Weekend Happenings October 9th-12th in Arlington, Texas

Though the weather might be misleading, fall is in full swing! At the end of a busy week, find something to help you wind down and relax. Bring the kids out for some fun activities, beat dinner and a movie with an exciting date night or just a night out with friends because there is so much going on in the community. From camp outs to festivals, Arlington has got you covered this weekend.


All Weekend:


River Legacy Park’s After Dark in the Park

Beginning on Friday, this annual event includes tons of fun for the family: bounce houses, games, crafts, karaoke and more! Kids under 2 are free, and all proceeds benefit the River Legacy Living Science Center.



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!



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/


Friday, October 10:


Movies in the Park: Toy Story 3, 7:30pm

What better way to relax with the kids on a fall Friday evening than with a free Movie in the Park at the Martin Luther King Jr. Sports Center, every Friday through October 17!



Food Truck Fridays at Stovall Park

Since they were such a hit this summer, the Arlington Parks Department is putting on a fall series of Food Trucks. Check out their Facebook page for announcements of which trucks will be available to try out each week!



Family Fun Camp Out, 4pm

Spend this Friday night with the family in a tent! This annual event includes a tent decorating contest, hayrides, s’mores and more!




Saturday, October 11:


Lowes Build and Grow Clinic, 10am

Bring the kids by Lowes on Saturday morning for a free class where they will build their own haunted houses!


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