Holidays at Heritage

Fridays and Saturdays | Dec. 2-16, 2023 

Heritage Park, 217 S. Main St.

December in Irving just got jollier! 

The holidays kick off with a nighttime parade through downtown Irving and annual tree lighting ceremony. Festivities continue with free, family-friendly events through the month of December, designed to get everyone in the holiday spirit! 

Celebrate Irving's Holidays at Heritage! Dec. 4-18.
  1. Dec. 2
  2. Dec. 8
  3. Dec. 9
  4. Dec. 15
  5. Dec. 16

Parade and Tree Lighting 

6 to 9 p.m.

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Irving's annual holiday parade kicks off the Holidays at Heritage Series this season!  This year's Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place Saturday, Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. Don't miss this year's "Tales of the Holidays" parade as it lights up the streets in Irving's Heritage District. 

Click here to see this year's parade route.  


Following the parade, visit Heritage Park for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and activities, beginning at 7 p.m. Enjoy live music from the Midnight Soul Band on the Heritage Park Stage, photos with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, a D-I-Y hot chocolate bar, holiday-themed crafts, drone show, and the iconic tree lighting.

Parade and Tree Lighting Schedule:

  • 6 p.m. Parade begins
  • 7:00 p.m. Activities at Heritage Park begin 
  • 7:15 p.m. Live holiday performance from the Midnight Soul Band at Heritage Park Stage
  • 8:30 p.m. Tree Lighting and Drone Light Show  
  • 9 p.m. Activities conclude

special thanks to our Event sponsors!

                                                Baylor Scott and White Medical Center Irving

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Annual Centennial Holiday Lights

Dec. 2-26 | dusk to 10 p.m. Daily

Centennial Park, 444 W. Second St.Cenennial-Park-Holiday-Lights

The free holiday lights display affords a leisurely stroll through one of the jewels of Irving’s Heritage District - Centennial Park. The park is decorated with 60,000 lights on the fences, trees and bridge, and walkways are lit on each side to keep pathways visible for visitors after dark. 

This holiday tradition is staffed 24/7, and portable restrooms are available onsite. Visitors can ask the on-duty city staff any questions they have about the decorations. Bike riding is not permitted through the display.

For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (972) 721-2501

The Irving Heritage District has multiple light features during December. Check out holiday lights and décor at Heritage Park, Main Street and the Whistlestop Plaza Clock Tower throughout December!