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Gaylord Texan Tickets 50% Off #ChristmasAtGaylordTexan

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 20th, 2020 at 4:00 PM
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The magic of Christmas comes to Gaylord Texan Resort (@gaylordtexan) November 13th through January 3rd. There is no better way to celebrate the holiday season in the DFW area than gathering your family for holiday fun during Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan. Explore acres of twinkling lights & decorations and exciting holiday activities, shows, and events, from snow tubing and ice skating to our all-new I Love Christmas Movies™ pop-up and Yuletide Bright outdoor light & lantern experiences! #SoMuchChristmas and #ChristmasAtGaylordTexan

PLUS right now you can save 50% off I Love Christmas Movies and $5 off Yuletide Bright with the coupon code DFWMOMMY.

View more information on all the NEW events and to get your tickets HERE.

For more information on all of Gaylord Texan’s Lone Star Christmas events and activities, please visit www.christmasatgaylordtexan.com or call Gaylord Texan Reservations at 817-778-1000.

FREE Deck the Plaza Event Tomorrow in Dallas

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 20th, 2020 at 3:00 PM
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Drive around Dallas City Hall to view holiday entertainment, Christmas lights and a 35-foot tree. Tune in to WRR-FM (101.1) to hear holiday music and more on the radio.

Nov. 21 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on the plaza in front of City Hall, 1500 Marilla St., Dallas. Free. facebook.com/DallasCityHall.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

FREE Lights at Legacy This Sunday in Plano

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 20th, 2020 at 12:00 PM
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Instead of a tree lighting festival, the Shops at Legacy’s event this year will be a drive-through set to music played by a live DJ and accessible on the radio. See Santa, Mrs. Claus and other characters, plus two snowfall sections and a Christmas tree finale. The shopping center also has a drive-through Gingerbread Village with giant cookie characters and more.

Nov. 22 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Shops at Legacy, 5700 Legacy Drive, Plano. Enter the drive-through by turning onto Parkwood Boulevard from Legacy Drive. Free. shopsatlegacy.com/events.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

River and Blues Festival Starts Today in Fort Worth

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 13th, 2020 at 3:30 PM
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Country and blues artists will perform at this two-day socially distanced music festival at Fort Worth’s Panther Island Pavilion waterfront venue.

On Nov. 13, see headliner Charley Crockett along with Kody West, Grady Spencer and the Work, Elaina Kay and Southern Avenue. Nov. 14′s lineup has headliners Maddie and Tae plus Bart Crow, Samantha Fish, Casey James, Courtney Patton and Jason Eady, and Kirk House.

General admission seating is in 10-by-10-foot pods that can hold up to 10 people, and each pod will be 12 feet from other pods. Masks are required, and cashless transactions are encouraged.

Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. and Nov. 14 at 3 p.m. at Panther Island Pavilion, 395 Purcey St., Fort Worth. Tickets start at $55 per day. Free admission for ages 10 and younger. Parking is $10. riverandbluesfest.com.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Radiance: A Holiday Light Spectacular Starts This Weekend

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 13th, 2020 at 2:30 PM
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In challenging times like these, we can all use a little Christmas magic to brighten up our lives. That’s why Radiance is bringing not one, but THREE drive-through light show extravaganzas to North Texas this Holiday Season!

Gather the family and sip a cup of hot chocolate as you marvel at two million lights, animated to the tunes of your favorite holiday classics from the safety and comfort of your car! Enjoy the wonder of RADIANCE! A Holiday Light Spectacular, at Frisco, Decatur, or Weatherford, or gather your friends and experience all three.

