There’s no better way to get in the holiday spirit than by singing along to Christmas music. Gather the family and enjoy some tunes to celebrate the holidays.
Here is where to listen to Christmas music in North Texas.
Toys and Tunes
When: Dec. 9
Where: Legacy Hall, Plano
Gather your entire family for a festive gathering featuring a live show by Texas Country Music Star Cory Morrow, along with an appearance by Santa Claus.
Embrace your inner elf by bringing a toy for complimentary entry to the event or secure your tickets in advance. Elevate your holiday experience by opting for the 21-and-up balcony VIP lounge, where you can indulge in dedicated cocktail service, comfortable seating and the prime view of the stage to truly sleigh the holidays. Every ticket purchase will contribute to supporting the Toys for Tots Foundation.
The Gift of Christmas
When: Dec. 6 - 10
Where: Prestonwood Baptist Church, Plano
Experience a captivating event with special effects, a large cast and choir, a live orchestra, flying angels and more. This Christmas production brings the story to life with camels, kings, virtual scenery and unique lighting and scenic design. The presentation features brilliant costumes, choreography and an original musical score.
Let Thy Light Shine!
When: Dec. 7 | 7 - 9 p.m.
Where: St. Benedict's Anglican Church, Rockwall
Celebrate an evening of festive music at St. Benedict's Anglican Church. Immerse yourself in the spirit of the season at the annual Advent Concert, where the St. Benedict's Choir will enchant you with choral masterpieces from the rich tapestry of Christmas music. Accompanied by talented students from the Greater Rockwall Youth Symphony, the concert promises to fill your heart with the joy, love and hope of the holidays. While admission is free for the community, please ensure to RSVP as seating is limited.
Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith
When: Dec. 9 | 8 p.m.
Where: Music Hall at Fair Park, Dallas
This annual concert is establishing itself as a cherished holiday custom. Featuring the renowned multi-platinum Grammy winners Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, the event will showcase their extensive Christmas repertoires.
Christmas with Texas Boys Choir
When: Dec. 15 | 7 - 9 p.m.
Where: Northway Christian Church, Dallas
Experience the annual Christmas concert by the Texas Boys Choir, showcasing a diverse selection of carols that blend nostalgic melodies with fresh arrangements of timeless classics. Renowned worldwide, this exceptional choir combines mature musicality with youthful energy, featuring boys aged 8 to 18. Join in the festive spirit as they present tunes new and old. Pianist Kyung Hyun Kim and various percussion instruments will accompany Artistic Director, Dr. Todd Prickett, and the choir.
Christmas at the Cathedral: An Original Christmas Production
When: Dec. 15 - 17
Where: Elevate Life Church, Frisco
Don't miss the Christmas at the Cathedral production, a free, family-friendly event that features exciting elements such as music, dancing, acting and more. Kids can also take photos with Santa and enjoy a snowy experience with Elsa. It's an unforgettable Christmas celebration that promises fun for the whole family.
Texas Cellos, a Nordic Christmas
When: Dec. 16 | 7 - 8:40 p.m.
Where: Nack Theater, 6711 Oak Street, Frisco
Experience the enchanting Scandinavian custom of carol renditions, presented by a cello ensemble featuring 12 cellos, illuminated by the warm glow of candles, within a quaint Nordic setting. Texas Cellos is a nonprofit organization that gives back to the community by inspiring and cultivating excellence in youth through music education, ensemble building and through performance opportunities.
An Epic Christmas
When: Dec. 16 | 8 p.m.
Where: Legacy Hall, Plano
Indulge in the mastery of a full band and a string section as they expertly perform epic rock anthems and timeless holiday classics. In the spirit of MTV Unplugged, Epic Unplugged promises an unforgettable, all-live concert experience. Audiences of all ages and backgrounds are invited to sing along to iconic rock hits from Queen, Pink Floyd, The Killers, Muse and Nirvana.
Home for the Holidays
When: Dec. 16 | 4:00 p.m.
Where: Memorial High School, Frisco
The always popular “Home for the Holidays” concerts feature seasonal favorites for orchestra, vocalists, and chorus, the popular audience sing-along, visitors from the North Pole, and more! Joining the PSO will be singer-songwriter Nick Fabian, the dynamic and international award-winning vocal quartet Midtown Quartet, as well as the Plano Civic Chorus.
When: Dec. 18 | 7:30 p.m.
Where: Winspear Opera House, Dallas
Sarah Brightman's extraordinary talent takes center stage once again as the iconic performer returns with her annual Christmas tradition. Brightman is spreading festive joy on tour with the Christmas Symphony production, offering a uniquely glorious journey through some of the best-loved songs of the season.
Christmas at the Meyerson
When: Dec. 22 - 23
Where: Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas
Christmas at the Meyerson is an adored Dallas holiday custom for the entire family. Conductor Shiree X. Williams makes a highly requested comeback, and the highlighted vocalist is none other than the operatic sensation Donnie Ray Albert.
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