Fang Fest

Pony rides, train rides, video game truck, bounce houses, popcorn machine, costume contest with prizes, face painting, photobooth, dunk-your-dentist dunk tank, arts & crafts with pumpkin painting. Friday, October 24, 3:00 –6:00 PM Pediatric Dental World, 2300 Village … [Continue Reading]

Fang Fest

The GrapeYard

Experience the thrills and chills of the 4th Annual GrapeYard event! Enjoy an evening of fright and fun at our new location in Meadowmere Park on the eerie Grapevine Lake shore line. This park will be transformed into a captivating family-friendly environment full of crafts, live … [Continue Reading]


Aristocats Kids On Stage

The Aristocats Kids What’s a cat to do? Madame’s jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside. Luckily, Thomas O’Malley and his rag-tag bunch of alley cats come to their rescue! The show, based on the Disney … [Continue Reading]

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Special Event at Vista Ridge Mall

Anti-Bullying Event at Vista Ridge Mall In an effort to teach children to be kind to one another and reject bullying behavior, Vista Ridge Mall launches Malls & Retailers United Against Bullying on Saturday, October 25 beginning at 11 a.m. The free event is presented in … [Continue Reading]

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FloMo Hoopfest Basketball Tournament

The FloMo Hoopfest is an event geared to provide great competition for those who are looking for a well-organized 3on3 Basketball Tournament. Create your own team of 3-5 players and compete against members of your age division. FloMo Hoopfest Basketball Tournament Saturday, … [Continue Reading]


Featured Activities

Zombie Experience


Aftermath: Genesis – All-New Interactive Zombie Experience After the disaster, local myths and horrifying stories ran rampant of the dead rising and wreaking havoc on the living! Join BOKOR Advanced Immuno-Technologies on an immerse journey that will take you deep into the infected zone in an attempt to gain control over the growing threat of the undead. Traverse various terrain evading what … [Read More...]

Family Fright Nite Campout

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Family Fright Nite The Colony’s Family Halloween Campout Don’t miss the 8th annual Family Fright Night family Halloween campout at Stewart Creek Park. Join us for a haunted trail, tent trick or treating, costume and scream contests, scary movie, hayride, campfire, s’mores and great food. This event has limited enrollment and fills quickly, so don’t delay. Saturday, October 25, 4:00 PM – … [Read More...]

Special Event at Lewisville Library

KNO- Halloween Party

Fandom Frenzy Costume Party Whether you love Divergent, Doctor Who, Supernatural or Sherlock, this costume party is for you! We are hosting a fandom-themed costume party. Show us what you are a fan of and you might win a prize. Dress to impress! Thursday, October 23, 6:30 PM Lewisville Library 1197 W Main St., Lewisville (972) 219-3570 or Website Grades 6 – 12; No registration … [Read More...]

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This Week’s Newsletter

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Events and Activities 2014 Oct 24-30

** Download This Week's Newsletter ** Activities This Week: The Grapeyard Haunted Houses Halloween Campout Fang Fest Zebra 5K & Fun Run FloMo Hoopfest Anti Bullying Event Fun Lab Tour Pumpkin DIve Community Showcase Spooktacular Event in Lewisville Monster Mash Movie & Magic on the Lawn Zombie Experience in Grapevine Halloween Events at Bass Pro Murder … [Read More...]

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Kids Night Out at Yogi Kids

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Halloween Party!! Grab your mask or your broom!! Yogi Kids will be your host.  Come dressed as yourself, or in costume:)  There will be food, drink, games, crafts, and witch’s brew! Saturday, October 25, 5:00 – 8:00 PM Yogi Kids, 3051 Churchill Dr #250 Flower Mound, TX 75022 Cost:  See Description Ages 4 –12 $20/$15 siblings
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Special Event at Sea Life Aquarium

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Sea Life Grapevine Dives into Halloween Fun with Underwater Pumpkin Carving You’re in for frightful fishy fun at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium with several underwater Halloween happenings.  Enjoy a few tricks and a lot of fun treats that include scary fish facts, a pumpkin patch photo opportunity and underwater pumpkin carving.  Be sure to stop by on select Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays … [Read More...]

