Weekend Happenings 10/31-11/2 in Arlington, Texas

With October wrapping up and November upon us, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the weather and lots of fun Halloween activites. The hustle and bustle of the holidays will be in a few short weeks, so get the family and relax with some great local autumn activities! And don’t forget: clocks fall back an hour, starting at 2am on Sunday.


All Weekend:


Globe Life Park—Tricks and Tours, (Friday & Saturday)

Rangers fan, here’s some fun for the whole family! Tours, games, treats and activities and much more! Check here to buy tickets for a tour time: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/MLBEventInfo?orgid=44009&pid=7864318&agency=RGRV_TOURS&tfl=Texas_Rangers-Fan_Forum-Halloween_at_Globe_Life_Park-na-b2


Globe Life Park—Flashlight Fright

Tour the ballpark by flashlight, as you’ve never seen it before. You never know what might be lurking in the darkness! (Recommended for older kids and adults)



Here’s a list of several locations where your little ghouls can gather some goodies: http://arlingtontexastoday.com/trunk-or-treat-events-arlington-tx-2014/


Pumpkin Patches

If you’re looking for pumpkins, look no further! Here’s a list of great local pumpkin patches: http://arlingtontexastoday.com/pumpkin-patches-in-arlington-tx-2014/


Six Flags Fright Fest

It’s time for ghouls and goblins! This ever-popular tradition will be frightening park-goers every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through November 2!



Zombie Manor

If you’re in to the scarier side of things, Arlington’s famous haunted house is open through November 1!



Arlington Improv—Aries Spears

As seen on MADtv and Chelsea Lately, enjoy a night of hilarious comedy with Aries Spears. [21 and over]




Friday, October 31:


IHOP—Free Scary Face Pancake

Bring the kids to IHOP for a free pre-trick-or-treating dinner of “Scary Face Pancakes”!



Whole Foods—No Tricks, Just Treats, 8am-10pm

Stop by in your costume to receive some delicious treats!


Free Fall Festivals

Looking for some Halloween family fun? Check here for a list of free fall festivals: http://arlingtontexastoday.com/fall-festivals-arlington-tx-october-2014/


Arlington Museum of Art—Fright Night, 6-9pm, 9pm-2am

This one’s a double win— you can bring the kids in the evening for trick or treating, games and activities and/or stay for an “adults only” party starting at 9!




Saturday, November 1:

Home Depot—Kid’s Workshop, 9am-12pm

Bring the kids over for some free morning entertainment where they will learn how to build a palette coaster.


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