The first day of Fall is on September 22nd so get into the spirit of the season over the next couple of months with these Texas activities!
1. Explore a Life-Sized Pumpkin Village
The nationally acclaimed “Autumn at the Arboretum” is happening once again this year! There you will find more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squashes that will be used to create the display at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden! Visit www.dallasarboretum.org for more information!
2. Visit the State Fair of Texas
The State Fair of Texas opens at the end of the month! Going until October 23, this is the country’s longest running fair, featuring attractions from petting zoos to beer gardens and the Big Tex Choice Awards, which is just full of fried treats! Visit www.bigtex.com for more information.
3. Watch the Plano Balloon Festival
Happening at the end of this month, the sky will soon be colored with a rainbow of hot air balloons. There’s plenty to do for those of us on the ground — just make sure you have your ticket! Visit planoballoonfest.org for more information!
4. Go Apple Picking at Henrietta Creek Apple Orchard.
This orchard has over 500 hybrid dwarf apple trees ready for you to pick some of those delicious apples! This is a great outing for the whole family — so visit their website and see what apples are ready to be picked! henriettacreekorchard.com
5- 8. ALL THE DIFFERENT FALL FESTIVALS!
The following are all of the amazing fall festivals that are going on! Check em out and bring the whole fam!
- Smoked Dallas
- Dallas D*A*N*C*E – Dallas, TX
- Greek Festival of Dallas
- SMOKED Dallas BBQ & Music Fest 2017
9. The Inaugural ERA World Championship
Cowboy Up! It’s time for the ERA World Championship! From November 9 to the 13, the world championship of the Elite Rodeo Association is happening! Watch the best rodeo athletes in the world compete for a massive prize. Visit www.eraprorodeo.com for more information.
10. Scenic Drive
Watch the leaves change during a scene drive! There’s plenty of places around Texas to take the family and you can either drive or walk! Find out more by visiting: tripstodiscover.com
And there you have it! 10 of the best things to do during fall in Texas! Let us know your favorites or if you’ve done any of the above!