The holidays are fast approaching and the time to celebrate the season is almost here. From light shows and tree lightings to shopping deals and Santa Claus, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy the holiday spirit in Frisco.

Christmas in the Square

Taking place November 18 through January 3, 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, 11.5 miles of wiring and over eight miles of extension cords. Visitors may tune in to 107.3 FM on the radio in their vehicles or listen to the music piped through speakers as they take a walk through the Square. Christmas in the Square event will also feature Park Place Lexus Plano Skate the Square, an outdoor ice-skating rink, as well as a Christmas tree lot. The light and music show are free to experience. Some activities do require a fee.


Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza

The Dallas Cowboys will host Cowboys Christmas Extravaganza powered by Reliant, November 18 through December 17, each Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. on Tostitos Championship Plaza. The must-see 20-minute show 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 and Drumline, Cowboys Rookie Squad, mascot Rowdy, and Santa Claus. Special appearances will include a magical lineup of 74 gameday performers.  Admission and parking for the event are free.


Radiance! featuring Frozen in Frisco

Radiance! & Frozen in Frisco, offers guests a walk-through trail that guides them through a 1.5-mile-long light show featuring three million lights before leading them into a winter carnival. The outdoor winter carnival will feature a two-story ice tubing hill, ice skating, snowball toss, Christmas Carousel, and much more. Radiance! & Frozen in Frisco opens November 18 and runs through December 31 at Riders Field.


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 3.


Merry Main Street

Kick off the holiday season in Frisco at Merry Main Street Presented by Texas Health Hospital Frisco, Saturday, December 3 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.


Additional Events

Community Chanukah Celebration
Sunday, December 18

Santa at The Star
November 18 – December 24

2022 Frisco Bowl
Saturday, December 17

2022 U.S. Army Bowl
Saturday, December 17

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular
December 22


Shopping Deals

It’s almost time to start checking names off your shopping list. From family-owned shops and designer stores to easy-access malls and shopping centers, Frisco is the perfect place to get your shopping done.


Hotel Deals

After exploring the holiday lights and sights, or shopping ‘til you drop, unwind at one of Frisco’s many hotels. From now until the end of the year, Frisco hotels are offering deals so good they’d make Santa think about stopping with the sleigh and reindeer for a night or two.


All events subject to cancellation or change. Unwrap all the holiday Frisco fun at