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Grand Opening of Texas Live! Set for Thursday Night

$250 million complex is situated between AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park in Arlington

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    Grand Opening of Texas Live! Set for Thursday Night

    Texas Live!, a $250 million dining and entertainment event center, will celebrate its Grand Opening Thursday in Arlington's Entertainment District. (Published Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018)

    Texas Live!, a $250 million dining and entertainment event center, will celebrate its grand opening Thursday in Arlington’s Entertainment District.

    Texas Live! will occupy a piece of prime real estate, situated squarely between the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium and the Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Park in Arlington.

    The 200,000-square-foot complex will be open 365 days a year, and is a joint venture between the city of Arlington, the Texas Rangers and The Cordish Companies.

    “It’s a big trend to want to create world-class experiences around professional sports stadiums and increase the fan experience so they can come early and stay late. Texas Live! takes that idea to a whole new level,” said Reed Cordish, a principal and partner at the real estate development company that bears his family name.

    Grand Opening of Texas Live! Set for Thursday Night

    Grand Opening of Texas Live! Set for Thursday Night

    Texas Live!, a $250 million dining and entertainment event center, will celebrate its grand opening Thursday in Arlington’s Entertainment District.

    (Published Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018)

    Texas Live! will be home to several restaurants, including Troy’s – named for Hall of Fame Cowboys Quarterback Troy Aikman – Pudge’s Pizza – named for Hall of Fame Rangers Catcher Ivan Rodriguez, a signature venture by celebrity chef Guy Fieri and Lockhart Smokehouse.

    In addition, there are multiple bars throughout the space, including Live! Arena – located in the heart of Texas Live! and featuring several large screen televisions showing sports 365 days a year, PBR Texas – a Texas-themed location tied to the professional bull riding tour, and the Arlington Backyard - 5,000-capacity outdoor event pavilion.

    “To think about places for families to come to during the day and the nighttime, to be able to watch the sporting events, or to see a concert or see a band perform – there are lots of things to do and lots of things to see here,” said Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams.

    Texas Live! officially opens its doors to the public at 7 p.m. Thursday, and there is a whole slate of special grand opening events set through the weekend.

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