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Candlelight at

Dallas Heritage Village

Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15, 2019


Save the date for a one of the most special holiday celebrations in North Texas! Travel back in time with us at our annual Candlelight holiday celebration, where you can sing along with strolling carolers, tell St. Nicholas your holiday wishes, and make holiday crafts. The Village will be decked in festive lights and traditional decor, Willie and Waylon will be available for photographs, local groups perform on three stages all evening. Festive foods are available for purchase from food trucks as well as a bake sale, traditional kettle korn, nuts and more. 


Activities include:

Historic buildings dressed in traditional holiday decorations
Interpreters in traditional costumes throughout the museum bringing history to life
Strolling carolers throughout the Village and inside historic buildings
Local dancers, choirs and other entertainers
Timeless Toy Trains and St. Nicholas in the historic MKT Depot
Blacksmith demonstrations
Cooking demonstrations at the Gano Farmstead
Bake sale with homemade treats made by The Guild of Dallas Heritage Village 
Traditional holiday activities and period games for children
Food provided by area food trucks
Traditional Kettle Korn and nuts
Plenty of magical photo opportunities, including photos with Nip, Willie, and Waylon!
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"William Cathey: The Only Documented Female Buffalo Soldier"
Children's authors signing and selling books
A Sloth

Ticket Prices:

Tickets bought in Advance Tickets bought at the Event
Adults (age 13-64): $12 Adults (age 13-64): $14
Seniors (age 65+): $10 Seniors (age 65+): $12
Children (age 4-12): $8 Children (age 4-12): $10
Children under 4: Free Children under 4: Free

A big thank you to this year's 
Candlelight Sponsors

Light Sustainer $5,000
Light Keeper $2,500 

Light Bearer $1,500


Barbara Lake - Millermore

Charlotte Test - MKT Depot


Texas Brand Bank - Browder Springs Hall

Ann Phy - Gano Farmstead

Stacey and Charlie Angel - Hay Wagon Rides


McMurray Metals Co. - Blacksmith’s Shed

Kenneth Hamlett D.D.S. - Citizen’s Bank / Dentist's Office

Dallas County Medical Society Foundation - Doctor’s Office

Susan Paul and Jim Kipp - General Store

The Nettune Family - Miller Log Cabin

Resource One Credit Union - Popcorn Wagon

Barbara and Don Baynham - Saloon

Hoque Global - Section House

Cedars Collective - Sullivan House

Wildcat Management - Worth Hotel


Marie and John Chiles, Betty S. Josey, Melissa Prycer, Nancy Shelton - Crafts Area

Annette and Gary Smith - Main Street Fire Pit

Sarah Michelle Stearns - Valley Bonfire


Cassandra Bell

Victoria and Charles Clow

Susan and Rob Dillard

Steve Enda

Michael V. Hazel

Lois and John Lehman

Rae Marquis

Tracey and Dale McElroy

Bette W. Miller

Ruth Ann Montgomery

Joanna and Larry Shampine

Nancy Shutt

Sarah Smith

Mary Spillman

Ruchi Srivastava

Roena and Charles Tandy

Lynn M. Vogt

Adrienne and Neal Wetzel