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Your Guide to Juneteenth in Arlington

Juneteenth honors the end to slavery in the United States and commemorates the day when federal troops arrived in Texas to ensure that all enslaved people be freed. Although the federal holiday is June 19, we’re celebrating all week long! Arlington Juneteenth Celebration Spend your Saturday downtown at the Levitt Pavilion! On Saturday, June 15…

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Arlington

This is your guide to celebrating Cinco de Mayo in Arlington! Cinco de Mayo originated as a holiday to recognize Mexico's victory over the French Empire at the Battle of Puebla and is an important celebration honoring Mexican culture and heritage, especially in America. If you’re looking for the perfect fiesta for your weekend, we’ve got you…

Things to do with Kids in Arlington

In a world of wonderful, there's plenty of family-friendly fun, adventures and memories to be made. For visitors and locals looking for things to do with kids in Arlington, check out our list of things to do with your toddlers, elementary aged and teens. Six Flags Over Texas *Toddlers/Elementary/Teens What childhood should include Six Flags…

Best BBQ Joints in Arlington

Smoke ‘N Ash BBQ Named one of New York Times Top 50 restaurants, where else can you find Ethiopian flavors mixed with Texas barbecue? Get a little taste of everything with the Tex-Ethiopian Platter filled with rib tip tibs, Awaze brisket, beefy collard greens, berbere macaroni and cheese and red lentil stew. Jambo’s BBQ Your classic BBQ in…

Levitt Pavilion: Know Before You Go

Heading out to the Levitt Pavilion for some free LIVE music? We've got a few tips and tricks to make the most of your night out. One: BYOB. Pack the cooler cause you can bring anything you want to eat or drink to the Levitt, including alcoholic beverages, as long as you don’t bring glass containers. We know there's more than just water in that…

Date Nights That Aren't Just Dinner

We love to see a healthy and lasting relationship – which means regular date nights are a MUST! Grab your partner and break free of the monotony of the ‘dinner and a movie’ dates. Try something new and memorable in Arlington as you discover new things about each other. (Competition can bring out the best and worst in people after all.) Six…

Downtown Arlington Murals

Everyone loves a good selfie when they visit a destination to take home memories and share a peek of the fun with their family and friends on social media. It’s no secret that Arlington’s Downtown District is full of murals depicting activities to do, food, and Downtown Arlington in general. Below are where you can find these wonderful murals to…

St. Patrick's Day Celebrations in Arlington

Grab your designated kelly green shirt you pull out once a year to wear on March 17th to drink green beer and celebrate St. Patrick's Day here in Arlington! Spoiler alert: lots and lots of green beer and drink specials. 44th Annual St. Patrick's Day Block Party March 17th at J. Gilligan's Bar & Grill This is THE biggest tradition in Downtown…

16 Events Sparking Holiday Cheer in Arlington

THE LIGHT SHOW Hurricane Harbor Parking Lot Daily through January 1 st Pile the family into the car and take a driving tour through thousands of dazzling lights. Before you start your journey, grab your magic glasses, light sticks, electric lemonade and popcorn to the full experience! Tickets are purchased per car and you can even pre-order your…

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