Arlington New Year Weekend Buzz: Dec. 29, 2016 – Jan. 2, 2017
By Ryan Hunt
Posted on December 29, 2016, December 29, 2016

Arlington New Year Weekend Buzz

Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on ourYouTube channel.

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas

Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, transforms into the epitome of a holiday extravaganza. On select dates from November 19 through January 2, 2017, favorite attractions such as SantaLand, the Holiday Tree of Trees Light Spectacular, Frosty Snowhill and more await guests during this magical time of year. For over 30 years, Holiday in the Park has spread joy to families from all over the state and surrounding areas. New this year to Holiday in the Park- Deep in the Heart of Christmas! Guests can enjoy the Boomtown section of the park that has undergone a complete makeover and has been transformed into a Texas-sized winter wonderland.

Pablo Picasso: Ceramics Exhibit at Arlington Museum of Art

The Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown proudly announces its winter blockbuster exhibit, Pablo Picasso: Ceramics, featuring more than 40 ceramics by renowned artist Pablo Picasso. The exhibit will be on display from November 12, 2016 through February 12, 2017. An opening reception for exhibit sponsors, museum members, and special guests will be held Friday, November 11, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. For more information, visit Admission tickets may be purchased at the door. You can also check out an all-new "Culture Buzz" segment on MyArlingtonTV featuring the exhibit.

2017 Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium

Row the Boat vs. Bucky Badger... Mid-American Conference Champion vs. Big Ten West Division Champion... a battle with abundant storylines will ensue on Jan. 2nd as No. 15 ranked Western Michigan will face off against No. 8 Wisconsin in the 81st Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium in The American Dream City. The Classic will be televised on ESPN at noon CT on Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. Tickets distributed through the Cotton Bowl office are sold out. Bronco and Badger fans are encouraged to work through their athletic department ticket office for information about available tickets. There are still a limited number of tickets available to the general public on the Cotton Bowl Classic website.

New Year's Eve Celebrations List from Arlington CVB

Let's say goodbye to 2016 - its triumphs, its successes and all the fun that was had in the City of Arlington this past year. Head over to the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau website for the final list of 11 weekend goodies for you and your pals to partake in before 2016 is over and done with forever. Blue Mesa Grill, Division Brewing, J.R. Bentley's, Alley Cats, Arlington Skatium and many more venues and restaurants throughout The American Dream City have events planned to help you ring in 2017.

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