25+ October Fitness Events You Have to Check Out

I cannot believe it’s already October! Fall is here and that means perfect weather for all kinds of fun outdoor workouts. Check out this months list of October fitness events.

Barre in the Park

Date: Sun., Oct 1st, 15th, 29th | Time: 9am | Location: Klyde Warren Park | Cost: Free. No need to RSVP.
Join Barre Code Design District for a fun barre workout on Sundays in October. Bring your own mat and shoes for the workout. Grab a girlfriend and make it a Sunday Funday.

Free Bootcamp Workout with Dallas Iron Fitness at the DFM

Date: Tue., Oct 3rd | Time: 6-7am | Location: Dallas Farmers Market | Cost: Free.
Workout for FREE with Dallas Iron Fitness’s very own Personal Trainer.

Pound for Pink

Date: Wed., Oct 4th | Time: 7-8pm | Location: Athleta Preston Oaks | Cost: Free. Register here.

Get ready to Pound 4 Pink with Brand Ambassador Dominique. All proceeds will benefit Support the Girls.This is a donation class so please choose from the following: *New/gently worn bras  |  *New underwear/socks  | *Menstrual Products

GRIT Fitness // Thirsty Thursdays

Date: Every Thursday in October | Time: Varies, see below | Location: GRIT Fitness – SMU | Cost: Free. RSVP links below.

Here’s your chance to check out the hottest fitness program in Dallas with the strongest women in Dallas! Free classes are offered every Thursday night in October. Sign up for the sweat and stay after for complimentary sips at Barley House (downstairs)!

Oct 5th 6-7pm – Body Sculpt with Kelly – RSVP
Oct 12th 6-7pm – powerbelle with Kortani – RSVP
Oct 19th 6-7pm – Dance Club Cardio with Annabel – RSVP
Oct 26th 5-8pm – CAMP GRIT Spotlight Party with the GRIT DREAMTEAM – RSVP


Date: Sat., Oct 7th | Time: 11am-12:30pm | Location: The Gym of Social Mechanics | Cost: $15-20. RSVP here.

#Sweatworking is an event series by aSweatLife.com launched in early 2014 that’s meant to help you do two things at once that are pivotal for your health and happiness: try new things and meet new people. And it’s by design that they rotate gyms and ask you to shake a hand or two while you’re at an event. You’ll walk away with a buddy and a snack.

Want to show up with a friend? They price tickets so that you’ll save some money by grabbing tickets with a buddy.

Goat Yoga – State Fair of Texas

Date: Sat., Oct 7th | Time: 11am-5pm | Location: State Fair of Texas | Cost: $60. Sign up here.

Join The Deep Ellum Yoga team as they showcase Goat Yoga at The State Fair of Texas. Set upon the main stage at the GO TEXAN pavilion, participants will demonstrate their best yoga skills in a 40 minute vinyasa-flow class, led by Shannon J and her 6 baby goat assistants. They will provide your mat and towel. For full ticket information, please click on the ticket link above.

DFA Turns 2

Date: Sun., Oct 8th | Time: 1-3pm | Location: Tostitos Championship Plaza at The Star | Cost: Free. Register here.

DFA is turning 2 and you’re invited to our epic birthday bash. We’ll be sweating to an awesome Cowboys Fit bootcamp style workout on the Tostitos Championship Plaza at The Star in Frisco. Work-out is for adults (or children at least 12years of age and up). There is also child care available for younger children as well. After class, take a load off and enjoy refreshments and light bites. This is a family friendly event, so feel free to bring the family and kiddos for a fun football themed post workout party.

Zen Chat: Let’s Talk About Fear

Date: Tue., Oct 10th | Time: 6:30-8pm | Location: Mastermind Meditation | Cost: Free. RSVP here.

This upcoming zen chat will be held in the Uptown/Highland Park area at the Mastermind studio. Please DM The Rise Revolution if you have any questions regarding how the zen chats work. All you really have to do is show up ? P.S. Zen chats are always free of charge so bring a friend or two!

Shack Track & Field Dallas

Date: Tue., Oct 10th | Time: 7-9pm | Location: Shake Shack | Cost: Free.

Open to all ages and abilities, Shack Track & Field hosts free community runs on the 2nd Tuesday of every month. Best part: your first drink back at the Shack is on the house!

Meet at Shake Shack Dallas (2500 N Pearl St. Dallas, TX 75201) for a 3-5 mile out and back loop along the Katy Trail. They’ll lock your gear up tight at the Shack so it’s waiting for you when you get back.

