Finding Fall in DFW

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Cooler weather, football games, and pumpkin spice everything. Finally, fall has arrived in DFW. To experience it to the fullest, we’ve highlighted some of our favorite #UberApproved fall activities from around The Metroplex that you’re sure to enjoy this October!

Picture Perfect Pumpkins

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Autumn at the Arboretum | Now Until November 25, 9am – 5pm

Pumpkins here, pumpkins there, pumpkins (literally) everywhere! Come capture the perfect fall Instagram at the Arboretum. They’ve taken their nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village up a notch this year by putting more than 75,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash on display. There’s plenty of fun for all ages with the Hay Bale Maze, Great Pumpkin Search, and Cinderella’s Carriage in the Pecan Grove. And the best part? Selfie-sticks welcome. Score!

#ProTip: Ballin’ on a budget? Check out the daily discounts here.

Crawl for a Cause

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Brew Crawl for Breast Cancer | October 17, Noon – 5pm

Crawl for a cause! Spend your Saturday afternoon with Dallas Brew Scene touring 5 local microbreweries with your friends in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Tickets include drink tickets, sweet brew crawl swag, Uber ride credit to help you make the rounds, and the ultimate satisfaction of knowing 100% of net proceeds will benefit Bradie James’ Foundation 56. Tickets are limited, so don’t wait for last call!

#ProTip: Make sure you’re wearing your Brew Crawl shirt at each stop, it ensure you’re able to get inside the brewery. Cheers!

Light Up Your Night

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Aurora | October 16, 7pm – 2am

Aurora is an event that is sure to impress all. For one night only, 19 blocks of Downtown Dallas will showcase the world’s most innovative contemporary art. Light, video, sound, and performance created by more than 100 local and international artists will transform the Arts District into an experience you will never forget.  

#ProTip: Uber will have a designated drop-off and pick-up lane, so avoid the traffic congestion and explore the show without a worry.

Test Run Your Costume

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Haunt Jaunt 2015 | October 17, 6pm

Ghosts and ghouls alike will be spooking up the town while taking their Halloween costumes for a test run at the Haunt Jaunt 5k & 1 mile fun run. This nighttime, Halloween themed race is open to all ages. So grab your fellow runners and head to Plano for some funky, fall, active entertainment!

#ProTip: Save yourself a real scare! Add some extra flare to your costume with a headlamp or flashlight, some areas of the race may be a bit dark. Nothin’ like a little jog with a flashlight on your forehead, right?

Shop Local

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Urban Street Bazaar | October 17, 12pm – 8pm

Enjoy an afternoon outside in the beautiful fall weather in Bishop Arts at the Urban Street Bazaar. It’s never too early to start on your holiday gift list! Shop for unique goods by regional makers and artisans, along with live music, local treats and a slew of vendors.

#ProTip: Get a sneak peek! You can peep the vendor list here.

Go Country

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Ranch Bash | October 24, 1pm

Grab your cowboy hat and get yer boots on, it’s time to two-step over to Ranch Bash! This Texas tradition is the largest single-day Texas music festival in North Texas and it’s kicking off along the banks of Fort Worth’s Panther Pavilion on October 24 from 1pm – 11pm. The top names in Texas Country music have come out to entertain fans for the past 10 years, and you won’t want to miss this year’s line up!

#ProTip: Free Admission to all active Military men and women.

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