4 holiday things to do in Frisco now through Jan. 5

The Christmas in the Square event will features an outdoor ice skating rink and more. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
The Christmas in the Square event will features an outdoor ice skating rink and more. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)

The Christmas in the Square event will features an outdoor ice skating rink and more. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)

With children on winter break, check out these ideas for getting out and making memories.

Now through Jan. 3 | Radiance! A Holiday Light Spectacular

This 20-30 minute drive features more than a mile of holiday light displays and light tunnels. A special radio station frequency will be provided to allow visitors to listen to holiday music during the drive. $30-$50. 5:30-10 p.m. (Daily). Dr Pepper Ballpark, 7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco. www.radiancechristmas.com

Now through Jan. 4 | Christmas in the SquareThe nightly show, which features more than 175,000 lights, 11.5 miles of wiring and over eight miles of extension cords, is the largest choreographed lights and music display in North Texas. The attraction also features an outdoor ice skating rink, Christmas tree lot and more. Free. 6-10 p.m. Frisco Square, 8874 Coleman Boulevard, Frisco. 469-633-1721. www.friscosquare.com/cits-overview

Now through Jan. 5 | The Grinch’s Grotto
Visitors will have the chance to pose for a photo with the Grinch in his cave. Each group of up to five guests will get a professionally-shot photo and a collectible Grinch ornament. $50. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Stonebriar Centre, 2601 Preston Road, Frisco. www.grinchgrotto.com

Now through Dec. 25 | Photos with Santa

Children can get a picture with Santa Claus as part of a no-contact visit in the mall’s lower level near Macy’s. $39.99-$49.99. Noon-6 p.m. (Nov. 20-Dec. 23), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Dec. 24). Stonebriar Centre, 2601 Preston Road, Frisco. 972-668-4900. www.shopstonebriar.com/en/visit
By William C. Wadsack

Editor, Plano

William joined Community Impact Newspaper in December 2019. He previously served as managing editor of several daily and weekly publications in North Texas and his native state of Louisiana.