It’s your last full weekend to check out the holiday festivities at the Texas Christkindl Market next to Globe Life Park in Arlington.Admission and parking is free every day and the market is open until Friday, December 23, 2016.With cold weather on the way both Saturday and Sunday, don’t forget to take a break to thaw out in the indoor Arlington Highlands Warming Hut where you can enter to win a $1,000 shopping spree.Call or click on the link to make reservations to browse the market or host a party.The public is also invited to hear Vocal Majority, the acclaimed Dallas Men’s Chorus group, sing Saturday, Dec. 17 at 4 pm at the Texas Christkindl Market. This is a change from the scheduled 8 pm time slot the group was originally slated to sing on the same day.You can also visit the Texas Christkindl Market website for a full calendar of events and entertainment for December 16-18, 2016.
- Santa haus – (Open Mon-Thurs 3p.m. to 8p.m., Fri 1p.m. to 8p.m., Sat. 11a.m. to 8p.m. and Sun. 12p.m. to 7p.m.) Visit with St. Nick. Photo packages available for $19.95.
- Arctic blast tubing run – “the closest thing you’ll find to snow in DFW”. Riders must be at least 40” tall and under 235 lbs. Tickets are available for $3 per ride or $10 for unlimited rides.
- Peppermint Park features children’s activities, winter carnival games, crafts, puppet shows and a holiday train ride. Passes are required for entry can be purchased on-site. The park is open Friday, 4pm to 8pm; Saturday, 10am to 8pm; Sunday 12pm to 6 pm until school is out.