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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

20th Anniversary Exclusive Screening of Schindler's List

April 24, 2014
Inwood Theater

Category: Diversity

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance is proud to announce an exclusive private screening of Schindler’s List Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Inwood Theater. The benefit screening commemorates the 20th anniversary of Schindler’s List, an award-winning film based on the li... more

Big D BBQ Battle

April 24, 2014
Valley View Center at Midtown
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Category: Culinary

Enjoy barbecue, beer, live music by Lower 40 and networking at this cook-off. Ticket price includes admission, food and refreshments. more

Concerts at the Arboretum: The Molly Ringwalds

Tonight's concert features The Molly Ringwalds, Sponsored by Herb's Paint and Body. 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... more

Dallas Women’s Foundation Leadership Forum & Awards Dinner

Annual dinner event featuring a keynote speech by a leading woman innovator and the presentation of the prestigious Maura Women Helping Women Awards and the Young Leader Award. more

Jonata Vineyards Wine Dinner

April 24, 2014
Shinsei Restaurant

Category: Culinary

Jonata Vineyards, little sister to Screaming Eagle Wines, to host the elegantly prepared Jonata Vineyards Wine Dinner 6:30pm Thursday, April 24th at Shinsei Dallas. Owners Tracy Rathbun and Lynae Fearing collaborate with Winemaker Matt Dees and Chef TJ to present guests with five courses of skillfully prepared mouth-wat... more

Russell Gold - The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World

April 24, 2014
Rosewood Crescent Hotel

Category: Lectures & Workshops

Some people think fracking has been shaking up their neighborhoods in North Texas, but author Russell Gold demonstrates that fracking also shook up the energy industry. He is the senior energy writer at The Wall Street Journal and his latest book is titled The Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution an... more

The Acceptance Speech Tour with Dance Gavin Dance

April 24, 2014
The Door

Category: Music & Concerts

Come see Dance Gavin Dance, Capture the Crown, Palisades, Bleach Blonde and Amethyst on April 24th at The Door in Dallas, TX. 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

The Art of Leadership: A President’s Personal Diplomacy

April 05, 2014 to June 03, 2014
George W. Bush Presidential Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The exhibit will feature more than two dozen never-before-exhibited portraits painted by President Bush. Portraits will be accompanied by artifacts, photographs, and personal reflections to help illustrate the stories of relationships formed on the world stage. The goal is to educate and inform visitors about the importa... more

Multi-Day Events

38-Day Waltz Across Texas

April 10, 2014 to May 17, 2014

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Categories: Mobile Listings | Children & Family

Let's do a slow and easy 38-day Waltz Across Texas. This tour visits all of the most popular sites and events with plenty of time for you to experience the beauty of this multifaceted state. Register 8 months prior to departure and save $50. more

4th Annual John Wayne Film Festival

April 24, 2014 to April 27, 2014
Look Cinemas

Category: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

The 4th annual John Wayne Film Festival will call Dallas home this April 24th through the 27th. The four-day festival, chaired by Anne and Steve Stodghill and David Hale Smith, will feature screenings of some of Wayne’s classic feature films, question and answer sessions with Wayne family members and co-stars, and ... more

AT&T Performing Arts Center and NETworks present Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

April 15, 2014 to April 27, 2014
Winspear Opera House

Category: Theater & Dance

Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House from April 15 through April 27, 2014. For information on the production, visit Disney’s Beauty and the Beast features the animated film&... more

Besa: A Code of Honor, a Special Exhibit Coming to The Dallas Holocaust Museum

March 08, 2014 to June 18, 2014
The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will present a new special exhibit Besa: A Code of Honor from March 8, 2014 through June 18, 2014. This exhibit will focus on the Muslims who saved Jews in World War II. It will feature photographs and testimonies of Albanians and their families who rescued J... more


April 15, 2014 to April 27, 2014
Music Hall at Fair Park
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Category: Theater & Dance

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 7:30PM Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:30PM Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1:30 & 7:30PM Friday, April 18, 2014 at 7:30PM Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 1:30 & 7:30PM Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 7:30PM Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:30PM Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 7:30PM Thursday, April ... more

