How to Celebrate Christmas in Carrollton, TX
If you’re planning to be in Carrollton, TX this holiday season, you will have no shortage of ways to celebrate. There are plenty of activities in and around Carrollton to get you and the whole family in the holiday spirit.
Below are a few of our favorite yearly Christmas events.
Festivities on the Square in Carrollton, TX
Every year, historic downtown Carrollton, TX kicks off the season with their annual “Christmas on the Square.”
Take the whole family along for a day of free children’s activities, shopping, festive music, and numerous opportunities to find the perfect presents and stocking stuffers. Jolly Old St. Nick will be there as well! At the heart of the square in the Gazebo, Santa Claus will be available for photos throughout the day.
Don’t forget to swing by the Carrollton Train Depot! Your kids can catch a ride on the Polar Express as the listen to the story read aloud.
An Old-Fashioned Christmas in Carrollton
At Save On Paving we believe there's nothing like an old-fashioned Christmas to get in the holiday spirit!
Take the family to A.W. Perry Homestead Museum’s free annual Victorian-style holiday celebration. Listen to Victorian carolers, visit with Santa, make homemade ornaments, munch on delicious cookies, and enjoy the petting zoo!
Take a tour of the 1909 home to see how folks in the early 20th century decorated for the season. Maybe you will get ideas for your own décor!
This is the perfect event to get your holiday festivities started off right by reminding you and your family of the magic and wonder of the season.
Braswell’s Annual Be Merry Christmas Craft Fair
Want to get an early start on your shopping and hope to find something unique for the special someone in your life?
Try Braswell High School’s annual Be Merry Christmas Craft Fair. Only $2 admission for adults and children can attend for free. Enjoy a festive atmosphere while perusing the crafts, art, jewelry, holiday décor, and clothing items.
While you shop, enjoy the festive music, demonstrations, games, and entertainment. Tasty treats and a concession are also provided.
This is the perfect place to bring your kids to shop for the people on their shopping lists, and you’ll be able to find something unique for everyone on your list as well!
Visit the “Christmas Capital of Texas” in Nearby Grapevine
No holiday celebration would be complete without a trip to the nearby city of Grapevine, the “Christmas Capital of Texas.” It’s a good thing that it is close enough for multiple visits throughout the season, as they have over 1400 holiday events over a period of 40 or so days.
Visit the Great Wolf Lodge’s Snowland, or go see the amazing, life-sized ice sculptures at Gaylord Texan’s “ICE!” and play on the ice slides. Bring your kids in their jammies to ride along Grapevine’s Vintage Railroad “North Pole Express” for an adventurous trip.
From simple outings, to Christmas vacation packages, this holiday destination is within too easy a reach of Carrollton, TX to pass up.