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Family Friendly Weekend Events {October 8-11, 2021}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend


Dallas Events this Weekend

Fun Things to do This Weekend

There are some great things to do and fun events happening nearby!


Friday October 8

State Fair of Texas

When: through October 17
Where: Fair Park, Dallas
Cost: from $10 per person

State Fair Wheel

Saturday October 9

Cobbins Family Pumpkin Patch

OPEN Tu-Th & Sundays 11am-7pm; Fridays & Saturdays 11am-9pm

When: through October 31
Where: Cobbins Family Farm, Sanger
Cost: $8 for adults, $5 for kids

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Sunday October 10

Autumn at the Arboretum

This year, the space is transformed into Bugtopia! Our signature display will come alive with larger-than-life insect topiaries, fascinatingly bugged-out pumpkin houses, and, of course, a maze for younger visitors.

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

Best Pumpkin patches Arboretum

Ongoing Events

Pumpkin Patches & Halloween Events

The Big Orange Pumpkin Farm

When: through November 11
Where: Preston Trail Farms
Cost: $10 per person

Pumpkin Patch at Christ UMC Plano

When: through October 31
Where: Christ UMC Plano
Cost: Free to visit (pumpkins for purchase)

Pumpkin Patch – Blase Family Farm

When: through October 31
Where: Blase Family Farm, Rockwall
Cost: $9 per person

Screamin’ Green Hauntoween

When: through October 31
Where: Crayola Experience Plano
Cost: included with admission

6th Annual Pumpkin Patch Festival

When: through November 7
Where: Team Family Farms
Cost: $15 per person on weekends, $10 per person on weekdays

Fall at YesterLand Farm

When: through November 7
Where: YesterLand Farm, Canton
Cost: $21.95 online $27.95 at the gate

Dallas Farmers Market Pumpkin Patch

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

2021 Fall Pumpkin Days

When: through October 31
Where: Mainstay Farm Park
Cost: $23.95 online $28.95 at the gate

Spooktacular Nights 2021

When: Fridays and Saturdays through October 30
Where: YesterLand Farm, Canton
Cost: $21.95 online $27.95 at the gate

Pumpkin Nights DFW

When: September 24 – October 31
Where: Howell Farms, Arlington
Cost: $18-$23 for adults, $14 – $16 for kids (4-12)

Haunted Shadows Lake Trail

When: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October 31
Where: The Colony
Cost: $25

McKinney Pumpkin Patch

When: Saturdays and Sundays through October 31
Where: 5G Farm, McKinney
Cost: Free

Family Funtoberfest at Frisco Fresh Market

When: October 9 – 10
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: FREE

Pumpkin Patch at the Farm

When: Weekends through November 14
Where: Country Critters Farm, Alvarado
Cost: $12 per person

Lola’s Pumpkin Patch

When: September 25 – October 31
Where: Lola’s Local Market, Melissa
Cost: Free admission, $5 parking

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

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

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More Fun Weekend Events

Dinosaurs Live at the Heard Museum

When: through February 21
Where: Heard Museum
Cost: Price included with Heard Museum admission and free for Members

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

When: through January 22
Where: Secret Location, Dallas
Cost: from $34.90

Trail Rides at Cathy’s Critters

When: every Saturday, various times
Where: Cathy’s Critters, Princeton
Cost: $10 per person

Kids Movie Saturdays

When: every Saturday, 12 pm – 2 pm
Where: Lava Cantina, The Colony
Cost: Admission is FREE it’s just a great time that’s good for the whole family! You can also enjoy $2 OFF KIDS MEALS DURING THE MOVIE!

Plano Metropolitan Ballet Presents: Aladdin

When: January 7 – 22
Where: Courtyard Theatre, Plano
Cost: $20 per person

Teen Night

When: every Friday, 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: JW Entertainment, Allen
Cost: tba

Family Storytime

When: every Saturday, 10.30 am – 11.15 am
Where: McKinney Library
Cost: Free

Little Sweetheart Dance

When: January 22, 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Plano Event Center
Cost: $20 per person


More Fun Weekend Events

Dinosaurs Live at the Heard Museum

When: through October 30
Where: Heard Museum
Cost: Price included with Heard Museum admission and free for Members

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

When: through December 12
Where: Secret Location, Dallas
Cost: from $34.90

Jurassic World: The Exhibition

When: through January 2, 2022
Where: Grandscape, The Colony
Cost: $34.50 for adults, $24.50 for kids (3 – 15)

CityLine Live

When: every Friday and Saturday in September and October
Where: CityLine DFW
Cost: FREE

Celina Oktoberfest

When: October 9, 11 am – 10 pm
Where: Downtown Celina
Cost: $5 per adult, kids free

Plano Food & Wine Festival

When: October 9 12 pm – 7 pm
Where: Legacy West
Cost: $45 – $80

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