Warrior Wednesday with High Point Reef Yoga

Date: Wed., Oct 11th | Time: 7-8pm | Location: Athleta Preston Oaks | Cost: Free. Sign up here.
Take a free yoga class with Kendra from High Point Reef Yoga. Bring a mat and water.

Autobahn BMW 5k Social Run (Trinity Park)

Date: Thurs., Oct 12th | Time: 6-9pm | Location: Trinity Park | Cost: Free. Register here.

Each of your local Dallas/Fort Worth BMW Centers will be hosting a 5K Social Run in the coming months. It’s a great way to fine-tune your performance and meet fellow runners.

Not only that, but if you participate in one of the BMW 5K Social Runs plus the 2017 BMW Dallas Marathon or Half Marathon, you’ll be entered to win one (1) VIP race entry to the 2018 BMW Berlin Marathon, including flight vouchers, three night’s accommodation and access to the BMW official race hospitality area for two people.*

In addition to the trip, every participant will receive an event shirt, complimentary Chipotle Mexican Grill, Coors Light and much more! Space is limited.

*See https://www.bmwdallasmarathon.com/events/bmw-social-runs/ for full details.

Rescue Goat Yoga

Date: Fri., Oct 13th | Time: 6:30-9:30pm | Location: Dallas Farmers Market | Cost: $30-45. Sign up here.

Dallas Farmers Market and 2 awesome local charities: Heres Your Reminder & Lone Star Ranch and Rescue have teamed up to bring you so much fun!

Exercise, animals & positive people are all recommended to relieve stress, anxiety and depression. Enjoy an outdoor yoga class while the over friendly and oh so cute pygmy/dwarf goats interact with you. Plus, stick around and enjoy an adult beverage (or 2), yummy food by Rex’s Seafood at the Market, and live music. Also, enjoy some shopping with the DFM vendors. More info here.

Yoga N Da Hood: Beyonce Edition

Date: Fri., Oct 13th | Time: 7-8:30pm | Location: Sync Yoga & Wellbeing | Cost: $10-15. Register here.

A mix of power yoga with the dynamic jams of the Queen B! Channel your inner Diva on the mat! All levels welcome. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. You can park anywhere in the parking lot, including the garage. Bring Your Mat, or Borrow One. They have yoga mats, blankets, straps, blocks and bolsters you can borrow, but you’ll want to bring your own mat if you have one!

MONI 5K 2017

Date: Sat., Oct 14th | Time: 8am-12pm | Location: MONI Smart Security | Cost: $25-35. Sign up here. Use promo code MONI5K for 20% off.

Looking for a great charity run next month? I got just the one. Join ME (Deep Fried Fit) for the Moni 5K for Children on Saturday, October 14th in Farmer’s Branch. Race proceeds benefit Farmer’s Branch Elementary and students impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Each race registration provides a school refill backpack for a child attending a Title One School and you have a chance to put the pack together after the race! What a beautiful cause. Registration is $35 and you can use code MONI5K for 20% off or donate if you’re unable to make it. Who is running with me?! #MONI5K

Barre Code Basics

Date: Sat., Oct 14th | Time: 10am | Location: The Barre Code – Design District | Cost: Free.  Email designdistrict@thebarrecode.com to reserve spot.

A great class for barre first-timers, those newer to barre or those just looking for a great workout and wanting to brush up on some fundamental barre moves.

Yoga at Community Beer Company

Date: Sat., Oct 14th | Time: 10am-12pm | Location: Community Beer Company | Cost: $15. RSVP here.

CubeFit Yoga and Community Beer Company will be hosting a yoga class at the brewery. Receive a complimentary pint & behind the scenes brewery tour after! Doors open at 10 am with class beginning at 10:30 am. Please arrive by 10:15am.

All levels & abilities of Yogis and Beer Drinkers are welcome. Tickets are $15.00 and include a complimentary pint & brewery tour.

Community Workout with Dallas Iron Fitness

Date: Tue., Oct 17, 24, 31st | Time: 6am | Location: The Shed at Dallas Farmers Marke | Cost: FREE. RSVP here.

Start your day with the best sweat from Dallas Iron Fitness. Head to the Dallas Farmers Market for a complimentary bootcamp workout at 6am. Bring water, a mat, and your energy!

“Keep A Breast” Breast Cancer Awareness Barre Code Class

Date: Sat., Oct 14th | Time: 11am | Location: The Barre Code – Plano | Cost: $12 minimum donation. Register here.

Since 2000, The Keep A Breast Foundation has played a prominent role in building breast cancer awareness amongst young people through art, education, and prevention.
This October, Barre Code Nation is joining Keep A Breast in raising global awareness about breast cancer prevention through fitness and wellness. Let’s help and inspire each other to get fit, lower our risk for breast cancer, and raise funds for awareness.

