Preview: Holiday In The Park

The holiday season is officially upon us! Join The Colony as we celebrate the spirit of the season with fun for all ages. Check out the can’t miss activities at this year’s Holiday In The Park celebration, Saturday, December 1.

Pictures With Santa

Pictures with Santa

Get your little one’s picture’s with Santa, stop by The Colony Public Library. Children can write a letter to Santa, color holiday-themed color sheets, and enjoy holiday music while waiting for their turn to be photographed with the jolly man himself.

The Colony Public Library (6800 Main Street)

12:00 – 2:00 PM

Parade of Lights


The 37th Annual Parade of Lights begins at Peters Colony Elementary parking lot and proceeds west on Nash Drive to Blair Oaks Drive and then south to The Colony Five Star Complex. Arrive early to secure a spot at your favorite viewing area.

Peters Colony Elementary School (5101 Nash Drive) – The Colony Five Star Complex (4100 Blair Oaks Drive)

Begins at 5:45 PM


Holiday In The Park

Holiday In The Park Performance Image

Everyone’s invited to the Holiday In The Park celebration, with festive holiday music and performances. Enter the Holiday Baking Contest and put your baking skills to the test. Enjoy carnival games and rides while you wait for Santa to flip the switch!

Perryman Park (4930 South Colony Boulevard)

5:00 – 8:00 PM


The Colony Christmas Spectacular


Join Santa immediately after the parade as he officially begins the holiday season. Santa will flip the switch and begin The Colony Christmas Spectacular light show, illuminating Central Fire Station. The choreographed light show can be seen throughout the month, from 5:30 – 10:30 PM Sunday thru Thursday and 5:30 – 10:50 PM on Friday and Saturday. Make sure to tune your radio to 99.9FM to enjoy the music.

Central Fire Station (4900 Blair Oaks Drive)


The Colony Convention & Visitors Bureau is here to help!

Let us help you plan the best holiday season yet. Having family in town? Book a hotel nearby to keep them closeby. Enjoy a hassle-free Christmas with catering and mesquite smoked hams by Hard Eight BBQ.  Don’t worry about clean up, book your holiday party at Old American Golf Club, TopGolf, or The Chapel at Ana Villa for discounted rates and special gifts. For more holiday events check out our Facebook Events Page.

Note: This post has been updated to reflect the date of activities listed.