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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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Amy Berg’s Devastating Sexual Abuse Doc AN OPEN SECRET Screens One Night Only in Dallas

October 07, 2015
Angelika Film Center Dallas

Category: Theater & Dance

Dallas premiere of AN OPEN SECRET. Directed by Oscar®-nominated director Amy Berg (WEST OF MEMPHIS; DELIVER US FROM EVIL), AN OPEN SECRET is a shocking look at the lives of children betrayed and abandoned by a Hollywood system that essentially funnels them towards sexual predators without any oversight or regard for ... more

III Forks Sommelier for a Day

October 07, 2015
III Forks
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

Have you ever wanted the chance to be a sommelier at a fine dining restaurant with a world-class wine cellar? Then III Forks in Dallas has created the perfect new offering for you. Each month, the renowned steakhouse will offer guests the opportunity to be Sommelier for a Day. On the first Wednesday of the month from 5... more

Mötley Crüe

Iconic rock band Mötley Crüe announced the details of their final addition of North American dates, including the tour's stop at American Airlines Center on Wednesday, October 7. more

Sunset Sessions in The Park: The Roomsounds

October 07, 2015
The Park at The Shops at Park Lane
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Category: Music & Concerts

Head over to The Shops at Park Lane every Wednesday this October for Sunset Sessions in The Park, a new outdoor concert series. Enjoy free music from a variety of local artists including The Roomsounds on October 7, Troy Cartwright on October 14, Somebody’s Darling on October 21, and Chris Watson Band on October 28... more

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center

October 07, 2015
Belk Galleria Dallas

Category: Free

The BelkGives on the Go Mobile Mammography Center, a 39-foot-long, state-of-the-art screening center on wheels, will stop at Belk Galleria Dallas on Wednesday, October 7th to offer free, convenient mammogram screenings. Women age 40 and over with no breast concerns, who have not had a mammogram in the last 12 months and... more

‘Meditation’ brings the art of recycled mandalas to Texas Discovery Gardens

September 12, 2015 to January 06, 2016
Texas Discovery Gardens

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Ancient symbols with a modern, sustainable twist define Texas Discovery Gardens’ latest Exhibit. ‘Meditation’ features bright cutouts of recycled materials rendered into mandalas on crisp wooden boards by local artist and professor Brenda McKinney. “Using the symmetrical design of the mandala... more

DFW Chapter of the Institute of Management Consultants: The Consultant's Workshop

September 02, 2015 to December 07, 2016
Telos Club, Panthenon Conference Room
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Category: Lectures & Workshops

Unique Consultant's Workshops on the essentials of management consulting - every first Wednesday, 7:30-9:00 A.M. $15 for members, $25 for non-members (includes continental breakfast; please bring cash or check). IMC USA is the certifying body and professional association for management consultants and firms i... more

Multi-Day Events

"Conversations" at Mokah Gallery

October 05, 2015 to October 30, 2015
Mokah Art Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Mokah Gallery Presents “Conversations” : A joint exhibition with local artist Tiffany McAnarney and Grandmother, Joane Fogel. Opening brunch reception from 10AM to 1PM on Saturday, October 3rd. The exhibition will remain on view until November 1st. For this show, Tiffany has created a completely new techn... more

Adventure Awaits: Explore Dallas With Kwest

August 01, 2015 to July 31, 2016

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Category: Children & Family

Kwest is not so much a mobile app as it is a digitally-enhanced adventure in the real world. Kwest is a mobile platform that allows users to engage with their city in a brand new interactive way. Using their smartphone as a guide, Kwest allows people to embark on a unique journey through their city, learn new things ... 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

Autumn at the Arboretum

September 19, 2015 to November 25, 2015
Dallas Arboretum

Categories: Children & Family | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

September 19 – November 25, 2015 Dallas' most anticipated fall festival, Autumn at the Arboretum is one of "America's Best Pumpkin Festivals," according to Fodor's Travel. The 66-acre garden is a perfect place for a fun family photo in Cinderella’s Carriage or a leisurely walk among 150,000 fall-bl... more

Canstruction 2015

September 25, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Fair Park Dallas

