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101 Things You Must Do in Dallas-Fort Worth This Christmas: 2023 Edition

Here are all the best ways to celebrate the holiday season in Dallas this year.
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The Dallas Theater Center’s annual production of A Christmas Carol. Karen Almond

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Music

Almost every day this December, NorthPark will host free concerts and shows in the north court as part of its Sights and Sounds of the Season. There will be performances from local middle and high schools, as well as professional companies, like Avant Chamber Ballet and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Nov. 28–Dec. 23. 8687 N. Central Expy. Learn more here.

If you feel like celebrating Christmas with Jelly Roll on a Tuesday, Fort Worth has you covered. 106.1 KISS FM’s Jingle Ball, presented by Capital One, features artists like Flo Rida, Shaggy, and, for former Nickelodeon kids, Big Time Rush. Nov. 28. Dickies Arena, 1911 Montgomery St., Fort Worth. Get tickets here.

As always, the Dallas Symphony has its bows stringed, music laid out, and trumpets at the ready for a holiday season full of cheer and some of your favorite music. 

  • Sing along to your favorite holiday tunes as guest conductor Lawrence Loh leads the symphony, the Dallas Symphony Children’s Chorus, and other vocalists through Christmas Pops. Multiple dates. Dec. 1–10. Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Get tickets here.
  • An evening at the theater can be too much for some little ones, so the Symphony is also performing a shortened one-hour, family-friendly version of Christmas Pops. The show will feature Santa in the lobby, crafts, and the Dallas Symphony Children’s Chorus. Dec. 2 & 9. 2301 Flora St. Get tickets here
  • Families and shoppers can enjoy a free Holiday Showcase concert from the DSO and Children’s Chorus as part of the mall’s holiday season programming. The show will be on level one, between Nordstom and Macy’s. Dec. 5. 8687 N. Central Expy. Learn more here
  • Even if you’re having a “Hard Candy Christmas,” head to the Meyerson for Country Christmas concert you won’t forget. In this new show, the DSO and country singers Rachel Potter and Patrick Thomas will perform festive tunes from your favorite artists, like Dolly Parton, George Strait, and more. Dec. 6. 2301 Flora St. Get tickets here.
  • Hop on board The Polar Express as the symphony plays the 2004 Academy Award-winning movie’s classic score while the film plays. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be in the lobby for photo-ops—be sure to check your pockets for bells after. Dec. 15–17. 2301 Flora St. Get tickets here

In 1996, the Trans Siberian Orchestra changed holiday music forever by turning your favorite Christmas tunes into headbangers. This year the band is bringing its Winter Tour: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve show back to Dickies Arena for two shows. 3 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8. Dickies Arena, 1911 Montgomery St., Fort Worth. Get tickets for 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Shop local businesses and learn more about the history of Deep Ellum at the African American Museum’s annual Christmas Music Under the Dome and Christmas Marketplace. The event will feature music from local school choral and band groups. Dec. 9. 3536 Grand Ave. Learn more here.

’90s Christian pop stars Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith are traveling the country on their Christmas Live in Concert tour. They’ll stop by Dallas for a show at the Music Hall At Fair Park. Dec. 9. 909 First Ave. Get tickets here. 

2023 Grammy Best New Artist Samara Joy will hit Dallas on her A Joyful Holiday concert tour. The jazzy show will feature vocals from the singer’s whole family. Dec. 10. Longhorn Ballroom, 216 Corinth St. Get tickets here. 

British a cappella ensemble the King’s Singers are flying to Dallas (on reindeer perhaps?) for their Carols with the King’s Singers show. The concert will be filled with folk songs, contemporary ditties, and your favorite Christmas carols. Dec. 11. Meyerson Symphony Center 2301 Flora St. Get tickets here. 

Musical theater star Sarah Brightman has performed all over the world, including multiple Olympics and on Broadway. See Brightman in Dallas for her A Christmas Symphony tour. Special ticket packages include gift bags and a meet-and-greet. Dec. 18. Winspear Opera House 2403 Flora S. Get tickets here.

