Winter Wonderland graces Dr Pepper Ballpark on Dec. 8

Riders & Toys for Tots host holiday-themed event for entire family

By Frisco RoughRiders | November 28, 2017 11:42 AM ET

FRISCO, Texas (Nov. 28, 2017) - The Frisco RoughRiders, in conjunction with Toys for Tots, are proud to announce the second annual Winter Wonderland presented by Skinny IT is set for Friday, Dec. 8 from 5-10 p.m. at Dr Pepper Ballpark. The free-to-attend event is open to the public and features a number of family-friendly holiday-themed attractions, as well as the opportunity for fans to donate unwrapped toys to Toys for Tots.

Among the attractions this year at Winter Wonderland presented by Skinny IT:

  • Santa and Mrs. Claus appearance (6-8 p.m.)
  • Santa's Reindeer and Sleigh (6-10 p.m.)
  • Carriage Rides around Dr Pepper Ballpark (6:30-9:30 p.m.)
  • Vocal Magic carolers' performance (6-10 p.m.)
  • Christmas movie classics on RiderVision video board

Fans are encouraged to bring unwrapped toys to the home plate gate, where Marines with Toys for Tots will help collect their donations. Riders Outpost is offering a 25% discount on all items, along with other in-store specials.

All concessions stand items are $1, including Dr Pepper products, beers, hot dogs, nachos, chips, popcorn, Cracker Jacks, coffee, and, of course, hot chocolate. Both the Primrose Schools and RoughRiders playgrounds will be open along with inflatables and games. Dr Pepper Ballpark gates open at 5 p.m.

About the RoughRiders

The Frisco RoughRiders are the Double-A affiliate of the Texas Rangers and play their games at beautiful Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco, Texas. The team was founded in 2003 and has finished first among all Double-A franchises in attendance in each of the last 13 seasons (2005-2017). In August 2014, the RoughRiders were purchased by an ownership group led by Chuck Greenberg. The new ownership group, together with the city of Frisco, has spearheaded numerous major franchise improvements over the past three seasons, investing nearly $8 million in a wide array of facility upgrades and improvements, including a new state-of-the-art HD video board, sound system, Bull Moose Saloon, InTouch Grille, Riders Outpost Team Store and the newest and biggest creation, the 174-foot Choctaw Lazy River. The upgrades made prior to the 2015 season earned the Riders and the City of Frisco "Best Ballpark Renovation" of 2015 by Ballpark Digest. The same publication also honored the Choctaw Lazy River as the best ballpark improvement over $1 million for the 2016 season. More than 140 former RoughRiders players have gone on to play Major League Baseball, including All-Stars Chris Davis, Adrian Gonzalez, Ian Kinsler and Nelson Cruz, as well as current Rangers stars Elvis Andrus, Rougned Odor and Nomar Mazara. For more information on the Frisco RoughRiders and Dr Pepper Ballpark, please visit or contact Art Garcia at or Ryan Rouillard at

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