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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…

[We] Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

Name a cold treat that is perfect for a little cool down in the middle of summer. If your answer isn’t ice cream, we gotta have a serious talk. For anyone else who considers eating ice cream one of their love languages, celebrate National Ice Cream Day at some of our favorites in Arlington. Mad Mike’s Ice Cream: Homemade in store Three words…

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…

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…

ABC's of Family Reunion Planning

If the thought of planning your upcoming family reunion, military reunion or class reunion is keeping you up at night, it’s time to put your infomercial-watching days behind you. My four-step planning checklist ensures a successful event! Why four steps and not five, you ask? Because you’ve already crossed the first item off your list: You picked…

AT&T Stadium Dirt Events Are Dirtier Than Ever

February in Arlington can only mean one thing. Over 100 truckloads of dirt are making their way to AT&T Stadium for monster trucks, motorcycles, bulls, and cowboys to get down and dirty. That’s right, it’s DIRT MONTH here in Arlington. Don’t miss some of the most intense competition that happens in Arlington. Monster Jam - February 19th For edge…

11 Fun & Free Things To Do In Arlington

Who says you have to always have to whip out your banking card just to have some fun? We can help with discount tickets and coupons to area attractions. And don't forget about our, free and low-cost things to do in Arlington, we’ve got you covered with these eleven destinations you can enjoy all year long: FREE things to do in Arlington One: River…