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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…

Scary Fun Things To Do Halloween Weekend in Arlington

Spooky season is upon us. The time has come to run amok around town for all the Halloween fun. A World of Wonderful has you covered from family-friendly events to bring the little ones along to bloodcurdling scares that just might keep you up at night. You know what they say: "Life's no fun without a good scare." Six Flags Fright Fest…

Shaved Ice? Snow Cone? Who Cares, it’s Cold!

The kids are out of school, it’s too hot for anything other than shorts, and I’m busting a sweat to check the mail- it’s summertime in Texas. Which can only mean one thing, it’s officially Sno(w) Cone Season!!! Or “shaved Ice” if you prefer. Regardless of what you call it, nothing sparks more joy this time of year than a pop-up serving cups full of…

Celebrate Independence Day, Arlington Style

If you’ve been around for a minute, you know Arlingtonites know how to celebrate Independence Day. So much so, we celebrate over 2 days. Come celebrate with us! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Downtown Arlington (@dtarlington) Light Up Arlington Sunday, July 3 rd I 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm…

Insider Tips for Six Flags Over Texas

Ticket or Pass? If you’re planning on just a one-day visit to Six Flags Over Texas, a single-day ticket is the way to go! Pro-Tip : Purchase your ticket + parking online to save a few extra bucks and time! If you’re thinking of coaster hopping more than a couple of times in a year, you should probably take a look at an annual pass. Buying an annual…

The Belcher Family Daycation – Choose Your Own Adventure

The Belcher’s are undertaking a road trip from their restaurant in Seymour’s Bay to have a summer adventure in Arlington, TX! Despite the high gas prices, it is still cheaper to drive in their station wagon to their hotel, the Thornton Inn Bed & Breakfast, in downtown Arlington than it is to fly. While the family will come together at night after a…

Summer Nights, Patio Drinks & Live Music in Arlington, TX

By: Casey Mallory and Decima Mullen We don’t know about you, but there’s something about those late summer nights and patio drinks that makes any live music experience that much more enjoyable. Levitt Pavilion Let’s talk about The Levitt Pavillion. Pack a cooler, grab your lawn chairs and spread out on the lawn of The Levitt for one, two, or…

Touring Top ‘O Hill Terrace!

When I discovered, Top ‘O Hill Terrace was listed as one of the Top 4 attractions in Arlington on Trip Advisor, along with Arlington favorites AT&T Stadium, Globe Life Field and Six Flags Over Texas, I knew this must be Arlington’s best hidden gem. You may ask, what is Top 'O Hill Terrace? Now home to Arlington Baptist University, Top 'O Hill was…

Arlington Spring Break Round-Up 2022

It’s time to start making those epic Spring Break plans, and in the World of Wonderful, you know we are THE PLACE for family fun, late night fun, and everything in between . We’ve rounded up Spring Break events and more ways to play throughout the week! Spring Break at Six Flags Over Texas It wouldn’t be Spring Break in Arlington without Six Flags…