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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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Chocolate & Ice Cream Showdown Tour

August 28, 2015

Category: Culinary & Food Tours

Team up with us for an amazing chocolate adventure, stopping at Dallas' very best chocolate outposts. Indulge in French pastries at Village Baking Company, enjoy divine ice cream at Chocolate Secrets, ice cream at Carnival Barkers and taste many new flavors at Dude, Sweet Chocolate. Price includes transportation via bus,... more

Chocolate & Ice Cream Showdown Tour - presented by Dallas by Chocolate

Team up with us for an amazing chocolate adventure, stopping at Dallas' very best chocolate outposts. Indulge in French pastries at Village Baking Company, enjoy divine homemade ice cream at Chocolate Secrets, ice cream at Carnival Barkers and taste many new flavors at Dude, Sweet Chocolate. Price includes transportati... more

Funnybone Lounge Present: Say That Again-Spoken Word Night

August 28, 2015
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Category: Music & Concerts

A night of Spoken Word, music, and food from the hottest poets in the DFW area. more

The Final Friday Open Mic Contest

August 28, 2015
Momo's uptown

Category: Music & Concerts

Friday August 28th, Icicles Entertainment presents The Friday Final Open Mic Check at Momos Uptown. The best singer, comedian, musician, spoken word or hip hop artist wins $200 CASH and receives 2 hours of FREE studio recording sessions provided by Everflow Studios. Hosted by Comedian Lisa Love, live band featuring The ... more

The Whispers & Stephanie Mills

August 28, 2015
The Majestic Theatre

Category: Music & Concerts

The Whispers & Stephanie Mills - Aug 28, 2015, 8:00 PM CDT. more

Multi-Day Events

Absolute Beginner BYOB Painting Party (Artsy Night Out)

June 19, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Ardor Studio

Category: Lectures & Workshops

Ardor Studio provides various services including meditative art, fine art workshops, BYOB Artsy Night Out and other exciting and fun programs. In Artsy Night Out parties, you will engage in a fun and exciting group art project with your friends and loved ones. It will help you get free of whatever’s on your mind ... more

Amazing Animals: Built to Survive

June 13, 2015 to September 07, 2015
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

Discover the marvels of natural engineering—and see how humans can draw inspiration from the innovations in the animal kingdom! Feel the pressure of a giraffe's heart, catch the wind with your own simulated wings, slow down the graceful gate of a sprinting cheetah and more as you make your way through this wild ex... 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

Baltimore Orioles vs Texas Rangers

August 28, 2015 to August 30, 2015
Globe Life Park in Arlington
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Categories: Children & Family | Sports - Baseball

Texas Rangers play the Baltimore Orioles at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Baseball. more

Baseball: America’s Presidents, America’s Pastime

March 21, 2015 to October 04, 2015
George W. Bush Presidential Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Baseball: America's Presidents, America's Pastime showcases how baseball has mirrored trends in our larger society. At various points, the sport has personified America's racial, economic, and national struggles. more

Dallas Arboretum August Dollar Days

August 01, 2015 to August 31, 2015
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

The dog days of summer bring Dollar Days in August at the Arboretum. Throughout the entire month visitors can enjoy general admission for only $1. As always, members receive free general admission and parking year-round. This is a perfect opportunity for new Arboretum visitors to bring the kids out to experience the eig... more

January 02, 2015 to April 23, 2017

Category: JFK 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

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 December 19, 2015
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

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

June 25, 2015 to September 30, 2015
The Heard Museum
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Category: Children & Family

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures. more

North Texas Fair and Rodeo

August 21, 2015 to August 29, 2015
North Texas Fair Grounds
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Categories: Children & Family | Sports - Other

The North Texas Fair & Rodeo is an annual nine-day fair and rodeo held in August and is located off of Carroll Blvd. in Denton, TX. The North Texas State Fair & Rodeo offers activities for all ages including: live concerts, horse & livestock shows, contests, cook-offs, food, fun, games and more. more

Open Art Studio Painting Workshops for Absolute Beginners

July 27, 2015 to August 28, 2015
Ardor Studio, Suite 114

Category: General

Take a Little Me Time and Relax Sometimes the mood strikes you to paint even if you don't know how to. So don't wait for our next BYOB painting event. Our two-hour open studio workshops are designed to engage you with the unlimited joy of painting. You will be guided through basic techniques and the materials needed t... 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

Skyline Trapeze

April 03, 2015 to April 03, 2016
Skyline Trapeze
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Category: General

Dallas's 1st recreational Flying Trapeze rig. Open to the public for either trial swings or a full 2 hour class. Unleash Your Inner Circus and come fly with us! more


August 14, 2015 to September 18, 2015
Mokah Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Stereotropes is a show that takes a lighthearted look into daily narratives influenced by current and nostalgic pop-culture. Conversations take place in a visual language where voice becomes color as two voices build a new narrative from opinions and memories. On a most basic level the show looks at the relation of trop... more


August 13, 2015 to August 29, 2015
The Firehouse Theatre

Category: Theater & Dance

L.I.P. Service’s second show of the new season is a regional revival of David Rabe's award winning drama Streamers, an unflinching exploration of the turmoil and confusion facing young men threatened by forces beyond their control. In this powerful American masterpiece directed by Seth Johnston (Drag Strip Courage... more

Summer At The Arboretum

June 01, 2015 to August 31, 2015
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

Summer at the Arboretum will feature Family Fun Fridays, which include face painting, a petting zoo, nature art and Kindermusik. The Spring/Summer Cool Thursday Concert Series features new and exciting national cover bands and some of the Metroplex's best food trucks. more

Taste of The Bishop Arts District food and historical walking tour, presented by Dallas Bites!

January 02, 2015 to March 30, 2016
Dude, Sweet Chocolate
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

THE WEATHER WILL BE PERFECT when we tour the eclectic and amazing Bishop Arts District on foot. We stop at many great restaurants/eateries including Eno's Pizza, Lockhart Smokehouse, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Veracruz Mesoamerican Cafe for very generous samples (this is a LOT of food!). You'll also learn the colorful h... more

The Future of the Past

August 20, 2015 to September 11, 2015
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits


The Great American Trucking Show

August 27-29, The Great American Trucking Show (GATS), one of the nation's largest trucking trade shows, will be at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Find a job, attend free educational seminars, get the latest information from top industry leaders or see the amazing works of art at Overdrive Magazine's Pride &... more

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