7 things to do in Coppell, Irving during holiday season

Old Town Coppell's historic Kirkland House will be decorated for the annual Coppell Home Tour event. (Gavin Pugh/Community Impact Newspaper)
Old Town Coppell's historic Kirkland House will be decorated for the annual Coppell Home Tour event. (Gavin Pugh/Community Impact Newspaper)

Old Town Coppell's historic Kirkland House will be decorated for the annual Coppell Home Tour event. (Gavin Pugh/Community Impact Newspaper)

Nov. 30

Holiday market

Includes a holiday shopping event and tree lighting. Noon-8 p.m. Free. Toyota Music Factory, 316 W. Las Colinas Blvd., Irving. 972-810-1499. www.toyotamusicfactory.com

Dec. 3

Valley Ranch holiday tree lighting

The Valley Ranch Association event will include drinks and snacks. 7-8 p.m. Free. Canyon Crest Park, 6 Santa Fe Trail, Irving. 972-869-1430. www.valleyranch.org

Dec 6-7

20th Annual Coppell Home Tour

The Assistance League of Coppell is holding its 20th annual home tour fundraising events. Tour-goers will visit four decorated Coppell homes. The city’s historical Kirkland House will also be decorated for the event. Festivities include raffle giveaways and wine. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Sat.) $20. See website for addresses of the four homes. www.assistanceleague.org/coppell

Dec. 7

Coppell holiday tree lighting

Includes winter-themed activities, Santa and Mrs. Claus, live music and more. 6-9 p.m. Free. Andrew Brown Park East, 260 E. Parkway Blvd., Coppell. 972-462-0022. www.coppelltx.gov

Dec. 14

Gingerbread Jubilee

This event includes crafts and games, a holiday train ride, hot chocolate and more. 6-9 p.m. Free. Saddlehorn Park, 9199 Saddlehorn Drive, Irving. 972-869-1430. www.valleyranch.org

Dec. 14

Decorate crafts at Coppell’s nature park

Hosted at the Coppell Nature Park by Keep Coppell Beautiful, this free event will include craft-making and tree decorating. The center partners with organizations like Friends of the Coppell Nature Park, Keep Coppell Beautiful, the city and Coppell ISD to put on environmental education programs and events. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Biodiversity Education Center, 367 Freeport Parkway, Coppell. 972-304-3581. www.coppelltx.gov/bec

Dec. 14

Coppell community holiday concert

Hosted at Rejoice Lutheran Church in Coppell, the Coppell Community Orchestra and the Chorale Theatre will provide a free live performance. The performance is based on the theme of “Visions of Sugarplum.” 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Rejoice Lutheran Church, 532 E. Sandy Lake Road, Coppell. 972-724-2323. www.rejoicelutheran.org

By Gavin Pugh

After reporting for Community Impact Newspaper's Plano paper for over two years, Gavin launched the Coppell, Valley Ranch and Las Colinas edition in October 2019. As editor, Gavin's beat includes transportation, municipal government, education and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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