Event guide: Be in the know for Plano's Dickens 2019

Dickens 2019 will take place Dec. 6 in areas of Plano's historic downtown. (Courtesy Dickens)
Dickens 2019 will take place Dec. 6 in areas of Plano's historic downtown. (Courtesy Dickens)

Dickens 2019 will take place Dec. 6 in areas of Plano's historic downtown. (Courtesy Dickens)

Dickens, Plano’s annual holiday event, will take place in the Historic Downtown Plano Arts District on Dec. 6.

The free event will run from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., with a tree lighting at 7 p.m. Throughout the night there will be carolers from Plano ISD and a magic tree trail to explore.

The celebration will include free s’mores, a snow slide and ice wars. The night will have a Victorian theme, with Scrooge, Victorian music and live entertainment, and photos with Victorian Santa.

The Plano Masonic Lodge will also have an open house during Dickens in celebration of its 125th anniversary. At 7:45 p.m. the lodge will hold a cake cutting and share cake with visitors.

The event’s entertainment and vendors can be found at Haggard Park, 901 E. 15th St., Plano; McCall Plaza, 998 E. 15th St., Plano; and part of 15th Street downtown. Attraction locations, road blockages and parking options can be seen on the map below:

Here is a list of vendors who will be at the event as of Dec. 2:

  • North Texas Performing Arts

  • Plano Metropolitan Ballet Inc.

  • Sweet Home Bath & Body

  • i9 Sports

  • Charmed Life

  • The Ojeda’s

  • XO Coffee

  • Pipe & Palette

  • Historic Downtown Plano Association

  • Minimal Metal Art

  • Himalayan Weavers

  • Plano East FFA Gift Wrapping Tent

  • Cuff Culture

  • Second Chance SPCA

  • Bibliobar

  • Imperfect Foods

  • VanDolls folk art

  • Jax Rescue Wax

  • Kokomo Novelties

  • Dance Vision Plano Studios

  • Bares Woodworking Creations

  • 1418 Coffee House

  • Fillmore Pub BAR

  • Plano Parks & Rec

  • Police (Lost Child)

  • World Manufacture and Imports

  • PD Explorers

  • Royal Classic Bows

  • Apricott Nails (Color Street)

  • Tanzende Art & Design

  • La Neve - The Snow

  • The Stage Door

  • Papi's Kitchen

  • Starr's Mix and Scoop

  • LoveCharlieJo.com

  • Faerie Hive

  • Twenty Two Red Beads

  • Paparazzi $5 Jewelry

  • Topgolf

  • Pura Life

  • FNL Novelties & Apparel

  • Texas Beer Bus Tours

  • Revolution Chiropractic

  • Thomas Jordan Gallery

  • The Healing Charm

  • Restland Cemetery

  • Cumi's Gems

  • Gifts That Grow

  • Round Rock Honey Co.

  • Natural Jewels

  • SeneGence/LipSense

  • The Home Stitch

  • Workout Anytime

  • ER Near me

  • The Pink Buffalo Store

  • Aine's Herbal Creations

  • Vision Martial Arts Center

  • T-Mobile

  • Plano Public Library

  • EggStand

  • F&F Express

  • One Guy Steak And Chicken

  • Conway Corndogs

  • Latinos Concessions

  • Waffle O’licious

  • Ye Ole Butcher Shop

  • Pizza Hut

  • Big D Kettle Corn

  • Taylor's sweet shop

  • Nutty Buddies

  • Fillmore Pub

  • Texas Chainsaw Carver

  • North Texas Blacksmiths Association

By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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