Holly Jolly Celebration


The City of Allen's Holly Jolly Celebration featuring the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will be bringing even more holiday cheer this year!

With a new location at the corner of N. Allen Drive and St. Mary Drive at the Circle (300 N. Allen Drive), join the Allen community for the grand lighting of a new 46-foot Christmas tree with more than 20,000 lights from 5-10 p.m. on Friday, November 30! All ages are welcome at this FREE family-friendly North Texas event.

Expect surprises, live entertainment, a visit from Santa and his elves and new festivities that will be sure to light up your holiday season! There will even be new additional festivities at this year's event outside of Allen Public Library.

The celebration will feature a diverse variety of live entertainment, Candy Cane carriage rides, Comet Express toy train rides, a Holiday Bazaar selling specialty items from Dallas-Fort Worth vendors, a Gourmet Sleighs food court, Scrooge's Tavern drink garden featuring holiday beverages and more!

In addition, the Merry Meadow will feature uniquely decorated Christmas trees, and there will be crafts, book readings of holiday stories and the official lighting of the Christmas tree!

Free parking and a complimentary shuttle will be available at Allen High School.

Don't miss this exciting event that will put all ages in the holiday spirit. For questions, please call the Allen Parks and Recreation Department at 214.509.4700 or email Anna-Marie at aunderwood@cityofallen.org. Also stop by our Facebook page and view our photo gallery to see images from past events!

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