Merry in Grand Prairie
The city of Grand Prairie will open Prairie Lights on Thursday, Nov. 28, and runs through Dec. 31. Two miles long and decorated with more than 4 million Christmas lights, the annual holiday display also features a halfway point called Holiday Village where guests can buy concessions and have their photos taken with Santa. Prairie Lights takes place inside Lynn Creek Park from 6 to 9 p.m. and is $20 per carload. Visitors can choose to drive through the display or get out and walk it. 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, Grand Prairie. 972-237-4569; http://prairielights.org.
Christmas time on Main Street
Make plans to attend the first day of Grapevine’s Christmas on Main, 2-5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29. Held in historic downtown Grapevine, the family-friendly event features a variety of holiday activities, including tractor-drawn wagon rides and a visit from Santa. Christmas on Main takes place through Dec. 22 and is free to the public. 325 S. Main St., Grapevine, 817-410-3174. For more information, visit www.grapevinetexasusa.com.
— Courtney Ortega