A cappella group Pentatonix has dazzled the world since winning The Sing-Off in 2011. The North Texas natives will serenade Dickies Arena with some of its most popular holiday numbers during its Most Wonderful Tour of the Year. Dec. 20. Dickies Arena, 1911 Montgomery St., Fort Worth. Get tickets here

Dance & Theater 

Dance and theater troupes across North Texas are performing holiday classic The Nutcracker. There will be performances to Tchaikovsky’s beloved music, along modern reimaginings and more all season long. 

  • This Thanksgiving weekend, Plano’s Chamberlain Ballet is performing the Nutcracker, featuring guest dancers, New York City Ballet’s Tiler Peck and Roman Mejia. Don’t miss the special Sugar Plum Tea Party on Nov. 25. Nov. 24–26. Eismann Center, 2351 Performance Dr., Richardson. Get tickets here
  • Texas Ballet Theater is kicking its month-long Nutcracker season off the day after Thanksgiving with shows at the Winspear. The company will head to Fort Worth’s Bass Performance Hall Dec. 8. Multiple dates, Nov. 24–Dec. 24. Get tickets here. 
  • Avant Chamber Ballet will also take the stage in Dallas and Fort Worth this holiday season. The company will perform as the ACB Chamber Orchestra and the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra play Tchaikovsky’s score live. Dec. 8–10, Dallas. Dec. 22–23, Fort Worth. Multiple locations. Get tickets here. 
  • Students from the Dallas Black Dance Academy will put on their own rendition of the classic with Espresso Nutcracker on Dec. 9. See the show in person or via livestream. 7 p.m. Dec. 9. Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm St. Get tickets here.
  • See Talmi Entertainment’s 40-plus corps de ballet perform NUTCRACKER! Magical Christmas Ballet during its 30th annual tour. 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Dec 10. Music Hall At Fair Park, 909 First Ave. Get tickets here
  • Students at Nicolina Lawson’s Ballet North Texas will put on the Nutcracker in Dallas and Terrell this December. There is a sensory-friendly performance on Dec. 16. Multiple dates, Dec. 15–17. Multiple locations. Get tickets here

The kids at Dallas Children’s Theater will reenact beloved TV special A Charlie Brown Christmas. The cast will retell the adventures of the Peanuts crew and the meaning of Christrmas. Nov. 25–Dec. 23. 5938 Skillman St. Get tickets here.  

If you can’t make it to New York City this December, you can still get a Rockettes-style show, courtesy of the Dallas Conservatory’s Rockefeller Christmas. The production will feature jazz, contemporary, and even some scenes from the Nutcracker Suite. 1 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. Nov. 26. Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm St. Get tickets here. 

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is a classic but haunting tale of what the spirit of Christmas really means and what a “bah, humbug!” attitude will get you. See local theaters put on the show throughout the holiday season. 

  • Over at NorthPark, visitors can enjoy a kiddie version of A Christmas Carol with Scrooge Puppet Theatre. Shows occur everyday at the top of the hour. Thru Dec. 24. 8687 N. Central Expy. Learn more here.
  • The Dallas Theater Center is recounting the life of Ebenezer Scrooge just about every day this December. There are even shows after Christmas, if you need to entertain the in-laws. The show also doubles as a donation drive for the North Texas Food Bank. Nov. 30–Dec. 30. Wyly Theatre, 2400 Flora St. Get tickets here.
  • In Theatre Arlington’s A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show, one foley artist must—hilariously—put on the entirety of the traditional play when all the radio actors are snowed in. Dec. 1–17. 305 W. Main St., Arlington. Get tickets here
  • North Texas Performing Arts is bringing back its annual production of Scrooge! The Musical. The 130-plus-person cast included longtime Scrooge actor Darrell Rodenbaugh and Plano City Councilman Shelby Williams. Don’t miss the “Gift to the Community” shows on Dec. 6 and 13, or the ASL interpreted performance on Dec. 10. Dec. 6–17. Multiple locations. Get tickets here

See if Ralphie keeps his glasses from snapping and finally gets his cherished Red Ryder air rifle in Art Centre Theatre’s production of A Christmas Story. Dec. 1–17. 1400 Summit Ave. Ste. E,  Plano. Get tickets here. 

Who needs seven lords a-leaping when there’s a cirque in town? See Cirque Musica Holiday Wonderland’s seasonal twist on its jaw-dropping acrobatics and aerialists. Dec. 17. Will Rogers Auditorium, 3401 W. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth. Get tickets here. 

