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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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“DISCO vs RETRO” – since 2009 ‘Holiday Edition’

December 20, 2014
Red Light
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Category: General

“DISCO vs RETRO” – since 2009 ‘Holiday Edition’ Join us for a special Holiday Edition. This is The Original format blend of 70's trash disco with 80's retro new wave since 2009. No one does it like PANOPTIKON's DVR! “DISCO vs RETRO” (DVR) is every 3rd Saturday of the mont... more

Beautiful Baby of Dallas Christmas Pageant

Beautiful Baby of Dallas Christmas Beauty Pageant 2014 will be held at the African-American Museum at Fair Park. Registering babies, toddlers, and small boys and girls ages 3 months-5 years old. Prizes include Christmas gifts for all participants, crowns and sashes for Division winners, and Ultimate Grand Supreme Winne... more

Chris Rivers Band at Vitruvian Lights 2014

December 20, 2014
Vitruvian Park

Category: Music & Concerts

Walk and wind through this 12-acre park with millions of sparkling LED lights that are wrapped around more than 550 glittering trees creating a magical holiday wonderland November 28 through January 1. Enjoy live music by Chris Rivers Band, FREE photos with Santa, holiday characters, balloon artist, food trucks, deliciou... more

Christmas Lights, Chocolate & Sips Tour

Christmas Lights, Chocolate & Sips Tour -- Saturday, December 20, 2014 -- 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m View holiday lights in style on our private bus! Begin by tasting scrumptious treats at such chocolate venues as Nib Chocolate, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Village Baking Company (venues may be different depending on the ... more

Gun Fights at the Village

December 20, 2014
Dallas Heritage Village

Category: Children & Family

One exception to the dates...in November the date is Nov. 22 instead of the 3rd Saturday which is the 15th. Noon and 1 p.m., weather permitting, free with admission. Witness early Dallas law and order, settler style, on the Village’s Main Street. Performed by the Trinity River Desperados, visitors will get a f... more

JANGLED - A Family Event

December 20, 2014
Dallas City Performance Hall
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Category: Children & Family

Join Turtle Creek Chorale for a very special children and family performance of our beloved annual holiday concert! Enjoy carol sing-a-longs and a visit from Santa! more

LuminArte Presents: Feral Majesty in “Wildfire”

December 20, 2014
LuminArte Gallery
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Category: Theater & Dance

"Feral Majesty" the avant-garde performance troupe presents "Wildfire"; a short benefit performance to raise funds and awareness for the St. Francis Wolf Sanctuary based out of Montgomery, TX. The event will be held at Luminarte Fine Art Gallery December 20th, 2014, with an open art reception from 6:... more

midTown ARTwalk

December 20, 2014
Valley View Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Experience the “Magic” that is Midtown ARTwalk! Midtown ARTWALK FREE Admission, Entertainment, and Spirits! Open Artist Studios and Galleries Saturday, December 20, 2014 6-10 pm LIVE MUSIC by Gary Land 35 Art Galleries Under One Roof! Grand Opening of Kidz ART Grand Opening of My Foot Steps Grand O... more

Raja Yoga Meditation in Arlington - a day course

December 20, 2014
Arlington Meditation Center

Category: General

Taking time out has always been a vital part of improving the quality of life, refreshing our understanding of events and re-charging the spirit. A day Course is an opportunity to step off the conveyor belt of life and spend time in a peaceful and spiritual atmosphere, reflecting upon and exploring the important factors ... more

San Antonio Spurs vs. Dallas Mavericks

The San Antonio Spurs play the Dallas Mavericks. Basketball. 7:30 p.m. more

Tea Book Signing and Tea Tasting at the Dallas Arboretum

December 20, 2014
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: General | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden will present author Judy Scott, who will sign copies of her book, Afternoon Tea at the Arboretum, at the Hoffman Family Gift Store. She started the Tea Room at the Dallas Arboretum and is now retired. After more than 30 years of catering, she still enjoys cooking and will have sc... more

The Nutcracker

December 20, 2014
Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Theater & Dance

Join the Art Ballet Academy on a magical trip to the land of the Sugarplum Fairy, waltzing snowflakes and enchanted toys. Tchaikovsky's glorious score, dazzling costumes, giant growing Christmas tree and falling snow make The Nutcracker a can't miss production! more

Treats of Christmas

Join NorthPark Center for the ultimate holiday bake sale benefiting the North Texas Food Bank's Cooking Matters™. Presented by the Texas Chefs Association, dozens of premier chefs from area restaurants and catering companies present an assortment of gourmet cakes, sweets, pies and cookies available for purchase. ... more

Tuzer Ballet Presents Tchiakovsky's The Nutcracker

Tuzer Ballet presents its 30th annual production of the holiday ballet, Peter Tchaikovsky's, The Nutcracker. Whether you are experiencing it as a family tradition or discovering the magic for the first time, the memory of this beloved ballet will stay with you forever. Come and be transported to the wondrous world of swi... more

Dallas Symphony Christmas Pops

December 05, 2014 to December 21, 2014
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Music & Concerts

DSO's beloved holiday concert of festive, seasonal favorites. 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

Multi-Day Events

Heralding the return of light at the Winter Solstice Celebration

December 20, 2014
Labyrinth Walk Coffee House at UUCOC
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Category: General

The 2014 Winter Solstice Celebration in Oak Cliff will see entertainment, ceremonies of various types and even fortune telling throughout the evening, indoors and out. Sponsored by the Labyrinth Walk Coffee House, this event is on Saturday, Dec. 20, 6 pm to 9:30 pm at 3839 W. Kiest Blvd, Dallas, 75233. There is no admis... more

"DISCO vs RETRO" - a monthly themed nightclub party- since 2009

September 20, 2014 to September 19, 2015
Red Light Lounge
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Category: Music & Concerts

Sat., Sept. 20 is the next DVR! And the new Red Light Lounge is hosting this month's DVR. We are pleased to announce that the Sept 2014 DVR will be hosted by Red Light Lounge in Deep Ellum - Deep Ellum's ONLY dance club. If you have not checked out this beautiful space, you will love it - best rooftop and totally awesom... more

“Sunset Boulevard” by Garland Civic Theatre

December 04, 2014 to December 27, 2014
The Patty Granville Arts Center

Category: Theater & Dance

Get ready for your close up! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s glorious, award-winning musical will transport you into the world of film noir as Sunset Boulevard weaves a magnificent tale of faded glory and unfulfilled ambition. Silent movie star Norma Desmond longs for a return to the big screen, having been discarded by ti... more

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 Charlie Brown Kind of Christmas

December 05, 2014 to December 21, 2014
Art Centre Theatre

Category: Theater & Dance

Join the cast of characters from the wonderful imagination of Charles Schulz, loved the world over for over half-a-century, in this special Christmas celebration! 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

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

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