The Trains at NorthPark at NorthPark Center

The popular showcase of miniature railcars running on elaborately configured tracks winding through intricate cityscapes returns this holiday season with coronavirus safety precautions in place. Since 1987, The Trains at NorthPark has helped raise millions of dollars for the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas. The display goes touchless this year. Tickets must be purchased in…

Caves and Caverns

Go on an expedition through some of the best caves and underground caverns in the world, right here in Texas. Hidden beneath the rolling landscape of the Texas Hill Country are thousands of caves and caverns with vast chambers, waterfalls and even fossils of ancient animals. Read on to learn more about some of the…

Holiday festivals and lightings throughout North Texas

Plan a season full of fun with these festive events. Feel the warmth of the season while enjoying the glow of illuminated trees, twinkly lights and burning menorah candles. From Victorian carolers to live DJ sets, fireworks shows to faux snow flurries, here are a number of ways to get festive this holiday season. Deck…

Holiday parades, virtual and in-person, welcome Santa to North Texas

Processions in Dallas and Fort Worth go virtual as TV specials. Cities and civic groups across North Texas may have rethought their holiday parades for 2020, but don’t worry, kids, Santa Claus is still coming to town. Some events have been called off; others will be virtual. The Dallas Holiday Parade, which each year brings…

Colleyville’s Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration

FREE Santa will light the two-story Christmas tree, then be in his sleigh for visits and photos. The fest will also include Mrs. Claus, Victorian carolers, aChristmas monkey, a petting zoo, caricature and balloon artists, a holiday market, carriage rides and more. Also watch the 2018 animated version of The Grinch on an inflatable screen. Dec. 4 from…

Where to Stargaze in Texas

It is true what they say about the stars in Texas, they really are big and bright. In fact, they are some of the biggest and brightest in the country. Texas has wide-open spaces away from urban areas where stargazers can view the celestial glory of the night’s sky. Here are some of the best…