A fantastic way to experience Holiday Cheer is to plan a Dallas drive through Christmas Lights outing!  There’s so many upsides:  listen to your favorite Holiday tunes as you view, stay warm and toasty, nosh on Christmas treats while you roll, and this year….stay safe!  Here’s where to find all the Sparkle, Twinkle and Shine around the Dallas area!


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Dallas Drive Through Christmas Lights


Dallas Zoo Christmas Lights

  • From the Dallas Zoo’s website:  “Cruise through a newly constructed pathway – and through familiar parts of the Dallas Zoo – while marveling at more than one million lights in elaborate displays, silk-covered animal lanterns depicting all your Zoo favorites, an ice palace fit for a trio of penguins, and so much more along the way!”
  • Open 36 select nights, from Nov. 20 through Jan. 3
  • Gates open 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Get tickets by clicking here.


Prairie Lights

  • From the Prairie Lights’ website: Prairie Lights is the premier holiday light park in Texas located at Lynn Creek Park on Joe Pool Lake in Grand Prairie, Texas. The safety of our visitors and employees is our number one priority. Prairie Lights 2020 will be a complete in car event to provide guests with the safest experience possible during your visit.  Upon arriving at the entrance of Prairie Lights,  you will be dazzled with 4 million lights set along 2 miles of path. Hundreds of ALL-NEW displays in shapes of all kinds line and arch over the roads. Half way through your adventure you will have the opportunity  to order treats and drinks in our new concessions drive-thru! The second half of the drive ends with the new and improved light tunnel – the perfect finale to a night you will never forget!
  • Open every night through New Year’s Eve.
  • 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Get tickets by clicking here.



Texas Motor Speedway Gift of Lights

  • A 1 1/2 mile light park with over 500 amazing light displays, benefiting local charities in North Texas.
  • Open every evening from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. 7 days a week.
  • November 26, 2020 – January 3, 2021.
  • Food truck food can be pre-ordered and picked up before entering the displays.
  • Get tickets by clicking here.


Dr. Pepper Ballpark:  Radiance, A Holiday Light Spectacular

  • According to the Radiance website: “Gather the family and sip a cup of  hot chocolate as you marvel at two million lights, animated to the tunes of your favorite holiday classics from the safety and comfort of your car! Enjoy the wonder of RADIANCE! A Holiday Light Spectacular!”
  • Open through January 3rd.
  • Get tickets by clicking here.



Dallas has so many fun Holiday experiences!  I hope you and your family will enjoy some of them, including one of these Dallas drive through Christmas Lights Events.


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