been the perfect family-friendly destination for creating holiday memories, and that’s why we’re excited to welcome the world class Luminova to Arlington!”

In collaboration with the Texas Rangers, Luminova will take place inside and outside Globe Life Field. Sean Decker, Executive Vice President of Sports and Entertainment for the Texas Rangers, states “It’s a huge honor to welcome Luminova to Arlington and Globe Life Field for their inaugural year.  We have appreciated their collaborative approach to making this a unique experience while keeping health and safety at the top of the list.”

Holiday bliss begins on Friday, October 9 when tickets go on sale. Prices start at $14.99. A family pack, which includes two adults and up to three kids, starts at $59.99. Want a VIP experience for you and up to 40 guests?  From smaller Christmas gatherings of 10 people to larger parties up to 40, get a luxury suite for the ultimate VIP experience for the entire night.  Tickets can be purchased at LuminovaHolidays.com. Limited tickets are available per night during the November 20, 2020 through January 3, 2021 engagement.  For a full list of available dates, please visit the Luminova website.

Holiday revelers can sign up now at LuminovaHolidays.com to gain early access and SAVE 20% on tickets until October 8. Military/First Responders, seniors and group discount pricing are available.

Make Luminova Holidays your plan for holiday get-togethers this year. It’s where the most wonderful time of the year is safely fun for all ages.

 

CONNECT WITH LUMINOVA HOLIDAYS

LuminovaHolidays.com

Facebook – @LuminovaHolidays

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Twitter – @LuminovaHoliday

#LuminovaHolidays #BrightenUpYourHolidays

 

LOCATION

Globe Life Field

734 Stadium Drive

Arlington, Texas 76011

 

Health & Safety Note: At Luminova Holidays, the safety of visitors and employees is our number one priority. Based on guidance from health authorities and government agencies, Luminova will be implementing enhanced safety protocols and social distancing measures to provide patrons with the safest experience possible.

 

About Luminova Holidays: Luminova Holidays is co-produced by Gabe Hoffart and Dixie Baker. Together they have been involved in the entertainment industry for more than 15 years. Baker is also co-founder of a locally owned Fort Worth creative marketing agency, Sovic Creative. With a passion for the holidays and lifting the human spirit, Hoffart and Sovic create events that resonate with not only kids today, but also the young-at-heart.

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Christmas Magic is in the Air!

Christmas Magic is in the Air!

Experience the spirit of the season with friends and family in Grapevine, Texas
 
It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas®. Although 2020 is making the naughty list, Grapevine is still hosting hundreds of events over 40 days and will be transformed into a spectacular Winter Wonderland adorned with millions of twinkling lights. One of Grapevine’s signature events is the North Pole Express, presented by Great Wolf Lodge, where passengers of all ages board the beautifully decorated Victorian coaches of the Grapevine Vintage Railroad for a magical journey to the North Pole.v
 
Tickets for this traditional Christmas experience will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 20 at GrapevineTexasUSA.com/ChristmasDates for the North Pole Express are November 27, 28, 29, 30 and December 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23. Ticket prices for the North Pole Express are $34 for Touring Class and $38 for First Class, per person. A $5 Lap Child ticket is required for children under 13 months.
 
The first priority of the Grapevine Vintage Railroad is the health and safety of our guests. We have been hard at work to address the challenges presented by COVID-19. The beloved North Pole Express program will look slightly different with only 50 percent of seats in each coach available. In place of the Broadway-style Christmas show, the experience has been expanded to feature Santa and his cast of jovial elves entertaining guests on board the train with energetic performances focusing on sharing in the kindness of the season.
 
Your ticket includes the North Pole Express excursion, a Memory Mug and a recipe card on how to make Santa’s special Frosty Chocolate Snow Milk, souvenir ticket, “We Believe” Silver Bell, Delicious Christmas Cookie and a voucher for a COMPLIMENTARY photo with Santa.
 
Tickets for this special Christmas Capital of Texas do sell out very quickly, so families are encouraged to purchase tickets and book their stay in a Grapevine hotel as soon as possible. For more information on Grapevine’s North Pole Express, visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com/Christmas.
 
About the Christmas Capital of Texas®
Create lifetime Christmas memories in Grapevine, the Christmas Capital of Texas! With 40 days of Christmas events, Grapevine’s charming setting makes the city the must-visit Texas destination of the season. Enjoy Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan Resort, Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge, Scuba Diving Santa at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium, Classic Christmas Movies at the Palace Theatre, millions of magical lights, photo opportunities, bistros and cafés, unique boutiques and more, all perfectly capturing the spirit of Christmas in Grapevine. For the full Christmas Capital of Texas calendar of events, call 817.410.3185 or visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com/Christmas.

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