DFW IN EVERY SEASON
Tom Thumb Texas Stampede
Allen • 214-520-8874 • www.texasstampede.org
This event held at the Allen Center in Allen, Texas benefits North Texas children’s charities.
In addition to a rodeo and live music there is golf tournament, a Christmas market, a beauty
pageant, and tons of other fun activities. The Western Festival includes kids’ rodeo activities.
Chi Omega Christmas Market
3600 Grand Avenue • Dallas • www.chiomegaxmas.org
First held in 1978, this wonderful Christmas Market at Fair Park in Dallas has tons of unique
gift items. The event benefits several local charities.
Dallas • www.ymcadallas.org/healthy_living/family_time/turkey_trot/
The annual YMCA Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving morning in Dallas has a host of other
events besides the race. The Turkey Trot began in the 1940s, but became an annual event
beginning in 1968.
The Trains at NorthPark
NorthPark Center • 8687 North Central Expressway • Dallas • 214-361-6345
This huge exhibit of toy trains at NorthPark Center in Dallas benefits the Ronald McDonald
House. The trains travel over 1600 feet of track through major cities such as Dallas, San
Francisco and New York. You can sponsor individual cars which will be personalized with
Dickens of a Christmas
McKinney • www.believemckinney.org/dickens.php
Be transported back to Christmas’ past with this delightful Christmas festival in McKinney.
Enjoy horse-drawn carriages, carols, music, food and plenty of activities for children.
Children’s Medical Center Holiday Parade
Dallas • www.childrensmedicalcenterdallas.com/development/parade
The Children’s Medical Center Holiday Parade benefits the Child Life program at the
hospital. Now in its 26th year this event is a Dallas tradition, looked forward to by children
and adults alike.