Category: Free

Canstruction 2015 will be on display in the Science Museum located at Fair Park, during the State Fair of Texas. Canstruction is a design/build competition between local Architectural/Engineering/Construction firms, using canned goods to create gravity defying structures. At the end of the fair, all structures will be ... 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


September 10, 2015 to December 31, 2015
Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance will open its new special exhibit, “Holocaust by Bullets, Yahad-In Unum - 10 Years of Investigations,” with a reception and lecture on September 10, 2015 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit will run through December 31, 2015 Based on 10 years of resea... more

Oswald Rooming House Tours

January 01, 2015 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

Reference Points for Potential Constellations

September 25, 2015 to October 31, 2015
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

CYDONIA is pleased to present ALICJA BIELAWSKA’S FIRST SOLO EXHIBITION IN THE UNITED STATES: REFERENCE POINTS FOR POTENTIAL CONSTELLATIONS. THE EXHIBITION OPENS ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, with the RECEPTION taking place from 6:00PM UNTIL 8:00PM. Alicja Bielawska’s practice exists within the ontological rift be... more

Skyline Trapeze

April 03, 2015 to April 03, 2016
Skyline Trapeze
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Category: General

Dallas's 1st recreational Flying Trapeze rig. Open to the public for either trial swings or a full 2 hour class. Unleash Your Inner Circus and come fly with us! more

State Fair of Texas 2015

September 25, 2015 to October 18, 2015
Fair Park Dallas

Categories: Children & Family | Seasonal/Holiday/Festivals | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

Get ready for this year's 24-day showcase of entertainment, exhibits and competition presented in historic Fair Park. more

Taste of The Bishop Arts District food and historical walking tour, presented by Dallas Bites!

January 02, 2015 to March 30, 2016
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, Lockhart Smokehouse, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Veracruz Mesoamerican Cafe for very generous samples (this is a LOT of food!). You'll also learn the colorful h... more

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

March 09, 2015 to March 09, 2016
Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
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Category: JFK

The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza chronicles the assassination and legacy of President John F. Kennedy; interprets the Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and the John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza; and presents contemporary culture within the context of presidential history. more

WAAS Gallery presents "Acid Rain" by Caroline Oliver

October 03, 2015 to October 31, 2015
WAAS Gallery

Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The show’s title “Acid Rain” references Oliver’s current painting style and what she’s experienced in recent years. Through large-scale oil paintings, she creates pieces featuring a smooth and malleable nature as she uses neutral and neon to express each color’s own richness. Oliver&rs... more


One-Day Events

Crawshay Gallery Grand Opening

October 08, 2015
Crawshay Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

Gallery Owner and Artist Phil Crawshay will celebrate his gallery’s recent opening on Dragon Street with a Grand Opening Party on Thursday, October 8, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Exhibiting his large-scale, high-definition, panoramic fine art photography, the event will also feature City + Sky jewelry collection des... more

Fathom Presents... Finding Noah

October 08, 2015
NorthPark Center

Category: Children & Family

Fathom Events is partnering with 17K ASL, Propeller, and Alchemy to bring the thrilling unprecedented documentary Finding Noah to select cinemas nationwide on Thursday, October 8 for a special one-night event. A group of intrepid explorers go on a journey of discovery and excitement as they climb and live atop a 17,000f... more

Lecture: Author Jesse Sublett-1960s Austin Gangsters: Organized Crime that Rocked the Capital

LECTURE in partnership with the Dallas Historical Society: free to attend Timmy Overton of Austin and Jerry Ray James of Odessa were football stars who traded athletics for lives of crime. The original rebels without causes, nihilists with Cadillacs and Elvis hair, the Overton gang and their associates formed a ragtag w... more

Leukemia Texas 3rd annual Concert for a Cure

October 08, 2015
The Rustic Restaurant

Category: Music & Concerts

Join us for our 3rd annual Concert for a Cure on Thursday October 8, 2015 at The Rustic to kick off TX/OU weekend. Event Chairs, Leigh Ann and Courtney Kerr from 103.7 FM will recognize Honorary Chair Lynn McBee at this annual fundraiser to benefit Leukemia Texas. more

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