From drone shows to orchestral concerts, residents will find plenty to do in December and January in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake.


44th Annual Parade Of Lights

Grapevine residents can attend the Parade of Lights featuring more than 100 lighted floats and marching bands. The parade route begins at South Main Street and Hanover Street, and runs north across Dallas Road, continuing through Historic Downtown Grapevine, and it concludes at the intersection of South Main Street and Northwest Highway.Rocky Gribble Presents A Grapevine Opry Christmas 2023

Grapevine residents can enjoy Christmas holiday songs presented by Rocky Gribble and the Grapevine Opry gang. This longtime Grapevine fixture returns to the Palace Theatre stage. Guests are encouraged to listen or come to sing-along and get reservations early.Grapevine Christmas Market 2023

In the Christmas Capital of Texas, residents can find unique gifts while shopping at the Grapevine Christmas Market. Located in the Town Square Gazebo guests can meet with artisans and vendors to find handcrafted items for everyone on their list while shopping locally. The market is open rain or shine.Merry & Bright Christmas Drone Show

Grapevine is hosting its third annual Merry & Bright Christmas Drone Show, presented by Harvest Hall & Hotel Vin. The event will feature a fleet of 200 drones creating new Christmas magic in the sky over Main Street in front of Peace Plaza at Grapevine Main Station. The shows will last eight to nine minutes. Guests are encouraged to show up early, park at the Grapevine Main garage and view the show from Peace Plaza.Season Holiday Concert

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra is performing the annual Sounds of the Season holiday concert. This event will take place at the White’s Chapel Methodist Church in Southlake. The Sounds of the Season concert will be a blend of holiday classics.
  • Dec. 19, 7-9 p.m.
  • $25
  • Whites Chapel Methodist Church, 185 S. White Chapel Blvd., Southlake
Carriage Rides in Town Square

Southlake residents can enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides through Southlake Town Square. Tours last five to seven minutes, and guests can view buildings adorned in holiday lights.Holiday Dance

Seniors are encouraged to celebrate the holiday season with an evening filled with music, dancing, refreshments and door prizes.Santa’s Village

Southlake residents can catch a photo opportunity in Santa’s Village in Southlake Town Square with Santa and his elves. Attendees can purchase packages with over four poses. Photos are offered in different formats from digital to ornaments and wallet photos.January

Winter Glow

Painting With A Twist is hosting a guided painting session of a winter landscape. Artists will walk guests through this painting step by step, and guests will get to take home their completed and dried custom work of art.Library Exhibit: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine in Harry Potter's World

Southlake Public Library is hosting an exhibition exploring Harry Potter’s world and its roots in Renaissance magic, science and medicine using materials from the National Library of Medicine. The magic in the Harry Potter novels is based partially on Renaissance traditions that played an important role in the development of Western science, including alchemy, astrology and natural philosophy. The event explores the intersection of these worlds in the National Library of Medicine’s History of Medicine collection.January Breakfast Social

Residents can attend this month's Breakfast Social for a chance to listen to some presentations, participate in fun activities and mingle. On-site child care is provided for a nominal fee. Child care reservations are due by Friday, Jan. 5 and are nonrefundable.
  • Jan. 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
  • $10-$29
  • First United Methodist Church, 1000 Church St., Colleyville

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include additional information.