A Guide to Festive Fun This Winter in The Colony

For an updated guide to holiday activities in The Colony, please visit our website.

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 throughout the season.


Parade of Lights

The Annual Parade of Lights begins at the 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 the best viewing areas and watch as illuminated displays twinkle under the night sky, leading up to The Colony Christmas Spectacular kick-off.

The Colony Christmas Spectacular

View The Colony Christmas Spectacular, the city’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. Be sure to tune your radio to 99.9 FM to enjoy the coordinated music.

New Year’s Eve Parties

Ring in the New Year at Lava Cantina for an unforgettable celebration. Each year, The Colony’s largest concert venue rocks out to a live performance by beloved local and national acts. Enjoy a complimentary champagne toast at midnight and upgrade to VIP seating for an exclusive experience with all the traditional party favors. Get your tickets early as this concert sells out every year!


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