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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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One-Day Events

Concerts at the Arboretum: Hunter Sullivan

Tonight's concert features Hunter Sullivan. Concert guests can bring their own picnic or purchase dinner from the popular food trucks such as Ruthie's Rolling Café, Cajun Tailgators, Easy Slider and So-Cal Tacos. No alcohol is sold on site, but attendees may bring their own. more

Remembering Officer J.D. Tippit

About 1:15 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 1963, duty placed Dallas police officer J.D. Tippit near the corner of Tenth and Patton Streets in the Oak Cliff section of Dallas. Forty-five minutes after shots were fired at President John F. Kennedy’s motorcade in Dealey Plaza, Officer Tippit was shot and killed while que... more

Thanks-Giving Square To Participate In North Texas Giving Day

September 18, 2014
Thanks-Giving Square

Category: Children & Family

Thanks-Giving Square (TGS) is proud to participate again this year in North Texas Giving Day (NTGD), which will take place September 18, 2014. North Texas Giving Day is an online giving event that provides nonprofits the opportunity to gain exposure to new donors and for people of North Texas to come together and raise m... more

Skyline Trapeze - Flying Trapeze Classes

March 08, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Skyline Trapeze Rig
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Category: Sports - Other

Skyline Trapeze, Dallas-Ft. Worth’s first flying trapeze rig, offers children and adults the opportunity to take a leap on the flying trapeze. Located on Turtle Creek Boulevard, the trapeze rig boasts a view of the Dallas skyline and welcomes flyers and aerial arts enthusiasts of all skill levels. Groups for partie... more

Multi-Day Events

Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure- Dallas

July 27, 2014 to July 26, 2015
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

Art Exhibition: The Cycles of the Fig Tree - Carlos Cázares

September 11, 2014 to November 23, 2014
St. Matthew's Cathedral Justus Sundermann Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Carlos Cázares is a Mexican visual artist specializing in the disciplines of painting, sculpture, and graphics. His works have been exhibited in galleries across the United States and Mexico. Through his art, Cázares seeks to expose his heart to the light of the Creator, and constantly seeks a way to impres... more

CREATE Mixed-Media Retreat

September 17, 2014 to September 21, 2014
Night Hotel Dallas
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Category: Lectures & Workshops

In its first year, CREATE Texas brings together top mixed-media artist instructors from across the country to offer full-day and half-day workshops within 5 mixed media categories: Bookmaking & Art Journaling, Printmaking & Surface Design, Mixed Media Stitch, Collage & Assemblage, Mixed Media Jewelry. Partici... more


September 10, 2014 to October 31, 2014
The Dallas Center for Architecture
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

With the support of SPAIN arts & culture, the official Spanish cultural program in the U.S., Madrid-based architecture firm luis vidal + architects (LVA) will bring its innovative architectural exhibition, ENCOUNTERS, to the Dallas Center for Architecture from September 10-October 31. ENCOUNTERS made its U.S. de... more

Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings

Fighting the Fires of Hate: America and the Nazi Book Burnings is a traveling exhibition produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Through historical photographs, documents, and films, it explores how the book burnings became a potent symbol in America’s battle against Nazism and why they continue to... more

Flight of the Butterflies in 3D

May 24, 2014 to October 31, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

It’s a natural history epic. It’s a compelling detective story. It’s a scientific adventure at its best. Flight of the Butterflies 3D takes audiences on a journey through one of the most incredible migrations on Earth. Following the year-long annual migration cycle of monarch butterflies, the award-winn... more


September 18, 2014 to September 20, 2014
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
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Category: Lectures & Workshops

IDRevolution is our 3-day mega-event happening in Dallas each spring and fall. Offering the best of all worlds - training, motivation, information, team-building and TONS of fun and excitement - IDRevolution will both train, reward and motivate you like no other event you've ever experienced. more

Käthe Kollwitz: A Social Activist in the Era of World War I

May 03, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Dallas Museum of Art
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Categories: Galleries & Exhibits | Free

Käthe Kollwitz: A Social Activist in the Era of World War I contemplates the life and work of the German artist Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945). more

Kettle Art Gallery presents "Sour Grapes" - Opening Reception Thursday 9/11, 7-10pm

