A Guide to Festive Fun This Winter in The Colony

The holiday season is in full swing in The Colony with memorable events for the whole family and one-stop shopping for everyone on the nice list. Check out a complete round-up of all the holiday happenings and activities in The Colony, updated throughout the season.


Parade of Lights

Experience a new, socially distanced take on the city’s signature holiday parade. This drive-through experience inside Stewart Creek Park offers all the yuletide spirit without compromising safety. View decorated and lighted displays twinkling under the night sky, before The Colony Christmas Spectacular kick-off.

📍 Stewart Creek Park
More information coming soon.

The Colony Christmas Spectacular

Beginning December 5, view The Colony’s nightly light show illuminating Central Fire Station. Watch as the firehouse and adjoining display light up to the sounds of Christmas and holiday songs. Parking is available at the adjacent Perryman Park for a socially distanced view of the festivities. Be sure to tune your radio to 99.9 FM to enjoy the music.

📍 Central Fire Station
Saturday, December 5 – Sunday, January 3
Sundays – Thursdays: 5:30 PM-10:30 PM
Fridays & Saturdays: 5:30 PM to 10:50 PM

New Year’s Eve Party

Ring in the New Year at Lava Cantina for an unforgettable start to 2021. Listen to the top tracks from ‘90s country radio, performed by the regional band “Straight Tequila Night”, and enjoy a complimentary champagne toast to get the party started. Get your tickets now to reserve a table for this incredible event, perfect for country music lovers.

📍 Lava Cantina
Thursday, December 31 | 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM


Ultimate Shopping Guide

Find something for everyone on your list this year with our complete guide to gift-giving. Make your holiday shopping a little easier with gift ideas for everyone including the adventurous foodie, amateur sommelier and die-hard sports fan.

Unique Finds from Local Boutiques

Shop one-of-a-kind, handmade gifts this holiday season inside The Homestead at Grandscape. From artisanal leather goods and cement home décor to hand-poured candles and self-care essentials, The Homestead features an array of gifting possibilities, exclusive to The Colony.

The Boho Market

This pop-up outdoor market features finds from across the region for a one-day-only holiday shopping experience. Browse handmade, vintage and artisan goods as over 30 talented makers and curators set up shop on The Lawn at Grandscape. Enjoy live music on The Stage or grab a refreshment from The Colony Wine Bar while you prepare for the season of gift-giving.

📍 The Lawn at Grandscape
Sunday, December 6 | 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

The Colony is filled with festive cheer all season long. For more holiday happenings, check out our Events page on Facebook or visit our website.