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Can’t-Miss Fall Festivals in Dallas

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Fall Festivals in Dallas

Although it doesn’t feel like it, Autumn will soon arrive! Time to put away the white sundresses and get ready for the fall season! Check out our top picks for Fall Festivals in Dallas and DFW you don’t want to miss.


Dallas, TX

Did someone say over 400 craft beers? The best way to kick off this year’s festival season includes delicious beer, local food, and live music at the Dallas Farmers Market. The 9th Annual Dallas Observer BrewFest returns Saturday, September 10 from 7pm-10pm. One of Dallas’ first beer festivals offers beer sampling from all different types of beers, ranging from varieties brewed down the street to others from around the globe. General admission tickets start at $35 and include entry into the event at 7pm, beer samples, live music, and access to food vendors. Check out some of the participating restaurants here.

Saturday, September 7 | 7pm-10pm | $35+


Grapevine, TX

Can you even Autumn without wine? The DFW tradition and annual Grapevine festival, the largest wine festival in the Southwest, returns on September 12. Cross grape stomping off of your Bucket List, then wonder the charming streets of Grapevine with a glass of chardonnay in hand.

September 12 – 15 | FREE before 5:00 pm on Thursday, September 12 & Friday, September 13 | $8 adult and $5 child (ages 6-12). Children under 6 are FREE.


Plano, TX

Experience the magic of watching hundreds of hot air balloons fill the sky!  This year is the Plano Balloon Festival’s 40th anniversary, so there will be live music, hot air balloon rides (tethered, of course), tons of family activities and even fireworks on Saturday evening.

September 20-22 | $10 Single-Day Ticket or $20 Weekend Ticket, $5 Child (ages 3-5)


Dallas, TX

Get your cameras ready because Autumn at the Arboretum is the perfect place to capture those perfect family photos or get that perfect Instagram shot.  With over 25,000 pumpkins and gourds on display and live music each week, you won’t want to miss this!

September – November | $15 adult, $10 child (2-12)