Are you new to Southlake or just wanting to see what all Southlake has to offer? Look no further than the new and improved Visit Southlake website. The website showcases Southlake, Texas as a destination to shop, dine, stay and explore! It highlights restaurants, shops, hotels, events and helpful information for visitors and meeting planners. Don’t wait, go see the site for yourself, go to VisitSouthlakeTexas.com.
Over the past few months, the City of Southlake has been working with website developer, MPISoft, to develop the new VisitSouthlakeTexas.com. The new website provides a cleaner, updated, and improved user interface with enhanced features.
In addition to the Visit Southlake website, the City is also launching new websites for both Southlake Stars and Stripes and Home for the Holidays–Christmastime in Southlake.
Stars and Stripes, Southlake’s Independence Day celebration, is the City’s largest annual event boasting nearly 35,000 attendees on July 3 each year. The Stars and Stripes website, SouthlakeStarsandStripes.com, features event sponsors, food and beverage vendors, parking and shuttle information, entertainment schedules, a list of activities for children and adults, and much more!
The Home for the Holidays–Christmastime in Southlake website, SouthlakeHomeForTheHolidays.com, features the holiday season in Southlake offering information about the City’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration, Santa’s Village, carriage rides, holiday shopping and dining information, and more.
If you’re unable to see the new website right away, don’t worry. It may take viewers up to 48 hours for their web browsers to switch from the old platform to the new one. Questions about the website? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You’re invited to watch Southlake Town Square light-up for the holiday season at the City of Southlake’s annual Home for the Holidays — Christmastime in Southlake Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday, November 20 from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Tree Lighting Ceremony will begin at approximately 6:00 p.m.
This whimsical celebration kicks off the holiday season with a variety of family-friendly entertainment, arts and crafts, and delectable holiday treats.
Grab a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy free event activities such as cookies decorating, ornament crafting, writing letters to Santa, carriage rides with your family and friends, pictures with Santa and his elves, and sliding down our 12-foot-high snow hill. This year, there will be a second snow hill designed specifically for small children.
Southlake Fire Department will have their Fill the Truck Toy Drive.
To review the full list of Home for the Holidays — Christmastime in Southlake festivities (e.g., Breakfast with Santa), visit our website.
Parking will be available at the East and West parking garages. If you plan to use a ride share service, please direct them to our designated drop-off location at Summit Park located at 1501 Main Street.
Text H4HSLK to 888777 to receive real-time alerts related to the event.
Special thanks to the Home for the Holidays sponsors: Amber Butcher with Engel & Voelkers Southlake, Texas Health Southlake, WAY-FM and T-Mobile Southlake.
It’s time to kick off the 20th anniversary of Southlake’s annual Home for the Holidays celebration with the virtual tree lighting at 6 p.m., November 21 on Facebook!
This year, stay home and safe with your family and get into the festive spirit with some of these recommendations:
Remember to stay safe and make this a December to Remember! For more information about upcoming holiday events, visit www.HomefortheHolidaysSouthlake.com.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Southlake’s annual Home for the Holidays celebration. This year’s activities will look a little different than previous years, but it will still be a December to remember!
The virtual tree lighting will air on the City of Southlake Facebook page November 21 at 6 p.m. Order from your favorite Southlake restaurant and enjoy a night in with your family. Hear about some of our favorite holiday traditions from Mayor Laura Hill and City Council members and watch our tree lighting ceremony from the safety and comfort of your home.
But the fun doesn’t stop there!
This year’s festivities have been extended so that your favorite Home for the Holidays activities are available in a safe way. Join us December 1 – 20 for pop-up events during our 20 Days of Holiday Cheer featuring our first ever Southlake Holiday Cheer parade on December 5 and a snow hill on December 19! More information on each event will be available soon so keep an eye on HomefortheHolidaysSouthlake.com and City of Southlake Facebook page for all the details.
With help from our partners, you’ll still be able to visit Santa’s Village and ride a carriage through Southlake Town Square in a safe way.
This year will definitely be a December to remember! Have a happy holiday season!
You know that the ole saying, “the more the merrier,” It’s perfectly fine to be merry, but let’s practice safety too! We have a few safety tips to help make your Home for the Holidays festivities happier and merrier and safer of course.
Home for the Holidays is a great time for families and friends to gather in Town Square to kick off the holiday season. The season starts on Saturday, November 23 at 4:30 p.m. and runs until 8:30 p.m. with the Tree Lighting Ceremony taking place at 6 p.m.
Here are a few tips to know before the event:
If you plan to utilize a rideshare service, direct your driver to our designated drop off location at Summit Park located at 1501 Main Street.
What to bring:
Pack up gloves or mittens for your little ones. We will have cool activities like snowman building and tubing down snow mountain on site, bringing gloves will help keep those little hands warm so they can have a lot of fun!
