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Much like the metroplex itself, Dallas events are bigger and better! Take a look at the official Dallas Events Calendar below to discover art exhibitions in the nation's largest arts district, annual festivals such as the State Fair of Texas, concerts, theatre performances, and more great things to do in Dallas. You can search by date, type of event, or both.

Also check out the event calendar to see game schedules for the Dallas Cowboys, Mavericks, Stars, Texas Rangers, FC Dallas and all the teams that make Dallas a legendary sports city.

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An Evening with Yo La Tengo

February 05, 2016
Granada Theater
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Category: Music & Concerts

Goes Great With: Sonic Youth, Belle & Sebastian, Velvet Underground, Deerhunter Feedback-driven noise rock and sweetly melodic pop make up the sound of this critically acclaimed band more

From letters and love (De amor y letras) Public Reading

February 05, 2016
Oak Cliff Cultural Center
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Category: Free

Are you learning Spanish? Do you want to attend a literary event in Spanish and enjoy listening original poems from local writers and short stories about LOVE? This is the perfect occasion for you! Bring your significant other and enjoy the romantic sounds of Spanish. We will raffle some of the best gifts such as wine, b... more

Mental Health Awareness Night with the Allen Americans

February 05, 2016
Allen Event Center
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Category: Sports - Hockey

The Allen Americans are excited to announce that we will be partnering with NAMI Dallas again this season for Mental Health Awareness Night on Friday, February 5, 2016! Tickets to the game are $18 each, with $4 of every ticket sold going back to NAMI Dallas. One in five Americans are affected by mental illness. Help us ... more

San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks

The San Antonio Spurs play the Dallas Mavericks. Basketball. 8:30 p.m. more

Alexander Gorlizki: Variable Dimensions

November 03, 2015 to March 20, 2016
Crow Collection of Asian Art
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Within the exhibition, you will find art in the form of embroidered handkerchiefs and plant-like hand-mirrors alongside exquisitely crafted paintings with obsessive floral and geometric patterns, most familiar in the Islamic arts. Come prepared to be surprised and delighted, as the artist moves visitors across formats, m... more

DFW Winter Boat Expo

February 05, 2016 to February 14, 2016
Dallas Market Hall
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Category: Expos/Trade Shows

What: The DFW Boat Expo at Dallas Market Hall will have over 650 all new 2016 boat and watercraft models on display and available for purchase from 20 North Texas boat dealers during 10 consecutive days this winter. Nearly 150 different vendors will have booths. The DFW Boat Expo is presented by the United Boat Dealers o... more

Multi-Day Events

"Drunk in Love" Improv Comedy Show

February 05, 2016 to February 06, 2016
Pocket Sandwich Theatre

Category: Theater & Dance

Did cupid’s arrow miss you this year? Experiencing pre-Valentine’s FOMO? Fear not. The Laugh Supper is here to be your boo. Your bae. Your OTP. Come be “all night” with TLS as we present “Drunk in Love”, our comedic ode to all things romantic. Get ready to show us “that laugh tha... more

"Friday Chill Out" Painting Workshop

January 01, 2016 to March 25, 2016
Ardor Studio

Category: Lectures & Workshops

This painting class is a creative experience that is perfect for beginners to enjoy date nights, girls night out, bachelorette parties, out of town getaways, birthdays and the list goes on and on. Join us in the most relaxed and laid back atmosphere at Ardor Studio to unwind and tap into your creative side. We provide ... more

“A Sense of Place” by Rosemary Riddle-Achelpohl Show & Reception

February 04, 2016 to February 13, 2016
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

You are invited FEATURED ARTIST’S SHOW and RECEPTION at Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine FEATURED ARTIST Rosemary Riddle-Achelpohl Rosemary’s work - http://goo.gl/rzMpe3 SHOW Feb 4 – 13 Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm ARTIST’S RECEPTION Feb 6 6:00 PM till 9:00... more

Adventure Awaits: Explore Dallas With Kwest

August 01, 2015 to July 31, 2016

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Category: Children & Family

Do you hear that? That's Dallas calling you. Yes, you. Calling you to come explore all it has to offer. So ditch the status quo and find your Kwest: a scavenger hunt reimagined for the digital age. Using your smartphone as a guide, Kwest allows people to embark on a unique journey through different areas of Dalla... more

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Dallas

January 01, 2015 to July 26, 2016
Union Station
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Category: Children & Family

Turn Dallas into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt adventure. Combine the excitement of the Amazing Race with a three-hour city tour. Guided from any smart phone, teams make their way among well known and overlooked gems of the city, solving clues and completing challenges while learning local history. P... more

Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence

October 31, 2015 to February 21, 2016
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

From the flickering fireflies you once captured in jar in our own backyard, to the iridescent deep-sea creatures in our oceans’ darkest depths, the magical world of bioluminescence comes to life in Creatures of Light. Come immerse yourself in the natural phenomenon of living light. more

