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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.

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Art & Architecture in Cinema: Goya – Visions of Flesh and Blood

February 11, 2016
Cinemark 17 AND IMAX

Category: Theater & Dance

In partnership with SpectiCast and Nexo Digital, Fathom Events is bringing the Art & Architecture Cinemas Series' GOYA – VISIONS OF FLESH AND BLOOD to select cinemas in the United States. GOYA – VISIONS OF FLESH AND BLOOD is bringing the art of Goya, an artist whose powerful vision and technical prowess ... 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

"Open Studio" Painting Workshop

January 19, 2016 to March 31, 2016
Ardor Studio

Category: Lectures & Workshops

The open studio is meant to foster creativity and encourage you to engage with visual art. It is suitable for both beginners and experienced artists. We will provide all the necessary materials needed to complete your painting. The open studio is from 3 pm to 7 pm. It takes about 2 hours to complete a painting, so be the... 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 - 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

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

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

Dueling Pianos in Dallas at Henderson Tap House

July 23, 2015 to July 21, 2016
Henderson Tap House
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Category: Music & Concerts

Every Thursday from 7pm-10pm come to Henderson Tap House for some awesome Dueling Pianos! The show begins at 7pm and we fill up fast so get here early! Bring the most friends and we will give you $50 to tip the pianist so they play the songs you want to hear! 1/2 price bottle of wine & $5 specialty cocktails and ... more

Eisemann Center Residency: Sossy Mechanics

February 11, 2016 to February 13, 2016
Eisemann Center
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Category: Theater & Dance

February 11 - February 13 Venue: Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson, TX 75082 Ticket: Prices Vary Season: 2015-16 Purchase tickets at: Times Vary. UT Dallas, in collaboration with the Eisemann Center, presents a residency with Sossy Mechanics. The dance theater pair, Brian Sost... more

El Chico offers Valentine's Day Special for 2

February 09, 2016 to February 15, 2016
El Chico
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

Being sweet to your sweetie for Valentine’s Day no longer requires one to break the bank. Area El Chico restaurants are offering a special Valentine’s Day offer between February 3 and February 15. For only $29.99, guests will enjoy: Top Shelf Guacamole, made fresh tableside. Top Shelf Fajitas for Two, whi... more

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change

December 31, 2015 to February 14, 2016
Theatre Three, Inc.
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Category: Theater & Dance

Now celebrating its sixteenth year as a Theatre Three tradition, the mega-hit production I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change returns for a limited engagement in Theatre Too, Theatre Three’s intimate downstairs venue. This celebration and exploration of the mating game will feature two married couples, Kim ... more

Jackson Pollock: Blind Spots

November 20, 2015 to March 20, 2016
Dallas Museum of Art
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

This once-in-a-lifetime exhibition offers a new perspective on the work of one of the most famous artists of the 20th century. See it only at the DMA. For tickets, visit more

Jaguar: The Art of Performance Tour, Dallas

February 11, 2016 to February 14, 2016
The Bomb Factory

Category: Free

Please join Jaguar in Dallas for The Art of Performance Tour, the brand's new interactive experience which combines an unprecedented test drive with a unique digital engagement experience. Celebrating Jaguar's long-standing relationship with movies, you will also have the chance to appear in a shareable personalized act... more

JFK Experience Assassination Tours

December 02, 2015 to December 02, 2016
214 N Houston St
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Category: JFK

This JFK EXPERIENCE tour is all about the JFK assassination, we take you back in time to relive a minute by minute journey of what happened on November 22nd , 1963. On this tour you will enter Oswald's rooming house were you will get to ask questions and get answers from a once 11 year old girl that actually knew Lee H... more

Judy Chamberlain Jazz Cabaret

August 06, 2015 to December 22, 2016
Zippers Hideaway

Category: Music & Concerts

Jazz singer Judy Chamberlain in an intimate Uptown Dallas speakeasy cabaret setting, with Don Reasons at the grand piano. Timeless tunes and unscripted tales from a century of popular music. Thursday nights. Broadway lives here. more

Karaoke in Dallas at Henderson Country Club

July 23, 2015 to July 21, 2016
Henderson Avenue Country Club
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Category: Free

Karaoke in Dallas at Henderson Country Club every Thursday night starting at 9pm! Hosted by Live80! Come on down and sing your favorite song with the band! We will have $1 beer all night long and a few other food & drinks specials for you & all your friends. FREE to get in! Just tell Live80 what song you want ... more

Marc Chagall: Intersecting Traditions

February 04, 2016 to April 22, 2016
Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery (University of Dallas)

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

By: The University of Dallas “Since my early youth I have been fascinated by the Bible. It has always seemed to me and it seems to me still that it is the greatest source of poetry of all time. Since then I have sought this reflection in life and in art. The Bible is like an echo of nature and this secret I have... more

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