Picture Perfect

Saturday & Sunday, December 12th & 13th, 2015

3:00pm – 9:00pm

For over 40 years, Candlelight has been a tradition among families. With 13 acres of decorated buildings, flickering candles lining the paths, strolling carolers, and crafts for those young and young at heart, Candlelight captures the holiday spirit for all.

Gate prices are:
Adults: $12; Seniors: $10; Children (4-12 years old): $8; Children under 4: Free

Advanced tickets (Purchase by December 11th):
Adults: $10; Seniors: $8; Children (4-12 years old): $6; Children under 4: Free

Purchase discounted tickets below!

Would you like to help make Candlelight a success? Dallas Heritage Village is a not-for-profit organization, educating school children about the history and lives of Dallas’ earliest settlers. Sponsorship opportunities start at just $500. For information, please contact Preston Cooley at 214-413-3662 or email

$50 Candle Sponsor

CL2014_BM006Is Candlelight a tradition for your family? Sponsor an individual candle in memory of or in honor of someone and we will place a small dedication card on the candle stanchion. This is a great way to help support Dallas Heritage Village and recognize someone special. All sponsored candles will be grouped near Millermore, the site of our first Candlelight Celebration 44 years ago!

Area and Activity Sponsorships

Sponsor any of the areas or activities and we will credit your gift with a sign and a listing in our event program. These opportunities are sold on a first come, first served basis.


  • Main Street Stage
  • Renner School SOLD
  • Pilot Grove Church SOLD
  • Doctor’s Office SOLD
  • Blum House SOLD
  • Blum Bros. General Store SOLD
  • Sullivan House
  • Miller Log House
  • Blacksmith’s Shed SOLD
  • Law Office
  • Alamo Saloon
  • Citizen’s Bank SOLD
  • Section House
  • Shotgun House
  • Worth Hotel


  • Millermore
  • Browder Springs Hall
  • Chautauqua Pavilion
  • Depot SOLD
  • Farmstead
  • Photos with Nip & Tuck
  • Photos with St. Nick
  • Hay Wagon Rides SOLD

Don’t miss some the best and brightest from the community. Local musicians, choirs, dancers, etc. will grace the three stages of Candlelight. Enjoy the sounds of the season throughout the Village with strolling carolers.

We’re still setting the Entertainment Schedule! If your group is interested in performing during Candlelight, please email, call (214) 413-3669, or fill out our Entertainer Agreement form.


CL2014_BM105The DHV Guild is cooking up tasty treats for their annual Candlelight Bake Sale. Candlelight favorite Original Kettle Corn will also return. Food Trucks, Easy Slider, Rock and Roll Tacos will be on hand.


Great volunteer spots are still available! We ask that all volunteers, whether you want to assist with crafts, be a building guide, to please sign up with Kay Lewis,

If you’re not on our list, you will be asked to pay admission.

For groups over 50 people, please contact to purchase tickets at a group rate.
Fill out my online form.

Q: What are the advantages of buying my tickets on-line? There are two great advantages: You save $2 per ticket in advance and you don’t have to wait in line! Remember: to get the online discount, tickets must be purchased by December 11th.

Q: What if the weather is bad during Candlelight? Candlelight operates rain or shine. Please dress accordingly. If the weather is extremely inclement, you may use your tickets any time during the month of December.

Q: Where should I park? The Village provides onsite, self-parking for $5 per vehicle. Dallas Heritage Village Members may self-park for free.  Click here for directions to the Village and click here for special event parking information.

Q: Is the Village open during the day on the 12th and 13th? No. We do not operate our normal day time hours during Candlelight weekend. We will only be open from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Q: What can I eat at Candlelight? We’ll be featuring food trucks at Candlelight. Come hungry and with cash in hand! Candlelight traditions of hot chocolate and the ever popular “Original Kettle Korn” will be available for purchase.

Q: What does my ticket purchase help support? Not only has Candlelight served as a unique holiday festival for the last 44 years, its proceeds help Dallas Heritage Village provide educational programs for over 25,000 school children each year


Pin It on Pinterest

Share This