The Heard’s Holiday Trail of Lights in McKinney, TX

See thousands of twinkling holiday lights along a nature trail and enjoy festive activities!

Bundle up your family and visit the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary to experience the most unique holiday lighting display in North Texas. Enjoy the 2nd annual Heard Holiday Trail of Lights. See thousands of holiday décor and lights—many synchronized to holiday music-for a ½ mile along the Heard nature trails.

Take photos with Father Christmas and Mother Nature in a festive, decorated cabin also along the trail. Listen to live holiday music in the Heard outdoor amphitheater and enjoy hot beverages. Support the Heard and have fun at this family-friendly fundraiser.

Holiday Entertainment

Friday night, December 17, from 6:30 to 8:30PM: KLTY will broadcast live from our outdoor amphitheatre stage.

Saturday night, December 18, from 7 to 8PM: The ever-popular “Black Prairie Band” will return with their festive renditions of some favorite holiday tunes.

Sunday night, December 19, from 7 to 8PM: Traditional holiday favorites will headline with a special concert performed by The McKinney Community Band.

Friday, December 17: North Texas Women’s Barbershop Chorus in Allen, Texas entertain as strolling Christmas carolers.

Based off of last year’s record crowds, we  recommend purchasing your tickets on-line in order to avoid long lines at the door. Keep in mind tickets are only good for the date purchased.

This is a fundraising event, there are no refunds, group rates nor senior citizen discounts. In the event of inclement weather, postponement or rescheduling of the event will be posted on our website and on our main phone mail message by noon on the day of the event. General Admission Passes, Free Passes, or Discount Coupons may not be used at this event.

Order Tickets Online

Friday, December 17, 2010

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Admission Information

Online, Advance Adult –$6

Online, Advance Child (3-12) — $4

At Door, Adult — $7

At door, Child (3-12) — $5

Ages 2 and under are free