Free Dance Cardio Class with Grit Fitness SMU

Date: Thur., Oct 19 and 26 | Time: 6-7pm | Location: Grit Fitness SMU | Cost: FREE

Here’s your chance to check out the hottest fitness program in Dallas with the strongest women in Dallas! Free classes are offered every Thursday night in October. Sign up for the sweat and stay after for complimentary sips!

Oct 19 – Dance Club Cardio with Annabel
Oct 26 – CAMP GRIT Spotlight Party with the GRIT DREAMTEAM

Workout and Wine | MAC Speed & Strength

Date: Fri., Oct 20th | Time: 5-7pm | Location: MAC Speed & Strength | Cost: Free. Sign up here.
It’s Friday. You’ve worked your butt off all week. Join the ladies of the Athleta Stonebriar and MAC Speed and Strength community to get your Friday workout in led by Head Trainer of Programming Nikki McCareins followed by Wine, snacks and socializing!

As always, Athleta will have some swag & giveaways for you! If childcare is an issue, bring them with you! MAC Speed is super kid friendly!

The Everyday People Combine

Date: Sat., Oct 21st | Time: 10a-4pm | Location: Bishop Lynch | Cost: $95. Sign up here.

Get ready for a new breed of competition.
Spectating is cool but we prefer to get in the game and get our hands dirty. If you like moving weight in the gym and cranking out high intensity intervals, this is your playground. Or, if you are looking for a fun, fitness competition to shake up your world and check your gains, this is it. The Everyday People Combine is for everyday people who work hard and then like to play hard. We will be testing your strength, power, speed, agility, endurance and hustle in the form of 9 events.

As our name suggests, the EPC is open to everyone. So, come test your fitness and rep your gym, box or crew. And, if you’re a free agent, that’s cool too. Bring it.

$95 to play (now through 10/6/17), $115 after.

Pilates & Brunch on the HG Roof

Date: Sun., Oct 22nd | Time: 10am-1pm | Location: HG Sply Co. | Cost: $30. RSVP here.

Join HG Sply Co. and Dallasites101 for Pilates on the roof taught by Alexia Hammonds of Pilates Live! The class will begin at 10 am, please bring your own mat! After class, stick around for brunch and mimosas! You’ll enjoy a beautiful buffet of brunch foods from eggs to toast to sweet potato hash and more!

Bootcamp Sundays at The Eye with Vital Fitness Studio

Date: Sun., Oct 22nd | Time: 11am-1pm | Location: Vital Fitness Studio. | Cost: $20. RSVP here.

Get ready for Bootcamp Sundays at The Eye. Get your sweat on during a 60-minute total body circuit workout with HIIT, strength training and yoga. October 22 at 11 a.m. $20 per class (included in monthly unlimited). BYO mat. Water and towels provided. Gates open at 10:30 a.m.

Knock Out Breast Cancer w/ Title Boxing Frisco

Date: Sun., Oct 22nd | Time: 5-7pm | Location: Athleta Frisco | Cost: Free. Register here.

Join Athleta Stonebriar Centre as they partner with Title Boxing Club of Frisco to raise money for and knock out breast cancer! The intent of this event is to shop for a cause and Athleta will donate a percentage of TOTAL sales to a local Breast Cancer Awareness non-profit. (TBD)

Title Boxing will hold mini sparring sessions with PINK gloves and teach you the basics of being empowered through strength! Bring your friends and families as we join communities for such an important cause. Refreshments and goodies will be provided!

Smudge Stick Curating and Meditation

Date: Sun., Oct 22nd | Time: 1-3pm | Location: V12 Yoga | Cost: $40. Register here.

Please V12 Yoga for a fun workshop as we open up to the power of meditation and energy cleaning using your newly created smudge sticks. We live our daily lives with such a focus on the mind and on our thoughts, that we lose the sacred connection between the mind, body, and soul. The breath is the thread that links them all, and is the life force itself.

This workshop will help the participants reach into the deeper self and explore that connection – both through movement, a mantra meditation, and through cleansing with sage and other yummy refreshing plant elements.

All Supplies included.
* We will be sitting on Yoga Mats and bolsters with supply stations. Please dress comfortable for Yoga Meditation to compliment workshop. Meditation lead by our very own Ana Jones.

Kicks for Wishes with 9Round Plano

Date: Wed., Oct 25th | Time: 4-8pm | Location: 9Round Plano | Cost: FREE

It’s official, 9Round family! Mark your calendars for our upcoming event Kicks for Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish North Texas!
Come out and enjoy a FREE 9round workout while supporting this GREAT organization. We will have music by DJ Sean Lee, vendors, raffles, and more!

