Buyer's Guide

Top Frisco Holiday Events for 2021

Festive lights are twinkling as favorite traditions resume all around Frisco for the 2021 holidays. From Hanukkah to Christmas to New Year’s, you can find December filled with events sure to bring joy and lasting memories. Living in a Normandy Homes community in Frisco puts you right in the middle of action. You’ll find plenty of things to do in Frisco to make your season “merry and bright!”

Discover these top 10 Frisco holiday events for 2021:

Some of these events are one-time only and others run throughout the holiday season. Check the links for individual event websites for tickets or updated information.

Christmas in the Square﹘Take in the wonder of the choreographed holiday lights and music show each night from 6 p.m.-10 p.m., running Nov. 17, 2021, through Jan. 3, 2022. This annual hometown favorite is free and open to the public. Don’t forget about ice skating, carriage rides, and visits with Santa!

Radiance! Frozen in Frisco ﹘This outdoor Winter Carnival includes two-story ice tubing hills, ice skating, Santa’s Snowball Toss, a giant Ferris wheel, Christmas Carousel and Train, and more. Due to the popularity of this event, Radiance Frisco’s 2 million lights are viewed by guests in our Holly Jolly Trolleys. Buy your tickets for this amazing offering that runs Nov. 18, 2021, through Jan. 1, 2022.

Christmas at The Star ﹘It’s time to celebrate again with the Cowboy Christmas Extravaganza! The lighting of the 67-foot tree kicks off a show featuring Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Drumline, Cowboys Rookie Squad, mascot Rowdy, Santa Claus, and special appearances from Dallas Cowboys Football heroes. The show runs every Friday or Saturday night at 6 p.m. from Nov. 19-Dec. 18.

Christmas Lights, Chocolates, and Sips Tours﹘By heated motorcoach, tour some of Frisco’s best lights while you enjoy food and drink. From family-friendly food to tacos/ margaritas to desserts/wine, book the tour that’s right for your party. Available Nov. 26 through Dec. 30.

Merry Main Street in Frisco Square on Dec. 4﹘Frisco residents don’t want to miss this annual kick-off to the season! Starting with the parade at 3:30 p.m. this all-day affair includes live music performances, a holiday gift market, and the Christmas tree lighting at 6 p.m.

Frosty 5K and Merry Mile on Dec. 4﹘Runners, lace up your sneakers for some pre-holiday calorie burning. Register for the event today.

8th Annual Chanukah Celebration on Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. Come for the giant menorah lighting right outside of Frisco City Hall. Stay to enjoy live music, hot latkes, dreidel, gelt, and kids’ activities.

Stars on Ice on Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. Head to the Comerica Center in Frisco to watch Olympic medalists and World Champions like Kurt Browning and Ashley Wanger headline this event. This one-time event sells out fast, so get your tickets ASAP.

The Rail District ﹘Shop and eat local at Frisco’s unique Rail District. Just across the tracks, check out the giant Christmas tree at Frisco Fresh Market, then shop for your holiday menus, decor, and gifts. When the sun sets, stroll the Rail District under the twinkling lights.

Burkman Holiday Home﹘You have to see it to believe it! At their private residence, the Burkman family has put on an award-winning display for the past two decades! Beginning after Thanksgiving, park and walk by to take in all the holiday wonder at 3809 Hazelhurst Drive.

Other Holiday Frisco Favorites

  • Frisco Chorale – Ring in the season with favorite carols and traditional Christmas songs at the chorale’s Christmas Ornaments Concert. Get your tickets in advance for the Dec. 17 concert at the First United Methodist Church. 
  • Stonebriar Center ﹘Take one stop for your shopping, pictures with Santa, Pet Nights with Santa (every Monday), and spreading holiday joy with Santa Cares Days.
  • Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular on Dec. 24 and Dec. 26 at the Comerica Center. The holiday-themed performance is sure to offer thrills and chills to audiences of all ages.
  • Frisco Art Gallery ﹘Enjoy local artists’ work for the winter art show from Dec. 8, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2022.
  • Holiday Eats & Treats ﹘The iHeartFrisco blog shares some mouth-watering, eye-popping holiday sweets hot spots from around Frisco. Or check out their local Frisco gift ideas.

Gather with neighbors or welcome out-of-town guests to these festive Frisco events. Pick a favorite holiday activity or rotate every other year to find your family’s best-loved traditions!
If you’re currently looking to buy a new home in Frisco, Normandy Homes has beautiful new homes available in Estates at Shaddock Park or Painted Tree (coming soon) in nearby McKinney. If you currently live in Estates at Shaddock Park, remember to check your HOA or community pages for holiday celebrations.