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Upcoming things to do in Dallas and Fort Worth!
September 20 - November 26, 2016
Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX
The Arboretum’s seasonal fest features chances to capture photos of Cinderella’s carriage and thousands of pumpkins at Pumpkin Village, sample tea and other goodies at Harvest Tea, and treat children to face painting and petting zoos on select days. Details
September 30 - October 23, 2016
Fair Park 1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, TX
A 24-day showcase of entertainment, exhibits and competition, it's presented in Dallas each fall in historic Fair Park, a 277-acre complex recognized for its beautiful landscaping and unique collection of art deco architecture. Details
Weekends in October, 2016
2511 FM 66 Waxahachie, TX
Take your chances as you are thrust into the depths of fear & desolation in this post-apocalyptic world as the dehumanized inhabitants of this hopelessly doomed civilization try to prevent your escape! Can you travel safely through the destruction to survive the Castle of the Doomed? Details
Weekends in October, 2016
8975 FM 740 South, Forney, TX
We need you to help stop the spread of infection by eliminating the threat on one of our Zombie Response Vehicles aka ZRV's. Our ZRV's are loaded with 50 caliber guns and special "rounds" to eliminate the threat and Save Our City! Details
Saturday, October 22, 2016.
Lone Star Park 1000 Lone Star Pkwy, Grand Prairie, TX
Choose from a 1-mile Fun Run or a 5K course. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male/female overall & Masters’ division winners, and awards will be given in each age category. Details
Saturday, October 29, 2016
Village Creek MX 4840 Shelby Rd Fort Worth, TX
The king of the hill dash is a quest that will challenge both mind and body. Are you ready to embrace a new fitness experience? You will be challenged to conquer some tough hills and challenging terrains that will take place on a Motor Cross Track! Details
Sunday, November 20, 2016 6:00 p.m.
Downtown Fort Worth, TX
The 2016 Parade of Lights celebrates its 34th year with spectacular, never-seen-before floats and giant illuminated balloons throughout the parade route, as well as performing groups, local community groups, clowns and more! Details
Thursday, Nov 24, 2016
Dallas City Hall Plaza
Proceeds from the Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot benefit a wide diversity of YMCA programs that are strengthening our community including afterschool programs across 80 school sites, LIVESTRONG at the YMCA Cancer Collaborative, YMCA Urban Swim and Make a Splash Programs, Play and Learn Program and scholarships for disabilities. Details
Thursday, Nov 24, 2016
Panther Island Pavilion 395 Purcey St Fort Worth TX
Runners and race walkers from all over the community are welcome to come out and participate in the 2016 Holiday 5000 Thanksgiving Day Run. Whether you are a competitive runner, mid-pack runner, jogger or walker, everyone has a good time Details
November 25 - December 23, 2016
This family-friendly market features a unique shopping experience for gifts and holiday decorations along with authentic German cuisine, holiday beverages, live entertainment, children’s activities, and much more! Details
Saturday, December 3, 2016
Downtown Dallas, TX
Make it a holiday weekend! Experience the Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade up close at the Parade Preview Party at the Adolphus Hotel. Come out early to grab a good seat and enjoy free family activities in Main Street Garden, Belo Garden and City Hall Plaza. Details
Saturday, December 10, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Ballpark at Arlington 1000 Ballpark Way #400 Arlington, TX
Last year, more than 800 runners and Family Fun Run participants made the Home for the Holidays 5K and Family Fun Run a huge success, raising more than $46,000 for homeless families and individuals. Think we can top that in 2016? Register now and sign up your friends! Details
Sunday, December 11, 2016
The Marathon offers participants a unique running experience with a course full of historic landmarks, lively neighborhoods and beautiful scenery. Charity Program partners play a vital role in supporting the success of the BMW Dallas Marathon and related events by providing both runners and volunteers. Details
Tuesday, December 27, 2016 11:00 a.m.
Cotton Bowl Stadium 3750 Cotton Bowl Circle Dallas, TX
The bowl game serves as one of several Heart of Dallas Foundation events aimed at inspiring Dallas millennials to be the next generation of influencers and philanthropists. Demonstrating this commitment to philanthropy, past Heart of Dallas Bowl profits have gone to benefit charities serving the homeless population in Dallas. This year’s game will honor first responders and their families. Details
December 30, 2016 - January 1, 2017 7:30 p.m.
Dallas Children's Theater 5938 Skillman Dallas, TX
You'll spot breathtaking acrobats, awesome aerialists, amazing equilibrists, unbelievable jugglers, endearing four-legged performers, and of course, hilarious clowns. It's a traditional medley of music and poetry paired with feats of strength, daring, and agility. Details
Saturday, December 31, 2016
Bass Hall 525 Commerce Fort Worth, TX
Carmen Bradford, who has performances on four Grammy Award-winning albums, sold-out concerts the world over, and is considered to be
one of the greatest jazz vocalists alive today joins the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and Damon Gupton for a singin' and swingin' New Year's Eve celebration dedicated to the centennial of the one and only Ella Fitzgerald. Details
January 1, 2017 11:00 a.m.
Fair Park Dallas, TX
This kid-friendly celebration will feature interactive activities, crafts and games, great food and a spectacular fireworks show. Come out and play on New Year's Day at historic Fair Park. Ticket includes ALL activities AND the fireworks show. Details
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Life Time Fitness, 5602 Naaman Forest Blvd, Garland, TX
Start the New Year off on the right foot – literally – by joining thousands of others for a nationwide 5K Fun Run and Walk. Continue the celebration by inviting all of your family and friends for a weekend filled with entertaining events and activities for everyone. Yep – that’s right, everyone in your community is invited! Details
Saturday, February 11, 2017 8:00 a.m.
Martin House Brewing Company 220 S Sylvania Ave Fort Worth, TX
The Heroes Race was started to raise money in support of Heroes and provide funds for Heroes to continue their
work. J Anthony Group recognizes that there are different types of Heroes, from Teachers, Soldiers, and Police Officers to many other Role Models that make an impact.
All year events
Game Day, Sunday, February 5, 2017
Give Texans the opportunity to put on a big show and they will never disappoint. Mark your calendar for Sunday, February 5, 2017 and come early for Houston celebrations, parties, attractions and concerts!! Check back often!! Details