A Guide to Dallas Fall Festivals and Carnivals


There are a bunch of fall festivals and carnivals in Dallas this year that the entire family can enjoy. From Oktoberfests to Halloween carnivals, check out our list and let us know in the comments if we missed one of your favorites!

McKinney Parktoberfest

Location: The Copper Mill

Date: September 26, 2020; Starts at 5:30pm

Cost: $65/car

Dust off your lederhosen and tune up your yodel for this year’s Oktoberfest with a social distancing; Parktoberfest! Enjoy Keg Tapping, Stein Holding Competition, and Interactive Trivia all from the safety of your car. Come and listen to Brave Combo, the Denton-based award-winning polka and world music band starting at 8 pm.

Southlake Oktoberfest

Location :: Southlake Town Square

Date :: October 2-4, 2020; Friday: 4-11pm, Saturday: 10am-11pm, Sunday: 12-8pm

Cost :: FREE admission and parking

Come dressed in your best lederhosen and dirndl and stay for lots of food, live music, arts and crafts vendors, and wiener dog racin’. If you happen to have a wiener dog, by all means, register for the race and costume contest!

Perry Pumpkin Patch

I know this sounds like it should be in the “Pumpkin Patch” section, but it’s actually a one-time fall festival event. Picnic in the park, enjoy old fashion games and crafts, participate in the pie-eating and pie-baking contests, compete in the costume contest, and choose a pumpkin to celebrate fall at the A.W. Perry Homestead Museum. 

Location :: A.W. Perry Homestead Museum, Carrollton

Date :: October 17, 2020

Cost :: FREE

A Guide to Fall Fun in Dallas


  1. Another Great Family Outing The DFW Kid’s Directory Fall Festival at the Dallas Farmers Marketing Presenting sponsors Medical City Children’s Urgent Care and CareNow! Saturday October 19th from 10am-2pm FREE to the public with Face painting, balloon twisting, Critterman, Pair of Pirates, Dallas Stars, Texas legends, Dallas Sidekicks, Crafts on Wheelz, Country Critters, Perot Stem Truck and SOO many more! Come out and Join the Fun!


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