Bars

At Mercat Bistro‘s Polar Bear Room, open from Nov. 20 to Jan. 5, guests can indulge in a two-hour dining spectacle surrounded by festive dancing polar bears. (We aren’t sure what this means, but it must be good.) Guests can make reservations with the option to secure the coveted “Polar Bear Table” for a $50 refundable booking fee and get an up-close view of the whimsical bears. Reservations can be made on Seven Rooms or at mercatbistro.com/polar-bear-room. 2501 N. Harwood St., Ste. 225.

On Nov. 21, McKinney’s Stix Icehouse will transform into Tinseltown Tavern, offering a vintage-inspired holiday pop-up experience until New Year’s Day. The tavern will feature twinkling lights, holiday-themed cocktails, an “Elf” themed kids’ menu, cookie-decorating classes, movie nights, and more. The “Stixmas” celebration from Dec. 15-22 will include a Christmas market, sleigh rides, snowball fights, and ugly sweater contests, culminating in a grand New Year’s Day brunch party. 301 Eldorado Pkwy., Ste. 100, McKinney.

Harwood Arms will transform into the “Miracle on Harwood Street” from Nov. 24 to Dec. 31, in which the pub will be decked out in Christmas decor and serve themed food and drinks. The menu includes a mini beef Wellington, “Grinch” spinach artichoke dip, and eggnog creme brûlée. The drink menu has a polar bear espresso martini, a peppermint shot called the Candy Cane Lane, and a spiked apple cider. Reservations can be made online. 2823 McKinnon St.

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A drink at Santa's Workshop, Rye and Apothecary's new pop-up. Samantha Marie Photography

The Harwood District is hosting a Santa Bar Crawl on Dec. 16 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests will receive a wristband, passport, and a map. Start at Poco Fiasco and hop over to bars in the district like Tequila Social, Harwood Arms, Dolce Riviera, Saint Ann, and more. The crawl ends at Happiest Hour, where a Santa costume contest will take place for a chance to win a $250 gift card. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased online

The pop-up “Holiday House” at Leela’s Wine Bar has made a comeback, and it’ll be hanging around until Jan. 1. The bar on Lower Greenville will be outfitted in ornaments, lights, and garland for a cozy, festive drinking experience. The cocktail menu includes the Ornamint—made with strawberry and hibiscus-infused gin and served in an ornament class—and the Sweater Weather—a toasty drink made with merlot, Grand Marnier, orange, and mulling spices. Guests will be able to try an espresso martini flight with mini versions of the classic espresso martini, a gingerbread espresso martini, and the s’mores espresso martini. 1914 Greenville Ave.

Tipsy Elf returns Nov. 24 and runs through Dec. 23 with its extremely loud holiday decor and drinks. Watch out for Larry the Elf (he’s drunk and mean and mischievous) as you sip on one of nine cocktails at the bar. All seats are first come, first serve. 308 N. Bishop Ave. 

Rye & Apothecary are hosting a Christmas pop-up called Santa’s Workshop starting Nov. 11 . Situated in Historic Downtown near the former Rye McKinney location, the festive pop-up features Christmas movie-themed rooms inspired by classics like “A Christmas Story,” “Elf,” and “The Grinch.” Enjoy family-friendly fun with holiday cocktails until 10 p.m., after which the space transitions to a 21 and up experience. 214 E. Louisiana St., McKinney.

Tree Lightings & Festivals 

Now that Thrift Studio has a permanent location, Dwell With Dignity is hosting its first-ever holiday pop-up shop, Thrift the Halls. Open Wednesdays through Saturdays, the event will carry decor from Holiday Warehouse, gifts from Mosaic Makers Collective, and more. Nov. 29–Dec. 16. 1833 E. Levee St. Learn more here. 

Wander through Highland Park Village and bid on the most elaborate gingerbread house you can find during the shopping center’s Gingerbread Stroll. Proceeds benefit Community Partners of Dallas, which works with abused and neglected children. Through Nov. 30. 47 Highland Park Village. Learn more here. 

