Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these DARTable holiday events.
Santa’s Village Richardson
Santa’s Village, a tiny town of 16 holiday dwellings on the north side of Richardson City Hall, is a holiday tradition for families from Richardson and beyond. Each colorful building offers children a fun activity and even a visit with Santa Claus! Attendees also can enjoy live performances, holiday photo ops and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or a snack.
Santa’s Village is free and open to the public on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, December 9-11, and 16-18 from 6-9 p.m. (Thursdays are “Hometown Thursdays” for Richardson residents and require a free ticket for admission.)
The Boho Market
The Boho Market is a two-day holiday shopping event in Fair Park, from Dec. 10-11, that brings you Dallas’ best makers, shops, and artists under one roof. Enjoy more than 120 shops, eat artisan foods, partake in free games and activities and visit Santa for photos (Saturday 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. and Sunday 2 – 4 p.m).
The fun takes place at the Embarcadero Building on 1229 Admiral Nimitz Drive in Fair Park from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday. Admission costs $5, and children 12 and under enter for free.
The Polar Express at Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
The Polar Express: an IMAX Experience will once again delight children and adults when it returns to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History’s Omni Theater.
You can purchase tickets now to enjoy the only domed IMAX presentation of this classic family favorite in the Southwest. Experience the movie through Dec. 15. The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is located at 1600 Gendy Street.
To ride to the museum, hop on the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) to Fort Worth ITC Station, then take the T’s bus route 2, 7 or 57. Note: Last eastbound TRE train to Dallas Union Station departs ITC Station at 10:25 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10:55 p.m. on Saturday. There is no TRE service on Sundays.
For more information about the showing, visit www.fwmuseum.org.
If you’re in the mood for more holiday activities, visit Rider Insider on DART.org.