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.

Arlington Sporting Events

Visitors to the DFW area can take in Dallas Cowboys’ football games or college basketball games in December. If you are a sports fan, you may want to also reserve seats at the Cotton Bowl in January.

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Sporting Events

The Cowboys will play the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on December 18 and the Detroit Lyons on December 26 at AT&T Stadium. If you prefer basketball, you can watch the Lady Mavericks or Dallas Mavericks play home games at College Park Center UTA.

College football fans will have a great time at the Cotton Bowl on January 2 at AT&T Stadium, where Western Michigan will battle No. 8 Wisconsin. Kickoff time is at noon. Tickets may be purchased here.

Christmas Events

The following Christmas events around Arlington will make your holidays merry:

  • A Christmas Carol will be playing from now until December 18 at Theatre Arlington. Tickets are $23 for adults.
  • On December 15, the Symphony Arlington will present a concert entitled Holiday Safari. It will start at 7:30 p.m. at the Arlington Music Hall.
  • The Texas Christkindle Market will be at Globe Life Park until December 23. Aside from lovely gifts, it will feature German cuisine such as potato pancakes and goulash.

Stay With Us

You can enjoy all the above events plus much more in DFW. 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.

 

Catch Your Frights in Arlington

It’s that time of year again! You might have already picked out a pumpkin and selected a costume, but have you scheduled time for vacation? Come out to Arlington to get your frights, and stay at Dallas/Arlington KOA.

frighfestSix Flags Over Texas turns into a haunted theme park in October. Fright Fest will run until November 1, so be sure to start planning now! Head over to Boomtown Terror to tour the haunted mines, if you dare! The Texas section has been overrun by creatures of the night, searching for the gold they never found. Run away from zombies, beware of the Cirjus Berzerkus, don’t get an operation from Dr. Fright! Whatever fight you choose, it’s going to give you the spooks.

Fright Fest features thrilling attractions like the Superman: Tower of Terror, the Titan Witch, Cadaver Hall Asylum and more! To plan your trip, stop by the Fright Fest website for tickets, dates and hours of operation.

Then relax at Dallas/Arlington KOA, where the cost of lodging isn’t frightening! You can relax and enjoy the season with your family. Call us today to book your fall vacation.

Stay With Us

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.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Baseball season is in full swing. If you’ve been pumped up since spring training, it’s time to come see Arlington’s favorite team play. Stay at Dallas/Arlington KOA this summer and enjoy one of America’s favorite pastimes.

rangersThe Globe Life Park in Arlington is home to the Texas Rangers. With beautiful baseball-only facilities, this stadium brings the best game to baseball fans. Enjoy legendary food like the Boomstick, a 24-inch hot dog complete with chili, cheese, jalapenos and onions. Or grab a bag of popcorn or peanuts if you’re feeling nostalgic. The park serves beer from all around the world as well as frozen margaritas.

Enjoy post-game fireworks on Friday, May 15, May 29 and June 12. Then come out for Ice Cream Sunday on May 17 and June 14, when ice cream is just $1. Other theme nights include Dollar Hot Dog Night on Wednesday, June 3 and 24. So round up your family and bring them to the ballpark this summer. To purchase tickets for the games, and to see the schedule, visit the Texas Rangers website.

Dallas/Arlington KOA is located just a short drive from the stadium, off South Cooper Road. Enjoy close access to outlet malls, shopping in the Highlands, delicious restaurants and live music. Downtown Fort Worth is also a short drive away, so hop on the highway to see the Stockyards and round up some delicious barbeque.

Stay With Us

Dallas/Arlington KOA is conveniently located in Arlington, TX with easy access to entertainment such as the Dallas Cowboys stadium, Hurricane Harbor, Six Flags Over Texas 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 summer vacation.

Laugh in the New Year!

Merry Christmas from Texas KOA! Celebrate the New Year with a lot of laughs! Come out to Dallas/Arlington KOA and resolve to have more fun this year. There’s no better way to ring in 2015.

zingerzZingerz Comedy Club presents the New Year’s Eve Laff Party on December 31, 2014. Come out to Fox & Hound Sports Tavern at 1001 N.E. Green Oaks Blvd. in Arlington, TX. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. There will be a party from 10 p.m. – 2 a.m. following the comedy show.

The professional comedy show will feature Las Vegas headliner Patrick DeGuire from NBC, Comedy Central and HBO. The after party will be the biggest New Year’s Eve party in Arlington with two DJs, dancing, billiards, darts and a midnight champagne toast. Admissions are discounted when you purchase tickets in advance, so visit the website for more information.

Stay at Dallas/Arlington KOA

Dallas/Arlington KOA is conveniently located in Arlington, TX with easy access to entertainment such as the Dallas Cowboys stadium, Hurricane Harbor, Six Flags Over Texas 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.