Welcome to another weekend, Arlington!
If you’re like me, it couldn’t get here quick enough.
We’ve got some great ways you can unwind and have a great time.
Celebrating a birthday? Don’t forget about grabbing a free birthday meal at one of these restaurants.
Wanna catch up with friends? Head out to a happy hour and cool off with refreshing drinks.
If those weren’t enough ideas for you, here are a few more suggestions for fun things to do this weekend in Arlington:
Texas Rangers vs Kansas City Royals at Globe Life Park: Make a trip to Globe Life Park in Arlington this weekend. for the team’s final two spring training games. The Rangers will face the Kansas City Royals on Friday and Saturday at 7:05 p.m. Sunday’s game begins at 2:05 p.m. Don’t forget to review our guide to attending a game at Globe Life park and our guide to shuttle service to the ballpark. Ticket prices vary.
Concours d’Elegance of Texas Vintage Car Celebration at Arlington Convention Center and Richard Green Linear Park: Know a vintage car enthusiast? The Concours d’Elegance of Texas will hold its annual three day vintage car celebration event in Arlington for the first time at Arlington Convention Center and Richard Green Linear Park from Friday – Sunday. The event is open to the public. Click here for ticket information.
Comedian Jay Pharoah at Arlington Improv: Need a good laugh after a long week? On Friday and Saturday at the Arlington Improv in the Arlington Highlands, comedian and actor Jay Pharoah will perform five shows. Tickets are $25-$35.
Lone Star Para Invitational, Half Marathon & Mayor’s 5K: Talk about some awesome active events. On Saturday, the Lone Star Para Invitational will take place at Cravens Field. This event is the only Pre-K through 12 UIL competitive track and field meet for children with physical disabilities in Texas. Track events are at 8 a.m. and field events are at 1 p.m.
Ready for a run through Arlington? The 2017 Lone Star Half Marathon and Mayor’s 5K takes place on Sunday at Levitt Pavilion. Start times for these events are:
- Wheelchair Start: 6:30 a.m.
- Half Marathon Start: 6:40 a.m.
- Wheelchair Start: 7:10 a.m.
- Mayor’s 5K Start: 7:15 a.m.
Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird at Theatre Arlington: Theatre Arlington will perform it’s latest play, Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. The show will run on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday’s performance begins at 2 p.m. Ticket prices are $23 for adults, $21 for seniors (62+), $21 for students with a valid ID.
River Legacy’s 28th Annual Cardboard Regatta at Hurricane Harbor: Talk about an Arlington tradition unlike any other! River Legacy’s 28th Annual Cardboard Regatta at Hurricane Harbor will occur on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. This event challenges amateur boat builders – youth and adult – to design, build and navigate boats made of corrugated cardboard. The crafty cardboard creations then sail (or sink!) in Hurricane Harbor’s Wave Pool as they compete for a variety of trophies. Hurricane Harbor also opens a few select rides. This is a fundraising event that supports River Legacy Living Science Center & River Legacy Parks. Tickets on sale at the River Legacy Living Science Center for $6 per ticket through Friday! Tickets will be sold at the gate for $8.
Rich Little at Arlington Music Hall: An entertainment legend is coming to town. Rich Little will perform his brand new show Little by Little at Arlington Music Hall on Saturday, April 22. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $25.
UTA Softball at Clay Gould Ballpark: Cheer on the Mavericks softball team as they faceoff against Coastal Carolina on Saturday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. On Saturday, the team will battle Coastal Carolina at noon. Tickets are $6.
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