This year Christmas comes early! Celebrate the season and make lasting memories in our COVID-SAFE, family-fun environments, starting on Veterans Day, November 11 through January 3rd.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

North Texas Food Bank Holiday Food Distribution Event at Fair Park Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 13th, 2020 at 12:00 PM
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The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB), in conjunction with Fair Park First, Spectra, In the City for Good, MWL Cares, The Big Good, the Gary Patterson Foundation, the Enrico Foundation, and the Baptist Ministers Union will host a holiday food distribution event at Fair Park on Saturday, November 14 from 9:00 AM until noon, or until all available food has been distributed. The NTFB plans to distribute more than half a million pounds of food to 8,500 families. This will be the fifth food distribution event held at Fair Park since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Saturday, November 14 from 9:00 AM until noon, or until all available food has been distributed. We ask guests and patrons not to start lining up until 8:00 AM.     

WHERE:    The pick-up area for guests in vehicles will be in Lots 15 and 16. Drivers should enter through Gate 2 only, located at the intersection of Parry Avenue and Haskell Avenue, and follow directional signage to the pick-up area.

DETAILS:  The NTFB will distribute USDA products, Family Relief Boxes, Frozen Turkeys while supplies last, and Kitted Produce bags using the following steps:

  • Cars Queue – We ask guests in vehicles not to start lining up until 8:00 AM. Enter at Gate 2 only and follow directional signage and traffic personnel to the pick-up area, which will be located in Lots 15 and 16.
  • Intake Form Distribution – Guests will be required to fill out a self-declared, no ID required intake form. Once complete, the form should be placed, face-up, on the vehicle dashboard. Intake forms collect information for the Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), including name, address, monthly income, and household size.
  • Food Distribution – All food will be placed in the trunk of each vehicle. If the trunk does not open, the NTFB or a volunteer will place the food on the hood, roof, or trunk of the car and ask the guest to drive forward and transfer the boxes to their trunk. Each family will receive one (1) frozen turkey (while supplies last), a 20 lb. box of shelf-stable dry products, and a 15lb bag of fresh produce. All food is first come, first served.

Safety precautions have been established to limit any physical interaction with the NTFB and volunteers on site. Visit www.ntfb.org/mobile-pantry for information on other NTFB Disaster Relief Mobile Pantry events.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Gaylord Texan Tickets 50% Off #ChristmasAtGaylordTexan

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, November 6th, 2020 at 3:00 PM
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The magic of Christmas comes to Gaylord Texan Resort (@gaylordtexan) November 13th through January 3rd. There is no better way to celebrate the holiday season in the DFW area than gathering your family for holiday fun during Lone Star Christmas at Gaylord Texan. Explore acres of twinkling lights & decorations and exciting holiday activities, shows, and events, from snow tubing and ice skating to our all-new I Love Christmas Movies™ pop-up and Yuletide Bright outdoor light & lantern experiences! #SoMuchChristmas and #ChristmasAtGaylordTexan

PLUS right now you can save 50% off I Love Christmas Movies and $5 off Yuletide Bright with the coupon code DFWMOMMY.

View more information on all the NEW events and to get your tickets HERE.

For more information on all of Gaylord Texan’s Lone Star Christmas events and activities, please visit www.christmasatgaylordtexan.com or call Gaylord Texan Reservations at 817-778-1000.

Cast Your Vote on Election Day 2020

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020 at 8:00 AM
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Don’t forget that today is Election Day- polls are open from 7am to 7pm!

Contact your local County Voter Registration Officials for information specific to your county. For a listing of County websites click here.

For contact or general election information on all the Texas races, go here.

 

Las Colinas Day of the Dead Fest on Oct 31st

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, October 30th, 2020 at 4:00 PM
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In conjunction with Toyota Music Factory, the United States/Mexico Cultural and Education Foundation will set up a traditional Mexican Ofrenda at the Texas Lottery Plaza in Las Colinas in celebration of Día de los Muertos on October 31, 2020.

The event will feature both virtual and in-person events to educate and entertain viewers on the rich tradition of Día de los Muertos. During this time, families will commemorate their loved ones by placing personal items, drinks, flowers, food and candles out to help guide the departed back home. We would like to share this cultural expression with people in North Texas and will set up an Ofrenda that will be open to the public in honor of loved ones and community members that have been lost due to COVID-19.

