Sparkle! – Christmas at the Anatole: A Holiday Treat for the Whole Family


Are you expecting out of town visitors during the holiday season? With a house full of family and friends,  you may want to entertain them with some of DFW’s best sights and sounds of the season.

One of the most fun is Sparkle! at the third annual Christmas at the Anatole celebration. Sparkle! brings together one million Christmas lights, an outdoor skating rink, live entertainment and drop-ins from local celebrities from the Dallas Stars and Dallas Zoo to the Anatole Dallas hotel.

Sparkle! Special Events

  • Special Outdoor skating Rink Events – On Fridays, couples can come out for a special “Date Night-Skate Night” and enjoy a night of skating, music, wine and hors d’oeuvres.
  • The Dallas Stars will offer hockey clinics and make appearances December  21 and 28, 2013.
  • Live Nightly Musical Performances – Every evening, enjoy live outdoor entertainment from bands such as Dallas Electric String Quartet and Lone Star Attitude.
  • Guests can also expect performances from Turtle Creek Chorale, the Dallas Black Dance Theatre and shows by Texas-area school choirs.
  • Bark in the Park – Sunday, December 29, dog owners can bring their four-legged friend from 1-4 p.m. to participate in a pet costume contest.

Christmas at the Anatole is free to patrons, while Sparkle! charges a nominal fee for admission. Sparkle costs $9 for adults 18 and older; $7 for children ages 7 to 17; and is free of charge for those who are 6 and younger. Event hours fluctuate daily.

For more information, please visit the website.