Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season in Tyler, Texas. Beautiful and bright holiday events begin in November and continue through the end of December.

Azalea District Trail of Lights

You’ve seen the Azalea Trail District during the spring, now experience one of Tyler’s most beautiful neighborhoods lit for the holiday season in an event we’re calling the Azalea Trail District Trail of Lights. Throughout December, take a self-guided tour through this historic district and see the homes in all of their holiday glory.

Download the Map

Share your photos of the Trail and vote for your favorite homes on our Facebook Group!

If you live in the Azalea District, you are encouraged to participate by decorating your home for the holidays. There will be a Homeowner’s decorating contest with a chance to win one of 3 prize baskets valued at approximately $900 each as well as a People’s Choice winner who will receive a $1,000 cash prize! You must register your house in order to participate in the competition.

Homeowner’s Contest Information

(For questions or more information contact Susan Travis at 903-592-6978 or email stravis@tylertexas.com.)

Popular Holiday Attractions in Tyler

Santaland, Nov. 1-Jan 4, 6-10pm, located at 11518 Interstate 20 West, $25 per car, $40 per commercial vehicle (6+ passengers), more than 10 passengers is an additional $5 per person

Mistletoe & Magic, Dec. 4-7, located at Harvey Convention Center, 2000 W Front St., tickets prices vary

•Annual Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting, Dec. 5, 6pm, located in Downtown Tyler

The Nutcracker performed by TJC Academy of Dance, Dec. 6, 7pm, Dec. 7 & 8, 2pm and 7pm, located at Caldwell Auditorium, 300 S. College Ave., tickets are $15-$25, Senior Citizens (65+), TJC Faculty, staff, students, and children under 12 are $10

Downtown Tyler Museums Holiday Open House, Dec. 12, 4-8pm, located at various museums in Downtown Tyler, download the map of locations, free admission

•Hit the Bricks featuring Blue Santa Pub Crawl, Dec. 14, 4-8pm, check in located at ETX Brewing, 221 S. Broadway, pre-sale tickets are $25, $35 at the door, 100% of the proceeds benefit the Tyler FOP Blue Santa Program

Live Nativity at the Pyron Home, Dec. 20 & 21, 6-8pm, located at 212 W. Dobbs, free admission

•Classic Holiday Movies and live performances at Liberty Hall, Dec., check their website for dates, times, and ticket prices

For more events visit our calendar.

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