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Winter 2016 Dallas-Fort Worth Active and Outdoors Guide

Jan 11, 2016 08:09PM, Published by Kevin, Categories: Recreation, Life+Leisure, Today, Community

Texas Rangers Fan Fest. Photo courtesy of Major League Baseball, the Texas Rangers, and Globe Life Park.

It hasn't been a frigid winter quite yet in the Metroplex, which is all the more reason to get out and enjoy it while it lasts! We've compiled a top 10 list of events/activities to enjoy in the Metroplex in January and February.

Make sure you add yours to our events 
calendar and let us know in the comments below and we'll add them throughout the winter!

13th Annual MLK Day  Dream XIII 5K  1 Mile RunWalk - start Jan 18 2016 0930AM

13th Annual MLK Day & Dream XIII 5K / 1 Mile Run/Walk - start: Jan 18, 2016 09:30AM

We are excited to invite you to the thirteenth running of the MLK Day & Dream XI 5K / 1 Mile on January 18th -- MLK Day 2016 -- in beautiful River Legacy Parks in Arlington, TX as part of... Read More » 


Panther Island Ice - start Nov 21 2015 1100AM

Panther Island Ice - start: Now - Jan 19, 2016 11:00AM

The temperatures may be dropping, but for a sneak peek at winter’s real chill, there’s only one place to go. As Ft. Worth’s only outdoor ice-skating rink, Panther Island Ice has quickly b... Read More » 


Winter Walk - start Jan 23 2016 0900AM

Winter Walk - start: Jan 23, 2016 09:00AM

This annual event promotes physical activity and a healthy lifestyle. Participants are encouraged to run, jog, walk or bike the Walnut Creek Linear Park. This year, the route will begin a... Read More » 


Texas Rangers Fan Fest - start Jan 23 2016 0900AM

Texas Rangers Fan Fest - start: Jan 23, 2016 09:00AM

The 2015 Fan Fest was one to remember! Fans enjoyed autograph sessions from top players, tours of the clubhouse, and question and answer sessions with coaches. We can't wait to see you at... Read More » 


Texas Half Marathon and 5-Mile Run  - start Jan 24 2016 0800AM

Texas Half Marathon and 5-Mile Run - start: Jan 24, 2016 08:00AM

Looking for a cool rush? Take part in the Texas Half Marathon later this month. Bundle up and break out your best sneakers to join this 14th annual event, now also offering a 5-mile run o... Read More » 


2016 Charity 2 Mile 1K RunWalk - start Jan 30 2016 0830AM

2016 Charity 2 Mile, 1K Run/Walk - start: Jan 30, 2016 08:30AM

Another fun/competitive race in a renovated, expanded Vandergriff Park in central Arlington.Have fun running, walking, strolling … Parking - available in the park. Donated packaged/boxed/... Read More » 


Free Football Clinic - start Jan 31 2016 1100AM

Free Football Clinic - start: Jan 31, 2016 11:00AM

USA Football and the US National Football Team would like to invite you to participate in a FREE football clinic for young athletes aged 7- 14; hosted at AT&T Stadium (Home of the Dallas ... Read More » 


TET Festival - start Feb 06 2016 1000AM

TET Festival - start: Feb 06, 2016 10:00AM

The Vietnamese New Year “TET” Festival presented by the Vietnamese American community of Greater Dallas will be celebrated this year at Traders Village. It's the Year Of The Monkey! Th... Read More » 


Sweetheart Dance - start Feb 06 2016 0600PM

Sweetheart Dance - start: Feb 06, 2016 06:00PM

The 2016 Daddy-Daughter Dance is set to 80s music. Refreshments and arcade games available with ticket. Discounts apply to MAC cardholders. One free photo per couple, but additional photo... Read More » 


Winter Scavenger Hunt - start Feb 26 2016 0100PM

Winter Scavenger Hunt - start: Feb 26, 2016 01:00PM

See Oliver Nature Park during winter to explore how nature changes and adapts to the season. Enjoy a naturalist-led walk with a purpose of searching, examining, learning, and checking of... Read More » 


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