DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) —The Chi Omega Christmas Market kicks off Thursday in Dallas at the Automobile Building in Fair Park.

The market is a North Texas holiday tradition that has been around for more than four decades. Since 1978, the Chi Omega Christmas Market has not only provided a one-stop shop for all your holiday gifting needs, but also supported local non-profits.

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In its first year, the Market raised $13,150 for local charities. Now, in its 43rd year, the Market has raised a cumulative $9 million for over 120 Dallas area beneficiaries who serve the categories of arts, civic, education, health and welfare.

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The market is planned and staffed by area Chi Omega alumnae and current collegiate members.

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Tickets to Chi Omega Christmas Market are available for purchase online starting at $15.

Madison Sawyer