The holidays are near, and I can smell hot chocolate in the air! Before the hustle and bustle of the season, it’s time to look into those holiday tickets and possibly save some money along the way. Here’s a list of the top 5 holiday attractions in DFW this year!

Gaylord Texan  

Use the code: HUSTLE to save on tickets! See details below!  Buy tickets here.

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The Gaylord Texan is always decorated beautifully and with that comes a list of events for the whole family. Explore acres of twinkling lights, dozens of exciting activities, shows, and events, and for the first time ever, step into the world of Buddy the Elf in our all-new, Gaylord Hotels Original Experience, Mission: Save Christmas featuring Elf™.
With over 25 events that are available at the Gaylord during Christmas, there is something for everybody. Some of the Christmas Events at the Gaylord Texan include Save Christmas featuring Elf, Snowtubing, Gingerbread Decorating Center, Build your own snowman, Iceskating, Santa’s Snow Throw, Breakfast with Charlie Brown, Merry Snoopy Scavenger Hunt, Escape Room, Elf Workshop, Christmas Wish Light Show and More. Unfortunately, this year there is no ICE exhibit like previous years.
Purchase tickets online on their Official Website, ticket prices vary for each activity. If you want the best bang for your buck, book a room and make it a staycation, many of the activities are included when you book a room.
*Save 50% on tickets to Mission: Save Christmas and Merry & Light with the promo code: HUSTLE.

  • Details: Save 50% on Merry & Light and/or Mission: Christmas at Gaylord Hotels. Valid on general admission: 11/22-11/25, 11/29-12/2, 12/6-12/9, 12/13-12/16, 12/20-12/23, 12/27-12/30, 1/1-1/2 (year 2021-2022)
The Gaylord Texan is located at 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, TX 76051

Prairie Lights


Be dazzled by Prairie Lights as you drive through 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 the drive get out of your car for a stop at Holiday Village where you will find food, gifts, Santa, Lighted Walk-Through Forest and a holiday theater spectacular. The finale of the show is the world’s largest light tunnel. Open Thanksgiving Day to New Years Eve.

 Buy tickets here.  General Admission is $40 per car

Prairie Lights is located at Lynn Creek Park, 5610 Lake Ridge Pkwy, Grand Prairie TX 75052.


Christmas at the Anatole 

Breakfast With Santa, Live Reindeer,  S’mores, Santa themed suites and more!
Hilton Anatole today announced dates and details for this year’s holiday celebration including Breakfast with Santa, North Pole Texas featuring Peppermint Park, and a premiere partnership with Enchant Dallas.

Introducing North Pole Texas and a reimagined Peppermint Park, a new attraction featuring an interactive holiday
experience, Christmas light display, and memorable moments with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Hilton Anatole invites guests to
experience North Pole Texas and Breakfast with Santa.

North Pole Texas is a guided 90-minute interactive event. Families board the Peppermint Park Train for a ride through the light display in the Anatole Sculpture Park. The train will deliver guests to the North Pole Texas Welcome station for their elf check-in. Children of all ages will participate in holiday activities including writing letters to Santa at the North Pole Mailroom, decorating cookies in Mrs. Claus’s kitchen, attend Elf Academy, create a take-home teddy bear at the Toy Workshop, take in Santa’s Magical Marionette Theater, boogie at the Reindeer Dance Party, tour the North Pole Mission Control Station, and capture the memorable family moments with photo ops on Santa’s Sleigh and a giant snow globe. For
overnight guests, North Pole Texas also includes the Winter Wonderland Theater highlighting a holiday
movie on Friday and Saturday nights at 8 pm.

Breakfast with Santa will be served buffet-style featuring breakfast favorites including breakfast potatoes, egg frittata bites, pastries, and seasonal desserts. During breakfast, Santa will make an entrance and interact with the children at their tables. Mrs. Claus will read a Texas-themed Christmas story and share letters from the children in the audience received from the North Pole Texas mailbox. Children can take part in coloring, games, and a special story time with Mrs. Claus.
Overnight Hotel Guests receive a discounted ticket rate for adults: $39.95 and children: $9.95, free admission for children three years old and under, one child per paying adult. Non-hotel guests may buy tickets for adults: $49.95 and children: $19.95. Guests are encouraged to visit for more information or reservations.


Great Wolf Lodge

As the temperature drops, escape to the warmth of Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge. If you love snow and classic holiday family fun, you’ll find plenty of it at our warm and cozy lodge.

Find all the wonders of a Great Wolf getaway with the comfort of our heated indoor activities and 84-degree water park. It’s the best time of the year to discover the magic of Great Wolf Lodge.

Enjoy daily indoor snow showers, Snowland Bingo, seasonally-themed crafts, holiday stories and songs as well as “Twas the Night Before Snowland” Yoga Tails and the evening Frost Fest Family Dance Party. Transport to a private oasis in a candy cane chalet within the Snowland Cabanas in the water park. Each Cabana features elaborate holiday-themed décor, inviting guests to cozy up on a lounge chair next to a glowing Christmas tree for a respite from the chilly winter weather inside the 84-degree water park. Each Cabana also includes a wreath-shaped tube to use on the Crooked Creek lazy river.

Enchant Christmas

The World’s Most Magical Christmas Light Maze & Village transforms Fair Park this holiday season! Guests embark on an unforgettable journey of awe and wonder at Enchant — a world where Christmas comes to life… and to light. Enchant Christmas is whimsical and wonderful down to the very last snowflake. Glide down the breathtaking Ice Skating Trail, sample gourmet holiday treats from around the world, visit the artisan Christmas market on your way to meet the Big Man himself… and take the reins of an all-new holiday adventure in the most magical Christmas light maze the world has ever seen. ‘The Great Search’, Enchant’s original adventure, takes guests on a quest to find Santa’s nine missing reindeer lost in a storm to save Christmas.

Enchant Dallas

Tickets for this Christmas Event in Dallas start at $20. Tickets can be purchase ahead of time on the Enchant Christmas website. *Please note – Enchant Christmas will be closed November 29 – December 1, December 6-8, 13-15

Enchant Christmas is located in the Esplanade at Fair Park located at 3809 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210.

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