To review a full list of Southlake’s Home for the Holidays events, please visit our website. Also, check out our fun Home for the Holidays video on safety and tips here.
Special thanks to this year’s Title Sponsor Classic Chevrolet and our other event sponsors Sprouts, Fort Worth Christian School, Springfree Trampoline, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake and Madison Reed Color Bar.
What twinkles and glistens and lights up the City of Southlake with holiday cheer? Home for the Holidays Tree Lighting of course! The annual celebration returns this year to bring you a merry and bright season on Saturday, November 23 from 4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in SouthlakeTown Square! The Tree Lighting ceremony, sponsored by Classic Chevrolet takes place approximately at 6 p.m.
This family-friendly event is filled with activities that everyone can enjoy. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and delight yourself in holiday festivities; take a ride on a carriage through Town Square or to the sounds of the Christmas Carolers. If you have little ones, Santa Claus and his elves will make a special appearance in Santa’s Village for pictures or they can hang out in the kids craft station and try their hand in cookie decorating and ornament making. For a fun adrenalin rush, slide down the 12-foot high four-lane snow hill. Want to build your own snowman? Guess what? We have that too! Snowman building will be located near the snow hill.
This year, we are expecting it to be a bit chilly so make sure you bring mittens or gloves for your little ones to play in the snow.
Parking will be available at the East Garage and West Garage. If you plan to use a ride share service, please direct them to our designated drop off location at Summit Park located at 1501 Main Street.
For real-time updates before and during the event, please text H4HSLK to 888777. For questions or concerns, please call 817-748-8019.
We would like to share a special thank you to our sponsors: Title Sponsor, Classic Chevrolet and our other event sponsors Sprouts, Fort Worth Christian School, Springfree Trampoline, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake and Madison Reed Color Bar.
Have a Happy Holiday Season.
The 2018 Home for the Holidays kicks off this weekend, and we want to prepare you and your family for this wonderful celebration.
Join us as we bring the holiday magic to Southlake Town Square Saturday, November 17 from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with the Annual Tree lighting Ceremony scheduled to take place 6:00 p.m.
There is something for everyone at Home for the Holidays! Don’t miss the impressive line-up of event activities such as carriage rides, snowman building, a ride down the four-lane snow hill, warm and sweet holiday refreshments, seasonal crafts, live entertainment and a trip to Santa’s village where kids can take pictures with Santa himself.
With visitors and shoppers flocking to Town Square this weekend, here are four easy tips to help you as you head out for the Home for the Holidays festivities:
1. Bring gloves or mittens: We are bringing in 50,000lbs of snow to accommodate the snow hill and the snowman building. We don’t want the little ones to get cold hands, so let’s keep those hands warm so we can play in the snow a little bit longer.
3. Rideshare: If you are planning on using a rideshare service, direct your driver to our designated drop off location at Summit Park located at 1501 Main Street.
4. New this year, the City is offering event update text alerts. All you have to do is text H4HSLK to 888777, and you are set to go to receive event updates in real time. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
Special thanks to this year’s Title Sponsor Classic Chevrolet and our other event sponsors Gateway Church, Fort Worth Christian, Springfree Trampoline, Haven Dental, Sleep Number, Goddard School, WAY-FM, Sweet & Sassy and Sprouts.
Join us as we transform Town Square into a whimsical twilight festival of lights on Saturday, November 17 for the Home for the Holidays event.
This spectacular evening kicks off at 4:30 p.m. and runs until 8:30 p.m. with the Tree Lighting Ceremony scheduled to take place at 6:00 p.m.
Experience the holidays Southlake style; indulge in fun festivities such as cookie decorating, carriage rides through Town Square and let’s not forget the musical sounds of the Christmas carolers. Santa Claus and his elves will also make a special appearance in Santa’s Village. Come pose and take pictures with Santa or take a ride down the 12-foot high four-lane snow hill. But wait! There is more! You can also build your very own custom snowman.
Home for the Holidays 2018 will have all the bells and whistles to create a magical experience for you and your family.
Please visit www.HomefortheHolidaysSouthlake.com to see all the event details including the entertainment schedule and parking information.
Make sure you pack up some gloves or mittens for your little ones to play in the snow. If you are taking a rideshare service, direct them to our designated drop off location at Summit Park located at 1501 Main Street.
For real-time updates before and during the event, please text H4HSLK to 888777. For further questions, please call 817-748-8019.
We would like to extend a special thank you to this year’s Title Sponsor Classic Chevrolet and our other event sponsors Gateway Church, Fort Worth Christian, Springfree Trampoline, Haven Dental, Sleep Number, Goddard School, WAY-FM, Sweet & Sassy and Sprouts.
We hope you and your family will join us as we ring in this holiday season!