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Family Friendly Weekend Events {September 30-October 2, 2022}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend


Dallas Weekend Events


Dallas Events this Weekend

Events are subject to change, be sure to check events are as scheduled before heading out. We rely on pricing being provided by event hosts but this information is not always available and we recommend checking directly with the event host.

We have a great list of ALL the Pumpkin Patches and Halloween Events and Fall Festivals for you!


Friday September 30

2022 State Fair of Texas – Opening Day

When: September 30 – October 23
Where: Fair Park, Dallas
Cost: $15 – $20


Saturday October 1

Cottonwood Art Festival

Cottonwood Art Festival is a semi-annual award-winning fine art show at Cottonwood Park in Richardson, Texas. Admission and parking are free!

When: October 1 – 2
Where: 1321 W Belt Line Rd, Richardson
Cost: Free


Sunday October 2

Pumpkin Nights Dallas

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 their artists using over 5,000 hand-carved real and synthetic pumpkins.

When: through October 30
Where: Howell Farms, Arlington
Cost: Adults $18 weekdays, $26 weekends; kids $14 weekdays, $18 weekends


Ongoing Events

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

When: through October 2
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: included with admission

Cobbins Family Pumpkin Patch

When: Open Fridays, 2pm – 7pm, Saturdays & Sundays 11 am – 7 pm in October.
Where: Cobbins Family Farm, Sanger
Cost: Adults $10 (ages 13 and up), Children 3 -12 $8, Children 2 and under FREE

DFM Pumpkin Patch

When: through October 31
Where: Dallas Farmers Market
Cost: Free

Join Peppa on her Aquarium Adventure!

When: through September 30
Where: Sea Life Aquarium
Cost: included with admission

Lola’s Pumpkin Patch 2022

When: through October 31
Where: Lola’s Local Market, Melissa
Cost: Free admission, $5 parking

Pumpkin Nights Dallas

When: through October 30
Where: Howell Farms, Arlington
Cost: Adults $18 weekdays, $26 weekends; kids $14 weekdays, $18 weekends

Music & Movies

When: every Friday & Saturday through October 21
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: Free

Live on the Stage at Grandscape

When: every Friday & Saturday, 7 pm
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free

The Big Top is coming to Little Elm Park

When: September 23 – October 2
Where: Little Elm Park
Cost: from $8

Pumpkin Patch, at the Blase Family Farm, Rockwall, TX

When: September 24 – October 30
Where: Blase Family Farm, Rockwall
Cost: $10 per person

Family Weekends

When: September 24, October 8, October 29
Where: Sammons Park, Dallas
Cost: Free

Fall at Yesterland Farm

When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through November 6
Where: Yesterland Farm, Canton
Cost: from $22.95 online

7th Annual Pumpkin Patch Festival

When: September 24 – November 6
Where: Team Family Farms, Aubrey
Cost: $12 Monday – Friday, $20 Saturday and Sunday

2022 Pumpkin Patch Season

When: Saturdays & Sundays through October 30
Where: Barton Farms, Van Alstyne
Cost: $10 per person

Pumpkin Patch Corn Maze

When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays through November 5
Where: Lone Star Family Farm, Stephenville
Cost: $17 per person

Legacy West Music Series

When: every Saturday through December 17
Where: Legacy West, Plano
Cost: Free

Christ United Pumpkin Patch

When: September 25 – October 31
Where: CUMC, Plano
Cost: Free

Autumn at the Arboretum

When: through October 31
Where: Dallas Arboretum
Cost: Included with admission

State Fair of Texas

When: September 30 – October 23
Where: Fair Park, Dallas
Cost: $15 – $20

Haunted Shadows Lake Trail

When: Fridays & Saturdays, September 30 – October 30
Where: Blue Sky Sports Center, The Colony
Cost: $25

Creekwood UMC Pumpkin Patch

When: October 1 – 31
Where: Creekwood UMC, Allen
Cost: Free to attend. Pumpkin purchase benefit missions.

Frights’n Lights 2022

When: October 1 – 31
Where: Riders Field Frisco
Cost: From $21.99

Best Pumpkin Patches in North Dallas

Farmers Markets

Dallas: Saturday 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday 10 am – 5 pm, 920 S. Harwood, Dallas

Plano Farmers/Artisan Market: Saturday 9 am – 2 pm, The Shops at Willow Bend

Frisco Fresh Market: Saturday 8 am – 4 pm, Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

McKinney: Saturday 8 am – 12 noon, Downtown McKinney Square

Richardson: Saturday 9 am – 1 pm, 101 S. Coit Road, Richardson

Carrollton: Sunday 10 am – 2 pm, 2722 N. Josey Lane, Carrollton

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

More Fun Weekend Events

Pinners Conference

When: September 30 – October 1
Where: Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth
Cost: 50% off GA if you use code “PLANOMOM”

Teddy Bear Slumber Party

When: September 30, 5 pm
Where: Explorium, Denton Children’s Museum
Cost: $5 – $50 (donation based)

Nerf Night

When: September 30, 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: My Gym, Frisco
Cost: $49

Hocus Pocus Movie Watch Party

When: September 30, 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: Prosper Playhouse
Cost: $10

Celina Oktoberfest

When: October 1, 11 am – 10 pm
Where: Celina Downtown Square
Cost: $5

Feed The City: Prosper

When: October 1, 8.30 am – 10.30 am
Where: TangoTab
Cost: Free, bring supplies

2022 Frisco Arts Walk and Run!

When: October 1, 8.30 am
Where: Hall Park, Frisco
Cost: $20

North Dallas Toy Show

When: October 1, 9 am – 2 pm
Where: Celebration Event Center, Plano
Cost: $3 (kids 12 and under are Free)

Harvest Market

When: October 1, 9 am – 3 pm
Where: First United Methodist Church, The Colony
Cost: Free

Fall Bash

When: October 1, 9 am – 2 pm
Where: The Cove at the Lakefront
Cost: Ducks for the race will be $5 per duck for members, $23 per duck for non-members, and $19 per duck for children and seniors. The price includes admission into The Cove for the day.

Pumpkin Fest

When: October 1, 9 am – 6 pm
Where: All Calloways locations
Cost: Free

Fall Plano Train Show

When: October 1 – 2
Where: Plano Event Center
Cost: $10

Frisco Oktoberfest 2022

When: October 1, 11 am – 10 pm
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: $20

Critter Club

When: October 1, 11 am – 12.30 pm
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: Free

Oktoberfest Family Celebration

Join Local Creamery and Beerhead for a family day full of fun activities like face painting, balloon artist, German food, & German inspired ice cream

When: October 1, 12 pm – 10 pm
Where: Local Creamery Plano, 5805 Preston Rd, Plano 75093
Cost: Free

Body and Beauty

When: October 1, 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: Lovyt at the Shops at Legacy
Cost: Free

Night Lights Event: Dallas 2022

When: October 1, 3 pm – 9 pm
Where: Texas Motorplex
Cost: $69

AnnaFest

When: October 1, 3.30 pm
Where: Anna City Hall
Cost: Free

Pratham Dallas-Fort Worth Carnival of Colors

When: October 2, 3 pm – 6 pm
Where: Oak Point Park, Plano
Cost: $15


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