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Room to Celebrate: Winter Festivities in Arlington & Resident Celebrations in Viridian

Room to Celebrate: Winter Festivities in Arlington & Resident Celebrations in Viridian

What’s the best way to celebrate the holidays? Let us count the ways!

Viridian is a diverse community with holiday and winter traditions from around the world. The mix of local and global traditions blend seamlessly, and residents of Viridian can enjoy winter festivities both within the community and within Arlington, TX. For Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, New Year’s, and more, Arlington, TX (and Viridian!) comes alive with lights, laughter, and excitement for the holidays.

Here’s a look at the winter events and celebrations residents can look forward to!

Top Five Things to do in Arlington, TX in the Winter

Need an ultimate “Holiday To-Do List” in Arlington? Viridian residents know best, and these are the top five holiday destinations they recommend for getting into the holiday spirit around the community.

#1. Arlington Holiday Lights Parade

The Arlington Holiday Lights Parade is an annual fixture of the city. For one night only, thousands of people gather in Downtown Arlington for a parade followed by the lighting of the Christmas tree. Viridian’s very own Fire Station often takes part to represent the community!

#2. Texas Christkindl Market

Only about 6 miles away, the iconic Texas Christkindl Market pops up in Choctaw Stadium, a vibrant commercial venue where Arlington residents or visitors come to shop, eat, and play. This one-of-a-kind holiday market brings unique “handcrafted gifts and collectibles, including exclusive Käthe Wohlfahrt merchandise and designs from the iconic Rothenburg ob der Tauber Christmas Village.”

#3. Holiday at the Arboretum

Viridian is nestled only a short drive from Dallas, TX, and residents can make a short trip to the Dallas Arboretum for Holiday at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant. This holiday tradition lets visitors stroll through a lighted holiday village representing the 12 Days of Christmas.

#4. Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas

Everyone knows you can experience thrill rides at Six Flags Over Texas, but did you know that winter brings the annual Holiday in the Park event? Seasonal entertainment, stunning lights, a merry marketplace, and holiday attractions bring a Texas winter wonderland to the park.

#5. Christmas Capital of Texas

Only 20 minutes away from Viridian in Grapevine, TX is The Christmas Capital of Texas. The short trip from home lets residents experience 40 days of festive fun with millions of lights, decorations, Christmas wine trains, shows, and more.

Kids enjoying winter activities in Viridian.

Winter Events in Viridian

Although Arlington has a rich variety of celebrations to enjoy during the wintertime, some of the best events happen within the community itself. Viridian’s resident calendar comes to life with even more brilliance during the winter months with tons of community-supported festivals and events.

While specific event offerings change yearly, Viridian is proud to host celebrations from around the world from Lunar New Year to Christmas and nearly everything in between. 

Events in Viridian during non-winter months will include Holi (India’s Festival of Colors), St. Patrick’s Day, a Songkran Festival, and a Ramadan celebration. For the most updated event details, residents can check out the resident event calendar on a private community app!

The Viridian sign is surrounded by winter lights on trees.

Room to Celebrate for All Types of Celebrations

Viridian is a community that embraces living the life you dream. This welcoming community is filled with resident events that showcase the rich diversity of our residents and events around the city that bring in thousands of visitors to enjoy the spirit of celebration.

How will you ring in the holidays this year?

Whether you enjoy Viridian’s many amenities with the family, hang out with the grandparents who live in our 55+ active living community, shop nearby, hunt for lighted displays in the surrounding area, or simply take in the tranquil nature that surrounds you, there’s a way for everyone to celebrate.

It all starts when you find your dream home. See available new homes or meet our builders to get started.

Contact our builders to learn more about building your new home in Viridian.

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