The weather grinch can't steal our holiday cheer in North Richland Hills! The annual NRH
Holiday Magic Christmas Tree Lighting & Family Festival will go on this Friday, December 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. with activities moving indoors to the NRH Centre (6000 Hawk Ave) and NRH Library (9015 Grand Ave). Admission and parking are free. There will be a charge for some activities and concessions will be available to purchase. Please leave pets at home.
Activities Inside the NRH Library
Visit with Santa
Children of all ages are invited to share their Christmas lists with Santa inside the Community Room at the NRH Library, starting at 6 p.m. The line for Santa will close at 8:45 p.m. Be sure to bring a camera to take your own photos!
Santa's workshop at the NRH Library will offer 14 holiday themed crafts and activities for children ages 3 and up. The cost is $3 per child. To be able to complete the crafts by 9 p.m., the line will close at 8:30 p.m. or earlier if tickets sell out. Children must be accompanied by an adult. You can view a list of the crafts and activities on our website.
Activities Inside the NRH Centre
Christmas Tree Lighting
North Richland Hills' 46-foot-tall Christmas Tree will be lit at 6:30 p.m. from the NRH Centre gymnasium. A wall of windows will allow everyone in the gym to view the tree located outside on Stormy Plaza. A dazzling fireworks display will immediately follow the tree lighting if the weather permits.
Several children's choirs and community groups will spread holiday cheer with caroling and dance performances on the community stage in the NRH Centre gymnasium. View the performance schedule on our
Memphis Soul Concert
Memphis Soul will perform classic and holiday hits starting at 7 p.m. in the Grand Hall at the NRH Centre.
Tasty Treats & Holiday Craft Vendors
A variety of tasty treats will be available for purchase. Numerous vendors
will also be selling handmade Christmas crafts and holiday gift items.
You can view a list of craft vendors on our website. Remember to b
ring cash, or you may use the ATM located just inside the lobby of the Grand Hall.
Dallas Puppet Theater
Pix Smith and his marionettes will provide strolling entertainment for all ages.
Bring your umbrella to view the Festival of Trees decorated by 13 area elementary schools. The trees are set up outdoors in the Library parking lot walkway and median. You will be able to vote for your favorite during the event at the NRH Centre front desk.