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Live Music, Specials, BBQ Camp and Other Not-to-Miss January Events at Texas Live!

Texas Live! in Arlington kicked off 2019 in a big way with its first extraordinary Lone Star NYE!, complete with a midnight ball drop and a 10-minute fireworks show, and record-breaking attendance at a game-watching party for the Seahawks vs. Cowboys. But that’s just the beginning for this year!The entertainment…

Clemson, Notre Dame Fans Arrive in Arlington for 2018 Cotton Bowl Classic

Fans of both the Clemson Tigers and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish poured into Arlington on Saturday, December 29, 2018, for the nationally televised College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic at AT&T Stadium. The sold out match-up marks the 10th time the Cotton Bowl Classic has been…

Concrete Work for Globe Life Field Main Concourse Now Complete

Photo Courtesy of the Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers and the City of Arlington are celebrating another construction milestone for the $1.2 billion Globe Life Field. The final concrete has been poured on the main concourse of the Rangers’ new climate-controlled ballpark, which is scheduled to open in March 2020. The final pour was located on the northeast…

Arlington City Center Project Receives Urban Design Award

Revitalization efforts under way in Downtown Arlington continue to gather praise. This month, the Greater Dallas Planning Council collectively recognized the City of Arlington’s new City Center, along with the adjacent Urban Union and 101 Center developments, with its Built Project Urban Design Award. The Great Dallas Planning Council’s awards recognize people and…

Esports Stadium Arlington Earns SportTechie’s 2018 Outstanding Venue Award

For leading the design of live esports arenas in the United States by being the biggest, newest, and perhaps the venue with the grandest plans, SportTechie has selected Esports Stadium Arlington as its Outstanding Venue for 2018. The website profiled the City’s new 100,000-square-foot Esports Stadium Arlington, which opened in November as the largest…

Esports Stadium Arlington Debut Draws Fans From Around the Globe

Drawing professional gamers and enthusiasts from across the globe, Esports Stadium Arlington made its debut last month as the largest esports venue in North America. Our latest Invest in Our Economy newsletter details the $10 million, 100,000-square-foot stadium, which celebrated its grand opening with FACEIT’s Esports Championship Series Season 6 Finals on Thanksgiving Weekend.…

‘Home Plate Update’ Highlights Future for Globe Life Park in Arlington

A new professional sports team will soon call The American Dream City home. The City and Rangers recently celebrated the announcement that one of eight XFL football teams will begin playing at Globe Life Park in Arlington when the new league launches in February 2020. That’s just one month before the…

Rangers Unveil Globe Life Field Sales Center, New Ballpark Roof Details

While construction crews and towering cranes are busy building the Texas Rangers’ new retractable-roof ballpark, die-hard fans can already check out model suites, choose their seats and explore other stadium features at the newly opened Globe Life Field Sales Center. The Rangers unveiled the Globe Life Field Sales Center, which is…

Landmark Partnership Brings Mexican National Team to AT&T Stadium

The Dallas Cowboys, Federación Mexicana de Fútbol, MLS’ FC Dallas, and the Dallas Sports Commission announced today a landmark sports partnership that will bring the popular Mexican National Team U. S. Tour to North Texas through 2022. The agreement, facilitated by FMF’s U. S. partner for the past 16 years, Soccer United Marketing…

City of Arlington Approves New Vision for a Vibrant Downtown

Sidewalk cafes, a dog park, public art and landscaping, and more housing, retail and entertainment options are part of the City’s vision for a vibrant Downtown Arlington. Over the past 10 months, the City and the Downtown Master Plan Advisory Committee gathered extensive public input to establish a strategic framework and…