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Family-Friendly Holiday Activities in Dallas, TX

Looking for a perfect holiday getaway with the whole family in tow? Well, you’ve found it in Dallas, chockfull as it is with festive happenings and attractions, and in Hotel Crescent Court, the best place to stay in the city! Our luxurious Uptown hotel, showing off the splendor of a dazzling $33 million renovation in 2018, provides winning accommodations for the entire crew, and puts top seasonal draws throughout the metro area right at your fingertips.

Here’s a look at just a few of the family-friendly holiday events. going on this year in Dallas, yours to enjoy as a Hotel Crescent Court guest! 

Holiday at the Arboretum

Take part in a beloved Dallas holiday tradition over at the resplendent Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens (8525 Garland Rd), which is amazing any time of year but especially jolly and joyous during this stretch of the calendar. The Holiday at the Arboretum affair, underway from November 10th through December 31st, includes a whole host of displays and activities, not least the magnificently decorated gazebos representing the 12 Days of Christmas and the pleasant hubbub of the Christmas Village. Visits with Santa are a perennial highlight. More than a million lights pull everything together, including those stringing the 50-foot-tall Dazzling Musical Tree churning out its holiday favorites—a new addition this year.

Dallas Zoo Lights

Over at the Dallas Zoo (650 S.R.L. Thornton Fwy), meanwhile, you’ll find an equally splendid holiday setup courtesy of Dallas Zoo Lights, which runs on select evenings (6 to 9:30 PM) from November 19th through January 2nd. This drive-thru holiday lights installation features a milelong route and a smorgasbord of festive eye candy, including lit-up 3D sculptures, huge animal lanterns, and of course massive amounts of twinkling illumination. At the end of the drive-thru course you’ll find the Reliant Holiday Village with its 30-foot-tall Christmas tree and Santa Claus photo-op opportunities.

Holiday Displays & Events at Galleria Dallas

Any number of Dallas-area shopping destinations pull out all the stops for the holiday season. Among the foremost is Galleria Dallas (13350 Dallas Pkway), where seasonal festivities are thrumming along through January. Nab the perfect holiday photos in the frosted SNOWDAY installation, delight in Santaland, and admire the tallest indoor Christmas tree in the entire country, not to mention the large Menorah erected for Hanukkah. Puppets, jugglers, magicians, and other entertainment makes Slappy’s Holiday Circus a surefire kid’s favorite, while Storytime With Mrs. Claus delivers classic holiday warmth and wonderment.

Join Us for a Family Getaway in Dallas, TX This Holiday Season at Hotel Crescent Court

With 186 guestrooms and 40 suites, onsite dining at Beau Nash, Nobu Dallas, and other establishments, and the lavish delights of our 22,000-square-foot spa—just what the doctor ordered for countering holiday-time stress and exhaustion—Hotel Crescent Court makes the ideal D-Town home base for the most festive time of year. The whole family will love our luxury accommodations and amenities, not to mention our strategic location in Uptown Dallas. Book your holiday stay with us today!

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