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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

Atlanta Hawks vs. Dallas Mavericks

The Atlanta Hawks play the Dallas Mavericks. Basketball. 7:30 p.m. more

Christmas Lights, Chocolate & Sips Tour

Christmas Lights, Chocolate & Sips Tour -- Monday, December 22, 2014 -- 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. View holiday lights in style on our private bus! Begin by tasting scrumptious treats at such chocolate venues as Isabelly's Sweet Treats, Kate Weiser Chocolate and Nib Chocolates (venues may be different depending on the t... more

Holidays at GeO-Deck at Reunion Tower

November 28, 2014 to December 23, 2014
Reunion Tower GeO-Deck
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

GeO-Deck offers visits with Santa and other flurries of fun. more

WhoDunnit JFK Book Signing and Tour

September 22, 2014 to September 22, 2015
Lee Harvey Oswald Rooming House
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Category: JFK

Gayle Nix Jackson, the author of the most talked about JFK book on the market now, will be the first author featured in our inaugural debut of the JFK Whodunnit Tour for September 22 , 2014. Author of the book "Orville Nix: The Missing JFK Assassination Film" Gayle will be signing autographs and selling her boo... more

Multi-Day Events

2theXtreme: MathAlive!

October 07, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Categories: Children & Family | Galleries & Exhibits

2theXtreme: MathAlive! is designed to inspire, spark the imagination and reveal not only the math at work, but the infinite possibilities of math. The exhibition brings to life all the mathematics behind what kids love most - video games, sports, fashion, music, space, robotics and more. Innovative technologies and hands... more

A Christmas Carol

November 25, 2014 to December 27, 2014
Wyly Theatre

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Theater & Dance

Dallas Theater Center's A Christmas Carol - this delightfully re-imagined take on Dickens' enduring classic returns as Dallas' newest "must-see" holiday tradition. more

All Creatures Great and Small: Christmas at the White House 2002

November 22, 2014 to January 13, 2015
George W. Bush Presidential Center

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

All Creatures Great and Small: Christmas at the White House 2002 will be the second in a series of exhibits that serve as the foundation for holiday celebrations at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. That year, the White House Christmas theme celebrated the important role animals play in the White House.... 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

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 & 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, 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

Christmas Tour of Lights

November 28, 2014 to December 30, 2014
Farmers Branch Historical Park
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Category: Children & Family

The Tour of Lights is a drive-thru animated display that will amaze you with over 500,000 twinkling lights. You'll travel through a variety of different scenes, each with their own theme, from fantasy to patriotic. There's festive holiday music and the grand finale is our animated show in the Farmers Branch Historical Pa... more

Dallas Deuces Holiday Camp

December 20, 2014 to December 22, 2014
University of Texas at Dallas
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Categories: Sports - Other | Sports - Featured Events

The Dallas Deuces Holiday Camp has become a Holiday lacrosse tradition in the Dallas Fort Worth area. Our campers are the best players that Dallas/Fort Worth has to offer mixed in with other players from around the country. The Deuces are dedicated to bringing the best camp staff of college coaches together so that yo... more

Drawn to Action: The Life and Work of Arthur Szyk

Arthur Szyk, a Polish-Jewish refugee who ultimately settled in the US during WWII was a tireless advocate for democracy, the West, and the anti-fascism. His elaborate and ornate political cartoons were featured on the covers of many of the most prominent American wartime magazines and journals. Szyk was also a passionate... more

Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland (film)

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Amongst these remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to ... more

Gift of Lights 2014

November 26, 2014 to January 01, 2015

Category: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway Come out to the Texas Motor Speedway for Gift of Lights 2014 and drive the entire family through a brand-new array of twinkling lights to jump-start the holiday spirit. Gift of Lights, now brought to you by Christmas by Zenith, is a drive-through spectacular with over 600 unique LE... more

Holiday At The Arboretum

December 01, 2014 to December 31, 2014
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

Visitors can delight in the festive decorations at the DeGolyer Estate, take a stroll through the gardens to view seasonal plantings, and enjoy a variety of family-friendly activities. Thousands visit the Arboretum each winter to enjoy the sparkling interior decor of the historic DeGolyer Estate. 2014 will feature... 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

Peruvian Gold: Ancient Treasures Unearthed

October 06, 2014 to December 31, 2014
Irving Arts Center

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Irving Arts Center in partnership with National Geographic Museum in Washington D.C presents a remarkable collection of ancient gold and silver artifacts excavated from Peru’s legendary royal tombs. From October 4 through December 31, Peruvian Gold will showcase extraordinary objects from Peru’s pre-Inca ... more

Prairie Lights

November 27, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Lynn Creek Park at Joe Pool Lake
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Category: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

Opening Thanksgiving night, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, Prairie Lights, 5700 Lake Ridge Parkway, Grand Prairie, Texas, the always-popular two-mile drive featuring four million lights that drew 120,000 visitors in 2013, will be better than ever in 2014 with new custom displays. Prairie Lights will be open from 6-9 p.m. Sun... more

Robots 3D (film)

November 01, 2014 to March 22, 2015
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

What does it take to make a “humanoid” robot – a robot who can do anything we can do but without the benefit of a human brain? This is the challenge for scientists now as they create robots who are becoming eerily like the people who are making them. Fascinating and fun, Robots 3D shows the latest devel... more

Scattered Light by Artist Jim Campbell

November 27, 2014 to December 24, 2014
NorthPark Center

Category: Children & Family

A spectacular installation by renowned artist Jim Campbell, entitled Scattered Light, will draw visitors to CenterPark with a cascading grid of flickering light. The three-dimensional work, which was recently on view at Madison Square Park in New York City, features 1,800 dangling light bulbs flickering into shadowy fig... more

Scrooge & Santa's Toy Shoppe Puppet Theatre

November 28, 2014 to December 24, 2014
NorthPark Center

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

A NorthPark Center’s whimsical Scrooge Puppet Theatre has been a holiday tradition for more than three decades. Charles Dickens’ famous character creates a funny scene through the magic of puppetry by John Hardman of Le Theatre de Marionette. Children of all ages giggle with delight as everyone’s favo... more

Sights and Sounds of the Season Performances

December 02, 2014 to December 24, 2014
NorthPark Center

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

The sounds of the season fill the air at NorthPark Center as performance groups take the stage in celebration of the holidays. Catch your favorite professional, school, church, synagogue or community group taking the stage throughout the holiday season. Select Performances: Wednesday, December 3 Booker T. Washington H... more

Sparkle! - Christmas at the Anatole

November 28, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Hilton Anatole Hotel
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Category: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

“Sparkle!” at the Hilton Anatole’s annual Christmas at the Anatole celebration, returns better than ever for 2014! This year, “Sparkle!” will move indoors, allowing patrons to enjoy the ice skating rink, millions of Christmas lights, live entertainment and drop-ins from local celebrities fro... more

SPCA of Texas Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Center

November 28, 2014 to December 23, 2014
NorthPark Center

Category: General

The SPCA of Texas' Home for the Holidays Pet Adoption Center at NorthPark Center has provided special adoption experiences for thousands of four-legged animals and their loving new families. Assistance is offered at select times to help families choose the right animals for their lifestyle. Adoption fees are $250 for pup... more

Storytime & Photos with Santa Claus

November 28, 2014 to December 24, 2014
NorthPark Center

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

Gather around Santa’s picture-book cottage to hear stories about the North Pole. Santa has been telling tales at NorthPark for decades, and we invite you to make it a part of your family’s holiday tradition. Storytime hours: Monday – Saturday 10:30 AM Sunday 12:00 PM. Capture memories of a... more

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