Weekend Happenings October 24th-26th in Arlington, Texas

Can you believe October is already winding down? Savor it this weekend with lots of fall activities and crafts, festivals, performances and fundraisers going on all over Arlington. If you’re looking for family fun, date night, or you just want to get out and enjoy this gorgeous weather, you may have a difficult time choosing what to do this weekend!



All Weekend:

Trunk-or-Treating (Saturday & Sunday)

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/


Trick or Tours at Globe Life Park (Friday & Saturday)

Rangers fans, 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

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!



Thursday, October 23:

Total Wine & More—Wine Class: Rediscover Bordeaux, 6:30-8:30pm

Perfect for date night or girl’s night, enjoy sipping while learning about the world’s most famous wine region.




Friday, October 24:


River Legacy Living Science Center—Nature School, 10-11:30am

Bring your 6-month to 5 year old to learn all about skunks! Parent/child ticket is $15, additional child is $5.



Food Truck Fridays at Stovall Park

Don’t miss the last night of Food Truck Fridays! Check out their Facebook page for announcements of which trucks will be available to try out this week!




Saturday, October 25:


River Legacy Living Science Center—Paddle on Trinity, 9am

Learn introductory paddling and safety procedures with this guided tour. Tickets are $40 with all equipment, $20 if you provide your own. Participants must preregister!


Whole Foods—Spooktacular: Carving Contest, Food & Fun, 1-4pm

Test out your carving skills and enter the pumpkin carving contest and enjoy lots of free treats!



Family Outreach Coalition: Fall Pumpkin Decorating, 1-5pm

Have a little fall family fun with pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts and more!



College Park Center—Casting Crows Concert, 7pm

Enjoy and evening of Grammy Award winning Christian rock band Counting Crows this Saturday, tickets start at only $20!



Sunday, October 26:

ArtLounge Arlington: Family Halloween Party, 2-4pm

Have some fun with pumpkin decorating, a costume parade and more! Groups of 4 or more can receive discounted $5 tickets!


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