All posts by Office of Communication

Culture Buzz: Enchant Christmas Lights Up Arlington’s Entertainment District

The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV visits Enchant Christmas, which debuts this year in Arlington’s Entertainment District. With more than two million twinkling lights and brilliantly lit sculptures, families will create memories that will last beyond the holiday season. Based upon the delightful children’s story “The Adventures of Enchant: The Great Search,” written by…

Arlington Police Department Announces 2017 Holiday Traffic Map

The Arlington Police Department encourages drivers to be safe and to use caution this holiday season as traffic increases on the roads. The department has published its 2017 Holiday Traffic map for residents and visitors to look at before shopping for family, friends and loved ones in the Parks Mall and…

Arlington Music Hall’s Christmaspectacular! Opens Dec. 1, 2017

After an enormously sucessful opening last December, the Arlington Music Hall invites residents and visitors to once again experience Christmaspectacular! this holiday season. This holiday musical adventure opens Friday, Dec. 1 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, in Downtown Arlington. Christmaspectacular!, written and created by Disney veteran Claud Smith III, is directed this year by…

Christmas Tree Arrives at City Hall Ahead of 2017 Holiday Lights Parade

The holiday season has officially arrived in The American Dream City. An approximately 50-foot blue spruce Christmas tree made its way from Michigan to City Hall on Tuesday  morning, November 21, 2017. In keeping with tradition, the official lighting ceremony will be Saturday, December 9, 2017, immediately after the annual Arlington Holiday Lights Parade. This…

The Eagles, Chris Stapleton Coming to AT&T Stadium Next June

The Eagles and Chris Stapleton have announced a June 23, 2018, concert date at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The Eagles, who have been awarded six Grammy awards, have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide and were inducted into the Rock & Rock Hall of Fame in 1998. Tickets for the Arlington concert go…

2017 Thanksgiving Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. Residential garbage and recycling collection will not occur on Thanksgiving Day. Collection will resume on the following regular collection day. Friday collections will occur as usual. Regular office hours and service…

Bond Tracker: Newly Renovated Fire Station 12 Set to Open in December

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features the newly renovated Fire Station 12, located at 5050 South Collins Street, Arlington, TX 76018. The $1.9…

Arlington Hosts European Aviation Delegation Exploring U.S. Market Opportunities

Earlier this week, the City of Arlington hosted a delegation of aviation and aerospace companies from Europe who are interested in expanding their market opportunities in the United States. Representatives from five German aerospace companies met with Arlington city and community leaders, local economic development staff, as well as Arlington aviation and aerospace…