What’s Happening in Arlington

The entertainment to be found in Arlington as well as the entire DFW area is rich and varied. Here are events you can enjoy this season.

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via The University of Texas at Arlington

Planetarium Spring Shows

A local treasure, the Planetarium at UT Arlington educates the public about the galaxies, planets and starry hosts within our wondrous world. Don’t miss the spring shows that are playing on weekends between now and May 28. Phantom of the Universe is a show that reveals the scientific exploration of dark matter, which is believed to comprise 85 percent of the cosmos. It will be presented at 6 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

Chubby Checkers Concert

On March 24, Chubby Checkers, one of the early rock-and-roll stars, will perform at the Arlington Music Hall. While he is best known for his top hit “The Twist,” he produced an array of other popular songs, too. Checkers’ contributions to the music industry are credited for changing the way we dance. Show hours are from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., and the address is 224 N Center Street.

Gene Watson Concert

Well known among country music fans, Gene Watson has been singing for 30 years. He is a master of the traditional, classic style of the genre. Watson will entertain an audience at the Arlington Music Hall from 7:30 to 10 p.m. on March 25.

Arlington Symphony Concert

Symphony music can lift the spirit to higher realms, as the various string and brass instruments play the scores of brilliant composers that touch the emotions. On April 13, the local orchestra will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Arlington Music Hall. It will feature cellist Laura Ospina.

Stay With Us

To make reservations at Dallas/Arlington KOA, call 800-562-3705 or visit our website. For information, call 817-277-6600 or email dallasmetro@koa.net. Our address is 2715 S. Cooper in Arlington, Texas.

Concerts at the Arlington Music Hall

The Arlington Music Hall is a shining star in the DFW entertainment world, as it sometimes presents concerts by artists and groups that were wildly popular in decades past. You can enjoy such events and many others when you stay at Dallas/Arlington KOA. Here are some special shows coming up soon.

Herman and the Hermits Staring Peter Noone

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via Arlington.org

If you grew up in the 60s, you’ll fondly remember “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter,” “I’m Henry the VIII” and “There’s a Kind of Hush.” You can hear these wonderful tunes once again on October 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Country Gold Tour

On October 22, you can attend the Country Gold Tour, which will involve performances by Leroy Van Dyke, Barbara Fairchild and Claude Gray. Van Dyke is perhaps best know for his hits of “Auctioneer” and “Walk on By”, while Fairchild has received fame for “The Teddy Bear Song” and “Baby Doll.” Gray’s first hit song was the beloved “The Family Bible.” Country music fans won’t want to miss this concert. Showtime is 7:30 p.m.

BJ Thomas

Songs of BJ Thomas like “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head” and “Hooked on a Feeling” made him a household name. Quite a number of years have passed since this remarkable singer came on the scene, but his voice remains unchanged. He will perform on November 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Stay With Us

To make reservations at Dallas/Arlington KOA, call 800-562-3705 or visit our website. For information, call 817-277-6600 or email dallasmetro@koa.net. Our address is 2715 S. Cooper in Arlington, Texas.

Baseball Season is in Full Swing

Batter up! If you’ve been dreaming about hot dogs, home runs, and fun under the sun since baseball season ended, you may be overdue for some MLB. Come out and watch the Texas Rangers score some runs, and kick back at Dallas/Arlington KOA.globe life.png

The Texas Rangers play home games at Globe Life Park, conveniently located off the highway and surrounded by family-friendly entertainment. Promotional nights make the baseball experience even more fun with free or discounted swag and food, so come out for your special deal. May 1 is Blue Bell Ice Cream Night, and kids 13 and under can enjoy ice cream for just $1. The whole family will love dollar hot dog night on May 11. Then celebrate the Rangers’ many accomplishments with a post-game fireworks show on May 13.

Your pups are welcome, too, on Bark at the Park night on May 14. Bring your dogs dressed in Rangers attire for a fun doggy day out! This event is followed by a post-game concert by Cody Johnson. For a full list of promotional events, check out the calendar.

Kick back at Dallas/Arlington KOA and enjoy close access to Globe Life Park, Six Flags Over Texas, fine dining and plenty of entertainment. Call us today to reserve you vacation!

Stay With Us

Dallas/Arlington KOA is located just a few minutes from Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, with easy access to other entertainment such as the Dallas Cowboys stadium, Hurricane Harbor and the Globe Life Rangers Ballpark. Bring your RV to one of our 100-foot pull-through sites or enjoy a comfortable stay in one of our deluxe cabins. Call 800-562-3707 or visit our website to reserve your vacation.

 

Make Your Fall Vacation Spooky in Arlington

If your fall is looking eerily uneventful, it’s time to head out to Arlington, TX and stay at Dallas/Arlington KOA, just minutes from Six Flags Over Texas.

Screen shot 2014-08-17 at 3.23.19 PMDon’t miss the widely popular season of Fright Fest at Six Flags from Sep. 26 – Nov. 2. Haunted houses will spook you, shows will make your skin crawl, and rides and scare zones will have you screaming for more.

Fright Fest is kid-friendly, too! Treats for little ghouls and goblins will be offered as well as daytime activities.

But as the sun sets, the park will transform into a haunted playground. So don’t miss out on the nail-biting fun!

Stay at Dallas/Arlington KOA

Dallas/Arlington KOA is just a few minutes from Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington, with easy access to other entertainment such as the Dallas Cowboys stadium, Hurricane Harbor and the Globe Life Rangers Ballpark. Bring your RV to one of our 100-foot pull-through sites or enjoy a comfortable stay in one of our deluxe cabins. Call 800-562-3707 or visit our website to reserve your fall vacation.

A Christmas Carol

Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol, will be presented at the Kalita Humphrey Theatre starting November 20 and continuing through the month of December. Campers at Dallas / Arlington KOA can launch their Christmas season by attending this heartwarming play that portrays the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge from a selfish, mean-spirited man into a generous man filled with joy.

Another lovely event coming up is the Christmas Market on November 29 through December 15 at Rangers Ballpark. An enchanting affair, the market is similar to those held in Germany during the Christmas season. The free event will feature German food and entertainment, as well as arts, crafts and gifts.

Those looking for a restaurant open on Thanksgiving Day can go to the Thanksgiving Buffet at the Admiral Hotel in Arlington. The price for an adult is $14.94.

Arlington and Dallas will offer visitors nice entertainment during the holiday season. Visit our website and reserve your spot today.

Rangers Games

Few activities exemplify the pleasures of summer as much as a great baseball game. Those who stay at Dallas / Arlington KOA are close to Rangers Ballpark, where they can attend the exciting games between the Texas Rangers and the Colorado Rockies on June 22nd to 24th.

Other summertime activities include entertainment in an open-air venue. On June 15th to 17th, you can attend Shakespeare in the Park, where you can see the Shakespearean theatrical production of Twelfth Night. Head over to Samuel Grand Anphitheater to watch this delicious comedy involving jealousy and mistaken identity. The sidesplitting humor of this play, experienced in a casual park setting, guarantees a delightful evening.

If a rodeo is more your cup of tea, you can attend the Mesquite ProRodeo Series. Every Friday and Saturday night all summer long, you can watch the heart-pounding competition of cowboys and cowgirls.

The wide range of choices between a baseball game, a Shakespearean play and a rodeo reveal that Dallas has it all! Visit our website and make your reservations today.