Opening day is coming for Texas Live, the new entertainment and hospitality district from the city of Arlington with the Texas Rangers and the Cordish Companies. The venue will celebrate its opening with a four-day weekend, from August 9-12, full of entertainment that includes performances by the Toadies, Bleachers, and Kip Moore.
Texas Live is the $250 million dining, entertainment, and hospitality district that includes Arlington Backyard, a 5,000-capacity outdoor event pavilion.
Grand opening festivities for Texas Live will kick off August 9 with national recording artist and Dallas-Fort Worth native Toadies performing on the Arlington Backyard stage. The celebration will continue throughout the weekend, with a lineup of live music, entertainment, events, and activities.
The full schedule of events can be found on Texas Live’s website at Grand Opening. See these events below:
Thursday, August 9
- 6-8 pm. It begins with an invitation-only VIP party. Click here to sign up to win tickets; for full contest rules, click here.
- 7 pm. The Arlington Backyard and Lockhart Smokehouse open to the public.
- 8 pm. Free concert featuring Toadies with Eleven Hundred Springs at Arlington Backyard.
- 8 pm. Live! Arena, PBR Texas, Troy’s, Sports & Social Arlington, and the still-to-be-named signature venue by celebrity chef Guy Fieri open to the public.
Friday, August 10
- 11 am. Texas Live opens to the public.
- 6:05 pm. Official Texas Rangers away game watch party.
- 8 pm. Concert featuring national recording artist Bleachers with special guests Joywave at Arlington Backyard. Doors open at 7 pm, for 21+. To purchase tickets, click here.
Saturday, August 11
- 12:05 pm. Texas Rangers away game watch party.
- 8 pm. Concert featuring national recording artist Kip Moore at Arlington Backyard. Doors open at 7 pm. Must be 21+. To purchase tickets, click here. To enter to win a meet and greet with Kip Moore, click here. For full contest rules, click here.
Sunday, August 12
- 11 am. Free Family Fun Day. Bring the kids out for a day of fun with live music and entertainment from family performers, plus arts and crafts, moonwalks, face painters, jugglers, puppets, sports games, giveaways, and more. All ages are welcome to participate. RSVP in advance to receive a free bag of popcorn; click here.
- 12:05 pm. Texas Rangers away game watch party; game time subject to change.
A 14-story, 302-room luxury Live! by Loews – Arlington, TX hotel is currently under construction and will open in 2019. The first of its kind in the country, the flagship Live! by Loews hotel will provide a spectacular location for meetings, events, and conventions, as well as a destination for sports fans, visitors, and families.