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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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Gallery Reception

February 12, 2016
North Haven Gardens
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Mingle with art and garden lovers while viewing the latest work on display. The Gallery @NHG is dedicated to expanding interest in local art and promoting a lifestyle enhanced by gardening, nature and the environment. Showings change frequently and represent local, state and national artists whose works range from whim... more

JAPAN UPDATE Symposium – U.S.-Japan Economic and Security Relations: One Year after Prime Minister A

Join us for an update on current issues in U.S.-Japan relations from leaders in the field. Experts from both countries will examine developments since Prime Minister Abe’s April visit to the U.S. and key issues looming on the horizon, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and new security cooperation efforts... more

Murder City Devils at Granada Theater

February 12, 2016
Granada Theater
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Category: Music & Concerts

Revved-up and stripped down old school punk rock from this frantic Seattle-based ensemble. Goes great with: At The Drive-In, Rocket From The Crypt, Pretty Girls Make Graves, The Marked Men. more

Record Release Show for FOR THE SENDER: Love Letters From Vietnam with Alex Woodard

February 12, 2016
Opening Bell
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Category: Music & Concerts

Alex Woodard is a singer-songwriter who writes songs about letters and weaves their backstories into a book and album package called FOR THE SENDER. Most of these letters that had inspired the songs were about the extraordinary beauty and growth that people were creating post-trauma. His latest project, FOR THE SENDER:... more

Rock & Worship Roadshow

The Rock & Worship Roadshow is coming to Dallas, TX on February 12, 2016! Christian music favorites Newsboys,Jeremy Camp and Mandisa will be performing, along with Phil Wickham, Family Force 5 and Audio Adrenaline. A Pre-show Party will take place before each show with artists Danny Gokey (host) and Citizen Way, and ... more

Stoplight Party

February 12, 2016
Fox & Hound English Pub/Grille
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Category: Free

Join us for another Stoplight Party. This is a come and go event, no need for you to be there right at 6pm. We have an after party posted also. Never been to a stoplight party? It's very easy: Wear green if you are single and ready to mingle. Wear yellow if you are not really sure on the idea, but not totally again... more

Valentine's Day at The Crescent Club

February 12, 2016
Rosewood Crescent

Category: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

Romance awaits this Valentine’s Day weekend at the sophisticated Crescent Club. Celebrate by treating your loved one to an extravagant four-course dinner featuring breathtaking views of Dallas. The Valentine's Day menu is available on Friday, February 12, 2016 and Sunday, February 14, 2016. The evening will feature... more

Walton Stout Band - Valentines Day Bash

The Walton Stout-Dallas Dance Band is at it again! Come out and join us while we celebrate an early Valentines Day Celebration with one of the Best Bands in DFW. Music starts at 9:30! more

Alexander Gorlizki: Variable Dimensions

November 03, 2015 to March 20, 2016
Crow Collection of Asian Art
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Within the exhibition, you will find art in the form of embroidered handkerchiefs and plant-like hand-mirrors alongside exquisitely crafted paintings with obsessive floral and geometric patterns, most familiar in the Islamic arts. Come prepared to be surprised and delighted, as the artist moves visitors across formats, m... more

DFW Winter Boat Expo

February 05, 2016 to February 14, 2016
Dallas Market Hall
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Category: Expos/Trade Shows

What: The DFW Boat Expo at Dallas Market Hall will have over 650 all new 2016 boat and watercraft models on display and available for purchase from 20 North Texas boat dealers during 10 consecutive days this winter. Nearly 150 different vendors will have booths. The DFW Boat Expo is presented by the United Boat Dealers o... more

Sossy Mechanics' Trick Boxing: Swingin' in the Ring

SOSSY MECHANICS’ TRICK BOXING: SWINGIN’ IN THE RING / Feb. 11-14, 2016 (Five Performances) Bringing the aesthetic of classic movie musicals to the stage, two actor/dancers and four ridiculous puppets playing 16 different characters, use rapid-fire dialogue, physical comedy, 1930’s music (think Benny Go... more

