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Kick off the holiday season with the Allen Holly Jolly Celebration presented by the Credit Union of Texas and Texas Health Allen! This longstanding Allen tradition is free to attend and features something for everyone. New for 2023, Flylight Drone Shows will amaze the crowd with a dazzling light display powered by 150 drones.

The fun begins with the annual Holly Jolly 5K and fun run. Whether you're a competitive runner or just want to enjoy a festive walk, there's a race for you. After the race, stick around for the rest of the festivities, including:

  • Light displays: Take a stroll through the park and admire the dazzling light displays.
  • Kid-friendly attractions: There will be plenty of activities for the kids to enjoy, including face painting, balloon animals, and crafts.
  • Gourmet food trucks: Satisfy your hunger with delicious food from a variety of gourmet food trucks.
  • Festive beverages: Warm up with a hot chocolate or cider, or enjoy a cold beer or wine.
  • Holiday photo ops: Capture the memories of the day with festive photo ops throughout the park.
  • Lighting of the City of Allen Christmas tree: Join the community as we light the City of Allen Christmas tree and usher in the holiday season.

The Allen Holly Jolly Celebration is a great way to celebrate the holidays with family and friends. Don't miss out on this free and festive event!


Event Schedule:

  • 4 p.m. | 1-mile fun run begins 
  • 4:20 p.m. | Timed 5K begins
  • 4:35 p.m. | Untimed 5K begins 
  • 5:45 p.m. | City Christmas tree lighting
  • 6-9 p.m. | Downtown holiday festival and award ceremony

For more details and to register for the races CLICK HERE

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