Whether you’re new to the area or a lifelong resident, finding the best Christmas light displays are a key to making your Holiday season Merry and bright. Grab your favorite scarf, your warmest coat, and your hottest cup of egg nog or hot cocoa and prepare to see twinkling for the remainder of the season!
For the second year in a row, Enchant Christmas has returned to Arlington. The world’s largest light maze will move from the parking lot at Globe Life Park to the very field the Texas Rangers play on. Featuring an Ice Skating trail, a Holiday market featuring 60+ vendors, Mr. and Ms. Claus, live entertainment, and Food & Drink, Enchant will run through December 30th. For more information, visit http://enchantchristmas.com
The annual drive-through tradition at Texas Motor Speedway returns in 2018. Spanning over 2 miles and over 3 million LED lights, this light display is one of a kind. While you may not be going as fast as Jeff Gordon or Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in their prime, you can always head to Santa’s village to get your annual Santa Claus picture taken. Another huge plus to, proceeds benefit local charities such as the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth, Texas Scottish Rites Hospital for Children, and Speedway Children’s Charities. The TMS Gift of Lights will run nightly from 6 – 10pm now through December 30th.
If 3 million lights was impressive, Prairie lights raises you 4 million lights. Another drive through attraction spanning just around 2 miles, features a stop about halfway through. Feel free to hop out of your car at Holiday Village to view the updated Holiday Magic Walk-Through Forest and Indoor Holiday Show. Holiday Village also includes photos with Santa, a carousel, carnival rides, concessions, a gift shop and other vendors. Prairie Lights also runs nightly through December 30th at 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway Grand Prairie and cost can range from $35-$45 per car.
For the remainder of the season and into 2019, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will illuminate its grounds. While the museum does close for the evening before dark, the Cafe Modern is open for dinner through 8:30PM with dining room views of the lights. Through February 3 from 5PM to midnight. 3200 Darnell St., Fort Worth
The light came on, on November 23rd at 6PM and will remain illuminated nightly through January 1st from 5PM to midnight. Spanning 12 acres, Vitruvian Park features 550 illuminated trees wrapped in 1.5 million LED lights. Stop by 3966 Vitruvian Way, Addison to enjoy the holiday season!
With over 200 homes participating annually, this legendary tradition continues in 2018. The Route does have official hours with police directing traffic on certain dates. The neighborhood’s entrance point is at Westwood Drive and Randol Mill Road.
One of the best neighborhoods for viewing holiday lights has to be the upscale neighborhood of Highland Park in Dallas. Surrounded by the Dallas North Tollway, Mockingbird, Preston, and Armstrong Pkwy; the light display is free to drive through. Check it out nightly throughout the holidays.