Get inspiration for your own holiday decorations at Trinity Falls’ fourth-annual Tour of Trees in McKinney. Through Dec. 17. Learn more here. 

Knock out your holiday shopping at the Grand Prairie Premium Outlets, then stick around for the shopping center’s inaugural Light the Night: Tree Lighting Ceremony. The event will include balloons, snacks, a visit from Santa and more. 6–8 p.m. Nov. 30. Grand Prairie Premium Outlets, 2950 I-20, Grand Prairie. Learn more here. 

Every Friday in December, the African American Museum is hosting a free matinee holiday movie screening at noon. The lineup includes flicks like Queen Latifah’s Last Holiday and Jingle Jangle. Dec. 1–Dec. 29. 3536 Grand Ave. Learn more here. 

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The Christmas tree at Klyde Warren Park in 2014.

Macy’s might have its annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York, but here in North Texas, thousands flock downtown for the annual Dallas Holiday Parade. It’s the biggest one-day outdoor event in the city, and finding the perfect spot to watch the parade has become a holiday tradition for North Texas families. Dec. 2, Downtown Dallas. Learn more here.

Spend the afternoon at Klyde Warren Park for its annual Tree Lighting Celebration. The three-hour event will feature visits from Santa, storytime with Mrs. Claus, games, an appearance from Emerald City Band, and of course, the tree lighting. Dec. 2. 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy. Learn more here.

Jingle Bell Mistletoe wants you to pucker up at Klyde Warren Park. The organization is trying to set the Guinness World Record for the most couples kissing under the mistletoe. All mistletoe proceeds will benefit the North Texas Food Bank. Dec. 3. 2012 Woodall Rodgers Fwy. Learn more here

See NorthPark’s annual Gingertown Dallas exhibit come to life during the live gingerbread house build on December 5. If you can’t make it then, the confections will be on display through New Year’s. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Craniofacial Association. Dec. 5–Jan. 1. 8687 N. Central Expy. Learn more here

Sparkman Club Estates in North Dallas is hosting a holiday home tour to raise money for the neighborhood’s club house, pool, and other amenities. The event is two nights—you can buy tickets for one evening or both. Dec. 6–7. Get tickets here. 

Over in the Park Cities, Highland Park Village’s Christmas Lights Celebration and Shopping Stroll is back December 6. Enjoy all the lights, store promotions, live music, pictures with Santa, and more. Dec. 6. 47 Highland Park Village. Learn more here

For a steaming cup of hot cocoa, head to Park Village in Southlake. During the center’s Holidays at Park Village event, visitors can enjoy crafts, letter writing to Santa, snacks, and carolers. Dec. 16–17. 1065 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. Learn more here. 

The Dallas Farmers Market’s Winter Wonderland at the Market will offer photos with Santa, hot cocoa, and encounters with Santa’s elves. Make Christmas merry for other kids by bringing a new, unwrapped toy for Vogel Alcove. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Dec. 16. 909 South Pearl Expressway. Details here.

The Arlington Holiday Lights Parade in downtown Arlington isn’t just a parade—it’s an opportunity to meet Santa and snap a photo, participate in the tree lighting at Founders Plaza, and a whole slew of other holiday fun. 2 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dec. 9. Downtown Arlington. Details and a parade route here.

The Dallas Cowboys’ seventh annual Christmas Extravaganza at The Star in Frisco happens every Friday and Saturday night through Dec. 16. At 20 minutes long, it’s the perfect stop after a quick dinner in The Star district. The show includes performances by the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue, Cowboys Rookie Squad, Rowdy, and Santa Claus. Each evening, a different Cowboys legend and their family will be in attendance to help light The Star’s 67-foot LED Christmas tree. FREE. The Star in Frisco. Get details here.

Candlelight is the Dallas’ longest-running holiday event—and possibly the longest-running in the entire state, too. The historic buildings situated on Old City Park’s 13 acres be decorated for the holidays, and attendees can enjoy strolling carolers, craft vendors, food trucks, and activities for kids. Santa will also be attending, so grab that photo op. $10-$20. 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dec. 16 and 17. 1515 South Harwood. Details here.

