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Lights on the Farm Heritage Farmstead Museum in Plano today announced that the non-profit will once again host its popular Lights on the Farm holiday event for several weeks this holiday season.

Heritage Farmstead Museum in Plano today announced that the non-profit will once again host its popular Lights on the Farm holiday event for several weeks this holiday season.

“Thanksgiving week marks the return of Lights on the Farm to the Heritage Farmstead Museum. Our beautiful, historic farmstead will be transformed into a delightful winter wonderland,” said Heritage Farmstead Museum’s Vice President of Marketing and Development Kathy Wilson.

At the Lights on the Farm holiday event, guests will have the opportunity to experience Heritage Farmstead Museum’s scenic, historic property bedazzled with almost two million twinkling holiday lights and filled with animated yuletide displays.  The outdoor event will take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening November 24 to December 30. This year’s event will also include new, special theme nights and senior discount nights on select dates, as well.

“"We are so grateful for the community support allowing us to bring this event back for a third year. The holiday season is a perfect time to share all the joy the farmstead has to offer.  We hope to become a holiday tradition," added Wilson. 

The all-outdoor Lights on the Farm event will feature a quarter-mile trail through the property showcasing stunning holiday light creations and animated displays crafted by First Choice Lights.  Guests will also enjoy a 20-foot Christmas tree, refreshments such as hot cocoa, popcorn, mini donuts and make-your-own s’mores, and a chance for the youngest guests to visit with Santa. There will also be plenty of matchless selfie photo opportunities throughout the farm property.

Event tickets are now on sale at Online, advance registration is encouraged. Online admission is $12 for guests 13 years and older and $7 for youth ages 3-12. Children two and under are free. Seniors 65 and older and military enjoy discounted $10 admission.

Same-day admission is available online or at the door, but is subject to availability and is $15 for adults and $10 for youth 12 and under. Groups of 20 or more will enjoy 20 percent off total ticket order.

Lights on the Farm is open Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Fridays and Sundays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The last guests will be admitted one hour before closing time.  

This year’s Lights on the Farm theme nights include:

  • November 25: Santa Paws - Dogs on leash are welcome to visit us on this special night only. Purchase additional dog ticket.
  • December 2: Troll Stroll        
  • December 9: Charlie Brown Night
  • December 14: Red, White & Lights adult wine walk 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • December 16: Princess & Prince Night
  • December 23: Grinch Night
  • December 30: Happy New Year

All theme nights take place from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the dates listed with the exception of the adult wine walk.  Senior nights will take place November 26, December 3, December 10 and December 17. Seniors 65 years and older will receive half price admission.

For the third year, H-E-B Grocery Company is the presenting sponsor for the non-profit’s Lights on the Farm holiday event.  Additional corporate sponsors include Plano Magazine, City of Plano, David and Chris Downs, Carol and Elliot Short, Mary Jacobs and Steve Lavine, Premier Home and Lifestyle, Dallas Observer, Kehr Technologies, Jackson Walker, C. Dan Smith, EarthCo Construction, The Whistling Longhorn Ranch, Krupa Downs Law, PLLC, David and Cristy Stolle, Holman Pottery, Bill and Theresa Caver, and Camp Bow Wow

Additional corporate sponsorships for the event are still available at various levels.  To learn more about sponsorship opportunities or the Lights on the Farm event, please contact Kathy Wilson at 972-881-0140 or email

About The Heritage Farmstead Museum:

The Heritage Farmstead Museum, a four-acre historic site consisting of a restored, 14-room 1891 Victorian farmhouse with its original outbuildings, interprets rural life on the North Texas prairie between 1890 and 1925. The museum provides tours, field trips and programs for 35,000 visitors each year.  For more information, call 972.881.0140 or visit

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