dickens of a christmas festival 2008

October 16, 2008

One of the famous Christmas traditions that the world consistently practice as part of the Christmas celebrations was inspired by Charles Dickens' phenomenal classic "The Christmas Carol". The romantic revival from once an anti-Christian perspective to a moderate, family oriented holiday traditions that occurred in Victorian times continues to be relevant. Others even pay pertinent tribute by holding annual festival in honor of the literary legend Charles Dickens.

On November 28, 29 and 30, people in Downtown McKinney, Texas will paint the town red as they hold the 28th annual Dickens of a Christmas Festival . Still showcasing the old fashioned, Victorian atmosphere with horse drawn carriages, strolling carolers, visits with Santa Claus, the Christmas tree lighting and many more activities for all ages. Center stage for this year's festival is the snow tubing hill that will stay for the entire festival duration for visitors to experience and enjoy. This can also be a perfect venue for families who wants to spend their weekend tubing, visiting the many great shops and restaurants on the historic squares, and entertainment. For more exciting treats, visit the Dickens' Festival official website by hitting the links around this post.

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  1. wow vistorian atmosohere.. I like that. Texas is really a good place to celebrate this kind of festiveal. Thanks for sharing
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