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Enchant Holiday Tradition not to miss

The holiday season is finally upon us, and Texans are ready to celebrate BIG for the most wonderful time of the year. Families, friends, neighbors, and residents of nearby Wildcat Ranch love to gather at an abundance of events across Dallas. From festivals and concerts to parades and marathons, discover some of the area’s most anticipated local holiday traditions.

1.) November 9 – December 31: Holiday at the Arboretum

According to Southern Living Magazine, one of Texas’s best Christmas events is the Holiday at Arboretum. Stroll through the botanical gardens to see the 25-foot-tall Victorian-style gazebos, decorated to represent each of the 12 Days of Christmas. At night, the gardens come to life with more than a million lights, a Christmas Village, and a dazzling musical tree.

Holiday at the Arboretum not to miss Holiday Tradition
Photo Credit: Holiday at the Arboretum

2.) November 19 – January 2: Dallas Zoo Lights

On select nights through the holiday season, the drive-through Dallas Zoo Lights event features more than a million lights, holiday-themed displays, and 3-D lighted animal sculptures. Make sure to tune into the zoo’s radio station while driving through to hear holiday tunes in sync with the lights.

Dallas Zoo Lights Holiday Traditions in Dallas

3.) November 26 – January 2: Enchant

Enchant, the whimsical Christmas light maze and village, has announced its return to Fair Park for the winter season. Adventures at this Christmas wonderland include a light maze, an illuminated ice-skating trail, an artisan’s market, and gourmet holiday treats from around the world.

Enchant Holiday Tradition not to miss
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4.) December 3 – 12: Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Chorus is back with its beloved holiday tradition, Christmas Pops. This week-long run at the Meyerson Symphony Center features classic holiday favorites, sing-along carols, and even a bit of snow.

Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops annual Holiday Tradition
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5.) December 3 – 4: Kaufman County Christmas Market

Support artists from the Dallas community at the 7th Annual Christmas Market. This two-day event at the Kaufman Civic Center features everything from home décor to homemade jewelry and clothing. Get your holiday shopping done early at this local market!

Kaufman County Christmas Market Holiday Tradition

6.) December 4: Lighted Christmas Parade

After enjoying the Christmas Market, the Kaufman Civic Center will also be hosting a Lighted Christmas Parade. Starting at 6 p.m., experience the unforgettable parade floats that follow this year’s theme – “How the Grinch Stole Kaufman”.

Santa at the Lighted Christmas Parade an annual holiday tradition

7.) December 5: Holiday at the Ranch

The Wildcat Ranch HOA Social Committee invites Members of the community to celebrate the holiday with Cowboy Kringle and his Reindeer. Enjoy Christmas carols, with hot chocolate and cookies or take a ride on the mini-Christmas train. BBQ from Pit Boss will be available from 2pm to 4pm.

Wildcat Ranch Holiday at the Ranch Holiday Tradition

8.) December 10 – 12: BMW Dallas Marathon Festival

Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the BMW Dallas Marathon is one of Dallas’s longest-running and most participated holiday traditions. The weekend festival includes a 5K, 10K, Kid’s Race and the 26.2-mile marathon across the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods.

BMW Dallas Marathon Festival an Annual Holiday Tradition

9.) December 18: Lightwire Theatre’s A Very Special Electric Christmas

Hosted at Strauss Square, audiences of all ages will treasure the magical story of “A Very Special Electric Christmas”. This lights-only production is a captivating tale set to timeless holiday hits, including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky.

A Very Special Christmas Light Show Holiday Tradition

10.) December 22: Trans-Siberian Orchestra

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra will be back at the American Airlines Center to perform The Ghosts of Christmas Eve. With two shows on the 22nd – one at 3 p.m. and one at 8 p.m. – this 25th-anniversary performance is something you won’t want to miss!

Trans Siberian Orchestra Holiday Tradition
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11.) December 30 – January 1: Lights All Night Festival

As the longest-running EDM festival in Dallas, music enthusiasts love attending the Lights All Night Festival. Top-notch productions and light shows will have music fans dancing their way into the new year.

Lights All Night Festival Holiday Tradition

Big-City Access with Small-Town Charm

In the season of celebration, now may be the perfect time to find your new home for the holidays. Just 20 minutes outside of Dallas, residents of Wildcat Ranch enjoy the proximity to all the events Dallas has to offer while also living life on their terms. Situated on more than 900 acres of land in Crandall, Texas, this master-planned community has an assortment of amenities, including an expansive pool, Fitness Center, dog park, a tot lot, parks and hiking trails throughout the community. There is even a brand-new school, Noble Reed Elementary within walking distance of the homes.

