Weekend Happenings October 3rd-5th in Arlington, Texas

October has arrived! If you aren’t headed out to Dallas for the famous State Fair of Texas, check out what we’ve got going on closer to home. With lots of affordable and family friendly activities, it’s a great time to enjoy this pleasant weather while it lasts!

All Weekend Long:


Gnismer Farms Pumpkin Patch

You know fall has arrived when the pumpkin patches start popping up again!



Levitt Pavilion Free Concert Series

Bring your chairs, picnic blankets and the whole family out for free concerts every night this weekend!



D.L. Hughley, Oct. 2-5

If you’re looking for a night out filled with laughs, popular stand up comedian D.L. Hughley will be performing all weekend!



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!





Friday, October 3:


Movies in the Park: Toy Story 3

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!



Saturday, October 4:


Home Depot Kids Workshops—EMS Truck, 9am-12pm

Tired of Saturday morning cartoons? Entertain the kids with a free class at Home Depot where they will learn to make their own toy EMT Truck!



Color Vibe 5K, 9am

Everyone is bound to have an awesome time during this colorful day of fun…” You’ll have more color on you than your happy levels can handle!”



2014 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

If getting doused in colorful paint isn’t your thing, participate in this 5K and support a great cause: American Cancer Society research.



Animal Exploration—2pm

Bring your little animal lover out to “Discover the habits and adaptations of one of our native animals during a live animal observation.” Admission is free, but RSVP’s and donations are suggested.



Doobie Brothers Benefit Concert for Levitt Pavilion, 9pm

The Levitt Pavilion free concerts are awesome, so let’s keep them going! The Doobie Brothers are playing at College Park Center to support one of our favorite weekend freebies!



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