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.

phantom of the universe

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.


via Sector News

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


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.

DFW is a Great Vacation Spot

dallas koaDallas / Arlington KOA is located in the midst of a sporting, activities and entertainment mecca.  People of all ages can enjoy the offerings of the DFW area, which include attractions such as Hurricane Harbor, Six Flags and the Fort Worth Stockyards as well as Rangers Ballpark and Cowboys Stadium. The area also has museums, two zoos and various points of historical interest. More than 200 restaurants are located within a 2-mile radius of our campground, so guests are sure to find food pleasing to the palate and in a style to their liking.

Are you ready for some football?  The LSU/TCU game is coming up at Cowboys Stadium on August 31, 2013, when the teams will open the 2013 season right here in Arlington in the Fifth Annual Cowboys Classic.  Fans from both sides will be flying their colors while staying at our park.  This break-out start of the football season is a premier event in college football and is not-to-be-missed.

We have been updating and beautifying sites throughout our park and have now created five new lovely deluxe patio areas.  Guests will love the charm and relaxation afforded at these attracticely landscaped and outdoor-furnished spots.

All guests can enjoy our crystal clear, refreshing pool throughout the summer and autumn months.  Visit our website and make your reservations 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.