September 11, 2014 to September 27, 2014
Kettle Art Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Kettle Art Gallery presents "Sour Grapes", an exhibit featuring internationally acclaimed Oak Cliff artists Arturo Donjuan, Carlos Donjuan, and Miguel Donjuan. Please join us for the opening reception on Thursday, September 11, 7-10pm at Kettle Art Gallery, 2650-B Main St., Dallas 75226. The exhibit runs throu... more

Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style

July 19, 2014 to October 05, 2014
The George W. Bush Presidential Center

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Oscar de la Renta: Five Decades of Style celebrates the fashion designer’s inspiring life and award-winning work, exploring Mr. de la Renta’s career from its origins to his most recent runway and red-carpet masterpieces. The special exhibition at the George W. Bush Presidential Center features more than 60 ga... more

Oswald Rooming House Tours

April 25, 2014 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

Pandas: The Journey Home 3D

May 24, 2014 to October 01, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

National Geographic Entertainment is proud to bring Pandas: The Journey Home to the world! Audiences will fall in love with this iconic, delightful creature and better understand the desperate plight of pandas in the wild. The filmmakers were granted unprecedented access to the Wolong Panda Conservation Centre, to bring ... more

Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio

September 13, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Nasher Sculpture Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Nasher Sculpture Center is pleased to present Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio from September 13, 2014 to January 4, 2015. This represents the first major museum exhibition of the work of Thomas Heatherwick and his studio in North America. The Nasher Sculpture Center is open Tuesday thr... more

Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa

August 16, 2013 to October 12, 2014
Dallas Museum of Art
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Categories: Galleries & Exhibits | Free

Saturated: Dye-Decorated Cloths from North and West Africa focuses on and celebrates the dyer's art from North and West Africa, including the countries of Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, and Cameroon. more

Simply Beautiful: Photographs from National Geographic

July 12, 2014 to November 16, 2014
Irving Arts Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Assembled by award-winning National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths, the exhibit features more than 50 photographs that cover the Society’s core mission areas: exploration, wildlife, cultures, science, and nature. more

Sofa Sessions

September 18, 2014 to December 18, 2014
Mokah Coffee Bar

Category: Music & Concerts

Sofa Sessions is a conversation between the artists and the audience. An intimate setting with stories, music, and coffee. Hosted by Chris Norwood (@chrisjnorwood) BYOB $5 corking fee, suggested donation $5, doors open at 6:30. more

The Goss-Michael Foundation Presents Adam Ball ‘The Space Between’

September 04, 2014 to October 04, 2014
The Goss-Michael Foundation

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Goss-Michael Foundation presents The Space Between, a major solo show of new work from British artist Adam Ball. Curated by The Future Tense, the show opens to the public on Friday 5th September with the show continuing through October 4th, and will see the debut of a series of new and highly anticipated works across... more

Tomorrow Come Today

September 17, 2014 to October 11, 2014
Undermain Theater - Deep Ellum

Category: Theater & Dance

Undermain Theatre is thrilled to bring the World Premiere of Gordon Dahlquist’s Tomorrow Come Today to their home in Deep Ellum at 3200 Main Street. Tomorrow Come Today is a world premiere Science-Fiction drama set in a not-too-distant future where technological advances have enabled the wealthy to cheat death, t... more

Uptown Jazz Dallas Live on the Lawn at Klyde Warren Park

September 18, 2014 to October 02, 2014
Klyde Warren Park
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Categories: Music & Concerts | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

Dallas' largest jazz stage returns for Season Two with an expanded program spanning the summer and fall. Six amazing ‘free' jazz performances starring our region's best emerging recording artists along with some fun interactive themes produced by programming partner Uptown Jazz Dallas | The International Jazz ... more


One-Day Events

“The Ultimate Master Series” Wine Dinner Event

September 19, 2014
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
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Category: Culinary

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse’s seasoned Executive Chef James Johnson and Master Sommelier Barbara Werley team up for “The Ultimate Master Series” wine dinner on Friday evening, September 19. However, the true masters of this special wine dinner will be the Guests. Attendees will be invited to “master&r... more

Charlie Robison

September 19, 2014
Granada Theater

Category: Music & Concerts

False modesty has never been the style of this native Texan, known for saying what's on his mind and letting the chips fall where they may. Along the way, he's developed a reputation as brash and cocksure, a little ornery, a maverick within a country music industry that prefers artists who are easier to manage, package a... more

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