The Half Dozen

  1. Christmas Pops – The tradition of Christmas Pops will be continued by the Dallas Symphony Chorus performing classical Christmas favorites. The concerts will also feature an appearance by Santa Claus and a bit of snow. Held Dec. 3-12, with tickets starting at $12
  2. The Nutcracker – Get ready for the holidays with the Christmas tradition of Clara and her Nutcracker Prince traveling through a winter wonderland. Dazzling costumes and choreography will transport the audience to their magical world. Tickets start at $25. 
  3. A Christmas Carol – Returning to Wyly Theatre, three spirits have come to visit Ebenezer Scrooge, and to take him on a fantastic journey through Christmas past, present and future. Dallas Theater Center’s “A Christmas Carol” reimagines Dickens’ classic tale. Tickets start at $20, and shows are held almost every day until Dec. 26. 
  4. Dickens – The Victorian holiday festival returns to Plano on Dec. 4 at 5 p.m.,  featuring a Trimmed Tree Trail and tree lighting, s’mores, food vendors, Victorian music, characters including Scrooge, carolers, a snow slide, shopping and photo opportunities. Admission is free. 
  5. Prairie Lights – Get ready for Christmas while being dazzled by four million lights set along two miles of path, enjoying hundreds of displays that arch over the roads. Admission starts at $15, enjoy this spectacle up until Dec. 31. 
  6. Vitruvian Lights – Addison’s Vitruvian Park transforms into a spectacular holiday destination as an annual celebration in which sparkling lights are wrapped around more than 500 trees to create a winter wonderland. Now that the switch is flipped, the lights will remain on every evening through Jan. 2. Tree lights will be on daily from 5-11 p.m. 


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