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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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08-31-2015

One-Day Events

Ink Authority Promotions and Hi-Rize Entertainment Presents Artist Promotion & Sickle Cell Awareness

August 31, 2015
Samuell Grand Park

Category: Free

CEO of Authority Figures Publishing William "Mr.Pooh" Roe and CEO of Hi-Rize Entertainment Travis "T-Dubb" Mapps Host a free concert for sickle cell and artist promotion. Some of Dallas most talented rappers come out to showcase their styles and skills and get information about Sickle Cells while your... more

Multi-Day Events

Absolute Beginner Open Art Studio Painting Classes

August 31, 2015 to September 25, 2015
Ardor Studio

Category: Lectures & Workshops

As Picasso once said: “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”. Our open studio classes are designed to engage you with the unlimited joy of painting regardless of your age or level of experience. You will be guided through basic techniques and the materials needed to arrive at your first pai... 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

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

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

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

Stereotropes

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

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 Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

March 09, 2015 to March 09, 2016
Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
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Category: JFK

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history. more

09-01-2015

One-Day Events

ENGAGE: How Baseball Began and Expanded During the Civil War

With Frank Williams, John Marszalek, and Talmage Boston As early as 1911, Albert Spalding credited the Civil War with "laying the foundation" of baseball. Spend an evening learning about how the war between the states contributed to baseball's growth to prominence throughout the nation. Reimagine the Civil War... more

Multi-Day Events

Absolute Beginner Open Art Studio Painting Classes

August 31, 2015 to September 25, 2015
Ardor Studio

Category: Lectures & Workshops

As Picasso once said: “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”. Our open studio classes are designed to engage you with the unlimited joy of painting regardless of your age or level of experience. You will be guided through basic techniques and the materials needed to arrive at your first pai... more

Amazing Animals: Built to Survive

June 13, 2015 to September 07, 2015
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
Visit Website
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
Visit Website
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

Baseball: America’s Presidents, America’s Pastime

March 21, 2015 to October 04, 2015
George W. Bush Presidential Center
Visit Website
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

Comedy Show in Dallas

July 21, 2015 to July 19, 2016
Henderson Avenue Country Club

Category: Free

Join us for Comedy show night every Tuesday at Henderson Avenue Country Club hosted by Tyson Faifer of American Ninja Warrior. Come early (7pm-8pm) to grab some food, drinks, and mingle with the comedians! Show will start at 8pm! Come before the show starts, from 7pm-8pm, to eat, drink, and mingle with the comedians! T... more

Deep Ellum Outdoor Market

January 01, 2015 to March 01, 2016
Deep Ellum
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Category: Free

The Deep Ellum Outdoor Market features local artists, live music, and food trucks in Dallas most unique neighborhood. The 2800 block of Main St is shut down to make a walkable, urban area. DEOM meets every 3rd Saturday of the Month between 11am and 5pm. 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

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

June 25, 2015 to September 30, 2015
The Heard Museum
Visit Website
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

Oswald Rooming House Tours

January 01, 2015 to April 25, 2017

Visit Website
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

Stereotropes

August 14, 2015 to September 18, 2015
Mokah Gallery
Visit Website
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

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
Visit Website
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

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