With new homes priced from the $200’s, our Model Row is open daily for tours, featuring our three Award-Winning Home Builders – Beazer Homes, Express Homes, and Lennar Homes. For more information, feel free to request our brochure and get a firsthand look at how your life would look at Wildcat Ranch. You can also visit us at WildcatRanchTexas.com or contact our office at 214.466.8144.

The growth of residential communities in the suburbs of Dallas/ Fort Worth has been on the rise, coinciding with the migration of young IT and engineering professionals. Thanks to a migration of tech companies in Dallas, the area has seen an 8.6% increase in migration of software and IT workers within the past year, earning the ranking of third Top Engineer Hub nationally. Just 20 minutes from Dallas, the new master planned community of Wildcat Ranch has emerged as a community of choice for many young professionals who are joining the area’s tech revolution.

Current Tech Companies in Dallas

Dallas/Fort Worth is home to several established tech giants. As a matter of fact, the region is home to 23 Fortune 500 companies, the most of any Texas metro. From American and Southwest Airlines to telecommunications giant AT&T, there are many national and international-based companies that call this region their home. Other notable companies in the area include Texas Instruments, Celanese, Energy Transfer and Jacobs Engineering.

Setting the Stage for Business Growth

When more tech companies choose to move their headquarters, it also moves a wealth of industry specific and supporting jobs with it. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, Dallas/Fort Worth outpaced the national average of 4.4% with a 5.4% increase rate of job growth last year. This year alone, six tech-focused companies announced their plans to relocate their headquarters within the region. Companies like Bestow, Xcelerate Auto, and the Texas Blockchain Council have all moved headquarters from other parts of Texas to be more centrally located within downtown Dallas. Three other out-of-state companies reliant on engineering talent have relocated to Dallas/Fort Worth as well, including California-based MD7 and North Carolina-based EXOS Aerospace. AECOM has also moved HQ from Los Angeles to Dallas, making it the sixth Fortune 500 company to relocate to the area in the past six years.

What Makes Dallas an Attractive City?

From the diverse economy to a well-educated stream of new talent graduating from local colleges, there are many reasons that the Dallas/ Fort Worth region is attractive to companies searching for a new headquarters location. According to Dallas Regional Chamber President and CEO Dale Petrosky, there are 3 primary considerations in businesses relocating to Dallas:

  • Ease of access with two major airports.
  • Workers enjoy a comparatively low cost of living, with no state income tax.
  • Favorable business climate, tax structure and reasonable regulations.

Future Forecast

With the continued influx of engineering companies and the supporting jobs they bring, Dallas/Fort Worth has set the stage for continued growth and expansion. According to U.S. Census Data, the Dallas-Fort Worth area population has grown by 20% since 2010 with Dallas ranked # 9 out of the 10 largest cities in 2020. The Dallas/ Fort Worth area is projected to grow 17% by 2030, adding at least 500,000 more people within the two cities.

Discover Life on Your Terms

While Engineering and Tech jobs provide long and prosperous career paths in Dallas, the lifestyle at Wildcat Ranch completes the experience. Just 20 minutes outside of Downtown Dallas, Wildcat Ranch offers residents a hometown feel while also living near downtown. Situated on more than 900 acres of land in Crandall, Texas, this master-planned community also has an assortment of amenities, including an expansive pool, Fitness Center, dog parks, a tot lot, parks and hiking trails throughout the community. There is even a brand-new school, Noble Reed Elementary within walking distance of the homes.

With new homes priced from the $200’s you can choose from three Award-Winning Home Builders to construct your dream home – Beazer Homes, Express Homes, and Lennar Homes. For more information, feel free to request our brochure and get a firsthand look at how your life would look at Wildcat Ranch. You can also visit us at WildcatRanchTexas.com or contact our office at 214.466.8144 for more information.

Wildcat Ranch, a 900-acre master-planned community located just outside of Dallas, Texas, was recently ranked as one of the top-selling master-planned communities in the country. Residents are spoiled at Wildcat Ranch, living in a community that has a new amenity center, hiking trails, dog park, and on-site elementary school. With easy access to all major roadways and a wide range of Dallas events and activities, there is no doubt this Crandall community is one of the most well-connected hometowns in Texas.

Aerial of Wildcat Ranch in September

Ranking 39th nationally, Wildcat Ranch sold a record number of new homes – reporting 285 sales between January and June 2021. The neighborhood was first identified by RCLCO Real Estate Consulting through a nationwide survey searching for high-performance communities in each state. Among all the masterplan-communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, Wildcat Ranch was ranked 2nd in overall sales in the first quarter of the year. RCLCO found that the top 50 master-planned communities experienced an average increase in sales of 40% compared to the prior period’s performance. Wildcat Ranch stands out amongst its competitors because of its big city access and small-town charm. The community’s proximity to Dallas attracts homebuyers who may be relocating for work or looking to retire outside of the city.

