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Welcome to Arlington Convention Center

In the heart of Arlington’s Entertainment District, this spacious Convention Center offers flexible event space for trade shows and meetings. The recent addition of the Esports Stadium, in partership with Esports Venues, LLC, provides an exciting new venue space for Esports events!

Arlington Convention Center

For Attendees

The Convention Center is seamlessly connected to entertainment and attractions via a Skybridge. With it’s convenient location, you can’t go wrong in Arlington!

For Planners

With easy access to the new Loews Arlington hotel, dining options, attractions, and more, the Convention Campus delivers an environment for events of every size!

For Exhibitors

On-site parking, multiple docking areas, utility services, and in house J&S Audio/Visual, Arlington Convention Center has what you need to make exhibiting a breeze.

Things To Do

Arlington is in the heart of the North Texas Metroplex, and life as the middle child really is better! We’re just 15 minutes from DFW International Airport and off the crossroads of five major highways, making getting here a breeze. Now it’s time to start planning your next getaway! Looking for things to do with kids? Or maybe you need a couple’s retreat? You’re covered. Whether you’re planning your crew’s next road trip or some solo adventures, we’ve got Texas-sized fun for every occasion. From full-throttle thrills and outdoor excursions to culinary journeys and spa treatments, we’ve got a whole World of Wonderful ready for you to discover. Come join us in our World of Wonderful—explore below to discover all the amazing things to do in Arlington, TX!


Whether you’re in town for a week or a weekend, tourist attractions in Arlington, Texas do not disappoint. Home to two professional sports empires, two Texas-sized theme parks, numerous world-class museums and restaurants, and so much more, Arlington is loaded with attractions that travelers adore.

Arlington Arts & Culture

Arlington has so much to offer when it comes to arts and cultural things to do. From the visual and performing arts to museums and historical sites, there is something to satisfy everyone when visiting Arlington.

Outdoor Recreation in Arlington

The great outdoors are calling! Arlington is a nature lover’s oasis—lush parks, natural hiking trails, and plenty of amazing outdoor recreation opportunities all situated in a stunning Texas landscape. If you’re looking for fun outdoor things to do in Arlington, TX, look no further.

Shopping & Spas in Arlington

If you’re in need of retail therapy, Arlington has some of the best shopping around. Whether you’re always on the hunt for the perfect pair of shoes, updates to your wardrobe, or looking for one-of-a-kind items for your home, you can find all of those things and more while shopping in Arlington.

Arlington Nightlife

With all the remarkable things to do in Arlington it’s no surprise that when that Texas sun finally goes down, visitors can unwind with a good time. There is an ever-expanding list of amazing spots in Arlington to have fun in, and they all have something special to offer. Grab a drink, a bite, and experience Arlington’s night scene!


Bars & Breweries Like salt and pepper, bacon and eggs, or Bonnie and Clyde, Texas and ice-cold beer just belong together.

For a truly local experience, try Pearl’s Cherokee Lounge, a delightfully homely, wood-paneled dive bar where you can tuck into cold beers, shoot pool, throw some darts, and listen to live music.

If you’re on the hunt for sports bars to catch the Cowboys or Rangers game, head to Sports & Social, a hopping sports bar serving hearty pub grub, bar games, beer, and cocktails.

Official Arlington, Texas Visitors Guide