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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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4th Of July Fireworks Extravaganza

July 04, 2015
Lake Grapevine
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Free

Catch the 33rd annual 4th Of July Fireworks Extravaganza along Lake Grapevine, which can be viewed from any lakeside location as well as several other spots throughout Grapevine. Admission is free at most viewing locations. 9:30 p.m. more

Dallas 7K/4K

July 04, 2015
Fair Park Band Shell
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Category: Sports - Run/Walk/Marathon

Join the City of Dallas and its Park and Recreation Department as we celebrate the 4th of July with the annual running of the Dallas 7/4! The event features two unique race distances including a 7K and a 4K. The routes will be decorated with patriotic themes and traverse through historic Fair Park. Bring the entire f... more

Dallas Wind Symphony: A Star-Spangled Spectacular!

The Dallas Wind Symphony will light up the Meyerson Center with patriotic tunes, "indoor fireworks," and food for purchase. more

Dead, White & Chew 5k Zombie Mud Run

July 04, 2015

Category: Sports - Run/Walk/Marathon

Running for the Wounded Warrior Project (ID #26076) the 1st annual 4th July 5k zombie mud/obstacle Run. Participants can choose to be "Runners", "Zombies" or "spectators" (no charge); and must navigate their way through woods, creeks, hills and "zombie town" avoiding zombies who ar... more

Fair Park Fourth

City of Dallas' official Independence Day celebration features spectacular fireworks at the Cotton Bowl, entertainment, kids activities and more. more

FC Dallas vs. New England Revolution

July 04, 2015
Toyota Stadium

Category: Sports - Soccer

Come out and watch FC Dallas battle the New England Revolution on The Fourth of July! more

Firewheel Town Center Star Spangled Spectacular

July 04, 2015
Firewheel Town Center

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

Firewheel Town Center, in conjunction with the City of Garland, will celebrate our nation’s independence with a full afternoon of family fun during Star Spangled Spectacular from 2-10 p.m. on the Fourth of July. Families will enjoy face painters, balloon artists, bounce houses, RadHatter party hats, strolling ent... more

Galleria Dallas’ Showtime Saturdays Presents: Mister Willy Welch

Every Saturday DFW children and families are invited to enjoy the amazing FREE entertainment provided by Galleria Dallas and our friends from Slappy’s Playhouse. Mister Willy’s songs and stories spark the imagination and inspire a love of reading for kids and families. Shows are located near the Children's P... more

Lone Stars & Stripes Celebration

Lone Star Park in conjunction with the City of Grand Prairie will host our annual Lone Stars & Stripes Celebration on Saturday, July 4 sponsored by North Texas Ford Dealers and 99.5 The Wolf. Gate open at 3:00 p.m. | First live race at 5:00 p.m. more

McKinney's Red White and BOOM!

July 04, 2015
McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Free

The City of McKinney celebrates the Fourth of July at Red, White and BOOM! with free family activities, live entertainment and a spectacular fireworks show Saturday, July 4. more

Messina Hof Harvest Kickoff Bash

July 04, 2015
Messina Hof Grapevine Winery

Category: Children & Family

Come celebrate the beginning of harvest at Messina Hof in the park! Squish those grapes in between your toes at our lively Grape Stomp competition! Local food trucks, artists/merchants, fun activities for the whole family! Scavenger hunt, face painting, wine tastings, private tours and an abundance of Messina Hof wine! T... more

Old Fashioned Fourth at Dallas Heritage Village

July 04, 2015
Dallas Heritage Village

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

Deck the family out in red, white, and blue, grab your picnic basket and little red wagon and come celebrate the nation’s past at Dallas Heritage Village’s Old Fashioned Fourth, Saturday, July 4, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., (parade at noon), 1515 S. Harwood, Dallas, Texas 75215-1273. At 10:30 a.m., the Juni... more

Patriotic Pops Concert

July 04, 2015
St. Andrew United Methodist Church

Categories: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Music & Concerts

The Plano Symphony Orchestra, led by Maestro Hector Guzman, will present an entertaining and inspiring tribute to America at Saint Andrews United Methodist Church, located in Plano at 5801 W. Plano Parkway, at 3:00 PM on Saturday July 4th. The Patriotic Pops concert, sold out the last ten years, features patriotic sele... more

Red, White & Lewisville

July 04, 2015
Vista Ridge Mall
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Free

Lewisville's annual fireworks show, Red White & Lewisville, returns on July 4. The best viewing areas are between State Highway 121 and the south side of Vista Ridge Mall. The show is scheduled to start after sunset, about 9:30 p.m. For more information call 972-219-3401. more

Multi-Day Events

Alan and Michael Fleming: Gemini

June 26, 2015 to July 31, 2015
Cydonia Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

CYDONIA is pleased to present Alan & Michael Fleming's solo exhibition: Gemini. Gemini opens on Friday, June 26. The reception will take place from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. A performance entitled Pillars by the twin artists is scheduled for the following Saturday, June 27 starting at 11AM at the Klyde Warren Park in the ... more

Amazing Animals: Built to Survive

June 13, 2015 to September 07, 2015
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

Discover the marvels of natural engineering—and see how humans can draw inspiration from the innovations in the animal kingdom! Feel the pressure of a giraffe's heart, catch the wind with your own simulated wings, slow down the graceful gate of a sprinting cheetah and more as you make your way through this wild ex... 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

AT&T Performing Arts Center Presents Annie

June 23, 2015 to July 05, 2015
Winspear Opera House

Category: Theater & Dance

One of the world's best-loved musicals is back in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist Martin Charnin, this new production of ANNIE will be a classic incarnation of the beloved original. Featuring book and score by Tony Award®-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, ANNIE includes such ... more

Baseball: America’s Presidents, America’s Pastime

March 21, 2015 to October 04, 2015
George W. Bush Presidential Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Baseball: America's Presidents, America's Pastime showcases how baseball has mirrored trends in our larger society. At various points, the sport has personified America's racial, economic, and national struggles. more

BYOB Painting Party (Artsy Night Out)

June 19, 2015 to August 29, 2015
Ardor Studio

Category: Lectures & Workshops

Ardor Studio provides various services including meditative art, fine art workshops, BYOB Artsy Night Out and other exciting and fun programs. In Artsy Night Out parties, you will engage in a fun and exciting group art project with your friends and loved ones. It will help you get free of whatever’s on your mind ... more

Dallas by Chocolate Taste Tours

April 04, 2015 to April 03, 2016
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

Dallas by Chocolate Taste Tours transport you to the premier local chocolatiers in the Dallas area, sampling indulgent treats at each stop. Visit up to 4 to 5 chocolate-related locations in about 3 1/2 hours, depending on the tour. Many are hidden “gems” you might not otherwise know about. You will meet th... more

January 02, 2015 to April 23, 2017

Category: JFK 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

Dirty Dancing

June 23, 2015 to July 05, 2015
Music Hall at Fair Park

Category: Music & Concerts

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Distillery Tours

January 02, 2015 to December 19, 2015
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

Fourth of July Activities at the Dallas Arboretum

The Dallas Arboretum will have an Independence day-themed concert on Thursday, July 2 at 7:30 p.m. and continue the celebration through the weekend with live patriotic music and flags throughout the garden. Active and retired members of the armed forces will receive free admission. more

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