New Amenity Center at Wildcat Ranch

RCLCO has tracked the country’s top-selling home communities since 1994. The Real Estate Consulting firm’s initiative is not only to applaud the most successful communities in the country but to analyze the overall health of the new construction home industry. RCLCO forecasts that residential momentum will continue through year’s end expecting a 12% increase compared with 2020. A recent survey by U.S. News & World Report found the Dallas/Fort Worth area ranked among one of the top best places to live in Texas. Correlating to RCLCO’s data, Texas was a top-ranked state in terms of total sales taking up 30% of the top 50 master plan communities.

Aerial of Onsite School at Wildcat Ranch

Wildcat Ranch has served as the perfect Dallas suburb with brand new homes built to fit the lifestyle of all its residents. The top-selling master-plan community offers hand-crafted floorplans priced from the $200’s. Choose from three Award-Winning Home Builders to construct your dream home; Beazer Homes, Express Homes, and Lennar Homes. Each locally known Builder will work with you to ensure your home meets all your needs. The Model Row Village is now open for tours!

Located 20 minutes from Downtown Dallas, this community offers easy access to major roadways connected to the Dallas Metroplex for employment opportunities, as well as local shopping and dining. Within the community, residents have an assortment of amenities at their fingertips. There is something for everyone from the Amenity Center with an expansive pool and Fitness Center to the dog parks, and the miles of trails. There is even a brand-new school, Noble Reed Elementary, within walking distance of the homes. Discover “Life On Your Terms” at Wildcat Ranch. Sign up to learn more.

Located in the heart of Texas, the Dallas Metroplex is an exciting region filled with an abundance of event options. Whether you’re a concertgoer, art lover, foodie, sports enthusiast, or simply looking for a good time with family and friends, this city has you covered. To help plan your upcoming weekends in Dallas here’s a sneak peek of the best things to do in the area.

Live Music: Concert Events

If you are looking for live music, the buzzing city of Dallas is a hot spot for concerts throughout the year. From pop to country, and everything in between, music lovers will feel right at home in this city. On October 22nd, The Jonas Brothers will be performing at Dos Equis Pavilion as part of their Remember This tour. For country music lovers, Luke Combs has two shows planned in Dallas as part of the What You See is What You Get Tour at American Airlines Center on November 18th & 19th. Looking for an iconic classical music performance? Andrea Bocelli is bringing his Believe World Tour to American Airlines Center on October 20th.

Food & Drink Festivals and Events

For those looking to expand their palate, Dallas is home to a variety of flavors and unique ways to sample the local cuisine. Events such as Hopp’n Friday’s: Live Music, Beer & Food, Dallas’s Best Tacos & Margaritas Tour, and the coveted Mornings and Mimosas Tour are just a few examples of food and drink events being held every weekend from now through mid-December. Click here to view more options that are sure to excite your tastebuds.

Arts and Culture: Creative Exhibitions

The arts and culture scene in Downtown Dallas is currently exploding in popularity with tons of exhibitions, shows and festivals taking place in the fall months. The 16th annual Autumn at the Arboretum runs between September 18th and October 31st from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The family-friendly attraction is a fall favorite providing a great place to explore the larger-than-life art displays and Halloween festivities. Additional events include historical art exhibitions and performing arts productions, such as the Broadway show Hamilton at the Music Hall in Fair Park starting November 16th.

Athletics: Hornfrogs, Cowboys & Rangers Oh My!

No matter what game is your favorite, there’s a sports team for every fan in Dallas. The city is home to NFL, MLB, NBA, WNBA, NHL and MLS teams. With football season in full swing, fans head into the city to see the Dallas Cowboys play in their home stadium. The AT&T Stadium is the world’s largest domed structure and even has an art museum. Take a tour to see for yourself just how massive it is! For more information on upcoming sports events in Dallas, click here.

With fun for the entire family, Dallas does not disappoint when it comes to events and entertainment. Located just 20 minutes from Downtown Dallas, Wildcat Ranch is a community where residents can take full advantage of what the city has to offer. This community offers easy access to major roadways connected to the Dallas Metroplex for employment opportunities, as well as local shopping and dining.

Within the Wildcat Ranch community, residents have an assortment of amenities at their fingertips, such as an expansive pool, fitness center, dog park and miles of trails. There is even a brand-new school, Noble Reed Elementary, within walking distance of the homes.

Wildcat Ranch is a new hometown where value meets lifestyle with floorplans handcrafted for your needs and homes priced from the $200’s. Choose from three Award-Winning Home Builders to construct your dream home; Beazer Homes, Express Homes, and Lennar Homes. Each locally known Builder will work with you to ensure your home meets all your needs. The Model Row Village is now open for tours! Visit wildcatranchtexas.com or call 214.466.8144 to discover “Life On Your Terms” at Wildcat Ranch.