Holidays at Heritage

Weekends, Dec. 4-18

  • Irving Heritage District
  • Free Admission
  • Free Parking

December in Irving just got jollier!

The holidays kick off with a night parade through downtown Irving and a tree lighting ceremony and continue with free family friendly events designed to get everyone in the holiday mood.

Celebrate Irving's Holidays at Heritage! Dec. 4-18.
  1. Dec. 4
  2. Dec. 10
  3. Dec. 11
  4. Dec. 17
  5. Dec. 18

Parade and Tree Lighting    

6 to 9 p.m.

Heritage District

The festive annual Christmas Parade will help kick off the Holidays at Heritage series of events this season. This year's parade and tree lighting will take place, Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. Don't miss this year's "Rudolph, Light the Way" parade as it lights the streets along Second Street and Irving Boulevard in Irving's Heritage District. Click here to view the parade route.

Following the parade, visit Heritage Park for the annual traditional tree lighting ceremony and activities until 9 p.m. Enjoy photos with Santa, caricature artists,  ice carver demonstration, live music, food vendors and more. 

Parade and Tree Lighting Schedule:

  • 6 p.m. Parade begins
  • 6:15 p.m. Live performance,  Two Far Gone, at Heritage Park stage
  • 7:30 p.m. Photos with Santa begin
  • 7:30 p.m. Live performance, Jack Mason Band, at Heritage Park stage
  • 8:30 p.m. Tree Lighting 
  • 9 p.m. Activities Conclude

Annual Centennial Holiday Lights 

dec. 4-26, dusk to 10 p.m. Daily

Centennial Park, 444 W. Second St.

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