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Favorite Dallas Blogs Dallas and Fort Worth have an incredibly talented pool of bloggers, covering a wide variety of topics: food, fashion, savings, events & activities, lifestyle, and parenting topics to name a few.  Below you'll find a list of some of my favorite Dallas Blogs! Browse around and have fun!! Share them with your friends! And tell us what YOUR favorite blogs … [Read More...]

Dallas Art Bee in Frisco

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Fifth Wheel Media proudly presents the 2014 Art Bee contest, an annual children’s art competition for ages 12 and under with participants creating art at a venue and their creations juried by a panel of eminent and renowned artists in the community. The Mission of this Contest is to foster the “love of arts” amongst kids and better exercise the side of the brain that serves this very … [Read More...]

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No Great Wolf Passes 2014 Update from Big Brother Big Sisters Website: Big Brother Big Sisters will not be selling wristbands for 2014. Please direct all questions about sales to the Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine. ** From Last Year ** 2013 Great Wolf Lodge & Big Brothers Big Sisters Community Days … [Read More...]

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For over 25 years, the most authentic Oktoberfest celebration outside of Munich has been held in Addison, Texas.  This year, over 70,000 fans will come together September 18-21, 2014 to share a love of polka, German food and, of course, the same Paulaner Bier that will be served at Bavaria’s favorite festival. As a part of its award-winning tradition, Addison has timed their festival to coincide … [Read More...]

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SAVE $5 at Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine!! Print & Redeem: $5 OFF admission at Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine Texas (DFW)!  Present coupon the the admission center to receive $5 off a one-day standard full-price admission ticket for up to four (4) guests.  Offer not valid with pre-purchased tickets, nor can it be combined with any other offer or discount.  Offer only valid when walk-up … [Read More...]

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Ongoing Activities & Events

Flamingo Flocking

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Support the Flower Mound Humane Society with this FUNdraiser!! Starting at $25.00, you can have a flock of plastic flamingos set up in an unsuspecting friend's yard.  Perfect for the proud graduate... the birthday boy or girl... the parents of that sweet new baby.... or anyone who appreciates a bit of humor! Under cover of darkness local volunteers will set up and later remove the flamingo … [Read More...]

How to Boo A Friend:


Halloween offers lots of fun activities for kids, including “booing” your friends. Here’s how: Create a small goodie bag with homemade treats, store-bought candy, or small toys and stickers. Attach one of these letters to the bag. After dark, and only with an adult, "boo" your friends or neighbors: Place the treat bag on the doorstep, ring the doorbell and run! Do not let the person … [Read More...]

Grapevine Pumpkin Patch

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Pumpkin Patch at First Methodist Church Grapevine!! First Methodist Grapevine will be hosting a Pumpkin Patch this year to support their youth! All types and sizes of pumpkins and gourds for sale! Plus lots of activities for the kids and backdrops for photo opportunities. The Grapevine Botanical Gardens are just across the parking lot, and Nash Farm is just across the street. Make a family … [Read More...]

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A great list of local haunted houses in Dallas, Fort Worth, Denton, and everywhere in between.  There are lots of haunted houses in Arlington, Bedford, Denton, Irving, Lake Dallas, Plano, Southlake, and The Colony!!  Time to get scared!! Haunted Houses are listed alphabetically by city: Arlington Boneyard Haunted House 2921 E. Division St. Arlington, Texas, 76011 United … [Read More...]

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Information on local pumpkin patches in Flower Mound, Lewisville, and the surrounding DFW communities. Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch  October 1-31, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM CLICK HERE for DETAILS.     Flower Mound Pumpkin Village 2014 - CLOSED CLICK HERE for DETAILS.       Grapevine Pumpkin Patch October 1-31, 2014 First Methodist Church Grapevine … [Read More...]

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Taco Soup

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This post is sponsored by Market Street. All opinions are my own. Easy Taco Soup This Taco Soup is a staple in our home.  It's a great recipe to make with your kids - simply open cans and packages, mix and heat!! And if you choose the canned chicken option for meat, it's a dish you can throw together last-minute, when you have unexpected guests (because all of the ingredients can be stored in … [Read More...]

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