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Celebrate the Holidays at Galleria Dallas

You already know Galleria Dallas is the place to do your holiday shopping, but there’s a lot more to us than just fashion. We’re also a place where you can celebrate the holidays with your loved ones, as we offer an extensive lineup of holiday events and seasonal traditions that go wayyyy beyond shopping.


Let’s start with our giant tree, which we light every Saturday through December 17 as part of our Macy’s Grand Tree Lighting Celebration. How giant is giant? At four stories tall, it towers 95 feet above the ice skating rink, making it THE tallest indoor tree in the country. It’s decorated with more than 450,000 twinkling LED lights and 10,000 colored ball ornaments. But the real show takes place around the tree, with ice-skating performances, including one by Santa himself, and specially orchestrated pyrotechnics. It’s truly something to see, so don’t miss it!

We’re also getting into the Insta spirit. If you stand in front of our giant snow globe frame, you can get the perfect shot in front of our tree. Step onto the carpeted platform on Level 1 next to our Guest Reception Desk, take a ‘gram, follow @GalleriaDallas and tag it with #GalleriaHoliday. Make sure your privacy settings are turned off because you could win a $100 gift card.


For our younger guests, Slappy’s Holiday Circus is held every Saturday at 1PM and 3PM through December 24. The entire family will love watching Slappy and his puppet pals perform in this classic European-style circus that includes magic, clowns, contortionists and jugglers.

Is there any gift greater than a new best friend? This year, Galleria Dallas is home to an Operation Kindness Holiday Pet Adoption booth, located on Level 1 near Banana Republic. There are plenty of furry pals waiting for your family!

Thanksgiving may have passed, but our “I Am Thankful” art show is on display through December 17, on Level 1 near Center Court. The exhibit showcases art from local children and is a great way to remember all the beautiful things in life during the (sometimes stressful) holiday season. Stop by and get inspired.


Our fun doesn’t end at Christmas. In fact, our grand 15-foot menorah lighting starts the 26th and runs through the 29th. For more information on the tree lighting and all our events, check out our holiday home page.

And we can’t forget all about the shopping, of course. The center is open Monday through Saturday 10AM to 9PM and Sundays 11AM to 7PM. On Christmas Eve, our hours are 8AM to 6PM, and while we’re closed Christmas Day, we’re open from 10AM to 7PM on New Year’s Eve and noon to 6PM New Year’s Day. For specific hours, you can see our calendar here.

Happy holidays, everyone! We can’t wait to celebrate with you at Galleria Dallas.

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