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Fall Family Fun Directory 2020

As the weather cools, treat your family to fall fun at these festivals, performances, exhibits and other kid-friendly destinations.

Arkansas State Parks
888/287-2757
Looking for the perfect setting to come together with family and friends? The possibilities are endless at Arkansas’s 52 State Parks.

Artisan Center Theater
817/284-1200
Ella Enchanted—October 9 through November 7, 2020. Join Ella of Frell on a daring adventure to rid herself of a curse and ultimately find the power to be her true self!

City of Highland Village
972/317-7430
What makes Highland Village a special place to live and play is our community’s warm, friendly, community spirit. Nowhere is this more evident than the time when friends and neighbors gather at our events. 

City of Irving 
972/721-2501
Eerie Irving Park, a Drive-Thru Experience, will be October 24 from 4 to 9pm at Trinity View Park, 2221 E. State Highway 356, Irving. Come see Halloween frights from the comfort of the car.

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden 
214/515-6615
Autumn at the Arboretum, presented by Reliant, highlights the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring four decorated pumpkin houses from more than 90,000 pumpkins, and the return of Mommy and Me Mondays and Tiny Tot Tuesdays.

Denton County Office of History and Culture
940/349-2850
Stay connected with Denton County Museums online! On our YouTube channel (DentonCountyCHOS), view the virtual exhibit tour of “Century of Action: Women and the Vote” to learn more about the women’s suffrage movement.

Fort Worth Zoo
817/759-7555
Experience the Fort Worth Zoo from your car at the all-new Drive Thru Boo at the Zoo! Festive, safe and fun for everyone. Enjoy costumed characters, tasty treats, and some of your favorite zoo animals. 

Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
817/410-3185
With family events such as Butterfly Flutterby, Nash Farm Fall Round-Up, Trick ‘R Treat trains and more, to adults-night out aboard Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s Witches Brew Train, Grapevine is the perfect place for fall fun!

Irving Arts Center
972/252-2787
Named “Best in the Burbs” by D Magazine, the Irving Arts Center offers youth and family art experiences and exhibitions year round. Your kids will love our online virtual artmaking and gallery tours!

The Lakefront at Little Elm
972/731-3296
In the heart of Little Elm, Texas sits Lakefront at Little Elm—a family-friendly entertainment district on the shores of Lake Lewisville with the best beach in North Texas and lots to do!

LLELA Nature Preserve
972/219-3550
Stop by to LLELA Nature Preserve to enjoy 2,600 acres of nature fun and exploration! Little ones can learn in our outdoor classrooms or run, jump, and play on their own through forests and rivers!

The Marq Southlake
817/748-8900
The Marq Southlake is the perfect destination for families to safely enjoy birthday parties, swimming, basketball and soccer open play, parks plus a variety of events and programs! Experience world class opportunities in Southlake!

Reunion Tower
214/712-7043
Plan a family visit to the iconic Reunion Tower! See Dallas from a whole new perspective with 360-degree views. Check our website for upcoming events.

The Shops at Highland Village
972/317-7500
Join us for a free, socially distancing Halloween Celebration featuring goody bags, music, photo opportunities, and fun characters in Central Park. Dress in your Halloween best! 

Vetro Glassblowing Studio & Fine Art Gallery
817/251-1668
Vetro is a state-of-the-art glassblowing studio and fine art gallery. Vetro offers opportunities for guests to assist in creating their own, unique art glass. Visit Vetro to shop handcrafted fine art glass.

For more options, see our list of local pumpkin patches or visit our calendar for Halloween-themed events.