DALLAS — You may have to be a little crazy to ask a lot of people to do something special for you this year.
But when you are looking to get more out of this year, the city of Dallas is having some unique and creative ideas.
Here’s a look at the best ideas you can expect from this year in the city.
Lights in the DarkNew Year’s Eve is expected to be one of the best times of year to see lights in the dark.
But with Dallas’ annual celebration coming up in a matter of weeks, a few things could be set up for you to enjoy a peaceful night in the park, too.
On Dec. 31, the City of Dallas will put up signs warning that it is illegal to light up in the downtown core, as well as the Dallas Cowboys stadium.
The signs will also be on display at the Dallas Convention Center and the city will hold a candlelight vigil for the Dallas Firefighters Foundation at the site of the World Trade Center.
Downtown Dallas will be lit up in red, white and blue, with a special nighttime concert by The Red Hot Chili Peppers set to begin at 11 p.m.
That evening, Dallas Police will be staging a midnight raid at a downtown location to look for drugs.
In addition, the Dallas Mavericks will open their home games against the Memphis Grizzlies and the Houston Rockets in the arena at The Cotton Bowl.
This is expected as part of the city’s “Downtown Christmas.”
On Dec 30, the National Guard will begin rolling out its Christmas lights in an effort to bring a little bit of Christmas cheer to Dallas and the surrounding area.
The lights will be put up on Dec. 23 at the City Hall plaza in downtown Dallas.
On New Years Eve, people can expect a little extra lighting to help bring the holidays to life at a special ceremony in the historic U.S. Mint building.
The event will be held at the U. S. Mint at the corner of Third and Main streets in downtown, with the fireworks set to start at 5 p.s.m., and the event will end at 6 p., according to the Mint.
In the evening, the first part of a concert featuring The National and Lady Gaga will be performed by Dallas Mavericks guard Eric Gordon, and a group of musicians will perform at the University of Texas at Austin at 5:30 p. and 6 p p.
The concert is free and open to the public, but RSVPs are strongly encouraged.
If you are going to be in the area, you may want to take your time to plan and plan well.
Stay away from the Christmas lights.
And if you’re really feeling lucky, consider getting a ticket for the fireworks show at the Cotton Bowl, which is set to go off at 7 p.p.m.(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press.
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