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Explore Arlington, Texas After a Meeting

When the working day is done, Arlington offers the one-of-a-kind attractions and irresistible meals that anyone and everyone will enjoy. Explore the city after your meeting, trade show, or convention and discover the wide range of activities available after hours.

Area Attractions

AT&T Stadium Sports Image

When it comes to fun, Arlington is full of unique and memorable attractions. Thrill seekers can head over to Six Flags Over Texas to ride breathtaking roller coasters. Or, if you have an extra day, you can get soaked at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor. Sports fans will delight in seeing AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, or the Texas Ranger's very own Globe Life Park

Shopaholics love the many shopping destinations, offering everything from luxury goods to great deals. You can also melt the day away at any of the luxurious spas and salons designed to pamper you into blissful serenity.

Texas Rangers ballpark

If you want to get outdoors for some fresh air, there are plenty of top-notch golf courses to consider. Or, you can become one with nature at the urban oasis that is River Legacy Parks, featuring 1,300 acres of green space right next to the Trinity River.

And don't forget about the museums, such as the Arlington Museum of Art and the UTA Planetarium. It is truly no exaggeration to say Arlington has something for everyone.

Entertaining Events

While you’re in town, check out the events calendar to see what concert, show, or sporting event might be popping up while you’re here.

You can take in a bit of culture with a musical performance from the Symphony Arlington or a live play at Theatre Arlington. Head to the Arlington Music Hall for concerts, comedy, and well-known speakers. Or stop by local bars and restaurants where you might catch live, local music or a trivia and game night.

Unique Dining and Drinks

Conventions and meetings in Arlington offer attendees the opportunity to mix business with pleasure. A day's work can be followed by dining with co-workers, networking over cocktails, or bonding over the craft beers at any the city’s many local brewers.

Arlington's nightlife offers the foods you crave as well as experiences you can't get anywhere else. So reserve a table for dinner or pull up a bar stool, because whether you're a foodie or just thirsty, we know you'll love it here.

Texas Live!

Texas Live announcement

New to Arlington's range of exciting and convenient attractions is the state-of-the-art Texas Live! entertainment complex. 

This new development further expands the dining and nightlife options in Arlington with the famous Lockhart Smokehouse's third location, Taco Joint by celebrity chef Guy Fieri, and the premiere of Troy's, Troy Aikman's bar, restaurant, and hot spot for live music. 

Complete with more than 300 hotel rooms and seven distinct venues, Texas Live! makes hosting an entertaining and unforgettable event easier than ever before. Finally, everything you need to work and play is in a single, unbeatable destination.

Arlington TrolleyArlington Convention Center

It is also noteworthy that with the wide variety of hotels, attractions, and meeting venues located in Arlington's Entertainment District, transportation is not an issue. We are proud to offer the free Arlington Trolley, which stops at the Esports Stadium Arlington, AT&T Stadium, Six Flags Over Texas, most hotels, and an assortment of restaurants.

Is that relief you feel knowing no one has to rent a car? We thought so. Your guests can explore all the city has to offer without any additional stress.

If you are looking to work but also unwind, Arlington is the best of both worlds. Take advantage of our convenient location and business-friendly Entertainment District, and you'll be surprised at how low-stress convention life can be.

Still need more ideas for exploring Arlington? Our blog is always up to date with the latest happenings in Arlington. Be sure to check it out for an insider’s guide to discovering the city’s best kept secrets.