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Fall Events: Your Best Bets for Family Fun in Arlington

Ahhh fall. Isn’t life best when it’s pumpkin spice season? Best of all, Arlington offers a variety of opportunities to safely assemble for live music, fine arts, and twinkling light displays. Depending on when you visit, you might have the chance to let it ride at a rodeo, flaunt your jersey at a Dallas Cowboys game, or have a haunted experience at…

Pumpkin Perfection: Get Your Pumpkin Fix ASAP in Arlington

Fall is finally here, folks! Cooler temps, Halloween costumes, Thanksgiving yams…it’s like two months devoted to my favorite things. And did I mention pumpkin pie? If not, I should have since it is arguably, the best dessert ever. Oh yes, I smile like a jack-o-lantern when I savor all of the pumpkin spiced fall flavors…pies, soups, breads, coffee…

Hallowfest: Spooks and Thrills at Six Flags Over Texas

Maybe you’re just in it for the candy or maybe you leave Halloween decorations up all year… Either way, Six Flags Over Texas is the place for all your ghoulish needs. If you dream of walking the streets of Halloweentown, you’ve got to stop by HALLOWFEST. The whole park transforms into a truly haunting experience – both for fright-seekers and…

Going stir crazy? 5 Labor Day Things to do in Arlington

Labor Day celebrates the American labor movement, and it serves up the perfect opportunity to enjoy a long, restful weekend with friends and family. Both of which are even more important during COVID-19! Binge watching Umbrella Academy indoors is certainly one way to go, but if you feel the cooler weather is beckoning you outdoors, layer on…

5 Virtual Screams From Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor

No doubt about it, Arlington is a great place to be if you’re an adrenaline junkie or thrill seeker. In fact, between the out-of-this-world rides and slides at Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor (did you know that there are more than 70 altogether?), it’s fair to say that Arlington is the “scream capital” of Texas—and we’re dang proud of it…

Spring Break Preview for Six Flags Over Texas

It’s not Christmas, but it is the most wonderful time of the year….for kiddos. That’s right, Spring Break! And what is the perfect companion to no homework? A trip to Six Flags Over Texas, of course, to enjoy great food, family entertainment and Texas-sized thrills. Arlington is centrally located in the region, so we are perfect for a quick weekend…

Six Flags Over Texas: Now Open Year-Round, Top 5 Things To-Do

Get your fill of screams and thrills all year long at Six Flags Over Texas! The park will be open every weekend for 2020, so you don’t have to wait until Spring Break for your adrenaline rush. There’s just something about Six Flags, whether it’s a family trip or a friend outing, that guarantees a good time in Arlington. Be sure to save on your trip…

El Diablo: Wicked New Thrills at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas just unleashed their latest and greatest ride – El Diablo, the world’s tallest loop roller coaster. Towering above us at 100 feet, the devilish new attraction was intimidating to say the least. We got a sneak preview of the thrill ride and here’s the verdict. At first glance, the simple circular design seems like no biggie –…

Four Great DFW Spring Break Staycation Ideas – Part One

Growing up in Arlington, I loved the visits to Six Flags Over Texas and other local destinations my mom organized each spring break—and I also looked forward to our annual spring break excursion to The Galleria in Dallas, which included ice skating with my little brother and lunch at the legendary Highland Park Cafeteria. The Galleria outing…

What's Happening Spring 2019 in Arlington

Cool events in Arlington? Sure, we’ve got a cram-packed calendar of some of the biggest and best events on the planet. Depending on when you visit, you might have the chance to experience an Opening Day at Globe Life Park, a nail-biting game at AT&T Stadium, Spring Break at Six Flags Over Texas, or the all new KAABOO music and arts festival! Mark…