Kick off the holidays with the Texas Health | Allen Holly Jolly Celebration presented by Credit Union of Texas! This longstanding Allen tradition features an annual 5K and fun run, light displays, kid-friendly attractions, gourmet food trucks, festive beverages, holiday photo ops and the lighting of the City of Allen Christmas tree. Thanks to our incredible partners, the event is free to attend!
Free parking is available on a first-come basis in Downtown Allen. Road closures in Downtown Allen will begin at 2 p.m. Please see the Parking & Shuttle Map to see which roads will be closed.
SHUTTLE DETAILS: We will be offering a shuttle service since there will be limited parking in Downtown Allen. There will be shuttle buses picking up at Lowery Ninth Grade Center (368 N. Greenville Avenue, Allen, Texas 75002) and Cottonwood Creek Village Shopping Center (101 N. Greenville Avenue, Allen, Texas 75002) and dropping off near the event on W. Main Street. Shuttle service will run from 3-9:30 p.m. The shuttle will depart every 10 minutes.
PARK & WALK: Those who wish to park nearby and walk to the event can park their vehicles at Allen City Hall (305 Century Parkway, Allen, Texas, 75013).
NOTE: Parking will NOT be available at the Allen Public Library as the Holly Jolly Celebration will be in this area.
All online registrants will need to pick up their race packets between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 29 or Thursday, November 30 from the Allen Parks & Recreation Administration (301 Century Parkway, Allen, Texas 75013). Race packets will also be available for pick-up beginning at 2:30 p.m. on race day, Saturday, December 2.