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Light Up Christmas By Addison Caddell

Light Up Christmas By Addison Caddell
  • PublishedDecember 1, 2023

With the holiday season in full swing, a great way to get into the Christmas spirit is by going to see beautiful Christmas lights. Christmas light displays have only gotten bigger and brighter over the years, making them a Christmas must this season.

Hopkins County and surrounding areas offer so many amazing spots to take your loved ones this year. In Sulphur Springs there is Heritage Park which offers a full experience of lights, hot chocolate, gifts, and even Santa Claus!

A short drive out of town brings The North Pole of Texas to Pickton Texas. This tradition has been happening for the last twenty-five years and is a great option for free family fun that includes a lighted Christmas train ride through a trail of lights. The North Pole of Texas celebrates the birth of Jesus with beautiful nativity scenes that tell the story of Christmas and why to celebrate this season.

In Canton, the Yesterland Farm is in full-on Christmas mode, providing a long list of attractions for all types of visitors of all ages. With a brand-new snow play area, kids and adults can enjoy the elusive white Christmas that is rarely seen in Texas. Yesterland offers the perfect photo op opportunity with beautiful displays and for the foodies, there is Instagramable hot chocolate and delicious food from vendors like Hog Wild Grill and Porky’s. They also offer a petting zoo and a general store for shopping!

Going to see Christmas lights is a great tradition and is always something to look forward to no matter what age. There is always something new to see and experience at these displays and is a great way to enjoy some time with family and friends this year. So, if you are struggling to feel that Christmas spirit this year visiting one of these places might just be the remedy needed to enjoy the holiday season.

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