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Christmas On The Square

Presented by:
City of Garland and Garland Power & Light


Downtown Garland Square
2019 Date: Thursday, Dec. 5 

  Join us at the Downtown Garland Square, 520 W State St., during the month of December, as the City of Garland invites you to Christmas on the Square. More than 100,000 lights bring the holiday season to life. Whether you’re walking or driving through, this event will bring out your holiday spirit as the lights dance to the holiday music over the radio.

FREE - Christmas on the Square is open nightly from Dec. 5 through Dec. 31. 

2019 Christmas on the Square 
Tree Lighting Ceremony

Thursday, Dec. 5
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Downtown Garland Square

The 2019 Christmas on the Square Tree Lighting Ceremony kicks off Christmas on the Square with school carolers, hot chocolate, and the lighting of the official Christmas Tree on Thursday, Dec. 5. The ceremony starts at 5:30 p.m. So come early and carpool! The City of Garland strives to bring families together by spreading the joy of the holiday season.

Street closures will block most of the downtown square area. Click on the link for a map below. 

2019 Christmas on the Square Street Closure Map

For more information about how you can become a vendor for the Tree Lighting Ceremony, contact the office of Special Events. See below.




Sensory Friendly - Tree Lighting
Christmas on the Square

Wednesday, Dec. 4
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Downtown Garland Square


Join us with Santa for crafts and snacks at the Sensory Friendly Tree Lighting for children and adults with sensory disorders on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Contact us below for more information.


Christmas on the Square

- Holiday Programming Nights -

Downtown Garland Square

Christmas on the Square - Holiday Programming allows you to have more fun at the Square during the holiday season. Details soon to come. 

Free Holiday Movies at the Plaza Theater - Details soon to come.

Plaza Theater - Downtown Garland, 521 W. State Street. 

Contact Information

For more information about Christmas on the Square, contact the office of Special Events below.

Special Events 
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts 
211 N. Fifth Street
Garland, TX 75040 
Phone: 972-205-2750