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✨Get ready to be enchanted by the holiday spirit at A Garland Christmas on the Square! 🎄

This year marks the triumphant return of the beloved tree lighting ceremony to the newly redesigned Downtown Garland Square. Come and be a part of the City of Garland’s festive holiday celebration, where families unite to revel in the magic of the season.

The event features a captivating performance by Q the Band, a nationally acclaimed luxury cover band. Enjoy festive Christmas carolers, the chance to snap photos with real-live reindeer, a snow hill for frosty fun, and the opportunity to capture the magic with photos alongside Santa Claus. Savor the delectable treats from our food vendors and Downtown restaurants and explore artisan crafts at the Urban Market. With a lighted tunnel, a synthetic ice-skating rink, and train rides for the little ones, this event promises to be a delightful celebration of the holiday season.


Immerse yourself in the festive spirit at our event, where Christmas cheer abounds, culminating in an unforgettable holiday dance party. The highlight of the evening is a riveting performance by Q the Band, featuring Grammy-nominated musicians. Recognized as a pioneering entertainment concept nationwide, their show promises a captivating blend of musical brilliance and visual extravagance. Get ready for an infusion of high-energy vibes that will elevate your dance party experience to new heights.

Capture the joyous spirit of A Garland Christmas on the Square in every direction with an immersive 360 Photo Booth, where the holiday magic unfolds around you while you create festive memories.

Add a dash of sugary excitement to the holiday festivities by navigating your way through the twists and turns of the Candyland Obstacle Course.

Embark on a whimsical journey down the Candyland slide, where sugar-coated delights and festive magic await around every sweet turn!

Experience the lighting of the official Christmas tree in the Downtown Garland Square - illuminating the night with the spirit of the season!

Indulge in a variety of delectable foods while enjoying the evening's festivities.

Engage in friendly competition and laughter as you enjoy an array of lawn games.

Step into a magical world as you stroll through the mesmerizing lighted tunnel.

Greet a couple of Santa's majestic companions who will be bringing a touch of North Pole wonder to the Square.

Step into a Christmas wonderland as our friends at Magic 11th Street host their annual Magical Candlelight Christmas Town 2023. Brighten your night with vintage home tours, live music, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more - all included with the purchase of your ticket.

Take a ride on the wild side and experience the thrill of riding a mechanical reindeer, adding a playful and festive touch to the holiday festivities.

Explore the enchanting Noggin' Tops set crafted by C. Scenic, designed exclusively for Downtown Garland's Christmas on the Square. Peer into the lower windows to discover a magical holiday scene.

Unleash your imagination and craft unique and festive headpieces that add a touch of personal flair to the joyful festivities.

Meet holly, jolly old Saint Nick as he spreads laughter and holiday cheer in the heart of Downtown Garland!

Step into a winter wonderland and pose amidst snowflakes and twinkling lights, creating cherished memories in the magic of the season.

Slide into enchanting, wintry excitement with the Snow Hill, turning the square into a snowy haven for holiday fun.

Glide effortlessly across the Synthetic Ice Skating Rink, where the crisp surface mimics the magic of traditional ice, offering a festive experience for skaters of all ages.

Partner with the Garland Fire Fighters Association and Garland Fire Department as they collect new, unwrapped toys for their annual toy drive. Spot the fire engine at Christmas on the Square this Thursday, Dec. 7, and drop off your donation!

All aboard the train! Take a joyful train ride that will transport you through a magical journey through the heart of holiday delight.

Have a festive shopping experience while you search for unique items for everyone on your list (and yourself!) as you wander through The Urban Market, featuring a variety of local vendors.

Discover hassle-free parking this holiday season with our user-friendly parking map. Explore various parking options to enjoy the festivities.

Navigate the twinkling lights with our Christmas on the Square Event Map as it guides you through our festive wonderland.

Embrace the festive spirit with our "Have a Holly Jolly Garland Christmas" t-shirt. Spread holiday cheer by gifting exclusive Garland-themed merchandise, available now at the Garland Visitor Center.

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