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November 17, 2023

Exploring the Seasonal Activities Near Our New Homes in DFW

After the crisp autumn breeze has swept through North Texas, there's a special magic in the air that calls for celebration. At Sandlin Homes, we understand the significance of community and the joy of living in the vibrant Dallas-Fort Worth area—and as trusted homebuilders, we take pride in crafting top-quality new homes in DFW that become the backdrop to countless memories. With fall well underway and the holidays approaching fast, we invite you to savor the season and explore the myriad of activities around our new home communities in the DFW region. From Arlington to Waxahachie, each city we build in offers a unique tapestry of seasonal experiences—so read below to find out more.

Arlington and Grand Prairie: Entertainment paradise

Arlington, known for its vibrant culture and family-friendly atmosphere, comes alive during this time of year. Explore seasonal delights like the Prairie Lights near our new homes in Grand Prairie starting November 23—where you can drive through this stunning holiday park featuring millions of sparkling lights arranged in festive scenes along the shores of Joe Pool Lake at Lynn Creek Park. Afterward, unwind with a visit to Arlington's Entertainment District, where you can catch a thrilling Cowboys football game or simply stroll through Texas Live! for a delightful dining experience. 

Cleburne: Scenic trails and Christmas celebrations

Cleburne, nestled in the heart of Johnson County, offers a serene escape for nature enthusiasts this time of year. Near our new home communities in Cleburne, take a scenic drive along the Chisholm Trail Parkway to witness the breathtaking hues of the fall foliage. While the late autumn days are still warm, pack a picnic and spend the day at Cleburne State Park, where hiking trails offer a perfect blend of tranquility and seasonal colors. And, for those who are extra eager about the Christmas season, the holidays in Cleburne are sure to surpass your expectations. From the annual Whistle Stop Lighting Ceremony at Hulen Park on November 20 to the Lighted Christmas Parade on December 1—you’ll undoubtedly be captivated by the holiday spirit that permeates this charming Texas city. 

Denton: Festive opportunities

In Denton, this time of year is synonymous with festive events and lively gatherings. Head to the Denton Community Market to indulge in seasonal local treats, handmade crafts and the warm camaraderie of the community. To get in the holiday spirit, experience Festival Ballet's The Nutcracker performance throughout December—which has been a holiday tradition in Denton since 1988. Of course, no mention of Denton is complete without mentioning the iconic Holiday Lighting Festival in Downtown Denton Square on December 2—where you can truly experience the joy of a small-town holiday gathering.

Fort Worth: True Texas adventures

Fort Worth, rich in Western heritage, beckons residents to savor the season with a touch of Texan flair. Before the world-renowned Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo starts up in January, experience the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presenting the beloved “Home for the Holidays” concert, filling the air with festive tunes that embody the spirit of the season. Additionally, the popular Sundance Square transforms into a winter wonderland, hosting the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony and the Parade of Lights on November 19

Joshua to Waxahachie to Midlothian: Charming small town delights

From Joshua to Waxahachie to Midlothian and more, our new home communities throughout DFW suburbs offer up endless activities to enjoy throughout the late fall and winter months. In Joshua, embrace the small-town charm with the Christmastime in Texas lights, featuring festive, twinkling lights that the entire family can enjoy. Soak up the sun-filled days with a scenic walk or bike ride through Getzendaner Park in Waxahachie, and embrace the holiday season in Midlothian on December 2 at the Christmas Festivities and Light-Up Parade. Our homes in these remarkable areas serve as a peaceful retreat, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds—the warmth of a tight-knit community and the excitement of fall and holiday events.

Make the most of this time of year with a new Sandlin home

As the vibrant hues of autumn give way to the festive sparkle of the holiday season, our new home communities in the DFW area can make your seasonal adventures even better. Whether you're drawn to the entertainment options in Arlington and Grand Prairie, the scenic nature of Cleburne, the enticing atmosphere in Denton, the true Texas adventures in Fort Worth or the small-town feel in Joshua, Waxahachie, Midlothian, Little Elm, Ponder, Oak Point, Mansfield and more—each city holds a unique charm waiting to be explored with a stunning new Sandlin home. To start your journey to a new home in DFW with a Texas homebuilder you can trust, browse through our quick move-in homes in DFW, or contact us today at (800) 821-4663 or fill out our online form.


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