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Family Friendly Weekend Events {October 21-23, 2022}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend


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 October 21

Hollydays Market of Plano

Get ready for three days of fun, holiday shopping with 125+ small businesses! Shop local this holiday season at Hollydays Market of Plano!

When: October 21 – 23
Where: Plano Event Center
Cost: General: $6 | Preview Night: $10, 12 & under FREE


Saturday October 22

Plano Food & Wine Festival

The 5th Annual event will feature a vast selection of award-winning wines and mouthwatering cuisine from 15 delicious restaurants!

When: October 22, 12 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: $45 – $80


Sunday October 23

Plano Symphony Family Series: Nocturnal – Animals in Music

The Plano Symphony Orchestra (PSO) is delighted to present the first concert of the Plano Symphony Family Series: The Music of Night and Day. The concert, Nocturnal – Animals in Music, will be presented October 23 at 3 & 4:30 PM at the Frisco Black Box Theater. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased through the Plano Symphony Orchestra Box Office (972.473.7262/ planosymphony.org).

Families will meet live animals from the Creature Teacher and listen to great music written to describe them. A PSO string quartet will perform themes from The Pink Panther, Flight of the Bumblebee, The Swan, Tangled, and more!

Come early to participate in the Instrument Petting Zoo at this location!

When: October 23, 3 pm & 4.30 pm
Where: Frisco Black Box Theater
Cost: $12


Ongoing Events

Pumpkin Patches & Halloween Events

Ongoing Events

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

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

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

Pumpkinfest

When: Fridays, Saturday and Sundays October 7 – 23
Where: Meadowmere Park, Grapevine
Cost: $20 per car

Spook Alley at The Texas Pool

When: Fridays and Saturdays October 7 – 29
Where: The Texas Pool
Cost: Admission is $3 per person or $10 per family

Tricks and Treat at SEA LIFE Grapevine

When: October 8 – 31
Where: Sea Life Grapevine
Cost: Included with admission

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 at the Boardwalk at Granite Park: Sunday 11 am – 4 pm

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

More Fun Weekend Events

Friends of Credo Sale

When: October 20 – 23
Where: all Credo Beauty Stores
Cost: 20% OFF clean beauty at Credo

Trick or Treat March | Senior Recreation Center

When: October 21, 9.30 am – 11 am
Where: McKinney Senior Recreation Center
Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat

When: October 21, 5 pm – 6.30 pm
Where: Imagine Early Education and Childcare – Frisco
Cost: Free

’til Midnight at the Nasher

When: October 21, 6 pm
Where: Nasher Sculpture Center
Cost: Free

Silo Park Halloween Party

When: October 21, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Silo Park, Prosper
Cost: Free

Trunk or Treat

When: October 21, 6.30 pm – 8 pm
Where: Kiddie Academy of Stonebridge McKinney
Cost: Free

Kids Night Out

When: October 21, 6.30 pm – 9 pm
Where: Make Expression, Frisco
Cost: $45

Fall Festival

When: October 21, 7 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: Primrose School of Frisco at Main and Teel
Cost: Free

Pet Fest

When: October 22 – 23
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Free

Rockwall Fire Department Annual Open House

When: October 22, 9 am – 2 pm
Where: Rockwall Fire Department
Cost: Free

Marcus Marquettes Craft Fair

When: October 22, 9 am – 4 pm
Where: Marcus High School, Flower Mound
Cost: Free

FAC Pumpkin Dunk 2022

When: October 22, 9 am
Where: Frisco Athletic Center
Cost: $12

Howl-O-Ween Carnival

When: October 22, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: 1300 Wilson St, Denton
Cost: Free

Pumpkin Dunk

When: October 22, 9 am – 1 pm
Where: Apex Center, McKinney
Cost: $10

Vaccine Clinic

When: October 22, 10 am
Where: Collin County Animal Services
Cost: The first 100 animals will get all of their core annual vaccines (DA2PPv, Bordetella and Rabies). They will also get a free microchip if they are not already chipped.

Appreciation Event – McKinney Trick or Treat Trail

When: October 22, 10 am
Where: McKinney Towne Lake Park
Cost: Free

37th Annual Sachse Fallfest

When: October 22, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: 4408 Hudson Dr, Sachse
Cost: Free

OPEN HOUSE SPOOK-TACULAR & Trunk or Treat

When: October 22, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: Primrose School of Chase Oaks
Cost: Free

Fall Festival

When: October 22, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: The Village at Allen
Cost: Free

Critter Club

When: October 22, 11 am – 12.30 pm
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: Free

BarnHill’s Saturday Sip n Shop

When: October 22, 12 pm – 4 pm
Where: BarnHill Vineyard, Anna
Cost: Free

Trunks With Treats

When: October 22, 12 pm
Where: Faith Lutheran Church, Flower Mound
Cost: Free

Willow Bend Kids Club

When: October 22, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend
Cost: Free

Coco – Kids Movie Saturday ON THE ROOFTOP!

When: October 22, 1 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: Free

River Walk Spooktacular

When: October 22, 2 pm – 6 pm
Where: The River Walk, Flower Mound
Cost: Free

Fall Festival with Preston Ridge

When: October 22, 3 pm – 5 pm
Where: Shawnee Trail Sports Complex
Cost: Free

Trick or Treat Trail | Towne Lake Park

When: October 22, 3 pm – 9 pm
Where: Towne Lake Park, McKinney
Cost: Free

Beware of the Square

When: October 22, 4 pm
Where: Downtown Celina
Cost: Free

Halloween Trunk or Treat

When: October 22, 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: Atonement Lutheran Church, Plano
Cost: Free

Trick or Treat Trail

When: October 22, 5 pm – 9 pm
Where: 900 Villa Paloma Blvd, Little Elm
Cost: $3 ticket donation to the Children’s Advocacy Center for North Texas

Apparition Expedition 2022 – update SOLD OUT

When: October 22, 5 pm
Where: McCall Plaza, Plano
Cost: SOLD OUT

Rest In Plano – RIP Fest

When: October 22, 5 pm – 10.30 pm
Where: Downtown Plano
Cost: Free

Boo Bash

When: October 22, 5.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: It’s a Sensory World, Farmers Branch
Cost: Free

5th Annual Trunk or Treat For Special Needs Families

When: October 22, 6 pm
Where: Messiah Lutheran Church, Plano
Cost: Free

Haunted House

When: October 22, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: 1300 Wilson St, Denton
Cost: Get spooked the first time for $5 and only $3 for re-entry

Halloween at the Heard

When: October 22, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Heard Museum, McKinney
Cost: $15 adults; $10 kids age 3-12; free kids 2 & under

Trunk or Treat Drive-in Movie

When: October 22, 6.30 pm
Where: Bethany Lakes Park, Allen
Cost: $30

Fall Harvest Festival & Outdoor Market

When: October 23, 11 am – 4 pm
Where: The Shops at Legacy North
Cost: Free

Storytime at Nordstrom

When: October 23, 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Where: Nordstrom Dallas Galleria
Cost: Free

Fall Festival

When: October 23, 3 pm – 5 pm
Where: Prosper United Methodist Church
Cost: Free

Fall Fiesta

When: October 23, 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: Custer Road United Methodist Church, Plano
Cost: Free

Ladies Night

When: October 23, 6.30 pm
Where: Scheels, The Colony
Cost: $25


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