Outdoor Adventures Special Events

Holiday at the Farm

The Dallas Park and Recreation Department is thrilled to present Holiday at the Farm, a festive, family-friendly holiday event at Samuell Farm!  Join us for a magical evening featuring an artisan gift market, food vendors, a holiday hayride, festive music and stage performances, visits with Santa and Mrs. Clause, a real snow play area and so much more!

 Artisan Gift Market: 

Shop over 60 vendors offering a variety of artisanal goods and items. You can complete all your shopping in one stop!   Payment methods accepted by vendors varies. Below is a complete list of vendors that will be at Holiday at the Farm! 

Ariana by MonetGolden BLK Co.Sacred Bliss by Velen
Artistry by LARK Designs Hannah Mae BoutiqueSaved by His Grace
Ashley Furniture IndustriesHoney's Scented CompanyScentsy
Audacious Crafting & DesignsIncyntive DBA Merry MarketSilly Kat Quilts
B Mtz CreationsJ & J CreationsSimply Super Gonz
Be the Light Wax TradeJessica's Tasty TreatsSouthern Loanstar
Big Thyme FarmKay's Beautiful DesignsSpirit Jewelry
Brown Gang Leather & ThingsKingdom Society ApparelSpirit Stuff Creations
Bubbles & Corks Celebration and EventsLilith Rose BoutiqueSprouted Soapworks
Buden Beauty BoutiqueM.O.M. CrewState Farm
Bugambilia StoreMade by AngieStay Wild Rags
Cactus Mountain Boutique-LuLaRoeMade Daly CoTerra Gal
CJ Texas CreationsMary Kay Cosmetics Texas Galaxy
Cowtown CandlesMystic Crystal ChaosThe Gourmet Cupboard
DacigeNail-Cessities with MeganThe Pup's Patisserie
Divah Beauty ProductsNature BabeThe RX Tea Shop
Earrings by ErynParish Scents Co.Unique Boutique & Treats
Ezekial 47:12 Artisan Soaps and CandlesPixiedazed CreationsV Bling
FourSixNine BoutiqueRED Plaid DesignsWhipped Scents
Foxy Farm SoapsRedstone Husky RescueWriters Block
Friends & Relatives
Y Designs by Cheyene

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. Listed below is a list of Food Trucks that will be at Holiday at the Farm. 

Cheros Latin kitchen
Rollin Beans Coffee Company
Fera's GrillSerious Salads
Goody Good Sno Cones & MoreWaffle O'licious


We have many attractions for your family to enjoy!  Most attractions require tickets which are sold on-site.   Cost: $1/ticket.  Tickets are non-refundable and expire upon conclusion of the event.  Tickets may not be used at any future Dallas Park and Recreation Event.  Cash and major credit cards accepted.

  • Santa and Mrs. Clause (Free) - Tell your Christmas wish list and snap a photo with Santa and Mrs. Clause!  Limit of 2 photos per family.  Families are responsible for using their own device for photos.
  • Snow Field  (3 tickets) -  It’s not often you get to play in the snow in Texas but it’ll be snowing at the farm this year!   Play time last 10 minutes!
  • Holiday Hayride (5 tickets) - Hop on and sing along to holiday tunes on this festive holiday hayride taking you through the beautiful grounds of the farm.
  • Letter to Santa (1 ticket) -  Take a moment to jot down your wish list and drop it in Santa’s mailbox!  He’s promised to send you a reply back in the mail 😊
  • S’mores Station (2 tickets) - It may not be roasting chestnuts over an open fire but your kids will definitely be asking for s’more!  Pick up a s’mores snack pack at Santa’s Snack Shack and head over to the campfire to roast a mallow then put it together with chocolate and a graham cracker to make a yummy treat!
  • Petting Zoo (4 tickets) - Get up close with your furry friends. Cathy’s Critters will be onsite offering the Big Tex Petting Zoo full of a variety of animals.
  • Ornament Station (2 tickets) - Make a festive holiday ornament.   Choose from a variety of designs and then take it home after decorating to add to your tree.
  • Gingerbread House Decorating Contest(10 tickets per gingerbread house) - Compete with your family and build the gingerbread house of your dreams!   Judging will take place at 7:00 pm and winners will be announced at 7:30 pm.  Space is limited – 1 gingerbread house per family.                   
    •  1st place – Apple TV donated by State Farm Insurance
    •  2nd place – Family 4-pack to Celebration Station donated by Celebration Station
  • Santa’s Snack Shack– stop by and fill your stomach with a delicious treat!
    • Soda – 1 ticket
    • Bottled water – 1 ticket
    • Chips – 1 ticket
    • Candy – 2 tickets
    • S’mores Snack Pack – 2 tickets


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 5 tickets to use at the event for each toy donation!

Live Entertainment

Enjoy live performances and holiday music throughout the evening. 

  • 4:30 pm: London School of Dance
  • 5:00 pm: Genesis Performing Arts Center
  •  5:30 pm: Stage Door Dance -  Group 1
  • 6:30 pm: Stage Door Dance – Group 2
  • 7:00 pm: MOM Crew and Teens

Parking Information

Parking is free in three 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.
  3. Shuttle Lot (Paved Parking) Mesquite ISD Center 2133 N. Belt Line Rd, Mesquite).   A free shuttle will be available beginning at 4 pm to transport to and from Samuell Farm.  

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

 Special thanks to our sponsor: Amazon

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Special thanks to our giveaway sponsors:

  • Celebration Station Mesquite
  • Claudia Salas State Farm

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