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Free Family-Friendly Holiday Events In and Around Lewisville

The holidays are a great opportunity to spend with the family.  What could be more fun than getting out with the family and experiencing the joy of the season at local events in and around Lewisville, Texas, that are all free?

Put on your coats and get the kids in the car and head out and join in the fun local festivities! Celebrate the holidays in Lewisville and surrounding towns by participating in these great activities and events with your family.

1. Neighborhood Christmas Drive Thru

  • North Point Christian Church422 N. Mill Street, Lewisville, TX
  • Thursday, December 1 – Saturday, December, 3, 2022
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Ages: All

Get in the holiday spirit with this fun, family-friendly drive-thru event featuring nearly 100 Christmas inflatables, a live band, Christmas Carolers, a living nativity, and lights, lots of lights!

Load up the kids and enjoy the festive scene from the comfort of your vehicle.

Drivers can get in line starting at Kealy and College (going west on College) and then follow the signs.

2. Christmas Parade of Lights and Tree-Lighting Ceremony

  • 2121 Cross Timbers Rd., Flower Mound, TX
  • Saturday, December 3, 2022
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • Tree lighting at 7:20 p.m.
  • Ages: All

Ring in the holidays at Flower Mound’s annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting! The parade begins at Spinks Rd. and Lexington and ends at the Flower Mound Community Activity Center. Floats lineup at Shadow Ridge Middle School on Aberdeen Drive. This year’s theme is Toyland Christmas.

No on-site parking at the Community Activity Center. Overflow parking and shuttle pick-up is at Bakersfield Park, 1201 Duncan Lane. Shuttles will run from 5 to 9:30 p.m.

The tree lighting ceremony will take place at the Community Activity Center, along with live performances from local groups, pictures with Santa, a community tent, food trucks, kids’ activities, and more. The evening will conclude with the countdown to the lighting of more than 100,000 LED lights on a 50-foot-tall Christmas tree!

3. Old Town Holiday Stroll at Wayne Ferguson Plaza

  • 150 W. Church St., Lewisville, TX
  • Saturday, December 3, 2022
  • 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Ages: All

Ring in the holiday season with the Old Town Holiday Stroll, in Lewisville!

Start your day with a pancake breakfast with Santa, followed by face painting, pony rides, a petting zoo, and take a ride on the Polar Express Train, all in Old Town Lewisville.

There will also be a Motorcycle Toy Run, live entertainment throughout the day, and at 12:30, the Christmas Parade down Main Street!

Enjoy holiday inflatables on Wayne Ferguson Plaza, an Elf Scavenger Hunt, and carriage rides through the Old Town Historic Home District.

A 6 p.m. Lewisville Lights! Tree Lighting Ceremony and movie in the plaza (“Arthur Christmas”) cap off the evening!

4. Holiday in the Park and The Colony Christmas Spectacular

  • Perryman Park, 4930 S. Colony Boulevard, The Colony , TX
  • Saturday, December 3, 2022
  • 5 – 8 p.m.
  • Ages: All

Festive holiday music and performances, holiday carnival games and rides and a lighted holiday lighted trail!

Parade of Lights begins at 5:45 p.m. from Peters Colony Elementary parking lot, proceeding west on Nash to Blair Oaks and then south to The Five Star Complex

5. The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show at Central Fire Station

  • Central Fire Station, 4900 Blair Oaks Dr., The Colony, TX
  • Saturday, December 3 – Jan. 1, 2023
  • Sunday – Thursday 5:30-10:30 p.m.
  • Friday – Saturday 5:30 p.m. – 10:50 p.m.
  • Ages: All

Head to The Colony’s Central Fire Station and tune your radio to 99.9FM to enjoy this choreographed light show.  For more info, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 972-625-1106.

6. Rockin’ Round the Realm

  • The Realm at Castle Hills
  • 4400 State Hwy. 121, Lewisville, TX
  • Friday, December 9, 2022
  • 5-8 p.m.
  • Ages: All

Free to attend; Food and drink for purchase.

Get your photo taken with Santa and his team, enjoy music by a live DJ, food and drink specials, and an impressive tree lighting. The Realm at Castle Hills offers a variety of spots to relax and enjoy the holiday festivities.

7. Holiday Card Creation

  • Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX
  • Bennett Program Room5-6 p.m. December 13, 2022
  • Ages: All. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

Families with children of all ages are welcome to use the Library’s craft supplies to make simple holiday cards for friends or relatives. No registration or ticket is required. Come and go as you please.

8. Family Craft Night

  • Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX
  • Bennett Program Room6-7 p.m. December 19, 2022
  • Ages: All. Children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

Bring the little ones and help them create a holiday craft they can take home using the library’s craft supplies. No registration or ticket is required. Come and go as you please.

9. Family Matinee: Abominable (2019)

  • Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St., Lewisville, TX
  • Bennett Program Room3-5 p.m. December 21, 2022
  • Ages: All. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult

Bring the whole family to watch Abominable (PG, 2019, 1hr 37min) on the big screen!

Free tickets are handed out on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes before the show.

Bonus: Holiday Stay-cation

You can also create a festive holiday atmosphere at your home with these ideas:

If you need extra tables and chairs to accommodate all your guests, we’ve got you covered!

Whatever festivities you choose, we hope your family has a fun and safe holiday season!

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