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Fall Festivals in Dallas & Collin County

Where are the best Fall Festivals around Dallas, Plano, Frisco and surrounding areas?

Updated for 2022

Get your calendars ready! This is the best time to visit a fun Fall Festival. It’s such a fun time of the year along with Halloween Events, Trick or Treating and Pumpkin Patches.

Here’s a look at some Fall Festivals near by.

Fall Festivals in Dallas

As always, check ahead for last minute cancellations or changes.

Fall Festivals in September

Addison Oktoberfest
Photo Credit: Addison Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest – Watters Creek

When: September 10 – 12

Where: Village Green at Watters Creek, Allen

Cost: Free

Enjoy an abundance of Oktoberfest beers from area craft breweries along with live music, DJ, arts/craft vendors, and festive activities!

Texas Food Fest – DFW

When: September 4, 12 pm – 2 pm

Where: Lofty Spaces, 816 Montgomery Street, Dallas, TX 75215

Cost: Tickets $10

The best caterers and Chef’s in Texas will come together to give you the best foods in Texas

Dallas Observer Brewfest 2022

When: September 10, 3 pm – 6 pm.

Where: Dallas Farmers Market, 920 S Harwood St, Dallas, TX 75201

Cost: Tickets from $42, VIP admission $79

BrewFest is an outdoor beer-sampling event and fall festival that will feature hundreds of local, international and craft beers, music, local food, and more.

Twelve (2oz) beer samples are included in the ticket price. Additional sampling cards are available for purchase at the event.

Autumn Fest – Little Elm

When: September 15 – 18, 2022

Thursday, 6pm – 10pm – Carnival Armband Night

Friday, 6pm – 11pm (Carnival), 7pm Oktoberfest begins

Saturday, 12noon – 11pm, Carnival.

Sunday 1pm – 7pm, Carnival Armband Day.

Where: Little Elm Park, 701 W Eldorado Pkwy, Little Elm, TX 75068

Cost: *The armband is good for unlimited rides and for one day only. Armbands cost $25 presale and $30 at the gate. Armbands will be on sale starting September 7th at the Little Elm Library and The Rec at the Lakefront. Armbands are only valid for Armband nights which are Thursday and Sunday.  

There will be a carnival at this Fall Festival, complete with rides and games, live music, and much more. This is a great event for the entire family to enjoy!

Addison Oktoberfest


September 15, 2022: 6pm – 11pm
September 16, 2022: 6pm – 12am
September 17, 2022: 12pm – 12am
September 18, 2022: 12pm – 5pm


Addison Circle Park: 4970 Addison Circle Addison, TX. 75001.

The event entrance is located at the corner of Quorum Drive and Addison Circle.

Free Parking available at:

Millennium Garage (15455 North Dallas Parkway)

Colonnade Garage (15305 North Dallas Parkway)

Addison Circle One Garage (15601 Dallas Parkway)

Addison Circle Two Garage (15725 North Dallas Parkway)

**Handicap Parking available at DART parking lot (4925 Arapaho Road)

Cost: Single Day admission starts at $10.

Even though the German fare and beer is a major pull, this event packs so much more of a punch, with a creative German-themed kids zone, sponsored by Crayola Experience, a schedule for fun games for the adults and on Sunday, they’ll host the Dashchund dash. It has to be seen to be believed!

With plenty of vendors to check out and biergarten tents, we think this Fall Festival has something for everyone.

Oktoberfest – Little Elm

When: September 16, 7 pm – 11 pm

Where: Little Elm Park, 701 W Eldorado Pkwy, Little Elm, TX 75068

Cost: Free

Join in for a great Oktoberfest celebration!

Let the kids play at the carnival while you drink seasonal brews and listen to some great polka music.

Fall Festivals near me

Autumn at the Arboretum

When: begins on September 17 and runs until October 31, 2022.

Where: 8525 Garland Rd, Dallas, TX 75218

Cost: Tickets $12 – $17

This year the theme is “A Fall Fairy Tale” – The 17th annual Pumpkin Village has more than 100,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash.

