I love lights. And I also love to eat. So the Holiday Magic Festival Of Lights at Retama Park was a fantastic place to check out. Yes, Christmas might be over, but that doesn't mean you can't appreciate the lights. And you can also eat.
Each year they plan on focusing on a country, and this year it's China! There were so many gorgeous displays.
There are also lights that have nothing to do with China:
Plus, you get UNLIMITED carnival rides with admission. This means you can spin round and round as often as you want.
My mom is braver than I am so she went on several rides with Natalie. I did go on some though!
I went on the ferris wheel and took a photo. And tried not to panic because we were up so high. I am not a fan of heights:
There's also cool things to check out indoors. You could see Santa, plus Anna and Elsa. We passed on those because of the line, but we did like these reindeer:
We also donated to the Shriners Hospital:
And yes, there is TONS of delicious food. Funnel cakes. Cotton candy. Burgers. Chinese food. We decided to try these Texas Snowflakes, which was basically a hard version of a funnel cake.
I also had to get fried Oreos:
Natalie also rode a bull!
AND met a Panda:
Plus, we got to see some fireworks!
And see Santa, who started wandering around:
Finally, something Natalie absolutely loved was the snow, because it rarely snows in Texas:
So if you're in Texas and are looking for something exciting to do, check out the Holiday Magic Festival Of Lights! It'll be open until January 8th.
Do you enjoy looking at lights?