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Holiday at the Farm

The Dallas Park and Recreation Department is thrilled to present our 2nd annual "Holiday at the Farm", a festive, family-friendly holiday event at Samuell Farm!  Join us for a magical afternoon featuring an artisan gift market, food vendors, a holiday hayride, festive music and stage performances, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a snow hill and lots of reindeer games! 

Admission Fee

  • $5 Admission - 18 and older
  • $3 Admission - Ages 2-17
  • FREE Admission under 2. 

All sales are final - Admission tickets are non-refundable. 

 Artisan Gift Market: 

Shop with a variety of vendors offering a wide range of artisanal goods and items. You can complete all your shopping in one stop! Payment methods accepted by vendors varies.

A Dawn CatronJardin de CrochetRae of Light Jewels
AllGlammedUPJoJo’s ClosetRound House Paper
Bradleigh Jewel ArtK Cherin Beauty/StudioRust Road Creations
Buckner InternationalKingdom Society Apparel LLCSassy Snacks
By His Grace, INCLifetime Windows and SidingScentsy
Cactus Mountain Boutique - LuLaRoeLysantbeautyShine Beauty | by lindsey
Casa M SpiceM&N CreationsShine Beauty | by lindsey
Chispa GraphicMary Kay CosmeticsSimply Super Gonz
Curls & Curves VenturesMeggy's Cute CreationsSouthern Bell Sass LLC
Custom InkMK CraftsSouthern Sage Co.
Dinkie’s DesignsMy Fortress GiftsTexas Galaxy Cheer & Dance
Etheral Art by JenNappy and HappyThe Happy Plant Co.
eXp RealtyNRG EnergyUnruly by Nature
Honey's Scented CompanyOak Farms DairyVicky Rocks and Rolls
IkeaParker Loves SugarWanderlust Falls
Ink Queen PublishingPuchita Designs

Food Trucks & Food Vendors

A variety of food trucks and vendors will be onsite providing mouth-watering creations and tasty treats!  Payment methods accepted by vendors varies.

  • BS Choppers
  • Chero’s Latin Kitchen
  • Doss Tastebudz Food Truck
  • Famous O’s Catfish and Shrimp
  • Goody Good Sno Cones
  • Karen's Buttery
  • Sugar and Bake


We have many attractions for your family to enjoy!  Most attractions are included with admission. 

  • Santa and Mrs. Claus – Meet the man in the red suit and his cookie-baking wife!   Give him your wish list or snap a photo with your phone.  They can’t wait to meet you!
  • Snow Hill – Grab a tube and head down the snow hill.   Who says you can’t snow tube in Texas?
  • Letters to Santa – Send Santa a letter and you’ll be getting one back in the mail!
  • Cookie Decorating – Decorate a Christmas cookie and give to a friend… or maybe keep it for yourself if it looks extra delicious!
  • Pot a Plant – Pot a plant of a winter variety from Ruibal’s Dallas
  • Ornament Decorating – Paint or color a beautiful ornament and take home for your tree!
  • Snow Field – It’s snowing at the farm!  Make a snow angel or throw a snowball! 
  • Reindeer Games – Play recreation games like ice fishing, bowling for penguins and candy corn-hole in this fun area.
  • Trackless Train – All aboard!  Children can hop on the mini trackless train and head out on an adventure.
  • Gingerbread Decorating Contest – Decorate a gingerbread house with your family and maybe win a prize!

List of attractions for an additional fee $$

  • Hayride – Sing along to your favorite Christmas songs as you take a trip around the Farm on this festive hayride  ($5/pp – available in presale and at ticket station)
  • S’mores ticket – Make s’mores over the open fire ($2/s’more)
  • Santa’s Snack Shack – a concession stand with hot cocoa, sodas, chips, candy and popcorn.

Donate to our Toy Drive

  • Holiday Toy Drive benefitting the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center: Bring a smile to a child’s face this holiday season by donating a new, unwrapped toy to the Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center Toy Drive. Receive a free S'more Ticket for each toy donation! 

Real Tree Giveaway

  • Thanks to or Title Sponsor, Sandone Christmas Trees, all attendees will be registered to win a live Christmas tree.  We can smell the fresh pine now!  Winners will be contacted after the event and will need to arrange to pick up trees the week of December 12th.

Live Entertainment

Enjoy live performances and holiday music throughout the evening. 

  • 12:15 pm: Townview Acapella Choir and Band
  • 1:30 pm: 5K Awards
  • 2:00 pm: London Dance School
  • 3:00 pm: Dan O'Connell
  • 4:10 pm: Mena's Dance Xchange
  • 5:00 pm: Stage Door Dance

Parking Information

Parking is free in two locations: 

  1.  ADA/Specialty Parking – located at the main lot for Samuell Farm.  Parking in this lot will require valid handicap-designated  
  2. Samuell Farm East - Field Parking -  grass parking lot located East of the main parking lot.

Parking along the access road of US-80 is strictly prohibited.

Special thanks to our North Pole Title SponsorSandoneOver40_LogoColor

Special thanks to our Elf Sponsors: 


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