It’s all bug-themed, so expect to see larger-than-life insect topiaries, fascinatingly bugged-out pumpkin houses, and, of course, a maze for younger visitors.

Perfect for pics! 

Pumpkin Patches Dallas

Yesterland Farm (Canton) Fall Festival & Spooktacular Nights

Address: 15410 Interstate 20, Canton, TX 75103

Fall Festival: September 18 – November 7, open selected days

Spooktacular Nights: Fridays & Saturdays in October, dark – 10 pm

Tickets: At Gate $27.95/Online $16.95 each (2 and under are free). Super Pass available at gate $47.95/Online $36.95 for all attractions and unlimited amusement park rides plus 5 tokens for Super Stuff! Stay late for Spooktacular Nights.

Farm Attractions: Corn Maze, Wagon Train rides, Farm Zoo, Pig Races, Rubber Duck Races, Pumpkin Movie in the Tipi, WesterLand Village, Playground Area, Hi-Striker, Kiddie Pedal Carts for our little guests, Specialty Shows, Candy Cannon and lots of Photo Ops.

Spooktacular Nights Activities: Creepy Corn Maze, Chain Reactor, Horrid Hayride, and Tunnel of Terror. (Activities begin at dark)

McKinney’s 2022 Oktoberfest

When: September 23 – 25

Times: Friday, September 23, 5pm – 11pm

Saturday, September 24, 11am – 11pm

Sunday, September 25, Noon to 5pm

Where: Historic Downtown McKinney, 111 North Tennessee Street, McKinney, TX 75069

Cost: Tickets – Free – $25

McKinney Oktoberfest is a family-friendly event with authentic German music, food and drink, traditional costumes, dancing and children’s activities while staying honoring the many cultural contributions of German immigrants who settled in Texas.

Murphy Maize Days

When: September 24, 12 pm – 9.45 pm

Where: Central Park, 550 N Murphy Road, Murphy, TX 75094

Cost: Free

There will be live music all day, great food, drinks, market vendors, kid zone, and much more!

Big Tex at the State Fair of Texas

State Fair of Texas

When: September 30 – October 23

Where: Fair Park, Dallas

Cost: Tickets from $10

The State Fair of Texas is a 24-day annual event that celebrates “all things Texan.”

Big Tex

Corn Dogs and Festival Food

The big Wheel

Pumpkin Nights

When: September 22 – October 30

Times: 6pm – 11pm daily

Where: Howell Farms on 4016 W Division St. Arlington, TX 76012.

Cost: Tickets: $24 Adults & $18 kids on weekends and $20 Adults & $15 kids on weekdays (closed Tuesdays)

At PUMPKIN NIGHTS, you will set out on a Halloween walking path, unlike anything you have ever experienced.

You will discover 10-foot tall Jack-o-Lanterns, the world’s largest pumpkin guitar, a flying 40-foot handmade dragon, a life-size pumpkin pirate ship, and more fantastic surprises built by our artists using over 5,000 hand-carved real and synthetic pumpkins.

4th Annual Oktoberfeast at Legacy Hall

When: September 24, 12 pm – 10 pm

Where: Legacy Hall, Windrose Avenue, Plano

Cost: Tickets $15 – $300

Come feast on this event packed with live music from the Brave Combo (a grammy award-winning polka band), German brats, the annual Stein holding competition and Sam Adams Octoberfest beer at Legacy Hall’s 4th Annual Oktoberfeast!

This is bound to be one of our favorite fall festivals this year. 

Many of our Pumpkin Patches open during September too! 

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Denton Art & Jazz Festival

When: October 7-9

Where: Quakertown Park, Denton

Cost: Free

Combining two key components of Fall festivals in the area – art and music!

