Top Things To Do In Fort Worth This Weekend Dec 20th – 22nd

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1) Friday in Arlington–A Christmas Cabaret!

Steven D. Morris hosts a fun night of singing and entertainment with all your favorite Christmas songs, with featured guests Daniel Hernandez, Donovan Marie Lawson and Emily-Kate Ivey.This will sweep you right into the holidays, whether you are ready or not.

Head to Downtown Arlington and enjoy this awesome holiday revue!






2) Pentatonix at Theatre at Grand Prairie

How can you miss the internationally acclaimed Pentatonix when they come to DFW?  DON’T!  They offer 2 shows this year that will just blow you away so find a way to get there.  All 7 of their releases have peaked within the Top 5 on Billboard’s Digital Albums Chart with 6 of those releases reaching the Top 10 or higher on the Billboard Top 200 Album Chart.  Experience the magic of Pentatonix in Grand Prairie this Sunday or Monday.



A powerhouse trumpeter, gifted with a soulful voice and a charismatic onstage swagger, Byron Stripling has delighted audiences world-wide. Be there when he lights up Will Rogers Auditorium with his infectious yuletide joy, blazing trumpet virtuosity, engaging vocals, and your favorite seasonal tunes.
Click here for info and tickets


4) The Nutcracker at Bass Performance Hall

Experience the most magical Christmas tradition of the season as Clara and her Nutcracker Prince travel throughout a winter wonderland to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Kingdom of Sweets. Exquisite costumes and dazzling choreography will transport you to a world where dreams do come true.
Click here for info and tickets


5) If Scrooge Was A Brother at Jubilee Theatre

This is the final weekend so get to Jubilee Theatre in Sundance Square to experience Jubilee’s twist on a Classic Holiday Tale. It’s Christmas Eve and Eb Scroo is seeking to snuff out the season’s cheer by demanding all debts owed him be satisfied before nightfall. Facing imprisonment, a Christmas without presents and a feast, the residents are desperate. In this urban spin of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, the ghosts and characters are icons of Black culture performing holiday songs with a modern twist.
Click here for a new twist on an old classic holiday tale.

6) Jack Frost at Casa Manana

The holidays are not officially in gear until you have experienced the holiday production at Casa Manana…and you have until Monday, Dec 23rd! Jack Frost is living the perfect life, spending his days making spectacular ice sculptures and hanging with his friends in the Frozen Kingdom. One day tragedy strikes, and Jack, along with his friends, is banished from the kingdom by his evil uncle – who wants to destroy the world with a new ice age! Get to Casa Manana in Fort Worth’s Cultural District and find out if a band of snowy misfits help Jack find his destiny and restore order to the kingdom? Santa Claus himself narrates this holiday spectacular where adventure awaits at every turn.
Take a trip to the Frozen Kingdom HERE

7) Enjoy the Lights

Stroll through Sundance Square and experience the joy of the holiday season with the beautiful Christmas tree while watching children’s wishes detailed to Santa. It’s worth a special drive through Fort Worth’s Cultural District to check out The Modern Lights. You can find all the lights and Santa sightings in and around Fort Worth right here.
Click here for places that will light up your holidays

8) Ping Pong in Fort Worth???

Fort Worth is the host city for the 2019 US Open Championships December 17th – 21st at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Looking for a unique way to break from the holiday sales, this one should top your list.
Click here for fast-paced US Open Table Tennis Action!



9) Breakfast with the Beasts at Fort Worth Zoo

Bring your little animals to eat breakfast with the little animals at the Fort Worth Zoo! All participants will enjoy a continental breakfast and Zoo admission. Breakfast with the Beasts runs from 9 to 10 a.m. in the Zoo’s Education building. Click here for more info on Breakfast with the Beasts


Disclaimer: What’s Up Fort Worth features many events in other cities (including Dallas) when our staff feels that the event has DFW market-wide interest and that fans in Fort Worth and Tarrant County will make the trek to Dallas for the event.

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