You Won’t Want to Miss These Top Drive-Thru Holiday Light Displays in DFW

By David ArkinDecember 3, 2023April 30th, 2024No Comments
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You Won’t Want to Miss These Top Drive-Thru Holiday Light Displays in DFW

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Grab your hot cocoa or apple cider and get ready to enter a realm of holiday enchantment from the cozy confines of your vehicle. The night will come alive with a kaleidoscope of colors as you cruise through a dazzling display of twinkling lights, animated characters and festive scenes. Everyone will watch in awe as they recognize light-up displays of their favorite holiday memories and characters, past and present.

Here’s our list of must-see drive-through light displays in the area.

Gift Of Lights at the Texas Motor Speedway

This annual light display brings visitors from all over the area each year as it is typically the top of everyone’s list for several reasons. Not only can you drive around the grand 2-mile speedway to see the holiday lights, but there are other family activities offered and train rides as well! Guests will also have an opportunity to meet Santa and tour his village.

Location: 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth

Phone: 817-215-8500

Tickets: Cars are $35; Bus/Limo/RVs are $60

Hours: 6-9 p.m.

Prairie Lights

See Lynn Creek Park in Grand Prairie light up with over 4 million lights. Hailed as one of the best light shows in the Metroplex, visitors can enjoy the park after driving through, with a Holiday Village, a meet-and-greet with Santa and the opportunity to buy some sweet, holiday treats.

Location: 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway, Grand Prairie

Phone: 972-237-4569

Tickets: General admission is $50 per vehicle; Fast Passes are available for $149

Hours: Showtime begins at 6 p.m.

Lightscape at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

The Fort Worth Botanic Gardens undergoes a magical metamorphosis, featuring a luminous tunnel spanning a one-mile route that will captivate you from start to finish. In its second year, Lightscape illuminates the gardens with over 1 million holiday lights. Additionally, this year introduces artistic installations along a 1.2-mile walking trail, promising an immersive experience.

Location: 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard, Fort Worth

Phone: 817-463-4160

Tickets: Tickets start at $18 for adults and $12 for children, and vary based on dates and membership

Hours: Tickets are purchased in 15-minute time slots and begin at 5:30 p.m.

The Light Park

The Light Park in Arlington is the ultimate drive-through light show experience. Indulge in delectable treats, sip on drinks and witness the night come alive as your surroundings become illuminated with millions of Christmas lights accompanied by festive music. This pet-friendly event will also offer festive food and drinks for purchase.

Location: 1800 E Lamar Boulevard, Arlington

Tickets: Tickets start at $39 with online purchase or $50 at the gate

Hours: 5:30-10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays; 5:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Regardless of the light display you choose to explore, rest assured that disappointment will be nowhere in sight, and you’ll easily immerse yourself in the delightful embrace of the Christmas spirit.