Frisco Oktoberfest 2022

When: October 1, 11am – 10pm

Where: Frisco Square, 8843 Coleman Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034

Cost: Tickets $20 – $100. $20 for 20 tickets to pay for food and beverages. VIP tickets are $55, including tasting tickets, reserved parking, a boot-stein and t-shirt and fast check-in.

Enjoy two stages filled with German-themed music and dancing, take part in stein hoisting competitions and enjoy the Weiner Dog race and brat eating contests!

The Bier will be flowing, and the brats and pretzels will be tasty!

Oktoberfest – Celina

When: October 1, 11 am – 10 pm

Where: Downtown Celina, 302 W Walnut St, Celina, TX 75009

Cost: Tickets $5 for adults (over 12 years of age). *Get in free if you wear traditional lederhosen or dirndl.

Enjoy authentic food, a bountiful selection of imported and locally brewed craft beers, music, dancing, contests, and other special activities.

Keller Fall Fun Festival

When: October 8, 9 am – 3 pm

Where: Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy, Keller, TX 76248

Cost: Free

There will be vendors, shopping, food, Trick or Treating at the vendor booths (while supplies last), goodie bags for the kids (12 and under while supplies last), a costume contest for the kids at 11am and a pet costume contest at 1130am!

This is a FREE, outdoor, family-friendly event

Prosper BBQ & Blues

When: October 8, 5 pm – 9 pm

Where: Frontier Park, Prosper

Cost: Free

Plano International Festival

18th Annual Plano International Festival

When: October 15, 11 am – 5 pm
Where: Haggard Park, Plano
Cost: Free

Tour the world and improve your wellness at the Plano International Festival on Sat Oct 15 in Downtown Plano’s Haggard Park!

From 11am to 5pm, the whole family can enjoy multicultural music and dance performances, food trucks, cultural displays and more.

Kids can explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math activities in the STEAM area plus travel the booths with a Festival passport!

Come early for free flu and COVID shots and a variety of health screenings, all completely free of charge, at the Wellness Fair, 10am to 1pm in the Courtyard Theater next to Haggard Park. Get moving in the Fitzone with interactive fitness demos. Admission and parking are free.

Come experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the world!

Fall Fest

When: October 15 – 16

Where: Grandscape, The Colony

The event will include:
• Live musical performances
• Craft and food vendors
• Fall themed carnival games
• Petting zoo
• Train rides
• Plus, make sure to grab a picture & a pumpkin from the Grandscape Pumpkin Patch

Tickets will be available for purchase to participate in the carnival games, petting zoo, train rides, and pumpkin patch. Additionally, each individual craft and food vendor will be selling product for purchase at their booth locations

Plano Dallas Music & Arts Festival

When: October 16 – 17

Where: Oak Point Nature Preserve

Cost: Tickets $12

Enjoy 8 concerts, 100+ Visual Artist march booths, Classic Car show, hot food, cold beer and dozens of fun attractions for the whole family.

Perry Pumpkin Patch

When: October 16, 10am – 2pm

Where: A.W. Perry Homestead Museum, 1509 N. Perry Rd, Carrollton

Cost: Free

Combining pumpkins with old-fashioned games, photo opps and a pie-baking contest, this fun event is happening at the A.W. Perry Homestead Museum – the perfect backdrop for good ole’fashioned Texan fall fun.

Bring your pie to be judged, if your baking skills are up to par.

McKinney Wine & Music Walk

When: October 16 – 17

Where: Towne Lake Park, 1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy, McKinney, TX 75069

Cost: Tickets $30 – $100

Festivities include TWO days of live music and delicious wine! The festival will feature 30 local and National award-winning wineries!

Prosper Pumpkinfest

When: October 16, 3 pm – 6 pm

Where: Frontier Park, Prosper, TX 

Cost: Free

The lineup of entertainment includes live music, a kid zone with games and inflatables, shopping, food trucks, and PUMPKINS galore! 

Hollydays Market of Plano

Hollydays Market

Don’t miss this year’s Hollydays Market of Plano with over 125 vendors. Shop local and support small businesses for holiday gifts & decor.

