Looking for stuff to do around the holidays that won’t make you unable to fit into your clothes in January? Here are some suggestions!

Skate The Square
Frisco Square
November 18 – January 3
Grand Opening Performance November 18, 2017 11:30am

North Texas Turkey Trot
Thursday, November 23 (Thanksgiving) 8am
Frisco Square
10K trot, 5K trot, and a Miracle Mile for kids

McKinney Turkey Trot
Thursday November 23rd
5k start times 7-8:30am, 1k starts at 9:05am
Free (canned goods donations requested)

Turkey Bowl Public Skate
Dr. Pepper Star Centers
Skating, on-ice bowling and more! Fun games and giveaways for the entire family to enjoy.
Friday, November 24, Frisco, 7:15-8:45pm
Saturday, November 25, Plano, 7-9pm & Richardson 12:15-2:15pm

Cowboys Christmas Spectacular
The Star, Frisco
Every Friday and Saturday Night, November 24 – December 22, 6pm
A weekly holiday performance showcasing the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Drumline, appearances by Santa and more. On Tostitos Championship Plaza at The Star, admission and parking are free.

Christmas in the Square
Frisco Square
November 24 – December 31
Special Event Night on December 16, 2017 5-10pm
Ice rink, “snow flurries” on Fridays & Saturdays, lots of lights

Vitruvian Lights
November 24 – January 1
Vitruvian Park, Addison 
Friday, November 24, 6-10pm: Vitruvian Lights Lighting Ceremony with Jordan Kahn Orchestra, food trucks, photos with Santa, shopping
Saturday, December 2 – Featuring Phat Strad, an electric string quartet from Las Vegas
Saturday, December 9 – Chris Rivers Band

Dickens 2017
Downtown Plano
Friday, December 1, 5-9:30pm
Snow tubing slides, an Ice Fight Stage, where ice scupltors compete for applause, horse-drawn carriage rides and the annual tree lighting ceremony at Haggard Park.

Santa Run Texas
Saturday, December 2
5K and 1 mile fun run – everyone gets a full Santa suit! Benefiting My Possibilities and the FC Dallas Foundation

12 Days of Christmas
Dallas Arboretum
November 8 – December 30
Enjoy the 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit, open days and nights. This a great excuse to get outside and enjoy some fresh air.

Deerfield Holiday Lights
December 1 – 30, 7-10:3opm
Enter from Legacy on Colonnade or Archgate
Park your car and walk or run through this awesome neighborhood light display.