Though you’ll be hard-pressed to find changing leaves in Texas, there are countless activities to ring in the autumn season that may have you so impressed that you’ll be looking into Arlington Real Estate by the end of your visit.
1. River Legacy Fall Festival
This family-friendly fundraiser, filled with games, crafts, and activities galore, aims to raise money to support environmental education at the River Legacy Living Science Center and the River Legacy Park. The festival has food trucks, opportunities for interaction with animals, live music, giveaways, and much more.
2. Pumpkin Nights
This half-mile walking path event is for attendees to admire over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins, illuminating the night through their mission to showcase the talents of local artists. Including six pumpkin-themed lands, fire dancers, food trucks, and pumpkin games, this is another event that will bring smiles to the entire family just in time for sweater weather.
3. 8th Annual Superhero Run
This charity 5K run is a family-friendly attraction in which people don original superhero costumes and run to raise money for abused and neglected children in foster care. There is live entertainment, free goody bags for registrants, family-friendly activities, and costume contests. Located in the heart of downtown Arlington at the Levitt Pavilion, the Superhero Run is a great way to celebrate autumn with a fun theme supporting a worthy cause.
4. Bedford Blues and BBQ Festival
This three-day event combines the Lone Star State’s love of music and food with performers and pitmasters from across the country. Attended by more than 20,000 people, this festival showcases Texans’ love of great food and incredible music. The event also includes a marketplace selling the crafts of over 50 artists, as well as commercial vendors.
5. Arlington Backyard
This music venue with stadium views hosts over 250 annual events, primarily serving as a regional and national stage for upcoming and seasoned musical acts. Acting as home to festivals, cultural activities, and community functions, Arlington Backyard is a go-to place for great music.
6. Caelum Moor
Created by sculptor Norm Hines, this environmental art installation in Richard Greene Linear Park is a five-acre work of art composed of granite monuments, each with individual names and characteristics. Promoted as both a tactile and visual experience, guests are encouraged to engage with the monuments through touch as well as sight.
7. The Historic Fielder House Tour
For the design and architecture lovers out there, this two-story brick house was built in 1914 by a prominent Arlington couple. Surrounded by massive oak trees, the house now serves as a gallery exhibiting materials and objects with themes connected to Arlington’s rich history.
8. Arlington Skatium Halloween Weekend
On the weekend of Halloween, skating enthusiasts can attend the Skatium in costume. Purported to be the largest roller skating facility in Texas, the facility has been a facet of the Arlington community for over twenty-five years.
9. Born to Ball Halloween Spookfest
This sports event at the Maverick Activities Center occurs over the Halloween weekend, and serves as a spooky hub for lovers of both sports and spooky revelry. This is another family-friendly event, something that is common in Arlington.