For 46 years, Candlelight has been a tradition among families. With 13 acres of decorated buildings, flickering candles lining the paths, strolling carolers, carriage rides, and crafts for those young and young at heart, Candlelight captures the holiday spirit for all.

December 9th - 10th • 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Delicious holiday treats 
“Timeless Trains” exhibit in Depot 
A photo with St. Nicholas in the Depot 
Strolling carolers, local dancers, choirs and other entertainers 
Historic buildings dressed in traditional holiday decorations from 1840 to 1910 
Interpreters in traditional costume throughout the museum bringing history to life 
Hayrides along candlelit paths pulled by an antique tractor

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

Advanced tickets (November 1st through December 7th): 

Adults: $10; Seniors: $8; Children (4-12 years old): $6; 

Children under 4: Free

Click here to purchase tickets below through December 7th.

THANK YOU to our Generous Sponsors!

Official Radio Sponsor

Golden Light Sustainer $5,000+

Light Keeper $2,500
The Tim Byrne Family

Sponsor $1,500+

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 $150. For information, please contact Preston Cooley at 214-413-3662 or

$50 Candle Sponsorship
Is 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 46 years ago! To sponsor a candle, click here.

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 or call 214-413-3669. 

Food and Concessions 
The DHV Guild is cooking up tasty treats for their annual Candlelight Bake Sale. Candlelight favorite Original Kettle Corn, 
as well as Ty's Tasty Treats, will also return. Food Trucks, Easy Slider, Yummy Pizza, and Jack's Chowhound will be on hand.

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