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Family Friendly Weekend Events {October 14-16, 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 14

Plano Comedy Festival

The Plano Comedy Festival is proud to present some of the hottest nationally touring and up and coming comedians from around the world.

When: October 13 – 16
Where: Plano House of Comedy, Shops at Legacy
Cost: $25 – $125

Saturday October 15

Adapted Recreation Expo (FREE!)

Discover resources for individuals with special needs with local vendors, music, freebies, networking and fun! The purpose of this event is to connect people of all ages with services and information that help them learn and thrive.

When: October 15, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Windhaven Meadows Park, Plano
Cost: Free

18th Plano International Festival

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. Visit for more details. Come experience the sights, sounds and tastes of the world!

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

Sunday October 16

Halloween Watercolor Workshop in Historic Downtown Plano

This Watercolor workshop held at Lyla’s Boutique in Downtown Plano will be inspired by all things Fall and October! Denysse Felts will lead in painting a fun watercolor illustration that will be perfect to take home and frame for your October decor year after year. Make it a girls or moms night out (or even a date night!) and join in for painting, free wine, and shopping at 20% off! Space is limited, so reserve your spot & click on the link to purchase your ticket!

When: October 16, 2 pm – 4 pm
Where: Lyla’s Clothing Decor & More, Plano
Cost: $55

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


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

Day out with Thomas

When: Fridays, Saturday and Sundays October 7 – 16
Where: Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Cost: $24

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

2022 Oktoberfest Southlake

When: October 14 – 16
Where: Southlake Town Square
Cost: Free

Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival 2022

When: October 14 – 15
Where: Farmers Branch Historical Park
Cost: $15 – $25

Friends of The Colony Public Library Book Sale and Local Vendor Fair

When: October 14 – 15
Where: The Colony Public Library
Cost: $5

Celina Friday Night Markets

When: October 14, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Downtown Celina
Cost: Free

Ballads & Bonfires

When: October 14, 6.30 pm – 8 pm
Where: Stewart Creek Park, The Colony
Cost: This is FREE for those with an annual pass card to Stewart Creek Park. Those that do not have an annual pass will need to purchase a daily entry permit at the park entry kiosk. Pre-registration required not required!

15th Anniversary Celebration

When: October 15, 9 am
Where: Frisco Athletic Center
Cost: Free

Art in the Park

When: October 15, 9.30 am – 12 pm
Where: Edge Skate Park, Allen
Cost: $5

Classic Car Show at FFM

When: October 15, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Frisco Fresh Market
Cost: Free, $10 to enter your car

2022 Harvest Festival

When: October 15, 10 am
Where: Plaza at City Hall, Colleyville
Cost: Free

Dia De Los Muertos

When: October 15, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: 1300 Wilson St, Denton
Cost: Free

The Boho Market at Frisco Square

When: October 15, 10 am – 5 pm
Where: Frisco Square
Cost: Free

Pumpkin Splash Patch

When: October 15, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Where: Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium, Allen
Cost: from $8 for small pumpkins

Perry Pumpkin Patch

When: October 15, 11 am – 2 pm
Where: AW Perry Homestead Museum, Carrollton
Cost: Free

Pumpkin Palooza

When: October 15, 11 am – 9 pm
Where: Corinth Community Park
Cost: Free

Critter Club

When: October 15, 11 am – 12.30 pm
Where: Fairview Town Center
Cost: Free

McKinney Wine and Music Festival 2022

When: October 15, 12 pm
Where: Towne Lake Park
Cost: $35 – $70

Fall Fest

When: October 15 – 16
Where: Grandscape Texas
Cost: Free

McKinney Dia de los Muertos

When: October 15, 12 pm – 9 pm
Where: Dr Glen Mitchell Memorial Park, McKinney
Cost: Free

Cinderella Character Meet N’Greet

When: October 15, 12.30 pm – 1.30 pm
Where: Plano Senior High School
Cost: $10

Plano Theatre Presents Cinderella: Enchanted Edition

When: October 15 – 17
Where: Plano Senior High School
Cost: $10 for kids, $15 for students, and $20 for adults

Haunted Camp Out

When: October 15, 3 pm
Where: Bear Creek Park, Keller
Cost: $5

Keller Public Safety Fall Festival

When: October 15, 3 pm – 6 pm
Where: Bear Creek Park, Keller
Cost: Free

Trunk & Treat Fall Festival

When: October 15, 3 pm – 5 pm
Where: Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, Allen
Cost: Free

Halloween Harvest

When: October 15, 4 pm – 8 pm
Where: Denia Rec Center, Denton
Cost: Free

Family Fright Fest

When: October 15, 4 pm
Where: Stewart Creek Park, The Colony
Cost: Free

Farmers Table

When: October 15, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Heritage Farmstead Museum
Cost: $75 – $450

Addison After Dark

When: October 15, 7 pm
Where: Addison Circle Park
Cost: Free

S’mores & Stories

When: October 15, 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Where: Denia Rec Center, Denton
Cost: tba

Sensory Sundays

When: October 16, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: Crayola Experience, Plano
Cost: included with admission (for DISCOUNTED TICKETS click HERE)

Pumpkin Paint and Play

When: October 16, 11.30 am – 1 pm
Where: Play Street Museum, Allen
Cost: $20

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