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Win After Dark in the Park tickets

There’s always an abundance of scary good haunts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. But what if you’re looking for a not-so-scary event for your younger kids?

Look no further. River Legacy Foundation’s 18th annual After Dark in the Park is the perfect family friendly event.

Children 10 and younger can participate in bounce houses, face painting, karaoke, a camping expo and a variety of games and crafts. New this year will be food from gourmet food trucks Holy Frijole’s & Samson’s Gourmet Hot Dogs.

The festival, which benefits environmental education programs at River Legacy Science Center, also has live animal encounter and nature hike to discover fun facts about nocturnal wildlife along the Nature at Night Path.

Want to win a family 4-pack of tickets to After Dark in the Park? Comment below with the answer to this question: “What is your favorite thing to do with your family in the Fall?”

Last day to enter is Noon, Wednesday, October 8, 2014.

The Prize: Winner will receive four general admission tickets to the After Dark in the Park, which runs from October 10 through Sunday, October 12. Winner will be notified via Facebook message and must reply within 48 hours or forfeit their prize.

One entry per person, please. Employees of, the Star-Telegram and their families are not eligible to enter. Only online entries will be accepted. Good luck!

CONTEST RULES: Entries must be submitted by the contest deadline. Must be at least 18 years of age to enter or win. Winner will be selected by random drawing from all online entries received within submission period. Winner will be notified by Facebook message at the end of submission period. No substitutions or transfer of winners/prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Some prizes may have dues dates for redemption/use. Employees and immediate family of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram,,, and any/all of the participating giveaway sponsors, are not eligible to enter or win. By entering, winner consents to allow the use of his/her name and/or photograph for advertising or similar promotions without further compensation. Winner releases all sponsors of liability regarding use and enjoyment of the prizes. Tax liabilities and insurance, if any, are sole responsibility of the winner. No purchase necessary to enter or win.


Recommended ages: 10 and younger

When: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, October 10; Saturday, October 11 and Sunday, October 12. No event entry after 8:30 pm.

Where: River Legacy Living Science Center, 703 NW Green Oaks Boulevard, Arlington

Cost: $8 per person; children 2 and younger free. Food and some activities require coupons.

Parking: Park your car in River Legacy Parks, 701 NW Green Oaks Blvd., and catch a free hayride shuttle

to event entrance.