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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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"Toastin' the Town" Winery, Chocolate, Cheese, Pizza and Jazz Tour

August 01, 2015
Two Corks and a Bottle
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

Get set for a fun evening that starts with a wine tasting, cheeseboard and pizza at Two Corks and a Bottle, followed by dessert venues including Kate Weiser Chocolate, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Steel City Pops! Our bus will whisk us from one exciting venue to another, including one of the city's hottest jazz clubs. Pric... more

Addison Summer Series

August 01, 2015
Beckert Park
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Category: Children & Family

8/1 : Movie: "Top Gun" Pack a picnic and gather up your family and friends for Addison’s annual Summer Series. Spend your Saturday nights in June, July and August soaking up FREE live music from a variety of genres or enjoying a family-friendly, classic 80s movie -- all of this under a blanket of beaut... more

Dallas Bites Taste Tours - Dallas' Best BBB Tour (BBQ, Burgers and Beer)

August 01, 2015
Board the bus!

Category: Culinary & Food Tours

It's the great Saturday escape, as we ride from one terrific bbq & burger joint to another in air-conditioned style. You'll taste our personal local favorites: Pecan Lodge Catering, Mike Anderson's BBQ, Rodeo Goat & Offsite Kitchen Burgers. We'll also visit an award-winning brewery. Price includes bus, food, bev... more

Dallas Bites Taste Tours - Wine/Chocolate/Cheese/Pizza/Jazz Tour

August 01, 2015
Board the bus!

Category: Culinary & Food Tours

Get set for a fun evening that starts with a wine tasting, cheeseboard and pizza at Two Corks and a Bottle, followed by desserts at Kate Weiser Chocolate, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and Steel City Pops! Our bus will whisk us from one exciting venue to another, including a hot local jazz club. Price includes private bus, bever... more

Denton Summer Movie Night - The Notebook

August 01, 2015
Denton Downtown Square

Category: Free

The Alzheimer's Association, Greater Dallas Chapter, in association with the Dallas Film Society is proud to present a free screening of The Notebook on the Denton Downtown Square! Bring your blankets and snacks and enjoy a fantastic film with family and friends ! The film begins after sunset so come out early and get yo... more

Galleria Dallas’ Showtime Saturdays Presents: Magic Mike Williams

August 01, 2015
Galleria Dallas
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Category: Children & Family

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. Mike Williams, half comedian and half magician, will be sure to entertain with his sleight of hand tricks and comedy magic. Shows are located near the Ch... more

IAF at the Park

August 01, 2015
Klyde Warren Park

Category: Children & Family

Hey Dallas! Come out to Klyde Warren Park on August 1, 2015 for a fun filled day! Inspire Ambition Foundation Inc. is hosting a family carnival for children of all ages. With games, bounce houses and prizes it’s not an event to miss! Your child will even have an opportunity to display some of their talents on the p... more

Multi-Day Events

Dallas by Chocolate - Chocolate Overboard Tour

August 01, 2015
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Category: Culinary & Food Tours

Climb aboard our air-conditioned bus for the chocolate time of your life! At Perfect Temper Kitchen, you'll be plied with scrumptious samples. Then Sublime Chocolate in Allen shows us how their chocolates are made. More stops: Neiman Marcus' chief chocolatier, Elegantly Chocolate...and Old Town Creamery in Plano, named ... more

Free School Supplies Through MetroPCS & After-School All-Stars

August 01, 2015

Category: Free

School is almost back in session, are you ready? MetroPCS and After-School All-Stars North Texas want children to be prepared to start the school year off right! Parents can stop by one of sixteen participating MetroPCS locations in the Dallas/Fort Worth area between July 30-August 23 for FREE school supplies and ice po... 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 Motown The Musical

July 21, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Winspear Opera House

Category: Theater & Dance

Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, Motown is the real story of the one-of-a-kind sound that hit the airwaves in 1959 and changed our culture forever. The show charts Motown Founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Stev... 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

Carrollton Train Depot Story Time

August 01, 2015 to December 05, 2015
Carrollton Public Library at HEBRON & JOSEY
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Category: Children & Family

Join us at the Carrollton Public Library (Hebron Location) for Train stories and fun! Event is sponsored by the Carrollton Depot Foundation Find us in the H&J Conference Room! (All children must be accompanied by an adult) more

Dallas Arboretum August Dollar Days

August 01, 2015 to August 31, 2015
Dallas Arboretum
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Categories: Children & Family | Parks/Gardens/Zoo

The dog days of summer bring Dollar Days in August at the Arboretum. Throughout the entire month visitors can enjoy general admission for only $1. As always, members receive free general admission and parking year-round. This is a perfect opportunity for new Arboretum visitors to bring the kids out to experience the eig... 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

Deep Ellum Outdoor Market

January 01, 2015 to March 01, 2016
Deep Ellum
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Category: Free

The Deep Ellum Outdoor Market features local artists, live music, and food trucks in Dallas most unique neighborhood. The 2800 block of Main St is shut down to make a walkable, urban area. DEOM meets every 3rd Saturday of the Month between 11am and 5pm. more

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

Fresh Ideas 2015

June 27, 2015 to August 08, 2015
MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

The Visual Art of Lewisville, Texas is pleased to announce the opening reception for the Fresh Ideas Show on Saturday, June 27th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will be held at the MCL Grand Theater Art Gallery in Lewisville, Texas. The reception will include refreshments, and music from local duo JUST US, singer-songw... more

I'm Always on My Mind

July 24, 2015 to August 22, 2015
Theatre 166

Category: Theater & Dance

The show stars Plano’s Ken Orman and is directed by television and Broadway actress,Linda Leonard. “I’m Always On My Mind” opens July 24 and runs August 22 at Theatre166, 2425 W. Parker Road, in Carrollton. Tickets are on sale via Eventbrite here. “I’m Always On My Mind,” written... more

Junior Players presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Bollywood Spectacular!

July 28, 2015 to August 02, 2015
Samuell - Grand Amphi-Theatre

Category: Theater & Dance

The Bard goes Bollywood this summer as the participants of Junior Players' Discover Shakespeare program present A Midsummer Night’s Dream will all of the excitement that Bollywood has to offer. Performances are Tuesday, July 28, 2015 – Sunday, August 2, 2015 at the Samuell-Grand Park Amphitheater. Gates open... more

Michael Kenna: France

May 16, 2015 to August 01, 2015
PDNB Gallery
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Category: Galleries & Exhibits

This will be PDNB Gallery's fourth solo exhibition for the renowned landscape photographer, Michael Kenna. This very special show will highlight photographs of France taken in the past several decades. The exhibition follows the release of his latest book, FRANCE, by Nazraeli Press, and his exhibition in Paris at Le Mus&... more

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

June 25, 2015 to September 30, 2015
The Heard Museum
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Category: Children & Family

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. Our butterfly garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract these lovely creatures. more

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