Holiday Events in the Dallas Arts District

The Dallas Arts District is undoubtedly one of the liveliest places to be in the city. As the largest contiguous arts district in the nation, there is always something new to do at one of the many museums or performance halls in the area. The holiday season is no exception and is one of the busiest times of the year for the heart of Dallas. Grab friends and family, and check out some of these holiday events before they end!


Dallas Theater Center’s A Christmas Carol:

When: November 22 – December 28

Where: Wyly Theater

Tickets: $20-$87

The family-favorite holiday production of A Christmas Carol Returns to Wyly Theater. Dickens’ classic story is told in a completely interactive experience for a night of family fun. The audience will be surrounded by actors, with ghosts flying above, bursting from the floor below, and snow falling on everyone in attendance. This performance is full of traditional Christmas songs with mesmerizing choreography. It is a must see for everyone!


Texas Ballet Theater Presents: The Nutcracker Dallas

When: November 24 – December 3

Where: Winspear Opera House

Tickets: $20-$115

This beautiful two-act ballet is reimagined by the Texas theater at the Winspear Opera House. Explore the Arts District before you immerse yourself in the retelling of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s classically composed Christmas story.


Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Holiday Magic

When: December 13

Where: Meyerson Symphony Center

Tickets: $8-$40

Join the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra and the Children’s Chorus of Greater Dallas as they present their annual Holiday Magic concert. This concert also features pre-concert music by the GDYO Flute Choir.


The Women’s Chorus of Dallas and Metropolitan Winds

When: December 2

Where: Moody Performance Hall

Tickets: $25-$45

Listen to the sound of festive songs both new and old with the Women’s Chorus of Dallas as they perform this holiday season. You’ll travel the globe as they visit France, Russia, and Hollywood.


Home Alone: Holiday Movie in Concert

When: December 21 – 22

Where: Meyerson Symphony Center

Tickets: $28-$126

The beloved classic Home Alone is reimagined in this Dallas Symphony Orchestra performance. This performance features renowned composer John Williams, whose work has been featured in Jaws, Star Wars, and Indiana Jones. This live rendition of the Home Alone soundtrack is sure to be fun for the whole family.


A Very Electric Christmas – Max’s Holiday Adventure

When: January 1

Where: Winspear Opera House

Tickets: $17-$105

Watch America’s Got Talent semi-finalists Lightwire Theater perform their newest production: Max’s Holiday Adventure! Lightwire Theater is internationally recognized for its signature brand of electroluminescent artistry and poignant storytelling. The whole family will enjoy the story of a young bird named Max who gets blown off course while flying south for the winter with his family.


Explore and be entertained by everything that the Dallas Arts District has to offer this holiday season!