The Macy’s Grand Tree Lighting Celebration is a signature holiday event for Dallas-Fort Worth at the Galleria Dallas. The longstanding tradition of figure skating superstars continues to help your family ring in the holiday season. The spectacular ice skating show around the famed Christmas tree is from Nov. 25 through Dec. 17 this year.
With millions of guests each year, a trip to visit the Galleria Dallas and its iconic 95-foot Christmas tree is a treasured holiday tradition. All of these holiday shows are absolutely free and features Missile Toes, Galleria’s ice-skating, back-flipping, pyrotechnic Santa Claus, live performances from Olympic, World and National champions along with local children performing around the country’s tallest indoor Christmas tree. This year, Galleria Dallas will play host to an amazing array of national and international skating luminaries, including: 2012 U.S. National Champions Caydee Denney and John Coughlin, three-time U.S. National Champion and 2006 Olympian Johnny Weir, U.S. Silver Medalist Ricky Dornbush and 2011 U.S. Champion Ryan Bradley.
The schedule is as follows:
Friday, November 25, 12 noon, and Saturday, November 26, 6 p.m.
Caydee Denney and John Coughlin
2012 U.S. National Champions and 2012 Four Continents Silver medalists.
Saturday, December 3, 6 p.m.
Three time US National Champion (2004-2006), 2006 Olympian, 2008 World Bronze Medalist.
Saturday, December 10, 6 p.m.
2011 U.S. Silver Medalist, 2014 Lombardia Trophy Champion, 2010 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final Champion.
Saturday, December 17, 6 p.m.
2011 U.S. Champion, 2007 U.S. Silver medalist and three-time U.S. Collegiate Champion.
The shows also feature local and regional youth skaters performing in colorful holiday costumes. Each show closes with the featured skaters and Missile Toes lighting the Galleria Dallas Christmas Tree with a pyrotechnic flourish.
Visit galleriadallas.com for hours and to learn more about the shopping center. Galleria Dallas is managed by Simon Property Group, Inc. Galleria Dallas, 13350 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, Texas, 75240.
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A sneak peek at last year’s events: