For the second straight year, the Dallas Cowboys will host their Christmas Spectacular at The Star in Frisco from Nov. 19 through Dec. 24.
Organizers said the event gives fans of America's Team an opportunity to enjoy free, family-friendly events throughout the holiday season including, not only the 20-minute Christmas Spectacular show, but the opportunity to take a photo with Santa Claus in a Cowboys-themed cottage (schedule photos here).
The Christmas Spectacular begins with the lighting of The Star's 67-foot Christmas tree, lit with digital LED lights and leads into a holiday performance showcasing the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys Rhythm and Blue Dancers and Rookie Squad, Dallas Cowboys Drumline, mascot Rowdy, Santa, special Dallas Cowboys guest appearances such as Jerry Jones, Jason Witten, Dat Nguyen, Bradie James, and more.
The Christmas Spectacular takes place every Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. beginning Friday, Nov. 23.
The list of tree-lighters for those nights is still being finalized, but the Cowboys have confirmed the following:
Friday, Nov. 23: Darren Woodson
Saturday, Nov. 24: Madison Fuller, Miss Texas 2018
Friday, Nov. 30: DeMarcus Ware
Saturday, Dec. 1: Gene and Jerry Jones
Thursday, Dec. 6: Collin County Ballet Theater Performance
Saturday, Dec. 8: Dat Nguyen
Tuesday, Dec. 11: Junior DCC Holiday Performance; Pogue Ent. Group Performance
Wednesday, Dec. 12: The Officials Hip Hop Nutcracker Performance
Thursday, Dec. 13: Collin County Ballet Theater Performance
Friday, Dec. 14: Jason Witten to light the tree during Christmas Spectacular
Saturday, Dec. 15: London Hibbs, Miss America's Outstanding Teen 2019 to light the tree during Christmas Spectacular
Tuesday, Dec. 18: Pogue Entertainment Group Performance
Wednesday, Dec. 19: The Officials Hip Hop Nutcracker Performance
Thursday, Dec. 20: Clark MS Jazz Band Performance
Friday, Dec. 21:Ashlee Gilchrist, Miss Frisco 2019; Adaline Bobo, Miss Dallas 2019 to light the tree during Christmas Specacular
Saturday, Dec. 22: Bradie James to light the tree during Christmas Specacular
Admission and parking for the event are free, but photos with Santa and other experiences at the Star, such as dining or shopping, will incur a fee.