Multi-Day Events

"Friday Chill Out" Painting Workshop

January 01, 2016 to March 25, 2016
Ardor Studio

Category: Lectures & Workshops

This painting class is a creative experience that is perfect for beginners to enjoy date nights, girls night out, bachelorette parties, out of town getaways, birthdays and the list goes on and on. Join us in the most relaxed and laid back atmosphere at Ardor Studio to unwind and tap into your creative side. We provide ... more

“A Sense of Place” by Rosemary Riddle-Achelpohl Show & Reception

February 04, 2016 to February 13, 2016
Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

You are invited FEATURED ARTIST’S SHOW and RECEPTION at Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine FEATURED ARTIST Rosemary Riddle-Achelpohl Rosemary’s work - http://goo.gl/rzMpe3 SHOW Feb 4 – 13 Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm ARTIST’S RECEPTION Feb 6 6:00 PM till 9:00... more

Adventure Awaits: Explore Dallas With Kwest

August 01, 2015 to July 31, 2016

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Category: Children & Family

Do you hear that? That's Dallas calling you. Yes, you. Calling you to come explore all it has to offer. So ditch the status quo and find your Kwest: a scavenger hunt reimagined for the digital age. Using your smartphone as a guide, Kwest allows people to embark on a unique journey through different areas of Dalla... 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

Cantina Laredo to offer Valentine’s Especialidad

February 12, 2016 to February 14, 2016
Cantina Laredo Dallas

Categories: Culinary & Food Tours | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

For diners who have a SPICY relationship this Valentine’s Day, North Texas Cantina Laredo locations have an amazing three course dinner available. The Valentine’s Especialidad menu will only be available February 12 - February 14, 2016. For only $35 per person (plus $15 for optional cocktail pairings), guest... more

Cool River Café’s Valentine’s Dinner Experience

February 06, 2016 to February 14, 2016
Cool River Cafe
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Categories: Culinary & Food Tours | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

The most acclaimed dining room in Las Colinas will offer a Valentine’s Day feast the entire week surrounding the romantic holiday. Beginning on February 6 and running through February 14, Cool River Café will offer a three course menu for couples at $135 per couple. The meal includes: Choice of Starter: II... more

Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence

October 31, 2015 to February 21, 2016
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

From the flickering fireflies you once captured in jar in our own backyard, to the iridescent deep-sea creatures in our oceans’ darkest depths, the magical world of bioluminescence comes to life in Creatures of Light. Come immerse yourself in the natural phenomenon of living light. more

Dallas and JFK Combo Tour

December 03, 2015 to December 03, 2016

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Categories: General | JFK

At Dallas Texas Attraction Tours , we offer two tours for one price , get a 45 minute Dallas City Tour and a 45 minute JFK tour for only $25.00 . Our sightseeing tour bus takes you aboard and shows you the great city of Dallas, TX when then take you back in time and let you relive the assassination of president John F K... more

Dallas Holocaust Museum Special Gallery Exhibit - Anne Frank: A History for Today

Anne Frank was one of more than a million Jewish children murdered during the Holocaust. Her diary gives us insight into her thoughts. This exhibit gives us insight into the family and world events that shaped her life. Anne Frank: A History for Today takes you beyond the pages of her diary by providing a wide perspecti... more

Dallas Sightseeing Electric Cruizer Tours

December 21, 2015 to December 31, 2016
Corner of Elm and Houston
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Category: JFK

We offer the best panoramic views of the city, while having the luxury of someone else guiding you around. As you glide along the city streets, you will learn about the history of Dallas from the naming of our city to what makes our city BIG. Explore Dallas’s off-the-beaten-path neighborhoods and ease your culinar... more

DallasCityTour.com

January 02, 2015 to April 23, 2017
DallasCityTour

Category: JFK

DallasCityTour.com 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

Decadence: Fashions from the 1920s

January 22, 2016 to February 28, 2016
Galleria Dallas
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

With the last season of PBS’s popular series Downton Abbey upon us, fashionable viewers have a renewed fascination with the elegant fashions of the Jazz Age. In celebration of that period, Galleria Dallas is hosting Decadence: Fashions from the 1920s, a fashion exhibit celebrating the beauty and elegance of the 192... 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 October 08, 2016
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

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