Celebrate with Santa at The Shops at Irving Mall
What better way to get into the holiday spirit than by meeting the big guy himself? From November 12th through Christmas Eve, Santa will be available for visits and photos at Center Court in the Irving Mall. Groups can even reserve the Santa Set for a private visit complete with a personal photographer and digital photo package. The Shops at Irving Mall transforms into a winter wonderland throughout the season with gorgeous decorations, Christmas music, and fun free events like live entertainment, arts and crafts, cookie decorating, scavenger hunts, and more. Don’t miss out on holiday magic right in the heart of Irving!
The Shops at Irving Mall 300 W Irving Blvd Irving, TX 75061 (972) 253-3660
Ice Skate Outdoor at Las Colinas Skate Park
From November through January, the Las Colinas Skate Park converts into a festive outdoor ice rink perfect for skating under the stars. Groups can rent the rink and enjoy skating with friends while sipping on hot cocoa and listening to their favorite holiday tunes. The Las Colinas Skate Park has everything you need for an evening of ice skating fun including skate rentals, concessions, and a warming area. Glistening lights and Christmas decor transform the space into a winter wonderland. Ice skating outdoors under the Texas night sky is a one-of-a-kind way to celebrate the season as a group.
Las Colinas Skate Park 5950 Lake Carolyn Pkwy Irving, TX 75039 (972) 580-7360
See A Christmas Carol at Irving Arts Center
A timeless holiday classic comes alive on stage in Irving this season. Catch a showing of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol performed by the talented actors of Irving’s own North Dallas Performing Arts. With elaborate costumes, festive music, and a heartwarming story, A Christmas Carol is entertainment the whole family will love. Multiple showtimes are available in December at the state-of-the-art Irving Arts Center. Built in 1959 and renovated in 2013, the Irving Arts Center is home to live music, theater, dance, and comedy. Treat your group to a special night out enjoying performing arts in Irving this Christmas.
Irving Arts Center 3333 N MacArthur Blvd Suite 200 Irving, TX 75062 (972) 252-2787
Tour Pioneer Plaza Holiday Lights
For over 20 years, Pioneer Plaza in Downtown Dallas has hosted an elaborate holiday lights display featuring hundreds of thousands of twinkling bulbs. Groups can take a self-guided tour of the plaza and marvel at the larger-than-life holiday scenes including a singing light tunnel, illuminated reindeer, dancing trees, giant dreidels, magnificent menorahs, and more. Throughout December, lights at Pioneer Plaza illuminate the plaza from 5:00 to 11:00 PM each evening. After exploring the Plaza, groups can check out the other dazzling light displays downtown including the Christmas tree at Dallas City Hall. Make spirits bright with a light tour in Downtown Dallas!
Pioneer Plaza 1400 Commerce St. Dallas, TX 75201
See Holiday Lights at Vitruvian Park
New for 2022, Vitruvian Park will sparkle even brighter this holiday season with the new Vitruvian Lights event. Wander through the interactive light display featuring thousands of LED bulbs synchronized to holiday music. Snap selfies in front of the 20-foot tall illuminated Christmas tree and view displays like the 12 Days of Christmas. Vitruvian Lights runs nightly from November 19 to January 1, excluding Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Entry is free on weekdays and just $5 per person on weekends. With plenty of room to explore, Vitruvian Park is an ideal holiday lights destination for groups. Grab a hot drink and stroll through the merry displays!
Vitruvian Park 3966 Vitruvian Way Addison, TX 75001
Catch a Show at Irving’s Toyota Music Factory
The state-of-the-art Toyota Music Factory is the perfect place for groups to catch chart-topping concerts and live entertainment this holiday season. Home to the 8,000 seat Pavilion indoor arena, the 2,500 seat Horizon outdoor amphitheater, and the versatile WXYZ bar, the Music Factory can accommodate any group. Holiday shows for 2022 include comedian Jeff Dunham, country singer Brett Eldredge, Christian music trio King and Country, and of course the beloved Trans-Siberian Orchestra. With multiple venues, top-notch acoustics, and convenient on-site dining, the Toyota Music Factory is where Irving groups want to be this Christmas for an unforgettable show.
Toyota Music Factory 300 W Las Colinas Blvd Irving, TX 75039 (972) 851-7625
Ice Skating at Children’s Health StarCenter
The NHL regulation-size ice rink at the Children’s Health StarCenter provides the perfect space for an afternoon or evening of festive ice skating in Irving. Groups can rent the ice for a private skate or attend a public skating session throughout December. Not a fan of skating? Groups can also rent party rooms or luxury suites overlooking the rink. In addition to open skating, StarCenter hosts skating shows, camps, classes, and hockey tournaments year-round. The facility’s on-site concessions and skate rental shop have everything needed for a fun day on the ice. Grab some holiday donuts and hot chocolate and hit the rink for cheerful group bonding.
Children’s Health StarCenter 7000 N. MacArthur Blvd Irving, TX 75039 (972) 512-8000
Explore Holiday Nights at Dallas Arboretum
A Dallas holiday tradition over 40 years running, the Dallas Arboretum’s Holiday at the Arboretum is a magical experience perfect for groups. Holiday Nights run November 11 through December 31 on select evenings from 5:30 to 9:00 PM. The gardens come alive with over one million dazzling lights and gorgeous floral displays. New this year is the 12 Days of Christmas garden showcasing scenes like dancing ladies, gold rings, and calling birds. Other highlights include the Christmas Village, the Artscape of Santa’s North Pole, and enrichment activities. Create a new Christmas memory exploring twinkling lights and intricate gardens just minutes from Irving at the Dallas Arboretum’s Holiday Nights. Advance tickets recommended.
Dallas Arboretum 8525 Garland Rd Dallas, TX 75218 (214) 515-6500
Rent With Irving Party Bus Company To Hit Every Attraction
Don’t waste time fighting traffic or scouring for parking this holiday season. Let Irving Party Bus Company handle transportation for your group so you can simply focus on celebrating. Our modern charter buses keep groups comfortable while our professional team navigate directly to Irving’s best holiday happenings. Give us a call today at (972) 793-0424 to learn more about renting a charter bus for your Irving group this Christmas. We can’t wait to help you gather friends, family, or coworkers for a hassle-free, festive holiday in Irving!