Summer is in full swing, and if you aren’t one of the 14 million visitors to Arlington each year, there is no time like the present! Between roller coasters, baseball games, arts festivals and live music, there is truly something for everyone. And don’t forget about all of Arlington’s “As Seen on TV” restaurants and dives! Check out the top summer events for Arlington, and then mark your calendars for all that awaits you in the fall and winter:
CUT! COSTUME AND CINEMA EXHIBIT May 17-August 12 Exhibit of more than 40 Hollywood costumes from period films at the Arlington Museum of Art.
DALLAS WINGS WNBA SEASON See the phenomenal ladies soar into their 2018 season with home games including:
REGULAR SEASON – July 1 (Minnesota) and 3 (Chicago) and 5 (Indiana) and 10 (Pheonix) and 17 (New York) and 19 (Washington) and 22 (Connecticut) and 31 (Chicago), August 5 (Washington) and 8 (Connecticut) and 17 (Las Vegas)
DALLAS COWBOYS SEASON BEGINS See America’s team kickoff the 2018 season with home games including:
PRESEAON – August 18 (Cincinnati) and 26(Arizona)
REGULAR SEASON – September 16 (New York) and 30 (Detroit), October 14 (Jacksonville), November 5 (Tennessee) and 22 (Washington) and 29 (New Orleans), December 9 (Philadelphia) and 23 (Tampa Bay)
TEXAS LIVE! GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION August 9-12 Festivities kick off Thursday 8/9 with a FREE concert by The Toadies. Friday 8/10: Join us for the Bleachers with special guests Joywave. Saturday 8/11: Jam out with us for Kip Moore. Sunday 8/12: Grab the kids for a day of fun to our FREE Family Fun Day. All concerts are 21+. Purchase your tickets today!
2018 ADVOCARE CLASSIC September 2 See the LSU Tigers take on the Miami Hurricanes at AT&T Stadium.
ALEXANDRO QUEREVALU CONCERT September 8 Alexandro will captivate Arlington Music Hall with his breathtaking live performance of The Last of the Mohicans.
JAY-Z and BEYONCE OTR II TOUR September 11 See the beloved superstar couple return to electrify the home of the Dallas Cowboys.
2018 TCU HORNED FROGS VS OHIO STATE BUCKEYES September 15 See the college football powerhouse teams in their home-and-home football series at AT&T Stadium.
FRAME 4 FRAME FESTIVAL September 20-23 This music, film and art festival blends live music, art exhibitions and classes and exclusive film screenings and workshops hosted at the Arlington Museum of Art, local bars, restaurants and theaters.
SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS FRIGHT FEST PRESENTED BY SNICKERS September 22-October 28 Bring the whole family for a Halloween spooktacular. Enjoy thrill rides during the day and return for a night of spooky entertainment and haunted attractions.
TAYLOR SWIFT: REPUTATION STADIUM TOUR October 5&6 See the ten-time GRAMMY winner at one of two shows at AT&T Stadium.
ED SHEERAN TOUR October 27 See the GRAMMY award winning singer-writer on his 2018 North American Stadium Tour.
RICHARD MARX CONCERT October 10 The masterful song writer and storyteller will charm Arlington Music Hall with his live performance.
2018 UIL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS December 19-22 Catch all the action as UIL football returns to AT&T Stadium.
SIX FLAGS OVER TEXAS HOLIDAY IN THE PARK November 17-December 31 Celebrate the season while enjoying endless hot chocolate and festive decorations, lights and more at the Metroplex’s most extravagant holiday event.
ENCHANT: A World of Christmas Wonder Awaits November 23-December 30 Enchant features an ice skating rink and more than 2 acres of lighted Christmas Mazes and displays! Enjoy winter-themed drinks while browsing through the vendor village and visit Santa with the kids. Live entertainment and fun for the whole family.
GOODYEAR COTTON BOWL CLASSIC December 29 Watch two of the best football teams in NCAA football go head-to-head at AT&T Stadium.