Sunday, December 3, 2023

New and Improved Visit Southlake Website

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

Over the past few months, the City of Southlake has been working with website developer, MPISoft, to develop the new 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,, 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,, 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

Get Ready for Home for the Holidays Christmastime in Southlake 2022!

Lights, Santa, Action…. Mark your calendars for Home for the Holidays-Christmastime in Southlake 2022!

Gather your family and friends and come on down to Southlake Town Square to celebrate the jolliest season ever! Festivities kick off on Saturday, November 19, from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony taking place at 6 p.m.

This year’s attendees can look forward to experiencing the magic of the holidays in every corner of Town Square from the live entertainment on the main stage, to the Handbell Choir ringing in your favorite tunes, to Christmas Carolers serenading the crowd. There’s something for everyone.

Visitors can also enjoy carriage rides, ice sculptor demonstrations and cookie decorating. For our adventurous kiddos, the famous snow hill ride will also return.


If you’re hungry, delicious treats and food vendors will also be on site.

Let’s not forget to go by Santa’s Village stationed at the Pavilion in Rustin Family Park to take a picture with Santa Claus.

Please see event schedule below:

Rustin & Family Park Stage:
4:30 p.m. Southlake Community Band
6:00 p.m. Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
6:05 p.m. Fireworks
6:30 p.m. Rockenbaugh Elementary
7:00 p.m. Carroll Elementary
7:25 p.m. Johnson Elementary
7:50 p.m. Old Union Elementary
8:15 p.m. Walnut Grove Elementary

Frank Edgar Cornish, IV Stage:
4:30 p.m. White’s Chapel’s Adult Choir
5:00 p.m. Katie Parr Music Academy
6:00 p.m. Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
6:05 p.m. Fireworks
6:20 p.m. North Texas Dance Arts
7:00 p.m. Studio 12 Dance Center
7:30 p.m. White’s Chapel’s Youth Ensemble
7:50 p.m. Artistry in Motion
8:10 p.m. Cantare Performance Choir

Please visit for directions, parking and ride-share information.

Thank you to our sponsors: Engel &Völkers Amber Butcher, Christmas Carriage Ride Sponsor, 101.7 Air1 Worship Now, Southlake Buff City Soap, Texas, Way FM 89.7, and Kleiman Evangelista Eye Centers of Texas.

Have a jolly holiday season.

‘Tis the Season for Southlake’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration

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.