Frisco is where sports stars play, music’s biggest stars take the stage, and holiday magic comes to life. Connect these five ways to explore Frisco to make you and your guests the star this holiday season: hotels, events, shopping, dining, and sports.


Christmas in the Square - Taking place November 18 through January 8, Christmas in the Square is one of the largest choreographed lights and music displays in North Texas. The nightly show begins at 6 p.m. and features more than 175,000 lights. Tune in to the radio in your vehicle or listen to the music piped through speakers as you take a walk through the Square. This year's Christmas in the Square event will also feature Skate the Square, an outdoor ice-skating rink, as well as a Christmas tree lot. The light and music show is free to experience. Some activities do require a fee. 

Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza - The Dallas Cowboys will host Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza powered by Reliant each Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m., November 17 through December 16. The must-see 20-minute show on Tostitos Championship Plaza kicks off with the lighting of The Star's 67-foot Christmas tree and holiday performances featuring the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers, Santa Claus, and special guest appearances.  Admission and parking for the event are free. 

The Light Park Frisco - Witness more than one million lights at Riders Field from the comfort and convenience of your vehicle at The Light Park drive thru light show. Pre-purchase tickets and pile up your friends or family - and your pup, too - to make some memories. Snacks like popcorn, candy, sodas, water, and light-up lemonade are available for purchase. 

Home on the Range for the Holidays at PGA Frisco - Fridays and Saturdays in December at PGA Frisco mean toy soldiers, real reindeer, rides on the Fields Ranch Holiday Express Train, ornament decorating, tree lightings, and cozy outdoor movies on the big screen. Whether you're looking to get into the holiday spirit or simply enjoy a fun-filled evening, Home on The Range for The Holidays is the place to be. This is a ticketed event with additional exclusive experiences available to Omni PGA Frisco Resort guests who purchase the holiday package.  

Frosty 5K & Merry Mile - Don your merriest running gear or costume and take part in one of Frisco’s most popular holiday traditions, the Frosty 5K & Merry Mile, Saturday, December 2. 

Merry Main Street - Kick off the holiday season in Frisco at Merry Main Street presented by Texas Health Hospital Frisco, Saturday, December 2 from 3:30 to 8 p.m. The event will feature a holiday gift market, food vendors, school choir performances, Santa & Friends parade, and the lighting of The City of Frisco Christmas Tree in front of the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center. This is a free event, open to the public. 

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It’s almost time to start checking names off your shopping list. From family-owned shops in The Rail District and designer stores at shopping centers through the city to the easy-access mall at Stonebriar Centre, Frisco is the perfect place to get your shopping done. See Frisco's shopping offerings at


Morning mochas, mid-day lunch retreats, unique dinner experiences, and nightlife to put a little sparkle in your step can all be found in Frisco. Make memories for date night, celebrations, or family vacations at one of Frisco’s 400 restaurants. See dining options at


On Monday, December 18 the U.S. Army Bowl brings the top high school football players together at Ford Center at The Star. The game starts at 7 p.m.  

For a pure college bowl game experience, it’s the natural grass field under the lights of Toyota Stadium on Tuesday, December 19 at 8:00 p.m. for classic Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) action at the Scooter's Coffee Frisco Bowl.   

Take a tour of the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters, The Star, to see where players train. Dive into the history of America's team as you explore the Ring of Honor Walk in The Star District.

Catch basketball throughout the holiday season with the Texas Legends. The NBA G-league affiliate of the Dallas Mavericks play at Comerica Center in Frisco November through March.

Keep the holidays going on January 7, 2024 with the NCAA Division I Football Championship (FCS) at Toyota Stadium, home to the best championship memories in college football.


After exploring the holiday lights and sights, or shopping ‘til you drop, unwind at one of Frisco’s 26 hotels. Plan a spectacular holiday getaway filled with toy soldiers and roasting s'mores around the fire pits at Omni PGA Frisco Hotel, entertaining shows on the plaza next to Omni Frisco Hotel at The Star, luxurious amenities at The Westin Stonebriar Golf Resort & Spa, and enough experiences and shopping nearby the Hyatt Regency to make Santa jealous. Check out all of Frisco’s hotels at  

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