Crawfish festivals, live music, over-the-top brunches and more. When it comes to fun things to do, there’s no shortage of options during Easter weekend in Arlington, TX:
Live Music at Grease Monkey Burgers
If you dig on guitars, awesome burgers and cold beer, head downtown to Grease Monkey for a Build-Your-Own Burger and some groovy tunes from Acoustic Hash. Friday at 9 p.m.
“To Kill A Mockingbird” at Theatre Arlington
Theatre Arlington presents the timeless tale of small-town lawyer Atticus Finch and his quest for justice during the Jim Crow era, as seen through the young eyes of his tomboy daughter. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m.
Mudbug Bash 2017
105.3 The Fan presents the fifth annual Mudbug Bash at Levitt Pavilion, featuring family-friendly games, beer, music, and fun. Oh yeah, and about 3,500 pounds of yummy crawfish. Arrive hungry! Saturday from 4-10 p.m.
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Alley Cats
Hop on over to Alley Cats, one of the most fun-filled destinations in Arlington, for an all-you-can-eat Easter buffet that includes a photo opp with the furry guy himself. Afterward, you can work off a few of those calories with a round of Putt-Putt miniature golf, an arcade game or two, rock climbing or a game of laser tag. Saturday from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Craft Beer and Corn hole at Viridian
A choice selection of craft brews will highlight Viridian’s Craft Beers & Cornhole event, where you can sample locally-produced ales, lagers and stouts, games and live music. Saturday from 2-5 p.m.
Easter Brunch at Restaurant 506
Inject a note of elegance into your Easter celebration with brunch at Restaurant 506, one of Arlington’s premier fine dining destinations. The 506 spread includes three courses served in a charming setting, featuring signature menu items like sweet pea and spinach soup, 506 Easter Quiche, and the Chocolate Brownie Godiva Ice Cream. Sunday from 10:30 -2:30 p.m. Reservations suggested.
Easter Brunch at Blue Mesa
Epic brunchers can indulge to their hearts’ content at Blue Mesa, where the all-day celebration features a taco station, salad station, enchiladas, an omelet bar, Belgian waffles and tons more—plus mimosas, of course! Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Planetarium at UT-Arlington [Admission under $10 per person]
No doubt about it, the UTA Planetarium knows how to make learning fun and memorable for the entire family. Now showing: “Phantom Of The Universe”, “Pink Floyd”, “Big Bird’s Adventure”, “Astronaut”, and “Secrets of the Cardboard Rocket.” Friday through Sunday – see website for showtimes.
Enjoy a Picnic in The Park [Free]
Even with cloudy skies, the just-right temperatures of spring present the perfect opportunity to spread a blanket under a tree or commandeer a table and enjoy an old-fashioned picnic with your family —and who knows, maybe have a little Easter egg hunt afterward. Most parks open daily from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., find one near you.
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