Christmas On The Square

Christmas on the Square

Presented By

City of Garland and Garland Power & Light

Downtown Garland Square

Dec. 5 to dec. 31 

Join us at the Downtown Garland Square, 520 W State St. (map), 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 throughout the entire season.

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 (map)

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 (PDF)

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


Wednesday, Dec. 4


6:30 to 7:30 p.m.


Downtown Garland Square (map)



Join us with Santa for crafts and snacks for children and adults looking for a sensory-friendly opportunity on Wednesday, Dec. 4, from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Contact us for more information.