Looking for a fun, family event this weekend?  Below are five great options.  For more check the PAM Calendar – there are more shows and skating performances plus Santa’s Village in Richardson!

Wylie Christmas Parade, from BlueRibbonNews.com

Wylie Christmas Parade, from BlueRibbonNews.com


Merry Main Street
Saturday from 5-9pm
Three stages of music, strolling carolers, carriage rides, reindeer, kid crafts. Santa Claus arrives on a vintage Frisco Fire truck at 4:55pm (he will then be available to visit with children after). Tree-lighting ceremony at 6:05pm with holiday light show synchronized to music.

A Charlie Brown Kind of Christmas
The Art Centre Theatre, Plano
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Join the cast of characters from the wonderful imagination of Charles Schulz, loved the world over for over half-a-century, in this special Christmas musical celebration!

Wylie Arts Festival & Festival of Lights Parade
Historic Downtown on Ballard Wylie, TX
Festival starts at 10am, parade at 5:30pm, tree lighting at 7pm
The children’s area will feature one of the largest selections of inflatables in the area including bounce houses, slides and obstacle courses. The Wylie FFA will provide a petting zoo Kids can also have their face painted or ride the barrel train. Check out vendors’ wide selection of handmade children’s items.

Nature Explore Family Club
Environmental Education Center, Plano
Sunday at 3pm (also Monday at 9:30am)
A monthly program designed for for ages 3-8. Free, but pre-registration is required.