Dallas and JFK Combo Tour

December 03, 2015 to December 03, 2016

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Categories: General | JFK

At Dallas Texas Attraction Tours , we offer two tours for one price , get a 45 minute Dallas City Tour and a 45 minute JFK tour for only $25.00 . Our sightseeing tour bus takes you aboard and shows you the great city of Dallas, TX when then take you back in time and let you relive the assassination of president John F K... more

Dallas Holocaust Museum Special Gallery Exhibit - Anne Frank: A History for Today

Anne Frank was one of more than a million Jewish children murdered during the Holocaust. Her diary gives us insight into her thoughts. This exhibit gives us insight into the family and world events that shaped her life. Anne Frank: A History for Today takes you beyond the pages of her diary by providing a wide perspecti... more

Dallas Sightseeing Electric Cruizer Tours

December 21, 2015 to December 31, 2016
Corner of Elm and Houston
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Category: JFK

We offer the best panoramic views of the city, while having the luxury of someone else guiding you around. As you glide along the city streets, you will learn about the history of Dallas from the naming of our city to what makes our city BIG. Explore Dallas’s off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods and ease your culinar... more

DallasCityTour.com

January 02, 2015 to April 23, 2017
DallasCityTour

Category: JFK

DallasCityTour.com is a sightseeing tour that shows you the attractions in Dallas,Texas. Get tickets to see our 90 minute bus tour and enjoy our 45 minute JFK sightseeing tour around downtown Dallas including an informative JFK conspiracy tour. Our adventure sightseeing tour includes stops at Dealey Plaza, Lee Harvey Osw... more

Decadence: Fashions from the 1920s

January 22, 2016 to February 28, 2016
Galleria Dallas
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

With the last season of PBS’s popular series Downton Abbey upon us, fashionable viewers have a renewed fascination with the elegant fashions of the Jazz Age. In celebration of that period, Galleria Dallas is hosting Decadence: Fashions from the 1920s, a fashion exhibit celebrating the beauty and elegance of the 192... more

Dinosaurs Live!

August 19, 2015 to February 21, 2016
The Heard Museum
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Category: Children & Family

Included in general admission Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and eight new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary’s nature trails at the 9th annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-size Animatronic Dinosaurs at the Heard Exhibit. Field trip and birthday party options ava... more

Distillery Tours

January 02, 2015 to October 08, 2016
Witherspoon Distillery
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

Witherspoon Distillery produces Texas Straight Bourbon Whiskey, River Rum, River Rum Reserve, Cross Timbers Single Malt Whiskey and Bonfire, our new all-natural cinnamon infused rum. Guided tours of the facility are open to the public Fridays at 4pm and Saturdays at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. Each tour includes a full tasti... more

Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

November 20, 2015 to March 20, 2016
Dallas Museum of Art
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

This once-in-a-lifetime exhibition offers a new perspective on the work of one of the most famous artists of the 20th century. See it only at the DMA. For tickets, visit dma.org. more

JFK Experience Assassination Tours

December 02, 2015 to December 02, 2016
214 N Houston St
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Category: JFK

This JFK EXPERIENCE tour is all about the JFK assassination, we take you back in time to relive a minute by minute journey of what happened on November 22nd , 1963. On this tour you will enter Oswald's rooming house were you will get to ask questions and get answers from a once 11 year old girl that actually knew Lee H... more

Marc Chagall: Intersecting Traditions

February 04, 2016 to April 22, 2016
Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery (University of Dallas)

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

By: The University of Dallas “Since my early youth I have been fascinated by the Bible. It has always seemed to me and it seems to me still that it is the greatest source of poetry of all time. Since then I have sought this reflection in life and in art. The Bible is like an echo of nature and this secret I have... more

Oswald Rooming House Tours

January 01, 2015 to April 25, 2017

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Categories: General | JFK

Come relive history through the eyes of an 11 year old girl Patrica Hall. Take a step back in time at 1026 N Beckley Avenue see the room Lee Harvey Oswald lived in. Your guide will be the home owner as she narrates what happened that fatal day. More details are at the website. more

Sightseeing Cruizers

December 03, 2015 to December 03, 2016
Corner of Market and Main
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Category: General

We offer the best panoramic views of the city, while having the luxury of someone else guiding you around. As you glide along the city streets, you will learn about the history of Dallas from the naming of our city to what makes our city BIG. Explore Dallas’s off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods and ease your culinar... more

Sign of the Times: The Great American Political Poster 1844 to 2012

February 03, 2016 to March 10, 2016
Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
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Category: JFK

From hand-colored portraits of Henry Clay and James K. Polk to the Roy Lichtenstein classic of the Clinton Oval office, this special exhibit at The Sixth Floor Museum displays the influence and art form of the most exciting and rarely seen political posters of the last 170 years. Exhibit included with Museum admission. R... more

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