Shop for everything from jewelry, clothing boutiques, handmade crafts, gourmet foods, baked goods, home decor, florals, fragrances & more!

And get a head start on the holiday season with pictures with Santa.

When to shop:

  • Preview Night Shopping Hours: Friday 4 pm – 8 pm.
  • General Admission Hours: Saturday 10 am – 6 pm | Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

$10 Preview Night | $6 General Admission | 12 and under are free | Free parking | Tickets are valid for re-admission all weekend.

Special Events Tickets:

VIP Shopping – Includes admission, two glasses of wine, annual ornament, insulated market wine tumbler, Market Burlap Tote Bag ($50).

Sip and Shop – Includes admission, two glasses of wine, insulated market wine tumbler ($30).

When: October 21 – 23
Where: Plano Event Center, 2000 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074
Cost: from $6 BUY TICKETS HERE

Sachse Fall Fest

When: October 22, 10 am – 5 pm

Where: Heritage Park, Sachse

Cost: Free

Entertainment for the whole family including:  over 100 arts and crafts, local businesses, and non-profit vendor booths, food vendors, live music from the entertainment stage, kids corner, Touch-a-Truck, and more. 

Plano Food & Wine Festival

When: October 22, 12pm – 6pm

Where: Legacy West, Windrose Avenue, Plano 75024

Cost: Ticket prices to be confirmed

The event will feature 100 award-winning wines, food from delicious Plano restaurants and culinary demos along with local boutiques and shops!

Princeton Fall Fest

When: October 22, 2 pm – 8 pm

Where: J M Caldwell Sr Community Park, Princeton

Cost: Free

There will be arts and crafts, food, live music, carnival games, pumpkin patch, bull riding, mutton busting, and Taste of Princeton featuring local food vendors. 

Frankenstein Fest

When: Saturday, October 23rd from 10 am-11 pm

Where: McCall Plaza in Downtown Plano

This is a FREE community event in Plano for the family with tons of live music, costume contests for kids and dogs, a video game tournament, a stein holding contest, and a brat eating contest.

Here is the schedule:
10 am Smash Bros. Video Game Tournament
12:30 pm Kid’s Costume Contest
1 pm Doggie Costume Contest
1:15 pm Stein Holding Contest
1:30 pm Brat Eating Contest
2:00 pm Live Music with Hippie Hoodoo
3:30 pm Live Music with Mahagonie
5 pm Indian Dance Troop
5:30pm Live Music with Kind Beats
6:30 pm Live Music with Bandolero
9 pm Live Music with Vince Lujan Project

Thinking of hosting a neighborhood block party? Make sure you rent the Pop-up Party Trailer from the City of Plano for the best party!

Do you know of a great Fall Festival to add to our list? Tell us in the comments or email us at

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Amy Crawford

Tuesday 10th of October 2017

Also, could you please add Faith Lutheran School Treat-N-Feast Fall Festival Friday, October 27, 2017 5 - 9 p.m. Farmers, mice, fairies and superheroes will gather at Faith Lutheran School on Friday, October 27 for the school's annual Treat N Feast Fall Festival. The event will feature a bounce house, fair-type foods, a cake walk, carnival games and more. Faith Lutheran School is located at 1701 E. Park Blvd. in Plano. Tickets can be purchased at the door to be used in exchange for food and games. For more information, please call 972.423.7448 or visit


Thursday 12th of October 2017

Sure! I'll add it in right now. Thanks for letting us know! I'll also add it to our Halloween events for kids post.

Pamela Miller

Monday 11th of September 2017

Hi Shannon! I want to add Steinfest to your Festival list. It's in Historic Downtown Plano on October 20-21 at Haggard Park. The kids will LOVE the Weiner Dog Fashion Show on Saturday at 11:00 am!! There is also a kids craft area. I hope to see y'all there! Pamela


Wednesday 20th of September 2017

Great! Thanks so much for the info!!

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