Tag Archives: Downtown Arlington

Downtown Arlington Seeks Cultural District Designation from Texas Commission on the Arts

From the colorful sculptures on display along busy streets to the diverse mix of concerts, shows and art exhibits offered year-round, it’s easy to identify downtown Arlington as a growing cultural arts destination within the city. Now, the Downtown Arlington Management Corporation has its fingers crossed that the state will make…

13 Must-Know Tips for 4th of July in Arlington

With so many fabulous things to do in Arlington, TX during the Fourth of July weekend, our friends over at the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau have compiled some useful tips to help you rock your red, white, and blue good times in comfort and style:LIGHT UP ARLINGTON Sunday, July 3 Downtown…

Fourth of July Events in Arlington: “The American Dream City”

It’s that time of year – celebrating our freedom to create our own American Dream. Here’s a list of patriotic events scheduled for this holiday weekend. Light Up Arlington!When: 6 p. m. to 10:30 p. m., Sunday, July 3. Fireworks begin at 9:45 p. m. Where: Downtown Arlington More info: naturallyfun. org/light-up-arlington Cost: Free Thousands of people will pack…

Four Reasons To See the Vivian Maier: Lost and Found Exhibit

The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau’s blog has captured some of the most enticing reasons below why you should venture to the Arlington Museum of Art now through August 21 to see mysterious, breathtaking and honest works of the mysterious Vivian Maier, whose work was discovered very shortly after her death at…

Pardon Our Dust, But These Downtown Improvements Will be Game Changers

With the construction of 101 Center and work about to commence on the new George W. Hawkes Central Library, exciting things are happening in downtown Arlington. But with that progress comes temporary inconveniences. In early July, construction will start on the new $30 million downtown library and the new City Council…

Bigger Means Better at 10th Annual Light up Arlington Fireworks Show

Come downtown and celebrate the Parks and Recreation Department’s 10th annual Light Up Arlington with great food, awesome music and fireworks!This year’s event has been extended north and south of City Hall to make room for activities. With overflowing crowds and heavy pedestrian traffic, the expansion will help alleviate crowd flow and smooth transportation for…

Levitt Pavilion Arlington’s Annual Benefit Concert Features B-52s

Known as “The World’s Greatest Party Band,” the B-52s will bring their party rock to Levitt Pavilion Arlington Saturday, Oct. 8, for the pavilion’s annual benefit concert that raises funds for more than 50 free concerts a year. Tickets for Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital presents The B-52s go on sale…

Abram Street Lane Closures Through Downtown Extended by Two Weeks

Due to an unexpected conflict with other utilities, lane closures on Abram Street in downtown Arlington will last longer than originally anticipated. Westbound lanes on Abram Street between East Street and Elm Street will remain closed to drivers through July 1, about two weeks longer than scheduled. The two westbound lanes and the…

The Polyphonic Spree Kicks Off Downtown Arlington Center Stage Music Festival May 27

The Levitt’s 2016 Baylor Orthopedic & Spine Hospital Summer Concert Season kicks off May 27-29 as the centerpiece of the Downtown Arlington Center Stage Music Festival, featuring six free concerts at the Levitt and a variety of music artists in restaurants surrounding the pavilion. The Levitt’s summer season starts with the…