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Fall Festivals in Collin County, Texas

Updated: Jan 23, 2023

Did you recently move to Collin County, Texas, or are you considering relocating there? Collin County is one of the best places to live due to its proximity to all that the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex has to offer. Perhaps you live in one of DFW’s surrounding counties and plan to visit this fall. Collin County is a beautiful place to live and visit, especially in autumn. There is so much to see and do that you can’t possibly do it all in one season.

Why Collin County Is One Of The Best Places To Live

Collin County is well-known for having some of the best cities in Texas that make up this great county. A small portion of Dallas is located in Collin County. Celina, Frisco, Allen, Plano, and Prosper are other well-known and popular places to live within Collin County. The county seat is in McKinney, Texas. Did you know that both the county and the county seat were named after Collin McKinney, one of the five men who drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence?

Collin County is consistently voted one of the best places to raise a family. With low crime rates, excellent schools, and plenty of fun things to do, you can’t go wrong with making a home here. The weather in Texas is mild throughout most of the year. In fact, the fall weather and temperatures are still mild enough in the fall to enjoy the “lake life” around DFW. Lake Lavon is one of Collin County’s beautiful lakes that residents enjoy for all of the outdoor activities it has to offer.

Fun Fall Festivities In Collin County

September kicks off all of Collin County’s fun fall festivals. One of the most beautiful places to visit this time of year is Autumn at the Arboretum in Dallas. It runs through October 31, 2022, and is known as one of America’s favorite pumpkin festivals. The theme for 2022 is “A Fall Fairy Tale”, and it promises to be one you don’t want to miss. Cinderella’s Carriage and themed pumpkin houses make up the Pumpkin Village. You will also find displays of gourds and pumpkins with themes of the classic fairy tales, Jack & The Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs, The Sword in the Stone, and One Thousand and One Nights.

The State Fair of Texas is one of the biggest attractions in Dallas. It’s still going through October 23rd, so don’t miss it! Foodies will love the unique “fair foods,” usually fried and extra tasty. Kids will love carnival rides, farm animals, and more. There is something for everyone, including a rodeo, live music, and much more.

Many other fun fall activities are coming up in October around Collin County. Wine lovers will enjoy the McKinney Wine & Music Walk on October 15th and the Plano Food & Wine Festival on October


If pumpkin picking is one of your favorite fall activities, Collin County has plenty of pumpkin patches to choose from. Frisco’s Pumpkins On The Prairie features a schedule of events all through October. Plenty of fall favorite kid's activities include face painting and hayrides, inflatables, and more.

What are your favorite fall activities you look forward to each year? Contact me for more information about Collin County.

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