If the Texas night sky seems a little brighter this week it’s because holiday light displays are switching on again across the state. I’ve rounded up a handful of them, from Amarillo to San Antonio, for this month’s Five of a Kind, but there are plenty more dazzling arrangements worth braving December’s cold (or just marginally cooler) temperatures to see.

Austin // Trail of Lights (Dec 8–22):


Bryan–College Station // Santa’s Wonderland (through Jan 3):


Grand Prairie // Prairie Lights (through Jan 3):


Johnson City // Lights Spectacular (through Jan 1):


Marshall // Wonderland of Lights (through Dec 31):


San Antonio // Fiesta de las Luminarias (through Dec 20):


Tyler // Santa Land Texas (through Jan 4):