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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

Bug Day Camp

Our day will be full of bug encounters, bug songs, bug games and even a bug-themed craft! We will explore where bugs live and why bugs are important. Pack a lunch for your child – we provide a healthy afternoon snack. Discounts and pre/post care available. (Camp is for children in 2nd-5th grade.) more

Dallas Arboretum August Dollar Days

August 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014
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

Skyline Trapeze | Flying Trapeze Classes in Dallas, TX

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

After-School All-Stars and Metro PCS are making a difference in the community

August 06, 2014 to August 31, 2014
Metro PCS

Category: General

Free school supplies – in an ice cream truck?! Through the month of August, After-School All-Stars North Texas and Metro PCS are teaming up to make a difference in DFW. Parents can grab FREE school supplies for their kids, as well as an icy treat, at select MetroPCS locations. Then, for every phone or plan purchase... more

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

AT&T Performing Arts Center Presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom Of The Opera

August 06, 2014 to August 24, 2014
Winspear Opera House

Category: Theater & Dance

With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM, the most successful musical of all-time, will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. THE PHANTON OF THE OPERA will have its exclusive 2014 Texas engagement at th... more

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Walking Tour, presented by Dallas Bites!

March 30, 2014 to March 30, 2015
Dude, Sweet Chocolate
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Category: Culinary

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, Hunky's, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Veracruz Mesoamerican Cafe for very generous samples (this is a LOT of food!). You'll also learn the colorful history of Oa... more

Decks in the House

October 30, 2013 to October 29, 2014
Sisu
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Category: Music & Concerts

Paul Parades will be playing his Paradise Live show every Wednesday at Sisu! more

Faces of the Ghetto: Their Lives Are Our Lessons

The Dallas Holocaust Museum’s upcoming exhibit, Faces of the Ghetto: Their Lives Are Our Lesson, presents the work of two Jewish photographers who, at great personal risk, took clandestine photos of Jewish life in the Polish city of Łódź – a city transformed into a ghetto after the Nazis invaded Pola... 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

Gallery Exhibition: Building From Scratch ... Sustaining The Legacy Of An Institution And Its People

July 01, 2014 to August 30, 2014
James E. Kemp Gallery
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Categories: Diversity | Galleries & Exhibits

Catch the last glance of TBAAL's history which includes vintage and contemporary photographs, film footage, institutional documents, oral histories, celebrity memorabilia and archival ephemera. more

Hard Rock Cafe LIVE MUSIC

May 07, 2014 to December 24, 2014
Hard Rock Cafe
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Category: Music & Concerts

The Hard Rock Cafe Dallas introduces LIVE Music Wednesday. Come on out every Wednesday night for local live music. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. more

Jeff Ruby

August 20, 2014 to August 21, 2014
Adair's Saloon
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Category: Music & Concerts

Nashville rock singer/songwriter, Jeff Ruby, will be performing a free solo acoustic show. Ruby is touring in support of his latest release, Hourglass. 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

North Texas State Fair and Rodeo

August 15, 2014 to August 23, 2014
North Texas Fairgrounds
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Category: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

85th Annual North Texas State Fair & Rodeo! World championship rodeo, music, carnival rides and games, fiddling contest, petting zoos and barbecue cook-offs! 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

Remington College Dallas Campus offers free back to school haircuts for kids

August 01, 2014 to August 30, 2014
The Salon at Remington College

Category: General

Remington College invites parents to bring their kids in for free back-to-school haircuts during its sixth annual Cuts for Kids event. Throughout the month of August, Remington College cosmetology programs will provide FREE haircuts to kids 17 and under. Call 972-698-3890 to schedule an appointment at The Salon at Remi... 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

Summer At The Arboretum

June 01, 2014 to August 31, 2014
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 runs through July 3 featuring new and exciting national cover bands and some of the Metroplex's best food trucks. more

Texas Has Talent II Open Mic Contest

July 23, 2014 to September 24, 2014
Azure

Category: Music & Concerts

Join us each and every Wednesday at Azure in Addison, TX for the Texas Has Talent Open Mic Contest. All Singers, Comedians, Musicians, and Spoken Word Artists will each have a chance to walk away with a $100 Weekly Grand Prize!!! The audience and our guest judges from talent agency ABC will determine the winner. Live Ba... more

Texas Has Talent. Open Mic Contest

July 02, 2014 to July 01, 2015
Azure

Category: General

Open Mic Contest (All musicians, singers, comedians, rappers, & spoken word artists welcome) - $100 Weekly Cash Prize. Hosted by Steve O. Happy Hour Specials 6-9pm - Go DJ Boladi & DJ Freeze. more

The World's Largest Dinosaurs

April 25, 2014 to September 01, 2014
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

This fascinating exhibition reveals amazing insights into the largest dinosaurs ever to walk the Earth - the long-necked and long-tailed sauropods. So massive! So tall! Such long necks and tiny heads! Come face-to-face with a life-sized, fleshed-out model of a 60-foot-long, 11-foot-tall female Mamenchisaurus, known for ... more

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