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Holiday Extravaganza Returns Dec. 9!

holiday extravaganzaWe are excited to announce that this year’s Holiday Extravaganza and Fireworks Show will be in person on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023, in front of the medical center. We invite all Cook Children’s employees and their families to join us for a fun evening of festivities including a Santa visit, performances, holiday treats, and the annual lighting of the Christmas tree.

Schedule of Events:

3-5 p.m.: Santa visit and pictures in the South Pole (south lawn.) Those who would like to visit with Santa are encouraged to bring an infant toy, Lego kit or a package of underwear for kids or adults.  This is greatly appreciated by our patients and Child Life staff.  Many toys, Legos and other gifts can be conveniently found and purchased in our own Cook Children’s stores—The Enchanted Castle Gift Shop and Build-a Bear at the Fort Worth medical center, Under the Peaks in the Dodson Specialty Building, and My First Rodeo in Prosper. Under the Peaks will have a pop up shop during the event!

Line closes at 4:45p.m.

3-6 p.m.:  Outdoor games, activities, and refreshments. Join Child Life, Food and Nutrition, Build a Bear, and Mirror Mirror Hair and Nail Salon for games and activities! Some items are available for purchase (cash and card accepted).

5 p.m.:  Live Stage performances.

Shortly after 6 p.m. – Tree Lighting and Fireworks Show.

Event Parking: 

  • If you are working at Cook Children's on Dec. 9, please continue to park in the garage you normally park in while here. 
  • If you are going to Cook Children's for the event, please park in either the 901 or 8th Avenue and Terrell garages.   We also have several surface lots on Pulaski and Humbolt that will be available for parking on the day of the event.
  • Please help us keep the 7th Street garage open for patients.

We look forward to seeing you all on Dec. 9!