Trolley Christmas Lights Tours
December 1 - 23 | 6pm - 9pm
Reservations are being accepted for the Trolley Christmas Light Tours beginning on December 1st through December 23rd. Runs every night at 6, 7, 8 and 9 pm. We serve hot chocolate & apple cider before getting on. Tours about an 1 hr. long. Meet at 3405 S. Western in the Fleetwood Shopping Center. Call Milisa at 359-0517 to book your trolley ride.
Tickets $15/person, kids 10 & under are free.
Enchanted Acres Nights of Lights
Now through December 30
Sunday through Thursday - 630pm - 9pm
Friday & Saturday - 630pm - 11pm
Join us for the second year of "Nights of Lights" at Enchanted Acres horse farm, a 1/2 mile drive through 300,000+ LED Christmas lights.
$10 per car, $20 per van.
Zoo Lights Safari at the Amarillo Zoo
December 1-23 from 6-8 p.m.
ZOOLights will be brighter and more sparkling than ever this year as this festive, family fun event returns for its 6th season. More lighted animal and holiday-themed displays will glisten in the December night as you make your way throughout Zoo grounds. Experience the magic of the Amarillo Zoo in winter as you take in the lights and the sights and enjoy holiday entertainment and special activities for guests of all ages. For 23 fabulous nights the Zoo will share the spirit and sounds of the holiday season. Stroll the zoo grounds sipping some hot chocolate while listening to sounds of the season.
Regular zoo admission applies. $2-$4/person.
Plaid Tidings at Amarillo Little Theatre
December 14 | 7:30 pm
December 15, 16 | 8:00 pm
December 17 | 2:30 pm
Plaid Tidings promises to be a fun and festive Holiday treat for the entire family.
Amarillo Symphony's HAPPY Holiday Pops
presented by Happy State Bank
December 16 2pm & 7:30pm
Come share your favorite holiday music with family and friends. It's a sparkling celebration with carols, classics, sing-a-long and Santa - sure to be a holiday tradition!
Balloon Glow at Palo Duro Canyon State Park
December 16 | 5pm - 8pm
This fun, family-friendly event lasts from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Activities include...
Enter the park for free and help out folks in need! Free entrance into the park after 4:00pm with a donation of non-perishable food items, to benefit the High Plains Food Bank.
See the canyon glow from within when the hot air balloons light up the night. Weather permitting, of course!
Make sure you’ve been good boys and girls since Santa Claus will be here for photos. Bring your camera to take pictures with him and more!
Warming Amarillo Music to Benefit the Homeless
December 16 | 7pm - 12am
Some of your favorite Amarillo musicians come together at GoldenLight Cantina to sing songs, warm hearts and help those less fortunate.
Enjoy acoustic performances from Matt Martindale, Mark Erickson, Jason Hodges and Andrew Fox early in the evening and finish the night with a performance by The Panhandle Playboys.
Cover is $10 at the door and all the proceeds benefit Amarillo Housing First. We encourage you to check out their page and their model of helping the homeless through a housing first solution.
Herring Holiday Ball to Benefit Make-A-Wish
December 21 | 6pm - Midnight
The Herring Holiday Ball is a night filled with music, art, memories to last a life time and, the most important reason for this season, giving back to the community! The evening will start with a VIP cocktail hour highlighted with premium Christmas jazz. Following the cocktail hour we will have a seated, full course dinner from 7:00-8:00 p.m. accompanied by a string quartet and selections from the Amarillo Youth Choir, and since it's Christmas time, some group caroling! We then move into the main event of the night, featuring The Fwoops as well as guest singers throughout the performance, live painting, silent art auctions and, new to this year, a fashion show with local boutiques. Then if people still feel like cutting a rug we will have a local DJ finishing out the evening.
Tickets $40 - $1000
3rd Annual BLUE SANTA
December 16 | 1pm
Stand 4 LEOs is dedicated to helping community relations between police officers and citizens. We are hosting our 3rd Blue Santa. We have selected several families to help directly this Christmas as well as needing random gifts/cold weather gear (gloves, hats) for children we encounter on delivery day. This event isn't possible without the help/sponsors in the community. We will list the families we need help sponsoring, you can comment or PM us to let us know you are interested in helping. We have donation areas for the miscellaneous toy and cold weather gear drop off, they are:
*Amarillo Police Dept
200 SE 3RD
*Potter County Sheriff's Office
608 S. Pierce
Salvation Army Angel Tree Gifts
Now through December 17
Help Give A Child Christmas This Year
With the help of our community, The Salvation Army will provide Christmas gifts to over 2,000 children in our area. The community’s partnership is crucial. Stop by during Westgate Mall hours and drop off a toy or donation before December 17, 2017. Please make sure that no angel is forgotten…because every child deserves a little Christmas.
For more information about The Salvation Army programs, services, or to volunteer please call our main office at (806)373-6631. Secure donations can be made online at www.salvationarmytexas.org/Amarillo or by calling 1-800-SAL-ARMY(Specify Amarillo).
Amarillo Candle Company Giving Tree for Pearl Longbine Emergency Youth Shelter
This is a local shelter for children in between foster homes. Please help us in our efforts to provide these children with Christmas gifts. EVERY person who participates in the Giving Tree by bringing a gift will be entered in a drawing for a $100 gift card to our shop!
Come by the shop at 2300 SW 6TH, between Georgia and Washington.. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday 10-6.
Texas Panhandle 100 Club
The 100 Club responds immediately to the financial aid of families of public safety personnel who are seriously injured or killed in the line of duty. This organization benefits City, County, State, and Federal law enforcement officers, Firefighters, and Certified peace officers operating within the top 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle. Make a donation or honor a loved one with a membership in their name.
Amarillo Housing First
100 Holiday Meals
Since the beginning of the year AHF has assisted 67 formerly homeless households to sign permanent leases for housing. Our goal is to provide a holiday meal for each household and also for our volunteer staff after meeting client needs. Gift cards can be purchased at Walmart Amarillo - Canyon Dr --ask for manager John Edwards. Donations can be delivered to AHF at 200 S. Tyler St Suite 1A weekdays 9am-4pm. Call 806-414-2243 for more information.