Arlington Halloween Weekend Buzz: October 27-31, 2016
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on October 27, 2016, October 27, 2016

Arlington Halloween Weekend Buzz

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Arlington Parks and Recreation's Food Truck Friday Lunch Series

The good times and great food are rolling into Arlington, Texas once again for fall 2016! Starting Friday, October 21, 2016, join Arlington Parks and Recreation for the department's Food Truck Lunches at Founders Plaza/ Levitt Pavilion from 11 AM - 2 PM. The final Food Truck Friday lunch will be November 11. Food truck line-ups will be announced the Wednesday before each event. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets to the food truck events, as seating is limited. Come on out with family and friends and enjoy music, fun and great food from our area food trucks.

Fright and Fun Halloween Party

Halloween! Halloween! Oh what spooky things I've seen. Bats and mice and goblins too, they're all invited and so are you. Grab the costumes, Arlington Parks and Recreation is having a monster bash this Friday, October 28, 2016 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at the Senior Recreation Center at New York Avenue, located at 2015 Craig Hanking Drive, Arlington, TX 76010. Cost is $4 per person. Enjoy breakfast snacks, prizes for the best costume, and a DJ. Please call the Senior Recreation Center at New York Avenue at 817-460-5009 for more information or to register.

Six Flags Over Texas Fright Fest

Six Flags Over Texas has announced it will introduce Rage of the Gargoyles Virtual Reality on the Shock Wave roller coaster during this year's Fright Fest! Using Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus, riders are transported into the incredibly immersive world of virtual reality and become pilots of an Apache-style helicopter and transported into a futuristic battle against blood-thirsty gargoyles on Shock Wave. Also new this Fright Fest season, those who are brave enough to walk the park's midways at night will be introduced to a wicked and blood thirsty journey in the scare zone Black Widow's Walk and the ultimate full-sensory adventure - Blackout haunted house. Fright Fest runs, on select days, through Monday, October 31.

Parents' Night Out at River Legacy Park

Join River Legacy Living Science Center from 5:30 to 9:30 pm on October 28, 2016 for a Friday night of Halloween fun! Enjoy candy experiments, dig into pumpkin gut explorations, and take a not-so-spooky night hike. Following these adventures, get all wrapped up in a "mystery" movie and candy/treat bag decorating. Pizza dinner and all supplies are included for $25. Children can be dropped off at 5:30 and must be picked up by 9:30 pm. Closed-toe shoes, insect repellent (applied before entering the Science Center) and a light jacket or sweater are recommended for the outdoor adventure. Registration is available online or call 817.860.6752, ext. 102 or 104 to make registration and payment. An additional health & safety form is required to complete registration.

Eagles vs. Cowboys on Sunday Night Football

The Dallas Cowboys (5-1) host the Philadelphia Eagles (4-2) on Sunday Night Football for a key NFC East division match-up at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. Quarterback Dak Prescott and the Cowboys are coming off the bye week and remain in 1st place in the division. The team hopes to continue their momentum at home on a national stage. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. CT. on Sunday, October 30, 2016. If you can't make it to the game, it will be nationally televised on NBC. Please read AT&T Stadium's bag policy and other guest info before attending this event.

Arrival from Sweden: The Music of ABBA at Arlington Music Hall

The best ABBA tribute band on the planet is driving the disco train to Arlington Music Hall in Downtown, bringing hits like "Mama Mia," "Dancing Queen," "Does Your Mother Know" and much more. ABBA is Sweden's biggest music export ever, with almost 400 million records sold. The performance takes place this Friday, October 28, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Please visit the Arlington Music Hall website to purchase tickets and to find a complete calendar of upcoming shows. Residents and visitors can also call the box office at 817-226-4400.

"Blithe Spirit" at Theatre Arlington

This charming pre-war Noel Coward comedy presents the other-worldly dilemma of cantankerous novelist/socialite Charles Condomine, comfortably settled into a second marriage, whose investigation into the world of the occult finds him suddenly unable to shake the lovely ghost of his first wife. The show continues its run at Theatre Arlington in Downtown through November 6, 2016. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm. Please visit the Theatre Arlington website to purchase tickets and for information on upcoming shows.

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