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Winter Activities throughout DFW
Things To Do in the Metroplex this Holiday Season
Published on: December 12, 2023
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Photo By: Aaron Burden

The DFW area offers a variety of exciting winter activities for all ages and interests. Here are some of the best options to consider:

Outdoor Adventures

Fort Worth Botanic Garden: Immerse yourself in the beauty of winter foliage and enjoy seasonal displays at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Ice Skating at Galleria Dallas: Glide across the ice rink at the Galleria Dallas, surrounded by twinkling lights and festive decorations.

Six Flags Over Texas: Experience the thrills of roller coasters and other attractions at Six Flags Over Texas during their Holiday in the Park event.

Grapevine Christmas Lights Tour: Take a magical journey through Grapevine’s Historic Main Street, adorned with millions of twinkling lights.

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve: Hike or bike through the serene trails at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve and enjoy the crisp winter air.


Festive Celebrations

Enchant at Globe Life Park: Explore a dazzling wonderland of lights, ice sculptures, and festive activities at Globe Life Park.

Dallas Holiday Lights Spectacular: Witness a spectacular display of lights and holiday scenes at The Dallas World Aquarium.

Dickens on Main Street in Grapevine: Step back in time and experience a Victorian Christmas celebration with carolers, carriage rides, and festive shops.

Arlington Christmas Light Extravaganza: Drive through a breathtaking winter wonderland featuring millions of lights at the Arlington Recreation Center.

Fort Worth Main Street Holiday Parade: Watch festive floats, marching bands, and giant balloons in Fort Worth’s annual holiday parade.


Indoor Activities

Perot Museum of Nature and Science: Explore interactive exhibits and learn something new at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

Dallas Museum of Art: Discover a vast collection of art from around the world at the Dallas Museum of Art.

Kimbell Art Museum: Immerse yourself in art and architecture at the Kimbell Art Museum, renowned for its minimalist design.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History: Discover fascinating exhibits on natural history, science, and technology at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Museum of the American Railroad: Explore the history of railroads and transportation at the Museum of the American Railroad in Frisco.


No matter what your interests are, you are sure to find the perfect winter activity to enjoy in the DFW area. So, bundle up and get ready to experience the magic of the season.

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