November Holiday Events in Texas

It’s that time of the year again. As soon as the Halloween candy is on sale, we are full-on devoted to everything holiday. November brings lots of food, holiday parties, and shopping markets. This truly is the best time of the year! Don’t miss out on the fun events in your town.



November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

A Christmas Carol: November 22 – December 28

Everyone’s family favorite is coming to Dallas. Make this your new holiday tradition and enjoy a play filled with Christmas jingles and joy!

Highland Park Carriage Rides: November 24 – December 31

Reserve a carriage ride through one of Dallas’ most impressive neighborhoods. With many of the homes professionally decorated, this is a sight you will want to see! Drive through the adorned streets for free or plan a romantic holiday carriage ride that embarks from Highland Park Village.


El Paso

November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

Merry & Bright A Christmas Fair: November 2 – November 5

A weekend full of shopping from over 200 merchants—we’re all in! This is A Christmas Fair’s 43rd year kicking off El Paso’s holiday season. While Thursday’s preview party is currently sold out, check out the rest of the weekend and grab your tickets for the fun planned Friday – Sunday.

2017 German Christmas Bazaar: November 18

From beer and yummy sweets to vendors selling various handcrafted products, this traditional German Christmas fair is an event you won’t want to miss.


Fort Worth

November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

Panther Island Ice: November 17 – January 15

Located at Coyote Drive-In, this is Fort Worth’s only ice skating rink. Take advantage of the fun throughout the entire holiday season.

XTO Parade of Lights: November 19

Think 100 illuminated floats with 500,000 lights over a 1.5-mile parade route for you and your family to enjoy.



November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

Lighting of the German Christmas Pyramid & Community Christmas Tree, November 24

Enjoy a lighting ceremony, free cookies and hot chocolate… and Santa!



November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

Skate the Square, November 18 – January 3, 2018

Grab the kids and head to the Frisco Square to make some lasting memories on the ice rink.

Christmas in the Square, November 24 – December 31

This is a holiday light show you won’t want to miss. Tune in to a local radio station and drive through the magical lights for free.



November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan, November 10 – January 1, 2018

Experience a Christmas display proving, “Everything is bigger in Texas.” This includes 2 million lights and many decorations to take you into a winter wonderland.

Carol of Lights, November 20

This is an event for the whole family. Come ready to eat, get crafty, and join in on the Texas-sized light show.

Light Show Spectacular, November 22 – January 7, 2018

Get in the holiday spirit and enjoy a 20 minute light show every night from 6 p.m. – 11 p.m. each night.




November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

3rd Annual Wobble before you Gobble: November 11

Bring your entire family for a free fitness and fun event. You can take part in rock wall climbing, obstacle courses, health screenings, giveaways, and much more!



November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

Ladies Night out Private Shopping Events and Silent Auction: November 8

Get together with your favorite ladies for a shopping extravaganza! Look forward to a night of sipping cocktails and shopping the latest trends with early access to the vendors from ‘Neath the Wreath.

Fall for the Hall Fest: November 10

Experience a block party with local entertainment and a first-taste at all that Legacy Hall has to offer.

Christmas Market: November 8 – 19

Get a jumpstart to your Christmas shopping! With free entry, you will find vendors selling items from handmade soaps and jewelry to delicious jams and dips for your holiday parties.

The Lights at Legacy: November 19

The holidays officially begin when The Shops at Legacy illuminate the magical holiday lights. Bring the kids too because Santa is scheduled to make an appearance!


San Antonio

November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

Ford Holiday River Parade: November 24

This is a parade like no other. It’s known to gather over 40,000 people and as the name states, the Ford Holiday River Parade floats along the San Antonio River Walk with 26 illuminated boat floats. Join all your friends and family to experience a one-of-a-kind parade with all of the floats portraying holiday movie classics.



November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

Festival of Trees: November 17 – 18

Give back this holiday season with a Christmas-related silent auction benefiting Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County. You can participate by decorating a tree, wreath or other Christmas décor item, volunteering at the event, attending the Festival of Trees, or purchase any of the auctioned items.


The Woodlands

November Holiday Events in Texas – Hither and Yonder

The Lighting of the Doves: November 18

The 35th annual event includes fireworks, live music, snow, and activities for all the kids. This is a free event for the whole family to enjoy and experience the lighting of the doves before the holidays are in full swing.