Mark your calendars and check them twice! The holiday season is right around the corner, and that means Town Square is about to shine merry and bright with the most wonderful event of the year!

The City is eager to kick off Home for the Holidays – Christmastime in Southlake with the Annual Tree Lighting event on November 18th from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Join uA Christmas Tree lit up with Town Hall in the backgrounds for this dreamlike display of illumination as Town Square becomes a glowing beacon of hometown magic and holiday cheer.

At this year’s Annual Tree Lighting event, visitors can expect to watch the impressive work of ice sculptors, take thrilling rides on the Snow Hill, enjoy live performances from local organizations, and much more!

Take a look at the event schedule to find the perfect performance for your family to enjoy!

Rustin & Family Park

4:30 p.m.| Southlake Community Band

6:00 p.m.| Tree Lighting Ceremony

6:30 p.m.| Rockenbaugh Elementary Choir

7:00 p.m.| Carroll Elementary Choir

7:25 p.m.| Johnson Elementary Choir

7:50 p.m.| Old Union Elementary Choir

8:15 p.m.| Walnut Grove Elementary Choir

Frank Edgar Cornish, IV Park

4:30 p.m.| North Texas Dance Arts

5:25 p.m.| Katie Parr Music Academy

6:00 p.m.| Tree Lighting Ceremony

6:45 p.m.| Artistry in Motion

7:15 p.m.| White’s Chapel Youth Ensemble

7:45 p.m.| White’s Chapel Adult Ensemble

8:15 p.m.| Cantare Performance Choir

And the magic doesn’t end after the Tree Lighting. With winter wonderland activities extending through the holiday season, this year’s celebrations are sure to be full of spirit, sparkle, and shine all winter long. Kids on a sleigh with Santa

Through the holidays, make Town Square your destination to create merry memories with friends and family! With carriage rides available to scope out the best holiday shopping in style, world-class food to share with loved ones, and an exciting lineup of holiday programs and events, there really is “snow” place like Home for the Holidays.

Want to learn more? Visit the official Home for the Holidays – Christmastime in Southlake website for the full schedule of events, vendors, maps, and more.

Thank you to our Title Sponsor, Engel & Volkers — Amber Butcher.

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.

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.

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