From counting down the Christmas tree lighting in the town square to time-honored Hanukkah traditions, Frisco, Texas, is bursting with events full of holiday cheer. You’ll discover living in a CB JENI townhome in one of our Frisco communities puts you right in the middle of the action. In December, pick your favorite traditions or try something new. With all of the festive fun, you might not be able to squeeze them all in, so rotate your favorite holiday events every other year.
Discover these top 10 Frisco holiday events for 2021:
Some events run throughout the holiday season and others are one-time celebrations. Click the links to check event websites for updated information and tickets.
Christmas in the Square﹘Take in the wonder of the choreographed holiday lights and music show each night from 6 p.m.-10 p.m., running Nov. 17, 2021, through Jan. 3, 2022. The show, an annual local favorite, is free and open to the public. Don’t forget about ice skating, carriage rides, and visits with Santa!
Radiance! Frozen in Frisco ﹘This outdoor Winter Carnival includes two-story ice tubing hills, ice skating, Santa’s Snowball Toss, a giant Ferris wheel, Christmas Carousel and Train, and more. Due to the popularity of this event, Radiance Frisco’s 2 million lights are viewed by guests in our Holly Jolly Trolleys. Buy your tickets for this amazing offering that runs Nov. 18, 2021, through Jan. 1, 2022.
Christmas at The Star ﹘It’s time to celebrate again with the Cowboy Christmas Extravaganza! The lighting of the 67-foot tree kicks off a show featuring Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Drumline, Cowboys Rookie Squad, mascot Rowdy, Santa Claus, and special appearances from Dallas Cowboys Football heroes. The show runs every Friday or Saturday night at 6 p.m. from Nov. 19-Dec. 18.
Christmas Lights, Chocolates, and Sips Tours﹘By heated motorcoach, tour some of Frisco’s best lights while you enjoy food and drink. From family-friendly food to tacos/margaritas to desserts/wine, book the tour that’s right for your party. Available Nov. 26 through Dec. 30.
Merry Main Street in Frisco Square on Dec. 4﹘Starting with the parade at 3:30 p.m. this all-day affair includes live music performances, a holiday gift market, and the Christmas tree lighting at 6 p.m.
Frosty 5K and Merry Mile on Dec. 4﹘Runners, lace up your sneakers for some pre-holiday calorie burning. Register for the event today!
8th Annual Chanukah Celebration on Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. Come for the giant menorah lighting right outside of Frisco City Hall. Stay to enjoy live music, hot latkes, dreidel, gelt, and kids’ activities.
Stars on Ice on Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. Head to the Comerica Center in Frisco to watch Olympic medalists and World Champions like Kurt Browning and Ashley Wanger headline this event. This one-time event sells out fast, so get your tickets today!
The Rail District ﹘Shop and eat local at Frisco’s unique Rail District. Just across the tracks, check out the giant Christmas tree at Frisco Fresh Market, then shop for your holiday menus, decor, and gifts. When the sun sets, stroll the Rail District under the twinkling lights.
Burkman Holiday Home﹘You have to see it to believe it! At their private residence, the Burkman family has put on an award-winning display for the past two decades! Beginning after Thanksgiving, park and walk by to take in all the holiday wonder at 3809 Hazelhurst Drive.
Other Holiday Frisco Favorites
- Frisco Chorale – Ring in the season with favorite carols and traditional Christmas songs at the chorale’s Christmas Ornaments Concert. Get your tickets in advance for the Dec. 17 concert at the First United Methodist Church.
- Stonebriar Center ﹘Take one stop for your shopping, pictures with Santa, Pet Nights with Santa (every Monday), and spreading holiday joy with Santa Cares Days.
- Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular on Dec. 24 and Dec. 26 at the Comerica Center. The holiday-themed performance is sure to offer thrills and chills to audiences of all ages.
- Frisco Art Gallery ﹘Enjoy local artists’ work for the winter art show from Dec. 8, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2022.
- Holiday Eats & Treats ﹘The iHeartFrisco blog shares some mouth-watering, eye-popping holiday sweets hot spots from around Frisco. Or check out their local Frisco gift ideas.
If you’re currently looking to buy a new home in Frisco, CB JENI townhome communities include Frisco Springs, Park Vista, The Grove (coming soon), and the sold-out Majestic Gardens. If you currently live in one of these neighborhoods, remember to check your HOA or community pages for holiday celebrations.