Top Things to do This Fall πŸπŸŽƒ

It’s officially fall! It’s time to start dragging out the pumpkin carving tools and thinking of Halloween costume ideas. With fall comes fall festivals and other fun and festive events all throughout the season. We’ve put together a list of the top fall things to do this season!

Check out our event calendar for more events all season long!

Legally Blonde

Oct. 4-6 & Oct. 11-13, 2019
Uptown Theater – 120 E. Main Street 

The Grand Prairie Arts Council presents, Legally Blonde, a girl who loves to be pampered and shop for the latest all-pink outfits (and matching handbags, of course). But don’t let this seemingly ditsy fashionista fool you, this sorority sister is smarter than she seems and doesn’t take “no” for an answer.


Paranormal Night at The Palace

Oct. 11 & 18, 2019
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! – 601 Palace Parkway

Is Ripley’s actually haunted like the urban legend says? Come find out on Ripley’s Paranormal Night at the Palace! A night filled with entrance into all five attractions and a paranormal class followed by a ghost hunt with professional equipment! 


Pumpkin Run

Oct. 12, 2019
Lynn Creek Park – 5610 Lake Ridge Pkwy

The 33nd annual Pumpkin Run presented by the Grand Prairie Metro Rotary Club has fall fitness and fun for the whole family! A 1-mile fun run will kick-start the event at 8 a.m. followed by a 10K run and 5K run/walk at 8:30 a.m. Free pumpkin decorating, face painting, team challenges, and a free “Waffle Way” pancake breakfast with delicious bacon from Outlaws BBQ.


Fall Tejano Festival

Oct. 12-13, 2019
Traders Village – 2602 Mayfield Rd. 

The festival will feature live Tejano music from the most popular Tejano bands, DJ’s playing games, and more all under the Big Red Patio. Traders Village is America’s #1 Marketplace with tons of fun for the whole family!


Farmers Market Pumpkin Giveaway

Oct. 19, 2018
Farmers Market – 120 W. Main Street 

Grand Prairie Farmers Market is giving away free pumpkins on Saturday, October 13! The first 75 families will each receive a free pumpkin starting at 8 a.m. with additional market purchase, while supplies last. (No rain checks. Limit one per family.)


Hong Kong Market Place Music & Food Festival

Oct. 25-27, 2019
Asia Times Square – 2625 W. Pioneer Parkway

Enjoy three days of mini concerts with various styles from classic to modern, from Asian to American and foods from vendors of different cuisines, such as Vietnamese, Chinese, Thailand, Korean, Hispanic, and American.


Farmers Market Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest

Oct. 26, 2019
Farmers Market – 120 W. Main Street

Bring your furry friends dressed in their costumes for a contest!


Movies on the Lawn – Hocus Pocus

Oct. 26, 2019
EpicCentral – 2960 Epic Place

Watch the all-time classic Halloween movie, Hocus Pocus, on the Grand Lawn behind The Epic. Food trucks and concessions will be available.

Street N’ Treat

Oct. 31, 2019
Farmers Market – 120 W. Main Street 

Join us for a fun and enjoyable Halloween event in Grand Prairie! Participants will enjoy FREE games and trick-or-treating in Market Square. Prepare to dress to impress, ask β€œTrick-or-Treat” and bring a large bucket for candy!


Dia de los Muertos

Nov. 1, 2019
Traders Village – 2602 Mayfield Rd.

Celebrate the Day of the dead at Traders Village with a parade, artists, dancing and more! Join us and dress in your favorite Dia de Los Muertos costume.


Prairie Lights

Nov. 28 – Dec. 31, 2019
Lynn Creek Park – 5610 Lake Ridge Parkway

Upon arriving at the entrance of Prairie Lights,  you will be dazzled with 4 million lights set along 2 miles of path. Hundreds of ALL-NEW displays in shapes of all kinds line and arch over the roads. Halfway through the drive get out of your car for a stop at Holiday Village where you will find food, gifts, Santa, a brand-new indoor Holiday Show, and the Holiday Magic Lighted Walk-Through Forest. Once back in your vehicle, the second half of the drive ends with the very animated light tunnel – the perfect finale to a night you will never forget!


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