To Do in DFW: Best of the Rest of Winter Break!
December 30th, 2015 | by Michelle
Fill the rest of your holiday break with fun! We combed through the calendars and found these great events. See you there!
For its brand new 2015 production, Dallas’s very own Lone Star Circus presents ZINGARI, a loving tribute to the old Gypsy roots of many circus families, replete with a cornucopia of talented acrobats, aerialists, equilibrists, jugglers, clowns and four-legged stars from all over the world, who will celebrate the holiday season in an amazing, awe-inspiring and fun-filled spectacular guaranteed to charm, amuse and entertain everyone – from 5 to 105!
Now-Jan.3 | Dallas Children’s Theatre
Experience the best of Dallas during the holidays on a miniature scale with DALLAS CITYSCAPE, a toy building block display at Galleria Dallas. See iconic Dallas buildings and landmarks made completely from toy building blocks while benefiting Education Open Doors, a rapidly scaling program that trains middle school teachers to educate their students on the importance of a college education.
Now-Jan.3 | Galleria Dallas
Discover extraordinary organisms with the ability to glow by immersing yourself in the magical world of bioluminescence!
Now-Feb.21 | Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with Holiday at the Arboretum, featuring The 12 Days of Christmas outdoor exhibit.
Now-Jan. 3 | dallasarboretum.org
The magic of the Christmas season comes to life at Gaylord Texan Resort. Lone Star Christmas displays include more than two million twinkling lights and acres of larger-than-life decorations.
Now-Jan. 3 | marriott.com
Be dazzled by four million lights along two miles of path and visit the Holiday Village where you’ll find food, gifts, Santa, a laser show and a lighted walk-through forest.
Now-Jan. 3 | prairielights.org
Entertaining at the White House – White House administration insiders discuss decorating, cooking and entertaining in the Bush White House. Enjoy seasonal treats and after-hours access to the special holiday exhibit, A Season of Stories: Christmas at the White House 2003.
Now-Jan. 3 | bushcenter.org
Escape to Neverland in a whole new way with this spectacular, innovative live stage production. Overhead surround CGI projection, actors in dazzling flying sequences and whimsical puppets bring J.M. Barrie’s classic tale to life.
Now- Jan. 3 | Peterpan360.com
Christmas at The Anatole transforms the hotel grounds into a winter wonderland. Activities include holiday movie night, breakfast with Santa and countless indoor and outdoor attractions.
Now-Jan. 3 | christmasattheanatole.com
Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary’s nature trails at the 9th annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-size Animatronic Dinosaurs at the Heard Exhibit.
Now-Feb.21 | Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
The heart of Frisco Square, at Main Street and Coleman Boulevard, transforms with winter wonder. Festivities include Skate the Square, carriage rides, a petting zoo, snow flurries and more.
Now- Jan. 2 | friscosquare.com
This 6,600 square-foot interactive exhibit is designed to showcase how technology and innovation have transformed the world. The THINK experience presented by IBM explores how technology influences the way we live and work.
Bugs, butterflies and birds abound in Critter Kingdom! The exhibit highlights artifacts from the Museum’s vast collection of natural wonders. Enjoy this debut Collection Showcase as we launch our celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
Now-Feb.28 | Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
Fort Worth gets a lot cooler as the holiday tradition of Panther Island Ice returns for another season. Fort Worth’s only outdoor skating rink remains open seven days a week, including all holidays.
Now-Jan.18 | Panther Island Ice at the Coyote Drive-In complex
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