Exhibition: Robert Smithson In Texas

November 24, 2013 to April 27, 2014
Dallas Museum of Art
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Dallas Museum of Art presents Robert Smithson in Texas, the first examination of five projects proposed by the internationally renowned American artist throughout Texas in the years 1966-1973. The exhibition, on view November 24, 2013, through April 27, 2014, coincides with the 40th anniversary of Smithson's final wo... more

Jewelry Trunk Show

April 12, 2014 to May 10, 2014
Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass
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Category: Fashion & Shopping

Showcasing a fabulous collection of limited edition and one-of-a-kind pieces created especially for this event by some of our favorite glass artists. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, April 12th from 11-5:30 pm. more


April 03, 2014 to April 26, 2014

Category: Theater & Dance

Let the largest murder mystery company in the nation scare the pants off you and kill you with laughter during a night of interactive, murder mystery-themed dinner theater. Figure out whodunnit as you enjoy three courses -- a buffet with two meat options, vegetables, salad, and dessert. Alcohol is not included, but a cas... more

Patterns of Passion

April 17, 2014 to May 10, 2014
Kettle Art Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Kettle Art proudly presents "Patterns of Passion", a three-woman exhibit exploring the rhythms, colors, and textures of emotion, featuring new works by Dallas-based artists Corey Godfrey, Aralyn McGregor, and Judith Lea Perkins. Please join us for the opening reception on Thursday, April 17, 7-10 p.m. The exhib... more

Sightings Opening: Bettina Pousttchi

April 11, 2014 to July 13, 2014
Nasher Sculpture Center

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Nasher Sculpture Center hosts Sightings: Bettina Pousttchi from April 11th until July 13th. Pousttchi explores constructed nature and tenuousness of memory with a site-specific installation at the Nasher. more

Spring Into Dance

April 24, 2014 to April 26, 2014
University Theatre

Category: Theater & Dance

The UT Dallas Dance Ensemble is featured in this eclectic blend of faculty and guest choreography. Student members of this elite ensemble perform lyrical and contemporary works that include a wide range of music and choreographic styles and influences. more


One-Day Events

ART FROM THE HEART Celebrity Art Auction & Benefit

April 25, 2014
Seven For Parties
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Category: General

ART FROM THE HEART Celebrity Art Auction & Benefit is a uniquely Dallas event benefiting Dallas Challenge. The exciting and competitive auction features artwork from prominent local and national celebrities and personalities. Artwork from select professional and young artists (most from Dallas Challenge youth program... more

Charlotte’s Web

Enjoyed by ages 5 and up. The best-loved children's story of all time and winner of The Newbery Honor Medal! Discover the true meaning of friendship and life's everyday miracles. Get caught in Charlotte's web to save Wilbur, the "radiant" and "humble" pig, and make friends once again with all his ... more

Conversations With The Dead

April 25, 2014
Adolphus Hotel

Category: Lectures & Workshops

Conversations with the Dead is a once in a lifetime event that will take the audience members for an incredible trip through the experiences of one the most well known paranormal investigators and one of the most renowned psychics. Join Ryan Buell and Chip Coffey for an amazing night where the two will share their most d... more

DSO on the Go in Oak Cliff

April 25, 2014
Cliff Temple Baptist Church

Category: Music & Concerts

Ever dreamed of having a virtuosic orchestra play right in your backyard? Stop dreaming and come enjoy all your favorite breathtaking classical melodies when the Dallas Symphony Orchestra comes to your neighborhood! Bring friends and family for an evening that is sure to be a unique, intimate, and enchanting musical expe... more

Julia E. Sweig - On Brazil & Cuba

April 25, 2014
Rosewood Crescent Hotel

Category: Lectures & Workshops

For some people, Brazil is the world's largest Lusophone, i.e., the largest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world. For others, Brazil is an economic power and a nation with a global future. But after a decade and a half of a vibrant economy (the world’s sixth largest), Brazil is encountering a stall. The citizens... more

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