The City of Irving’s Parks and Recreation Department invites all Irving families to usher in the yuletide season with the annual Holiday Extravaganza Dec. 6. The event begins with a parade through the Heritage District from 4 to 5:30 p.m., followed by the annual tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. on the lawn at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. This year’s entertainment lineup includes a holiday stage show, children’s crafts, food, complimentary hot chocolate and fireworks. A new feature this year includes the addition of a car show to the Blue Christmas Chili Cook Off from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at Heritage Park, 217 Main Street.
For information on entering the contest and to learn more about the Holiday Extravaganza, visit irvingevents.org.