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Saturday - December 2, 2017

The night is filled with a visit from Santa, an amazing low-level fireworks show, fun activities for the children, tours inside the historical structures (that are appropriately decorated to their respected years Christmas'), and of course some hot chocolate and cookies to keep you warm!

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Tree Lighting Ceremony  l  Low-level Fireworks  l  Visit with Santa  l  Snow Hill


  • Date: Saturday, December 2 - Gates open at 4:00 pm
  • Event Location: Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane, Farmers Branch, 75234
  • Free Admission
  • ATM Available onsite
  • Event Hotline: 972-919-1433


  • Lighting of the City and Firework Show (starts promptly at 6:30 pm)
  • Visit with Santa
  • Snow Hill
  • Complimentary Hot Chocolate & Cookies
  • Elementary School Choirs Singing on Stage
  • Writing Letters to Santa
  • Storytelling at the Gazebo
  • Historical Structure Tours
  • Bounce Houses
  • Crafts
  • Concessions


Free Parking (including handicap parking) with Free Shuttle provided at Metro Square Business Park (12300 Ford Road) – Corner of Ford Road and Villa Creek. Click HERE for a map of parking location

Ride in on the Trails of Farmers Branch - there is bicycle parking inside the gates.

Or go green and ride DART to the event! The Farmers Branch Historical Park is a few hundred yards south of the event grounds.  


No Pets or Outside Alcohol will be allowed at this event - food and non-alcoholic beverages will be allowed

Items not allowed inside the gate:
  • Alcohol (not permitted to enter or leave event grounds) 
  • Pets or animals (except service dogs) 
  • Smoking 
  • Illegal drugs 
  • Hazardous Materials 
  • Contraband 
  • Canopies or Pop-Up Tents 
  • Skate boards, Roller Blades, In-Line Skates and Bicycles 
  • Golf Carts and ATV’s  
  • Unauthorized sales, solicitations and distributions
Invite your friends to join you! Share the event on Facebook and let us know you will be there!