Mesquite Championship Rodeo Winter Classic

Mesquite Rodeo

Enjoy real Texas fun at the indoor Mesquite Arena with world championship cowboys and cowgirls, as well as a special Saturday night concert by Charley Crockett.

Friday and Saturday, December 27 & 28, 2019 at 7:30 pm
(Doors Open at 6:00 pm)
Tickets Must be Purchased in Advance
(Click here for more information)

Adults Price: $32 (Save $10 with exclusive concierge discount)
Children’s Price: $10

Adults Price: $42 (Save $10 with exclusive concierge discount)
Children’s Price: $10

For more information about the special
Concierge Connection discount for the Mesquite Rodeo (PDF)
Save $10 off the regular price of admission.
Tickets Must be Purchased in Advance
or call 972-285-8777 x2041
*Not Valid at Ticketmaster

5 Fabulous Holiday Events Your Family Will Love

The Dallas/Fort Worth has so many festive ways to celebrate the season. From a ICE at the Gaylord Hotel in Grapevine to  A Christmas Story – The Musical, at the Dallas Summer Musicals, you and your family can enjoy the colors, sights and sounds of Christmas all around the DFW area.

Here are 5 Fabulous DFW Christmas Events Your Family Will Love:

ICE! featuring A Charlie Brown Christmas

Ice Charlie Brown Christmas

November 15 – January 5, 2020
Christmas Village at The Gaylord Texan

See Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and Lucy from the Christmas classic, A Charlie Brown Christmas at ICE! in Grapevine, Texas.     Your favorite scenes will come to life in more than 2 million pounds of colorful hand-carved ice sculptures featuring larger-than-life ice sculptures of Charlie Brown  and all of his friends. Watch the masterful ice carvers from Harbin, China up close as they create amazing sculptures before your eyes.

The awe-inspiring ICE! Experience concludes with the wonder and majesty of the Nativity in ice. Purchase an ICE! Fast Pass at the box office for just $15 per person plus tax. The Fast Pass includes front of the line access, a character meet and greet and yummy hot cocoa.

For more information about ICE!

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reineer

Sunday, December 15, 2019
1:00 and 5:00 pm 
Winsear Opera House

Based on the beloved animated television classic  and the stage production, Rudolph the Red‐Nosed Reindeer this live action musical soars  onto the Winsperar’s stagein December. It’s an adventure that teaches all of us that what makes you different can be what makes you special. Don’t miss this wonderful holiday tradition that speaks to the misfit in all of us.

Tickets are available for the 1:00 and 5:00 pm performances. Visit order your tickets.

The Trains at NorthPark

NorthPark  Center
Through January 4

Visit the most elaborate toy trains exhibit in Texas, The Trains at NorthPark includes trains rolling across 1,600 feet of track on a journey across America. Cityscapes include downtown Dallas, with the beautiful Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge, the State Fair of Texas and the Cotton Bowl; New York City’s Times Square and Grand Central Terminal; Washington, D.C. with The White House; the Grand Canyon, Route 66, San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge and various other highlights.

The exhibit encompasses more than 4,000 square feet of train themed environments, with all the trimmings of the holiday train travel experience—steam engine and coach cars, a ticket booth and a train station as well as interactive features.

For more information, please visit: The Trains of Northpark.

Cost at Exhibit: Tickets are available at the door:
Adults: $7 | Child/Senior: $3 (ages 2 – 12) and SR (age 65+)
Children under 2 admitted FREE
*Discount tickets are available at Tom Thumb ($1.00 off regular admission)

Holiday at the Arboretum

Dallas arboretum xmas 2019

Dallas Arboretum
Through December 31

You and your family will delight in the festive decorations at the DeGolyer Estate, take a stroll through the gardens to view seasonal plantings, and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities.

Thousands visit the Arboretum each winter to enjoy the sparkling interior decor of the historic DeGolyer Estate. 2014 will feature the outdoor exhibition, The 12 Days of Christmas. This exhibit will consist of a Victorian collection of three-dimensional, life-size gazebos filled with the charming characters made famous in the old carol.

The Twelve Days of Christmas exhibit will be playful, but with the careful attention to design and detail that visitors have come to expect from the Dallas Arboretum.

Please visit  for more information and ticket pricing.

Six Flags Over Texas Holiday in the Park

Through January 6, 2015

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas is filled with enchanting experiences to help create those special family fun outings during this magical time of the year. The breathtaking winter wonderland features a variety of delightful and interactive activities to help capture the holiday spirit.

Gather with your loved ones to enjoy sparkling lights, glamorous decorations, festive scents and seasonal treats, playful activities, hair-raising rides, and heartwarming shows. Mobility and disability guidelines for certain rides and attractions have recently changed.

Please view the Guide to Rides & Attractions online for more information regarding ride access, height restrictions & special requirements.

For more great holiday events, deals and attractions, follow Concierge Connection on Twitter: @BigDConcierge  #DFWChirstmas

It’s Thanksgiving: Let Someone Else Do the Cooking!

thanksgiving turkey dinner

Thanksgiving is just a weeks away.  That doesn’t have to mean hours of shopping in crowded stores, chopping, basting and cooking the  perfect Thanksgiving feast for your friends and family.

Forget all the cooking and dirty dishes and order Thanksgiving To Go.

Thanksgiving Meals at Whole Foods Market

Load your holiday table with a perfectly roasted turkey paired with favorite classic sides. Place your order now for the Classic Turkey Dinner for 8. You can also get a or simply order a few of the yummy side dishes and desserts. (All orders must be placed 48 hours ahead of pick up date and time)

Just the Sides Package for 8: Generous servings of classic sides to round out your holiday table.  Includes: Green Beans with Roasted Shallots, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Traditional Herb Stuffing, Holiday Turkey Gravy, and Cranberry Orange Sauce)

Vegan Meal for 2Chef Jenné Claiborne brings Southern favorites with Creole flavors to center of the plate.

And don’t forget the pumpkin pies, pecan pies and dinner rolls.

Holiday Meals at Whole Foods Market: For help ordering see   FAQs or call 844.936.2428

You can also order your Thanksgiving dinner, from the roasted turkey to all the side dishes and the desserts at:

Central Market: Serve up a feative for the senses with a variety of fully prepared meals, entrees,  side dishes and desserts.

Eatsi’s Feast:  Choose from Oven Roasted Turkey Breast, 44 Farms Smoked Prime Rib Roast, or Orange Bourbon Vanilla Glazed Ham and more! Orders must be placed by Monday, November 25th

Dining Out for Thanksgiving Dinner

Dinner plate with orange napkin

CBD Provisions

Located in the Joule Hotel in Downtown Dallas, CBD Provisions will serve Thanksgiving brunch and dinner with traditional turkey and fixings, as well as dishes like acorn squash hummus, and sweet potato casserole. The brunch will feature  buttermilk pancakes topped with blueberry butter and lemon-shortbread crumble. Brunch will be served 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., dinner 3 to 9 p.m. Reservations recommended. Call 214-261-4500

Fearing’s Restaurant

The 3-course  Thanksgiving menu at Fearing’s will have options for both omnivores ($125) and vegetarians ($75). The menu features pan-seared roasted squash soup with pheasant confit,  tangerine-glazed turkey with whipped potatoes and jalapeno-cranberry relish,  and brown sugar custard creme puffs garnished with candied pecan for dessert.  Call 214-922-4848 for reservations. Seatings are 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Whatever you do….enjoy Thanksgiving Day with family and friends!