Fall 2023 Events in Mansfield

 farmers and cottage marketMANSFIELD FARM & COTTAGE MARKET

Every Saturday (8:00 am to Noon)
The LOT Downtown (110 S. Main St.) 

Mansfield Farm & Cottage Market brings local farmers, homesteaders, artisans, craftsman, artists, and musicians together for a community market in the City of Mansfield, Texas. We are enriching the city's connection to local fresh produce, food items, original crafts, and art. Come alongside with local musicians and non-profit/educational groups to build your community.


September 29-October 8
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

The mythical monster makes his grand appearance at the Farr Best stage! Large, hairy, and rumored to be very smelly, people have sought this legend for ages. But are the stories true? When a small boy named Sam loses his overbearing parents and gets lost in the woods, he comes face-to-face with a bona fide Bigfoot.
Five performances with 7:30 p.m. weekend showings and a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday, October 8. Tickets on sale soon.

barks and rec 5kBarks & Rec 5K

September 30 (9:00 am)
Katherine Rose Memorial Park (303 N. Walnut Creek Dr.)

Who's ready to let the dogs out? We are! Registration is now open for the 2023 Barks & Rec 5k, one of our most pawsome events of the year! Sign up to run or walk with a shelter dog, or bring your own pup to meet new friends. Either way, you'll both enjoy a day of doggy shopping, treats, and all sorts of ways to support Mansfield Animal Care & Control.

wind symphonyMansfield Wind Symphony presents "World Cruise"

October 1 (3:00 pm)
Legacy High School (1263 N. Main St.)

Join the Mansfield Wind Symphony and Conductor Brian Merrill this season as they embark on a WORLD CRUISE. First stop, the Mediterranean! Featuring the music of Fucik, Milhaud, Rossini, and more.

open mic night newOpen Mic Night

October 5 (7:30 pm)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

Take the stage and showcase your talent or sit in the audience and enjoy the next great performers at the Farr Best Theater. Tickets are $10 for Adults, $5 for students and seniors and registration for performers is $7.

founders day 2023Founders Day

October 7 (10:00 am to 4:00 pm)
Man House Museum (604 W. Broad St.)

Join us from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7 for this FREE event that will be a blast to the past for all ages. We'll have fun and exciting activities, including old-fashioned games, food trucks, historical artisans making and selling hand-made goods, and more.

dallas stars little rookiesDallas Stars Little Rookies

October 12 (6:30 pm)
Children's Health Starcenter (1715 E. Broad St.)

The Dallas Stars 4-8 Rookies program is a free 4-week program for kids ages 4-8 who are interested in playing the game of hockey. Each Saturday during the program, kids are provided with all equipment necessary for a fun and safe experience. Trained coaches will help your child begin their path toward a cool and exciting new activity.
All participants will receive 30 minutes of instruction each week for four weeks, all necessary equipment and a free Dallas Stars Rookies jersey to take home!


October 12-22
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

This classic Agatha Christie thriller is the perfect kickoff to Halloween in Mansfield. Ten different performances with 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. matinees to choose from. Check out the full schedule here. Tickets are $18 for Adults and $15 for Students.
Show Synopsis: As news spreads of a murder in London, a group of seven strangers find themselves snowed in at a remote countryside guesthouse. When a police sergeant arrives, the guests discover – to their horror – that a killer is in their midst! One by one, the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts.

mansfield philMansfield Philharmonic presents "From The Depths of the Human Soul"

October 15 (7:00 p.m.)
First Methodist Mansfield (777 N. Walnut Creek Dr.)

The Mansfield Philharmonic presents the next concert in their "Bold Expressions & Epic Visions" concert series. This concert will feature Tchaikovsky - Piano Trio in A minor, Op. 50. Admission is Free.

haunt the block 2023HAUNT THE BLOCK

October 19 (5:00 to 8:00 p.m.)
Historic Downtown Mansfield

Haunt the Block returns bigger than ever in 2023 to Historic Downtown Mansfield. Trick or treating up and down Main Street, costume contests, entertainment and games at The LOT Downtown and a special partnership with Toys for Tots for their massive kickoff event! There are plenty more details to come on what this special event will bring, but save the date and plan on joining us for a frightfully good time.

man house ghost huntMAN HOUSE GHOST HUNT

October 20 & 21 (9:00 p.m. to Midnight)
The Man House Museum (604 W. Broad St.)

For nearly a century the Man House has been surrounded in mystery with stories of hauntings and paranormal encounters. Now, for the first time ever, you can investigate this historic home yourself. Spots are extremely limited, with just fifteen open for each night. Investigation will be led by GK Paranormal who will provide cameras and ghost hunting gear, but feel free to bring your own. Registration is $35 per person. Must be 13 or older to participate and those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

wonderfall 2023Mansfield ISD's WonderFALL Festival

October 21 (10:00 am to 2:00 pm)
Dr. Jim Vaszauskas Center for the Performing Arts (1110 W. Debbie Ln.)

Mark your calendars for MISD's 3rd annual WonderFALL Festival! This event is a FREE, fun, and outdoor community festival for all ages. There will be carnival games, interactive activities, bounce houses, a petting zoo, a fairy village, pumpkin eating dragons, student performances, and so much more! We are also introducing some bubble-making fun this year that you will NOT want to miss!

boo bashBOO BASH

October 27 (6:00 pm)
Mansfield Activities Center (106 S. Wisteria St.)

Bring the family to the MAC for a night of trunk-or-treating and Halloween candy!
Everyone attending 2Y+ MUST be registered.
$10/person 2-11Y | $8/person 12Y+ | Free for <2Y
Registration is $15/person on the day of the event, online & in person.

tales of terrorTALES OF TERROR

October 27 (6:15 pm)
Mansfield Public Library (104 S. Wisteria St.)

Join the Mansfield Public Library for a spooky storytelling spectacle! The lights will be dimmed and the shelves will be decked out with Halloween decor while costumed librarians read some frightening tales (that are completely kid friendly, of course). And of course, there'll be plenty of candy, too! This event is free and open to the public.

halloween at the houseHALLOWEEN AT THE HOUSE

October 27 (6:30 pm)
Man House Museum (604 W. Broad St.)

Explore a haunted tour of the Man House and meet the ghosts that walk the halls. Event is free but it requires pre-registration. Details coming soon.


October 27-November 4
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

The acclaimed Sondheim musical slashes its way onto the Farr Best Theater stage. Six performances with 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. matinees to pick from. Tickets go on sale September 1.
Show Synopsis: A musical thriller and infamous tale, Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to nineteenth century London, seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, a resourceful proprietress of a failing pie shop, above which, he opens a new barber practice.