Location: 9Round Preston Rd.
5017 W. Plano Pkwy #250
Plano, Texas 75093

CAMP GRIT Spotlight Party

Date: Sat., Oct 26th | Time: 5-8pm | Location: GRIT Fitness – SMU | Cost: Free. Sign up here.

Join GRIT Fitness for a night of fitness fun as they spotlight their fierce, athletic training format, CAMP GRIT! This is your chance to meet their new rockstar team of CAMP GRIT instructors and try the workout in a fun, safe environment. They’ll offer 3 free classes and a special gift for the first 60 attendees. Get excited for post class bites and sips, GRIT Fitness SMU studios tours, raffles, photo booth and lots of sweat with the #GRITFAM.


Brawl-O-Ween Bootcamp

Date: Sat., Oct 28th | Time: 10am | Location: The Barre Code – Plano | Cost: $20-30. Register here.

Treat yo’ self this Halloween with this special edition 75-min Brawl bootcamp. In this class, you can expect cardio kickboxing drills, a longer form kickboxing sequence, and full-body strength training. You’ll enjoy post-workout treats including Apple Cider Sangria and Pumpkin Muffins.

Dress up in your favorite costume and you might take home the prize in our costume contest! $20 Members, $30 Non-Members.

Fort Worth/Dallas Margarita Madness 5k Run

Date: Sat., Oct 28th | Time: 2-7pm | Location: Gateway Ball Park | Cost: $45-60. Sign up here.

Margarita Madness 5k™ is a unique night 5K fun run focused less on speed and more on Margarita fun with friends and family. Margarita participants come from all different ages, shapes, sizes, and speeds; every participant will get Mad Margaritas™ and have the time of their life. Whether you are an avid runner or a walk around the park walker, the 3 miles of the Margarita Madness 5k™ course will have you beaming and waiting for the next one! You Must Be 21 & Over to Register For this Event.

Touch The Sky

Date: Sat., Oct 28th | Time: 6pm | Location: WestBend | Cost: Free. Register here.

Get ready to Touch the Sky at WestBend! The University District mixed-use development will host free sunset yoga sessions taught by CorePower Yoga, followed by rooftop concerts by local musicians on the top level of the parking garage on the last Saturday of October.

Trap Star Yoga: Flow in the Dark Edition

Date: Sat., Oct 28th | Time: 7-8:30pm | Location: Sync Yoga & Wellbeing | Cost: $10-15. RSVP here.

Come join The Ghetto Guru for Trap Star Yoga: Glow In The Dark Edition! Turn off the light, crank up the music and bend to the beat. It’s sweat dripping feel-good yoga. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. You can park anywhere in the parking lot, including the garage. Bring Your Mat, or Borrow One. They have yoga mats, blankets, straps, blocks and bolsters you can borrow, but you’ll want to bring your own mat if you have one!

Halloween Dri Tri with Strong Fitness Dallas

Date: Sat., Oct 28th | Time: 7am | Location: Strong Fitness Dallas | Cost: $20

Strong joined the movement! You can too on Saturday, October 28th by participating in our Halloween Sprint Dri Tri for MS! First heat begins at 7am! Prizes for top 3 men/women finishers and best costume! Email us at fitness@strongdallas.com for more information! Must RSVP to ensure spot!

CycleBar Uptown Grand Opening Party

Date: Mon, Oct 30th-Nov 6th | Time: 3 WEEKS | Location: CycleBar Uptown Dallas | Cost: FREE. Create an account here. Rides open on Oct 30th.

#RockYourRide starting Monday, October 30th with free classes, special promotions and much more. For 3 full weeks, CYCLEBAR is offering free rides so you can try their premium indoor cycling experience. Whether you’re an indoor cycling pro or a new rider, CycleBar is the ride for you.

Hope you enjoyed this month’s roundup of October fitness events in Dallas. My girl Love You More Too also shared a good one for you folks in North Dallas here. I update this blog on the 15th with more events so if you know of any, shoot me an email at mailyn@deepfriedfit.com.


  1. So many awesome events this month! Can’t wait for the 2nd anniversary for DFA this weekend! I really love how restaurants and other businesses in the community are now focusing on fitness too. It’s exciting to see! Thanks for the all the details!

  2. Great round up of events! It’s like I have NO excuse to skip a workout this month. Looking forward to the DFA party at the star this weekend.

  3. So many great events! I can’t wait for tomorrow’s anniversary party! It’s going to be awesome.

    1. Yea there are tons! There’s one in Fort Worth. Should definitely connect with them.

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