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Light Up Your Holiday Journey with Christmas Light Displays

Written by , published December 1, 2014


Put on your scarves and grab a cup of hot cocoa, merrymakers—'tis the season for Christmas lights! Let our list of some of the biggest and brightest displays across Texas light your path toward a fun holiday outing with family and friends. 

We recommend checking websites or calling ahead to find out whether any admission fees apply, and whether the display is drive-through or walk-through. These are just a few ideas to get you started--do you know of any holiday lighting displays that are worth the drive?


Abilene:  Christmas Lane, Dec. 5-26 

Athens: Christmas Park Land of Lights, Nov. 10-Jan. 2 

Amarillo: Christmas Garden of Lights, Dec. 1-14 

Austin: Trail of Lights, Dec. 7-21 

Bastrop: River of Lights, Nov. 28-Dec. 31 

Belton: Nature in Lights, Nov. 14-Jan. 4 

Big Spring: Comanche Trail Festival of Lights, Dec. 15-31 

Burnet: Christmas Trail of Lights, Dec. 1-31 

Cleburne: Whistle-Stop Christmas, Nov. 24-Dec. 31 

Cleveland: Christmas Ranch, Nov. 27-Dec. 31

College Station: Santa’s Wonderland, Nov. 14-Jan.  4 

Cuero: Christmas in the Park, Dec. 1-Jan. 1 

Dallas: Chanukah Menorah Celebration and Lighting, Dec. 16-24 

Denison: Grayson County Holiday Lights, Nov. 28-Dec. 31

Dickinson: Festival of Lights, Nov. 29-Dec. 31

Fort Worth: Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway, Nov. 26-Jan. 1

Galveston: Lasers, Lights and Magic in the Park, Nov. 29-Dec. 31 

Goliad: History in Lights, Dec. 1-31 

Grand Prairie: Prairie Lights, Nov. 27-Jan. 4 

Grapevine: “ICE!” and “A Lone Star Christmas," November 13-January 3

Jefferson: Rail of Lights, December 4-7, 11-14, 18-21

Johnson City: Lights Spectacular, Hill Country Style, Nov. 28-Jan. 1 

Lindale: Santa Land, Nov. 1-Jan. 4

Llano: Starry, Starry Nights, Nov. 28-Dec. 31 

Lubbock: Windy City, Nov. 15-Dec. 31 

Marble Falls: Walkway of Lights, November 21-January 1 

Marshall: Wonderland of Lights, November 26-December 31 

New Braunfels: Santa’s Ranch, November 7-January 3 

Odessa: Starbright Village, Dec. 4-31 

Orange: Annual Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting and Festival, Dec. 5 

Round Rock: Rock’N Lights Holiday Light Tour, Dec. 1-30

San Angelo: Concho Christmas Celebration, Dec. 5-31

San Antonio: Fiesta de las Luminarias, Dec. 5-7, 12-14, 19-21 

San Antonio: Holiday River Parade and the Lighting of the River Walk, November 29-January 1 

Spring: Home for the Holidays, Nov. 8-Dec. 21 

The Colony: The Colony Christmas Spectacular Light Show, Dec. 6-Jan. 3 

The Woodlands: Winter Wonderland and Ice Rink, Nov. 22-Jan. 19 

Tyler: Up In Lights, Nov. 28-Dec. 27

Vidor: Lights at Pine Forest, Nov. 28-Dec. 26

Wichita Falls: Fantasy of Lights, Nov. 24-Dec. 28 

Wimberley: Emily Ann Trail of Lights, Nov. 29-Dec. 31 


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