Thanksgiving weekend marks the 38th year for this hometown Christmas celebration. Visit the 14-block area of McKinney's 165-year-old commercial historic downtown for family activities, food and entertainment. Enjoy a uniquely McKinney Christmas celebration with neighbors and visitors from near and far. It's an unforgettable experience and a great start to the holiday season.
Admission Admission is free and open to the public.
Parking / Transportation There are 12 public parking lots that surround Downtown McKinney. View a parking map.
Complimentary shuttle service is offered during the event. Festival goers can park off-site at First McKinney Baptist Church, 1615 W. Louisiana St., and enjoy round trip transportation. Shuttles depart every 15 minutes.
Friday - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday - 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Dates & Times
Friday, November 23 - 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
City of McKinney Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:15 p.m. on Friday on MPAC Lawn on the Kentucky Street side.
Saturday, November 24 - 10:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, November 25 - Noon - 5 p.m.
From U.S. Highway 75 take Exit 40-A
Travel East on Louisiana Street approximately 1.2 miles