November 30, 2018
12:00 AM


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Friday, November 30, 4:30–8pm

VisitDallas and the City of Dallas announce Deck the Plaza, a free holiday celebration. Join Mayor Mike Rawlings for the official illumination of City Hall Plaza, including a 40-foot tree lighting. The festive, family-friendly event will include interfaith speakers and a special arrival from the big man himself, Santa Claus.

Musical entertainment will be provided by Dallas Winds and the Castro band, headlined by locals Jason and Michael Castro of American Idol fame and featuring their new Dallas-inspired song, "Forever Texas.”

Attendees can enjoy holiday treats including hot chocolate, apple cider and cookies. Special appearances include actress Linda Gray of the original Dallas show, Miss America 2019 Nia Franklin. Santa arrives at 5:55pm and at 6pm, the lighting of the Plaza and entertainment by the Dallas Winds and the Castro band. Photos with Santa available beginning at 7:15pm.

Free admission.
Dallas CVB: 214/571-1000