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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

Celtic Christmas Dallas

November 23, 2014
Granville Arts Center

Category: Children & Family

Celebrate the Christmas season with the music and dance of the Celtic Nations. Enjoy fiddles, harps, flutes, banjos, mandolins and guitars as well as singers and Irish step dancers who perform the traditional holiday music of the Irish, Scottish, and Welsh traditions with a little Americana thrown in for good measure. F... more

City Lights (Rescheduled)

Downtown's official tree lighting, fireworks, Santa's arrival, musical performances, holiday vendors, street performers, photos with Santa, and more! NOTE: Due to weather, the festival has been rescheduled to Nov. 23. more

RAGING BULL: Sunset Screenings

November 23, 2014
Annette Strauss Square

Category: Free

The Dallas Film Society and the AT&T Performing Arts Center present a series of free outdoor screenings in Annette Strauss Square. Raging Bull is a 1980 American biographical sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler and adapted by Paul Schrader and Mardik Martin fr... more

Multi-Day Events

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

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

Art Exhibition: The Cycles of the Fig Tree - Carlos Cázares

September 11, 2014 to November 23, 2014
St. Matthew's Cathedral Justus Sundermann Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Carlos Cázares is a Mexican visual artist specializing in the disciplines of painting, sculpture, and graphics. His works have been exhibited in galleries across the United States and Mexico. Through his art, Cázares seeks to expose his heart to the light of the Creator, and constantly seeks a way to impres... more

Autumn At The Arboretum

September 20, 2014 to November 26, 2014
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

  Autumn at the Arboretum is a fall favorite with more than 50,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash to create the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village. Many special events, photo opportunities and fun fall festivities take place all week long. Join us September 20-November 26 as the Arboretum transforms with th... more

Bishop Arts Food and Historical Walking Tour, presented by Dallas Bites!

March 30, 2014 to March 30, 2015
Dude, Sweet Chocolate
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

THE WEATHER WILL BE PERFECT when we tour the eclectic and amazing Bishop Arts District on foot. We stop at many great restaurants/eateries including Eno's Pizza, Hunky's, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Veracruz Mesoamerican Cafe for very generous samples (this is a LOT of food!). You'll also learn the colorful history of Oa... more

Dallas Startup Weekend Education

November 21, 2014 to November 23, 2014
Dallas Entrepreneur Center
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Category: General

Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event that brings together Dallas designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains to do amazing things. Startup Weekend EDU begins with 60-second pitches on Friday night that result in the formation of teams around the best, most viable education concepts. Teams spend Satu... more

Dallas' Best Chocolate Finds Tour, presented by Dallas by Chocolate

March 29, 2014 to March 29, 2015
Krispy Kreme
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

Dallas by Chocolate taste tours take you to sample the finest chocolate desserts, wines and gourmet foods in the Dallas area. Guests of all ages will enjoy riding around town on a private bus and learning how local artisanal chocolatiers and those with businesses related to chocolate (i.e. cheese makers, cookie makers,... more

DallasCityTour.com

April 25, 2014 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

Drawn to Action: The Life and Work of Arthur Szyk

Arthur Szyk, a Polish-Jewish refugee who ultimately settled in the US during WWII was a tireless advocate for democracy, the West, and the anti-fascism. His elaborate and ornate political cartoons were featured on the covers of many of the most prominent American wartime magazines and journals. Szyk was also a passionate... more

Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland (film)

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Amongst these remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to ... more

Oswald Rooming House Tours

April 25, 2014 to April 25, 2017

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Categories: General | JFK

Come relive history through the eyes of an 11 year old girl Patrica Hall. Take a step back in time at 1026 N Beckley Avenue see the room Lee Harvey Oswald lived in. Your guide will be the home owner as she narrates what happened that fatal day. More details are at the website. more

Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio

September 13, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Nasher Sculpture Center
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Nasher Sculpture Center is pleased to present Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio from September 13, 2014 to January 4, 2015. This represents the first major museum exhibition of the work of Thomas Heatherwick and his studio in North America. The Nasher Sculpture Center is open Tuesday thr... more

Remington College Dallas Campus offers free salon services for food drive donations

November 04, 2014 to November 29, 2014
The Salon at Remington College

Category: General

Remington College is again holding its “Cuts for Cause” event to collect food for families in need. Throughout November, anyone who brings in a can of food or other non-perishable food donation gets a free haircut, manicure, or pedicure. The salon services will be provided by students and instructors in th... more

Repticon Dallas Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

November 22, 2014 to November 23, 2014
Knights of Columbus Center
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Category: Expos/Trade Shows

Repticon Dallas is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise. Participate in free raffles held for enthusiasts, animal seminars, and kid’s activities. more

Robots 3D (film)

November 01, 2014 to March 22, 2015
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
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Category: Children & Family

What does it take to make a “humanoid” robot – a robot who can do anything we can do but without the benefit of a human brain? This is the challenge for scientists now as they create robots who are becoming eerily like the people who are making them. Fascinating and fun, Robots 3D shows the latest devel... more

Salvation Army Angel Tree at Galleria Dallas

November 11, 2014 to December 10, 2014
Galleria Dallas
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Category: Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

Adopt an angel through the Salvation Army Angel Tree this holiday season and help others in need. Nov. 7 – Dec. 10 more

SPCA of Texas "Home for the Holidays" Custom Dog Houses

November 14, 2014 to December 08, 2014
NorthPark Center

Category: General

The SPCA of Texas joins forces with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry of Greater Dallas and other community organizations for the “Home for the Holidays” campaign featuring custom dog houses. The dog houses will be raffled off with tickets available for $5 a piece or five raffle tickets for ... more

The 12 Days of Christmas

November 16, 2014 to January 04, 2015
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

Celebrate the holidays like never before with this centerpiece exhibit featuring an elaborate collection of life-size Victorian gazebos filled with the charming costumed characters made famous by the beloved Christmas carol. Each gazebo will be encased in glass and extravagantly decorated on all sides to provide a dram... more

The Salvation Army Angel Tree

November 07, 2014 to December 08, 2014
NorthPark Center

Category: General

Make the holiday season a memorable one for those in need by giving presents, clothing and necessities through The Salvation Army Angel Tree. Choose an Angel from The Angel Tree, drop off your gift by December 9, and The Salvation Army will make your delivery in time for Christmas. Created in 1979, The Angel Tree is one ... more

The Trains at NorthPark

November 22, 2014 to January 04, 2015
NorthPark Center

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

The Trains at NorthPark, presented by Bank of Texas, will celebrate its 16th year at NorthPark Center in 2014. The most elaborate toy trains exhibit in Texas, The Trains at NorthPark includes trains rolling across 1,600 feet of track on a journey across America. Cityscapes include downtown Dallas, with the beautiful Marg... more

The Trains at NorthPark™ Benefiting the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas

November 22, 2014 to January 04, 2015
NorthPark Center

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals

The Trains at NorthPark™, presented by Bank of Texas, is a NorthPark Center holiday tradition. The most elaborate miniature toy trains exhibit in Texas, The Trains at NorthPark™ includes trains rolling across 1,600 feet of track on a journey across America. Cityscapes include downtown Dallas, with the iconic ... more

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