Highland Park Village’s Christmas Lights and Celebration Stroll will offer treats, carolers, face painting, balloon art, a Dallas Symphony Orchestra Young Strings Performance, and Santa and Mrs. Claus. Free. 4-7 p.m., Dec. 6. Highland Park Village, Highland Park. Details here.

Snider Plaza’s Holiday Tree Lighting isn’t just about flipping a switch—it’s a whole afternoon of activities that includes music and dancing on the live stage, crafts, a pet adoption booth, treats and crafts at dozens of booths, photos with Santa, and an ice skating rink. FREE. 3-7 p.m., Dec. 3. Snider Plaza, University Park. Get details here.

Lights & Destinations

Need to entertain your kiddos, out-of-town guests, or grandparents during the day? Head to the library! The Dallas Public Library System has tons of festive events this December across its various branches. You can decorate cookies, make holiday wreaths, wrap presents, meet Santa, and more. Various locations. Learn more here. 

On the shores of Joe Pool Lake, Prairie Lights is a two-mile drive-through display of more than 4 million lights. Around 30,000 cars came through the park last year, making it one of the area’s more popular holiday destinations. Prairie Lights also offers a Holiday Village with shopping, carnival rides, photos with Santa, and a lighted walk-through forest. Through December 23. 5610 Lake Ridge Pkwy., Grand Prairie. Purchase tickets here.

Great Wolf Lodge’s Snowland celebration will offer daily snow showers, visits from Santa, crafts, holiday stories and songs, and a variety of other festive activities for families. Through Jan. 8, 2024. 100 Great Wolf Drive, Grapevine. Make reservations here.

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Snowland at Great Wolf Lodge Great Wolf Lodge

Check out the homegrown efforts of North Texans all over Dallas and the suburbs. Head to the Park Cities and drive down Beverly and Lakeside drives. Or head to Lake Highlands and the Timberhollow Circle neighborhood. Lakewood Boulevard and Swiss Avenue also offer great sightseeing. Head to Oak Cliff’s Kessler Park neighborhood or up to North Dallas to Strait Lane, Hockaday Drive, and the Walnut Hill neighborhood. Ready to go beyond Dallas? Check out the Interlochen neighborhood in Arlington or the Deerfield neighborhood in Plano.

Every Christmas season, Six Flags Over Texas’ Holiday in the Park combines Christmas with amusement park, and the result is a memorable evening full of sparkly lights, plenty of entertainment, visits with Santa, storytime with Mrs. Claus, and more. Some activities require an additional fee and reservations. Tickets start at $45. Through Dec. 31. 2201 Road to Six Flags East, Arlington. Get tickets here.

It may be a rarity to have a white Christmas in Dallas, but Reliant Lights Your Holidays will offer real snow at the Winspear Opera House, which is almost the same thing. The annual event will feature music from The Polyphonic Spree and Vanita Leo, fireworks, a drone show, and plenty of lights. Free. 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 2403 Flora St. Get details here.

The city of Irving’s Centennial Lights is a walk-through display that includes 60,000 lights and is adjacent to lights at Whistlestop Plaza, the clock tower, Heritage Park, and Main Street. Free. Dec. 3-26. 444 W. Second St., Irving. Details here.

Snowday and its companion experience, Santaland, return to the Galleria Dallas. Both offer immersive experiences full of whimsy and energy. Santaland offers daily “rides” to the North Pole to visit Santa, while Snowday takes visitors through a series of winter wonderland vignettes. Prices vary. Through December 24. 13350 Dallas Pkwy. Get details here.

It takes more 2 million pounds of ice to create the ICE! exhibit at the Gaylord Texan, and a team of 40 artisans have been working since last month to re-create the Dr. Seuss classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas using all that frozen water. Grab a complimentary parka and walk through 10 scenes from the story, complete with The Grinch, Max, Cindy-Lou, and more Whos from Who-ville. Tickets start at $19.99 for children and $28.99 for adults. Through Dec. 31. 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine. Get tickets here.

Dallas Zoo Lights displays more than 2 million lights, 60 animal-shaped lanterns, and a light show programmed to holiday music. The Lacerte Family Children’s Zoo will offer Santa’s Village, and there will be nightly musical performances in the Grove. A sensory-friendly night is scheduled for Nov. 27 and an adults-only night, Dallas Zoo After Dark, is set for Nov. 30.  Tickets start at $15. Parking is $12. Select nights through Jan. 2. 650 S. R.L. Thornton Fwy. Details here.

