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Holiday Events in McKinney, Allen, Frisco, Plano, Etc.

Does anyone know of any holiday events happening in the area? My brother went to the Gaylord Resort in Grapevine, but their tickets are $20 per person & $63 for the ice event. I need events that are more reasonably priced (or free). Thanks for your help!

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Start your Christmas season with Christmas Journey in McKinney. It's a drive through live presentation (they give you a CD for you to play in your car while you drive through). It presents the entire life of Christ. Four nights this week only: December 5th-8th (6pm-9pm) By Towne Lake, drive by the high school on Graves to Rockhill Road entrance to 1st Baptist McKinney. BTW, its free.

Check out the lights in Eldorado in McKinney. West side of Eldorado and 75. Each street is done by themes & it is always great. This year, my family is going to drive through the First Baptist McKinney (Virginia and 75), Christmas Drive through nativity scence. It is free and you tune your radio to hear the story. Get there early because it will be packed. The people directing traffic are even in full Roman soldier costumes. It looks really neat.

Try the Frisco Square on 720 (Main) here is Frisco. Here is the "calander" for the events:

November 23, 2007 through January 2, 2008
5:30-10:00 pm nightly

Weekend Schedule of Events

Friday, December 7, 2007 (5:00* – 9:30PM)

Parachuting Santa, Carriage Rides, Model Railroad Trains, Santa's Gift Shop, Quad Jump, Spiderman Obstacle Course, Bounce House
*Note: Earlier start time for parachuting Santa

Saturday, December 8, 2007 (5:30 – 9:30PM)

Santa, Carriage Rides, Model Railroad Trains, Santa's Gift Shop,
Outdoor Movie: Polar Express

Friday, December 14, 2007 (5:30 – 9:30PM)

Santa, Carriage Rides, Model Railroad Trains, Santa's Gift Shop, Rock Climbing, Batman Obstacle Course, Bounce House

Saturday, December 15, 2007 (5:30 – 9:30PM)

Santa, Carriage Rides, Model Railroad Trains, Santa's Gift Shop,
Outdoor Movie: Prancer

Friday, December 21, 2007 (5:30 – 9:30PM)

Santa, Carriage Rides, Model Railroad Trains, Santa's Gift Shop,
3-Lane Snow slide, Bungee Run, Crayola Combo, Bounce House

Saturday, December 22, 2007 (5:30 – 9:30PM)

Santa, Carriage Rides, Model Railroad Trains, Santa's Gift Shop,
Outdoor Movie: A Christmas Story

NOTE: Carriage rides will be from 5:30-9:30 pm every Thursday through Sunday in December beginning Dec. 6th, as well as December 31, 2007 and Jan. 1, 2008. The cost is $6 per person.

Santa's Gift Shop Vendor Application

hristmas music. Check it out on line

Hi H.,

Check out http://www.momunity.com for events in McKinney!

Happy Holidays,

K

This is in Richardson if that's not too far for you. The event is free but food costs (eat before or after). Santa's Village: http://www.cor.net/WinterHoliday/Homepage.html

I don't know cost, but the neighborhood in Plano called Deerfield always has beautiful decorations and you can take a horse drawn carriage through it. Also check out Willowbend mall. Last year they had a giant snowglobe you can walk into. Northpark always has a great exhibit of trains at Christmas that your kids would love.
I'll be watching to see what others say- I'm always looking for cheap or free stuff to do with the kiddos.

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