October Brings Annual Fall Festival, Chili Cook-Off and Popular Marionette Show to Castle Hills

October brings the annual Castle Hills Fall Festival to the Village Shops, with pumpkin decorating, hay rides, an exotic animal petting zoo, carnival games and the 1st Annual Castle Hills Chili & Cornbread Cook-Off. The Village Shops will also host the popular Marionette Show in October, a perfect performance for both the young and young at heart! The marionette show and the annual Fall Festival are FREE and take place in the Castle Hills Village Shops & Plaza, a community shopping hub featuring tree-shaded walkways, gardens and numerous water features, including the very popular interactive water fountain, a permanent stage and shaded outdoor seating. The Plaza is located at 2560 King Arthur Blvd. at Lady of the Lake in the Castle Hills community. You don’t have to be a resident to enjoy these events; everyone is welcome!

The Castle Hills Village Shops Plaza schedule of events for October includes:

Friday, October 13, Castle Hills: Dallas Puppet Theater’s String Variety! Marionette Show, 6 pm – 7 pm: This fast-paced musical Marionette Show features large scale marionettes accompanied by a musical score. Lots of interaction and large colorful puppets will give the audience a chance to see not just what the puppets do, but also how marionettes work! Make sure and bring extra chairs and blankets for this lively show.

Saturday, October 28, Castle Hills Fall Festival, 5pm – 8pm: You won’t want to miss this year’s Fall Festival at the Plaza featuring an exotic animal petting zoo, a photo op with a live camel, bounce houses and carnival games, a balloon artist, trackless train, costume trunk and photo booth, hay rides, pumpkin decorating and photo op, face painting by the Enchanted Artist, giveaways, fall arts & crafts by the Reading Ranch, a DJ and more. This year’s event will also feature the 1st Annual Chili & Cornbread Cook-Off sponsored by the Castle Hills HOA. The Fall Festival is free; pumpkins will be available at the Pumpkin Patch and concessions will be available for purchase from Ms. Piggy’s. Guests can participate as Chili and Cornbread “Tasters” (judges) with the purchase of a $5 ticket.


For the complete calendar of Castle Hills events, a list of tenants and directions to The Plaza, visit Village Shops retailers include a variety of  eateries and bars, like PI.E 3.14 Everyday Eatery, specializing in signature pizza pies; T.B.D. Kitchen, offering street tacos and specialty cocktails; Z’s Wok, offering a full menu of Chinese favorites; Kanzi Sushi & Hibachi, featuring traditional Japanese cuisine; Sophia’s Kitchen, offering coffees and pastries; and FroYo Smoo-licious, offering frozen yogurt treats and toppings. TKO Libations, a craft brewery, is opening soon in the Village Shops.

Castle Hills is a 2,800-acre master-planned community located in Lewisville, Texas, offering new single-family homes, detached luxury golf villas, townhomes, condominiums and estate homes, priced from the $170s to $2.5 million and up. Castle Hills is also home to Discovery at The Realm, an urban-inspired collection of apartment homes within a walkable community, including programming, activities and amenities. Located south of SH121/Sam Rayburn Tollway at Josey, with easy access to Dallas North Tollway, I-35 and DFW airport, Castle Hills residents enjoy shopping, parks, lakes, schools, swimming pools, hike-and-bike trails, a community garden, tennis and basketball courts, and multiple community centers. The Castle Hills Village Shops & Plaza is the neighborhood gathering place for dining, shopping and free community events, and The Lakes at Castle Hills private country club and golf course provides access to championship golf, tennis, swimming, social activities and more.

 In the event of inclement weather, please check the Castle Hills Village Shops website or the Castle Hills Facebook page for updates.   

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