Texas Motor Speedway will turn its racetrack into a Gift of Lights for the holidays. The drive-through attraction boasts two miles of LED lights. Grab some cocoa and fire up your favorite Christmas music playlist. Tickets start at $35 per car. Starts daily at 6 p.m. through Jan. 7. 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth. Get tickets here.

The Dallas Arboretum’s Holiday at the Arboretum highlight is the “12 Days of Christmas” holiday exhibit, which has been a local favorite for years. But there is plenty more to entertain, including the 50-foot Musical Tree that plays holiday music, the Christmas Village, and the DeGoyler House exhibit “Christmas Classics.” Go during the day or after dark, when the gardens light up. Tickets start at $12 for children and $20 for adults. Through Jan. 5. 8525 Garland Road. Get details and tickets here

The Hilton Anatole is debuting North Pole Texas, a new family-friendly indoor Christmas experience that includes Santa’s Workshop, the North Pole Shoppes, the Toyland Marionette Theater, a life-sized snow globe, and a 20-room immersive adventure. Tickets start at $39. Dec. 8-30 on select days. 2201 N. Stemmons Fwy. Get tickets here.

Vitruvian Park once again lights up for the holidays, and the more than 500 trees on its 12 acres will sparkle with 1.5 million lights. Free, but parking is $15 cash. Through Jan. 1. 3966 Vitruvian Way, Addison. Get details here.

The Trains at NorthPark have been a Christmas tradition for 25 years. Benefitting the Ronald McDonald House Dallas, the event features elaborate train displays boasting more than 600 trains along 1,600 feet of track. See scenes from all over the country, including Dallas. Tickets start at $5. Through Jan. 5. NorthPark, level one near Macy’s. Get tickets here.

Every December, Grapevine transforms itself into the Christmas Capital of Texas, and offers everything from ice skating to Broadway-style shows to train rides and more. Walk through the interactive Hometown Christmas display, then stay for the drone show. Downtown Grapevine. Get details here.

Charity & Volunteer 

Looking for some place to volunteer this holiday season? Vomo is an online portal that can connect you with local organizations and events seeking helpers. 

Genesis Women’s Shelter and Support is asking for donations this holiday season. You can buy gift cards, sponsor an angel (a child), or “adopt a family,” and shop for presents for them. Learn more here. 

Bid on architect-designed dog houses and cat condos, or adopt a pet during the SPCA’s 33rd-annual Home for the Holidays event at NorthPark Center. Through Dec. 23. 8687 N. Central Expy. Learn more here.

Servicing Oak Cliff and West Dallas, Brother Bill’s Helping Hand needs help restocking and sorting gifts for its Christmas Event. Nov. 27–Dec. 14. 3906 N. Westmoreland Rd. Learn more here. 

The Dallas Holiday Parade has plenty of volunteer opportunities ahead of the December 2 event. You can be a bleacher captain, bus wrangler, balloon handler, pooper scooper clown and more. Dec. 2. Learn more here. 

Even if your gingerbread mansion always falls apart, head to NorthPark to decorate cookies during Camp Gingerbread. All proceeds go to Shared Housing Center, which helps provide affordable housing. The event is on level one between Macy’s and Dillard’s. Dec. 2 & 9. 8687 N. Central Expy. Learn more here. 

The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas is looking for volunteers to help with its We Care Santa Work Shop. Volunteers can help lead club members through various activities and arts and crafts. Dec. 5. Multiple locations. Learn more here. 

Help Mercy Street wrap presents for its program families with The Joy Project. Dec. 12–13. 3801 Holystone St. Learn more here. 

Operation Care needs volunteers and donations for its annual Christmas Gift event that aids local homeless. Requested donations include new coats, athletic shoes, sleeping bags, children’s toys, and more. Dec. 16. Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, 650 S. Griffin St. Learn more here. 

Living Word Harvest is hosting a Blanket Drive this Christmas Eve. They are gathering new sleeping bags, sleeping mats, and pillows to give out to the homeless. 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Dec. 24. 828 4th St. Learn more here. 

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