5 Festive and Fun Family-Friendly Holiday Events

Dallas/Fort Worth has many festive ways for you and your family to celebrate holidays. From family favorites like the Trains of NorthPark and events in Grapevine, The Christmas Capital of Texas to the cuddly bear Paddington at the Dallas Children’s Theater.

The DFW area is filled with the bright and beautiful sights and sounds of the season. Stay up to date with the latest news about all of the more holiday events and attractions in North Texas. Follow Concierge Connection on Twitter: @BigDConcierge  #DFWHolidayEvents🎅🏼

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Holiday Delights at Fair Park in December



Holiday Delights at Fair Park is a FREE holiday festival and market that marks the beginning of the holiday events at Fair Park.

It all begins Thursday, December 3rd from 6-10 p.m. Your family will enjoy the lighting of the tree, carolers, arts and crafts, carriage and train rides, and a reindeer petting area. Don’t forget to bring the kids for photos with Santa.

New this year, the snow hill, complete with a snow baseball field as well as hayrides and Annabelle’s Petting Zoofari!  The festivities continue Friday, December 5th through Sunday, December 6th.

Thursday, December 3
6-8 p.m.                      Santa Photos & Reindeer Corral
6-9 p.m.                      Hayrides, Snow Hill/Baseball, Toy Factory Crafts & Market Place
6:30 p.m.                    Tree Lighting
8:00 pm                      Award-winning vocalists Denise Lee & Friends Christmas Show

Friday, December 4
3-9 p.m.                       Holiday Festival & Market
4-8 p.m.                       Santa Photos, Reindeer Corral, and Annabelle’s Petting Zoofari

Saturday, December 5
7 a.m. – 10 a.m.          HoHoHo Run
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.          Holiday Festival and Market
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.          Santa Photos, Hayrides & Reindeer Corral

Sunday, December 6
12-5 p.m.                     Holiday Festival & Market

Map to Fair Park

Celebrate The Holidays At Crú Wine Bar

Crú has been a favorite holiday wine country dining destination for years. This holiday season, share one of your hometown favorites with your friends and family.

Spend A Special Dinner On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

On Friday, Dec. 24 and Saturday, Dec 25, from 2pm – Close, enjoy a Chef’s Special A La Carte Holiday Menu or 3 Course Prix Fix Menu for Only $35

The holidays can be hectic! Let Crú take some of the worry out of your holiday dining, so bring your family and friends to Crú for a wonderful Christmas dinner. With their warm candle-lit ambiance, Crú is a hospitable and gracious setting for your holiday gatherings. Add to this an unparalleled by-the-bottle wine list and a special chef-driven dinner menuand you have an unbeatable, unique dining experience.

View the full Christmas Eve Dinner Menu and Christmas Day Dinner Menu (pdf)

Give a Gift…Receive a Gift

Give a spectacular dining experience and a meal they will always remember, and you won’t have to spend hours picking it out. Treat your friends and colleagues to the exceptional experience you’ve come to expect at Cru. Gift cards are available for purchase at Cru or call us at 214.220.3836 with your gift card request. Gift cards can be used at any location and also at Ferre, Steel and Victory Tavern. (Gift Cards cannot be used for catering or private dining functions).

Buy $100 in Gift Cards and Receive a bonus $20 Card for Free.

Don’t Miss New Year’s Eve Gala 2011 at Cru

Cru’s New Year’s Eve Dinner and Celebration is fast becoming the toast of the town, and you won’t want to miss it!  Enjoy a special 4 course choice menu on New Year’s Eve. Gala Seating includes a complimentary Champagne Toast and Party Favors.

Please call your favorite location for reservations.

Early Seating | 5 – 8 pm | $40

Gala Seating | 8:30 – 10 pm | $65

View the full New Years Eve Dinner Menu (pdf)

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Texas Ballet Theater’s The Nutty Nutcracker

Don’t miss this one night only performance of  Texas Ballet Theater’s The Nutty Nutcracker. After a highly successful premiere last year, The Nutty Nutcracker returns to Bass Performance Hall in Fort Worth for its annual night of fun-filled adventure.
This exclusive performance incorporates both famous and infamous characters and current events into the classic storyline for an evening full of laughs and wacky surprises. This adult parody of the classic ballet is certainly a fan favorite!

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