Go HERE for more information.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Scream For Ice Cream at QT on Halloween

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 at 4:00 PM
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If you need a simple, easy activity to get the family out of the house and get their minds off door-to-door candy hunting, find a QuikTrip gas station and pop in between 4 and 10 p.m. on Oct. 31. Kids 12 and under wearing a costume will get a free vanilla ice cream cone!

Find a QT at locations.quiktrip.com.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

FREE Scare in The Park in Cedar Hill on Halloween

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020 at 3:00 PM
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October 31, 2020
6-8 pm at Valley Ridge Park
FREE Family Event

Enjoy Halloween fun while staying in your vehicle!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions on gatherings, this year at Scare in the Park (a revised version of our usual Scare on the Square event) families will remain in their vehicles as they drive through a Halloween trunk-or-treat at Valley Ridge Park. Each vehicle will be handed a treat bag from each vendor it passes.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

DriveBoo Halloween Going on @ AAC

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, October 23rd, 2020 at 3:00 PM
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DriveBoo is offering a contact-free, family-friendly drive-through event in American Airlines Center’s Silver Parking Garage. Enjoy a spooky night from the comfort of your vehicle!

Four levels of the garage have themes such as carnivals, nostalgic Halloween scares and movie characters. Those looking for a more frightening time can purchase an upgrade to Post Apocalyptic Chaos on the fifth floor. The scares will be more intense and may have you double- checking that the car doors are locked. Halloween costumes are encouraged. Timed tickets must be purchased in advance.

Through Oct. 31, Fridays and Saturdays from 7 to 11 p.m. at American Airlines Center’s Silver Parking Garage, 2503 Victory Ave., Dallas. $30 per car. $40 for Apocalypse upgrade. 

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Halloween Geocaching in Highland Village

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, October 23rd, 2020 at 12:30 PM
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The City of Highland Village Parks and Recreation Department has hidden geocaches throughout the city- venture outside and explore as you search for hidden treasure. Geocaching is fun for the whole family!

There is a color located inside or on the container of each cache placed by HVPARD. Take note of the color for each cache and submit your results to the submission form to be entered in to the drawing for a prize. For each cache you find, your name will be entered into the drawing. If you find all three caches, then your team will be entered in 3 times! The more colors you find, the better your chances of winning! The submission form will be open for 2 weeks. The submission form will open on Wednesday, October 21 and will close on Wednesday, November 4. Submit the colors you have found for the chance to win a $25 MasterCard gift card. The winner will be selected on Thursday, November 5.

For more information, go HERE.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Discounted Adult or Child Admission to Texas Renaissance Festival

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, October 16th, 2020 at 3:00 PM
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Head over to Groupon to score discounted Adult or Child Admission to Texas Renaissance Festival!  This awesome event takes place about 3 hours south of DFW and would make for a super fun day trip or fall weekend getaway!

What You’ll Get:

  • General admission
  • Children age 4 and under are free
  • Children age 5-12 are free on Sunday
  • Events start at 9 a.m.

This event is taking steps to help protect your health by following all applicable laws and regulations concerning COVID-19 safety.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

The Big Tex Fair Food Drive-Thru Going on This Weekend

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, October 9th, 2020 at 10:00 AM
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The 2020 State Fair of Texas may be canceled, but fair foodies can still get their fix. The Big Tex Fair Food Drive-Thru is a progressive Fair food experience on the grounds of the great State Fair of Texas. Visitors will drive through the grounds, which are decked out in State Fair style, picking up Fair food favorites along the way.

At Big Tex circle, visitors will park and exit their cars to have their annual pictures taken by a professional photographer. The experience will then continue with a drive along to Lagoon to pick up some of the sweeter offerings and have a bit of Midway fun! The entire experience should take approximately one to one and a half hours.

And don’t forget, if you want to enjoy your Fair food treats before heading home, you can bring a picnic setup and stop to eat in one of our parking lots as you exit the fairgrounds.

Get your tickets HERE. Ticket package prices include food. Each car can bring up to eight guests.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!